Game: The Strange Brigade
Time to 100%: 20 hours
Missable trophies: None
Welcome to the Strange Brigade Trophy Guide. The strange brigade has 4 DLC’s, being:
- Isle of the Dead
- Sunken Kingdom
- Pyramid of Bres
- Graven Image
You can select the Trophy Guides for the DLC’s in the slider below.
Stage 1: Complete the game for fun
It’s strongly recommended that you play this game with at least one friend, as there are a few online trophies that will require you to play with one other player. The game has no co-op mode.
In your first play through, you should focus on:
- Having fun, it’s truly a great game
- Collecting gold
- Killing enemies
- Reviving friends and being revived by friends
The game features 4 difficulties, with those being:
There is a DLC trophy for completing the game on Extreme. Completing it on extreme is not needed for the platinum trophy on the base game.
Stage 2: Find all collectibles
Stage 2 is heavily based on finding the collectibles. Since the game revolves around finding treasures, you will have to find a large number of collectibles. Collectibles are divided into four categories, those are:
- For Hooked on a Feline, you will need to collect all the Cat Idols.
- For When is a door not a door, you will need to shoot all Jars.
- For To preserve the past is to save the future, you will need to collect all the Relics.
- For Purloined Letters, you will need to collect all Magazines/Letters.
Stage 3: Clean up
For the third stage, you will have to clean up a lot of trophies. The most time consuming trophy to earn will be “Master of the Armoury”. Throughout this stage, you will need to buy all weapons. In order to purchase all of the weapons, you will need a total of 232,160 gold. You will not be able to earn that much gold in a single playthrough. You will need to reply a lot of levels in order to obtain the required amount of gold, which is why it would be best to initially play through the game solely for fun.
Stage 4: Horde
For the last stage, you will need to play Horde. Horde is a special game mode, which requires you to survive relentless waves of enemies.
Additional maps will be added in the future, but those will not be mentioned in this guide. These trophies can also be earned on the new maps.
You will earn three trophies during this stage, those are:
- For Back from the Mouth of hell, you will need to beat Wave 15 of Round 1.
- For Evasive Action, you will need to get to Wave 4 without taking damage.
- For Pay the Piper, you will need to unlock a golden door in Horde.
The Strangest of Brigades!
The platinum trophy will be earned upon completing all other trophies within the base game
Hooked on a Feline
- A cat will always spawn when you walk by it.
- When walking by it, it will make a “MIAAAUW” sound.
- All party members will receive the cat, so only one player needs to shoot it.
To preserve the past is to save the future
Each level has 6 Relics. You can see what Relics you have by pressing Triangle when you are in-game. A book will open and the Relics that you have will be displayed. There are 4 Relics per set. When you complete a set, you will gain 1 ability point. These ability points can be used to unlock amulets. A visual guide can be found here. Credit to 360GameTV for the videos.
There are a total of 62 Magazines. They can usually be found at campfires. A visual guide can be found here. Credits to 360GameTV for the videos.
The following collectibles can be found in each level:
|The Hidden Valley||4||6||5||6 + 1 golden|
|Harbin’s Dig Site||4||6||7||6 + 1 golden|
|Tunnels of Wadjet||4||6||6||6 + 1 golden|
|The Towering Temple||4||6||5||6 + 1 golden|
|Cursed Village||4||6||5||6 + 1 golden|
|Cut-Throat Caverns||4||6||6||6 + 1 golden|
|Forsaken City||4||6||5||6 + 1 golden|
|Great Pyramid||4||6||7||6 + 1 golden|
|Afterlife (Boss-fight level)||0||0||0||6 + 1 golden|
7 league boots
This trophy will naturally unlock as you progress through the game. It will definitely unlock during your first playthrough.
Master of the Armoury
For this trophy, you will need to purchase all of the weapons. In order to do so, you will need a total of 232,160 gold. You will not be able to accumulate this amount of gold within a single playthrough. A complete list of weapons can be found below:
Primary weapons are very important in Strange Brigade. They deal the most damage and can hold the most gem slots. The game features a lot of different weapons. The main classes are : Shotgun, Single bolt rifle’s and full auto weapons.
A full list of primary weapons as well as the price and gem slots can be seen below:
|Chamberlain Automatic Rifle||N/A||1|
|Kingsley Special Repeater||N/A||1|
|Leamington Model 14||N/A||1|
|Hyde & Sons .303 Huntsman||11500||2|
|Royce M33 Cabine||31250||3|
|AB Woolf Slamfire||32800||3|
|Lee Ensham MKIII||35900||3|
|Audley Burst Rifle||59950||4|
The sidearm is your back-up weapon. They don’t deal as much damage as your primary weapon,but they do have unlimited ammunition. For a complete list, please refer to the table below:
|Marley .45 Automatic||N/A||0|
|Katzen Machine Pistol||8950||1|
All of the items in the game are all throw-able explosives. Each explosive has a cool-down period, which momentarily prevents you from using another explosive. For a complete list, please see the table below.
Master of the Mystical
You can see which Amulets you have unlocked by selecting a character when you are in-game. When you complete a Relic set, you will gain 1 ability point. A single ability point can be used to unlock an Amulet.
Gems can be equipped on weapons. The most expensive weapons have more gem slots then the cheap ones. A gem will boost a certain strength on your weapon. Each gem slot must have a unique gem. You simply cannot equip 4 of the same gems into a weapon. The list of gems and their boost are seen below:
- Brutal Gem – Increased damage
- Healing Gem – Regain health when you kill an enemy
- Skull Breaker Gem – Extra damage with headshots
- Sun Fire Gem – Sets enemies on fire upon hitting them with your weapon
- Gem of Armourbane – Armor penetration
- Stabilising Gem – Less recoil
- Rebound Gem – Bullets ricochet
- Ice Gale Gem – Freezes the enemies
- Quickfire Gem – Increases reload and shooting efficiency
You can farm Gems in Horde mode. If you are missing a certain Gem, make sure you play Horde mode in order to have a better chance at finding them.
Nobody Likes a Show-Off
For this trophy, you will need to chain 3 Amulet Attacks in a row. This is best done with the Archimedes de Quincey and Set’s Cruel Pleasures Amulets. You can also do this with a friend. Let your friend kill all of the zombies, and you should pick up all of the souls. Then proceed with your Amulet Attack 3 times in a row, without firing your weapon.
For king and country
This trophy can be earned in level 9, Afterlife. This level is the final level of the regular game, and it is often known as the “end-boss level”. When you beat the final boss, you will be told to shoot her. Don’t shoot her, and the crocodile will enjoy his meal. Once the crocodile has ended his massacre, the trophy will pop.
The trophy is mutual exclusive with Smile, you son of a B…. You will need to replay this level in order to get both trophies. This level should take about 15 minutes to complete.
Smile, you Son of a B…
This trophy can be earned in level 9, Afterlife. This level is the final level of the regular game, and it is often known as the “end-boss level”. When you beat the boss, shoot the yellow shield and the trophy will pop.
The trophy is mutually exclusive with For king and country. You will need to replay this level in order to get both trophies. This level should take about 15 minutes to complete.
Simply kill 501 enemies. This trophy will pop during your first playthrough.
Queensberry Rules, ok?
You will need to kill 100 enemies with a melee attack.This trophy is best done with Gracie (the ginger woman), since she has the best melee attacks.
Simply find and collect 10,000 Gold from Chests. This trophy will pop as you are going for all of the collectibles. This can be farmed in areas that have a lot of chests (Golden Cat area).
What have you got against pottery?
Simply shoot 100 pots, which is best done with your sidearms, as they have an infinite amount of ammo. Pots can be found within each level of the game.
The Pharoah’s Curse
For this trophy you will need to die a total of 50 times. It is best to do this with a friend. Die, and let him revive you. Repeat this process until you manage to get the trophy.
It’s not theft if you put it in a museum
You will need to find one relic in order to unlock this trophy. Please refer to “to preserve the past is to save the future” for more information.
For medicinal purposes
You will need to drink 6 health potions within a single level without dying or restarting. This can be done in any level of your choice. Again, it is best to attempt this trophy with a few friends, since more health potions will spawn.
This Is Becoming A Little Awkward
If your health reaches zero, you will be sent to a Sarcophagus. You can leave the Sarcophagus by:
- Waiting until you die
- Using a health potion
- Being revived by a friend
For this trophy, you can’t wait until you die. Repeat either option 2 or 3 five times, and the trophy will pop.
Skeletons will begin to spawn once you reach the Cut-Throat level. You should naturally unlock this trophy as you progress through the game.
The trick is not minding that it hurts
You will be notified that you are on low health when your health bar begins to flash. You can easily earn this trophy by staying AFK for 20 minutes, as long as you are in a safe area.
There’s no ‘I’ in Team…but there is a ‘me’
You will need to complete a level with each of the characters. There are a total of 4 characters and 9 levels. Make sure you alternate between each of the characters and the trophy will unlock at the end of your fourth game. You must finish the level from start to finish in order for it to count. Joining mid-session will void the trophy.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Savant
This trophy will pop once you have collected all of the collectibles.
This can be easily done with the “AB Woolf Slamfire”. Make sure you equip the “Montu Brutal Gem” for extra damage. Simply line up 3 enemies, and take your shot.
One Simply Doesn’t Rush These Things
For this trophy you will simply need to stand still for 60 seconds.
These Are My Fighting Trousers
For this trophy you will need to melee kill 5 enemies in 30 seconds. This is best done with Gracie (the ginger woman), since she has the most powerful melee. This can be done in any level of your choice.
Stiff Upper Lip
At the end of level 1 you will need to destroy a Soul Cage. Once you do so, the trophy will unlock.This trophy will most likely pop when going for The trick is not minding that it hurts. You will need to kill 20 enemies while on low health.
Save Our Souls
At the end of level 1 you will need to destroy a Soul Cage. Once you do so, the trophy will unlock.
The trophy will unlock when you complete Harbin’s Dig Site in the campaign.
Bully For You!
Trophy will unlock once you complete Hidden Valley Site in the campaign. You can easily kill The Champion with a shotgun. To damage The Champion, you will need to hit the blue markers that are on its body.
The Mote out of thine eye
The trophy will unlock once you complete Tunnels of Wadjet in the campaign.
Get down, Shep!
The trophy unlock once you complete The Towering Temple in the campaign. The Guardian can easily be killed with a shotgun. To damage the Guardian, you will need to hit the blue markers that are on its body.
You will need to solve the maze in Cutthroat Caverns.To enter the maze, you will need to open the following door:
The Maze contains a few collectibles, which you should try to find while you are in the area.To survive the Maze, make sure you dodge all of the traps. You can dodge them by rolling (pressing X). The trophy will pop once you reach a gate at the end of the Maze. At which point, you will need to interact with a torch by pressing square.
A visual guide can be found here. (Credit to Timeless soulja for the video.)
Hammer of the Gods
The trophy will unlock once you complete The Cursed Village in the campaign. The Hammer Champion can easily be killed with a shotgun. To damage the Hammer Champion, you will need to hit the blue markers that are on its body.
The trophy will unlock once you complete The Great Pyramid level in the campaign. You will need to shoot the blue laser towards the big pyramids.
Back From the Mouth of Hell
You will need to clear Wave 15 of Round 1. This can be done on any map in Horde mode (including DLC maps). It is best to do this with a few friends. You will reach a save point at wave’s 6 and 11. You can load these save points whenever you decide to start a new game in Horde.
You will need to complete Waves 1, 2, and 3 without taking damage, which comes down to practice.
Pay the Piper
Golden doors can be found in Horde, with new areas being hidden behind those doors. Simply pay to open a cheap door and the trophy will unlock.
Everybody needs a hobby
When a friend’s HP reaches zero, he will not die immediately. He will be sent to a sarcophagus. You will need to revive a friend 10 times in order to earn the trophy.
I’m stuck with a valuable friend
This trophy is a tricky one. You will need to collect twice as much Gold as each of your teammates. Make sure you pick up all of the chests and kill most of the enemies. Let your friend use all of his Gold to buy weapons from chest. This way, he will lose most of his Gold.
Now That’s Just Not Cricket
For this trophy you will need to kill a teammate with any kind of trap. Traps can frequently be found throughout the game. Just ask your teammate to stand on one while he is low on health. Make sure YOU shoot the trap button in order for him to die