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    Achievement Guide by OmegaMustard

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    GAME: Batman Arkham City
    By: Kenneth Stubbs (OmegaMustard)
    
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    *Does Contain Spoilers, so SPOILER ALERT!*
    Most achievements are story related.  I have added this to the achievements
    that are but I have also added at what time and how you get them so that will
    be the spoiler so stop reading if you do not want the story to be spoiled in
    any way.
    
    Update - 1/14/2013 - Added Harley Quinn's Revenge, few tweaks.
    
    
    Contents
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    I.  Achievement Overview
    II. The Achievements
    A. I'm Batman
    B. Acid Bath
    C. Savior
    D. Chimney Sweep
    E. One Armed Bandit
    F. Communication Breakdown
    G. Gladiator
    H. Wrecking Ball
    I. Lost And Found
    J. Sand Storm
    K. Hide And Seek
    L. Ghost Train
    M. Freefall
    N. Exit Stage Right
    O. Forensic Expert
    P. Contract Terminated
    Q. Serial Killer
    R. Mystery Stalker
    S. Distress Flare
    T. Broken Toys
    U. Ring Ring
    V. Dial Z For Murder
    W. Stop the Clock
    X. Bargaining Chip
    Y. AR Knight
    Z. Fully Loaded
    AA. Aggravated Assault
    AB. IQ Test
    AC. Conundrum
    AD. Mastermind
    AE. Puzzler
    AF. Intellectual
    AG. Brainteaser
    AH. Genius
    AI. Bronze Revenge
    AJ. Silver Revenge
    AK. Gold Revenge
    AL. Campaign Bronze
    AM. Campaign Silver
    AN. Campaign Gold
    AO. Flawless Freeflow Fighter 2.0
    AP. Twice Nightly
    AQ. Gotham Base Jumper
    AR. Pay Your Respects
    AS. Story Teller
    AT. Catch
    AU. 50x Combo
    AV. Perfect Freeflow 2.0
    AW. Gadget Attack
    Ax. Perfect Knight - Day 2
    
    DLC: Catwoman Bundle Pack
    -------------------------
    AY. Sphinx' Riddle
    AZ. Arkham City Sirens
    BA. Pick Pocket
    BB. Family Jewels
    BC. Feline Revenge
    BD. Campaign Kitty
    
    DLC: Robin Bundle Pack
    ----------------------
    BE. Robin Revenge
    BF. Campaign Wonder
    
    DLC: Nightwing Bundle Pack
    --------------------------
    BG. Nightwing Revenge
    BH. Campaign Nightwing
    
    DLC: Harley's Revenge
    ---------------------
    BI. Lost Property
    BJ. Breaking and Entering
    BK. How's It Hanging?
    BL. The Last Laugh
    BM. Frequent Flyer
    BN. Battering Ram
    BO. Snap To It
    BP. Bomb Squad
    BQ. A Few New Tricks
    BR. Party's Over
    
    
    III. Closing Statements/Contact/Special Thanks
    
    
    
    I. The Achievements
    -------------------
    Batman Arkham City has 50 achievements worth 1000 points.  There are
    currently 3 downloadable content packs.  The Catwoman pack that comes
    with the game brand new.  There are also Robin and Nightwing packs
    to get for more achievements.
    
    There is only 1 missable achievement and that is the Catch achievement.  It
    can be obtained near the beginning of the game though so no big deal.
    
    No difficulty based achievements but you do need to complete the game on
    at least Normal to unlock New Game Plus mode which is considered harder
    than Hard.
    
    
    II. The Achievements
    --------------------
    A. I'm Batman
      - Become the Bat. 10G
      - You will obtain this near the start of the game.
        You will get this as soon as you suit up as batman.
    
    
    B. Acid Bath
      - Save the damsel, but is she in distress? 10G
      - Story Related *Spoiler below*
        
        You get this for saving Catwoman the first time from Two-Face.
    
    
    C. Savior
      - Save the medical volunteers 10G
      - After you save Catwoman and go outside.  You will be alerted to
        some people being attacked.  Take out the thugs and save the 
        volunteers.
    
    
    D. Chimney Sweep
      - There is only one way in 10G
      - You must make your way to the Steel Mill. Make your way to the
        top chimney and you will see a cutscene.  Now make your way
        through the furnace.
    
    
    E. One Armed Bandit
      - Hammer the point home 10G
      - This is the first boss of the game. He moves slow, so move
        around taking out the bandits around him first.  Then just
        keep attacking him while avoiding his hammer.
    
    
    F. Communication Breakdown
      - Clear the airwaves 10G
      - This is story related.  You must destroy all 3 of the Penguin's Jammers.
        They are all near the museum.  You communicator is send you to them.
    
    
    G. Gladiator
      - Last man standing 10G
      - While chasing down Penguin into Freeze's Lair.  You will be thrown into
        an all out brawl.  Take out all the enemies and the huge guy as well to
        get this.  To take out the big Titan style monster, you must do a triple
        stun cape on him, then attack.
    
    
    H. Wrecking Ball
      - Stop the unstoppable 25G
      - You will get this right before finishing off Solomon Grundy. To defeat him,
        you must use your plastic explosive to blow up the electric floor panels.
        This will knock him down temporarily, then attack him.
    
    
    I. Lost And Found
      - Uncover the secret of Arkham City 10G
      - You will get this when you first get into the Restricted section.
    
    
    J. Sand Storm
      - We are legion 25G
      - You get this for defeating the first boss in the Restricted Section.
    
    
    K. Hide And Seek
      - A deadly game of hide and seek 25G
      - You get this after you defeat Mr. Freeze.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atigna_feLA
    
    
    L. Ghost Train
      - Fight for survival 25G
      - You will get this once you beat Joker and his group of thugs.
    
    
    M. Freefall
      - Don't look down 25G
      - You get this for completing the Restricted Section.
    
    
    N. Exit Stage Right
      - All the world is a stage 50G
      - You get this after completing the final boss of the game.
    
    
    O. Forensic Expert
      - Collect enough evidence to locate the gun for hire 10G
      - This is a sidequest with random pop ups on the map.  You
        will hear a gun shot and have to check out the reason.
        You will get this once you have analyzed all the clues.
    
    
    P. Contract Terminated
      - Stop the contract operative 25G
      - You will get this for stopping the mysterious sniper.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHk5eXy59so
    
    
    Q. Serial Killer
      - Track down the serial killer 25G
      - While exploring Arkham City, you will come across a
        random dead body with his face removed. You will be
        prompted to scan the area to find clues to what happened.
        You must find the other dead bodies on your own and scan
        them. They will lead you to a house where you will find
        the killer.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LDnXv9tlPY
    
    
    R. Mystery Stalker
      - Reveal the mystery watcher 15G
      - You will come across a myserious guy hanging around in
        different locations on the map. You must find him and talk
        to him each time.  You also must do the Catch! achievement
        with this mysterious guy.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRbKNNg77XY
    
    
    S. Distress Flare
      - Answer the call for help 5G
      - You will be prompted for this sidequest as soon as you save
        the hostages in the church. Go to the toy factory and talk to
        Bane.
    
    
    T. Broken Toys
      - Destroy it all 25G
      - You get this for finishing up the Bane sidequest.  You must
        hunt down 6 tanks of Titan.  They will show up on the map after
        the first time you talk to Bane about them.
    
    
    U. Ring Ring
      - Answer a ringing phone 5G
      - You will randomly encounter ringing phones while exploring
        Arkham City.  You get this for just answering one.
    
    
    V. Dial Z For Murder
      - Stop the phone booth killer 25G
      - You will get this once you complete the Ring Ring calls. You will
        have to trace the calls by following the circle on the map screen to
        trace the calls.  Once you have done this a few times, you will find
        where the calls are coming from.  Enter the building and capture the 
        Killer.
    
    
    W. Stop the Clock
      - Time is running out 15G
      - After leaving the Restricted Section.  You will be contacted by
        Alfred about a cure.  Go to it and you will be drugged and 
        attacked by the Mad Hatter.  You must escape his crazy world
        to get this.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N87qMQppEHI
    
    
    X. Bargaining Chip
      - Reunite the separated couple 15G
      - You get this after helping Mr. Freeze recover his wife Nora.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQXhTPDLjWc
    
    
    Y. AR Knight
      - Complete all augmented reality training exercises 25G
      - They require gliding and divebombing through green circles.
        Here is a video from FliptriqTV of them.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-Yy3dXBFx0
    
    
    Z. Fully Loaded
      - Collect all of Batman's gadgets and upgrades 10G
      - You get a few through story mode progression but some you
        must level up to unlock.  You will be prompted everytime
        you level up.  Just continue unlocking them until you have
        them all.  You must complete the whole story up to the
        end to get his last gadget.  If you do not get the achievement.
        Complete all the side quests.
    
    
    AA. Aggravated Assault
      - Stop all assaults in Arkham City 10G
      - You will randomly see flashing circles on the map.  These are
        someone being randomly attacked.  All you have to do is swoop
        in and save the day by knocking out the attacker.
    
    
    AB. IQ Test
      - Solve the first riddle 10G
      - After you save the first set of hostages while looking for the
        Joker sniper.  Come back to the building after it has been blown
        up and you will encounter The Riddler. He will tell you to start
        solving riddles.  The first one is in the main hallway where the
        Riddler's projection screen was on the left.  Hold the Left Bumper
        to scan the guy on the medical bed.
    
    
    AC. Conundrum
      - Rescue the first hostage from Riddler 20G
      - 0 Riddler Trophies Needed.
        You will start this in the Courthouse right after doing the above
        achievement.  You will get the location of the first hostage by saving
        the policeman in the courthouse. For the first hostage, you must hit the
        question marks on the walls to activate the floor.  Then follow the floor
        around and glide over to the hostage to free him.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBxbM111hJY
    
    
    AD. Mastermind
      - Rescue the second hostage from Riddler. 20G
      - 80 Riddler Trophies Needed.
        After you have solved a few more riddles, you can start hostage two.
        For this one, you will be playing a switch around.  Use your detective
        mode to locate the hostage.
    
    
    AE. Puzzler
      - Rescue the third hostage from Riddler 30G
      - 160 Riddler Trophies Needed.
        For this hostage, you will have to use a few of your gadgets to
        get through the level.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AVeFfTG-1Y&feature=related
    
    
    AF. Intellectual
      - Rescue the fourth hostage from Riddler 30G
      - 240 Riddler Trophies Needed.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT8-Mo2Ihao&feature=related
    
    AG. Brainteaser
      - Rescue the fifth hostage from Riddler 40G
      - 320 Riddler Trophies Needed.
    
    
    
    AH. Genius
      - Rescue all the hostages from Riddler 50G
      - 400 Riddler Trophies Needed.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62kav6QWCzs
    
    
    AI. Bronze Revenge
      - Obtain 24 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) 10G
      - 
    
    
    AJ. Silver Revenge
      - Obtain 48 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) 20G
      - 
    
    
    AK. Gold Revenge
      - Obtain all 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) 40G
      - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEA2B5EC6B00FD5B2
    
    
    AL. Campaign Bronze
      - Obtain 36 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) 10G
      - 
    
    
    AM. Campaign Silver
      - Obtain 72 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) 20G
      - 
    
    
    AN. Campaign Gold
      - Obtain all 108 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) 40G
      - 
    
    
    AO. Flawless Freeflow Fighter 2.0
      - Complete one combat challenge without taking damage (any character) 5G
      - You must complete all 4 rounds without taking a single bit of damage.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s33T2cZjFI4
    
    AP. Twice Nightly
      - Complete New Game Plus 75G
      - You unlock New Game Plus by completing the Story Mode on Normal or Hard.
        You start a new game with all your gadgets and upgrades but the enemies
        are a bit harder.  You no longer get the blue sparks above their heads for
        counters.
    
    
    AQ. Gotham Base Jumper
      - Jump off the tallest building in Arkham City and glide for 1 minute without 
        touching the ground 5G
      - The tallest building is in the Restricted Section and you will not be able
        to do this until near the end of the game.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUGznfH5hNw
    
    
    AR. Pay Your Respects
      - A moment of remembrance 5G
      - Look at your map.  Look at the alley right above the R in Restricted Area.
        Go here and you will be prompted to pay respect a sad time in Batman's life.
        You must first listen to the tape by Hugo Strange, then get up and kneel
        back down.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv2Rbrr8jRo
    
    
    AS. Story Teller
      - Have 12 murderous dates with Calendar Man 10G
      - The Calender Man is in the basement of the building where you first face
        Two-Face. The Courthouse.  You must talk to him on all the major holidays.
        
        For 2011 - these are the following dates.
        Jan 1st, Feb 14th, Mar 17th, Apr 1st, May 8th, June 19th, July 4th, 
        August 16th, Sep 5th, Oct 31st, Nov 24th and Dec 25th.
    
        The Holidays are
        New Years Day, Valentines Day, St. Patrickís Day, April Fools Day, 
        Motherís Day, Fatherís Day, (American) Independence Day, 
        Feast Day of St. Roch, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day
    
        You can also go offline and change the date on your Xbox and get this.
        
    
    
    AT. Catch
      - Find someone to play remote Batarang catch with 5G
      - You must do this with the Mysterious Stranger.  This achievement is
        missable.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxrHfbG6PWc
    
    
    AU. 50x Combo
      - Complete a combo of 50 moves (any play mode, any character) 5G
      - You can do this with either Batman or Catwoman.  It is way easier to
        do once you have leveled up and unlocked some of the combo upgrades.
        Freeflow Focus helps a lot.
    
    
    AV. Perfect Freeflow 2.0
      - Perform a perfect combo including all of Batman's combat moves 
        (any play mode) 5G
      - You must do all of Batman's moves in one combo.
    
      Standard Strike - PS3: Square I Xbox 360: X
      Stun - PS3: Circle I Xbox 360: B
      Evade Jump - PS3: X I Xbox 360: A
      Counter - PS3: Trianlge I Xbox 360: Y
      Special Combo Takedown - PS3: Trianlge+Circle I Xbox 360: Y+B
      Special Combo Bat Swarm - PS3: Square+X I Xbox 360: X+A
      Special Combo Disarm And Destroy - PS3: Triangle+Square I Xbox 360: Y+X
      Special Combo Multi Ground Takedown - PS3: Circle+X I Xbox 360: B+A
      Aerial Attack - PS3: Circle, Left Stick+X, X I Xbox 360: X, Left Stick+A, A
      Beat Down Finisher - PS3: Circle, Square (8 times) I Xbox 360: B, X (8 times)
      Batclaw Slam - PS3: L1+Trianlge, Square I Xbox 360: LB+Y, X
      Ultiamte Stun - PS3: Circle, Circle, Circle I Xbox 360: B, B, B
      Ground Pound - PS3: R2+Triangle I Xbox 360: RT+Y
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZsk-KbI7TY
    
    
    AW. Gadget Attack
      - Use 5 different Quickfire gadgets in one fight (any play mode) 5G
      - Batarang (Tap LT)
        Bat Gel (Hold LT+X, LT+X to detonate)
        Grapple (LT+Y)
        Electrical charge (LT+B)
        Freeze blast (RT+RT)
    
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSwMRXrdlv8
    
    
    Ax. Perfect Knight - Day 2
      - Main Story, Side Missions, Upgrades, Collectables, New Game Plus 
        and Riddlers Revenge (as Batman) 75G
      - You must complete all Main and Side Missions in both Normal Story and the
        New Game Plus Story.  Collect all riddles - these are shared between normal
        and new game plus.  You must also get 3 medals on all Challenges.
    
    
    
    DLC: Catwoman Bundle Pack
    -------------------------
    AY. Sphinx' Riddle
      - Complete all 40 of the Catwoman Riddler grid items 10G
      - Most of these are fairly simple to get. Make sure that you first get 
        all the riddle trophys with Batman first.  A lot of the trophies for
        Catwoman are behind barriers only Batman can break.
    
    
    AZ. Arkham City Sirens
      - Drop in on an old friend 25G
      - You will get this in the second chapter of Catwoman's story. You get it for
        visiting Poison Ivy.
    
    
    BA. Pick Pocket
      - Steal the score of a lifetime 25G
      - You will get this during the 3rd chapter of Catwoman's story. Once you break
        into Strange's vault.
    
    
    BB. Family Jewels
      - Retrieve your stolen goods 40G
      - After you complete the 4th episode of Catwoman's story.  You can go into
        theif mode and see certain enemies that are carrying your jewels.  Simply
        take them out to collect them.
    
    
    BC. Feline Revenge
      - Obtain all 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps 
        (as Catwoman) 25G
      - Same as Batman, you must earn 3 medals on all combat and predator 
        challenges.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEA2B5EC6B00FD5B2
    
    
    BD. Campaign Kitty
      - Obtain all 108 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns 
        (as Catwoman) 25G
      - Same as Batman, you must earn 9 medals on all campaign challenges.
    
    
    DLC: Robin Bundle Pack
    ----------------------
    BE. Robin Revenge
      - Obtain 78 medals on the original Arkham City and Robin Bundle Pack ranked 
        maps (as Robin) 25G
      - You must complete all the default combat and predator challenges plus 
        the Black Mask maps listed under Downloadable Content.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEA2B5EC6B00FD5B2
    
    BF. Campaign Wonder
      - Obtain 114 medals on the original Arkham City and Robin Bundle Pack 
        campaigns (as Robin) 25G
      - You must complete all the default challenges plus the Black Mask 
        Challenge.
    
    
    
    
    DLC: Nightwing Bundle Pack
    --------------------------
    BG. Nightwing Revenge
      - Obtain 78 medals on the original Arkham City and Nightwing Bundle Pack 
        ranked maps (as Nightwing) 25G
      - You must complete all the default combat and predator challenges plus 
        the Wayne Manor maps listed under Downloadable Content.
    
        http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEA2B5EC6B00FD5B2
    
    BH. Campaign Nightwing
      - Obtain 114 medals on the original Arkham City and Nightwing Bundle 
        Pack campaigns (as Nightwing) 25G
      - You must complete all the default challenges plus the Wayne Manor 
        Challenge.
    
    
    DLC: Harley's Revenge
    ---------------------
    BI. Lost Property
      - No crimefighter should be without this 20G
      - 
    
    BJ. Breaking and Entering
      - Find a way into the secret base 20G
      - 
    
    BK. How's It Hanging?
      - Clean up the Dry Docks 20G
      - 
    
    BL. The Last Laugh
      - The joke's on who? 40G
      - 
    
    
    BM. Frequent Flyer
      - Zip Kick 5 different thugs 10G
      - You can do the over the course of the DLC as Robin. It must be
        done to 5 different bad guys.  You select the zip kick 
        in your gadgets or you can do a quick one by pressing LT plus Y.
    
    
    BN. Battering Ram
      - Shield Bash 5 different thugs 10G
      - This can be done over the course of the DLC as Robin. It must be
        done to 5 different enemies.  You can select the Shield in the
        gadgets or double tap the Right Trigger.
    
    
    BO. Snap To It
      - Snap Flash an unarmed thug, an armed thug, an environmental object 
        and a Titan 20G
      - You have to snap flash at least one of each.  The armed thugs are
        ones carrying guns.  You will have to sneak up on these armed 
        thugs while clearing a room.  The unarmed thugs are all over the
        place.  The environmental object is done while trying to get past
        a sniper during the campaign.  You will have to put the snap flash
        onto an assembly line hook.  The Titan is done at the final battle
        with Robin.  For a quick snap flash, tap Left Trigger plus B.
        Must all be done in one playthrough.
    
        http://youtu.be/2wETqIjGYnc
    
    
    BP. Bomb Squad
      - Defuse all bombs in 3 minutes or less 40G
      - The first bomb is in the room where you rescue Batman.  The next
        bomb is in the big room where you had to take down all the 
        snipers earlier as Batman.  The last bomb is in the room with
        the hanging plank.  You will have to shoot electricity to move
        the hanging plank to the location of the bomb. Don't take too
        long beating up enemies and this is an easy achievement.
    
        http://youtu.be/_K90tYk_PCI
    
    
    BQ. A Few New Tricks
      - Use 5 different Quickfire gadgets in one fight as Robin in 
        Harley Quinn's Revenge 20G
      - Robin has a little assortment of gadgets.  They don't even
        have to be done in one combo. Just one fight. Here are the
        gadgets you must perform.
    
        Zip Kick   Left Trigger plus Y
        Explosive Gel  Left Trigger plus X
        Snap Flash   Left Trigger plus B
        Bullet Shield  Right Trigger, Right Trigger
        Shuriken  Left Trigger
    
    
    BR. Party's Over
      - Destroy all Harley Balloons 50G
      - There are a total of 30 balloons. Here is a video guide and
        map of the location of all 30 balloons.
    
        http://youtu.be/53FYLPvoES0
    
        http://www.gamesradar.com/batman-arkham-city-harley-balloon-
        locations-guide/
    
    
    
    
    II.   Closing Statements
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