NIER (JP) achievements
1,340
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NIER (JP)

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There are a maximum of 41 NIER (JP) achievements worth 1,340 (1,000)

549 tracked gamers have this game, 145 have completed it (26.41%)

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Soul Crusher in NIER (JP)

Soul Crusher14 (10)

Defeat a certain boss within three and a half minutes.

  • Unlocked by 294 tracked gamers (54% - TA Ratio = 1.36) 549  

Achievement Guide for Soul Crusher

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Allgorhythm
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Allgorhythm
Achievement won on 25 Jan 13
TA Score for this game: 1,340
Posted on 18 March 17 at 04:28, Edited on 18 March 17 at 15:34
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The fight to earn this achievement occurs during normal story progression. It is part of the end game and is the third boss fight after the last opportunity to make a save. Nier has a second encounter with the pair of bosses he met at the beginning of the end game sequence. It they are defeated within three and a half minutes, the achievement will unlock.

The same tactics employed during the previous encounter will work here as well. Melee attacks and/or Dark Hand magic attacks are effective. After a while a cut scene ensues. When combat resumes, Nier will confront the remaining boss of the pair. If Nier concludes the battle within three and a half minutes, the achievement will unlock.

As with similar timed fights, make sure you skip the cut scenes. Accordingly, you might want to fight the boss pair twice--once viewing the cut scenes and the second skipping them. Since reverting to the previous save involves replaying a long sequence with the tow additional boss fights between this one, it might be best to view the cut scenes while working towards the A ending and skipping them while working towards the B ending.

This fight recurs for each walkthrough--working towards the A, B, C, and D endings. Nier will be progressively stronger during each walkthrough until he reaches max strength. So, depending on how fast you have been leveling up--a personal choice--you may want to defer getting this achievement for a later playthrough when Nier is at a level where he can more quickly defeat this pair. In other words, there will be four opportunities to get this achievement through normal game play without reverting to a previous save file.
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