• Glitch: Use Mako on Therum Mini-Boss Fight

    It is possible to take the Mako through the gap in between the two rocks, where you are supposed to get out and travel on foot. Drive in to the gap, then from inside the gap drive up the left rock, until you are completely on your side, wedged between both rocks. Slowly inch forward and use boosts to slide through the gap.

    The geth and the walkers (the mini boss fight after the video) will not attack the Mako, and they die after only a couple of cannon shots.

    Contributed By: ErekChee.

  • Have ANY character equip ANY armor even without training!!!

    Potential of Glitch: You could have Kaiden (normaly a light armor only character) Wearing Krogan Heavy Armor!!!! Preparation: 1) First, you have to have the armor you want to equip in your inventory... 2) Then make sure that you have more armor upgrades(ex: Combat Exoskeleton IX) than armors. 3) Count, from the bottom of the armor list, up until you have highlighted the armor you want to equip. Remember that number. 4) Press " X " to go to the upgrades then.... Here is where the glitch is performed... 5) This part must be executed very fast, almost instantly, but not quite... Press and HOLD " Y " then hit " A " in that order. DO NOT press them simultaneously. Normally this would turn the upgrade into Omni-Gel, but since you HELD DOWN THE " Y " BUTTON, and tapped " A " very quickly... the game glitches!! 6) If done correctly... you will here the salvage sound, then a Prompt Screen pops up asking "Are sure you want to reduce to Omni-Gel..." Press " B " so you DO NOT salvage your upgrade. 7) You should see a lot of armor upgrades with duplicated info. (info located just to the left of item) 8) Once again go to the bottom and count up to the number you found earlier... 9) Press " A " to equip and enjoy!!!!!

    Contributed By: N3W8Y.


  • Character Benefit Unlockables

    You have to attain certain achievements to gain benefits on future plays through the game. Simply do the achievement to gain it.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    +10% Experience BonusComplete 75% of Game
    +10% Hardening BonusComplete 75% of Game with Ashley in Squad
    +10% Health BonusKill 150 Organic Beings
    +10% Shield BonusKill 250 Synthetics
    +25% Marksman Cooldown BonusAttain 150 Kills with Pistol
    +5% Experience BonusReach 50th level with one character
    10% Reduced Cooldown for Barrier and StasisComplete 75% of Game with Liara in Squad
    10% Reduced Cooldown for Lift and ThrowComplete 75% of Game with Kaiden in Squad
    10% Reduced Cooldown for Overload and DampingComplete 75% of Game with Garrusin Squad
    10% Reduced Cooldown for Sabotage and AI HackingComplete 75% of Game with Tali in Squad
    10% Shield IncreaseSustain More Shield Damage than Health Damage on One Playthrough
    5% Increase in Weapon DamageComplete the Game Twice on any Difficulty
    Assault Rifle Skill for New CharactersAttain 150 Kills with Assault Rifle
    Barrier Skill for New CharactersUse Barrier 75 Times
    Decryption Skill for New CharactersUse Sabotage 75 Times
    Electronics Skill for New CharactersUse Overload 75 Times
    First Aid Skill for New CharactersUse 150 Medi-gel
    Hacking Skill for New CharactersUse AI Hacking 75 Times
    Lift Skill (for non-biotics)Use Lift 75 Times
    Medicine Skill for New CharactersUse Neural Hacking 75 Times
    Regenerate 1 Health per SecondComplete 75% of Game with Wrex in Squad
    Shielding Skill for New CharactersUse Dampening 75 Times
    Shotgun Skill for New CharactersAttain 150 Kills with Shotgun
    Sniper Rifle Skill for New CharactersAttain 150 Kills with Sniper Rifle
    Spectre Grade Weapons for PurchaseAttain 1,000,000 Credits in your Wallet.
    Statis Skill for New CharactersUse Statis 75 Times
    Throw Skill for New CharactersUse Throw 75 Times
    Unlocks "Singularity" skill for future charactersUse "Singularity" 75 times
    Warp Skill for New CharactersUse Warp 75 Times
  • DLC Achievements

    Complete each achievement to receive the allotted gamerscore.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Best of the Best (50)Take first place in 12 combat scenarios on Pinnacle Station
    New Sheriff in Town (50)Take first place in any combat scenario on Pinnacle Station
    Undisputed (50)Complete Ahern's survival mission

    Contributed By: Guard Master.

  • Downloadable Content Achievements

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Colonial Savior (50)Complete the Bring Down the Sky mission.

    Contributed By: ShinChuck.

  • Unlockable Gamer Pics

    Completing the game on the Hardcore and Insanity difficulties will unlock 2 special gamer pics for use on your profile.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    "N7" Gamer PicGain the Medal of Valor achievement
    Saren Gamer PicGain the Distinguished Combat Medal achievement

    Contributed By: thebigshow17.

  • Unlockables

    Complete the game on Normal to unlock the secrets

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Hardcore ModeComplete the game once
    Insane DifficultyBeat the game on the Hardcore difficulty without changing the difficulty
    New Game +Start a New Game, then select to use existing Career. You'll be playing with your older character (with all items and skills intact)

    Contributed By: Zweihanderhero and Harvest Master.


  • Achievements

    Complete each of the following achievements below to get the allotted gamerscore.

    AI Hacking Specialist (15)Use AI Hacking 75 times.
    Asari Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the asari squad member.
    Assault Rifle Expert (15)Register 150 Assault Rifle Kills.
    Barrier Mastery (15)Use biotic Barrier 75 times.
    Charismatic (10)Use Charm or Intimidate to resolve an impossible situation.
    Completionist (25)Complete the majority of the game.
    Council Legion of Merit (25)Complete Virmire.
    Damping Specialist (15)Use Damping Field 75 times.
    Distinguished Combat Medal (25)Complete 1 Mass Effect playthrough on the Hardcore difficulty setting.
    Distinguished Service Medal (25)Complete Eden Prime.
    Dog of War (25)Register 150 organic enemy kills.
    Extreme Power Gamer (50)Reach 60th level with one character.
    First Aid Specialist (15)Use medi-gel 150 times.
    Geth Hunter (25)Register 250 Synthetic enemy kills.
    Honorarium of Corporate Service (25)Complete Noveria.
    Krogan Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the Krogan squad member.
    Lift Mastery (15)Use biotic Lift 75 times.
    Long Service Medal (25)Complete 2 Mass Effect Playthroughs on any setting.
    Medal of Exploration (50)Land on an uncharted world.
    Medal of Heroism (25)Complete Feros.
    Medal of Honor (100)Complete 1 Mass Effect Playthrough on any setting.
    Medal of Valor (50)Complete 1 Mass Effect playthrough on the Insanity difficulty setting.
    Neural Shock Specialist (15)Use Neural Shock 75 times.
    Overlord Specialist (15)Use Shield Overload 75 times.
    Paragon (15)Accumulate 75% of total Paragon points.
    Paramour (10)Complete any romance subplot.
    Pistol Expert (10)Register 150 Pistol Kills.
    Power Gamer (20)Reach 50th level with one character.
    Quarian Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the quarian squad member.
    Renegade (15)Accumulate 75% of total Renegade points.
    Rich (25)Exceed 1,000,000 Credits.
    Sabotage Specialist (15)Use Sabotage 75 times.
    Scholar (25)Find all primary Aliens: Council Races, Extinct Races and Non-Council Races codex entries.
    Search and Rescue (10)Locate Dr. TíSoni in the Artemis Tau cluster.
    Sentinal Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the Alliance sentinel squad member.
    Shotgun Expert (15)Register 150 Shotgun Kills.
    Singularity Mastery (15)Use biotic Singularity 75 times.
    Sniper Expert (15)Register 150 Sniper Rifle Kills.
    Soldier Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the Alliance soldier squad member.
    Spectre Inductee (15)Become a Spectre.
    Stasis Mastery (15)Use biotic Stasis 75 times.
    Tactician (25)Complete playthrough with shield damage greater than health damage.
    Throw Mastery (15)Use biotic Throw 75 times.
    Turian Ally (20)Complete the majority of the game with the turian squad member.
    Warp Mastery (15)Use biotic Warp 75 times.

    Contributed By: Crazy Jezus.

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