We Happy Few achievement guide & roadmap

 

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Single-player only

Difficulty does NOT affect achievements

12 missable achievements (plus 32 unknown)

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Downer

Story, Unmissable,

Completed Arthur's intro

Act 1: Arthur

Mother of All Victories

Story, Unmissable,

Completed "Band of Brothers" encounter

Not In Kansas Any More

Story, Unmissable,

Crossed into the Village for the first time

Snug as a Bug on a Drug

Objective, Soft-missable, Anywhere,

Took the Joy at the very beginning of the game

Act 1: Arthur

There's a choice right at the beginning - take the Joy. As its so close to the beginning you can do this again in 5 mins if you took the other path the first time through.

That Kind Of Game

Story, Unmissable,

Retrieved the credentials from the club

Employee of the month

Objective, Soft-missable,

Read all newspaper articles as Arthur, and redacted only the uncomfortable ones

Act 1: Arthur

Right at the beginning of the game, fix the power cell then approve the first article, censor the second and approve the third.  If you miss it just start a new game to get it. 

The Great Lubricator

Delivered the cod liver oil

Arthur Haste-ings

Objective, Optional,

You successfully took Phlash as Arthur

Act 1: Arthur

Can be found in any vending machine - just buy one and take it.

The Arthur Hastings

Story, Unmissable,

Finished Arthur's playthrough

Act 1: Arthur

Arthur's story is the first act - complete it to get the achievement.

Breaking Blackberry

Story, Unmissable,

Completed Sally intro

Act 2: Sally

Gimme Shelter

Missable, Previously glitched,

Unlocked all of Arthur's shelters

Act 1: Arthur

Note the map layout is randomised - so locations will be different on each playthrough or for each player.  There are, however always 9 shelters total.   NB this has been glitchy in previous versions of the game.

 

Baby You're a Rich Man

Grind, Optional,

Gained £1000 from looting/bartering across playthroughs

Archipelagist

Set foot on every island

A Bit of The Old Ultraviolence

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Killed 100 NPCs across all playthroughs

They must show "deceased", not just "unconscious"

The Wyrd Sisters

Story, Unmissable,

Completed the Crones encounter

Act 2: Sally

The Toxic Ex

Story, Unmissable,

Completed speaking with Verloc at the Joy Factory

Act 2: Sally

I Got Better

Contracted and cured the plague

The Sally Boyle

Story, Unmissable,

Finished Sally's playthrough

Act 2: Sally

Bon Voyage

Story, Unmissable,

Completed Ollie's intro

Act 3: Ollie

Resistance is Futile

Talked to Johnny Bolton from the Secret Radio Room

Shocking Biology

Objective, Missable,

Killed a guy named Ryan Andrews

Act 1: Arthur

Miss Byng is Indisposed

Story, Unmissable,

Completed "No Place Like Home" encounter

Enjoy the View

Correctly sabotaged Clive Birtwhistle's redactor work

The Importance of Not Being Seen

Objective, Missable,

Finished Mystery House without being spotted once

Act 1: Arthur

The Slaughterer's Apprentice

Finished all of the butcher's apprentice quests

Get the Float Out of Here

Story, Unmissable,

Completed "The Jack-o-Bean Club" encounter.

Act 3: Ollie

The Ollie Starkey

Story, Unmissable,

Finished Ollie's playthrough

Act 3: Ollie

A Heavy Burden

Story, Unmissable,

Spread the Message

Act 3: Ollie

Sugar Daddy

Objective, Optional,

Injected yourself with glucose 10 times

Act 3: Ollie

Cat Burglar

All-the-things, Missable,

In Thomasina House - Collected all fake cats

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Now I Can Die Happy

Objective, Missable,

Died while overdosing on Joy

Find a Joy phone box and take 2-4 pills until you overfill your joy meter... ...then find somewhere for suicide like walking off a cliff to kill yourself.

Gotta Catch Them All!

Objective,

Caught 40 butterflies with Sally's butterfly net

Act 2: Sally

Poor Viv

Story, Unmissable,

Complete Act 1

DLC1: They Came From Below

Hot on her Heels

All-the-things, Missable,

Found all notes related to Prudence

There are 6 notes, across the 3 acts.

Queen Faraday

Story, Unmissable,

Complete Act 2

DLC1: They Came From Below

#1 on the Charts

Lifetime Achievement Award

DLC2: Lightbearer

Deprogrammed

Story, Unmissable,

Complete Act 3

DLC1: They Came From Below

A Smashing Adventure

Story, Unmissable,

Complete the DLC

DLC1: They Came From Below

Factory Finish

Restored Order at Haworth Labs

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Tap Out

Shut Off Joy Supply to Waterworks

DLC3: We All Fall Down

A Bright, Shiny Medal

Did Your Duty

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Don't You Have Somewhere Else To Be?

Survived 50 days

Canal Retentive

Found Loot in Canal

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Mind Blower

Blew Minds of 15 People After a Charged Facemelt

DLC2: Lightbearer

Love Me Don't

Grind, Optional,

Serenaded 30 people

DLC2: Lightbearer

Our Prudent Friend

All-the-things, Optional,

Listened to all the phone calls in the phoneboxes

Act 1: Arthur

This does not mean find all the phone boxes - just listen to all the calls.  There are 12 unique calls in total.

You can do this by resting for 24 hours and revisiting the same phone box -> rinse and repeat until you get them all.

The phoneboxes are only in the garden districts; Barrow Holm, Lud’s Holm and Eel Pie Holm

Metal Guru

Objective, Optional,

Kill 8 Robots in the Intro

DLC1: They Came From Below

Local Hero

Objective, Missable,

Save all the Villagers

DLC1: They Came From Below

At the beginning of act 2 - shoot all the robots ASAP so all 6 villages can escape.

Alley Catch

Found Loot in Alleyway

DLC3: We All Fall Down

The Hits Just Keep On Coming

Hit 3 NPCs with the Same Gold Record

DLC2: Lightbearer

Push Over

Grind,

Knocked Down 40 NPCs With Whip Shove Combo

DLC3: We All Fall Down

One Day In The Life

Survived Day 1

DLC2: Lightbearer

B Side

Survived Day 2

DLC2: Lightbearer

The Saint

Objective, Missable,

Completed the entire game without directly murdering anyone

This is the whole game (all acts)

You Do Know Jack

Collected all Uncle Jack Shows

Remember, Remember

Collectible, Missable,

Found all collectibles

I Love the Smell of Chloroform in the Mornin

Grind, Optional,

Knocked out 50 NPCs with the Atomizer

Act 2: Sally

Lighten Up

Objective,

Used 25 lightning rods, playing as Ollie

The Full Nicky

Objective,

Pole Danced Naked

DLC2: Lightbearer

Helter Smelter

Push 7 Robots Into the Smelter

DLC1: They Came From Below

Shouldn't These Be Red?

Grind, Optional,

Destroy 50 Explosive Barrels

DLC1: They Came From Below

When you get the ray gun there will be a tutorial about doing this.  then keep shooting them throughout all three acts...

Well-Read

Pick Up All Lore Items

DLC1: They Came From Below

Liner Notes

Picked Up All Lore Items

DLC2: Lightbearer

Golden Idol

Vibed All Nick Statues

DLC2: Lightbearer

Headmaster

Grind, Optional,

Get 100 Eye Shots

DLC1: They Came From Below

get headshots on robots using the ray gun.  Cumulative across all 3 acts of the DLC.

All Natural

Objective, Missable,

Finished DLC With No Upgrades

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Bibliophile

Collected All Lore Notes

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Down the Tubes

Zapped 20 Different TVs with Dart Gun

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Self-Actualized

Unlocked All Upgrades

DLC3: We All Fall Down

Great vibrations

Grind, Optional,

Parried 30 attacks with the Vibe

DLC2: Lightbearer