Non Starter is an achievement that can only be won with the Necroa Virus DLC.

Strategy 1

IMPORTANT: Do NOT evolve Genetic Hardening! It will result in the analysis failing, thus stopping you from getting the achievement! Recommended genes:

  1. Start the Necroa Virus in the USA.
  2. Evolve the transmission Saliva 1 and the ability Drug Resistance 1. This must be done within the first 60 days.
  3. Wait for a popup message which reads:
  4. Watch for two red News headlines:
    • DarkWater denies containment breach in weapons facility
    • DarkWater weapons facility shut down over security fears
  5. Save 44 DNA points and evolve the symptoms Insomnia, Fever, Photophobia, Delirium and Cytopathic Reanimation.
  6. Evolve the abilities Horde Instinct, Horde Mentality, Horde Vocalisation and Horde Pheromones.
  7. Avoid the popup message "Authorities can't protect from <plague name>" by using the active ability Zombie Horde to move zombies out of the USA whenever the number of zombies there exceeds 2 million.
  8. Wait for popup message which reads:
    • DarkWater created <plague name>

9. Evolve segmented genomes.

How to get this achievement?

For strategies and tips, please see Strategy guide/Non Starter.

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