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A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

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A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

A full Achievement guide for A Hat in Time.

Introduction



In this guide, I will guide you through all available achievements for A Hat in Time on Steam. They are arranged in alphabetical order.

360 no-feet



Do a 360 flip on the scooter!

Buy the Scooter Badge from the badge seller and equip it. Now equip your sprinting hat and activate your sprinting ability, this should make you ride a scooter. With this scooter, drive off some sort of ledge and do a full 360° turn while in the air (horizontal, so this is more like a spin. A flip isn't quite possible in this game.)

A Series of Unfortunate Accidents



Knock off all the sitting Mafia in Mafia Town!

Knock off all 5 of the sitting Mafia in Mafia Town by punching them. This is easiest to do in The Golden Vault (Chapter 1, Act 7), though it is possible in most other acts too. Their locations are:

In the middle of this picture:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

On the left of this picture:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

In the middle of this picture:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

In the middle of this picture:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

In the middle of this picture:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Afraid of Water



Don't fall into the rising water in Subcon Well!

In The Subcon Well (Chapter 3, Act 2), once the water starts to rise and you have to get up again, don't fall into the water. If you do not touch the water even once (except for when it hasn't risen yet, you can touch the water during that phase because it is unavoidable), you will get the achievement once you get out.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Alpine Skyline - All clear!



Collect all Time Pieces in Alpine Skyline!

Collect all Time Pieces in Chapter 4, this includes 4 Time Pieces from the main locations and 3 Time Pieces from the Time Rifts of this Chapter.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Badge Master



Equip 3 badges!

Buy both Badge Pins (300 gems total) from the Badge Seller and fill all three badge slots with badges. You should get the achievement as soon as all 3 slots are filled with badges.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Battle of the Birds - All clear!



Collect all Time Pieces in Battle of the Birds!

Collect all Time Pieces in Chapter 2, this includes 6 Time Pieces from the Acts and 3 Time Pieces from the Time Rifts of this Chapter.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Encore!



Complete The Big Parade without falling into the audience below!

In The Big Parade (Chapter 2, Act 5), complete the whole level without once touching/falling into the audience, which is the floor of the whole area.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

False Detective



Make it through Murder on the Owl Express without finding any clues (you suck)!

Complete Murder on the Owl Express (Chapter 2, Act 2) as usual, but do not collect any of the folders containing evidence you find on your way. Just continue as if you collected them, but don't actually collect them, you will still progress as usual.

Fan-tastic!



Hook onto a ceiling fan with the hookshot!

Enter your space ship. In the main room, you can see a slide with an ice-pad at the end of it. Put on your ice hat, ground-pound on the ice-pad and you should go up the slide, ending up in a room full of letters. At the ceiling of this room, there should be a fan. With the Hookshot Badge equipped, jump and grab onto this fan and stay attatched to it for a little. You should get the achievement within a few seconds.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Fueling the Feud



Get a total of 2000 points in Battle of the Birds!

In Chapter 2, perform well enough in all acts for both sides to have a combined score of over 2000 points. Here is an example of this:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

If I sit, I sit



Sit in 3 different chairs!

Sit on 3 different chairs. Kind of self explanatory.

Examples of chairs right in the spaceship:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Let there be light



Light up the spaceship!

Enter your spaceship for the first time and you should get this achievement.

Mafia Town - All clear!



Collect all Time Pieces in Mafia Town!

Collect all Time Pieces in Chapter 1, this includes 7 Time Pieces from the Acts and 3 Time Pieces from the Time Rifts of this Chapter.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

No Time To Explain



Complete Train Rush without dying or time bonuses!

This achievement is possible to get without the Time Stop Hat, though it is a lot harder without it. If you want to get it without the Time Stop hat, use your sprinting hat as much as you can. But once you get the Time Stop Hat, start Train Rush (Chapter 2, Act 4), put the Time Stop Hat on and use its ability on your way to the end until you reach the end of the level and obtain the time piece in time.



One Punch



Defeat any boss with the 1-hit hero badge equipped!

First, buy the 1-Hit Hero Badge from the Badge-Seller for 500 Gems. With this badge equipped, defeat any final boss of a chapter. I thought it was the easiest to do with the 2nd boss of Mafia Town (Chapter 1, Act 4), as the first boss (Act 2) doesn't count as a boss at all and won't give you the achievement. You can die as often as you want, as long as you have the badge equipped for the whole fight, you will get the achievement.

Personally I Prefer the Air



Do 5 homing attacks in a row, without touching the ground!

This can be quite tricky. I found the best way to do this is to go to The Alpine Skyline Freeroam (Chapter 4), take the rope towards The Lava Cake and when you are able to choose between two paths, take the right one. Kill the first three spiders in the air as usual, but then don't land on the wooden platform, but instead dive towards the next spider (that hasn't appeared yet), cancel the dive by jumping once, jump again and then attack the next spider and continue. This way you can actually get 7 spiders in a row, without touching the ground, if you add the spider you can see nearest to the camera in the 2nd picture to the row of spiders, which is possible by diving, cancelling the dive and jumping again too.)

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Additional spider nearest to the camera:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Pillow Fort



Find Hat Kid's Secret Hideout!

In Hat Kid's room, you can find a large pile of pillows. From these pillows, a beam of light arises. Equip your Ice Hat, jump over the beam of light and when you reach it, ground pound. You will find yourself in a small, underground place with a candle burning and Hat Kid's diary. You will get the achievement once you enter this room.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Put a Badge On It



Put on your first badge!

Equip one badge from the start menu.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Return Home



Collect all Time Pieces!

Collect all 40 Time Pieces. This means complete every Act of every Chapter and complete all Time Rifts, including those you find in your own spaceship.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Secret Intruder



Make it through Dead Bird Studio without being seen at all!

Enter Dead Bird Studio (Chapter 2, Act 1) and complete the level without even once being seen by an enemy. This includes them seeing you without you being reset and charged.

Sequence Break



No hand-holding for you, apparently!

Start Welcome To Mafia Town (Chapter 1, Act 1) and instead of going along the path, turn around and jump over the fence. Now go to the well without actually meeting with Mustache Girl (do not press the button that usually activates the crane) and obtain the time piece without having seen her at all.

To the right is the path you are supposed to go, but for this achievement you need to climp up the fence in the top left corner of the image:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

The same area from the outside:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

The button you shouldn't press, pressing this will make Mustache Girl appear automatically:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Where you are supposed to go to get the achievement (the usual ending of the act):

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Slip 'n Slide



Slide down a really long slope!

Slide down a long slope, for example one from the beach of Mafia Town. Just jump in it and when you come out at the end of it, you should get the achievement.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Subcon Forest - All clear!



Collect all Time Pieces in Subcon Forest!

Collect all Time Pieces in Chapter 3, this includes 6 Time Pieces from the Acts and 3 Time Pieces from the Time Rifts of this Chapter.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Take a Hike



Climb to the top of Subcon Forest's big mushroom!

Start Contractual Obligations (Chapter 3, Act 1) and turn around. You can see a huge, hollow tree, that you can walk inside. Do not walk inside, but instead walk up the spikey rope crawling up the tree. Follow this rope until it ends in a platform of leaves, then jump on the green mushroom and complete the platforming part until you reach the top of the tree/mushroom. You should get the achievement as soon as you reach the top.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

The Floor is Lava



Complete the Lava Cake peak without touching the lava at all!

In The Lava Cake (Chapter 4), get from the bottom to the top of the tower/cake without touching the floor consisting of lava once. Any other form of damage from fire is fine, just don't touch the ground. You will get the achievement as soon as you collect the time piece.

True Detective



Find all Murder on the Owl Express clues!

In Murder on the Own Express (Chapter 2, Act 2), complete the act as usual, but be sure to find every single clue (photo/folder of evidence). Here are all of them:

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Vacuum Vandal



Ride the vacuum!

In the main room of your spaceship, you can see a little disk crawling around on the floor, which is an automatic vacuum cleaner. Jump on this little disk and wait a little, it should make sounds and have drops of sweat fly from it. You should get the achievement after a few seconds.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)

Why



Just... why... ?

In Murder on the Owl Express (Chapter 2, Act 2), one of the crows in the Cafeteria asks you which of your body parts you are ashamed of. If you answer with "Panis" (with an e, because Steam censors it otherwise) (some other variations of the word are recognized too), you will get the achievement.

A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
A Hat in Time - 100% Achievement Guide (How to Unlock All)
Written by André.