The following are strategies and tips for the Don't Ask Me achievement. Feel free to add your own below:

Strategy 1Edit

Recommended genes:

  1. Start Necroa Virus on Casual difficulty
  2. Start in the UK.
  3. Evolve Saliva 1 and Segmented Genome in under 60 days.
  4. The PfiGlax popup should appear. If not, try again.
  5. Do nothing and save DNA Points. If a symptom mutates, only devolve up to two of them if only a few countries are infected.
  6. After another symptom mutates, wait, and when the cure is at 60%, evolve InsomniaFeverPhotophobiaDelirium and Cytopathic Reanimation.
  7. Don't evolve anything except Zombie abilities, and only if some countries aren't infected or having Z Com troubles.
  8. Wait until this popup appears: "PfiGlax linked to Necroa Virus" If the player fails any of the following steps, they must restart the game.
  • Avoid the UK Zombie population becoming over 4 million. If this happens, use Zombie Horde (Horde Pheromones is required) to move them.
  • Avoid the popup "Authorities can't protect from zombies"
  • Have a minimum of 50 DNA saved for the next steps.
  1. Don't do anything after popup and let PfiGlax find link to AIDS cure.
  2. After another popup, ignore it to let PfiGlax start genetic modification project.
  3. Evolve the Heat Resistance ICold Resistance I, and Mummification abilities to sabotage the PfiGlax project and prevent increasing zombie decay rate.
  4. If a message appears "PfiGlax modification project fails," players will win the achievement. It is not necessary to win the game.

Strategy 2Edit

Recommended genes:

  1. Start Necroa Virus on Casual difficulty.
  2. Start in the UK.
  3. Evolve the transmissions Segmented Genome and Saliva 1. This must be done within the first 60 days.
  4. Wait for a popup message which reads:
    • PfiGlax announces early success for AIDS cure
  5. Watch for two red News headlines:
    • Blog claims PfiGlax struggling with virus mutation
    • PfiGlax executives in huge share sell off
  6. Evolve the symptoms Insomnia, Fever, Photophobia, Delirium and Cytopathic Reanimation.
  7. Wait for pop-up messages reading:
    • PfiGlax linked to <plague name>
    • PfiGlax link to <plague name> confirmed
    • PfiGlax able to manipulate <plague name>
  8. Evolve the abilities Heat Resistance ICold Resistance I, and Mummification.
  9. Wait for a popup message reading:
    • PfiGlax modification project fails

The achievement will now have been earned. - GamerSketch (Credit to Mace of Yo It's Spicy)

Strategy guides in Plague Inc. and Plague Inc: Evolved.
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