This guide tells you everything you need to know about achievements in game Astral.
Important information + Collector
Once completed the game click on play and choose continue instead of new game, selecting continue alows you to replay chapters.
There are 9 chapters from where you can replay that area, i divided achievements in this guide to the chapters where you can earn it.
Many achievements can be earned anywhere, i still move it to the chapter where i earned it.
Completion time: ~2h, even without guide. While there are many missable achievements i believe only 2+collector achievement what is easier to miss.
I not made screenshot about the collectible tapes as i was recording my game. Unfortunately the game immune to being recorded, i never had such problem before but when i tried to record it with OBS i wanted to edit once i was done but it recorded only the sound, the screen was frozen to the starter screen for the whole video. Planned to replay and record it with other programm, tried a few but all had the same issue.
So if you playing please look out for tapes, they are very hard to miss except the one in Downtown chapter.
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This one is actually awarded for launching the game so can’t be missed.
And this one for starting the game so can’t be missed.
Get the first tape, only one collectible which easier to miss and that’s at the end of the game so you shouldn’t have any problem to get this and collector.
There are documents around the floor, just check one of it, these also provide information about how you should progress.
Just push one box, can’t leave first room without doing so = unmissable.
Storyline related, can’t leave first room without opening the door.
There will be a screen on wall with Attention or important or with a text something like that, push E front of it to loot up the item which let you control monsters, can’t progress on the game without it so unmissable
Get killed by a monster, as it wasn’t exactly clear you need to keep pushing Q until monster is get controlled it is easily done by the first time you encounter a monster.
Just move toward to a wall or unmovable object and try to push it.
You get this the first time you manage to control a monster. Unmissable.
You get this the first time you destroy some objects with your controlled monster. Unmissable.
Keep moving forward with your controlled monster and fall down with it into the hole.
Across the abyss
Jump over the hole with the boy. Storyline related as can’t progress without doing it.
There are an easy and basic minigame for opening doors, controlling turrets etc, solving it the first time will give you this. Unmissable.
Awarded for leaving the laboratory. Unmissable
Alone in the field
This is awarded for reaching the area, can’t be missed.
Once left the laboratory head to the left, there is a keycard, loot it up and this achievement is yours. Can’t progress without it so unmissable.
There are turrets in the game which kills you. While controlling the monster you need to run toward the turret and attack it. Monsters dont die instantly once they got hit by a turret so there is just enough time to reach it and attack it. Reload last checkpoint if you fail, can’t progress without destroying so unmissable.
Hack the turret console, it is same minigame as for the door was in laboratory.
Awarded for reaching the area, unmissable.
Close to the grandfather there is the keys to the shelter, unmissable. At grandfather hug the rock so you will see a note on the ground on the other side of the rock. This just gives clues about the Where is the grandfather? achievement which is the easiest to miss.
Just enter the mine. Unmissable
If you hide behind boxes monsters can’t see you, once you enter the mine there is also a note which explains this to you. First time you hiding behind boxes you will get this achievement. Unmissable.
Kill a monster with a controlled monster, you can do it first time in the mines and definietly can’t finish the game without getting this achievement so unmissable.
Use the lift in the mine. Unmissable
Where is the grandfather?
This is definietly the easiest to miss achievement. You looted up the key for Key keeper at the grandfather and if you hugged the rock at grandfather you seen a not on other side. Now once you used the lift and on the surface again head to left, there is the note. Usually you would just loot the note and move to rigth, but instead hug the rock so you can see other side of the rock. The grandfather is gone and you get this achievement.
Leap of faith
Unmissable, there is one gap where you need to jump from one side to another but you dont see the exact landing position on other side, reaching this point will unlock the achievement.
Unmissable, awarded for reaching the city.
Achievement awarded for entering the sewer. Unmissable.
Not exactly sure about this anymore because of my video recording fail so can’t rewatch it. I believe you need run away from a monster which following you and then it needs to be killed by a hacked turret.
Missable, but you should get it while playing regularly, just get killed by a turret.
Missable, just jump down at a location where you will die from jump, Bridge level is a good area for it if you miss it during the city.
Enter the submarine. Unmissable.
There is an underwater pyramid in this area, enter it and achievement is yours. Unmissable.
In the outskirts are there will be an area where you will enter a train or metro car, doing so achievement unlocked. Unmissable.
Get to the Bridge area. Unmissable.
Jump from one platform to another at the bridge area at a location where the bridge is partially broken and you need to get to the other side. I remember so that on 2nd level you can skip this part so the achievement might be missable.
Just climb up to the top of the crane, unmissable as thats how the story progressing.
The crane hold some pipes which is a platform so first you need to jump to there then you can jump to the next location, if i remember rigth this is also unmissable.
Because of video recording issue i can’t recheck how i earned this, it was probably for fixing a turret via console. If you played the game please leave a comment about this how you got it exactly, but i believe this was also unmissable.
Unmissable, just enter the office building.
This is the point where you should get the collector achievement. Until now the tapes were always at easy to spot areas and the game is pretty linear up to this point so you really should have all of them. When climbind down the ladder from office building you will see the tape to the left so when you reach the ground solve the left side first. If you go to right you can’t return to the left side.
Faster than wind
I believe you can get this at earlier too but this is the area where you should get it without even caring about it. When a monster running after you you should get to safety when a monster is already close to you. In this part of the game there is an area where you need to hide behind boxes but the monster keep heading to the other direction only for 1 more second so it will turn and start to run after you. When jumping on the boxes at the end of the passage the monster should be close to you already.
Master of disguise
Unmissable, there is a spot in this area where you need hide behind boxes while 3 monsters close to you. Passing this spot will grant you the achievement.
Squirrel in a wheel
This is the another achievement which easy or possible to miss. Once passed that 3 monster setup for Master of disguise you will be able to hack turrets, from there head to left instead back to these 3 monsters. If you go to left the achievement will unlock.
Awarded when you enter the pipe which leading out from the zone. Unmissable.
Just reach the shelter, unmissable.
I believe it is missable if you not activate all turrets inside the shelter, so just do it.
Unmissable, reach the surviviors inside the shelter.
Unmissable, finisht the game.