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King of the Lost Shrine in NIER

King of the Lost Shrine20 (10)

This is a rare achievementDefeat a certain boss within two and a half minutes.

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Achievement Guide for King of the Lost Shrine

Dude Rain
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Dude Rain
Achievement won on 09 May 10
TA Score for this game: 1,836
Posted on 09 May 10 at 22:39, Edited on 09 May 10 at 22:41
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The boss in question here is the Gretel, the surviving statue in the Lost Shrine. You will encounter her when you make your way to the Lost Shrine from the back entrance to get the first Key Fragment.

Easiest way to dispatch is to spam Dark Blast on her unrelentingly, avoiding her ranged attacks.

As with all of the "Defeat Boss X within time Y" achievements, it is best to not attempt this achievement until a later playthrough.

I achieved it on my third play with the difficulty set to Easy. Honestly, I'm not sure how I didn't get it on my second play (I suppose I tried to melee her too much,) but she fell with absolute ease on my third play.

Achievement should pop after a short cinematic following the fight.

Good luck!
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