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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Achievement Guide

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The Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney series has garnered a cult following over these many years. With the trilogy having just released on consoles in North America last month, the series’ following is only growing more and more with each passing day. For those interested in earning each and every achievement this game has to offer, check out the information below.

Guide to Success

If you want to earn all of the achievements this trilogy has to offer, then you are going to need to keep your eyes peeled. There are 30 achievements in total. But, 14 of the achievements are missable. Luckily, there are no achievements that will require you to replay the game. So, you can earn every achievement with a single completion of the trilogy. However, you will have to make the most out of every single chapter.

1. First Steps

“Start playing PW: AA Trilogy.”

This one is easy. You only need to start playing the game.

2. The First Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 1 of PW: AA.”

Finish episode one of Ace Attorney.

3. Please Turn In Your Badge

“Answer ‘Mia Fey’ when asked who the defendant is.”

During the tutorial for Ace Attorney, you will be asked to name a defendant. Answer with “Mia Fey.”

4. Turnabout Sisters

“Clear Ep. 2 of PW: AA.”

Finish episode two of Ace Attorney.

5. Turnabout Samurai

“Clear Ep. 3 of PW: AA.”

Finish episode three of Ace Attorney.

6. Ladders Vs Step-Ladders

“Get every ladder vs. step-ladder conversation in PW: AA Trilogy.”

There are five ladder arguments throughout the trilogy. You need to find them all.

All you have to do is click on the correct ladders. The first one can be found Inside Studio One during episode three of Ace Attorney. The second ladder can be found during episode five of Ace Attorney from within the underground parking lot.

The third ladder can be found during episode three of Justice For All. The ladder will be around the Big Top location. The fourth ladder can be found during episode two of Trials and Tribulations from within the Lordly Tailor Basement Warehouse.

The final ladder can be discovered during episode five of Trials and Tribulations from within the courtyard of the Hazakura Temple.

7. Turnabout Goodbyes

“Clear Ep. 4 of PW: AA.”

Complete episode four of Ace Attorney.

8. Secret Weapons Three

“Borrow all of Gumshoe’s secret weapons.”

To complete this achievement, you will have to wait until episode four of Ace Attorney. During the second day of investigations, Phoenix and Maya will investigate Gourdy. During this instance, make your way to the Criminal Affairs Department and speak with Gumshoe. Exhaust all of your conversation options with the individual. Then, speak with Gumshoe again. This time around, you can ask Gumshoe about his “secret weapons.” Take the K-9 dog, fishing pole and the metal detector.

9. Rise from the Ashes

“Clear Ep. 5 of PW: AA.”

Complete episode five of Ace Attorney.

10. Lunchbox Specialist

“Check out every lunchbox Angel Starr has to offer.”

In order to complete this achievement, you will need to wait for episode five of Ace Attorney. Once you have made it to the right episode, you will have to track down 19 lunchbox specials. You can check out their locations within the graph provided below.

Lunchbox SpecialLocation
Half-and-HalfFound during day one. Talk to Angel Starr in the underground parking lot.
Crunchy GoodnessFound during day one. Talk to Angel Starr in the underground parking lot.
General Tso’s TrilobiteFound during day one. Exauhst Angel’s dialogue options.
Lunchland’s Pickle SupremeFound during day one. Before making your way to the prosecutor’s office, show Angel your attorney’s badge.
CaviarFound during day two. Angel will give the food to the judge.
FiestaFound during day two. Angel will give the food to the Phoenix Wright.
FingerprintFound during day two. Angel will give the food to Miles Edgeworth.
Salmon SwirlFound during day two. Present the crime photo during the “witness account” cross-examination.
First LoveFound during day two. When you are asked if you would like to raise an objection just after earning the salmon swirl, respond with “no problem.”
Moss SurpriseFound during day two. During the “angel’s deduction” cross-examination, present Goodman’s autopsy report.
Crime SceneFound during day two. You will receive it shortly after earning Moss Surprise.
P’tooeyFound during day two. During the “apprehending the suspect” cross-examination, present the parking lot floor plans to Angel. Then, choose the “what she saw” dialogue option.
Orange-PeelFound during day two. Repeat the steps from the P’tooey lunchbox special. However, choose “The order of events” dialogue option at the end.
Squid WheelsFound during day two. Repeat the steps from the P’tooey lunchbox special. This time around, choose the “where she saw it” dialogue option at the end.
JumboFound during day two. Angel will offer this food to the judge.
Pepper Fish GutFound during day two. During the “decisive evidence” cross-examination, press against every statement.
DeliFound during day two. Visit Angel within the underground parking lot during the investigation.
Salisbury SteakFound during day two. Exauhst Angel’s dialogue options after presenting Goodman’s note and crime photo.
Quarter-Pounder Roast BeefFound during day three. Talk to Angel in the parking lot after talking to Edeworth in his office.

11. The Lost Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 1 of PW: AA – JFA.”

Complete episode one of Justice for All.

12. Reunion, and Turnabout

Reunion, and Turnabout in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

“Clear Ep. 2 of PW: AA – JFA.”

Complete episode two of Justice for All.

13. Turnabout Big Top

“Clear Ep. 3 of PW: AA – JFA.”

Complete episode three of Justice for All.

14. Farewell, My Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 4 of PW: AA – JFA.”

Complete episode four of Justice for All.

15. Turnabout Memories

“Clear Ep. 1 of PW: AA – T&T.”

Complete episode one of Trials and Tribulations.

16. The Stolen Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 2 of PW: AA – T&T.”

Complete episode two of Trials and Tribulations.

17. Recipe for Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 3 of PW: AA – T&T.”

Complete episode three of Trials and Tribulations.

18. Turnabout Beginnings

“Clear Ep. 4 of PW: AA – T&T.”

Complete episode four of Trials and Tribulations.

19. Bridge to the Turnabout

“Clear Ep. 5 of PW: AA – T&T.”

Complete episode five of Trials and Tribulations.

20. A Lawyer Only Cries Once It’s All Over

“Clear all of PW: AA Trilogy.”

Complete the entire Phoenix Wright trilogy.

21. Mind Your Own Business, Pal!

Press Gumshoe about ‘they were even talking about marriage.’

During the trial in episode one of Justice for All, cross-examine Detective Gumshoe three times. Press Gumshoe when he references marriage.

22. Um, Lotta Hair, Was It?

“Reply with ‘Lotta Hair’ when talking to Lotta.”

This will occur during episode two of Justice for All.

23. Naruhodo A. Wrighto

“Present Max’s profile to Maya.”

This will occur during episode three of Justice for All.

24. Judge Wackner

Press Oldbag’s claim that ‘it was the Nickel Samurai that I saw!’

This will happen during episode four of Justice for All.

25. Justice Ill Served

“Get the bad ending in PW: AA – Justice For All.”

During episode four of Justice for All, a judge will ask you to present evidence. Do not present Shelly de Killer information or the video tape.

26. Beware, Your Honor!

“Press Dahlia’s claim that ‘Feenie pushed him twice.'”

This will occur during episode one of Trials and Tribulations.

27. Violetta’s Home-Made Donuts

“Get a donut offered to Phoenix by Viola.”

During episode three of Trials and Tribulations, break four psyche-locks on Viola Cadaverini concerning her head bandage. During the first psyche-lock, do not present the repair bill.

28. I Hate Childhood Friends

“As Edgeworth, hear all of his and Larry’s childhood tales.”

During episode five of Trials and Tribulations, present the attorney badge to Larry. Then, examine the flags at Heavenly Hall while you are with Larry.

29. Smells Like Oldbag

“Examine everything with even a whiff of Oldbag on it.”

During episode two of Trials and Tribulations, exam the fish tank at DeMasque’s Hideout, Oldbag’s seat in the KB security room and lastly the command list above Oldbag’s seat.

30. Jean’s Foreign Language Course

“Learn all of Armstrong’s fancy foreign words.”

During episode three of Trials and Tribulations, present wrong evidence to Jean Armstrong during the “maggey’s motive” investigation. Then, meet Jean in the kitchen after visiting Blue Screens, Inc. Exhaust his dialogue options and then present all of your evidence and profiles to him. Lastly, press every statement Jean makes during all cross-examinations.

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