Ancient Space achievement guide & roadmap



No missable achievements (plus 30 unknown)

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Safe from Harm

In mission 1, at least two of your assigned cargo ships must survive until they reach Sector 2.

By the way

Perform an optional objective.

The Maw of the Zone

Assemble the fleet for the expedition. Complete Mission 1.

Get Your Hands Dirty

Destroy at least 30 units in a single mission using the Olympus.

Pirate Takeover

Board a secured station.

Tower Warfare

Destroy an enemy Station with another building.


Find all Discoveries in a single mission from 2 to 15.

The Conqueror

Secure all stations in a single mission.

Deep Venture

Venture deeper into the Zone. Complete Mission 5.

Jolly Roger

Reach the Katarina with Corsairs in under 8 minutes in Mission 7.

Do it yourself

In Mission 7, complete the optional objective without ever picking up the target object.


Build each of the available building types.

The Awful Truth

Find out what happened to the previous expedition. Complete Mission 10.

Optimus Prime

Command at least one Mk.2 unit of each unit type.

War Machine

Have at least 7 XL units in a single mission.

Alien Guerrilla

Destroy FTL blockades without losing more than 4 alien units in Mission 14.

Ghost Busters

Do not lose any units to invisible attackers in Mission 6.

The Victor

Complete the campaign.


In mission 13, capture 3 units, destroy 3 enemy units and destroy 3 enemy buildings - all within 5 minutes.

An Englishman's Home is His Castle

Construct a self-defending, self-repairing, self-protecting, enemy-detecting and enemy-attacking group of buildings.

Tamer of Titans

Board at least 5 XL enemy units in Mission 13.

The Grand Collector

Make 130 Discoveries.

Release the Kraken!

Board a Kraken in Mission 12.

At All Costs

Complete Mission 11 with the forcefield generator losing no more than 25% of its hit points.

Harr Harr Harr!

Complete a mission deploying only a single corsair and no other units.

Savior of the Federation

Complete the campaign in under 8 hours of total mission time.

There Is No Time!

In mission 10, do not reinforce any building slots (you can board them though).

The Hive

Complete Mission 15 producing only small units.

All Hands on Deck

Use the ability of every officer at least once during a single campaign.

No Quarter

Complete the campaign in Hardcore Mode.