Claptrap's New Robot Revolution

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Claptrap's New Robot Revolution

What a party! achievement in Borderlands

What a party!

Collect 3 panties, 5 fish in a bag, and 15 pizzas

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How to unlock the What a party! achievement

  • Chris8875Chris8875641,351
    04 Nov 2010 14 Oct 2010 22 Dec 2010
    149 11 48
    Originally there were two issues in relation to getting any of the four collectible achievements linked to the Claptrap DLC.

    The first one was a bug that is stopping a number of the collectable achievements:

    A: “What a party!”
    B: “It’s so realistic”
    C: “Bobble-trap”
    D: “The Lubricator”

    Popping when they are achieved. Gearbox released a patch to fix the problem in late 2010 so this is no longer an issue.

    The second issue is that the drop rates for a number of these items are obscenely low.

    The best way I have found to deal with this problem is to "actively farm" MINAC - the final boss at the end of the DLC.

    Now, many people are getting to MINAC, going to hide in a corner where MINAC and the Claptraps it releases can't get at them, and going away to do something else. After 3-4 hours they come back, kill MINAC and collect a tonne of items from around the area.

    This I consider to be "passive farming". I have found, after much testing, that "actively farming" MINAC is immeasurably more rewards and prompts drop rates 3-6 times better than "passive farming" on all items.

    "Active farming" involves dying a lot, to be blunt. But you aren't losing money when you do so, and MINAC doesn't return to full health if you do so (unlike Crawmerax) so there's no disincentive in dying.

    To "actively farm", you need to shoot out all of MINACs turrets - not his "eye", but everything else. Once that is done, you can attack a bit more confidently.

    Follow MINAC when he is on the move, but stay behind it so the "eye" can't get you. When MINAC stops, it will release Divine Wind claptraps - and this is when you attack.

    Actively kill the claptraps from close to medium distance. What happens when you do so is that MORE and MORE spawn from MINAC.

    For example, if you get in and kill the first tow claptraps to emerge from MINACs doors before those doors close, more claptraps will spawn. If you kill them, 2 more will spawn. And so on.

    What happens is that instead of 2 claptraps emerging from the doors every time MINAC stops, 6-8 emerge.

    Also, I found that with these extra claptraps emerging (and the greater number of dropped items which naturally appear), actively hunting them down seems to increase the chances for special drops.

    In 90 minutes last night, I gathered 10 sets of 3D glasses, 6 Clapfish, 8 pink panties, 6-8 oil cans, 6-8 bobbleheads and 5 pieces of pizza. In just 90 minutes!

    Once you're finished farming, kill MINAC and gather the rest of the items. But yes, get out, chase the claptraps and actively farm - its more fun and hugely more profitable.

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    xNeo21xFour plus hours in and I’ve only got the oil can achievement. Pretty sure I’ve only gotten 4-5 pizzas and bobble heads so far. Whoever at Gearbox thought it was a good idea to have 3 achievements based on RNG with absurdly low drop rates can go get anal rapped by an STD riddled rusty nail. HOW COULD YOU THINK THIS IS FUN?! Were you trying to say F-U to the achievement hunters?
    Posted by xNeo21x on 08 Aug 18 at 01:04
    Mr DopeGaming15 Pizzas shock Only thing I am missing and I have been actively farming MINAC for at least 4-6 hours
    Posted by Mr DopeGaming on 01 Jan 19 at 11:28
    Buachaill DonaAnyone Know why TA doesn't show I've won this achievement?
    Posted by Buachaill Dona on 09 Sep 19 at 08:16
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    The fish and panties won't take long to get, but the pizza is probably the rarest drop and you need a lot of them. So be prepared to farm for a while.

    There are two easy way to get collectibles.

    1. In the hyperion dump, north of the entrance.
    2. Farming MINAC.

    For method 1 just go to the hyperion dump, head north and kill all of the claptraps surrounding the fort. Collect any rare-drops and then save and quit. Then resume game and you will be back at the entrance and you can do it again. This is not terribly difficult but rather time consuming. I was only getting 1 or 2 rare drops in a run.

    For method 2 go to MINAC and immediately run forwards and to the left. On the left hand side of the road (after the really big rock) there is a smaller rock you can hide behind. From the road looking at the rock there is a red chest to the right of it. From this position you can avoid MINAC and the DW claptraps. Pop out once and a while to destroy all of the turrets. Once you've done that it is relatively safe to go out from your hiding spot. Here is where you have some options. You can either stay in your hiding spot for hours, or you can go out and chase MINAC around killing the DWCTs quickly. The faster you kill them the more of them spawn.

    I decided to use a combination. After sitting for awhile I would run out, collect items and chase MINAC around. When I got bored I just went back into hiding and walked away and did something else. I was a little hesitant to leave it over night without testing it first.

    On my first run I wasn't close enough to the rock and eventually some DWCT got to me and killed me. If you are situated correctly you could die a lot if you leave it over night.

    Once you've left it run for a while hop out and collect your loot and then kill MINAC. The longer you let it go the more loot there will be. I only had to leave it going overnight (8hrs) to get the remaining items.

    Loot Rarity
    Oil Can
    Claptrap bobble-heads
    3D glasses
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    mph spartanyou mean booble head-trap not bobble-trap
    Posted by mph spartan on 06 Feb 11 at 20:33
    Quarantaneis there any way to fight MINAC againa if you've already killed him?

    Or do I have to replay the dump section a million times.
    Posted by Quarantane on 01 Aug 11 at 21:37
    Mike LangloisYou can do it as much as you like. Just go back to Wayward Pass, go through the first three bosses, and your back an MINAC.
    Posted by Mike Langlois on 13 Aug 11 at 10:38
  • HumpyrtonHumpyrton814,495
    17 Nov 2010 17 Nov 2010
    27 6 0
    If you are only going for the special items, you can sit and do the MINAC version, which takes a long long time, left mine on for 10+ hrs only got 3d glasses chieve and its a party. But when you are killing claptraps if they drop a special it will drop two things one normal one special, so when killing look for a double green drop to make it go a little faster. The best to farm them is the dump at the beginning go north around the Hyperion camp, then south east corner also has bunches of only claptraps.
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