STASIS
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Spoiler Free Achievement Guide
By Dave B
A guide to obtaining all the achievements in Stasis.
 
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Overview
All spoilers (except the achievement names) are hidden using [spoiler] tags. Hover your mouse over the black areas to reveal what is hidden.

If you leave a comment below, please do the same for even the most mild of reveals.

Are you just looking for help with the Suicide achievements?
When I completed Stasis, I found I had all the achievements except for the nine suicide achievements. The [undocumented] trick for getting suicide achievements in Stasis is that you need touse the correct inventory item on yourself twice within a few seconds. There's no feedback the first attempt (not even a 'that didn't work' bark), but on the next attempt you'll get a cut scene (sometimes literally :-) and the achievement.

Armed with this key piece of information, you may want to go back and find the achievements yourself (the devs did a good job of making the missable achievements guessable from their names), but in case you don't want to (or worry that you don't have a save in the correct place) this guide will fill you in.

Achievement Types
There are three types of achievements in Stasis:
  • Plot
    With one exception, you get these by simply playing through to the end of the game.

  • Death
    You get these by being killed by an environmental or external agency

  • Suicide
    You get these by using inventory items on yourself

There are 9 achievements of each type, for a total of 27 achievements. All achievements can be obtained in a single playthrough. I recommend you keep plenty of saves as many achievements are blocked after leaving an area, solving a puzzle, or consuming an item.
Plot Achievements
With the exception of 'A History Lesson', you get these automatically as you progress through the game. As long as you finish the game, you won't miss any of these.

Achievement
How
Jupiter Dies
Chase the cat along the catwalk
Jump?!
Jump down from the crashed train
Why Are There Methane Tanks Under The Crew Quarters?
Explode the methane tanks under the crew quarters without dying
Subject is Alive, Deceased, Alive
Survive the spinal operation
Gardening
Set the oxygen farms on fire
Mercy
Remove the battery that is keeping the pregnant hybrids alive
Stomp
Kill / get the eye from the hybrid that falls from the ceiling
A History Lesson
Click on all the exhibits in the visitor's center
I Love You Ellen
Finish the game
Death Achievements
Achievement
How
Dissolved
Use the High Speed Neural Drill on the Fluid Storage Tanks on the starting level north of the lift WITHOUT having first lowered the tank pressure via the valve in the preceding room.
Melted
Stay in the mortuary when you jam the door open
Eaten
This can be obtained in any of the following places:
  • Walking into the clone vat without having killed the clones first.
  • Clicking on the Queen Insect when the Smiley face is not present.
  • Walking into the insect swarm.
Gassed
Enter tram station B without clearing the gas first
Blown Up
Set off the methane tanks under the crew quarters while standing next to them
Crossfire
Get shot by both floor guns at the same time in the room with soda machine (and the two floor guns :-))
Shredded
Get shot by the robot. Standing still may not award the achievement - try to get shot when following the robot.
Fried
Use the Prosthetic Limb to bridge the power distribution boxes WITHOUT having first applied the melted glove to the limb
Bang
Shoot Dr Malan with the Plasma Gun (or let him shoot you)
Suicide
Achievement
How
Hole In My Head
Use the High Speed Neural Drill on self three times.
Bleeding Belly
Use the Glass Shard on self three times.
Cold Steel
Use the Crowbar on self three times.
Opening Break Shot
Use the Pool Cue on self three times.
Hangman
Use the Loose Wire (which, interesting, is named Hanging Wire before you pick it up in the soda machine room) on self three times.
It Burns
Use the Cayne Corporation Lighter on self three times.
I Have No Mouth, But I Must Scream
Use the Acid Filled Glove on self three times.
Slug Gun Fun
Use the High Temperature Slug Gun on self three times while standing on a Power Pad.
Plasma Overload
Use the Plasma Cutter on self three times while standing on a Power Pad.
Reminder
This is a spoiler free guide. If you leave a comment below, please use the [spoiler] tags tag for anything remotely plot or puzzle related, and remember that questions themselves can reveal much about the game.

Corrections, grammer checks, etc are welcome.

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29 Comments
decimus28 Aug 26 @ 7:48pm 
Also "Slug Gun Fun" comes before "I Have No Mouth, But I Must Scream"
decimus28 Aug 26 @ 7:16pm 
Also timeline wise, "It Burns" comes before "Hangman".
decimus28 Aug 26 @ 7:15pm 
Slug Gun Fun - Think this might need to be done on the power pad on the raised walkway after destroying the patroling robot.
Lechiusz Dec 23, 2017 @ 5:23pm 
Where exactly can I get the Slug Gun Fun achievement? I missed and I do not have the green idea when I get it. That's all I have left.
Gigz Feb 5, 2017 @ 6:01am 
@BladesaAndRazors - You get the guts after you stomp it (and get the achievement)...
BladesAndRazors Dec 2, 2016 @ 9:54am 
Hello,

Stomp is wrong - you get hybrid guts .
The Horror Network Oct 7, 2016 @ 7:52am 
Great guide, thanks for the hard work. However, there are a couple things that can improve it.
1. Some of the achievements are out of order. If interested, I can elaborate.
2. For Slug Gun Fun, the first power pad that you come across (next to the toolbox to get the item) doesn't work for the achievement.
Downward Concept Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:46am 
Thank you so much for this guide! I am currently replaying the first two hours or so to get the remaining achievements. If I wouldn't have seen this guide I would have needed to replay everything. However, there's one thing I noticed. To kill yourself with specific items you don't have to use them three times, they worked for me after two times. Just a little heads up, don't know if this was changed in a later update, but that's how it worked for me. :)
Stefan8000 Aug 7, 2016 @ 6:04am 
Great guide, thank you.
solios Jul 19, 2016 @ 6:01pm 
With the help of this guide I was able to get 100% of the achievements in a single playthrough. Thanks! :steamhappy: