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Research PhD

Max out all possible research.

Research PhD0
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AwolTurtle8AwolTurtle8105,431
14 Sep 2016 23 Apr 2018
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Fully max out all research tracks for:

Turret
Security Bot
Security Camera
(No additional achievements attached for those listed above)

Rosie
Bouncer
Little Sister
Spider Slicer
Houdini Splicer
Thuggish Splicer
Lead head Splicer
Nitro Splicer
(These ones have the achievements to fully research their tracks individually)
YaziteUse photographer's eye tonic to increase your score when taking pics. Tonic is in worley winery (Arcadia)
Posted by Yazite on 16 Sep 16 at 12:34
JobbenarYou can also take up to 4 pics of every Splicer, turret, camera, etc before it stops scoring them. Only advisable on easy though!
Posted by Jobbenar on 17 Sep 16 at 13:26
JobbenarOh, and take pics before hacking, it won't work after.
Posted by Jobbenar on 17 Sep 16 at 13:27
TanzillaATTACKIf you know which set (Bouncers, Rosie's, Little Sisters, Security Cams, Turrets, Splicers etc) you are missing you can reload a previous save and just focus on that one set, i believe it still counts.

I only had Security Cameras left at End Game, reloaded a save from Point Prometheus, and only focused on taking pictures of the Cameras. And the achievement popped after fully researching them (even though at that 'point' in game I still technicallly had Bouncers and Lil Sis to fully research).

Thought this might help someone.
Posted by TanzillaATTACK on 17 Sep 16 at 20:24
Jobbenar1 other thing, I seem to remember from the original game that once you pass a certain point of the game, you don't see any more thuggish Splicers. It recommended getting that research done asap. I got that achievement in the Farmers Market before heading to Fort Frolic
Posted by Jobbenar on 18 Sep 16 at 10:34
Wittsend01I have max research on every one of them and no achievment I have taken seven pictures of cameras bots and turrets and every time it says research complete any thoughts?
Posted by Wittsend01 on 19 Sep 16 at 19:06
MWheelyI'm having same issue! 😢
Posted by MWheely on 19 Sep 16 at 20:52
maddog687Mine seems to have glitched too, but I did notice that I can still take photographs of rocket turrets but not machine gun turrets, so maybe need to research both fully. Ill try it out and see
Posted by maddog687 on 22 Sep 16 at 11:15
maddog687well dont know if its right or not but after maxing out Rocket turrets research phd popped for me
Posted by maddog687 on 22 Sep 16 at 11:57
jimmyclutchmanAlso remember that Rosie turns into bouncer when u enter fort frolic
Posted by jimmyclutchman on 23 Oct 16 at 14:04
JGSLabthis can only be done in one playthrough?
Posted by JGSLab on 11 Jan 17 at 09:55
SolaceConquestJsglab, you can use new game + to finish them if you missed them.
Posted by SolaceConquest on 28 Feb 17 at 22:48
nightw0lfConfirmed that the RPG Turret is necessary for this (and separate from the standard turret). It should be added to the solution. Fortunately, there are several of them in Point Prometheus, so if you've finished everything else up, you can still get this achievement in the last main area.
Posted by nightw0lf on 22 Aug 18 at 09:25