Fully Researched Gun Splicer achievement in BioShock

Fully Researched Gun Splicer

Fully research the Leadhead Splicer.

Fully Researched Gun Splicer0
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How to unlock the Fully Researched Gun Splicer achievement

  • Crimson DrifterCrimson Drifter839,704
    02 Sep 2007 06 Apr 2009 21 Dec 2010
    42 1 3
    Next to Thug Splicers, Leadhead Splicers are the most common enemy, and they always carry a gun (obviously).

    To "research" just simply switch to your camera and take pictures of them.

    As with other Splicers, try and get pictures of them mid-attack, or in a group, or fighting other enemies, for higher bonuses.

    Equipping photo enhancing tonics will also help you net this faster.

    Fill the research bar 5 times for the achievement (also each time you fill the research bar you will receive a damage bonus towards Gun Splicers).

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    HuGh1212great advice :)
    Posted by HuGh1212 on 07 Apr 09 at 23:16
    QuarantaneI'm pretty sure you need to fill the research bar 5 times.
    Posted by Quarantane on 29 Oct 09 at 15:39
    Solario32You do. They are all 5 times.
    Posted by Solario32 on 20 Sep 11 at 14:50
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  • Octobot SuperOctobot Super303,377
    08 May 2010 24 Jun 2009
    36 0 1
    Continue taking pictures of Lead Splicers until you have maxed out the research. You should be able to do this by the end of Arcadia.

    To fill the progress bar as fast as possible, take pictures of the Lead Splicers when they are fully in the frame, during an action shot, and when they are with other enemies.

    You must fill the research bar FIVE times, with a bonus obtained each time you fill it. The bonuses for the Lead Splicer are as follows:

    1. Increased damage +
    2. Scrounger (physical tonic)
    3. Increased damage ++
    4. Static Discharge 2 (combat tonic)
    5. Increased damage +++
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    QuarantaneI'm going to have to remember this on my next playthrough because Static Discharge helped ALOT against Rosie's, and most other enemies as well.
    Posted by Quarantane on 29 Oct 09 at 15:41
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