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  • Estimated trophy difficulty: 4/10 [Poll]
  • Offline trophies: 13 ( 1, 11, 1)
  • Online trophies: 0
  • Approximate amount of time to platinum: 30-60 minutes [Poll]
  • Minimum number of playthroughs: Many short playthroughs - each takes about 2 minutes
  • Number of missable trophies: None
  • Glitched trophies: None
  • Does difficulty affect trophies?: No difficulty selection



Welcome to Gutwhale, a small roguelike developed by Stuffed Wombat and ported by Ratalaika Games. You play as a dude with hats and a gun with retrievable bullets. As you make your way out of the belly of the beast, you will fight a number of enemies and rack up combos to score points and buy items. Each run is quite short - three levels which will last around 2 minutes total. You choose a hat to use and restart your run each time you die. Your hat selection is as follows:
  • Ugly hat - no special abilities, 3 hearts
  • Workout hat - jump higher, 2 hearts
  • Cool hat - score more points, 1 heart
  • Frog Hat - all enemies are frogs, 1 heart (needs to be unlocked, see FROG-HAT trophy_gold.png)
At the end of each level, you will have the opportunity to spend your points in a small shop to help you on the next level. All the combat elements are detailed in a short tutorial at the beginning of the game. Learning how to play is easy but mastering the movement may take some practice.




Step 1: Get through all three levels


You will need to complete the game once in order to unlock the upstairs lobby area. In this step, you will get familiar with the enemies in the three different levels and how to handle the combat. You will most likely get a number of the miscellaneous trophies here as well. Be sure to shoot any remaining bullets into the end-level frog.

During this step you will unlock:

5 COMBO trophy_gold.png 
10 COMBO trophy_gold.png 
RICH trophy_gold.png 
SHOPPING trophy_gold.png 
SKULL trophy_gold.png
CHEAP BUT RISKY trophy_gold.png
FROG-HAT trophy_gold.png 
GETTING STARTED trophy_silver.png 
GETTING BETTER trophy_gold.png 
GETTING OUT? trophy_gold.png 


Step 2: Complete the true ending

Now that you have unlocked the stairs to go over the lobby, you can see your remaining objectives. You will need to complete the remaining tasks in order to complete the true ending. See THE END trophy_gold.png for more details.

During this step you will unlock:

KILL 50 FROGS trophy_gold.png 
THE END trophy_gold.png 
Platinum Gutwhale trophy_platinum.png

Gutwhale Trophy Guide

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13 trophies ( 11  1  )

  • Get all other trophies

    Earn all the other trophies to escape the gut of the whale and earn your freedom... or is it really freedom?
  • Beat the first level

    The first level consists of 4 floors. You will encounter the following enemies:
    • Jellyfish
      • This enemy floats through the air and slowly drifts toward you.
    • Small whale
      • This enemy moves left to right through the air while slowly going toward the floor on each turn - like Space Invaders.
    • Blob
      • This enemy slowly moves along the floor and shoots an arcing projectile that will land on the floor.
    After you have killed the final enemy on the fourth floor, a door will open on the right. Be sure to watch out for the frog dropping on the left side after the final kill. Exit through the door to unlock this trophy.
  • Beat the second level

    The second level consists of 4 floors. You will encounter the following enemies:
    • Spiked-ball
      • This enemy floats through the air and dashes toward you in bursts.
    • Skull
      • This enemy will float up in the air until you are underneath it, then crash to the floor.
    • Mushroom
      • This enemy will shoot two projectiles arcing toward the floor. If you kill the enemy, there is a chance that an additional projectile will shoot straight up, making airwalk kills on this enemy potentially dangerous.
    After you have killed the final enemy on the fourth floor, a door will open on the right. Be sure to watch out for the frog dropping on the left side after the final kill. Exit through the door to unlock this trophy.
  • Beat the third level

    The third level consists of 4 floors. You will encounter the following enemies:
    • Worm
      • This enemy will dash toward you very fast along the floor.
    • Frog
      • This enemy will hop toward you, like a frog.
    • Spaceship
      • This enemy floats through the air and will shoot projectiles at you.
    After you have killed the final enemy on the fourth floor, the floor will collapse and you will fall down to unlock this trophy.
  • See the true ending

    In order to see the true ending, you need to complete the 5 objectives shown up the stairs from the lobby. In order to unlock the stairs, you need to finish all three levels once. After finishing all three levels, go up the stairs to see the objectives:
    • Kind of Beat the Game
      • You need to complete all three levels to unlock this area which completes this objective.
    • Kill 50 Frogs
    • Beat the Game in 2 Minutes
      • After you have practiced a bit, you should have a better understanding of how each enemy behaves. You need to move fast and ignore the frog at the end of each level. I was able to complete a run in 70 seconds so it should be simple after some practice.
    • Get 400 Points
      • Wear the cool hat to get more points. At the end of each level, you will need to select the free multiplier. You should be able to earn this at the end of the second level. You might need to practice a bit as the cool hat only grants you one heart.
    • Get a Combo of 5
    Once you complete all 5 of these objectives, go all the way upstairs to the very top floor. You will see a button on the left. When you step on it, you need to use the rs.png to move the mouse cursor to each block. Press and hold with l2.png to grab the block and move it to the top floor. You will create stairs with these blocks toward the light at the top. Once all five blocks are in place, jump up the blocks and into the light to trigger the true ending. The order of the blocks doesn't matter. See the below image for how to align the blocks to reach the true ending.
     
  • Unlock the frog-hat

    At the end of each level, a frog will drop down the left side of the screen once you have killed the final enemy. Shoot all your bullets into the frog to feed it. After you have fed the frog 50 bullets, the frog-hat will be unlocked. The 50 bullet requirement is cumulative across all runs and the frog will show a countdown of how many more it requires. To access the frog-hat, return to the lobby and you will see it hanging on the right-most locker.

    Once you finish feeding the frog to unlock the hat, the bullets fed to the frog will give you 15 additional points for the current run.
  • Get a combo of 5

  • Get a combo of 10

    To get a combo, you need to shoot your bullet, defeat an enemy and catch the bullet without it touching the ground. After a bit of practice, you should be able to get this done before finishing the first level. The enemies on the first floor are quite slow so you can take your time to line up the shot.
  • Kill your first skull enemy

    The skull appears on the second level. The skull will rise up to the top of the screen and come slamming down when you are underneath it. Be sure to move out the way as it slams down and shoot it. If you do an airwalk and shoot the skull on the top of its head, that will instantly kill it. It takes 2 shots to kill it from the left or right. Sometimes the skull will take your bullet up with it so be patient with this enemy and try to kill it from above when you can. Also, note that it does move at an angle so you may find it difficult to jump over if you do not time it right.
  • Kill up to 50 frogs (accumulative)

    Frogs appear on the third floor. However, if you have fed the frog at the end of each level 50 times, you will have unlocked the frog-hat (see FROG-HAT trophy_gold.png). Wearing the frog-hat will turn all enemies into frogs while you are wearing the hat so if you still need to kill 50 frogs and have not completed your under 2 minute complete run, it will be easier to equip the frog-hat and grind out the remaining frog kills.
  • Buy an upgrade

    At the end of each level, you will have the option of purchasing one of four upgrades. Buy one of these to unlock this trophy. Note that the free multiplier item will not unlock this trophy.
    • Heart
      • After Level 1: [40 points]
      • After Level 2: [120 points]
    • Bullets
      • After Level 1: 1 Extra Bullet [25 points]
      • After Level 2: 2 Extra Bullets [75 points]
    • New hat
      • After Level 1: Bowler (Easier bullet retrieval) or Hart Hat (4 hearts) [60 points]
      • Ater Level 2: God Hat (6 hearts)  [180 points]
  • Get a free point increase

    At the end of each level, you will have the option of purchasing one of four upgrades. After the first level, pick the 1.5x  multiplier item on the right for free to unlock this trophy. After the second level, there will be a 2x multiplier item.
  • RICH

     

    Get 100 points

    You earn points by defeating enemies and earn bonus points for defeating enemies with a combo. You will need to get to 400 points earned for another trophy so this will come naturally. Completing the first level and choosing the free multiplier should get you to 100 points easily if you haven't gotten to 100 naturally.

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