Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ achievement guide & roadmap



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Better Luck Next Time

Meet an Enemy or a Follower who has cheated death.

Hostile Takeover

Story, Unmissable,

Defeat a Warchief.

Rule of Three

Objective, Unmissable,

Unlock 3 Gem slots.


Complete a Vendetta Mission.

Fit for War

Complete a challenge to upgrade a piece of gear.


Disable an Outpost.


Destroy a Monument.

What Once Was Lost


Forge a higher-quality Gem by combining three Gems of the same quality.

I Like to Watch

Watch a Follower murder another Captain without helping him.

First Steps

Best Defense

Equip 3 Siege Upgrades on an Assault Team.

Speak Friend and Enter

Open one of the Ithildin Doors.


Recruit a Follower of every Advanced Class.

Bound by Blood

Complete an Online Vendetta.


Encounter the same Orc 3 times in nemesis missions without killing him.

Lord of Horror


For Gondor

Power Couple

Send a Follower to support another Follower in a Nemesis Mission.

Feed the Beasts

Attract every kind of beast using bait.

Promise Keeper

Issue a Death Threat, and then successfully kill the target.

The Operative

Turn all of a Warchief's bodyguards (minimum 2) into spies, then confront him.

Brought to Heel

Fall and Rise


Purify all the Haedir.

The Stuff of Legend

Equip a full Legendary Gear set as Talion.

Follower Perks

Use a Training Order to give a Follower a gang.

Stalemate is Victory

Undeath Defeats Undeath

Forged by War

Unlock all player skills.

Banish the Darkness

No Orc Left Behind

Rescue a Follower who's been captured.

Second Age Warrior

Complete all Shadow of the Past missions in one region.

Master Forger

Forge a top tier Gem.

The Web Revealed

Uncover the final Shelob memory and reveal the Web of Fate.

It Came From Within

Start a Conquest with all Warchiefs as spies.

Finished Tales

Recover all Gondorian artifacts.


Send a Follower to kill another Follower in a pit fight.

Everything is Permitted

Shame an Assassin until he becomes deranged.

Vertical Mobility

Help a grunt become an Overlord.

Death is not the End

Resurrect a Follower Captain.

Peace in Death

No Orc Lives Forever

Win all Fight Pit missions.

Bad Boss

Strike a Follower until he's had enough.

Rough Rider

Ride every type of beast and rare beast.

Life of the Party

Send a Destroyer on a Vendetta Mission.

Blood on Blood

Make a Captain kill his bloodbrother.

Unlikely Alliances

Recruit your first follower as Eltariel.

Such Great Heights

Reach the rank of Captain in Online Conquest.

Holding the Line

Defend Cirith Ungol from a new threat.

Flash Mob

Blind 100 Orcs.

Scorched Earth

Deny Sauron’s control of Seregost forever.

Problem Solved

Settle the Fixer’s score with the overlord of Núrn.

Eastern Front

Conquer the Fortress of Shindrâm as Talion.

Banished Ambition

Defeat the Rogue Nazgûl.

The Time has Come

Witness the end of Eltariel’s path.

No Way Out

Change the landscape of Lithlad.

If You Can't Beat Them

Recruit an Orc after he's killed you three or more times.

Belly of the Beast

Leave your mark on the Overlord of Lithlad.

Festival of Blood

Save Serka.

Complete in Defeat

Defeat the Lawless.

Point of No Return

Defend the Oasis.

Wild Things

Kill a drake while riding a graug.

Reap What You Sow

Conquer the Fortress of Shindrâm as Baranor.


Collect all Númenórean artifacts and bring them to Torvin.


Kill a Captain while riding an Olog.

Elven Conquest

Complete an Online Conquest with an Eltariel skin.

I See the Light

Use Light Trap against 20 Orcs.

Shadows of the Sand

Achieve a Gold Rating on all Shadow of the Past missions in Lithlad.

Baranor the Conqueror

Complete the Desolation of Mordor with a Gold Rating.


Kill at least one enemy with each ammo type while gliding as Baranor.