Tachyon Project Trophy Guide

Trophy Roadmap:

Difficulty: 3/10
Estimated time to platinum: 5 hours
Missable trophies: None
Glitched trophies: None
difficulty related: None
Playthrough: 1

Introduction:

Welcome to the Tachyon Project Trophy Guide! You are Ada, a hacking program, released into the wild by your creators. The question is, what happened to them after that? Figure out in this intense twin-stick shooter!

Roadmap:

Step 1: Play through all 10 levels

In this stage, just enjoy the game and the little story that comes with it. Each time a wave tasks you with defeating a certain kind of enemy, it will give you a picture of the enemy with a little description about it. When you’re done with the story you should know how to play the game and you will have a variety of the trophies at the end of this stage.

Note: The trophy list this guide, in particular, is attached to is only available for the Limited Edition physical edition of the game that can be ordered from Play-Asia. The link for the physical copy can be found here. Other versions of the game may vary with trophies or content.

You’ll be earning these trophies:

Bronze Butcher
Silver Slayer
Gold Mass Murder
Silver Bullfighter
Silver Shield Breaker
Bronze Finished Level 1
Bronze Finished Level 2
Silver Finished Level 3
Gold Finished Level 4 
Silver Finished Level 5 
Silver Finished Level 6
Gold Finished Level 7
Silver Finished Level 8
Gold Finished Level 9
Gold Finished Story Mode

Step 2: Clean Up

For this stage, all you should need are the miscellaneous trophies that you didn’t get naturally. Now is the time. After this, you will have a nice shiny platinum trophy to add to your collection!

During this step you’ll earn these trophies:

Silver Berserker
Silver Two Birds One Stone
Silver Chain Reaction
Silver Bomber
Silver By a Hair’s Breadth
Gold Sniper
Bronze Slippery
Bronze Live In The Shadows
Silver Bullet Time
40-platinum Hacker

Trophy Guide:

Hacker
Earn all available Trophies for Tachyon Project.
Butcher
Destroy 500 enemies.

For this trophy, you just have to kill 500 enemies. This will come naturally as you progress through the game.

Slayerupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 2500 enemies.

For this trophy, you just have to kill 2,500 enemies. This will come naturally as you progress through the game.

Mass MurdererGold
Destroy 10000 enemies.

For this trophy, you just have to kill 10,000 enemies. Depending on how many enemies you killed throughout the game, you may have to grind for this trophy. If you need to, the best level to grind is level 5.

Berserkerupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 50 enemies in less than 1 second.

For this trophy, you have to kill 50 enemies in 1 second. The easiest place to get this is the second level on Wave 4 when you have to kill 150 enemies. Bait the enemies around the map and then, when you have the Explosion Secondary equipped to or , press either of them near the enemies and you should kill 50 enemies at once. If you fail, either bait more enemies again or die and restart the wave over. Refer to the YouTube video below for reference.

Two Birds One Stoneupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 15 or more enemies with a single explosion.

For this trophy, you must kill 15 or more enemies with a single explosion. To use explosions, you must have it equipped in your secondary weapon slot on or . Refer to Silver Berserker for a video on how to attain this trophy and Berserker at the same time.

Chain Reactionupscale-245262160018212
Drop a Decoy and a Turret in less than 1 second.

For this trophy, you must unlock the Turret and Decoy secondary weapons, and then use them within 1 second of each other for this trophy. To unlock the Turret, you must simply complete Level 7. To get the Decoy, you must complete the 3rd level with a score of at least 300,000. When you acquire them, equip them to your secondary weapon slot ( and ), and then press both the buttons at the same time and they will both be used at once and the trophy will unlock. For reference on how to get 300,000 points on the 3rd level, refer to the video down below.

Bomberupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 1000 enemies with the bomb launcher weapon.

To unlock this trophy, you must kill 1,000 enemies with the Mini Bombs weapon. To unlock the Mini Bombs, you must complete the 8th level. When you unlock the weapon, the 5th level is the best place to grind this trophy.

By A Hair’s Breadthupscale-245262160018212
Finish a wave with 1 or less seconds left.

This trophy sounds worse than it is. It can easily be your first trophy in the game. To get it, load up the 1st level where you have to destroy 40 mines. Destroy 39 of them and then wait for the timer to reach 1 second. When it does, destroy the last mine and the wave will be completed and then the trophy should unlock.

SniperGold
Destroy 1000 enemies using the laser weapon

To get this trophy, you have to kill 1,000 enemies using the laser weapon. To unlock the laser, you must complete level 10. After you unlock the weapon, the 5th level is the best place to get the kill in. When you kill 1,000 the trophy will unlock.

Bullfighterupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 100 Bull enemies.

To get this trophy, you must kill 100 Bull enemies. Bull enemies first appear on Wave 5 of the 1st level and then they become common enemies in later levels. This trophy will unlock naturally through normal gameplay.

Slippery
Stay hidden for more than 15 seconds in a single level.

To get this trophy, you must stay hidden for 15 seconds on a single level. After you’ve been hidden for 15 seconds, start moving and the trophy will unlock. For more information on how to become hidden, refer to Bronze Live In The Shadows.

trophy, you must kill 100 Bull enemies. Bull enemies first appear on Wave 5 of the 1st level and then they become common enemies in later levels. This trophy will unlock naturally through normal gameplay.

Live In The Shadows
Stay hidden for a total of 10 minutes.

To get this trophy, you must be hidden for a total of 10 minutes. Being “hidden” becomes a mechanic at the 3rd level and isn’t explained. You become hidden from enemies when you aren’t shooting at enemies. You will drop a ghost, which will light up a small area and then the enemies will swarm to it thinking it’s you. When you attack, you then become visible to enemies. The best place to grind this trophy is on the 3rd level. After a total time of 10 minutes of not attacking enemies, to be “hidden”, the trophy will unlock.

Advertisements
Bullet Timeupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 10 enemies with the time stopped or slowed down in one go.

To get this trophy, you must defeat 10 or more enemies while time is slowed or stopped. To unlock the secondary weapon “1/2 Time”, you must get 90,000 points in the 1st level.

After unlocking the secondary weapon, the best place to get the trophy is in the 1st level on the second wave. Refer to the following videos on how to get the required points, and then acquiring the trophy.

Shield Breakerupscale-245262160018212
Destroy 100 Shield bearer enemies.

To unlock this trophy, you must defeat 100 Shield Bearer Enemies. They first appear in the 2nd level on the 2nd wave. After that, they become enemies in later levels. This trophy will unlock naturally as you progress through the game.

Finished Level 1
Finish Level 1 Successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 1st level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 40 Mines
  • Wave 2: Destroy 30 Crawlers
  • Wave 3: Survive for 30 Seconds
  • Wave 4: Destroy 20 Ping-Pong Ships
  • Wave 5: Destroy 15 Bull Ships
  • Wave 6: Survive for 40 Seconds
Finished Level 2
Finish Level 2 Successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 2nd level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 10 Vortex
  • Wave 2: Destroy 15 Shield Bearers
  • Wave 3: Survive for 60 Seconds
  • Wave 4: Destroy 150 Drifters
  • Wave 5: Survive for 45 Seconds
  • Wave 6: Destroy 5 Snakes
Finished Level 3upscale-245262160018212
Finish Level 3 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 3rd level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 60 Stealth Seekers
  • Wave 2: Destroy 120 Enemies
  • Wave 3: Survive for 60 Seconds
  • Wave 4: Destroy 30 Radars
  • Wave 5: Destroy 30 Radars
  • Wave 6: Survive for 120 Seconds
Finished Level 4Gold
Finish Level 4 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 4th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 20 Constructors
  • Wave 2: Destroy 200 Enemies
  • Wave 3: Destroy 150 Smashers
  • Wave 4: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 5: Destroy 40 Spiked Mines
  • Wave 6: Destroy The Boss – The boss spawns rings with an opening in them that you must shoot through to damage the middle. It starts with 1 ring and at the end of the fight, it has 3 rings. Refer to the video below on how to defeat the boss.

Finished Level 5upscale-245262160018212
Finish Level 5 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 5th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 80 Coordinate Barriers
  • Wave 2: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 3: Destroy 60 Times Mines
  • Wave 4: Destroy 500 Enemies
  • Wave 5: Destroy 10 Border Hunters
  • Wave 6: Survive for 110 Seconds
Finished Level 6upscale-245262160018212
Finish Level 6 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 6th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

 The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 10 Scanners
  • Wave 2: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 3: Destroy 200 Enemies
  • Wave 4: Destroy 50 Seeker Radars
  • Wave 5: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 6: Destroy 256 Enemies
Finished Level 7Gold
Finish Level 7 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 7th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time. 

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 25 Auto-Shields
  • Wave 2: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 3: Destroy 128 Squids
  • Wave 4: Destroy 300 Enemies
  • Wave 5: Destroy 150 Enemies
  • Wave 6: Destroy The Boss – For this boss, he spawns in the center and chases you. You must avoid him then he moves back to the center and shoots his body at you. Avoid his body parts and then shoot them and destroy them. After you destroy some he will try and chase you. Simply rinse and repeat until he’s dead. Refer to the video below on how to defeat the boss.

Finished Level 8upscale-245262160018212
Finish Level 8 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 8th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time.

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 15 Shield Providers
  • Wave 2: Destroy 150 Super Drifters
  • Wave 3: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 4: Destroy 64 Rotating Mines
  • Wave 5: Destroy 386 Enemies
  • Wave 6: Survive for 64 Seconds
Finished Level 9Gold
Finish Level 9 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 9th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time. 

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 60 Circling Wanderers
  • Wave 2: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 3: Destroy 256 Enemies
  • Wave 4: Destroy 50 Rhinos
  • Wave 5: Survive for 128 Seconds
  • Wave 6: Destroy The Boss – For this boss, you have to avoid sets of lasers that appear on the field and destroy all the mines in the area. When you do, the boss will appear and you’ll be able to damage him. After you do enough damage, he will summon more lasers and mines. Simply destroy those and then he will appear again. Simply rinse and repeat this process until he’s dead. Refer to the video below on how to defeat the boss.

Finished Story ModeGold
Finish Level 10 successfully.

To unlock this trophy, you must complete all the 6 Waves of the 10th level. Each wave consists of 1 of 3 objectives. Either killing a certain type of enemy, Killing a certain amount of enemies, or surviving for a certain amount of time. 

The waves are as follows:

  • Wave 1: Destroy 50 Wall Makers
  • Wave 2: Destroy 300 Enemies
  • Wave 3: Survive for 120 Seconds
  • Wave 4: Destroy 320 Enemies
  • Wave 5: Survive for 180 Seconds
  • Wave 6: Destroy The Boss – For this boss, it is a cube. When it is fully formed, you can shoot at it. It will eventually break apart and move to each side of the screen before reassembling, at which point you can damage it again. After a certain point, it will sit still and start growing red fungus from it. Simply destroy the fungus and it will take damage and eventually be defeated. Refer to the video below on how to defeat the boss.

Advertisements

oniwalker

Read Previous

Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus Trophy Guide

Read Next

Himno Trophy Guide

Leave a Reply