XCOM 2 achievement guide & roadmap



No missable achievements (plus 88 unknown)

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First Blood

Complete the tactical tutorial

Like Clockwork

Complete a successful ambush

Rumor Hunter

Complete a Rumor

Locked and Loaded

Upgrade a weapon

Rise of the Resistance

Make contact with a region

Come Back To Me

Kill a Sectoid who is currently mind controlling a squadmate

Breathing Room

Kill a Viper who is strangling a squadmate

A Horrible Truth

With Extreme Prejudice

Skulljack an ADVENT Officer


Build an experimental item in the Proving Grounds

A Grim Key

Car Wrecked

Cause an enemy to die in a vehicle explosion

Rebel Radio

Room to Grow

Upgrade a facility

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Apply a PCS upgrade to a soldier

Heroes of the Resistance

Beat a Retaliation mission with no more than 3 civilian deaths


Earn a second tier hack reward

Bring It Down

Sabotage an alien facility


Now Am I Become Death

Kill 3 enemies in a single turn, with a single soldier, without explosives

Have a Nice Trip

Cause an enemy to fall to its death

A God Falls

A Better Human Being

Meat Over Metal

Kill a Sectopod on the same turn you encounter it

A Dark Doorway

Pile 'Em Up

Kill 500 aliens. (does not have to be in same game)


Hack and take control of a Sectopod

A Line Crossed

A Final Stand

Earth Avenged

Overthrow the aliens at any difficulty level


Completely upgrade a beam weapon with superior grade weapon upgrades

David and Goliath

Kill a Berserker in melee combat

Stop Hitting Yourself

Kill an enemy with a hacked turret

A New Alliance

Complete the Lost and Abandoned mission

Axles to Axles, Bolts to Bolts

Defeat a robotic enemy with a SPARK unit

Shen's Legacy

Build a facility in every Avenger slot

No One Left Behind

Rescue a soldier who was captured by the Chosen

Make ‘em go Boom

Kill an enemy primed Derelict MEC before it can self-destruct

Viper Vanquisher

Kill the Viper Ruler

A Torch Passed

Beat the Lost Towers mission

A Forbidden Experiment

Berserker Breaker

Kill the Berserker Ruler

Just Like Dad Used To Make

Build a SPARK unit

A Rival Silenced

Permanently defeat one of the Chosen

Fully Operational Resistance

Raise XCOM's influence with all three factions to High in a single game

Archon Annihilator

Kill the Archon Ruler

The Sun Never Sets

Build a radio relay on every continent

Born in the Darkness

Get four kills from Shadow mode with a Reaper in a single mission


Kill all alien rulers in a single game

It Takes Two

Form a level 3 bond between two soldiers

Bells and Whistles

Outfit a SPARK unit with the highest tier weaponry and armor

Shadow Broker

Sell goods worth 1000 supplies to the Black Market (Can span multiple games)

Nick of Time

Evacuate a soldier whose bleed-out timer is still running

Global Resistance

Get all of the continent bonuses available in a single campaign

Deadly Arsenal

Purchase all of the final tier Hunter Weapons

Always be Shooting

Hit three shots on a single turn with a SPARK unit after using its Overdrive ability

Can't Stop the Fighting

Perform three offensive actions against the same target with a Skirmisher in a single turn


Kill an alien ruler the first time you encounter it

Our New Overlords

Promote a SPARK unit to Champion rank

Brutal Collection

Skulljack each different type of ADVENT soldier (does not have to be in same game)

Enemy Adopted

Use a ruler armor ability against an alien ruler

Defender of Humanity

Overthrow the aliens on Commander difficulty

There's A Future In The Past

Complete a single player campaign with Tactical Legacy Pack content

Zombies in a Barrel

Get 15 Headshots against Lost in a single turn

Running on Fumes

A SPARK unit survives a mission it started with less than half health

Matter Over Mind

Defeat an Avatar with a SPARK unit

Circle of Psi

Raise a Templar to maximum Focus level, spend it all, and reach the max again in a single mission

Not Throwing Away My Shot

Kill an alien ruler while it attempts to escape

Now I Am The Master

Use all ruler armor abilities in a single mission


Beat a mission on Commander+ with a squad composed entirely of soldiers of the same class (but not Rookie)

The Untouchables

Beat the game on Commander+ without losing a soldier

Rise of the Robots

Complete a mission with three or more SPARK units in the squad

The Most Dangerous Game

Win a multiplayer match.


Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty in Ironman mode

Beginner's Luck

Beat a mission in June or later using only Rookies

Immortal Commander

Overthrow the aliens on Legend difficulty

Heavy Metal

Kill an enemy with every heavy weapon in the game (Doesn't have to be in the same game)

The Gang's All Here

Complete 'The Lazarus Project' legacy operation with a gold medal

Fully Operational Battlestation

Complete the 'Avenger Assemble' legacy operation with a gold medal

Honorary Level Designer

Complete a Skirmish Mission

Deja Vu All Over Again

Complete the 'Blast From the Past' legacy operation with a gold medal

Weary Warriors

Complete a mission with all Tired soldiers and no casualties

The Few and the Proud

Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty without buying a Squad Size upgrade

Playing For Score

Complete a Local Challenge

Bug Fisherman

Complete the 'It Came From the Sea' legacy operation with a gold medal

Who Needs Tygan?

Beat the final mission using only conventional gear

Exquisite Timing

Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty by July 1st (July 15th for War of the Chosen)

Campaign Microcosm

Complete a random legacy operation