Does Shepard have to use the abilities for the achievements?

#1 Posted by Krummey (223 posts) -

Been cleaning up some achievements in ME. I feel like I've used all of the biotic powers at least 75 times, but with Liara. Does it need to be Shep?

#2 Posted by jkuc316 (1002 posts) -

No. You just have to command them to do the abilities

#3 Posted by Krummey (223 posts) -

Hmm...ok. Hopefully they'll pop soon. Thanks!

#4 Posted by Trylks (964 posts) -

@jkuc316 said:

No. You just have to command them to do the abilities

Oh... crap, I was just letting them to do their own... I guess that doesn't count?

#5 Posted by jkuc316 (1002 posts) -

@Trylks: Yeah it doesn't,I've tried but it doesn't count.

#6 Posted by LiquidSaiyan3 (506 posts) -

I found a guide on wikia saying that Shepard had to perform the abilities. It seems accurate to me as I've used other characters' abilities a lot, maybe more than the abilities I've actually gotten the achievements on, and haven't received the achievements for abilities my Shepard doesn't have.

Looks like I'm going to have to roll an Adept and Engineer to clean up those achievements :\

#7 Posted by Icicle7x3 (1249 posts) -

I made an adept and engineer and used the abilities myself.

I don't know if that's the only way or not, but better safe than sorry.

#8 Posted by AyKay_47 (295 posts) -

I did it by rolling engineer/adept and using the abilities on the mako for like half an hour. I think it has to be in an area where you can get in and drive it though, so not on the Normandy.

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