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Birth of the Cool achievement in Streets of Rage 4

Birth of the Cool

Catch a weapon in the air.

Birth of the Cool0
06 June 2020 - 2 guidesOnline/Offline - These achievements can be obtained in either an online or offline game mode.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.Cooperative - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a cooperative game mode who have met the achievement requirements.

How to unlock the Birth of the Cool achievement

  • AfroMoBroAfroMoBro320,311
    01 May 2020 01 May 2020 01 May 2020
    8 1 2
    If you have the timing and are close enough, you can get a weapon and then throw it against a wall. It should bounce off the wall allowing you to catch it without relying on the AI.

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    Pocket1Early sub boss level 2 I think throws a load of pipes into the air just jump and press b
    Posted by Pocket1 on 01 May at 20:27
    Carmona25Can also unlock this by catching the Boomerang you get at the beginning of stage 6.
    Posted by Carmona25 on 10 May at 15:10
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  • AceCardJonesAceCardJones423,060
    30 Apr 2020 21 May 2020 21 May 2020
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    This achievement is unlocked by catching a weapon from mid-air. This can be done by catching a weapon another enemy has thrown or by catching a weapon you have thrown after it makes contact with an enemy or obstacle.

    It is important to know that this can't be done with weapons that break on contact or do not rebound off of an enemy like the knife, meat cleaver, broken bottle etc.

    Your best bet here is to go with a multi-use weapon like the pipe or a baton. These weapons can be thrown forward by holding forward and pressing the item pick up button. Throw one of these weapons at an enemy or wall and if you are in range of the item when it rebounds, you can press the item pick up button to catch the weapon in mid-air.

    I have recorded a video demonstrating this method on both enemies and a wall in Stage 1 (The Streets). If this guide/video helped you out, please leave a like on the video and up vote the solution.

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