L.A. Noire achievement guide & roadmap



No missable achievements (plus 63 unknown)

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Police Academy

Complete all cases on the Patrol desk.

One For The File

Find and inspect a clue as an LAPD Detective or Investigator.

The Plot Thickens

Find and solve an inspection puzzle.

A Cop On Every Corner

Complete a single street crime case.

The Straight Dope

Use evidence to prove a lie as an LAPD Detective or Investigator.

Golden Boy

Clear a case finding every clue as an LAPD Detective or Investigator.

The Shadow

Tail a suspect without being spotted, in a single case.

Auto Enthusiast

Drive 5 different vehicles.

The Printer's Devil

Complete 'A Slip of the Tongue'.

Paved With Good Intentions

Complete all cases on the Traffic desk.

Racing For Pinks

Find and inspect all of the Marquee-printed pink slips.

The Up And Up

Complete a story case with a five star rating.


At Ray's Cafe, find the bloodstained knife on your first sweep of the crime scene.

Traffic Stop

Disable a suspect vehicle with help from your partner.

Round Heels

At The Bamba Club, get Dick McColl to give up the license plate of Celine Henry's male companion.

Keep A Lid On

Complete a brawl without losing your hat as an LAPD Detective or Investigator.

The Third Degree

Correctly branch every question in every interview in a single story case.

Asphalt Jungle

Chase down and tackle a fleeing suspect on foot as an LAPD Detective.

Nowhere In A Hurry

Catch and arrest Cliff Harrison before he is stopped by uniformed backup.

The Simple Art of Murder

Lead Foot

Keep the needle above 80mph for more than ten seconds while driving.

Not So Hasty

Stop a fleeing suspect with a warning shot as an LAPD Detective.

Spare A Dime

Complete the puzzle of the US Morgan silver dollars at Parnell's Soup.

Every Herb Bearing Seed

Complete 'Reefer Madness'.

Wooden Overcoats

Bring down a total of 30 bad guys with head shots.

Dead Men Are Heavier

Shoot and kill a total of 100 bad guys.

Femme Imbécile

Correctly branch every question in the interview with Jean Archer.

No Rest For The Wicked

Complete all cases on the Vice desk.

Eight Million Stories

Complete 'The Naked City'.

Soup In The Pot

Open both soup cans in Juan Garcia Cruz's stash room.


At Elysian Fields, outwit Leland Monroe when discussing his developments or advertising campaign.

A Good-Looking Corpse

Find and inspect all of the narcotics in Julia Randall's apartment.

Moth To A Flame

Complete all cases on the Arson desk.

The Nose Knows

Find and inspect the prop spinner at the Nicholson blast site.

Skeletons In The Icebox

Find and inspect all clues inside Okamoto's ransacked apartment.

The Big Unfriendly

Complete 'Nicholson Electroplating'.

The Brass

Achieve maximum rank.

The Fighting Sixth

At the Bus Shooting, talk Felix Alvarro into giving up the Marines involved in the Coolridge heist.

Johnny On The Spot

Respond to 20 street crime cases.

Forcible Rear Entry

Enter the Las Palmas stash house via the back door and kill Juan Garcia Cruz.

Out Of The Frying Pan

Pursue Vernon Mapes from the burning house to Hughes Aircraft on your first attempt.


Find and inspect 95% of all clues.

Chauffeur Service

Escort Heather Swanson to Arnett's apartment without damaging your vehicle.

Auto Collector

Drive 40 different vehicles.

Miles On The Clock

Drive more than 194.7 miles.

High Flyer

Find the flyer at Juan Garcia Cruz's house and proceed straight to the 20th Century Market.

Give My Regards

Shoot every letter down from the tower at the Broadway Hotel.


Tail Henry Arnett from Hollywood Station to the pawnbroker and travel agent without being spotted.

The Hunch

Use four intuition points in a single interview session, correctly branching each question.

Chop Shop

During the Industrial Street raid, kill a goon by shooting the hanging engine block.

The Moose

Follow Candy Edwards without using cover or incognito, except when starting or picking up the tail.

The Long Arm Of The Law

Complete all street crime cases.

Roscoe And Friends

Kill at least one bad guy with every gun.

Shamus To The Stars

Complete all story cases with a five star rating.

Star Map

Discover all landmark locations around the city.

Public Menace

Rack up $47,000 in penalties during a single story case.


Find and inspect all gold film reels.

Bulletproof Windshield

Kill the drivers of both MP vehicles in the gun battle at Hughes Aircraft, before they pull up.

Auto Fanatic

Drive every vehicle in the city.

The City Of The Angels

Reach 100% Game Complete.