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Orb Hunter

Collect 300 Hidden Orbs

Orb Hunter+0.1
4 guidesOnline/Offline - These achievements can be obtained in either an online or offline game mode.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.Cooperative - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a cooperative game mode who have met the achievement requirements.Collectable - These achievements are obtained by exploring the game environment to find a set of unique objects.
Ginn0rzGinn0rz260,089
05 Feb 2013 28 Dec 2019
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EDIT 27/12/19: ilMaTic BUTCH3R has managed to locate the Hidden Orb map and screenshots! Huzzah! Please refer to his solution for the weblink.

The rest of my solution is here for posterity in case any of the other points or comments help you.

[Edited on 13/12/14: The hidden orb map is no longer available so I have deleted the link. However another map is included in the screenshots. As I said before, download the images!]

If like me you started collecting the Hidden Orbs a long time ago using the Candied Skull source, but never finished this tedious job, you'll be worried to find that the website no longer exists. I was going through each of the orbs in the numbered order, which the YouTube solution cannot help you with unfortunately.

Thankfully someone else is now hosting the original map and Hidden Orb screenshots.

Hidden Orb map & screenshots (Google+ user 'Frode Knutsen'):
https://plus.google.com/photos/109589836385162541954/albums/...

Frode is very kindly public sharing the screenshots, however I would suggest that you download the album on to your own computer because it takes at least six hours to get all the Orbs and this album may not be available indefinitely.

This might seem obvious, however I strongly suggest you attempt this achievement, the Agility Orbs and the Stunt Markers when all gangs have been eliminated. Do not resurrect the gangs, it will make your life hell.
OnzaI definitely like pictures better than videos! Thank you!
Posted by Onza on 03 Aug 13 at 02:57
DrewstenDoing this with gangs isn't nearly as bad as you make it sound, I did the agility orbs with all the gangs and didn't have much problem but I suppose it would make it easier. Thanks for the map.
Posted by Drewsten on 02 Sep 13 at 01:52
Ginn0rzI'm glad the gangs weren't an issue for you. My experience was very different, particularly for the stunt markers - the gang and police cars kept getting in the way of the trucks all the time, it was intensely frustrating!
Posted by Ginn0rz on 03 Sep 13 at 08:15
Greggie SmallzzI second not having to do this with the gangs. Especially in the last section with the guys that have the heat seeking rockets. I used the pictures and map used in the links for this solution, top notch!
Posted by Greggie Smallzz on 04 Nov 13 at 05:28
oHIGHxINxAxBOXostill missing one, cant for the life of me figure it out. been over these maps 1/2 a dozen times.
Posted by oHIGHxINxAxBOXo on 15 Dec 13 at 11:11
WhiskeyCharlieAny advice how to get 181 on the bridge from the Volk area. Its the bridge with white support cables. The orb is on the very top. Thanks in advance.
Posted by WhiskeyCharlie on 03 May 14 at 18:51
WhiskeyCharlieI finally figured it out. Now just 10 more to go.
Posted by WhiskeyCharlie on 04 May 14 at 15:04
Ginn0rzWell done. :)
Posted by Ginn0rz on 25 Jun 14 at 20:16
NeekFuwhy 123 it's bug for me I can hear but it's not there I see in the picture and it's the same location
Posted by NeekFu on 05 Jul 14 at 10:37
alexautumnI can't find the statue where the 71th hidden orb is. Is it possible the statue to be destroyed?
Posted by alexautumn on 11 Oct 14 at 15:45
matdanWell this sucks. YouTube playlist gone and now site not working.
Posted by matdan on 21 Nov 14 at 06:57
Ginn0rzThanks for letting me know the link expired for the map. Frode's Google+ profile is still available and another map is found there, it is the first image.
Posted by Ginn0rz on 13 Dec 14 at 13:29
matdanThanks hope it works on a phone.
Posted by matdan on 13 Dec 14 at 14:58
Crackhaw2cant find hidden orb 150 the area in the picture doesn't even exist
Posted by Crackhaw2 on 15 Dec 14 at 13:49
Ginn0rzI think it's inside the circular building? I used all of these photos to get the achievement.
Posted by Ginn0rz on 15 Dec 14 at 13:53
Law ViolationOrb 99 will be the very last one. I thought i fucked up. i had 299 when i got to orb 300 marked on the map. Turns out, there are 301 photos and the last one will be located as number 99 on the map. number 99 and 100 are in very similar places so be mindful when it comes to finding them.
Posted by Law Violation on 27 Apr 15 at 17:47
l BlackBrian7 lI got stuck on 299/300 and had to go back over a lot of them, but finally found the mistake.
Turns out I collected no.209 and thought it was 208. Then marked 209 as not found. 208 is above up in the cave. Just thought id share this in case someone else does the same by mistake!
Posted by l BlackBrian7 l on 29 Mar 17 at 18:54
I3345T IVIOD3Been through this all 2 times now. Awesome guide but 71 is not there. The statue was already gone before I started this.
Posted by I3345T IVIOD3 on 14 Mar 18 at 04:04
HangmanK7same... no statue. sucks. spent all day meticulously going through these for nothing!!

edit... resurrected the gangs to get statue back but still no orb. either i missed one or it bugged but hot damn not sure i have the patience to find out
Posted by HangmanK7 on 30 Apr 18 at 03:16
Mr GranstaffHow do you download the album? I don't use Google + hardly at all and any option to do so doesn't really stick out to me. Thanks!
Posted by Mr Granstaff on 03 Sep 18 at 17:34
Ginn0rzUnfortunately it looks like you have to download all of the screenshots individually, there is no option to download the full album in a single file.
Posted by Ginn0rz on 09 Oct 18 at 09:58
AbsolTheDarkOneThank you so much for this, it was way easier than the agility orbs!
Posted by AbsolTheDarkOne on 18 Dec 18 at 12:52
Lyco499Anyone looking at this now, Google+ is getting killed off (and all content deleted) on April 2nd 2019 and all the sceenshots are hosted there. So defo grab them while you can.
Posted by Lyco499 on 06 Feb 19 at 21:10
Ginn0rzThanks for bringing this to my attention. I'll see what I can do.
Posted by Ginn0rz on 07 Feb 19 at 09:38
Mr GranstaffOh, craaaap… I might as well get in on this, lol.
Posted by Mr Granstaff on 07 Feb 19 at 13:25
Thrawn526Thanks for the help with the pics and the map.
Posted by Thrawn526 on 18 Mar 19 at 07:24
Nomstuffmap is now dead
Posted by Nomstuff on 17 Jun 19 at 09:18
OptionalOwlStruggled finding the last few .....
So turn on Small Speaker Mode under audio settings!!
Also, with the last few I went around the edge of every island and found a few there and check under and above all bridges.
Posted by OptionalOwl on 04 Jul 19 at 12:57
ConcreteShark92Hey, does anyone have a complete map of the Hidden Orbs? I'm on 297/300 and every map I can find is either too difficult to read or only lists around 250 orbs
Posted by ConcreteShark92 on 14 Mar at 04:48
Pirate Llama224Does anyone know where Orb 16 is? I see it on the map but cannot get to it at all
Posted by Pirate Llama224 on 29 Apr at 05:55