Void Bastards Achievement Guide

Void Bastards is a new title out of Blue Manchu. In this title players take on the role of a Void Bastard who must help his crew escape from the Sargasso Nebula. While you are trying to escape, you can earn a number of achievements. Use our Void Bastards achievement guide below.

Notes:

  • Achievements unlock when exiting the game (on Steam).
  • There are a total of 24 achievements in Void Bastards.
  • Some achievements are harder than others… Like a lot harder.

Bodge Job

Image showing how to get the Bodge Job achievement.

Achievement Description: Build an upgrade

This will occur naturally as you progress the storyline. Simply build an upgrade at your workbench to unlock this achievement.



Specially Selected

Image showing the tutorial death in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Get killed by pirates

During the tutorial there is a scripted death to pirates. Upon your death you will unlock this achievement.

Tooled Up

Achievement Description: Upgrade the regulator

Using the Metal Tube, upgrade the Regulator for the first time, making the Heavy Regulator. Easiest way of finding the part needed is to use the Part Locator to look for Metal Tube item.



Swanning Around

Image showing the Swanning Around achievement in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Pilot S.T.E.V. to nebula depth two.

As you travel along the star map you will see a ladder icon and the label Depth 2. Use the ladder to travel to Depth 2 to unlock this achievement.

Staff Turnover

Image showing the Staff Turnover in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Rehydrate a second client.

When you die you will come back as a newly rolled, random character. When this happens you will unlock the Staff Turnover achievement.

Sorted

Image showing the end credits of Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula.

Complete a playthrough of Void Bastard that results in you escaping the nebula. This is done after completing the following items:

  • Citizen Card.
  • HR Computer.
  • Water Cooling unit.
  • Transmitter.
  • Reg Certificate.

Upon crafting of the Reg Certificate you will unlock the game’s ending and this achievement.

Cooking with Gas

Image showing the end credits of Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on HARD.

Complete a playthrough of Void Bastard on HARD that results in you escaping the nebula. The ending is unlocked after completing the following items:

  • Citizen Card.
  • HR Computer.
  • Water Cooling unit.
  • Transmitter.
  • Reg Certificate.

Upon crafting of the Reg Certificate you will unlock the game’s ending and this achievement.

Cor Blimey!

Image showing the end credits of Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on HARD BASTARD.

Complete a playthrough of Void Bastard on HARD BASTARD that results in you escaping the nebula. The ending is unlocked after completing the following items:

  • Citizen Card.
  • HR Computer.
  • Water Cooling unit.
  • Transmitter.
  • Reg Certificate.

Upon crafting of the Reg Certificate you will unlock the game’s ending and this achievement.

Coffin Dodger

Image showing the end credits of Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL or HARD with no deaths.

Upon completion of a playthrough of Void Bastard, you will unlock Ironman mode. This mode results in permadeath if you die. Complete a run of Ironman mode on NORMAL or HARD that results in you escaping the nebula. The end of the game is unlocked after completing the following items:

  • Citizen Card.
  • HR Computer.
  • Water Cooling unit.
  • Transmitter.
  • Reg Certificate.

Upon crafting of the Reg Certificate you will unlock the game’s ending and this achievement.

Off the Hook

Image showing the end credits of Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on HARD BASTARD with no deaths.

Upon completion of a playthrough of Void Bastard, you will unlock Ironman mode. This mode results in permadeath if you die. Complete a run of Ironman mode on HARD BASTARD that results in you escaping the nebula. The end of the game is unlocked after completing the following items:

  • Citizen Card.
  • HR Computer.
  • Water Cooling unit.
  • Transmitter.
  • Reg Certificate.

Upon crafting of the Reg Certificate you will unlock the game’s ending and this achievement.

Brown Noser

Image showing the Citizen Card in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Build a Citizen Card.

To complete this achievement you need to craft a citizen card. To do this you need to collect an ID Card and Line Printer. These items will be marked on your star map.

Human Resource

Image showing the HR Computer in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Build the HR Computer.

To unlock this achievement you need to build the HR Computer. This occurs after you collect the three required items for the storyline.

Chilled Out

Image showing the Water Cooling unit in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Build the Water Cooling unit.

This achievement is unlocked by crafting the Water Cooling unit. You will have to create this item if you wish to advance the main story of the game.

Software Pirate

Achievement Description: Build the Transmitter.

This achievement is unlocked by crafting the Transmitter. You will have to create this item if you wish to advance the main story of the game.

Kippers for Breakfast

Image showing how to get the Kippers for Breakfast achievement.

Achievement Description: Blow up a void whale.

Have at least one torpedo on board you ship then fly to a location with a Void Whale. The torpedo will kill the Void Whale and unlock the achievement.

Shiver Their Timbers

Image showing how to get the Shiver Their Timbers achievement.

Achievement Description: Survive a pirate encounter.

To unlock this achievement you need to survive a Pirate Encounter. This means getting a pirate ship to follow you, then entering a ship, killing the pirates, releasing the pirate tether, and escaping. Once you’ve done this the achievement is yours.

Trainspotter

Image showing all upgrades unlocked in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Build every upgrade.

This achievement is unlocked by building every upgrade in Void Bastards. This will take you a bit of time to complete. Simply work you way through each item and its upgrades until you have them all.

Mingin

Image showing a garbage collector in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Catch a garbage collector.

On the Starmap you will sometimes see a orange vessel orbiting certain ships/items etc. This ship is called a Garbage Collector. To unlock the Mingin achievement simply catch a Garbage Collector (by landing on a location it is at).

Lombard

Image of a pupbot in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Loot a pupbot.

To get this achievement you need to find a pupbot. A ship with a pupbot on it will be noted on the Starmap screen under its features. Dock on the ship and search for the pupbot. Kill it and loot what it drops.



Mahatma

Image showing the UNARMED restriction in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL with the UNARMED restriction.

After completing a run of Void Bastards you will unlock the ability to apply restrictions to your new games. Apply the UNARMED restriction and beat a run on NORMAL to unlock this achievement.

Squaddie

Image showing ONLY FIREARMS restriction in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL with the ONLY FIREARMS restriction.

After completing a run of Void Bastards you will unlock the ability to apply restrictions to your new games. Apply the ONLY FIREARMS restriction and beat a run on NORMAL to unlock this achievement.

Guy Fawkes

Image showing ONLY INDIRECT restriction in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL with the ONLY INDIRECT restriction.

After completing a run of Void Bastards you will unlock the ability to apply restrictions to your new games. Apply the ONLY INDIRECT restriction and beat a run on NORMAL to unlock this achievement.

Clever Dick

Image showing ONLY Devices restriction in Void Bastards.

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL with the ONLY DEVICES restriction.

After completing a run of Void Bastards you will unlock the ability to apply restrictions to your new games. Apply the ONLY DEVICES restriction and beat a run on NORMAL to unlock this achievement.

Tight Arse

Achievement Description: Escape the nebula on NORMAL without building any non progress upgrades.

Beat a run using only items. No upgrades that aren’t part of the story progress!

That’s all the achievements in Void Bastards. As you can see there is a nice mix of easy to acquire and more challenging ones. Which of these achievements did you find the hardest to get?

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