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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition

Release date

15 July 2009


iOS, Mac OS X, Windows, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live

Number of achievements


Total Gamerscore



7 Bronze, 4 Silver, 1 Gold

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition is a remake of the original The Secret of Monkey Island (1990). It is a point-and-click adventure game, and is a comedic game following Guybrush Threepwood who wishes to become a mighty pirate. Guybrush falls in love with Elaine Marley and must rescue her from the ghost pirate LeChuck.

It was released on 15 July 2009 for the PC, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game was later added for the iPhone and was followed by Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge in 2010.

The game has a total of 12 achievements/trophies overall. They add up to 200Game points

on the Xbox; and 7 bronze trophies, 4 silver trophies and 1 gold trophy for the PlayStation. Despite Steam's support of achievements, the PC version has none.

Achievements and trophies listEdit

Image Name Description Value Trophy
The Three Trials The Three Trials Complete "Part One: The Three Trials". 25Game points Silver
The Journey The Journey Complete "Part Two: The Journey". 25Game points Silver
Under Monkey Island Under Monkey Island Complete "Part Three: Under Monkey Island". 25Game points Silver
Guybrush Kicks Butt Guybrush Kicks Butt Complete "Last Part: Guybrush Kicks Butt", thus finishing the game. 45Game points Gold
Sharp Tongue Sharp Tongue Learn all of the insults used in insult swordfighting. 15Game points Silver
Ten Minutes Later Ten Minutes Later... Stay underwater for more than 10 minutes (and die). 10Game points Bronze
Escape Artist Escape Artist Escape from the cannibals who live on Monkey Island five times. 10Game points Bronze
Record Keeper Record Keeper Collecte all of the notes and memos sent between Herman Toothrot, LeChuck and the Cannibals. 10Game points Bronze
Human Cannonball Human Cannoball Finish the game in record time. 10Game points Bronze
Old School Old School Switch to the original graphics from the non-special edition which was released in 1990. 10Game points Bronze
Determined Determined Complete the game without using hints. 5Game points Bronze
Marooned Everyone Marooned Everyone Re-maroon Herman Toothrot, and maroon Carla, Otis and Meathook on Monkey Island. Requires beating both of the game's endings. 10Game points Bronze
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