Cities: Skylines achievement guide & roadmap



Single-player only

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No missable achievements (plus 33 unknown)

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Story, Unmissable, Anywhere,

Create your very first city

Singing In The-

Objective, Optional,

Experience rain

Foggy Weather

Objective, Optional,

Experience fog

Power at Your Fingertips

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Unlock all city services

Unpopular Mayor

Objective, Optional,

Have 15% happiness

Rolling in Dough

Objective, Optional,

Earn 15,000 per week

Green Energy

Produce all electricity without using raw materials

City Planner

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Use the district tool to draw 3 districts

Climbing the Social Ladder

Objective, Optional,

Have a Citizen educated to level 3 from 0

Does My Bum Look Big In This?

Objective, Optional,

Change Chirper look

Safe City

Objective, Optional,

Keep the crime rate under 10% for 4 years straight


Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Apply a policy to a district you created


Objective, Optional,

Build one quay

Fire Watch

Grind, Optional,

Have 5 Fire Stations

With Canals You Can!

Objective, Optional,

Build one canal

Well Informed

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Have a look at all the different info-view panels

SIMulated City

Objective, Optional,

Have an area the size of nine map tiles

The Safest Town

Grind, Optional,

Have 5 Police Headquarters

City in Motion

Grind, Optional,

Have 20 transport lines

Heavenly City

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Unlock Monuments

Greenest City

Objective, Optional,

Have no polluting industry in your city, only Office Zone and specialized zones

You can have industry early on, and subsequently eradicate it in the same city to still get this achievement.

Nomen Est Omen

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Name a road


Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Use the Asset Editor to make your very own asset


Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Create a map

Earthloving City

Objective, Optional,

No water or ground pollution in a city of over 10,000 residents


Check a route of a citizen

Professional Dumper

Grind, Optional,

Fill five landfill sites


Grind, Optional,

Have a population of 100,000 in your city

Speed up!

Grind, Optional,

Boost 100 km of streets with Road maintenance service

Are They Naked In There?

Objective, Optional,

Have a Sauna in the city

Beam Me Up

Build the Space Elevator Monument

It's Wintertime!

Objective, Optional,

Change Chirper to a winter look

Here's A Tram

Objective, Optional,

Have one tram line active

Get Your Snowshoes Ready!

Objective, Optional,

Experience snowfall

Higher Education

Objective, Optional,

Have over 70% of citizens highly educated in a city of over 10,000 people

Shake It Up!

Objective, Optional,

Experience an earthquake

Twist and shout

Objective, Optional,

Experience a tornado

It's heading right for us!

Objective, Optional,

Experience a meteor strike

Drop the Base

Objective, Optional,

Experience a sinkhole

Thunder and Lightning

Objective, Optional,

Experience a thunderstorm

Playing With The Boys

Grind, Optional,

Have 1000 squares of beach specialized commercial zone

Leisure Suites

Grind, Optional,

Have 1000 squares of leisure specialized commercial zone

Frenetic Player

Grind, Optional,

Click on a police building 100 times in a row

We need snorkels!

Objective, Optional,

Experience a tsunami

Friendly Teaching

Build one of each eco-friendly schools: Community School, Institute of Creative Arts and Modern Technology Institute

A Huge Hadron

Build the Hadron Collider Monument

Run, Bambi!

Objective, Optional,

Experience a forest fire

Short Fuse

Build the Fusion Power Plant Monument

I Want It All

Objective, Optional,

Unlock every single building in the game

City in Motion 2

Grind, Optional,

Have 50 transport lines

New Eden

Build the Eden Project Monument

Full Capacity

Level up an Industry Area up to Level 5

Eternal City

Have ten disasters hit the same city


Deliver 1 000 000 units of Mail


Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Build the Medical Center Monument

Happy Town

Objective, Optional,

Have more than 95% city happiness for 5 years

Power to the People

Objective, Optional,

Have the industry tax rate over 5% higher than either residential tax rate for one year

The Park To Rule All Parks

Have a maximum level park made with Park Tool

It's Called Steve

Name a road "Steve"

Make Them Pay

Objective, Optional,

Have both residential tax rates over 5% higher than industry for one year


Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 3 monorail lines

Clark Cable

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Transport 5 000 passengers with Cable Cars

I to the T

Have all office zone in your city be specialized IT-Cluster

The Plowmaster

Grind, Optional,

Have snowplows collect 2000000 units of snow


Grind, Optional,

Have more than 10 districts with unique policies

Cables Galore

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Transport 20 000 passengers with Cable Cars


Have all commercial zone in your city be specialized Organic and Local Produce

Super Self-Sufficient

Have all residential zone in your city be specialized Self-Sufficient Housing

Rejoice And Be Ferry

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 3 ferry lines

1001 Nights

Grind, Optional,

Experience 1001 nights in the game

I Love Trams!

Grind, Optional,

Have 10 tram lines active


Objective, Optional,

Create a winter map in map editor

Blimp? Blimp.

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 3 blimp lines

Tough City

Objective, Optional,

Have the city survive a crime rate of over 40% for 2 years

Coaster Tycoon

Have a park with all Amusement Park buildings built in it

Scaling Up

Build 10 Warehouse buildings

Just Tolling

Build one of each road Toll Booth buildings

Maintain That Park

Have a Park Maintenance Service and a Zoo, Nature Reserve and Amusement Park in your city

Prison Break

Grind, Optional,

Have 15 Prisons in the city

Not So Mono

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 10 monorail lines

What the...?

Objective, Optional, Anywhere,

Experience a special disaster


Have 5 pedestrian Walking Tour lines

Put Some Blimp In Your Blimp

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 10 blimp lines


Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Name 100 roads

Industry Tycoon

Build all Unique Factories

Combo Breaker!

Have one Ferry and Bus Exchange Stop, Metro-Monorail-Train Hub, Monorail-Bus Hub and Multiplatform Train Station


Have a park with all zoo buildings built in it

Distinguished Academics

Have one campus reach "Prestigious" in reputation


Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Create 10 scenarios

Offshore Assets

Build five Oil Rigs

Ferry Faerie

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Have 15 ferry lines

Student Housing Project

Have total number of 10 Dormitories


Have a park with all Nature Reserve buildings built in it

The Underdog

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Lose 10 scenarios

Parking Not Forbidden

Have 10 parks made with Park Tool

We Have A Winner!

Grind, Optional, Anywhere,

Win 10 scenarios

Totally In Motion

Win all three Mass Transit scenarios

Serial Investor

Grind, Optional,

Build 10 Industry Areas

Varsity Sports Patron

Build all five varsity sports arenas on one campus in one city

Sights To Be Seen

Have 15 Sightseeing Bus lines

Education Nation

Have 15 000 students studying on campuses at the same time

Academic Scholar

Grind, Optional,

Create 100 academic works

Higher Learning

Build all Campus Area types with all of their respective campus buildings and faculties

For For-Profit Education!

Objective, Optional,

Cover one campus area upkeep cost entirely with tuition fees paid by students in a campus area with more than 5000 students

World of Rotorcraft

Grind, Optional,

Transport 15 000 amount of citizens in passenger helicopters.

Multidisciplinary Transport Tycoon

All-the-things, Optional,

Build one of each of the following transport hubs: Underground Metro-Intercity Bus Hub, Bus-Intercity Bus Hub, Train-Metro Hub, Metropolitan Airport, Bus-Metro Hub

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Grind, Optional,

Farm 7 500 000 units of fish and sea plants.


Grind, Optional,

Transport 35 000 amount of citizens in trolleybuses.

Fisher King

Grind, Optional,

Catch 10 000 000 units of fish.

Come Fly With Me!

Grind, Optional,

Have 60 tourists visit the Aviation Club during one week.

The Waters of Our Lives

Grind, Optional,

Treat 20 000 000 m3 of waste water using the Inland Water Treatment Plants.