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What? There's nothing wrong with these...

Finish the game with the starter sword, bow or shield.

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How to unlock the What? There's nothing wrong with these... achievement

  • TheBigBBTheBigBB335,312
    11 Aug 2018 10 Aug 2018 11 Aug 2018
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    I was able to do this by focusing on traps. Traps can get 175% increased damage on frozen enemies, 100% on burning enemies, and 100% on poisoned. If you have a way to freeze, burn, poison (or all 3) enemies and you have those mods on level 20ish Crossbow traps, you will melt the boss without using anything else.

    If you have unlocked the permanent upgrades that give random weapons, you can't get the achievement with those. Players with theses upgrades can still find the original gear hidden in the walls under and next to the bridge you start the game on.

    TLDR: make sure you're taking the actual starter gear that would spawn on a brand new game.
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    Maka91This one wasn't too bad. Used Rusty Sword I as my starter sword just to meet requirements. Made my entire way through the game using explosive bow, wolf trap, and crossbowmatic turret. Had skills timer, skills dps, and +30% health as my upgrades. For the scrolls, I did 5 brutality, 18 tactics, and 7 survival which brought me to around 6,400 health and crazy good DPS.
    Posted by Maka91 on 13 Aug 18 at 07:56
    NINja277i just completed this with the starter wooden shield , i never even upgraded it and the achievement did not pop for me.
    Posted by NINja277 on 22 Aug 18 at 06:40
    LunarKnightXThe shield is the best bet since you can still use it to parry all game. I didn't really like deployables for the last boss since he can knock them into the spike pits. Spamming a decently strong Wings of the Crow works well and instantly erases those annoying flag bombs.
    Posted by LunarKnightX on 26 Aug 18 at 14:40
    ZotmeisterMy experience matches NINja277's. Took the Old Wooden Shield from the wall, never picked up or even recycled another shield the entire run, kept the Old Wooden Shield in the same slot the whole time, took down the Hand of the King... no Achievement. Entered the fountain, credits rolled... no Achievement. Back to the Prisoner's Quarters... no Achievement. I think we have a Buggy Minus on our hands here. Can anyone confirm if maybe a patch broke this?

    EDIT: Game just got updated today, I'll try again.

    UPDATE: I have confirmed that the Achievement IS (now?) earnable through the above method; it pops during the credits. I don't know if the update fixed something broken, or if another quirk I tried was a factor: I put the Old Wooden Shield in the 'X' button slot. It was the first thing I'd picked up, and never moved it (I usually put shields on the 'Y' button).
    Posted by Zotmeister on 24 Jun 19 at 21:15
    Ricardo CapelloCan I upgrade the starter shield, bow or sword? Or do I have to keep it as taken?
    Posted by Ricardo Capello on 31 Oct 19 at 09:44
    FaSCoRPFor those that ask for "Can I upgrade the starter shield, bow or sword", the answer is no, the character that allow upgrades of items does not have for the started items, so you can't because you are not allowed, and even if you wanted or could do it by mistake, it is not possible since the game does not have that feature fot the starter items.
    Posted by FaSCoRP on 06 Dec 19 at 23:25
    JuniorRooneyFaSCoRP?? you can 100% upgrade the starter weapons! Not sure if it voids the achievement but you make it sound like there's no option to upgrade starter gear. You can + them and reforge them for different skills.
    Posted by JuniorRooney on 16 Jan at 12:44
    JuniorRooneyFaSCoRP?? you can 100% upgrade the starter weapons! Not sure if it voids the achievement but you make it sound like there's no option to upgrade starter gear. You can + them and reforge them for different skills.
    Edit: Yep, just unlocked this achievement with starter bow at 1+ and reforge it a few times too. Okay to upgrade.
    Posted by JuniorRooney on 16 Jan at 17:43
    Lord Betusyou can upgrade. +1 from me on the guide
    Posted by Lord Betus on 04 Apr at 00:20
    Monkeyboy159661Can you pick a weapon along side with cursed swors
    Posted by Monkeyboy159661 on 02 Jun at 20:42
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