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Nier Replicant guide: Achievements and trophies

Earn all 47 achievements and trophies

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There are 47 achievements and trophies in Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… In this guide, we’ll list every achievement and trophy, broken up into broad categories like story or combat. Whenever possible, we’ll link out to our Nier Replicant remake guides that focus on those achievements or trophies.

We’re moving the story- and party-related achievements and trophies to the bottom of this list since they’re the most spoiler-filled.

Nier Replicant Combat and weapons achievements and trophies

There are six achievements and trophies related to combat, finding weapons, and strengthening (or upgrading) weapons.

  • Combo Fanatic. You pulled off a 50-hit combo.
  • Combo Master. You pulled off a 100-hit combo.
  • Weapons Collector. You found every weapon.
  • Upgrade Apprentice. You upgraded 5 weapons to their maximum level.
  • Reform Specialist. You upgraded 15 weapons to their maximum level.
  • Forging Master. You upgraded 33 weapons to their maximum level.

Nier Replicant magic and Words achievements and trophies

Two achievements and trophies are related to finding magic and collecting Words.

  • The Magic Man. You learned every type of magic.
  • Wordsmith. You collected 50 percent of all Words.

Nier Replicant quest achievements and trophies

Four achievements and trophies are related to completing (side) quests.

  • Village Handyman. You completed 10 quests.
  • Jack of All Trades. You completed 20 quests.
  • Go-To Guy. You completed 30 quests.
  • Dear Diary. You completed the “Recycled World” quest.

Nier Replicant collection achievements and trophies

We’ve combined these nine achievements and trophies under a catchall “collection” category.

  • Man of Means. You accumulated 1,000,000 pieces of gold.
  • Educated Warrior. You read all novel segments about your friends’ past.
  • Legendary Gardener. You successfully cultivated the legendary flower.
  • Fish of Legend. You caught a rhizodont.
  • A Round by the Pond. You caught one of every type of fish.
  • Material Hunter. You collected 50 types of raw materials.
  • All Aboared! You rode a boar for at least five minutes.
  • The Sheep Whisperer. You killed 100 sheep.
  • The Final Verse. Congratulations! Thank you for playing! (Collected every other achievement or trophy.)
  • Daredevil. You risked life and limb 10 times to discover someone’s secret.

Nier Replicant endings achievements and trophies

There is one achievement and trophy for each of Nier Replicant’s endings.

  • Call Her Back. You viewed the first ending (Ending A).
  • Lingering Memories. You viewed the second ending (Ending B).
  • Thank You. You viewed the third ending (Ending C).
  • Something Very Special. You viewed the fourth ending (Ending D).
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Nier Replicant story and party achievements and trophies

As you progress through the Nier Replicant remake’s story and collect friends, you’ll earn these seven achievements and trophies.

  • The Book of Legend. Grimoire Weiss joined your party.
  • The Wild Companion. Kaine joined your party.
  • The Mellow Companion. Emil joined your party.
  • Release. You freed Kaine from her petrification.
  • Gratitude. You gave Louise’s letter to the postman.
  • Key Collector. You completed the key to the Shadowlord’s castle.
  • A World in Flux. You defeated the Shadowlord.

Nier Replicant time challenge achievements and trophies

There are 14 achievements and trophies that are tied to completing the remastered Nier Replicant or various fights within certain time limits.

  • Lightspeed Fighter. You completed the game within fifteen hours.
  • King of the Lost Shrine. You defeated Gretel within three minutes and twenty seconds.
  • A True Friend. You stopped the berserk Kaine within one minute.
  • Boss of the Junk Heap. You defeated P-33 within four and a half minutes.
  • Scourge of The Aerie. You defeated Wendy within eight and a half minutes.
  • Protector of Facade. You defeated Roc within three and a half minutes.
  • The Little Mermaid. You defeated Louise within five minutes.
  • Permission Granted. You drove off Devola and Popola within three minutes.
  • A Dirge for the Hero. You defeated Goose within two minutes.
  • Soul Crusher. You defeated Devola and Popola within three and a half minutes.
  • Book Burner. You defeated Grimoire Noir within one and a half minutes.
  • The Once and Final King. You defeated the Shadowlord within four minutes and twenty seconds.
  • The Strongest Bond. You defeated the berserk Kaine within three and a half minutes.