State of Decay 2 achievements

State of Decay 2

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There are 137 State of Decay 2 achievements (62 without DLC) worth 9,846 (2,050)

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The First Hurdle in State of Decay 2

The First Hurdle88 (15)

Destroy a plague heart in a Dread Zone or a Nightmare Zone.

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Achievement Guide for The First Hurdle

Fuzzmeister J
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Fuzzmeister J
Achievement won on 05 Apr 19
TA Score for this game: 9,846
Posted on 06 April 19 at 02:09
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In Dread and Nightmare modes, there will be more plague hearts than normal. It looks like 12 or so depending on the map. With enough prep, this can be pretty easy.

Scentblock was added in a recent update and allows you to walk right past zombies.

2 C4 can kill a heart on Nightmare mode, or 3 of the rocket pods or remote charges from the Daybreak DLC.

Take some plague cure to help with the scent block.

Before you go after the plague hearts, get a car and load up on fuel and repair kits. Do a lap around the map and look for where the hearts are. You can radio in a location, but that takes an hour to cool down. You shouldn't have any trouble while scouting as long as you don't run over many zombies. Take scentblock and plague cure with you just in case, but try not to use it. Look for the red glow coming out of buildings and wait a second for your mini map to mark the building. I had several plague hearts spawn close to each other.

With enough inventory, you can take 2-3 scentblock, 2 plague cure, and 12 c4 charges. Put fuel and repair kits in your left over slots. Going out during the day is best.

You can apply scent block and just walk into a building, plant 2 C4 charges, and walk out. Blow up the heart, and loot it if you have room, but keeping the stuff you started with is more important.

If you waited to apply scentblock right before going into the plague heart building, you should have enough to take out a few more hearts on the same dose. If you don't get hit by a plague zombie, you can safely take 2 doses before using a plague cure and moving on to the next hearts.

Don't get too greedy! If your characters are hurt or you are low on fuel, go back to base and rest up. Get some fresh survivors and go back out.

This achievement is just for one heart, but there is one for killing all of them on nightmare and you need to complete 4 legacy stories too.
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