Horizon Zero Dawn - walkthrough
Here is a detailed guide to Horizon Zero Dawn trophies for PlayStation 4 and PC. An open-world Action/RPG computer game developed by the Dutch Studio Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 game console, released on PC from July 2020.
- approximate difficulty of trophies: 2/10
- Approximate time to get all achievements: 40-50 hours
- Offline: 56 (48 Bronze , 5 Silver, 2 Gold , 1 Platinum)
- Online: 0
- The trophies that can be skipped: No
- Buggy trophies: 1 – “kill 30 human enemies with a headshot / Headshot 30 human enemies "(statistics on kills and headshots may be buggy, which means that you will open battle trophies later than you should. Continue playing until they open or reinstall the game.)
- does the difficulty level affect achievements?: No. You can pass on the light.
- Minimum number of passes: 1
This is the perfect game for trophy lovers. As with most open-world games, trophies in HZD focus on the overall completion of the game. You must complete the story, complete side missions to unlock optional allies, and find several types of collectibles. Luckily you can buy maps from vendors that show the location of the items. There is not much to collect and the collected items can be exchanged for some nice in-game rewards from the corresponding merchants in Meridian city. One of the best items of equipment is the shield weaver armor, which absorbs all damage and makes you invulnerable. Try to get it as early as possible and find 5 fuel cells when you complete story tasks Got the Shield-Weaver outfit. In General, the trophies in the game are quite easy. Even tests on hunting grounds are quite feasible. If you have any problems with anything, come back later when you're swaying. After completing the story, you will still be able to move around the game world to collect collectibles and side activities.
Step 1: go through the story to the task “Facing death”, collect 5 fuel cells
In the first step, you must complete the story to the main task “Facing death". This is the final story quest. Don't start it yet. This is important because you need to get the “All allies joined" trophy. To get all optional allies to join the final battle, you must complete certain side quests (see the “All allies joined” trophy). Only after getting all the optional allies should you start the last quest. If you have already completed the last mission, you can replay it at any time, and therefore get a trophy after the story. In addition, your choices in dialogues do not matter, since they do not affect relations with allies in any way.
Complete the main tasks and collect 5 fuel cells. Four of them are located in the locations of story tasks. You can return at any time to collect them, even after the story ends. It will save you a little time if you get them as soon as possible. This is required for the "Got the Shield-Weaver outfit" trophy. You will get armor that will make you invincible. The sooner you get it, the better.
Collect all the collectibles that you come across, and don't hesitate to take part in any side activities, such as cauldrons or clearing bandit camps. Play the game the way you want.
Step 2: Get all optional allies, collect collectibles, and complete all side activities
Before completing the main quest "Facing death", complete and complete all 11 side quests required for the “All allies joined" trophy. Your responses in dialogs do not affect your allies. Also collect all the collectibles, clear all the bandit camps, and complete the remaining side activities.
Step 3: Complete the story
Now that you've completed side quests for all your allies, it's time to finish the final story mission. This way you will get the remaining trophies and platinum.
If you forgot to do something, you can do it after the story.
Icons of collectibles and side activities:
- 12 ancient vessels
- 6 robber camps
- 6 Banuk figures
- 4 boilers
- 11 infected areas
- 5 hunting grounds (15 trials)
- 30 metallic colors
- 6 long necks
- 12 vantage points
All trophies obtained
You have received all the prizes in the game Horizon Zero Dawn.
Unlock all other achievements to get platinum (no DLC required).
Stealth killed 10 machines
You secretly killed 10 cars.
First, you must acquire the silent attack skill from the Hunter skill tree. It costs 1 skill point. Now sneak up on the enemy from behind and tap to kill them. You can also hide in the tall grass and lure them to you (throw a rock or use the Bait skill). When they are close enough, strike stealthily. This works best on weak machines with a small amount of health, such as Prowlers in the starting region.
3 Strikes From Above
You killed 3 opponents using the Attack from above skill.
Requires the “attack from above " skill from the Hunter skill tree. It costs 2 experience points and you must first unlock the silent attack skill.
Now whenever an enemy is below you, the game will highlight the button (R1) on the screen. Tap (R1) to jump on the enemy and kill them. This works best on weak machines with a small amount of health, such as Prowlers in the starting region. You can throw stones to lure them to places that you can jump on. Climb a small hill, throw a rock down and wait for the enemy to approach.
Tore off 10 components
You shot down 10 components from vehicles during the battle.
Larger machines contain useful components that fall off when you deal enough damage to it. Click on (R3) to scan the enemy for components and weaknesses. The easiest way to drop components from the enemy is with the help Of high-precision arrows from A high-precision bow (blue or purple). Thanks to the bow, you can instantly shoot down any component, regardless of the amount of health and the size of the machine. You can buy this bow from most merchants, for example, in Meridian city. Now go to the places where large cars appear (marked on the map) and shoot their components. There are a lot of them in the hunting Grounds in the Sun furrows.
In General, you can not bother and specifically look for opponents to get components, as you will kill and collect enough of them during the passage of the story and other tasks/activities.
10 Vulnerable machine kills
you have killed 10 burning machines that Are vulnerable to fire, or frozen machines that are vulnerable to cold.
This trophy is basically impossible to miss. At the end of the story, you will have to shoot at a variety of cars from a cannon that deals fire damage. So the trophy will open without any problems.
If you often use fire arrows for bows or freeze bombs For Slings, you can easily get a trophy. Scan the enemy by pressing (R3) to see if they are vulnerable to fire or frost. A single fire arrow or ice bomb will not be enough. When you hit an enemy, a circle is filled over the enemy. As soon as the circle is completely filled, the effect will take effect. You will see the enemy enveloped in fire or frozen by ice. Fire deals a lot of permanent damage over a short period of time. Ice freezes the enemy and allows you to smash the enemy with a single hit, as the entire body becomes brittle.
Weak to fire:
- Infected machine
Weak to freeze:
- Fire Bellowback
Tore off 5 heavy weapons
You have torn 5 samples of heavy weapons from the cars during the battle.
Some of the larger machines, such as Thunderjaw, have available heavy weapons on the back. Thunderjaw - the best enemy to farm. It can be found in hunting grounds in Sunny Furrows, and it revives every time you start a new challenge. Use Rebound arrows from a high-precision bow (blue or purple). They instantly shoot down any component that you shoot at, regardless of the amount of health and size of the machine. You can buy this bow from most merchants, such as Meridian city or hunting grounds. Demolish 5 guns and open the trophy.
7 types of machine overridden
Unlocked and intercepted control of 7 different types of cars.
Headshot 30 human enemies
You killed 30 human opponents with a headshot.
Downed 23 Grazer dummies
You modified weapons or clothing with a spiral or cloth.
All Acquisition machines killed
You have killed at least one instance of all Acquisition class machines.
All Recon machines killed
You have killed at least one instance of all Recon class machines.
All Combat machines killed
You have killed at least one instance of all Combat class machines.
All Transport machines killed
You have killed at least one instance of all vehicles of the Transport class type.
Reached level 10
Reached level 25
Reached level 40
Reached level 50
All Skills learned
First Tallneck Overridden
You got on Tallneck and extracted information from it.
First Bandit Camp cleared
First Core Overridden
All Suns at one Ground
You have won a half-sun or more prestigious mark in all three trials within the same hunting ground.
Blazing Suns at one Ground
You have won the shining suns in all three challenges within the same hunting ground.
First Corrupted Zone cleared
All Tallnecks Overridden
Cleared all the Bandit Camps
All Cores Overridden
You have visited all the boilers and extracted information from all the Cores.
All Suns at all Grounds
You have won a half-sun or more prestigious mark in all the hunting grounds trials.
Blazing Suns at all Grounds
All Corrupted Zones cleared
All machines catalogued
First Vantage found
First Metal Flower found
First Banuk Figure found
First Ancient Vessel found
All Vantages found
All Metal Flowers found
All Banuk Figures found
All Ancient Vessels found
Got the Shield-Weaver outfit
Followed Rost’s teachings
Defeated the Sawtooth
Triumphed in the Proving
Fought back the corruption
Learned of the ancient past
Crashed the Eclipse network
Discovered the truth
Broke the siege of All-Mother
Recovered a powerful weapon
All allies joined
Ended the war machine threat
Victorious with the War-Chief
Saved Meridian from its foe
Aided the defectors
Hunted Redmaw with Talanah
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