Achievements (MAJOR SPOILERS WITHIN)
Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore.
Unlockable How to Unlock Ammo Inventor (25) Successfully invented all possible ammo types. Avid Inventor (10) Successfully invent at least 100 items. Basic Inventor (5) Successfully invent at least one item. Became a Big Daddy (30) The player has become a Big Daddy. Bought One Slot (5) Purchase one slot in any Plasmid or Tonic track. Brass Balls (100) Beat the game on Hard difficulty without using a Vita Chamber. Broke Fontaine's Mind Control (30) The player has broken Fontaine's mind control. Completed Cohen's Masterpiece (30) The player has completed Sander Cohen's great masterpiece. Completed Welcome (10) Successfully complete the Welcome To Rapture Level. Dealt with every Little Sister (40) Either Harvest or Rescue every Little Sister in the game. Defeated Andrew Ryan (30) The player has defeated Andrew Ryan. Defeated Atlas (100) The player has defeated Atlas. Defeated Dr. Steinman (15) The player has defeated the crazed Dr. Steinman. Defeated Peach Wilkins (15) The player has defeated Peach Wilkins. Five Fully Upgraded Weapons (10) Fully upgrade five weapons. Found Cohen's Room (10) The player has entered Sander Cohen's personal quarters. Four Fully Upgraded Weapons (10) Fully upgrade four weapons. Fully Researched Bouncer (10) Fully research the Bouncer. Fully Researched Gun Splicer (10) Fully research the Leadhead Splicer. Fully Researched Houdini Splicer (10) Fully research the Houdini Splicer. Fully Researched Little Sister (10) Fully research the Little Sister. Fully Researched Nitro Splicer (10) Fully research the Nitro Splicer. Fully Researched Rosie (10) Fully research the Rosie. Fully Researched Spider Splicer (10) Fully research the Spider Splicer. Fully Researched Thug Splicer (10) Fully research the Thuggish Splicer. Hacked a Safe (10) Successfully hack a safe. Hacked a Security Bot (10) Successfully hack a security bot. Hacked a Security Camera (10) Successfully hack a security camera. Hacked a Turret (10) Successfully hack a turret. Hacked a Vending Machine (10) Successfully hack a vending machine. Historian (50) Find every audio diary. Irony (10) The player has taken a picture of Sander Cohen's corpse. Little Sister Savior (100) Complete the game without harvesting any Little Sisters. Lucky Winner (10) Hit the jackpot at a slot machine. Maxed All Tracks (50) Purchased every slot in all four Plasmid and Tonic tracks. Maxed One Track (20) Purchased every slot in one of the Plasmid or Tonic tracks. One Fully Upgraded Weapon (5) Fully upgrade one weapon. One Successful Hack (5) Perform at least one successful hack. Prolific Photographer (5) Take at least one photo in every research group. Quality Research Photo (20) Take a Research Photo of the highest grade. Research PhD (20) Max out all possible research. Researched a Splicer (5) Take at least one Research Photo of a Splicer. Restored the Forest (15) The player has restored the forests of Arcadia. Seriously Good At This (40) Complete the game on the hardest difficulty setting. Skilled Hacker (40) Successfully complete 50 hacks. Three Fully Upgraded Weapons (10) Fully upgrade three weapons. Toaster in the Tub (10) Shock an enemy in the water. Tonic Collector (50) Collect or Invent 53 Tonics in the Physical, Engineering and Combat tracks. Two Fully Upgraded Weapons (5) Fully upgrade two weapons. Upgraded a Weapon (5) Acquire at least one weapon upgrade. Weapon Specialist (20) Acquire all upgrades for all weapons.
Depending on how you deal with the Little Sisters throughout the game, you will get a different ending.
Unlockable How to Unlock Ending A Save all the Little Sisters you encounter in the game. Ending B Harvest all the Little Sisters you encounter in the game. Ending C (is very similar to Ending B but with a different tone) Harvest some of the Little Sisters in the game, and save the rest.
Berserker Speed Glitch
Once you hit level 5 and get the Berserk action skill, you can exploit a glitch that will allow you to constantly be able to move as fast as you would if you were going berserk while still being able to use all your weapons normally. 1. Activate the Berserk skill. 2. While Brick is doing the beginning hand animation he does at the beginning of Berserk, quickly hit the Back button to get to your inventory. This will cancel the Berserk prematurely. You must hit the back button before the beginning hand animation ends or it won't have any effect at all besides just canceling out the action skill. 3. If you did it right and you exit out of the inventory, you will walk at running speed and run even faster! To return to normal, just activate the Berserk when it recharges again and wait until the hand animation is done. Once it is, just wait or exit out of Berserk by going to the inventory and it will be set back to normal.
Contributed By: Arnox.
Complete each achievement to receive the specified gamerscore.
Achievement Description 1.21 Gigawatts (25) Kill 25 enemies with shock weapons 12 Days of Pandora (30) Mastered the technology of Pandora And They'll Tell Two Friends (10) Play in a co-op game with either an employee of Gearbox or someone who has this achievement Can't We Get BEYOND Thunderdome? (25) Win an arena match Careful, He Bites (15) Kill 15 enemies with the Hunter's action skill Destroyed the Destroyer (50) Killed the Vault boss Destroyed the Hive (40) Killed the Rakk Hive Ding! Champion (50) Earn level 50 Ding! Expert (20) Earn level 20 Ding! Hardcore (30) Earn level 30 Ding! Newbie (5) Earn level 5 Ding! Novice (10) Earn level 10 Ding! Sleepless (40) Earn level 40 Discovered Crimson Lance Enclave (15) Discover Crimson Lance Enclave Discovered Eridian Promontory (15) Discover Eridian Promontory Discovered Headstone Mine (5) Discover Headstone Mine Discovered Krom's Canyon (10) Discover Krom's Canyon Discovered Skag Gully (5) Discover Skag Gully Discovered Sledge's Safe House (5) Discover Sledge's Safe House Discovered The Scrapyard(10) Discover The Scrapyard Discovered Trash Coast (5) Discover Trash Coast Down in Front! (15) Kill 15 enemies with the Soldier's action skill Duel-icious (15) Win a duel against another player Duelinator (35) Win a duel without taking damage Facemelter (25) Kill 25 enemies with corrosive weapons Fence (25) Sell 50 guns to a shop Fully Loaded (10) Rescue enough Claptraps to earn 42 inventory slots Get A Little Blood on the Tires (20) Kill 25 enemies by ramming them with any vehicle Group LF Healer (25) Rescue a groupmate from death in a co-op game Made in Fyrestone (15) Complete all missions in the Arid Badlands Made in New Haven (20) Complete all missions in the Rust Commons Master Exploder (15) Kill 25 enemies with explosive weapons My Brother is an Italian Plumber (15) Kill an enemy by stomping on its head Paid in Fyrestone (5) Complete 5 missions in the Arid Badlands Paid in New Haven (10) Complete 5 missions in the Rust Commons Pandora-dog Millionaire (50) Earn $1,000,000 Pyro (25) Kill 25 enemies with incendiary weapons Reckless Abandon (15) Kill 15 enemies with the Berserker's action skill Rootinest, Tootinest, Shootinest (10) Kill 5 Rakk in under 10 seconds Speedy McSpeederton (10) Race around the Ludicrous Speedway in under 31 seconds There are some who call me...Tim (25) Equip a class mod for your character There's No "I" In "Team" (30) Complete 15 missions in co-op Truly Outrageous (15) Kill an enemy with the Siren's action skill United We Stand (35) Defeated the Rakk Hive, the Vault Boss, Sledge, Krom, or Flynt in a co-op game Wanted: Flynt (30) Killed Flynt Wanted: Krom (20) Killed Krom Wanted: Sledge (10) Killed Sledge Weapon Aficionado (20) Reach proficiency level 10 with any weapon type You call this archaeology? (20) Apply an elemental artifact You're on a boat! (15) I bet you never thought you'd be here.
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Cheats
*There are 15 secret achievements. show
Achievement Description Value ...and Practice Build a Workshop. 10 A Continental Fellow Win the game from each of the 5 starting locations. 50 Ain't No Cavalry Comin' Have a soldier survive every mission in a full game. 50 All Employees Must Wash Hands... In a single game, complete every Autopsy. 10 All Together Now Get satellite coverage over every country on one continent. 10 And Hell's Coming With Me (secret) Successfully assault an Overseer UFO. 10 And So It Begins... Complete the tutorial mission. 15 Angel of Death (secret) Kill an alien while flying. Single player only. 10 As A Scalpel Earn the "Excellent" rating in every performance category on a terror mission. 25 Bada Boom Kill 50 aliens with explosive weapons. 10 Beyond the Veil (secret) Find a soldier with the Gift. 10 Combat Ready Build an item. 5 Drums in the Deep Gain access to the lowest level in your base. 10 Earth First Beat the game on Classic difficulty. 60 Edison In a single game, complete every Research Project. 25 Eye in the Sky Launch a Satellite. 5 Flight of the Valkyries (secret) Win a mission with an all-female squad. Single player only. 10 Happy to Oblige Fulfill a Council request. 15 Humanity's Savior Beat the game on any difficulty. 30 Hunter/Killer In a single game, shoot down one of each alien craft. 15 Lone Wolf Clear a UFO crash site with one soldier on Classic or Impossible difficulty. 20 Man No More Build a suit of powered armor. 10 Meet New People. Then Kill Them. (secret) Win a multiplayer match. 25 No Looking Back Beat the game in Ironman mode on Classic or Impossible difficulty. 100 Off My Planet (secret) Recover the Hyperwave Beacon. 25 On the Shoulders of Giants (secret) Build the Gollop Chamber. 10 One Gun at a Time Staff the Engineering Department with 80 engineers 20 Oppenheimer Staff the Research Labs with 80 scientists. 20 Our Finest Hour Beat the game on Impossible difficulty. 90 Pale Horse Kill 500 aliens. 50 Poison Control (secret) Cure poison on five soldiers in a single mission. Single player only. 10 Prisoner of War (secret) Capture a live alien. 10 Ride the Lightning (secret) Build a Firestorm. 10 See All, Know All (secret) Build the Hyperwave Relay. 10 Shooting Stars Shoot down 40 UFOs. 35 Skunkworks In a single game, complete every Foundry project. 20 Tables Turned Shoot down a UFO. 10 The Gatekeeper (secret) Stun an Outsider. 10 The Hardest Road Advance one of your soldiers to Colonel rank. 10 The Volunteer (secret) Make contact with the Ethereal hive mind. 10 Theory... Build a Laboratory. 10 Up and Running Build a base facility. 5 We Happy Few Complete a mission without losing a soldier. 10 Welcoming Committee Kill 150 aliens. 20 Wet Work Complete a Very Hard abduction mission in five turns or less on Classic or Impossible difficulty. 10 What Wonders Await Complete a Research Project. 5 Worth Every Penny Acquire 1000 credits in one month. 20 X Marks the Spot (secret) Uncover the alien base's location. 10 Xavier (secret) Mind Control an Ethereal. Single player only. 10 You Have 5 Seconds to Comply Build a S.H.I.V. 10
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Special Hero Units
By manually changing the name(s) of your soldiers in the barracks, you can give them added bonuses and abilities, Please note this only works on Rookies, not any other promoted soldier: - Sid Meier (Support) - Otto Zander (Assault) - Joe Kelly (Heavy) - Ken Levine (Sniper) WARNING: Using this name-enhancing easter-egg/secret will disable Achievements.
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