Halo Wars 2 list of Achievements

With the release of Halo Wars 2 fast approaching, we finaly have the achievements list. This may be added to with subsequent DLC. As of this writing though, these are the initial release achievements.


Key for list below:
Achievement Name
Gamerscore – Description

Wake up
10 – Campaign Mission Completion
A history of decimation10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Dominated10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Guerilla tactics10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Stirring the pot10 – Campaign Mission Completion
All travel is suspended10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Behind enemy lines10 – Campaign Mission Completion
The setup …10 – Campaign Mission Completion
And the knockout punch10 –  Campaign Mission Completion
Fifth Floor: Tools, Guns, Super Weapons10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Sentinel size matters10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Last stop, this town10 – Campaign Mission Completion
Learn the ropes10 – Complete the Basic standalone tutorial
Know the ropes10 – Complete the Advanced standalone tutorial
Two heads are better than10 – Complete a Campaign mission in Co-op
This war is over30 – Complete the Campaign
The hard fight40 – Complete the Campaign on Heroic
Surviving the long war60 – Complete the Campaign on Legendary
Gold rush20 – Earn a gold medal on any mission (except Prologue) on any difficulty
Palmer’s Pure Gold30 – Earn a gold medal on every mission (except Prologue) on any difficulty
Lone Wolf40 – Complete any mission (except The Signal) solo on Legendary with all skulls activated
Comrades in Arms20 – Earn a gold medal on any mission (except Prologue) in Co-op on Legendary
A little bit extra10 – Complete half of the Campaign bonus objectives
A lot extra20 – Complete all the Campaign bonus objectives
Alas, poor Yorick!10 – Collect a Skull
Morbid curiosities20 – Collect half of the Skulls
Collecting a dream30 – Collect all the Skullshogan_achievement_b-5a919ddd94a646d4a87465db0cf5999d

The Scrappy Six20 – Complete a matchmade multiplayer match as each of the starting 6 leaders
First steps10 – Complete a matchmade multiplayer match
Natural intelligence10 – Win a Skirmish Match against only AI opponents (1 or more)
Two heads are better than none10 – Win a Skirmish Match with a friend against only AI opponents (2 or more)
You’ve got a case of the Birley20 – In a Skirmish Match against Legendary AI, recycle your base in the first 5 minutes and then win
The rank and file10 – Recruit or construct 1 of each UNSC unit in Multiplayer or Skirmish (Launch units only)
The tribe10 – Recruit or construct 1 of each Banished unit in Multiplayer or Skirmish (Launch units only)
Trash compactor20 – Destroy 100 Vehicles with Anti-Vehicle Units (Multiplayer, Skirmish or Blitz)
Flyswatter20 – Destroy 100 Air units with Anti-Air Units (Multiplayer, Skirmish or Blitz)
Meat grinder20 – Kill 100 Infantry with Anti-Infantry Units (Multiplayer, Skirmish or Blitz)
Spare change10 – Spend 5 Leader Points in Multiplayer or Skirmish
Big spender30 – Spend 100 Leader Points in Multiplayer or Skirmish
Space healer30 – Cast 100 healing Leader Powers (Multiplayer, Skirmish or Blitz)
Overkill30 – Destroy 500 units with Leader Powers (Multiplayer, Skirmish or Blitz)
The hand that feeds20 – Secret Achievement
Making the most of the day10 – Complete 3 Daily Challenges in one day
A strong showing for the week10 – Complete a set of 3 Weekly Challenges
Short-term commitment20 – Complete at least 1 Daily Challenge each day for a week
Long-term commitment30 – Complete at least 1 Weekly Challenge each week for a month
Duellist10 – Win your first Blitz match
Ante-up10 – Complete the Blitz tutorial
Card shark20 – Play 25 matches of Blitz
Full house10 – Play Blitz as each of the 6 starting leaders
All or nothing10 – Play all of the cards in your deck at least once in a single Blitz match
Stacked the chips10 – Gather 150 energy crates over any number of matches
Jackpot40 – Play 777 total cards over any number of matches
Firefighter10 – Beat wave 10 in Blitz Firefight
It just keeps going30 – Beat wave 25 in Blitz Firefight
On fire20 – Score 500,000 points in a single Blitz Firefight
Paint it red10 – Achieve the highest possible kill-streak in any Blitz mode (Blitz or Firefight)


Wow, those sounds like some FUN achievements! Seems like most of these are pretty attainable, even if you’re new to RTS!

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