Star Wars Episode 1: Racer Trophy Guide

Game: Star Wars Episode 1: Racer
Peripherals: –
Time to 100%: 4-5 hours
Difficulty: 3/10
Missable trophies: “You came, you looked around, you bought”
Enabling cheats will lock you out of earning trophies.
Author: Knoef_NL and Matt Knight

Notice: Update to version 1.01. Otherwise a lot of trophies will bug out!

Welcome to the trophy guide for Star Wars Episode 1: Racer. This can also be considered a walkthrough and may be used for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. Achievements for Steam and Xbox are in almost all cases the same as the PlayStation 4 Trophies. A roadmap is provided in the stages below.

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Stage 1 – Tournament Mode


You will need to come 1st in all races in Tournament Mode. You will be facing 4 cups. 3 with 7 races each, and the final one with 4 races only.

Winning the first 3 tournaments will unlock all races of the last tournament.

Coming 1st in all races will pop the “The fastest racer in the galaxy” trophy and unlock the characters and trophies tied to them.

Stage 2 – Upgrading parts


You will first need to buy ALL items from the Junkyard:
R-300 Repulsorgrip (Traction) – 1.698 Truguts
Dual Coolant Pump (Cooling) – 1.687 Truguts
Plug3 Thrust Coil (Top Speed) – 516 Truguts
Mark III Air Brake (Air Brake) – 305 Truguts
Rotary Power Plug (Repair) – 2.768 Truguts
Control Stabilizer (Turning) – 6.095 Truguts
Quad 32PCX Injector (Accelerate) – 5.130 Truguts

After getting all those items, you can purchase items from the “Buy parts” shop! For the “You came, you looked around, you bought” trophy, you will need to obtain:
R-600 Repulsorgrip (Traction)
Control Stabilizer (Turning)
MAG-6 Injector (Accelerate)
Block6 Thrust Coil (Top Speed)
Quadrijet Air Brake (Air Brake)
Turbo Coolant Pump (Cooling)
Cluster2 power Plug (Repair)

You can buy previous parts from the series too, those will give you a discount on better parts. This won’t make you lose money.

Example: Stack-3 Radiator costs 50. Stack-6 Radiator cost 250.
Buying Stack-3 Radiator for 50, will lower the price of Stack-6 Radiator to 200.


Trophies


 Now THIS is podracing
Earn all trophies

Congrats, you have won the tournament & raced dirty with Sebulba. You are ready to join the dark side.

“Good bye, old friend. May the Force be with you.”


 Invitation accepted
Complete invitational Podracing Circuit

Complete the 4 races of the Invitational podracing circuit.

Getting 1st place in all races in the amateur circuit, will unlock the first race for the Invitational circuit.

Getting 1st place in all races in the semi-pro circuit, will unlock the second race for the Invitational circuit.

Getting 1st place in all races in the Galactic circuit, will unlock the third race for the Invitational circuit.

Getting first on all three circuits, will unlock the fourth race for the Invitational circuit.


 Kessel Run
Reach 1.000 MPH

Hold up on L3 to reach max speed, (see speedometer gauge fill up red) then press X to boost.

This trophy can be earned with Anakin on the “OOVO IV” track, in the Amateur Podracing Circuit.

After buying the Block6 Thrust Coil (Top Speed) upgrade, attempt it. As seen in the GIF below, you can speed up in the zero-gravity tunnels, which will have you reach 1.024 MPH.


 The fastest racer in the galaxy
Finish all races in first place

Come first in all 25 races of the tournament. These include the Amateur, Semi-Pro, Galactic and Invitational circuit.


 You came, you looked around, you bought
Purchase all of the best upgrades

You will first need to buy ALL items from the Junkyard:
R-300 Repulsorgrip (Traction) – 1.698 Truguts
Dual Coolant Pump (Cooling) – 1.687 Truguts
Plug3 Thrust Coil (Top Speed) – 516 Truguts
Mark III Air Brake (Air Brake) – 305 Truguts
Rotary Power Plug (Repair) – 2.768 Truguts
Control Stabilizer (Turning) – 6.095 Truguts
Quad 32PCX Injector (Accelerate) – 5.130 Truguts

After getting all those items, you can purchase items from the “Buy parts” shop! For the “You came, you looked around, you bought” trophy, you will need to obtain:
R-600 Repulsorgrip (Traction)
Control Stabilizer (Turning)
MAG-6 Injector (Accelerate)
Block6 Thrust Coil (Top Speed)
Quadrijet Air Brake (Air Brake)
Turbo Coolant Pump (Cooling)
Cluster2 power Plug (Repair)

You can buy previous parts from the series too, those will give you a discount on better parts. This won’t make you lose money.

Example: Stack-3 Radiator costs 50. Stack-6 Radiator cost 250.
Buying Stack-3 Radiator for 50, will lower the price of Stack-6 Radiator to 200.


 It’s working! It’s working!!
Repair your engines from “warning” back to stable as Anakin

Hold up on L3 to reach max speed, (see speedometer gauge fill up red) then press X to boost. Allow the engines to overheat and turn red, ‘warning’ will flash over the engines symbol in the bottom left of the screen. Wait until one engine starts to burn. Now hold down R1 until all engines are back to green status. Anakin will shout “It’s Working It’s working!” and the trophy will pop.


 Left… I mean, right!
Complete a mirrored race

After completing the tournament, all tracks will have a mirror mode option. On the track select screen press right on L3 to turn mirror to On. Complete a race for the trophy to pop.


 From Oovo IV to Tatooine
Complete Galactic Podracing Circuit

Complete the 7 races of the Galactic Podracing Circuit.


 The devlikk is in the details
Unlock Wan Sandage

Come 1st on Scrapper’s Run, the 4th track on the Semi-pro Podracing Circuit.


 Brake Check
Unlock Teemto Pagalies

Come 1st on Mon Gazza Speedway, the 2nd track on the Amateur Podracing Circuit.


 Cell block racer
Unlock Fud Sang

Come 1st on Vengeance, the 6th track on the Amateur Podracing Circuit.


 Eat my exhaust
Taunt during a boost

Hold up on L3 to reach max speed, (see speedometer gauge fill up red) then press X to boost. While boosting, press Triangle to taunt. (If not already done so, this will also unlock “Woohoo” and ” Don’t count on it, slimeball” trophies).


 By far the favorite today
Unlock Sebulba

Come first on all tracks related to Sebulba.
-The Boonta Training Course (1st track) of the Amateur Podracing Circuit.
-Sebulba’s Legacy (2nd track) and The Boonta Classic (7th track) of the Galactic Podracing Circuit.


 Serv-O-Droid, Inc.
Max out your Pit Droid Crew.

Buy 3 pit droid from the main menu. They only cost 1.000 each.


 An especially dangerous Dug
Win a race with Sebulba

Win any race with Sebulba. He is unlocked by winning the following races:
-The Boonta Training Course (1st track) of the Amateur Podracing Circuit.
-Sebulba’s Legacy (2nd track)
-The Boonta Classic (7th track) of the Galactic Podracing Circuit.


 Start your engines
Complete Amateur Podracing Circuit

Complete the 7 races of the Amateur Podracing Circuit.


 Don’t get cocky, kid
Complete Semi-Pro Podracing Circuit

Complete the 7 races of the Semi-Pro Podracing Circuit.


 This is podracing
Finish your first race

Simply complete all 3 laps of your first race.


 Light speed
Reach 700 MPH

Hold up on L3 to reach max speed, (see speedometer gauge fill up) then press X to boost. Make sure you are in a flat open area with no corners. Upgrading your pod racer with Top Speed parts will help you reach this speed.


 May the first be with you
Come in first place

Simply finish the 3 laps of any track in 1st place for this trophy. Boost when safe to do so and take any shortcuts. Hold up on L3 to get max speed. 


 Don’t count on it, slimeball
Taunt your opponents

Press triangle to taunt. Can be done at the same time as “Eat my Exhaust” and “woohoo” trophies if you taunt while boosting.


 It’s a new lap record
Set a new lap record

This trophy will pop the first time you cross the finish line at the end up Lap 1. You will hear the commentator shout “New lap record!” The lap record time will be recorded and displayed on the track selection screen.


 Mind tricks don’t work on me – only money
Purchase your first upgrade

Possible after completing the first race and spending the in game currency, Truguts. Please refer to stage 2 in order to purchase the correct upgrades!


 Inkabunga!
Complete a Boost start

When starting a race, press “R2” + L3 forward when the timers hits 1.

This can take a couple of tries. You can re-start a race by pressing pause, then “Restart race”.

You will notice a speed burst, and the driver will yell something special.


 Bantha Poodoo
Hit 10 enemies with Sebulba’s weapon

Once you have unlocked Sebulba (win all races), select him on the vehicle select screen and choose a race. Press Triangle to use his weapon, a flame will shoot out the side of his Podracer. Hit 10 racers (can be the same racer) with the weapon for the trophy to pop.


 Bullseye
Unlock “Bullseye” Navior

Come 1st on Sunken City, the 1st race on the Semi-Pro Podracing circuit.


 Woohoo
Perform a boost

Hold up on L3 to reach max speed, (see speedometer gauge fill up red) then press X to boost. (Can be done at the same time as “Eat my Exhaust” and “Don’t count on it, slimeball” trophies if you press triangle to taunt while boosting.


 Welcome to the Dark Slide
Unlock Slide Paramita

Come 1st and complete the 1st race of the Invitational Podracing Circuit called Ando Prime Centrum.


 Beedo’s wild ride
Unlock Aldar Beedo

Come 1st on the track Beedo’s Wild Ride, the 3rd track of the Amateur Podracing Circuit.
 


 Taking the high road
Unlock Bozzie Baranta

Come 1st on the 2nd track of the Invitaional Podracing Circuit called Abyss.