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Deep Impact

Hidden Achievement

Deep Impact-0.8
10 January 2020 - 5 guides

How to unlock the Deep Impact achievement

  • fallouthirteenfallouthirteen552,312
    30 May 2019 30 May 2019 04 Jun 2019
    25 3 19
    Hit Giant's Deep REALLY fast to break through the current. I locked on and went away to about 170km then turned around and accelerated straight towards it. Make sure to keep the dotted lines to a minimum while moving towards otherwise you might fly past it; they show when you've matched the heading of your target. Once I got below the current (but not below the electric core) it unlocked. Requires a tiny bit of luck since if there's an island or the probe launcher in the way you won't be able to avoid it at the speed you require.

    Edit: This may also work. Fly into a counter clockwise vortex. Those ones push you down. I already had achievement from first thing so not sure if this counts.

    Edit: Sounds like cyclone method doesn't work, have to use speed method.
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    Irrotational This took me a few attempts, I was going straight at it, at over 5000kmh , and it didn't pop.

    The last time I hit at over 6000kmh AND I used the landing camera to accelerate away from giants deep and then back towards it. Using the landing camera like this keeps you completely centred on the planet so you don't get any white light lines.
    Posted by Irrotational on 03 Aug 19 at 19:42
    Catatonic Nali This is what worked perfectly for me after a handful of failed attempts.
    I lined up with Giant's Deep from right up close and reversed away at full thrusters.
    Once I was 200km away I jammed on forward thrusters to slow down.
    I eventually came to a complete stop at about 385km away and started accelerating towards it.
    I think my speed when I hit the planet head on was roughly 6200m/s and that punched right through to the core.
    Posted by Catatonic Nali on 21 Oct 19 at 09:37
    planchetflaw I bounced off the planet at 7k+ speed. No clue why that happened. 2nd attempt I got it.
    Posted by planchetflaw on 23 Nov 19 at 01:59
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