The Box - Tips and Tricks

Apr 9

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4/9/2013 7:13 PM 

 


After spending 2 (evenings) by 3 hours in ‘The Box’, I realized that having fun –which I did! Immensely, too- and collecting accolades –aka achievements- were two separate and in most aspects incompatible things. So I turned to my favorite source of guides and information to see what I’d been doing wrong. As it turned out, quite a few things. Here’s a step-by-step walkthrough of World 1 then, carefully compiled in a way that minimizes the time required to unlock all 17 achievements and get the treasured Title.

Enjoy!



Steps

  1.       Start in Infantile mode

  2.       W1-z1: do NOT fight any monsters – navigate directly to the specified locations below!

a.      buy Digger – second shop in zone 1 – 100 Baubles

b.      buy Whip – second shop in zone 1 – 150 Baubles

c.       rainbow-travel to end & defeat the 'boss' (i.e. destroy the Cage). If you do it without getting killed AND without using a health potion you get the Minor in Immortality & Minor in Fortitude achievements

  3.       W1-z2: do NOT fight any monsters – navigate directly to the specified locations below!

a.      buy Mini Bomb – First or second shop in zone 2 – 200 Baubles

b.      get Candle – Third shop in zone 2

c.      backtrack to find the worm hole shortcut - yields the Bachelor of Pioneering achievement

d.      exit to Rata Sum

  4.       Start in Infantile mode – now it’s time to fight and get dirty!

  5.       W1-z1

a.      Get all baubles - yields the Associate of Baubles achievement

b.      Dig for secret ones - counts towards [X/100 digs]

c.      Find all the secret rooms - yields the Associate of Secrets achievement

  6.       W1-z2

a.      Get all baubles - yields the Bachelor of Baubles achievement

b.      Dig for secret ones - counts towards [X/100 digs]

c.      Find all the secret rooms - yields the Bachelor of Secrets achievement

  7.       W1-z3

a.      Rainbow-travel to the end - yields the Minor in Elusion achievement

b.      getting there also unlocks the Baby’s First Super Adventure achievement

c.      Rainbow-travel back to start of zone

d.      Get all baubles - yields the Master of Baubles achievement

e.      Dig for secret ones - counts towards [X/100 digs]

f.       Find all the secret rooms - yields the Master of Secrets achievement

  •     (5.a)+(6.a)+(7.d) yield the Doctor of Baubles achievement
  •     (5.c)+(6.c)+(7.f) yield the Doctor of Secrets achievement
  •     X 100 yields the Minor in Excavation achievement

g.      Buy Bauble Purse – Shops in zone 3 – 250 Baubles

h.      Unlock Moto’s BreathFourth hidden room in zone 3 (elite skill)

i.       Defeat Frog King to get extra heart slot

j.       (7.g)+(7.h)+(7.i) yield the Minor in Enhancement achievement

  8.       Enter in normal mode

  9.       Rush to end of W1-z3

10.       Defeat Frog King yields the Scholar achievement

  • After unlocking the 16th (Scholar) achievement you also get the Minor in Achievement… achievement, rewarded with the Distinction in Applied Jumping Title!



Notes:

1. This walkthrough assumes you already know how to get to ‘The Box’ and how to select either Infantile or Normal mode. Should you have any questions about these, I recommend you read the generic info on dulfy’s excellent guide!

2. Starting cost is 450 baubles (100+150+200). If you do not have them already – either from the magic chests that spawned all over Tyria during April Fool’s Day or from previous adventures in ‘The Box’- you have to do some harvesting before you start proper.

3. (However) Since you cannot earn/carry more than 250 Baubles at any given time in the SAB (rather silly, if you ask me, but it’s there anyway), you have to exit and re-enter between steps #1 and #2.

4. When you reach the shop in zone 3 you will be able to purchase a Bauble Purse, which can hold as many as 500 Baubles making trips to Rata Sum a less frequent necessity. You can earn the (extra) 250 Baubles required to purchase Bauble Purse inside W1-z3, so enter it directly – empty-pocketed.

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Re: The Box - Tips and Tricks

Extra tip:
To kill a queen bee dog start attacking it with the whip, and then alternate between basic attack and whip (or auto whip and keep using auto attack after u see whip being used), these give you plenty of orbs, wich are good for the purchases mentioned above

By Alice Calieru on   4/9/2013 9:03 PM
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Re: The Box - Tips and Tricks

nice mate :) like it ^^

By Mogrey665 on   4/9/2013 9:07 PM

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