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There are a maximum of 62 L.A. Noire achievements worth 3,370 (1,500)

6,427 tracked gamers have this game, 377 have completed it (5.87%)

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Shamus To The Stars in L.A. Noire

Shamus To The Stars243 (80)

Complete all story cases with a five star rating.

  • Unlocked by 705 tracked gamers (11% - TA Ratio = 3.03) 6,496  

Achievement Guide for Shamus To The Stars

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Segendary Ty
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Segendary Ty
Achievement won on 21 Nov 17
TA Score for this game: 3,370
Posted on 21 November 17 at 13:02, Edited on 04 January 18 at 15:48
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Not so much a complete guide so more a tips and tricks

This achievement includes all 'DLC'. These are The Naked City, Slip of the Tongue, Reefer Madness, Nicholson Electroplating and new to most Xbox players: The Consul's Car
So that means you need to get 25 stars more than the original game.
However Patrol Desk and the very last case: A Different Kind of War don't have ratings

How to get 5 star ratings:
To pull this off you basically need to minimize the damage you do to the city, traffic and people while driving. You also have to find all clues and get use all the right interrogation techniques.
It is possible to miss 1 clue or question and still get 5 star ratings but I wouldn't bet on that. So stay sharp to avoid replays

To help with that use
-Fast travel through letting your partner drive while holding cn_Y
-Use the Hard Boiled Detective outfit to eliminate 1 wrong interrogation technique option each time. This outfit is obtained by collecting all 8 novels which is a new type of collectible added to this version of the game with it's own achievement
-Use Intuition points to
--mark all collectibles on your mini-map. This expires when you leave the area.
--remove a wrong interrogation technique
You get 5 at the beginning of each case when you are on maximum rank.
-Play with the Clue music on and stay collecting clues until it fades (an exception to this is down below)

Recommended guide
Or if you want to play along a guide I recommend the LA Noire wikia
http://lanoire.wikia.com/wiki/Cases
All credits for writing and such go to them.

Other achievements tied to this:
While going for this achievement you are likely to get these achievements as well:
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***


Notes
During the Nicholson Electroplating case you are asked to do a little experiment at Pinkertons lab in the Precinct. After that the clue music will fade but you NEED to stay and look at a SECOND pile of pictures to get the 5 star rating!

During second Homicide case: The Golden Butterfly do NOT charge the husband Hugo Moller or you will not get 5 stars. Instead charge the creeper Eli Rooney. However it is wise to interview Hugo Moller first

This one is easily obtained during several street crimes. Which are easily found and played in Streets of LA 'replays' so don't worry about replaying cases to get this achievement:
L.A. NoireNot So HastyThe Not So Hasty achievement in L.A. Noire worth 25 pointsStop a fleeing suspect with a warning shot as an LAPD Detective.



However pursuing these achievements will cause you to have to replay the case they relate to So I recommend combining these achievements to minimize replays
L.A. NoireSecret AchievementThe Secret Achievement achievement in L.A. Noire worth 50 pointsContinue playing to unlock this secret achievement

L.A. NoirePublic MenaceThe Public Menace achievement in L.A. Noire worth 100 pointsRack up $47,000 in penalties during a single story case.
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