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                          XBOX 360 ACHIEVEMENT GUIDE V. 1.05
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                                      By: neeker
                               Gamertag: Optimus Neeker
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    1.  Contact Information
    2.  Introduction
    3.  Getting Started
    4.  Achievements: Moves & Combos
    5.  Achievements: Arcade Mode
    6.  Achievements: Challenge Mode
    7.  Achievements: Multiplayer Mode
    8.  Achievements: Miscellaneous
    Version history
    Hi, I'm Lestor Wong. I post on GameFAQ.com/ GameSpot.com by the username 
    Feedback for this document can be directed to lestor underscore wong at yahoo 
    dot com. You may check out my other works here:
    Street Fighter IV is a difficult game for achievement-hunting. The CPU is 
    unforgiving, and the person you fight online always seem to be that one second 
    faster than you, chaining you all over the place before you could react. This 
    guide is made from the viewpoint of a Street Fighter newbie, so that even a 
    player who's not that skilful can also unlock some of the achievements in the 
    I reckon you'd need to be extremely skilful to unlock the whole lot, but if 
    this guide can help people to unlock at least 50% of the points, I'd consider 
    it to be a great achievement itself. Personally, I'm aiming to unlock 700G for 
    this game before I call it quits. I know I'm not skilful enough to do the 
    rest. Nevertheless, I'll list the requirements and tips from various sources 
    that I've gathered to help you in your quest.
    Before we start, there are a few things that you need to know. 
    I'd strongly recommend getting a fight stick to play this game. It's not 
    essential, as I've played with some very skilful players who chain attacks for 
    fun with the Xbox 360 controller, but if you aren't particularly strong in the 
    game, a fight stick will help you tremendously, if only to perform those pesky
    super/ ultra combos. 
    Personally, I use a Hori EX2 (unbadged) stick. It's not a "pro" stick and it's 
    certainly not the best out there, but it's cheap and it works. Check out 
    Gamespot.com's Arcade Stick Comparison if you want to have a read on what's 
    Take a look on your computer's keyboard. Note that numbers pad that's usually 
    on the right of the keyboard, which is displayed as below:
                                     7  8  9
                                     4  5  6
                                     1  2  3
    Imagine these numbers around your joystick/ left analog stick/ d-pad. I'll use 
    them to depict the direction of some moves. For example, to perform Ryu's 
    Hadouken (fireball), you'd need to execute 236 + any punch. By 236, I mean 
    down, down right, right. 
    I'll use short form througout the guide for button commands. The following are 
    the list:
    L - Light
    M - Medium
    H - Heavy
    P - Punch
    K - Kick
    + - One action following another
    / - Buttons must be pressed together
    So, a HK basically means "heavy kick". A 236 + HP means the above direction 
    followed by a heavy punch. LP/MP/HP means you need to press all three punch 
    buttons together.
    I don't suggest you play this way when you're online, but when fighting the 
    CPU, you may consider using the following characters to gain an upper hand.
    Dhalsim:  His HP, HK and MK have good range, so you can simply spam these 
              buttons and most of the time, you should hit your opponent before 
              they could respond on the easier difficulty levels. 
    Zangief:  His Double Lariat (LP/MP/HP) move is the cheapest of the lot. In 
              fact, you'll use this move a lot as it quickens the process of 
              unlocking several achievements.
    Blanka:   Rapidly pressing the MP button will execute his Electric Thunder 
              move. When an enemy jump towards you, he/ she will be toasted.
    E-Honda:  Rapidly pressing any punch button will execute his hundred slaps 
              move. It's the perfect stress reliever as you get to slap your 
              opponent repeatedly while shouting "yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah"! 
    Chun-Li:  Works similarly to E-Honda's move, but instead of pressing punch, 
              rapidly press any kick button.
    The Street Fighter series emphasizes a lot on moves and combos. It's therefore 
    not a surprise that there are several achievements relating to using these 
    Description: Perform 100 Special Moves
    A special move is, well, a special move that's signature to the character 
    you're using. Ryu and his fireball, Sagat with his uppercut and E. Honda with 
    his flying headbutt are some examples. You'd need to perform such moves 100 
    times, cumulatively with any character, to unlock this achievement. You do not 
    need to hit an opponent successfully with the move to add towards the count. 
    You should get this after about 30 minutes of playing normally. If you find it 
    difficult to execute these moves, consider using Zangief and his Double Lariat 
    (LP/MP/HP), or Blanka with his Electric Thunder (rapidly tap MP). These two 
    are the easiest special moves in the game.
    Description: Perform 100 EX Special Moves
    When fighting, when you land a hit on an opponent, and when you're hit, the 
    four-square meter underneath the screen (in light blue) will begin to fill. 
    This is the EX bar. Once a square is filled, it starts flashing, meaning you 
    can execute an EX special move. 
    Not all special moves has an EX-factor. You may want to check the command list 
    of the character you're using to find out which are the ones has an EX-effect. 
    They're highlighted by a blue asterisk in the command list within the game.
    To perform a EX move, do a special move normally. Instead of pressing just one 
    button (either a punch or a kick), press two buttons (either punch or kick). 
    For example, when executing Ryu's fireball, do a 236 + MP/HP. The fireball 
    that shoots out won't be in the normal flashing white/ blue color. Instead, 
    it'll be in red/ orange. It also does more damage than a normal special move. 
    Once this is executed, the flashing light blue square in the EX bar will be 
    There's a way to get this achievement easily without worrying about yout EX 
    bar though. In Challenge Mode, play Normal Survival Level 1. There are eight 
    fights in this challenge, and all the enemies are rather slow. The key here, 
    however, is that this level gives you an unlimited EX bar. Meaning, you can 
    keep spamming EX attacks without the light blue square being emptied. You can 
    therefore keep replaying the level (click "Retry" once you've completed it) 
    while spamming EX moves until you unlock this achievement. 
    Description: Perform 100 Successful Focus Attacks
    To execute a focus attack, hold MP+MK until your character does a slow-motion, 
    powerful attack. When this attack connects successfully, the character 
    graphics will change to the very cool brush-styled drawings. The achievement 
    requires "successful" attacks, so you must actually hit the opponent with the 
    attack. One good way to continuously chain this is to stand near to the an 
    opponent, do the move, and then immediately do it again when the opponent is 
    standing up again. 
    Description: Perform 1000 Super Combo Moves
    I'd suggest using Ryu for this achievement. His super and ultra combo moves 
    are very easy to connect. To do the super combo with Ryu, execute a 236 + 236 
    + P (any punch). However, in order to do this, your EX bar must be fully 
    filled up. You'll see the word "SUPER" by the side of the bar, indicating that 
    you can do a super combo move. 
    As with "EX-cellent Master", you can do this in Normal Survival Level 1 due to 
    the unlimited EX bar. Simply keep spamming the move until the achievement pops 
    Description: Perform 50 Super Combo Finishes
    A super combo finish means that you actually KO an opponent with a super combo 
    move. When this happens, the background will flash and the screen will show 
    the words "SUPER COMBO FINISH!". You should be getting these finishes when 
    spamming the super combo move in Normal Survival Level 1. 
    Description: Perform 100 Ultra Combo Moves
    To do the ultra combo with Ryu, execute a execute a 236 + 236 + LP/MP/HP (all 
    three punch buttons). When successfully done, an animation will show up. For 
    Ryu, it'd be a close-up of him charging up an extremely powerful fireball, 
    and he'll shout "Metsu! Hadouken!". This move is insanely powerful, and will 
    reduce your opponent's health by at least 40%. To use it, however, you must 
    be hit by an opponent until the circular meter (the "revenge", ultra meter) 
    beside your EX bar begin to flash in red and yellow. 
    Nevertheless, you can do this in Normal Survival Level 1, again! This is 
    because apart from the unlimited EX bar, this level also has an unlimited 
    ultra meter. Talk about convenience. Simply keep repeating this move until 
    the achievement unlocks.
    Description: Perform 50 Ultra Combo Finishes
    An ultra combo finish means that you actually KO an opponent with an ultra 
    combo move. When this happens, the background will flash and the screen will 
    show the words "ULTRA COMBO FINISH!". You should be getting these finishes 
    when spamming the ultra combo move in Normal Survival Level 1. 
    SUNNY DAZE (40)
    Description: Perform 365 Flashy Background Finishes
    A "flashy background finish" refers to either super combo or ultra combo 
    finish. The background flashes when you KO an opponent with either moves. Do 
    365 of such KOs, and you'll unlock this achievement. 
    Without sounding like a broken record, do this in Normal Survival Level 1. 
    I managed to do all 365 in three evenings (about 100+ a night), for the 
    Description: Achieve 10 Perfect Victories
    This is not exactly a move and combo, but when doing the super/ ultra combos 
    in Normal Survival Level 1, you should achieve perfect victories (i.e., you're 
    not being hit even once by the opponent) easily by just spamming the combos. 
    If you want to get it fast, you can also boost with a friend and get him to 
    stand there for 10 games for your punching pleasure. 
    Description: Perform 10 Personal Actions
    A personal action works like a taunt. You execute it by holding HP+HK. Either 
    do this in Normal Survival Level 1 (duh!), or do it with a friend. You can 
    taunt 10 times in one round of 30 seconds to unlock it.
    Arcade is the story mode of Street Fighter IV. There are a number of achieve-
    ments that you can unlock when playing this mode.
    ARCADE RAT (20)
    Description: Clear Arcade Mode with one character on medium or higher 
    Complete Arcade Mode without switching character on the required difficulty. 
    You can lose a fight and use continue to replay, but you must stick with the 
    same character. 
    See "World Champion" for an easy tip to get this.
    Description: Clear Arcade Mode without using a continue on medium or higher 
    Since you can't use a continue, it basically means you can switch character 
    See "World Champion" for an easy tip to get this.
    Description: Clear Arcade Mode on the Hardest difficulty.
    You can lose a fight, use continues, and switch character. This will unlock 
    as long as you beat the game on the "hardest" difficulty. After fighting 
    Seth, you'll usually have to fight Akuma to end the campaign. 
    Now, an easy way to unlock all the above three achievements in ONE PLAY-
    THROUGH. Remember Zangief and his Double Lariat? It's your key to victory 
    here. Even on hardest, the CPU seems to have no clue about handling this move. 
    To make things easier, use the following settings:
    Rounds:    1
    Time:      30 Seconds
    From here, just engage and spam LP/MP/HP all the way through. You'd probably 
    get some perfects along the way. If you happen to meet a Zangief-killer (like, 
    Cammy), just land a couple of hits and block all the way so that you get a 
    judgment (time-out victory). With only 30 seconds on the clock, each round 
    ends in a breeze anyway. 
    Seth, the usual "boss" character, may prove to be a slight problem. You can 
    try jumping and kicking, but it's really just easier to just duck and spam 
    Double Lariat as usual. Once his health is low enough, block until time is out 
    for the judgment victory. If he sucks you towards you, jump and do a HK. This 
    usually allows you to get out of his "sucking range". Seth teleports a lot 
    too, so be careful and stand alert on his whereabouts. Some of his attacks 
    are unblockable, so just bear with it and hope for the time-out win. It 
    shouldn't be a big problem to beat him in one attempt. 
    After Seth, you should face Akuma (unless you're so good that Gouken appears, 
    but that's another achievement altogether). Akuma is just another regular dude 
    that falls to the might of the Double Lariat. 
    Once Akuma is defeated, you'd have completed hardest difficulty without using 
    a single continuing, and without switching character. All the three achieve-
    ments will unlock concurrently, hooray.
    Description: Unlock all Characters
    This is an extremely time-consuming achievement. There are 25 characters in 
    the game, 16 are unlocked at the beginning, six are unlocked by completing 
    Arcade with specific characters, and three are boss freaks that require very 
    specific circumstances to unlock.
    These characters can be unlocked on any difficulty. I'd suggest doing it on 
    "Easiest". The requirements stated below are for this easiest difficulty. 
    First off, the 16 starting roster:
    Crimson Viper 
    El Fuerte
    Next, the six additional characters:
    Feilong  ->  Complete Arcade with Abel
    Cammy    ->  Complete Arcade with Crimson Viper
    Sakura   ->  Complete Arcade with Ryu
    Rose     ->  Complete Arcade with M.Bison
    Dan      ->  Complete Arcade with Sakura
    Gen      ->  Complete Arcade with Chun-Li
    Now, the three bosses:
    Akuma    ->  - The six additional characters must be unlocked
                 - Complete Arcade with any character
                 - Replay Arcade with this character
                 - Get at least one perfect victory during replay 
                 - Do not use a single continue during replay
                 - Defeat Akuma (who *should* appears after Seth)
    Gouken   ->  - Complete Arcade with any character
                 - Complete Arcade with Akuma (?)
                 - Replay Arcade with any character
                 - Get at least one perfect victory during replay
                 - Get at least two ultra combo finishes during replay
                 - Do not use a single continue during replay
                 - Defeat Gouken (who *should* appear after Seth)
    Seth     ->  - Complete Arcade with the first 22 characters
                 - Complete Arcade with Akuma
                 - Complete Arcade with Gouken
    Now, the easy way to do the above.
    The key characters to use are Zangief and Dhalsim. 
    Zangief's key skill is once again Double Lariat. For Dhalsim, simply spam 
    HP, MK and HK. His limbs are long enough to allow you to hit opponents from 
    range without having to execute any special attacks.
    Using either character, set Arcade to the following:
    Rounds:      1
    Time:        30 Seconds
    Difficulty:  Easiest
    Play through Arcade with both characters, and complete them. Then, replay with 
    either of them. When you reach Seth (final boss), deliberately die. You'll be 
    given the chance to continue. Do so, and switch to another character that you 
    want to complete Arcade mode with. For illustration's sake, we'll switch to 
    Ryu now. 
    Defeat Seth with Ryu, and the game will consider that you've completed Arcade 
    mode with Ryu, therefore unlocking Sakura in the process. There's no need to 
    complete every fight with Ryu, just the final fight. 
    The reason I suggest using Zangief and Dhalsim clearing Arcade mode is because 
    you can clear the rounds very quickly by spamming their easy-to-execute moves. 
    There's no need to remember difficult combos. In the case of Dhalsim, simply 
    pressing the basic buttons will bring you all the way to Seth without major 
    Do the same for all starting characters. You'll unlock some additional charac-
    ters along the way. Remember there are 16 starting characters to complete. 
    Now, do the same for the unlocked additional characters. Some of them unlock 
    more additional characters. Repeat Zangief/ Dhalsim till Seth and die process 
    for all these six additional characters. 
    Seth should be the only opponent that will give you any problems, if at all. 
    For most characters, the easy way to defeat Seth is to:
    - do a diagonal jump forward, followed by a HK
    - once landed, spam HK a few times
    - jump back, hold/ block as necessary (Seth uses Sonic Boom)
    - rinse and repeat
    - Seth has an attack that sucks you towards him, do a jump and HK to escape 
    - Seth teleports frequently, make sure you get hold of his whereabouts
    - Seth has an unblockable super/ ultra combo that sends you flying through 
      the room
    - repeat HK as often as you can
    For Zangief, you should just spam Double Lariat. 
    For Balrog, squat and do a HP when Seth approaches. Jump/ block to avoid his 
    Now that 22 characters are completed, replay Arcade again with either Zangief 
    or Dhalsim. This time, ensure that:
    - you do not use a single continue
    - you score at least one perfect victory
    Akuma should appear after Seth. Defeat him, and he'll be unlocked.
    You should now complete Arcade Mode with Akuma. I'm not sure whether you can 
    use the same method with him, but it's easy to complete the story with Akuma 
    anyway. Don't even bother using any special attacks. Just spam his HK (which 
    is very fast and vicious) throughout and the enemies will fall by the wayside. 
    Now, replay Arcade Mode with Ryu, and change settings to:
    Rounds:      1
    Time:        60 Seconds
    Difficulty:  Easiest
    For the first round, try your best to get a perfect. Spamming fireballs and 
    HKs help a lot. 
    For the second to fourth round, hit your opponent until his/ her health is 
    down to about 20-30%. Do not attack now, and let the opponent hit you until 
    your ultra meter flashes. Do a ultra combo finish to KO him/ her. You must get 
    at least three ultra combo finishes.
    After fighting Seth (remember: you can't use continues), Gouken should appear. 
    Defeat him with the usual HK attacks and he'll be unlocked. Changing time to 
    60 seconds is to give you more time to build the ultra meter.
    Now, play Arcade Mode with Gouken. Change settings back to:
    Rounds:      1
    Time:        30 Seconds
    Difficulty:  Easiest
    The usual HK spams throughout should be sufficient. Once you defeat Seth with 
    Gouken, Seth will unlock, together with the very precious 20G. If everything 
    goes well, the above would take you about three hours to achieve.
    Description: Clear Arcade Mode with all characters on medium or higher 
    Use the Zangief method to reach Seth, die deliberately and switch character to 
    the one you desire. Defeat Seth similarly using time-out. It's obviously easily 
    said than done, since medium difficulty is still rather challenging for the un-
    initiated (like yours truly). I've completed eight characters at this point in 
    time, and the fights against Seth have been a torrid experience. My advice is 
    to stay calm and hold your ground instead of going in all out, since Seth 
    counters jump kicks with dragon punches. 
    Note the achievement requires all characters, so the likes of Akuma, Gouken and 
    Seth must also be completed. I'm not sure who Seth will fight if you play as 
    him throughout, but I used the Zangief method and Seth ended up fighting him-
    self in the end. 
    Description: Defeat Gouken and clear Arcade Mode on the hardest difficulty 
    I've unlocked this one, and it appears that for Gouken to appear, you'd need to:
    - achieve at least three ultra combo finishes
    - achieve at least one perfect
    - no continues
    Using Zangief seems to be the easiest way to get this. As usual, spin your 
    way through to wear down the opponent's health. Then, deliberately get hit to 
    build up the ultra meter. Unleash the ultra attack (632147896 + 632147896 + 
    LP/MP/HP) and you're good to go. This one is a bit tricky to connect, so I'd 
    suggest that you:
    - plug in a second controller
    - press "start" on the second controller if you miss it to bail yourself out
    - finish off the dummy game anyway you see fit
    - retry
    NovaLevossida adds that the easiest way to connect Zangief's ultra combo is 
    to "... use the focus attacks (MP/LP). When the attack connects, it will stun 
    the opponent. If you immediately enter the input for the super/ ultra, it will 
    grab the opponent while he's stunned and do the move. Since you're using the 
    focus attack, you won't waste meter trying to grab a jumping opponent, but it 
    can missed if you enter the input too slow and the opponent falls down. 
    Nevertheless, this is probably the easiest method for people who don't play 
    I managed to unlock this by with the following settings:
    Rounds:      1
    Time:        60 Seconds
    Difficulty:  Hardest
    Feel free to up the time limit if you need more time to build the ultra meter.
    This set of achievements are the hardest to unlock in my opinion. Challenge 
    Mode epitomizes the unforgiving difficulty level that Street Fighter IV has. 
    I wish you all the best in your quest if you want these points.
    Description: Clear a challenge in Challenge Mode
    Complete Level 1 of Normal Survival or Time Attack, and this will unlock. I'd 
    suggest Time Attack, since you'd only need to win four rounds to complete the 
    Description: Clear Normal Survival in Challenge Mode
    In Survival, you get one life to fight through several rounds in several 
    levels. Normal Survival has 20 rounds for your fighting (dis)pleasure. Each 
    level has different conditions. For example, Level 1 gives you unlimited EX 
    and ultra meters. There are some tricky ones that mask the opponents' health 
    bars, requires you to fight without using special attacks and gives 2X attack 
    damage to your opponents. They're generally ok if you use the Zangief method 
    to spin your way through. 
    To complete a level, note the win quota before the level starts. For example, 
    to win Level 1, you'd need 4 wins, even though the level has eight rounds. 
    Getting four wins is enough to unlock the next level, but achieving eight will 
    give you a gold medal for the level. 
    This challenge can become frustrating because some of them can go on as 
    long as 25 rounds.
    PS: At this point in time, I'm stuck at Level 20 for this challenge.
    Description: Clear Hard Survival in Challenge Mode
    There are five levels in Hard Survival, and they requires 10 or more wins. 
    The opponents are also tougher to fight. 
    I reckon you could still spin your way through with Zangief, but you may need 
    to exercise more caution when it comes to defending.
    Description: Clear Normal Time Attack in Challenge Mode
    Time Attack works like this: you're given x amount of time before the level 
    starts. You're told how many seconds will be added if you win a round, and 
    how many rounds you need to win before it begins. You get more time if you 
    perform super and ultra combo moves, and win with perfect health. As with 
    Survival, each level also has different requirements. 
    This challenge is quite easy, but the difficulty steps up in the mid-10s. 
    You'll usually find most enemies easy to fight with Zangief, but beware of 
    Cammy's Spiral Arrow. The CPU spams this regularly, and Double Lariat cannot 
    reach her since it's a low attack. 
    There are 20 levels in this challenge.
    One of the challenges (I think it's Level 14) requires you to complete without 
    using special moves. This means that you can't use Double Lariat. I'd suggest 
    using a character you're comfortable with, so that you can dish out super/ 
    ultra combos. If you can time Zangief's moves well, use him because his normal 
    punches and kicks dish out some hefty damages anyway.
    In one of the later challenges (Level 18?), there's only one round to fight. 
    You'll face Zangief and he's a beefed up version. Continue spinning lariats 
    and you should be fine.
    The last level pits you against 25 opponents (i.e., the full roster). In this 
    challenge, you start with full EX and ultra meters. Make use of them wisely to 
    finish the fights quickly. Cammy, the Zangief-killer, appears in Round 7. If 
    you can get past her, you should be fine since the rest of the enemies can all 
    be swept aside with lariats.
    SPEED KING (20)
    Description: Clear Hard Time Attack in Challenge Mode
    There are five levels in Hard Time Attack. As with Survival, you'd need to 
    defend more. Try not to think about the time. If you lose the fight, timing 
    doesn't matter anyway. Again, Zangief seems to be your best bet. 
    Description: Clear Normal Trial in Challenge Mode
    See "No Challenge Too Hard".
    Description: Clear Hard Trial in Challenge Mode
    In Trial mode, you've to complete every character's trial missions. These are 
    highly skill-based, and are definitely way out of my league. Since this 
    challenge is character-specific, you'll also have to unlock all characters 
    to unlock the trials of those locked players. These two must be the hardest 
    achievements to get in this game...
    Description: Earn Gold Medals in all Challenges
    ... until you see this achievement. Yes, gold medal for every single 
    challenge. That means 100 levels to complete with perfection. You'd have to 
    agree that this takes practice and patience more than anything. There's no 
    easy way of unlocking this one.
    Description: Clear all challenges in Challenge Mode
    You'd need to complete:
    - 20 Normal Survival (bronze medal minimum)
    - 20 Normal Time Attack (bronze medal minimum)
    - 5 Hard Survival (bronze medal minimum)
    - 5 Hard Time Attack (bronze medal minimum)
    - 25 Normal Trial (one for each character, bronze medal minimum)
    - 25 Hard Trial (one for each character, bronze medal minimum)
    Total 100 missions. 
    Street Fighter IV has tons of multiplayer achievements. There's no reason why 
    you couldn't unlock them all if you find a friend to boost them with. The only 
    hindrance here is time, since you'd need lots of it to get that elusive 500th  
    match played.
    Description: Win 1 Ranked Match
    See "Playing to Win!".
    Description: Win 3 Ranked Matches in a Row
    See "Playing to Win!".
    I GOT NEXT! (30)
    Description: Win 5 Ranked Matches in a Row
    See "Playing to Win!".
    PLAYING TO WIN! (50)
    Description: Win 10 Ranked Matches in a Row
    Ranked matches in Street Fighter IV are easy to boost with a friend. Both of 
    you should be on chat (party/ private, it doesn't matter). You should then 
    host a game with unpopular settings, for example:
    Type:      Ranked 
    Rounds:    1
    Time:      30 Seconds
    Language:  Deutsche
    Your friend can now do a Custom search using the above settings. The chance of 
    finding each other is very high. Moreover, if someone other than your friend 
    joins your session, you'll get the option to kick the player, making it 
    impossible not to play with your friend. 
    Once in session, just win 10 games in a row to unlock all the above. Return 
    the favor when you're done.
    WAY OF THE FIST (10)
    Description: Win 5 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    See "10 Years Too Late".
    Description: Win 10 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    See "10 Years Too Late".
    10 YEARS TOO EARLY (20)
    Description: Win 50 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    See "10 Years Too Late".
    10 YEARS TOO LATE (50)
    Description: Win 100 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    From the above settings, continue to play with your friend. It's up to you how 
    you'd want to trade the wins. Just keep fighting until both of you unlock the 
    You can check your online progress by using the "Player Data" option in the 
    menu. It'll show you how many games you've played online, and how many you've 
    won. It's pretty handy to track the wins as it gets boring.
    Description: Play 100 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    See "Proof of Battle".
    Description: Play 200 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    See "Proof of Battle".
    Description: Play 500 Xbox Live Battles (Ranked or Player)
    It doesn't matter if you win or lose, these achievements will unlock as long 
    as you play the games. You could obviously boost this with a friend on single, 
    30-seconds round to speed up the process, but this one will definitely take 
    some time.
    LOBBYIST (10)
    Description: Create 10 Multiplayer Lobbies
    Simply go to the "Xbox Live" option in the menu, and select "Create" to open 
    a room. There's no need fight any battles, just quit the lobby after creating, 
    and create another one. Repeat until the achievement unlocks.
    Description: Collect 100 Medals
    See "Medals Get!".
    Description: Collect 500 Medals
    See "Medals Get!".
    Description: Collect 1,000 Medals
    See "Medals Get!".
    MEDALS GET! (30)
    Description: Collect all Medal types
    These must be done in multiplayer matches. There are 18 medal types, and 
    doing certain things in fights will unlock the medals at the end of the game. 
    The medal types are:
    - Win a round.
    - Win a round with 81-100% vitality.
    - Win a round with 61-80% vitality.
    - Win a round with 41-60% vitality.
    - Win a round with 21-40% vitality.
    - Win a round with 11-20% vitality.
    - Win a round with 0-10% vitality.
    - Win a round with Perfect.
    - Win a round with Chip Damage.
    - Win a round with an Ultra Combo Finish.
    - Win a round with a Super Combo Finish.
    - Win a round with a Regular Move.
    - Win a round by Judgment (Time-out).
    - Escape a Throw/ Do a Quick Stand Move.
    - Perform a Reversal.
    - Perform a Counter-Hit.
    - Perform a First Attack.
    - Dizzied an opponent
    To get "Medals Get!", you'll need to acquire at least one of all the above 
    18 medal types. Most of them are self-explantory, and all of them can be 
    For the one that requires chip damage, play a long game, and reduce your 
    friend's health down to very low. Now, get your friend to press back to block. 
    Spam normal special attacks to reduce your friend's health a little by a 
    little, until you KO him. 
    For the reversal/ counter-hit ones, ask your friend to do LPs on you. As he 
    does so, punch back. Most of the times, you'll get both medals by doing this.
    For the one that requires escaping a throw, get your friend to try throwing 
    you. As he begins to do so, press throw as well, and you'll break his throw.
    You can acquire unlimited medals. After unlocking all the medal types, 
    continue playing online to unlock more medals until you get 1,000 to get all 
    the cumulative medal achievements. 
    If you choose to boost with a friend for this one, you may consider using 
    the following method:
    - The person who needs the medals (1P) uses Zangief
    - The person who's helping (2P) uses any other character
    - 1P walks towards 2P, uses Double Lariat -> First Attack Medal
    - 1P waits walks close to 2P stand up, waits for him/ her to stand up
    - 2P attacks 1P using LP repeatedly
    - As 2P attacks, 1P uses Double Lariat again -> Reversal & Counter-Hit Medals
    - 2P stops
    - 1P repeatedly uses Double Lariat until 2P is dizzied - Dizzed Medal
    - 1P KOs 2P with Double Lariat - Won, Won with Vitality & Regular Move Medals
    Total: 7 Medals for each victory
    Of course, if you're confident in your own ability, you can always challenge 
    others online. If you win, you'll tend to score lots of medals. I once won a 
    fight with 17 medals, for example. 
    Description: Fight 10 opponents via fight requests 
    In the menu, press RB to enter your personal settings. Set Arcade REQ to on 
    (player or ranked match, it doesn't matter). This will make you visible when 
    people search for matches when you're playing Arcade Mode. If a player enters 
    you session, you'll get a "Here comes a Challenger!" message. Fight him, and 
    this will count as one fight via fight requests. Do this 10 times and you're 
    done. Win or lose, it doesn't matter.
    Note that you'll have to actually fight the match to unlock the achievement, 
    and not just accept and quit.
    These round up the achievements. 
    ALL DOLLED UP (10)
    Description: Set your Title and Icon
    Playing the game's various modes will unlock titles. Playing (and winning) 
    online matches also unlock titles and icons from time to time. Once you win 
    an online match, you'll earn your first title and icon. Go to the menu, and 
    press RB to enter your personal information. Set the tile and icon, press B to 
    save, and you should unlock this achievement.
    Description: Collect all Titles
    There are 432 titles to collect in this game. They can be unlocked by playing 
    the game's various mode (Arcade, Challenge, online, etc.). 
    ICON MASTER (50)
    Description: Collect all Icons
    There are 260 icons to collect in this game. They can only be unlocked by 
    playing online matches. They appear to unlock by number of games played (win 
    or loss) and number of games won. Some may be unlock by winning/ losing 
    streaks. I do not have the confirmed details at this point in time. 
    COLOR GUARD (10)
    Description: Unlock all Colors
    See "No Sweat".
    NO SWEAT (10)
    Description: Unlock all Personal Actions
    Each character has 10 colors and personl actions. They can all be unlocked by 
    completing the Normal Challenge Mode for Survival and Time Attack.
    Both challenges have 20 levels each. See the Challenge Mode achievements 
    section for the nature of these challenges. The rewards are listed below:
    Time Attack Normal 1 = Color 3
    Time Attack Normal 2 = Personal Action 2
    Time Attack Normal 6 = Color 5
    Time Attack Normal 7 = Personal Action 4
    Time Attack Normal 11 = Color 7
    Time Attack Normal 12 = Personal Action 6
    Time Attack Normal 16 = Color 9
    Time Attack Normal 17 = Personal Action 8
    Time Attack Normal 20 = Personal Action 10
    Survival Normal 1 = Color 4
    Survival Normal 2 = Personal Action 3
    Survival Normal 6 = Color 6
    Survival Normal 7 = Personal Action 5
    Survival Normal 11 = Color 8
    Survival Normal 12 = Personal Action 7
    Survival Normal 16 = Color 10
    Survival Normal 17 = Personal Action 9
    (Above information is courtesy of chokemaniac & JTL at the x360a.org forums.)
    Description: Ruler of All
    Nothing much is known about this achievement, but it appears to be a "100% 
    completion" requirement. From PS3 Trophies information, it seems that this one 
    will unlock after you unlock all other achievements. 
    Which makes me wonder: what's the point?
    This guide is "incomplete", because there are some achievements that have not 
    been properly covered. Since I'm not confident of unlocking everything, I'd 
    appreciate if you could advise on faster/ better ways to unlock the 
    Meanwhile, I must say that I didn't expect so many emails and Xbox Live 
    messages in response to this guide. I think it has over 10K in hits in a day+ 
    and my mailbox is packed with emails with subject headed "Street Fighter IV". 
    Most of the emails are about the conditions to unlock all the characters, 
    so I've made the necessary amendments to the list. Unfortunately due to the 
    whole lot of emails about this, I'm unable to provide credits to everyone. 
    Version 1.00: "Incomplete" version completed (2/20).
    Version 1.05: Updated characters unlocking conditions, tip for doing Zangief's 
                  super/ ultra move, more information to Time Attack and tips for 
                  unlocking "Legendary Champion" (2/24).
    Willy Poh
    David "Darkchyle"
    Eugene "Fannboy"
    Play-asia.com (the $5 HDMI cable rocks!)
    ASCII Generator (@ http://www.network-science.de/ascii/)
    I'd like to say that I've done better than Prima/ Bradygames/ anyone else that 
    publishes game guides, but I know that a text document can never look as 
    appealing as a thick book with colorful pages. Nevertheless, if you like this 
    guide, and would like to contribute to my continued existence in this world, 
    you may send Paypal to the following email:
    lestor underscore wong at yahoo dot com
    Copyright Lestor Wong 2009.

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