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Lost Nova – Achievement Guide

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Welcome to my achievement guide for this lovely and amazing game that is very addictive!

None of the achievements are missable and there are no hardcore achievements. A lot of them you’ll easily just unlock by playing through the game without looking them up beforehand.

What I will say to make things easier is to never expect you have enough cores, you will not have unless you have to buy an expensive… very expensive item. You’ll know what I mean when you get to that point… if you doubt if you got it.. you haven’t got it yet, otherwise you would know!

Oh and another thing, pet every bunny you see! the response of a friend when I gave him that hint was so right: “why wouldn’t you pet every one anyway ;)” – Mad Dog Torx

For now, just enjoy Lost Nova and come back here when you’re stuck on an achievement!


Here is a very simplistic map of the game I made to hopefully help you out with where to go for the achievements. The shortcut goes from Painted Desert to Coral Ocean.

lost Nova Map

The achievements

Lost Nova - No Rush
No Rush
The theme of the game.
This achievement you’ll get for talking with the villager with the apple stand in front of her house.

Lost Nova - Puzzle Master
Puzzle Master
Pushed a block where it needed to be.
All over the world, you’ll find small puzzles where you have to push a block with your laser to the right spot. The first time you do that you’ll unlock this achievement.

Lost Nova - Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing
He pinch.
In the store in the town, right of the town center, you’ll find a fishing rod. This might be only available after you pick up your free Glem Converter. The fishing rod costs 50 cores. After you bought it you’ll sometimes see a star in the water, go there to start fishing.

Lost Nova - Rose Garden
Rose Garden
Picked roses for the princess.
Around the town center, there is a chance to encounter a princess. I’m not sure what triggers it, but after you have talked with her, bring some flowers to her castle that is located in the painting area, southwest side of the map. This achievement pops after bringing a few flowers to her, I think it is around 8. You’ll find the roses all over the map, even before you have talked with the princess.

Lost Nova - Delivery Service
Delivery Service
Shipping and handling not included.
At one point in the story, around the town center, there will pop up a post office on the right. Talk to the guy to start with delivering packages. I believe this one pops when you go talk to him after you have delivered 5 packages.

Lost Nova - Brian's Blaster
Brian’s Blaster
“Come on down Brian’s Blasters: You’ll love the way you blast.”
I’m not sure what triggers it, but at one point when you’re in the store Brian will tell you that the prices in the store are too high and that if he owns the store everything will be better. A little later on you’ll see that Brian takes over the store, after that this achievement pops.

Lost Nova - Pumpkin
Destroy this mushroom that is just south of the town center, walking into the Sky Plains area.
Lost Nova - Pupmpkin solution

Lost Nova - For Science
For Science
Quadrupled the opportunity for science.
You have to get all 4 thingies to plant seeds for this achievement. The cost 100 diamonds each. They are next to your space ship soon after the ship being towed to the town center.

Lost Nova - Center of Town
Center of Town
Planted Flowers.
At one point the princess will be next to the Bridge Building Boss just south of your base. Talk with them and you can at flowers to your town center for 500 diamonds.

Lost Nova - Silkgem Depths
Silkgem Depths
Reached the lowest level of the Silkgem Mines.
You can find the mine in the fashion store. (After let the turnip has moved, to the south). If you reach level 10 within the time limit you’ll unlock this achievement.

Lost Nova - Archeologist
Filled the museum with priceless artifacts.
At one point you’ll find this mysterious guy in the town center, next to your base. He will tell you to follow him to the east side of the town center, past the store. After that, he asks you to come back later. When you visit him later he will explain that around landmarks in each region you’ll find those cubes and if you let 2 of them touch each other they change into artifact pieces. To unlock all the items in the museum you have to pay the following amount, increasing in how much for each step: 10 – 25- 50-75-100
Don’t stop collecting those pieces when you have enough, as you can turn them into cores and you’ll need a lot of those for another achievement.

Lost Nova - Bunny Enthusiast
Bunny Enthusiast
Pet Every bunny in every town.
This achievement explains itself very well, just every time you see the guy with the bunny, pet the bunny. You’ll see a picture of you petting the bunny.

Lost Nova - Just the Beginning
Just the Beginning
You fixed your ship, saved the world, and helped out a giant worm. what’s next?
You’ll get this achievement for finishing the story, after getting all your ship parts.

Lost Nova - Live Music
Live Music
Attended a concert of three best friends.
This “quest line” starts in the first village when someone asks you to deliver the apples to the person at the light house. after this, you’ll meet them in different areas, mostly the order where you also will have to go for your ship repairs. At the end they will be performing a live show south of the town center.

Because others seem to get stuck in here, I write here a recollection of what I can remember from this questline. I might be missing some details, but this might help you figure out when to find them next:

  1. you’ll be asked to bring Apples to the lighthouse.
  2. You bring the apples and then go back to the person who asked you to do this.
  3. In the Roomwoods, somewhere in the middle you’ll meet them again and one will play trombone while the other has mufflers on.
  4. You then find them north in the Painted Desert. I think that before this triggers you first have to find the artist who doesn’t find himself an artist anymore, and then the crashed pilot again and the artist fixing his ship. After that you will find that he will fix something for those 2.
  5. After that you’ll find them looking for a third member and can find them in the Coral Ocean asking the octopus to join them.
  6. Then you can find them in the Shatterzone to find a place to have a live show, but the trombone guy doesn’t like this place.
  7. This happened for me after completing the game, but you’ll find them south of the town center talking with the bridge building boss about a stage.
  8. After this when you come back later you’ll see them perform.

Lost Nova - Vengeance
Witnessed the righteous fury of sir Corv.
There is this knight at the town center who talks about revenge. You can talk with him almost every time you visit the town center, and he has a lot to tell you, believe me! At one point he will finally go on his quest for revenge. The next time you see him at the town center he will have settled his vengeance and you’ll unlock this achievement.

Lost Nova - Pet Ownership
Pet Ownership
Made a small friend.
After finishing the main story and buying all the items in the store, the store owner will sell pet accessories and treats. I think you only need one appropriate item for a pet, treats, and maybe a feeding bowl. There are 4 different pets in the game. The easiest one to find is the dog close to the guy who wants fishes.

Lost Nova - Golden Hat
Golden Hat
Expensive headwear.
After you beat the story you can buy a crown at a new store that popped up in the town center for 10k core. To make this easier during your playthrough, try to have use all plant thingies around your base to produce the goods for the highest Glem converter.

Lost Nova - Golden Hat
Met Them
What a novelty you are.

Thank you “cogthecat (P1/P2)” for figuring this out! You can see his post here.

You can find this big guy when go east from the painted desert to the walkway that will get you to the town center or shatterzone. When you enter the screen from the painted desert you can see the guy if he is there, but his spawn chance is less then 1%. It took me 30 minutes of screenhopping to have him spawned.

Lost Nova - Met them

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