Comeback Kid achievement in Pure

Comeback Kid

Come from last place on the last lap to win a race event in World Tour Mode.

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How to unlock the Comeback Kid achievement

  • crewdycrewdy#4923556,816
    08 May 2010 08 May 2010 11 May 2010
    88 3 32
    First things first: you do not need to do the tutorial trick or restart the tour on a new save file, despite what people say. I just did this after already getting the "Pure Perfection" achievement on the same save. Also, boosting the whole lap is not required, taking the best line, and doing it well is enough to get this.

    After countless (8+) hours of trying every written method I could find on the internet, I finally came across this YouTube video which annotates the entire race from start to finish and shows the perfect line to take as well as when to boost and pull off tricks to keep your boost high.

    Using this method, I was able to get the achievement third go, after messing up the beginning of the third lap and coming a close second on the first two. Hopefully this will help out anyone who is still having issues with this horribly annoying achievement.

    Thanks to furiousgeorge00 of YouTube for creating this video.

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    FaintKitten34551st attempt. didn't even use video! just use tutorial glitch
    Posted by FaintKitten3455 on 20 Jul 16 at 18:56
    Roose91This has evidently helped many out, but is much more luck based than portrayed. I have never had the pack as tight as it is in the video in 15+ attempts. The leader is always a good 10 seconds ahead of everyone else and the last man way behind everyone else.
    Posted by Roose91 on 03 Aug 17 at 00:28
    Taipei KindomGot it first try OMG!!!!!!!!! thank you!!!
    Posted by Taipei Kindom on 11 Jun 19 at 07:50
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    I've just unlocked it after beating the tour, here's what I did. I started to do this "tutorial cheat" I heard about. It's useful when you've already done the tour because the oponents seems to be harder.

    So go into the tutorial, press X to redo the qualification, and then just go into the race on Glamis and wait at the starting line on the last lap. Once you're 16th, juste boost like hell to the first place. The oponents seems to be dumber after redoing the tutorial, I managed to catch the 2nd on the last vertigo jump, he crashed.
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    JohnnyGreenbackYep, just like everyone else said above, this trick really worked. Use Glamis and take the shortcut. I have been trying to get this one for a while. Got really close but kept coming in 2nd. Got online and found this trick, got the achievement on the 2nd try.
    Posted by JohnnyGreenback on 13 Nov 13 at 05:45
    witter56Took me 1+ hour to get this using this method. Just don't give up. You gotta get lucky!
    Posted by witter56 on 01 Jan 17 at 22:49
    FuzzedUpCookie1st try using this trick and map! +1
    Posted by FuzzedUpCookie on 01 Jan 18 at 18:17
  • MakkerMakker398,149
    23 Jan 2010 07 Feb 2011 07 Feb 2011
    30 0 4
    I originally posted this on X360A but since it was well received I thought I'd add it here too. Sorry for the wall of text but I put this together with the level of information I would have liked when I was going for this achievement.

    Rider - Jay Valdes
    Engine - Spark Racing 250cc 2 Stroke (D Class)
    Stats - 11, 23, 48, 25 & 44
    Track - Glamis
    Some have said that starting a new World Tour puts the AI into an easier difficulty setting. That's only half true. It's the tutorials at the start of the tour that does this, not actually wiping your save file and starting a new tour (which forces you to redo the tutorial so...). Before starting, take all the upgrade parts off your ATV (as in pick any parts you like but don't choose the +1 or +2 and also don't use the Enduro/Sprint sprocket kits either as they're classed as upgrades). The reason for this is the XBox ramps the difficulty as soon as you put any +1 or +2 parts onto your ATV. Play the full tutorial and then go straight into Stage 1 on the track Glamis. As everyone else has said, there's luck involved as well as your own skill. I came within a hair's breadth 4 times before I actually got it and even had a crash on 2 of those attempts. I raced properly for the first 2 laps and then stopped on the final bend at the end of the 2nd lap. Now grind your teeth and complain about how long it takes them all to catch up. Start moving (I was actually in 16th place when I completed the 2nd lap), round the first bend to the right and under the bridge. As you approach the next jump, angle to the left by about 40 degrees and you'll be on a shortcut. Granted this isn't a big shortcut but on the race when I got the achievement it made the difference. I wouldn't have got it without that shortcut.

    Credit goes to CheshireMulisha for telling me to do this on Glamis.
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    SighrisI did it this way, took me 3 tries.
    Posted by Sighris on 22 Mar 13 at 06:32
    Oh VegetablesWorked perfect, first try.
    Posted by Oh Vegetables on 21 May 17 at 23:36
    Falcon Eye 22Did exactly what you said and it worked perfectly. Thanks! headspin
    Posted by Falcon Eye 22 on 14 Nov 17 at 10:17
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