Questions tagged [into-the-breach]

a 2018 tactical role-playing game by Subset Games for PC, Mac and Linux. In the far future, humanity struggles against the Vek, utilising customisable Mechs to defend against the armies of giant monsters.

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Does smoke stop the Blobber's blobs from exploding?

So, I have a situation where there's a blob that's about to blow up and take out literally all the mission objectives AND a building. So, it occurs to me that the exploding counts as an attack, and ...
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Does Armor from different sources stack on your mechs?

Armor is a status affect that reduces (most) incoming damage by 1. There are several sources from which a mech can gain Armor: Natural Armor special, intrinsic on Hook Mech and Judo Mech, Abe Isamu'...
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Into the Breach: Can't save on Nintendo Switch

I have played a few times and gotten to the 2nd island with some upgrades. Any time I come back to the main screen of the game "Continue" is greyed out and I can only start a new game? How does one ...
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What is the significance of power core colors in Into the Breach?

There are three different colors of power core in Into The Breach. Green ones are tied to the pilot, but there are two others: the standard yellow one, and a gray one with a yellow outline. If the ...
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Engineering dropout achievement: can I power a new weapon?

The Engineering dropout achievement is labelled as follows: Finish 3 Corporate Islands without powering a Weapon Modification Does powering a new weapon (but not its further actual modifications) ...
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What happens when you overpower the grid?

When you have a full grid and you buy some "+1" power with a star, it's called "Overpower grid" and it says : "Your Power Grid is full. Additional Power will permanently upgrade your Grid Defense" ...
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How do I unlock the Distant Friends Achievement?

One of the last achievements I have to unlock is the "Distant Friends" achievement. Most other achievements have a description explaining what you have to do to unlock them, but this one is pretty ...
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Will nanobots keep my pilot alive if I use the self destruct button?

If I have the Nano Mech in my squad (or find/buy the nanobot system) and I come into possession of a Self Destruct Button, will the nanobots heal damage for every enemy I kill when I use it, keeping ...
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Can I get the “Flight Specialist” achievement using Prospero's ability?

If I level up Prospero and gain +1 reactor, can I then start a new timeline with a customised squad and use his flight ability to gain the "Flight Specialist" achievement if I power it before the ...
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Does permanently assigning a pilot to an island in exchange for reputation remove the pilot from your hangar?

In Into the Breach, from the shopping UI after defending an island, does permanently assigning a pilot to an island in exchange for reputation remove the pilot from your hangar? I don't want to ...
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Can you rename squads in Into The Breach?

Most of the mech squads have fitting, nice names such as the Steel Judoka or the Frozen Titans. However, when playing as a Random or Custom squad, the name is simply "Time Travelers", which is a ...
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Will I get full credit for “Defend the Train” objectives if I freeze it?

I'm on a Defend the Train mission with the Frozen Titans and it occurs to me that freezing the train would be a great way to defend it. It gets some protection from damage, and I don't need to worry ...
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Can I force a path to walk?

Is the path to walk to get to a tile always automatic, or am I able to override where it would have me walk to? In the screenshot below, I'd like to have my artillery move to the marked square, but it ...
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What unlocks/perks persist to the next game

I'm unsure what carries over from game to game. I thought the defence grid bonus did as it says it is permanent, but after getting it to 30% before losing the game it started again at 15% on the next ...
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How do I know if I've already unlocked a pilot?

After receiving a new pilot during a run, that pilot is permanently unlocked for use at the start of a new game. This makes it worthwhile to grab any new pilot even if not planning to use them in the ...
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How do I get a new pilot?

I did miscalculate slightly in the last battle, and one of my mech pilots did die. I got a new mech for the next battle, but no pilot. Is there any way to get a new pilot during the campaign, or do I ...
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How do I use the Zenith Guard effectively?

I just unlocked the Zenith Guard squad, but I'm having a bit of a hard time using them properly. They have the following mechs: Laser Mech (deals damage in a straight line) Charge Mech (charges and ...