Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) achievements

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC)

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There are 73 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC) achievements (49 without DLC) worth 5,507 (2,000)

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End of Chaos in Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (PC)

End of Chaos240 (70)

Complete campaign on Primarch Difficulty in Chaos Rising.

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Achievement Guide for End of Chaos

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Achievement won on 21 Jul 11
TA Score for this game: 5,507
Posted on 20 July 11 at 05:34, Edited on 13 April 12 at 20:12
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Blood for the Blood God!!!

If you thought Primarch on the first part was hard, get ready for a real treat in this version. You will find that Cyrus isn't much help here (due to the enemies great detection skills) and that you will be slugging it out a lot with enemy soldiers. This isn't hard at all UNTIL you start fighting Chaos Space Marines. They have a few units that WILL tear you to pieces. Mainly the Plague Marines.

I really hate those guys.

The key here is making sure that all of the equipment you have in your first Primarch playthrough,that you carry over to this one, is really good stuff. You will get to use all of that cool gear again. Other than that you will want to make sure you corrupt the hell out of your guys. The downside to this is overwelmed by the fact that you get 3 really cool abilities while corrupted.

They are:

Shield of Hate - After casting on one unit all damage to that unit is reflected back at the attacker.

Unholy Revival - All downed units are revived with full squads and health

Hardness - All ranged damage in negated.

If I have to explain to you how great these perks are than you haven't been playing the game on Primarch yet.

The hardest part of the whole campaign is fighting Ulkair in the end. He is in the middle of a temple complex circumscribed by a circle. If you put your forces on the edge of this circle and bait him towards you, you can attack him with ranged attacks at will without fear of him killing your units too often and healing himself.

And use those perks.

Good luck!
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Captain Redeye
Achievement won on 27 Mar 14
TA Score for this game: 5,507
Posted on 27 March 14 at 23:05, Edited on 28 March 14 at 18:56
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Not a solution in itself but some tips and observations for players out there attempting this. This also assumes you have completed the Original Campaign and imported your save to Chaos Rising.

1. If you want to do it legit and have a co-op partner, I would highly suggest doing a few co-op missions on Recruit first. The reason being for every milestone (1, 3, 6 co-op missions played etc.*), you receive a piece of wargear that is deposited in your inventory that you can use for any campaign on any difficulty. One of these is a piece of Terminator armour that is fully functioning from the start of the campaign. Believe me that in itself is a huge advantage considering you don't get your others repaired until half way through the game.

*: As confirmed by my co-op partner, you get Wargear for 1, 3, 6, 8, 12 and 16 missions as a GUEST. Thank you for the confirmation lunhbox1112

2. For the last mission, go RIGHT instead of left. In the interest of avoiding spoilers, I wont say why, you'll just see.

3. I have also included screen dumps of my main party and their level structure and equips. I gather that there may be more efficient builds out there but this worked for my co-op partner and I.

Force Commander: http://cloud-4.steampowered.com/ugc/3334095083079951217/EB3E...
Avitus: http://cloud-2.steampowered.com/ugc/3334095083079944276/6B55...
Thaddeus: http://cloud-3.steampowered.com/ugc/3334095083079935788/9733...
Cyrus: http://cloud-3.steampowered.com/ugc/3334095083079940659/2194...

As you can see, our gear was pretty shit. We were terribly unlucky with gear drops but it proves that the game can be done without the best gear in the Universe.

We used the Force Commander to warp in and soak up fire while Avitus and Tarkus engaged at range. Later in the game, Tarkus is no longer part of your squad so we replaced him with Thaddeus. Player 1 should control both melee and Player 2 should control range for best results. We hardly ever used Cyrus except for High Powered Shot, Scouting ahead and using demo charges to blow up garrisoned buildings. He was also our squads medic.

If you want, start the game with Commander, Thaddeus, Avitus and Cyrus. In my opinion, Tarkus is nowhere near as effective as he was in the main campaign. His grenades are shit this time round. We used a lot of hit and run tactics. Some of the missions were time consuming but we hardly ever failed and we hardly ever used Medkits, either. Besides, it'll get you used to not having Tarkus around when he goes later in the campaign.

4. Go Corrupt! Seriously, not only is it achievement related but its super effective as stated above. However avoid going fully corrupt on the Commander. With that setup, War Cry (instant death on weak mobs, heavy damages on heavies and bosses, including vehicles and health gain for every kill) was freaking awesome but once you get Call for Blood from full corruption, it drains not only your own health but nearby allies' health very, very quickly. Our damage output fell significantly once the Commander went fully corrupt, making the missions a lot longer than they had to be.

5. Any gear that you aren't using, trade in for XP. Getting rid of any excess gear for characters you don't use is an instant win. Stick to a squad of 4 and master them. It sure beats swapping and changing all the time. Jonah and Thule are pretty pants in my opinion. While on the subject of gear, I think the fuller your inventory, the less likely gear is to drop on the battlefield. Thats just a personal observation on my part, whether this is actually true or not is beyond me. If anyone can confirm this, I'd be very grateful. Either way, there is no reason to keep your inventory stacked with useless, low level gear. Additionally, pay attention to the expendable items. Not only do some give you bonus XP but some will give you a unique item from the character selected. Pretty handy if you need some gear in a pinch.

6. Avoid the Avatar of Khaine mission if you can unless you really want the Terminator Armour it gives as a reward. We hated that mission with its bullshit adds and those Warp Spiders and Banshee's. If you have the 3 Terminator Armours from the Original Campaign and obtain the one via co-op, you wont need to obtain this one which is needed for the "Purist" Achievement.

7. Rescue the Techmarine as soon as humanly possible. Terminator Armour on Avitus, Commander and Thaddeus = Win.

8. Don't bother with optional objectives unless you need the gear. Avoiding Optionals not only shortens the campaign but it gives corruption, allowing you to climb the ranks a little faster.

9. There is no need to capture the Strategic Resources, except in the beginning to obtain Rosarius, Signum, Turrets, Drop Pod and Orbital Bombardment. Saying that, we hardly ever used Rosarius but we love Signum, especially on those Chaos Portals.

10. Persevere. The game isn't that hard compared to the Original Campaign and it pales in comparison to the likes of C&C3 on Hard, for instance (in my opinion). I truly believe hit and run is the best method for this difficulty. If you keep Cyrus back and use Hit and Run tactics effectively, you can negate the Boss' regen abilities.

I welcome any constructive criticism and/or advice to make this solution even better. If this does not help you then find someone with a completed campaign and get it the easy way. (Yes I have one).

Thanks for reading, Chapter Brothers. May the Emperor guide you to Victory!
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