Challenges  Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Challenges  RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Dragon Quest Builders Guide - Ultimate Challenges Walkthrough https://www.gameskinny.com/zskm0/dragon-quest-builders-guide-ultimate-challenges-walkthrough https://www.gameskinny.com/zskm0/dragon-quest-builders-guide-ultimate-challenges-walkthrough Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:27:34 -0400 Autumn Fish

Every Chapter in Dragon Quest Builders has 5 challenges that unlock extra building recipes for Terra Incognita. Your success with most of these challenges come right down to good old fashioned exploration. If you're absolutely stumped, however, then you've come to the right place.

We've completed every challenge in Dragon Quest Builders, taking screenshots along the way -- all for your benefit! Following this guide, you'll have every challenge behind your belt before you can say 'Alefgard'.

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Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide

Each chapter in Dragon Quest Builders has 5 challenges. The first 2 challenges in every chapter actually share a pattern:

  • Complete the Chapter within 'x' days.
    • This is essentially a speed run challenge. I'd advise you to save this challenge for last. You don't want to be rushing your first playthrough. That's almost as bad trying to complete this challenge simultaneously with the 4 others.
  • Build your Base to level 'x'.
    • For this challenge, you need to earn enough points to reach max Base level. You earn Base points by building and furnishing rooms. Check the item description on blocks and furnishings for info on how many points they provide.

The last 3 challenges of each chapter are detailed extensively below.

Cantlin - Chapter 1 Challenges
  • Complete the Chapter in 20 days.
  • Build your Base to level 5.
  • Defeat the three dragons.

The dragons themselves are easy enough to defeat. They only use two attacks, both of which are heavily telegraphed. Just swing your sword 3 to 5 times whenever you have an opening and back off. Actually finding the three dragons is the tricky part.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Three Dragons

The first dragon is found on the same island as your Base, Cantlin. From your base, head South-West and climb the mountain range near the spire.

You should be able to see the dragon to the West. It's just South of a bonfire burning atop a steep hill. Killing it nets you a Comfy Couch.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Three Dragons

The second dragon is found beyond the Blue Teleportal. From the Teleportal, head West, taking the Southern path. At the "dead end", climb the mountain and continue West.

You'll eventually come across a ruined castle. Run around it and climb the hills, working your way towards the North-Western corner of the island. The dragon here drops a Fireplace.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Three Dragons

The third dragon is found beyond the Red Teleportal. From the Teleportal, follow the shoreline North through the desert and climb the mountain range. On the other side you'll find a lightly wooded area.

Continue West through the forest until you encounter the final dragon. It drops a Dragon Scale, which is an Accessory that increases your Defense by 5.

  • Build a Cantlin Garden.

Easily the trickiest part of building the Cantlin Garden is having 8 blocks of water. Cantlin is on high ground, and since water only exists below ground level, you would have to spend hours building a basement garden if you hoped to fit it in your Base.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Cantlin Garden

It's easiest to build one at a lake just down the hill from your Base. Build a room around a Plumberry Tree and some water. To create a Cantlin Garden, you'll need:

  • x1 Door
  • x1 Brazier
  • x1 Bench
  • x1 Plumberry Tree
  • x8 Water
  • x5 Grass
  • x10 Flowers

To pick the flowers and clumps of grass, you'll need to craft a shovel. It takes up a Weapon Slot in your Equipment inventory. With your shovel in hand, just run up to flowers and grass clumps then press the attack button to collect them.

Repair the hammerhood's graveyard.

There's a hammerhood in a ditch beyond the Blue Teleportal that wishes to see a couple of his graves repaired. To accomplish this, you first need to learn a recipe for Gravestones.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Hammerhood Graveyard

You can learn the Gravestone recipe from a brownie on an island past the Red Teleportal. From the Teleportal, follow the shoreline North and climb the mountain range. Drop down on the other side and search the North-Eastern corner for a shallow sand bank that you can walk across to reach the island.

Speak with the brownie and he'll teach you the Gravestone recipe. Return to Base and craft 2 Gravestones for the hammerhood.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 1 Hammerhood Graveyard

From the Blue Teleportal, head South-West until you come across a ditch with a graveyard at the bottom. Smash the pebbles where the old Gravestones used to be and replace them with your own. Afterwards, speak with the hammerhood to report a job well done.

Rimuldar - Chapter 2 Challenges
  • Complete the Chapter within 30 days.
  • Build your Base to level 5.
  • Repair the ruined roof.

If you ever hope to craft roofing tiles, this challenge is essential. It involves using roofing tiles to repair a roof. After the task is complete, a note teaches you how to make all four variations so you can use them on your houses in Rimuldar. The tricky part is finding the ruined house.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Ruined Roof

From the Blue Teleportal, head South up the cliffside. At the top, climb the mountain to the West and follow it until you come to this rather large house nestled in a valley. There are two chests on the Eastern side of the roof. The first one contains the tiles needed to repair the roof. The second one teaches you how to craft the tiles from scratch after you finish up.

  • Obtain the Crown Goowels.

The Crown Goowels are a drop from the elusive King Slime. It's listed as a material in the item description, yet I was unable to discover a use for it. In order to find the King Slime, you're going to have to take a fishing trip.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Crown Goowels

See this lake? It's shaped like a slime. That means you will only fish up slime materials and slime monsters. While you can catch the King Slime elsewhere, this spot is like to give the best chances.

Head through the Red Teleportal and wind your way North through the swamp. Once the swamp opens up, veer to the East and you should stumble upon this charming little pond. Cast out your rod and hope for the best. It may take some time before the King Slime shows up. Be prepared for a fight when he does.

  • Complete all of Thalamus's puzzles.

Thalamus has 4 puzzles hidden about in remote areas of each island. Completing the puzzles on the first 3 islands rewards you with special blocks needed to complete the 4th puzzle. Do not lose these blocks.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Thalamus's Puzzles

The first puzzle is found on the same island as Rimuldar, your home Base. Head East out of town and take the Southern route up the cliff-side. Continue South-West until you come across a fortress like the one pictured above.

The goal for this puzzle is to mirror the first room in the second room. You'll need to craft some furniture to finish the room. Once you have, open the chests and store the White Block you pick up in a safe place.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Thalamus's Puzzles

The second puzzle is just beyond the Blue Teleportal. From the Teleportal, head due West, climbing up the cliff. Along the way, take the time to chop down a Palm Tree and its Stump. At the end of the line you'll come across Thalamus's second fortress.

This puzzle wants you to complete the line of maturity for Palm Trees. There's already a day-old and a 2-day-old Palm Tree here -- all it lacks is a sapling. Plant down the Palm Sapling in its rightful place to unlock your reward. Pick up the Blue Block and stash it somewhere safe.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Thalamus's Puzzles

The third puzzle is found at the edge of the island beyond the Red Teleportal. From the Teleportal, head North through the swamp and into the brick area where Skeletons and Legerdemen roam. Make your way East past the ancient palace and climb the mountain. At the Eastern edge of the mountain nestles a small, poisonous bog with a fortress in the middle.

This is a clock puzzle. When you arrive, the time reads "9PM" (orient yourself facing East). The puzzle wishes you to change the clock to read "3AM". To do this, simply mine out all the blocks on the Northern side of center and place them on the Southern side. Collect the Red Block as your reward and stash it with the others.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 2 Thalamus's Puzzles

The final puzzle is nestled in a far corner beyond the Green Teleportal. Before you head out, make sure you have the White, Blue, and Red Blocks on you. From the Teleportal, work your way South-East and pass through the gateway into a grassy area. Run West past the Golden Golem and round the corner to find yourself in front of Thalamus's last castle.

This puzzle simply bids you to place the block from each challenge in their display stands like trophies. Place the White Block in the far-left slot, the Blue Block in the center, and the Red Block on the right. Climb the ladder and open the treasure chest to learn how to craft a special Accessory that protects you from poison, paralysis, and confusion.

Kol & Galenholm - Chapter 3 Challenges
  • Complete the Chapter within 30 days.
  • Build your Base to level 5.
  • Defeat all the boss trolls and gigantes.

There are 2 trolls and 2 gigantes in Chapter 3 of Dragon Quest Builders -- one for each island. Defeating each of them unlocks sinister furniture options in Terra Incognita. These monsters are rather difficult to kill so I recommend either bringing a party or using the ultimate weapon you craft near the end of the chapter.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Boss Trolls and Gigantes

The first troll is located just south of Kol, your home Base. Simply head through the gate and continue south until you see this towering monstrosity. I don't recommend fighting him early on, although if you insist, his attacks are rather easy to avoid. Just keep kiting around him to the left and he shouldn't be able to hit you.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Boss Trolls and Gigantes

The second troll is holed up in the monster fortress beyond the Blue Teleportal. From the Teleportal, begin by heading South-West. Pass South through the gated checkpoint and into the fortress before turning West again. Head through the first room filled with Knights and Legerdemen, then turn North past the gate.

You should come across a troll locked away behind bars. Smash down the bars to get at him and prepare for a fight. Once defeated, you may waltz into the Eastern treasure room and grab some fabulous loot.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Boss Trolls and Gigantes

The first gigante is found just beyond the Red Teleportal. From the Teleportal, head North-West until you stumble upon a Snowman-like structure. From there, head due North. You will see the mighty green giant well before it sees you. It likes to smash puny humans with its feet. Gigantes are not nearly as safe to battle as the trolls are. Be on your toes.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Boss Trolls and Gigantes

The second gigante and final giant boss monster is found beyond the Green Teleportal. From the Teleportal, simply head South over the mountain. Cross the icy terrain traveling South-East until you find the last of the towering green monstrosities found in Chapter 3.

  • Complete the spectacular spa blueprint.

The spectacular spa is essentially a fancy version of the Hela Hot Baths. If you've been looking for a reason to move the baths in Kol, here it is. The first matter of business involves actually finding the spectacular spa blueprint.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Spectacular Spa

The spectacular spa blueprint is hidden in a cave beyond the Green Teleportal. The cave it's found in is randomized in every playthrough, so you'll have to keep exploring them until you find a chest with the blueprint in it. It shouldn't be too far from the Teleportal. I found mine to the South in the cave on the side of the swampy area.

Once you pick up the blueprint, head back to base and find a spot to plop it down in. I recommend digging out a spot out and placing it one block below Base level so you can take advantage of the water that spawns by placing the Hot-Water Crystal there.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Spectacular Spa

This is what the spa should look like when it's finished. It should be noted that you don't actually need the water blocks in there to complete the blueprint, but it completes a room recipe and makes it look splendid.

As stated in our beginner's guide, saplings only grow within your Base. Because of this, it's impossible to complete this blueprint outside of your base since you can't place blueprints down under existing structures.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Spectacular Spa

By now you've probably noticed the Fierce Fountain is required to build the spectacular spa. Chances are, you don't know the recipe, and you're going to have to search for it.

From the Blue Portal, head West, climbing the chalk mountain. Hop onto the dirt mountain and make your way North, collecting Wheat along the way for the Hearty Cream Cake you need to craft Tea Service. (You'll also need Dracky Butter, Heartfruit, and Sugarcane for the cake.)

Carefully drop down the mountain side and follow the shallow waters East. You'll eventually come across a room with a Troll standing outside of it. Upon entering the room, you'll find that the troll is peeking through a hole in the wall at a scantily clad human woman inside.

Rain on the Peeping Tom's parade by plugging up the hole and speaking with the woman afterwards. She rewards you with the Fierce Fountain recipe.

  • Discover the recipe for the Lyre of Slime Immemorial.

The Lyre of Slime Immemorial is a delightful lyre that transforms Dragon Quest Builders' soundtrack into nostalgic, 8-bit tunes. Completing this challenge unlocks the ability to craft it in every chapter.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 3 Lyre of Slime Immemorial

To find it, prepare 15 Blue Blocks and head through the Red Teleportal. Return to where you found the first gigante just North of the Snowman-like structure. Look along the East cliff-side for a cave entrance. There will be an unbreakable Evil Idol guarding a door here.

Place the 15 Blue Blocks in the slime-shaped hole and the Evil Idol will disappear. Continue through the door and wind your way around to the end of the cave. Open up the treasure chest to learn how to craft the Lyre of Slime Immemorial.

Tantegel - Chapter 4 Challenges
  • Complete the Chapter within 30 days.
  • Build your Base to level 4.
  • Defeat the Final Boss without wearing the legendary armor.

This challenge is pretty self explanatory. You cannot be wearing the Auroral Armor or the Hero's Shield when you start the battle with the Dragonlord. Don't even touch them during either phase. The Sword of Kings is entirely OK to use, however.

There is some misleading information spreading about on the internet that implies you can use the Auroral Armor and Hero's Shield during the first phase of the fight without penalty. This is false. I personally tested this, switching out the Auroral Armor and Hero's Shield before finishing off the first phase and I did not complete the challenge, despite starting and going through the entirety of the second phase in my skivvies.

Just stash the Auroral Armor and Hero's Shield in the Colossal Coffer before the fight even starts to be on the safe side.

  • Show a verdant vision to a certain someone.

This is a long quest chain that involves showing flowers to slimes. Before we even begin, you'll need to craft yourself a shovel. Got it equipped? Perfect.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 4 Verdant Vision

Each slime can be found on top of a giant slime statue that sits atop a mountain. The slime found on the starter island -- just south of base -- wants to see a Milkblossom. You can find Milkblossoms by purifying skulls with Holy Water. Dig one up and bring it back to receive a Clouded Memory.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 4 Verdant Vision

The she-slime found to the North-West of Tantegel Castle desires to see Daffodaisy. To find a Daffodaisy, you'll need to kill she-slimes South of Tantegel Castle until they drop a blossom. Plant the blossom and dig it up with your shovel. Showing the Daffodaisy to the she-slime rewards you with another Clouded Memory.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 4 Verdant Vision

The metal slime is found beyond the Red Teleportal on top of a peak to the North-East. It desires to see a Coralily. You can find the blossoms by killing the purple Drackies to the West of Tantegel Castle. Plant the blossom and dig it back up with your shovel. Return to the metal slime with your Coralily to receive the third and final Clouded Memory.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 4 Verdant Vision

Prepare to meet the certain someone (a.k.a. the King Slime) by gathering the materials and crafting station needed to build the verdant vision. You'll need:

  • 3x Clouded Memory
  • 1x Milkblossom
  • 1x Daffodaisy
  • 1x Coralily
  • 1x Diviner's Altar

To reach the King Slime, use the Rainbow Drop to teleport to the Dragonlord's island and follow the path South until you reach the gated checkpoint. Climb up the Southern mountain here to find the a statue of the King Slime with yours truly sitting atop the crown.

Talk to the King Slime to learn the recipe for the Verdant Vision. Place down your Diviner's Altar and craft the Verdant Vision. Show it to him, then speak with him again afterwards to complete the challenge.

Find the sword of ruin.

The Sword of Ruin is a cursed sword that rivals even the Sword of Kings in power. Equipping it renders you unable to switch weapons until the Sword of Ruins finally breaks. However, only finding it is required for the challenge, so the Builder must press on.

Dragon Quest Builders Challenges Guide Walkthrough Chapter 4 Sword of Ruin

Return to the first island you landed on in Chapter 4 and head South-East, climbing the mountain range here. You will come to a sign that reads 'Tantegel Sanctuary'. Break the blocks and head inside. Kill Skeletons to receive keys and make your way down through the Sanctuary.

Eventually you'll walk through a door that seems to lead no where. Break the mossy earth blocks here and continue down the staircase. At the end of this floor waits a chest containing the Sword of Ruin. Pick it up and place it in your Colossal Coffer for safe-keeping.

Now you know exactly how to complete every challenge in Dragon Quest Builders. Please submit any questions you may be left with regarding challenges in the comment section below. I'll help walk you through them as best I can!

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World of Warcraft: Legion Zone Preview - Stormheim https://www.gameskinny.com/lt105/world-of-warcraft-legion-zone-preview-stormheim https://www.gameskinny.com/lt105/world-of-warcraft-legion-zone-preview-stormheim Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:49:48 -0400 Sean Handler

Another new zone is being shown off for the World of Warcraft "Legion" expansion that drops on August 30. This region takes heavy inspiration from Norse myths and legend, creating a land of powerful vikings, ancient gods, and plenty of dragons. 

According to the developer post, Stormheim is described thusly; 

"The land of Stormheim is one of harsh beauty, a reflection of the vrykul who dwell here. As you explore, you’ll learn more about vrykrul culture, including the origins of the mysterious Val’kyr and the terrifying Kvaldir. Along the way, you will contend with the vrykul God-King as he races to claim the Stormheim’s Pillar of Creation on behalf of his Legion masters. Ultimately, your quest will take you into the very heavens where the greatest champions of the vrykul await to test your worth."

There is plenty to see and do in Stormheim, particularly for characters who have hit the maximum level. Some of this area's challenges are only for the strongest warriors, including a quest where heroes must travel to Shield's Rest -- an ancient burial ground underwater. 

Another important thing to know about this zone is that it kickstarts a battle between two of World of Warcraft's most iconic characters; Sylvanas Windrunner vs. Genn Greymane. We already know that Sylvanas has become the new Warchief of the Horde and it will be interesting to see how her battle against this powerful Alliance warrior will play out in this new zone. 

This image shows off a map of the new Stormheim zone. As you can see it touches the borders of Suramar and High Mountain, two zones that have already been encountered. What makes Stormheim different from High Mountain, another stormy, mountainous zone in Azeroth however? Developers state that it is:

"A lot of verticality to the zone. High Mountain is the tallest zone, but Stormheim probably has the widest range of high and low points because it comes out of Highmountain and goes all the way down to sea level. It’s one of the reasons it looks so imposing—the cliffs." 

This environment of cliffs and high points makes the grapplings hooks you'll find around the area a necessity for navigating. There are many of them scattered throughout Stormheim's cliffs and mountains, and it is worth it to try and explore all of the area. 

As you can see in this image, the weather in Stormheim is often dark and dreary... and yes, stormy. You can thank the Storm Dragons for that -- and they will be prevalent enemies in the area for you to fight. Also another hint of note from the developers regards the weather changes in the area:

"If you are leveling up your character in the Runewood, and your screen turns black and it starts to snow - run." 

Though we have yet to know what this ominous warning will mean, it certainly sounds like there will be plenty of intense challenges to come in this zone. Below are a couple more images of environments from Stormheim, pulled from the developer post. 

As can be seen in these beautiful pictures, much of Stormheim is based heavily on the Norse legends, with viking motifs very evident throughout the architecture and design of the zone. Of course many of these elements are given an Azeroth twist to allow them to fit within World of Warcraft. 

So, what are your thoughts on the new zone? Excited to take part in the Norse-themed world and its legendary battles? Let me know your thoughts in the comments!

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Battleborn's Open Beta is now live! https://www.gameskinny.com/78spa/battleborns-open-beta-is-now-live https://www.gameskinny.com/78spa/battleborns-open-beta-is-now-live Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:24:22 -0400 _Glitchchic_

Battleborn's open Beta has begun! Enter into Battleborn's new Open Beta while you can! You can choose from either a story mode, co-op split screen, or a 5v5 arena. The more people that play the more incentives we get, seeing as this time around we have goals to achieve as a collective community of gamers. 

The collective group of beta players across the platforms (PS4, Stea, Xbox One), have been given a gameplay mission. This mission is comprised of three goals: collect 15 billion shards in any mode, complete 1 million story mode episodes, and complete 1 million competitive multiplayer matches. 

If the collective force of the open beta participants reaches these three goals, then each individual player will receive three gold skins! This award is only available through the 18th though.

On top of this, for those of you who pre-order the game, you also will receive five additional gold skins. 

Upon participating in the challenges and their completion, and/or by pre-ordering, you will obtain a redeemable SHiFT code in order to access your skins.  

If you want to learn about even more challenges within the open beta check out their challenges page. 

You can learn a bit more about the game itself and the details of its pre- launch here on a previous GameSkinny article. 

Good luck!

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Elite: Dangerous Challenge #2 Begins, Race To Elite Ends, and Mac Beta On The Way. https://www.gameskinny.com/bdokc/elite-dangerous-challenge-2-begins-race-to-elite-ends-and-mac-beta-on-the-way https://www.gameskinny.com/bdokc/elite-dangerous-challenge-2-begins-race-to-elite-ends-and-mac-beta-on-the-way Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:33:32 -0400 Corey Eastin

Incoming orders to all commanders tuned to this frequency. Frontier Developments has issued a bounty on some new prototype cargo. Starting at at 5PM GMT today, this prototype - codenamed Nvidia GeForce Titan - Black will be in stock at an unknown starport in the galaxy. You are to collect and sell the Titan Black prototypes at Godel Ring in the Ededleen system.(You know for science and such.) The first 5 commanders to successfully complete this task will be rewarded with their very own Nvidia GeForce Titan Black.

     (A  screenshot of a sidewinder in Elite: Dangerous captured by myself.)

The Elite: Dangerous Beta will be warping its way to Mac on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. All commanders who are already combating, exploring, or trading their way through the PC beta have access to the Mac beta. You can gain access to the launcher on your Elite: Dangerous account. Frontier Developments forums will have information about availability times for the Mac beta. It was also announced that Elite: Dangerous will be making its way to Xbox One, and (somewhere down the road) to PlayStation as well.

In other news, Frontier Developments' first challange was officially completed. This challenge was for commanders to reach Elite status in combat, trading, and exploration. The first players who reached Elite in each category received a £1000 (about $1488 USD) reward. Commander OnePercent, the first to achieve Elite status in all three categories recieved a £10,000 (about $14,875 USD) reward.  

Frontier Developments interviewed OnePercent about what it took to complete the challenge. To read the interview or get information about the new challenge, visit the official game site and subscribe to the free weekly newletter for constant updates. 

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Unlockables https://www.gameskinny.com/ltq2i/super-smash-bros-for-wii-u-unlockables https://www.gameskinny.com/ltq2i/super-smash-bros-for-wii-u-unlockables Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:20:59 -0500 NorthwestGamer

It has been a couple weeks now since Super Smash Bros. for Wii U hit store shelves and brought its eight-player multiplayer. By now, I am sure you are eager to unlock everything that the game has to offer. In this article, I take a look at all of the characters, stages, and challenges that can be unlocked.

Note that, for obvious reasons, this article contains spoilers.

Characters

Every character in Super Smash Bros. has two ways that they can unlocked. The first method is by playing a set amount of Smash matches. The second method is by completing a unique requirement for each character.

If you unlock a character, but fail to beat them in the one-on-one Smash, do not worry. You do not need to complete the unlock requirement again, simply play any game and you will fight them again afterwards.

CharacterMatchesAlt. Method
Falco 10 Beat Classic mode (any difficulty)
Wario 20 Complete 100-Man Smash
Lucina 30 Beat Classic at 5.5 intensity
Dark Pit 40 Beat All-Star on normal
Dr. Mario 50 Beat a Master Order on hard
R.O.B. 60 Beat Crazy Hand after beating 10 matches in Crazy Orders
Mr. Game & Watch 80 Beat Classic mode with 5 characters (any difficulty)
Duck Hunt 100 Get 1 KO in Cruel Smash

Stages

Stages in Super Smash Bros. also have their own unique requirements to be unlocked. Below is the list of requirements:

StageRequirement
Duck Hunt Stage Unlock Duck Hunt character (1 KO in Cruel Smash)
Flat Zone X Break 100 blocks in Trophy Rush as Mr. Game & Watch
Kongo Jungle 64 Clear the The Original Heavyweight event
PAC-LAND Play on every map in Smash Tour
Pokemon Stadium 2 Clear the When Lightning Strikes event
Smashville Clear the Playing Tricks event

Challenges

Nintendo is putting a greater emphasis on Challenges this generation. Challenges can have any variety of unlock requirement and each one unlock a miscellaneous item, such as a new Pokémon from the Pokéball item or a piece of gear for your custom characters. Below is a list of all of the challenges:

  • Clear Classic at intensity 9.0 without losing a single life
  • Play as Lucina and score 8 or more KOs alone in Cruel Smash
  • Play as Dr. Mario and get Fever Rush 8 or more times alone in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Play as Pit and score 4 or more KOs alone in Cruel Smash
  • Play Pac-Man in Stage 3 of Solo Target Blast and score 300 000 using the back wall
  • Clear Solo Classic in 12 minutes on intensity 9.0 with Marth
  • Collect all custom moves
  • Collect all Mii outfits
  • Get 8 or more KOs in Cruel Smash
  • Collect all Mii headgear
  • Clear All-Star on Hard with all characters
  • Destroy a total of 50 000 or more blocks in Trophy Rush
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode on normal or higher while playing as Captain Falcon wihout healing between rounds
  • Score at least 450 000 points in a single game of Target Blast on Stage 3
  • Collect over 300 000 gold
  • Collect 700 unique trophies
  • Get a perfect on every stage in Target Blast
  • Clear Crazy Orders after 20 or more turns while playing as Mario
  • Get a score of more than 85 in a single Rival Smash
  • Collect all the CDs
  • Clear Classic at intensity 9.0 without any customizations
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode within 6 minutes playing as Jigglypuff
  • Clear Solo Classic at intensity 8.0 with 3 or more characters
  • Start the final battle with 10 fighters in Smash Tour
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode on hard while playing as Duck Hunt
  • Play as Ganondorf and hit Sandbag at least 1000m/3280ft in Solo Home-Run Contest
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode within 6 minutes while playing as Shulk
  • Clear a 3-Minute Smash after getting 120 or more KOs
  • Clear the true All-Star mode on normal difficulty or higher without healing between rounds
  • Complete the reward conditions for all of the Solo events
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode without recovering health between rounds while playing as Zero Suit Samus
  • Clear the All-Star Battle: Secret event on hard difficulty
  • Clear Classic at intensity 7.0 or higher with all the characters
  • Clear the The FINAL Final Battle event on hard difficulty
  • Play as Bowser Jr. in Stage 1 and get a score of 150 000 or more in a single game of Solo Target Blast
  • Get a chain of at least 100 in Trophy Rush without taking any damage while playing alone and as Samus
  • Clear All-Star on hard difficulty with 8 or more characters
  • Clear the true Solo All-Star mode on hard while playing as Ike
  • Play Solo Cruel Smash as Luigi and survive for 1 minute
  • Hit Sandbag 1000m/3280ft or more in Home-Run Contest
  • Clear a Master Orders ticket with a difficulty rating of Intense
  • Clear Crazy Orders after 12 or more turns
  • Use Diddy Kong and get 3 or more KOs on your rival in a single Rival Smash
  • Clear the true All-Star mode on hard difficulty
  • Get 120 or more KOs in a single Endless Smash
  • Clear Solo Classic at intensity 8.0 with 2 or more characters
  • Clear the Kirby's Crazy Appetite event on Hard difficulty
  • Clear 10-Man Smash within 25 seconds with all characters
  • Clear a Solo 3-Minute Smash after getting 100 or more KOs while playing as Mii Gunner
  • Get a chain of 300 or more in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Play as Ness in Stage 3 and get a score of 200 000 or more in a single game of Solo Target Blast
  • Play as Meta Knight and score 90 KOs or more in Solo Endless Smash
  • Get a Perfect on any stage in Target Blast
  • Clear all of the Solo events
  • Clear a Master Order on Hard difficulty or higher while playing as King Dedede
  • Clear a Solo 3-Minute Smash after getting 110 or more KOs while playing as Bowser
  • Clear Solo 10-Man Smash without taking any damage while playing as Dr. Mario
  • Play alone and as Fox and get a Fever Rush 6 or more times in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • KO your rival 4 or more times in a single Rival Smash
  • Clear Crazy Orders after 10 or more turns while playing as Greninja
  • Clear a Master Order on Very Hard difficulty or higher
  • Get a chain of at least 200 in Trophy Rush while playing alone and as Donkey Kong
  • Get 3 or more checkpoint bonuses in Smash Tour
  • Clear Solo 100-Man Smash within 3 minutes while playing as Mii Swordfighter
  • Collect 300 unique trophies
  • Score at least 200 000 points in a single game of Target Blast on Stage 2
  • Defeat 12 or more fighters in a single Smash Tour
  • Place first in 5 or more battles in a single game of Smash Tour
  • View every fighter's Final Smash
  • Destroy 250 or more blocks in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Get 1 or more KOs in a single Solo Cruel Smash
  • Clear Solo Classic within 20 minutes while playing as Olimar
  • Play as Zelda in Stage 1 and get a score of 150 000 or more in a single game of Solo Target Blast
  • Clear Solo Classic at intensity 5.5 or higher, playing as Wario without any customizations
  • Clear Solo All-Star on normal difficulty or higher while playing as Lucario
  • Clear Solo 100-Man Smash within 3 minutes while playing as Sonic
  • Hit Sandbag between 500-505m/1640-1656ft in Solo Home-Run Contest while playing as R.O.B.
  • Play alone and as Robin and get a Fever Rush 4 or more times in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Play alone and as Pikachu and destroy 200 blocks in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Clear 10-Man Smash within 17 seconds
  • Play as Sheik and score 50 KOs or more in Solo Endless Smash
  • Hit Sandbag between 500-505m/1640-1656ft in Home-Run Contest
  • Clear the Fitness Junkie event on Normal difficulty or higher
  • Get a chain of at least 150 in Trophy Rush while playing alone and as Falco
  • Get a max combo of 50 or more in Training
  • Hit Sandbag 600m/1968ft or more in Home-Run Contest
  • Use 18 or more Tour Items in a single game of Smash Tour
  • Play as Link and score 50 KOs or more in Solo Endless Smash
  • Play alone and as Mr. Game & Watch and destroy 100 blocks in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Clear Solo Classic on intensity 5.5 or higher while playing as Kirby
  • Play as Palutena in Stage 2 and score 80 000 or more in Solo Target Blast using the back wall
  • Deal the final blow to a boss in Smash Tour
  • Clear Crazy Orders after 5 or more turns
  • Get a score of more than 20 in a single Rival Smash
  • Play as Charizard and get a score of 100m/328ft or more in Solo Home-Run Contest without using the bat
  • KO your rival 2 or more times in a single Rival Smash
  • Clear the No Mere Sparring Match event on normal difficulty or higher
  • Clear Solo Classic without losing a single life while playing as Little Mac
  • Get a score of 25 or more in a single Rival Smash while playing as Dark Pit
  • Play as Toon Link in Stage 2 and get a score of 120 000 or more in a single game of Solo Target Blast
  • Reveal the entire wall during the credits
  • Clear Classic at intensity 5.5 or higher
  • Get a max combo of 30 or more in Training
  • Clear Solo Classic while playing as Yoshi
  • Clear 10-Man Smash within 25 seconds
  • Play as Peach and hit Sandbag at least 320m/1049ft in Solo Home-Run Contest
  • Get 50 or more KOs in a single Endless Smash
  • Clear Classic without losing a single life
  • Clear All-Star on normal difficulty or higher
  • Clear 100-Man Smash within 3 minutes
  • Clear the Behind Enemy Lines event
  • Clear 100-Man Smash
  • Clear a 3-Minute Smash after getting 60 or more KOs
  • Have the game on for more than 10 hours
  • Clear Solo Classic at intensity 2.0 with 5 or more characters
  • Collect 50 different special moves
  • Recover the stat boosts a Metroid stole from you in Smash Tour
  • Score at least 150 000 points in a single game of Target Blast on Stage 1
  • Clear the The Falchion's Seal event on normal difficulty or higher
  • Get a chain of 100 or more in a single game of Trophy Rush
  • Clear Solo 10-Man Smash within 35 seconds while playing as Mii Brawler
  • Collect 15 different special moves
  • Clear Crazy Orders while playing as Villager
  • Clear the When Lightning Strikes event
  • Collect 50 unique trophies
  • Clear the Playing Tricks event
  • Clear a Master Orders ticket while playing as Mega Man
  • Clear Crazy Orders
  • Play all the maps in Smash Tour
  • Get a chain of at least 50 in Trophy Rush while playing alone and as Wii Fit Trainer
  • Clear 10-Man Smash
  • Clear a Master Orders ticket while playing as Rosalina & Luma
  • Clear a Master Orders ticket
  • Bump into an enemy who appears on the board during Smash Tour
  • Create a Mii Fighter in Custom
  • Customize a fighter in Custom
  • Create a stage in the Stage Builder
  • Bump into every opponent on the board in a single game of Smash Tour
  • Clear the The Original Heavyweight event
  • Clear All Star
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New Path of Exile Patch Focuses on PvP Play https://www.gameskinny.com/hqbgq/new-path-of-exile-patch-focuses-on-pvp-play https://www.gameskinny.com/hqbgq/new-path-of-exile-patch-focuses-on-pvp-play Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:00:09 -0500 Kathryn Baker

Path of Exile, a free online action RPG, will be releasing new content for the game: Patch 1.3.0. The patch will be available on December 12 at 5pm (PT), roughly 11 days and 20 hours from the publication of this article.

Path of Exile focuses on custom characterization, a large barter system, and competitive PvP (player versus player). The game has seven character classes to choose from: Witch, Duelist, Scion, Shadow, Ranger, Templar, and Marauder. The Marauder relies mainly on Strength, the Witch has Intelligence, and the Ranger utilizes Dexterity. The Duelist combines Strength and Dexterity, the Templar combines Strength and Intelligence, and the Shadow combines Dexterity and Intelligence. The Scion uses all three attributes. Players focus on correctly mixing their attributes, skills, and style of gameplay to find what suits them best.

The 1.3.0 Patch focuses mainly on PvP play and tournaments.

For instance, the patch will contain two new "Challenge Leagues", separate game worlds with their own economies and ladders, Each league has their own individual eight challenges, which reward players with a Totem Pole decoration in their Hideout.

The Torment Challenge League involves the spirits of tormented criminals that possess enemies, imbue monsters with powers, and leave improved item drops. The Bloodlines Challenge League is more hardcore than the Torment Challenge League. It involves groups of monsters with synergistic powers, such as immortality near their slain brethen and the ability construct an Animated Guardian. (See the video above for an example of the Bloodlines Challenge League in action).

This patch also introduces PvP tournaments and revamped gameplay. Players can work with Leo Redmane, Master of the Arena, to complete PvP challenges for rewards. Unlike other Masters, Leo doesn't take up a slot in your Hideout, so you can add him to your group of Masters.

There are three PvP tournaments.

  • Free-For-All Tournaments happen in the Sarn arena, where you are awarded points for each kill and are teleported to other arenas after death.
  • Blitz Tournaments are rapid duels where you receive a new opponent at the end of each fight; the goal is to win as many duels as possible within a time limit. 
  • Swiss Tournaments match players with similar records against each other; these are highly competitive bouts with a best-of-seven regimented system.

Free-For-All and Blitz tournaments occur during the week, while Swiss tournaments occur on weekends. Weekend tournaments offer better prizes from sponsors, but overall top players are invited to an exclusive tournament at the end of the season.

Path of Exile is also offering an exclusive PvP character; gamers can start with a base character at level 28 that will be used only for these duels and tournaments. This allows players to try out different builds for PvP gameplay without the stress of having to level multiple characters just for the tournaments.

Path of Exile is also making hundreds of other edits, including improved gameplay, an updated passive skill tree, and new gems and items. With the huge focus on PvP play, the patch could entice new players to the game and compel continuing gameplay from existing players. All this being said, what part of the update are you most excited for?

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