LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII achievement guide & roadmap



No missable achievements (plus 42 unknown)

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The Savior's Descent

Proof of one who has mastered the basics of this world and begun a great journey.

Novice Stylist

Proof of customizing your first schema. Continue on this path to find your own style.

Perfect Timing

Proof of successfully guarding against an enemy's attack with perfect timing.

Novice Synthesist

Proof of synthesizing your first ability. Did it prove useful?

Seeing Stars

Proof of staggering enemies 50 times with fearsome attacks. Do not ever let them rest!

Deliverer of Salvation

Proof of clearing 5 side quests. It is a fine beginning, but the journey is still long.

The Hope of a Promise

Proof of one who has seen through the dark mysteries that lurked in Luxerion, bringing justice.

Novice Artist

Proof of customizing the color of one of your garb. Let your true colors shine through.

Hero of Might

Proof of victory over 100 foes in battle.

Miracle of Light

Proof of one who has used 50 EP.

Hope at the Edge of Despair

Proof of one who has stood upon the stage in glittering Yusnaan, bringing peace to the Patron.

Expert Stylist

Proof of obtaining 30 different garb.

Hero of Glory

Proof of victory over 300 foes in battle.

An Appetite for Chaos

Proof of one who has visited the temple that towers over the Wildlands and touched the great Chaos.

Angel of Salvation

Proof of clearing 25 side quests. It is a great feat to lead so many souls to salvation.

The Mystery of the Holy Clavis

Proof of one who has made it through the Dead Dunes to find ancient treasure.

Expert Synthesist

Proof of synthesizing abilities 30 times.

A Helping Hand

Proof of clearing 25 quests that have appeared writ on the Canvas of Prayers.

Harbinger of Death

Proof of defeating your first Last One, the final specimen of a species on the verge of extinction.

A Father, a Son, and a Chocobo

Proof of helping a father and son reunite, bringing back a smile that seemed long lost.

The Chocobo's Savior

Proof of nursing the holy chocobo back to full health among the rich pastures of the Wildlands.

Perfect Passenger

Proof of riding upon all of the great monorail lines that cross this shrinking world.

Hero of Legend

Proof of victory over 500 foes in battle.

Fatal Impact

Proof of dealing damage so great that it goes beyond all reason or expectation.

A Legend from Times Past

Proof of the true savior, who overthrew even the god of light to lead the people to a new world.

Crimson Rebirth

Proof of restoring a sword, once broken, to its former glory and power.

Beyond Thirteen

Proof of making the impossible possible by using Eradia to bring the world a 14th day.

Goddess of Death

Proof of defeating 10 Last Ones, exterminating forever 10 different species of monster.

Seed Collector

Proof of a brave warrior who has managed to claim 50 soul seeds from the Chaos.


Proof of building strong bridges to span the depths between continents, making all the world one.

Lizard Lariat

Proof of hunting down more than 30 lizards in the shifting sands of the Dead Dunes.

Novice Craftsman

Proof of upgrading your first accessory. Did you find the experience thrilling?

Queen of the Arena

Proof of achieving victory in the lists of the Battle Arena 10 times.

Novice Swordsmith

Proof of improving your first weapon. Did you make something worthy?

Holy Garb of Destruction

Proof of obtaining the ultimate garb, imbued with destructive magic.

Monster Bane

Proof of mastering all creation and conquering even the Ultimate Lair.

Novice Shieldsmith

Proof of improving your first shield. Use it wisely to guard yourself.

Desert Dragonslayer

Proof of victory over the dragon Aeronite who brought terror to the Dead Dunes.

Expert Craftsman

Proof of upgrading accessories 30 times.

Unearthly Apothecary

Proof of obtaining an elixir. It's so rare that it seems almost a waste to use it, doesn't it?

Expert Swordsmith

Proof of modifying weapons 30 times.

Expert Shieldsmith

Proof of modifying shields 30 times.