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Aliens: Colonial Marines achievement guide & roadmap

 

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21 missable achievements (plus 18 unknown)

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Eat This!

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

Kill a Xenomorph with a shotgun at very close range

Stand against a Xenomorph and kill it with a shotgun.

Coming Outta the Walls!

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

Kill a Xenomorph climbing on the walls or ceiling

Kill a Xenomorph thats attached to the walls or ceiling.

Field Promotion

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Earn Rank 2 as a Marine

Experience is earned from kills, collectables, completing challenges, match bonuses and campaign chapters completed.

Simply reach rank 2 as a Marine to unlock.

Another Bug Hunt

Objective, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete a Challenge

You get challanges as you play the game, complete anyone of them to unlock.

Ready to Fry Half a City

Objective, Optional,

Edit a Marine Loadout

Simply change your Marine loadout found at "versus", "edit loadouts", "marine loadouts" for this achievement.

Entry Prohibited

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

Kill 10 Xenomorphs that are using vents

Kill 10 Xenomorphs that are coming out of vents on the roofs or walls.

Oorah to Ashes

Collectible, Soft-missable, SP-only,

Collect a Dog Tag

Look out for the dog tag collectables as you play the game, collect one for this achievement.

Another Day in the Corps

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete Distress

Unlocks when you've finished the first mission

Personal Friend of Mine

Collectible, Soft-missable, SP-only,

Collect a Legendary Weapon

Collect a legendary weapon to unlock this achievement.

Love at First Sight

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

Survive a Close Encounter with a Facehugger

When a Facehugger jumps at you you wil grab onto it, simply throw it away from your face to unlock.

Bad Feeling About This Drop

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete Sulaco Falls

Unlocks when you've finished mission 3 (Sulaco Falls).

... But No Cigar

Objective, Optional, MP-only,

Rescue a teammate from a Close Encounter

When a Xenomorph grabs your partner, simply free him from the alien's attack.

Need a Deck Of Cards?

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Set up a UA 571-C Remote Sentry

Set up a UA 571-C Remote Sentry - part of the story.

Let's Rock!

Grind, Missable, SP-only,

Kill 10 Xenomorphs in a game with the M56A2 Smart Gun

The M56A2 Smart Gun can be found in Mission 4, simply get 10 kills with it to unlock. You can restart the checkpoint if needed.

Quoth the Raven

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete The Raven

Unlocks when you've finished mission 5 (The Raven).

Adios, Muchachos

Objective, Missable, SP-only,

Gib two enemies at once

You must kill 2 Xenomorph enemies, the human enemies does not count. Easiest way to get this achievement is to kill 2 Xenomorphs with the underslung grenade launcher from the pulse rifle.

Still Got a Job to Do

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete Rampart

Unlocks when you complete mission 8 (Rampart).

Secreted from What?

Objective, Missable, Anywhere,

Kill 5 Spitters without being damaged by acid

Best done in 1vs1 match with a friend, or the spitter aliens can be found in mission 6. Simply use a long range gun to kill them without being hit. If you are hit, restart from checkpoint.

Just a Grunt

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete Hope in Hadley's

Unlocks when you complete mission 9 (Hope in Hadley's).

No Need For Alarm

Story, Missable, SP-only,

Complete One Bullet without setting off the alarm

Complete mission 7 without anybody setting off any alarms.The very first scientist will spot you and set off an alarm. This is inevitable, but won't influence the achievement.

Dragged Queen

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete Home

Unlocks when you've finished mission 11 (Home).

Game Over, Man!

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Complete all Campaign levels on any difficulty

Complete the game from start to finish.

Micro Changes in Air Density

Objective, Soft-missable, SP-only,

Track 100 hostile targets with the Motion Tracker

Simply track 100 targets on your Motion Tracker to unlock.

Don't Count Me Out

Objective, Optional, MP-only,

Revive a teammate

Revive your co-op partner in a co-op match to unlock.

Mostly Come at Night…

Collectible, Missable, SP-only,

Find Newt's doll

Newt's doll can be found in mission 5 (The Raven)

Fire Drill

Story, Missable, SP-only,

Arm the emergency release and escape in under 2:30 on Sulaco Falls

Complete the end of mission 3 (Sulaco Falls) under 2:30 minutes to unlock.

Lean and Mean

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Earn Rank 20 as a Marine

Experience is earned from kills, collectables, completing challenges, match bonuses and campaign chapters completed.

Simply reach rank 20 as a Marine to unlock.

I Feel Safer Already

Objective, Optional, MP-only,

Have another player join your party

Have another player join your game.

No Offense

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Melee a Lurker that is pouncing towards you

Melee attack a Lurker alien that's jumping towards you. Works in single player and multiplayer.

Structural Perfection

Objective, Optional,

Edit a Xenomorph Loadout

Simply change your Xenomorph loadout found at "versus", "edit loadouts", "Xeno loadouts" for this achievement.

I Can Handle Myself

Grind, Soft-missable,

Purchase all Upgrades for a weapon

The earliest you can unlock this achievement is when you reach level 18 for your marine. Upgrading the combat pistol is probably is the easiest weapon to get this with. It has 3 upgrades needed for the achievement

Anytime, Anywhere

Objective, Missable, Anywhere,

Kill a Crusher without it damaging you

Towards the end of mission 9 (Hope in Hadley's) there is a fight with a crusher. Once it appears, find high ground to avoid damage from it. Kill using your explosives and shooting the body. You must get the kill for this to count. Use restart checkpoint to your advantage if you're damaged by it or don't get the kill. Can also be done in a multiplayer game.

I Like to Keep These Handy

Collectible, Missable, SP-only,

Collect all 6 Legendary Weapons

Collect all 6 legendary weapons in the game. These are:

Level 1- Hick's Shotgun
Level 4- Gorman's Pistol
Level 5- Hudson's Pulse Rifle
Level 6- Vasquez's Smart Gun
Level 9- Vasquez's Pistol
Level 10- Frost's Flamethrower

 

Field Modified, Kill Certified

Grind, Missable,

Upgrade every slot for a weapon

The earliest you can unlock this achievement is when you reach level 18 for your marine. Upgrading the combat pistol is probably is the easiest weapon to get this with. It has 3 upgrades needed for the achievement. A weapon skin is also needed.

I Only Need To Know One Thing

Find your family

Not Bad For a Human

Story, Missable, SP-only,

Complete all Campaign levels on Hardened difficulty

This achievement unlocks when you finish the campaign on Veteran difficulty

They Can Bill Me

Destroy the Legato

I Heard THAT

Collectible, Missable, SP-only,

Collect all 12 Audio Logs

These look like small laptop computers and highlighted in a light blue color when you're close. Collect all 12 to unlock.

I Don’t Got All Day

Sever the umbilical without missing a shot

Now What Are We Supposed To Do?

Escape the FTL ship

Majority Shareholder

Grind, Soft-missable, Anywhere,

Spend 30 Commendations

Commendations are the points you receive to purchase upgrades with. These are earned each time you rank up.

Adaptive Morphology

Upgrade every Appearance slot once for a Xenomorph class

We Are Leaving!

Survive the Queen escape

Thank You, That Will Be All

Complete Stasis Interrupted on any difficulty

Easter Egg

Objective, Missable, SP-only,

Find the Easter Egg

Early in mission 2, keep an eye on the walls to find a keypad.When you use it, it will unlock a door you recently passed that was locked. Once you enter this room, the achievement will unlock.

They're Dead, OK? Can We Go Now?

Kill all the Lurkers in Sulaco engineering

State of the Badass Art

Story, Missable, SP-only,

Complete all Campaign levels on Ultimate Badass difficulty

Complete all Campaign levels on Ultimate Badass difficulty.

Heavy Lifting

Story, Missable, SP-only,

Defeat the Raven in under 1:10 on Soldier difficulty or higher

Defeat the Raven in under 1:10 minutes on Soldier difficulty or higher. If you're struggling, pause and select "restart checkpoint" to try again

It's a Dry Heat

Objective, Missable, Anywhere,

Kill 3 enemies with a single U4 Firebomb

The Firebomb is unlocked at rank 4. Kill 3 alien enemies with a single bomb to unlock. Human enemies does not count for this achievement.

Short, Controlled Bursts

Defeat all Xenomorphs in the Sulaco hanger bay without them crossing your barricade

Perfect Killing Machine

Upgrade every Loadout slot for a Xenomorph class

Arbitrarily Exterminated

Kill 2179 Xenomorphs

We're Still Collating

Find All Stasis Interrupted Audio Logs

Remember the Fallen

Collectible, Missable, Partially glitched, SP-only,

Collect all 35 Dog Tags

Collect all 35 dog tags found in the game. One of the dog tags was glitched and had to restart from checkpoint to unlock but this achievement is unlockable.

I’m Happy to Disappoint You

Complete Stasis Interrupted on Ultimate Badass

Stay Frosty

Complete an entire Challenge category

I Love the Corps!

Earn Rank 60 as a Marine

You Look Just Like I Feel

Upgrade every Appearance slot once for your Marine

It's The Only Way To Be Sure

Destroy all samples in the labs of the Queen module

Distinguished Service Medal

Complete all Challenges