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Overheating

Witness raining bugs in the desert.

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DjDATZDjDATZ188,578
15 Nov 2017
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This solution doesn't require your active participation unlike the two methods already provided.

First, go to any desert area in the game. (Qattara Desert, Iment Nome, Isolated Desert, Black Desert) Wait there until you see a hallucination, it's usually accompanied by a sound queue. Wait in the area for a few minutes to ensure it's safe from attack, meaning there are no animals (lions, hyenas, jaguars) that will attack you, nor any convoy routes that pass through there. After that, just wait.

Additionally, if you want to leave your console alone, you can do some of these things:
- Go to your Xbox's Settings > Preferences > Idle Options and turn off 'Show me things when idle'. If you go idle, ACO will pause.
- Go to your Xbox's Settings > Power & Start Up > Power mode & startup and set your Turn off after option to 'Do not turn off automatically'.
- Plug your controller in to the console so it does not turn off.

There have been some reports of it taking people up to 11 hours to get this achievement, so you don't want to have to run around or even pay attention to your console while trying to get this.
LiveRonanklanYeah I have 5 hours in right now trying to do it the AFK way and still no achievement...

Couldn't raise "inactivity timer" higher than 60 minutes because that was the maximum. Maybe because I have an original version of Xbox One... Not sure... So I had to keep coming back to it every hour to prevent it from going idle...
Posted by LiveRonanklan on 30 Nov 17 at 18:42
LiveRonanklanI forgot to mention, I really hate Achievements that are based solely on Pure chance... The dragonfly one just happened and I thought it was the right one but I was wrong... 😑
Posted by LiveRonanklan on 30 Nov 17 at 18:46
wetwork MI used this solution and it popped in 10 minutes. I bee lined to the great sand sea from siwa, got off my horse and walked around for a minute until the first hallucination happened, I then stopped and afk'd. The hallucinations happened pretty regularly after the first one while I was afk and sure enough bugs rained down. Maybe that has something to do with it ? you need to get the ball rolling with the first hallucination and then afk ?
Posted by wetwork M on 04 Dec 17 at 21:47
MiZ Dove OGThis solution worked perfectly for me. I just went to Iment Nome, 443m SW of Temple of Sekhment in Yamo. Stood in the desert and got lucky with the 3rd hallucination being the raining bugs. Didn’t have to even go AFK. Thank you!
Posted by MiZ Dove OG on 10 Jan 18 at 18:44
only1boyME17 hours realtime for deliberate achievement attempts plus 100%map and story.grrr still no look for me
Posted by only1boyME on 18 Dec 18 at 18:04
Dibbs93After walking the desert for what felt like hours I decided to try this method and got it within 10 minutes, total luck based achievements should not exist
Posted by Dibbs93 on 06 Mar 19 at 00:04
FootyMadGot this using this solution. Triggered the first hallucination and then just waited in the same spot and went afk. Not long after the achievement popped - 10 minutes or so. Thanks!
Posted by FootyMad on 09 Feb 20 at 11:09
Marshal034Can confirm this works. It still took about three days in game. When the sun would set I'd speed up time then go chase a new hallucination for the new day then stand there all day.... Eventually popped after about an hour. Stupid cheevo.
Posted by Marshal034 on 23 May 20 at 00:37