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Achievement Guide
Dead or Alive 4
By Matthew Short ( madaboutbuffy )

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Table of Contents:
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1. Legal Stuff
2. Introduction
3. Character Achievements
4. Costume Achievement
5. Time Achievements
6. Story Mode Achievements
7.a) Time Attack Mode Achievements
b) Hints and Tips
8.a) Survival Mode Achievements
b) Characters Used
c) Moves Needed
d) The Survival System
e) Survival Single
f) Survival Tag
g) Items
9.a) Online Achievements
b) Ranks
c) Stars
d) Winning/Losing Streaks
10. FAQ
11. Credits
12. Contact Me
13. A note from me
14. Version History

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1. Legal Stuff
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This guide may not be reproduced unless for private use. It may not be put on
any website unless they ask me for permission and I accept.
Use of this guide on any other website or as a public display is a
violation of copyright.

These websites have permission to use my FAQ's:

www.gamefaqs.com
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www.chaptercheats.com

If you see my FAQ on any other websites other than the ones
listed then please notify me.

Copyright 2008 Matthew Short

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2. Introduction:
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Hey! This is an FAQ on how to get all the achievements on this game.
I've done a few other FAQs, but this is my first on Dead or Alive 4,
so I'm kind of new... so I'm sorry if this guide doesn't help you.
Well anyway, I'm sure there are lots of nice people out there to tell
me what I've done wrong. Well I think I have said enough...
( technically typed but hey ) So I hope you enjoy this FAQ and that
you find it useful.

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3. Character Achievements:
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Okay, below I am going to explain what achievements you get by
unlocking characters...

Story Mode Characters:
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Unlock Leon - Complete Story Mode with Zack ( Worth 10G )

Unlock Gen Fu - Complete Story Mode with Elliot ( Worth 10G )

Unlock Ein - Complete Story Mode with Hitomi ( Worth 10G )

Unlock Helena - Complete Story Mode with everyone ( Worth 20G )

Unlock Spartan-458 - Complete Story Mode with Helena ( Worth 20G )

Time Attack Mode Characters:
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Unlock Tengu - Complete Time Attack Mode with everyone ( Worth 20G )

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4. Costume Achievement:
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This achievement is easy to get, it just takes a long time...

Unlock All Costumes - Basically all you have to do is unlock every
costume in the game. ( Worth 50G )

Basically, everyone who can do Story Mode, gets their costumes
out of Story Mode, everyone who can't do Story Mode, gets their
costumes on Time Attack Mode...

Now I am going to tell you how many costumes each character has got...

Here you go:
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Story Mode Characters:
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Kasumi has 7 Costumes
Hayabusa has 4 Costumes
Kokoro has 7 Costumes
Hitomi has 8 Costumes
Brad Wong has 3 Costumes
Elliot has 4 Costumes
Bass has 4 Costumes
Zack has 4 Costumes
Jann Lee has 4 Costumes
Lei Fang has 7 Costumes
Tina has 5 Costumes
La Mariposa/Lisa has 5 Costumes
Bayman has 3 Costumes
Christie has 4 Costumes
Ayane has 6 Costumes
Hayate has 4 Costumes
Helena has 5 Costumes

Time Attack Characters:
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Ein has 4 Costumes
Gen Fu has 4 Costumes
Leon has 4 Costumes
Tengu has 2 Costumes
Spartan-458 has 7 Costumes

Thats them all, Happy Costume Collecting!

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5. Time Achievements:
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Now I am going to list the Time Achievements and how much time must
elapse before you get them...

Here you go:
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Play Dead or Alive 4 for 5 hours ( Worth 10G )

Play Dead or Alive 4 for 10 hours ( Worth 20G )

Play Dead or Alive 4 for 100 hours ( Worth 40G )

Just play the game once every so often, with your friends online
or offline, and you'll get the achievements in no time.

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6. Story Mode Achievements:
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Okay, now I am going to tell you the Story Mode Achievements,
and how to get them...

Here you go:
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Complete Story Mode with any Character - All you have to do to get
this achievement is complete Story Mode with any character.
( Worth 10G )

Complete every characters Story Mode - All you have to do to get
this achievement is complete every characters Story Mode, and this
does include Helena. ( Worth 30G )

These achievements are not hard, all you have to do is go through
Story Mode, if you die you can always try again from where you got
up to so there is absolutely no pressure!

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7.a ) Time Attack Mode Achievements:
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Okay, below I am going to explain what achievements you get in
Time Attack Mode, and the sections underneath will explain on how
to go about doing that...

Time Attack Mode Single Achievements:
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Time Attack Mode Single ( Bronze ) - Complete this mode within
6 minutes. ( Worth 10G )

Time Attack Mode Single ( Silver ) - Complete this mode within
5 minutes. ( Worth 20G )

Time Attack Mode Single ( Gold ) - Complete this mode within
4 minutes and 30 seconds. ( Worth 40G )

Time Attack Mode Tag Achievements:
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Time Attack Mode Tag ( Bronze ) - Complete this mode within
3 minutes and 30 seconds. ( Worth 10G )

Time Attack Mode Tag ( Silver ) - Complete this mode within
3 minutes. ( Worth 20G )

Time Attack Mode Tag ( Gold ) - Complete this mode within
2 minutes and 30 seconds. ( Worth 40G )

Thats them all!

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7.b) Hints and Tips
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Here I am going to give you some tips on how to get the Time Attack
Achievements...

Firstly, you are going to need to sort out the settings, Make sure...

The Life Gauge is on Smallest.

The Match Point is on 1.

The game is set on Normal Mode.

Time Attack Single Hints and Tips:
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Done? Okay, make sure you use a powerful but quick character for
the single mode achievements... I recommend Hayate...

Now just kill the enemies as quickly as possible. The fight against
Alpha-152 can be hard sometimes, so below I'll list some basics on
how to defeat her.

Here you go:
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Make sure you do not attack her when she is getting up, otherwise she
will teleport and hit you.

Backflips and charges up attacks are good against Alpha-152, so
make sure you take advantage of Hayate's powerful and quick moves.

Don't worry about her countering, she rarely does that, so always be
on the offence.

Thats about it!

Time Attack Tag Hints and Tips:
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Make sure the settings are the same as listed above... the characters
you should choose are Hayate and Ayane or Hayabusa... I recommend
Ayane because she is quicker.

Just focus on killing the enemies as quickly as possible. If you
don't get the gold first, then keep trying and you will eventually
get it.

Good Luck!

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8.a) Survival Mode Achievements:
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Okay, below I am going to explain what achievements you get in
Survival Mode, and the sections underneath will explain on how
to go about doing that...

Survival Mode Single Achievements:
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Survival Mode Single ( Bronze ) - Get 20 or more wins in Survival
Mode Single. ( Worth 10G )

Survival Mode Single ( Silver ) - Get 50 or more wins in Survival
Mode Single. ( Worth 25G )

Survival Mode Single ( Gold ) - Get 80 or more wins in Survival
Mode Single. ( Worth 40 G )

100 Wins in Survival Mode Single - Get 100 wins in Survival
Mode Single. ( Worth 50G )

Survival Mode Tag Achievements:
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Survival Mode Tag ( Bronze ) - Get 20 or more wins in Survival
Mode Tag. ( Worth 10G )

Survival Mode Tag ( Silver ) - Get 50 or more wins in Survival
Mode Tag. ( Worth 25G )

Survival Mode Tag ( Gold ) - Get 80 or more wins in Survival
Mode Tag. ( Worth 40G )

100 Wins in Survival Mode Tag - Get 100 wins in Survival
Mode Tag. ( Worth 50G )

Either:
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All Items in Survival Mode - Collect all the items in Survival Mode.
( Worth 25G )

That's them all!

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8.b)  Characters Used:
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Okay, here I am going to tell you the characters you should use, to get
your 100 wins...

Single Survival:
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You should use Hayate...

Tag Survival:
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You should use Hayate and Hayabusa...

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8.c) Moves needed:
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Okay, here I am going to tell you the moves that you will need to do in
order to get the achievement...

789
456
123

P = Punch
K = Kick
RT = Right Trigger Kick ( Remember to press the right trigger for this one )

Examples:
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8 = Jump

6 = Move forwards

4 = Move backwards

2 = Crouch

6P = Forward Punch

2P = Low Punch

2K = Low Kick

2RT = Low Kick

I hope you've got the hang of it because this is how I'll be explaining
the moves...

Hayate's Moves:
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PP2KP, 66KKK, 9KKK, 3RTKP, 236P, 7K, 2RT, 4RT, 8PK, 8P8K,
46PK, 46PP...

They should be the only moves you need to learn!

Hayabusa's Moves:
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7P6P, RTRTRT, PPKKK, 2RTKP, 2RTKK, 7K

They should be the only moves you need to learn!

If you know more than I've listed, or want to do more, then thats fine,
but I got my achievement by just doing those moves!

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8.d) The Survival System:
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Okay, this is pretty simple stuff, but it really does help a lot, especially
if you want to reassure yourself...

See as you kill people in survival mode, they are different levels...
I'll explain in greater detail below

Level 1:
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Level 1 are the following number of kills, 1-6, 11-16, 21-26, 31-36. 41-46,
51-56, 61-66, 71-76, 81-86 and 91-96... these are the easiest enemies to
beat, these are the enemies you want to be spamming just one or two moves
on... they hardly ever counter, and their defence is awful... if you give
them a chance to attack, they will do quite a lot of damage... so make
sure you are always offensive against these characters...

What I am saying is that the difficulty doesn't change whether your
fighting 1 or 91!

Level 2:
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Level 2 are the following number of kills, 7-8, 17-18, 27-28,37-38, 47-48,
57-58, 67-68, 77-78, 87-88 and 97-98... these are harder than level 1,
but they are not that hard, keep your cool and you'll be able to defeat
these with ease... Keep doing the moves you did for level 1, but add one
or two new moves to keep them on their toes...

Again, I am saying that the difficulty doesn't change whether your
fighting 8 or 98!

Level 3:
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Level 3 are the following number of kills, 9, 19, 29,39,49,59,69, 79,
89 and 99... these enemies are tough, but can be dealt with easily with a
few new moves, and maybe a couple of low attacks...

Again I am saying that the difficulty doesn't change whether your
fighting 9 or 99!

Level 4:
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Level 4 are the following number of kills, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70,
80, 90 and 100... these enemies are the toughest you will face, but if
you mess them up with low attacks, and a variety of other attacks, then
you should have no problem with them...

Again I am saying that the difficulty doesn't change whether your
fighting 10 or 100!

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8.e) Survival Single:
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Okay, I'm going to give you a few tips and hints to get you to your
100 wins, first off...

Have the setting on Hard Mode, I know what you're thinking, but seriously
I could not get 100 on normal mode, then I did it on hard mode and got the
100! Just trust me... if it doesn't work, then try it on normal... Also
make sure the life is on smallest... Now begin...

Remember, choose Hayate...

Everytime someone enters the ring, do 236P, if they are in the right
position they will hit the ring and then bouce off it, do this move
again and this will have knocked over half their health down!

You should mainly do 236P, 66KKK and 2RT on Level 1 enemies...

On Level 2 enemies you should continue doing this, but also do 7K...

On Level 3 enemies you should change your moves, do 2RT still, but also
do 3RTKP and 9KKK...

On Level 4 enemies, really mix up your attacks, do 236P as soon as they
come in, then PP2KP and also 4RT followed by 2K, Also 8PK and
8P8K come in handy for these enemies...

Good Luck!

A side note... Keep to the guide, and pause it every so often to let yourself
have a break, if you feel shaky towards the end, take a break and pause
it, you have all the time in the world! Also, only counter if your 99% sure
of what the computer is going to do, if you keep countering, you'll
get killed!

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8.f) Survival Tag:
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Okay, this is the easier one to do... I'm going to give you some tips and
hints to get your 100 wins, firstly...

Have the difficulty either on Normal or Hard, Normal is recommended
for this one... Once again, have the life setting on smallest... Now begin...

Remember, choose Hayate and Hayabusa or instead of Hayabusa, your
best character...

Use the same technique as before with Hayate... if either one of your
tag members get hurt, tag them out and play with the other character
for a while, while the character who is hurt is inactive, his/her life
will regenerate...

Good Luck!

A side note... Keep to the guide, and pause it every so often to let yourself
have a break, if you feel shaky towards the end, take a break and pause
it, you have all the time in the world! Also, only counter if your 99% sure
of what the computer is going to do, if you keep countering, you'll
get killed!

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8.g) Items:
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Okay, below I am going to list the Items in Survival Mode, this is
going to be in a list so you can see more clearly.

Here you go:
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Candy
Crown
Doughnut
Hot Dog
Hourglass
Ring
Slots x3
Treasure
Xbox
Xbox 360

Unfortunately there is no way on the game to check and see which
Items you have or haven't got, so make a list and then cross them out
when you have got them...

On a side note, the slot machines look the same, but listen to the sound
they make, they are all different and that is how you will know if you
have them...

Good Luck!

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9.a) Online Achievements
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Here I will list the online achievements and general knowledge about
what you have to do to get them, for more information see the sections
below.

Wins:
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Win 10 times in Dead or Alive Online - Just win 10 matches online,
they don't have to be in a row either. ( Worth 10G )

Win 50 times in Dead or Alive Online - Just win 50 matches online,
they don't have to be in a row either. ( Worth 20G )

Win 100 times in Dead or Alive Online - Just win 100 matches online,
they don't have to be in a row either. ( Worth 30G )

Ranks:
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Achieve Rank E on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank E.
( Worth 0G )

Achieve Rank D on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank D.
( Worth 0G )

Achieve Rank B on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank B.
( Worth 20G )

Achieve Rank A on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank A.
( Worth 30G )

Achieve Rank S on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank S.
( Worth 40G )

Achieve Rank SS on Dead or Alive Online - Just get to a rank SS.
( Worth 50G )

Stars:
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Achieve a Bronze Star - Beat someone with a 10-14 winning streak
on Dead or Alive Online. ( Worth 10G )

Achieve a Silver Star - Beat someone with a 15-19 winning streak
on Dead or Alive Online. ( Worth 20G )

Achieve a Gold Star - Beat someone with a 20+ winning streak
on Dead or Alive Online. ( Worth 30G )

Winning Streaks:
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5 Straight Wins on Dead or Alive Online - Just win 5 times in a row.
( Worth 10G )

10 Straight Wins on Dead or Alive Online - Just win 10 times in a row.
( Worth 25G )

20 Straight Wins on Dead or Alive Online - Just win 20 times in a row.
( Worth 40G )

Losing Streaks:
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5 Straight Losses on Dead or Alive Online - Just lose 5 times in a row.
( Worth 0G )

10 Straight Losses on Dead or Alive Online - Just lose 10 times in a row.
( Worth 0G )

20 Straight Losses on Dead or Alive Online - Just lose 20 times in a row.
( Worth 0G

Thats them all, Good Luck!

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9.b) Ranks
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In this section I am going to tell you about the Ranks on Dead or Alive
Online, and how to get the certain rank you are looking for...

Here you go:
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Ranking System:
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The Ranking System works in Grade Points, if you win then you gain
Grade Points, and if you lose then you lose Grade Points... Also if you
beat somebody who has a higher rank than you, you will gain extra
Grade Points, but if you lose to someone who's rank is lower than
yours, then you will lose extra Grade Points.

Pretty Simple huh?

How to achieve Ranks F, E and D:
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To achieve these ranks, go online and lose... a lot, you could also
ask your friends to help you get these achievements by having them
beat you all the time.

How to achieve Ranks B, A, S and SS:
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Okay, these achievements can be tough... if you want an easy way,
ask your friends to let you win, if you keep winning you'll get them
eventually... having a high winning streak as well helps, because you
get extra Grade Points for having a higher streak.

Good Luck!

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9.c) Stars:
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In this section I'm going to tell you how to get the stars...

These achievements seem quite tricky, but they are not... you
can have your friends help you, have them beat you the correct
number of times, and then let you win... or there is another way.

It's not a cheat, you need to have a second controller, with a second
account... it doesn't necessarily have to be an online account...

Now have the account you do not want the achievement for,
( Your offline account ) beat the account you do want the achievement
for, ( Your online account ) the correct ammount of times. Then beat
the account with the winning streak and go online. Enter a games room
where people are fighting and join in the session... make sure that there
are more than two people in the room, so you don't have to fight.

Now when someone has won a game while you are in the room, you will
get the achievement... pretty simple huh?

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9.d) Winning/Losing Streaks:
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These achievements are very easy to get, all you have to do is have
your friends let you win or let them win... another way is that you can
just go against lower grades to get the wins, and go against higher grades
to get the losses!

It really is that simple!

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10. FAQ:
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Okay here we go...
Nobody has asked me any questions about this...
I know, I'll make some up!

Question: I can't get the 100 wins achievement in Single mode, what
should I do?
Answer: Read the guide!

Question: I have read the guide and still can't get it, what should I do?
Answer: Keep trying, you'll get it eventually...

Question: I can't get the 100 wins achievement in Tag mode, what
should I do?
Answer: Read the guide!

Question: I have read the guide and still can't get it, what should I do?
Answer: Keep trying, you'll get it eventually...

Question: Those answers are the same, aren't you going to come up
with something individual for each of them?
Answer: No!

Question: Who's your favourite character?
Answer: Lei Fang, although I'm not sure what that has to do with this
guide...

Question: Do you play this online?
Answer: Yes, my gamertag is M4GP1EM4TT so feel free to mail me on
there and we can arrange a game or something...

Question: What grade are you online?
Answer: A+ and we are getting slightly off topic now!

Question: Why use Hayate for survival mode?
Answer: Because he's the easiest to do it with, his moves are very
powerful and he's a quick character...

Question: Why shouldn't I counter on survival?
Answer: You can if you want, but they'll probably do something
else to what you expected and then perform a huge combo on you
to teach you a lesson...

Question: This FAQ is rubbish!
Answer: Go and make your own then! And that wasn't even a question!

There we go!

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11. Credits:
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TECMO and Team Ninja: For making the DOA series!

CJayC: For posting this on gamefaqs.com

Dennis: For posting this on supercheats.com

Jeff Rubin: For posting this on pwnguide.com

Eelco: For posting this on chaptercheats.com

Paul Ryan: For posting this on gamesradar.com

Me: For making this FAQ!

You: For reading this FAQ and getting this far, congratulations!

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12. Contact Me:
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If you ever need/want to contact me, you can do this at two places.

Number 1:
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My e-mail address, make sure you put DOA4 Achievement FAQ as the
topic so I know where you know me from, if I just get random
e-mails, they are deleted.

matthew ( dot ) short ( at ) ntlworld ( dot ) com
matthew.short@ntlworld.com

Number 2:
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AIM ( AOL Instant Messenger )

If you have AOL Instant Messenger
my username is magpiematt54

Send me an e-mail first about the FAQ and then add me. That
way I know where you got my AIM from. I will reply to all of my
e-mails if you put DOA4 Achievement FAQ as the topic.

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13. A note from me:
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I hope that this FAQ helps you and that you have many enjoyable
hours playing this great game. I also hope that this FAQ has helped
you towards the full 1000 Gamerpoints for this game...

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14. Version History:
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Version 2.02 15/10/08 - Updated the legal stuff and credits sections.
Version 2.0 29/2/08 - Finished this Achievement Guide!
Version 1.0 26/2/08 - Done the Survival Mode achievements and
added a lot of other things...

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