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Fractured Achievement Guide

November 27, 2013 - 6:21pm -- Lee B.

Fractured introduces us a whole pile of new achievements, and here we'll be covering the ones tied directly with the meta-achievement "Fractured!". 

 

Fractal Rotation

Fractal rotation has changed so that it is less likely that you will get an entire run of the longest, most difficult Fractals. The fractals have been separated into four tiers that were told to us on the Monday Twitch Livestream.

  • Fractal 1: Underwater, Swamp, Urban and Uncategorized
  • Fractal 2: Uncategorized, Snow, Urban, Molten and Cliffside
  • Fractal 3: Aetherblade, Grawl, Thaumanova Reactor, Dredge and Cliffside
  • "Boss" Fractal: Jade Maw Fractal, Molten Facility Boss Fractal, Aetherblade Boss Fractal

Fractal Fortnight

25 Achievement Points

  • Complete 11 Fractured! achievements (dailies achievements included) to get this achievement and the Hoard of Ascended Materials.

Fractal Fortnight: Trin's End

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Mai Trin boss fractal.
  • Essentially the same tactics as used in the Aetherblade Retreat guide found here.
  • Keep an eye on the red circles during the artillery phases. You can stand inbetween them and move very little during these phases and get out with very little damage having been done to you.

 

Fractal Fortnight: Molten Furnace

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Molten Furnace Fractal.
  • Still the same tactics found in the Molten Weapons Facility guide found here.
  • Make sure you focus hard on the thermal in the middle of the weapon room on the last phase of that fight so you don't have to take more damage than you need to.

Fractal Fortnight: Solid Ocean

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Solid Ocean Fractal.
  • Refer to the guide we've wrote on this Fractal previously: here.
  • Having stability is absolutely great for dealing with the tentacles quickly or to res an ally who might have gone down too close to one.

Fractal Fortnight: Swampland

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Swampland Fractal.
  • Stability, Teleportation and Swiftness are key in completing the Wisp portion of this Fractal.

Fractal Fortnight: Molten Might

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Molten Boss Fractal.
  • In all honesty I still find the strategy I used when the Facility first came out to be the most useful. You can find that guide here.
  • A great tactic is to have your entire team agree to move clockwise around the platform while both of them are alive so you can continuously kite them both without running over each other's aggro path.

 

Fractal Fortnight: Thaumanova

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Thaumanova Reactor Fractal.
  • Guide coming up for that soon!
  • It is possible to complete the radiated room without having to collect any thermal cores. If you have someone with high vitality, or a mesmer with the compliments of teleportation abilities, you can get through the entire length of the room without dying.

Fractal Fortnight: Snowblind

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Snowblind Fractal. 
  • Stability and Projectile Reflection/Negation are essential for higher fractal levels during the Ice Elemental Fight. 

Fractal Fortnight: Uncategorized

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Uncategorized Fractal.
  • Refer to the guide we've wrote for this Fractal previously: here.
  • Stability and Projectile Reflection/Negation are essential for higher fractal levels as you try to ascend the harpy-infested paths.

Fractal Fortnight: Aquatic Ruins

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Aquatic Ruins Fractal.
  • Make sure you kite the mobs the end boss spawns into the electric fields to clear them out quickly and leave all your damage on the boss.

Fractal Fortnight: Underground

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Underground Facility Fractal.
  • Having Immobilizes, while moving in a clockwise fashion, will help you control the end boss and let your lever-puller have time to... pull the lever.

 

Fractal Fortnight: Battleground

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Urban Battleground Fractal.
  • Refer to the guide we've wrote for this Fractal previously: here.
  • Having your charr bros tank a lot of your enemies is an absolute boon in this fractal and especially so during the last fight (now that agony doesn't affect them). Keep them alive and res them whenever possible.

Fractal Fortnight: Aetherblade

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Aetherblade Fractal.
  • Same strategies as the ones we used during the Sky Pirates of Tyria Living World story. You can find out guide on that here.

Fractal Fortnight: Cliffside

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Cliffside Fractal.
  • Refer to the guide we've wrote for this Fractal previously: here.
  • Stability is an absolute blessing for when trying to maneuver the side platforms where the knockdowns occur to help you get up quickly.

Fractal Fortnight: Volcanic

5 Achievement Points

  • Complete the Volcanic Fractal.
  • Refer to the guide we've wrote for this Fractal previously: here.
  • Having reflection and bounce/AoE attacks for when you fight the final boss is absolutely great. Having the reflection for his Agony attack is amazing, and the wide AoE attacks will help you clear our the oozes.