Xbox 360 Black Ops Achievements


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Jun 24, 2012
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Below you can find the all the achievements you can earn in Call of Duty: Black Ops, including the DLC for First Strike, Escalation, Annihilation and Rezurrection.. You get points for completing specific game tasks or by simply completing levels. There really are a number of ways you can unlock an achievement. This guide or list will help you figure that out faster. Check the description below to see how the achievement is unlocked. By obtaining points you’ll increase your Gamerscore associated with your Xbox Live Profile. Hey, some people call it bragging rights and others will call it good form when completing the game. It’s up to you decide if you want the extra motivation to go after these. Enjoy!

Black Ops Achievement List

Death to Dictators (15)

Take down Castro with a headshot

Sacrifice (10)

Ensure your squad escapes safely from Cuba

Vehicular Slaughter (25)

Destroy all enemies on vehicles during the prison break

Slingshot Kid (15)

Destroy all slingshot targets in 3 attempts

Give me liberty (10)

Escape Vorkuta

VIP (10)

Receive orders from Lancer

A safer place (10)

Sabotage the Soviet space program

Tough Economy (15)

Use no more than 6 TOW guided missiles to destroy the tanks in the defense of Khe Sanh

Looks don't count (10)

Break the siege in the battle of Khe Sanh

Raining Pain (15)

Rack up a body count of 20 NVA using air support in Hue City

The Dragon Within (15)

Kill 10 NVA with Dragon's Breath rounds

SOG Rules (10)

Retrieve the dossier and the defector from Hue City

Heavy Hand (15)

Use the Grim Reaper to destroy the MG emplacement

Up close and personal (15)

Silently take out 3 VC

Double Trouble (10)

Use only dual wield weapons to escape Kowloon

Broken English (10)

Escape Kowloon

Lord Nelson (25)

Destroy all targets and structures while making your way up the river

Never get off the boat (10)

Find the Soviet connection in Laos

Pathfinder (50)

Guide the squad through the Soviet outpost without them getting killed

Mr. Black OP (50)

Enter the Soviet relay station undetected

With extreme prejudice (25)

Get to the POW compound in the Hind using only rockets

Russian bar-b-q (15)

Incinerate 10 enemies with the flamethrower attachment in the POW compound

Light Foot (30)

Escape the ship with 2:15 left on the timer in Veteran

Some wounds never heal (10)

Escape the Past

I hate monkeys (15)

Kill 7 monkeys in under 10 seconds in the Rebirth labs

No Leaks (50)

Make it through the NOVA 6 gas without dying on Rebirth Island

Clarity (10)

Crack the code

Double Whammy (15)

Destroy both helicopters with one Valkyrie rocket from the deck of the ship

Stand Down (35)

Complete the campaign on any difficulty


Complete the campaign on Hardened or Veteran difficulty

Frag Master (15)

Kill 5 enemies with a single frag grenade in the campaign

Sally Likes Blood (15)

Demonstrate killer economic sensibilities by taking down 3 enemies with a single bullet

Unconventional Warfare (15)

Use the explosive bolts to kill 30 enemies in the campaign

Cold Warrior (25)

Complete "Operation 40," "Vorkuta," and "Executive Order" on Veteran difficulty

Down and Dirty (25)

Complete "SOG" and "The Defector" on Veteran difficulty

It's your funeral (25)

Complete "Numbers," "Project Nova," and "Victor Charlie" on Veteran difficulty

Not Today (25)

Complete "Crash Site," "WMD," and "Payback" on Veteran difficulty

Burn Notice (25)

Complete "Rebirth" and "Redemption" on Veteran difficulty

Closer Analysis (15)

Find all the hidden intel

Date Night (15)

Watch a film or clip with a friend

In The Money (20)

Finish 5 Wager Matches "in the money"

Ready For Deployment (15)

Reach rank 10 in Combat Training

The Collector (20)

Buy every weapon off the walls in a single Zombies game

Hands Off the Merchandise (20)

Kill the Pentagon thief before it can steal your load-out

Sacrificial Lamb (15)

Shoot at or be shot by an ally with a Pack-a-Punch crossbow and kill six zombies with the explosion

"Insert Coin" (5)

Access the terminal and battle the forces of the Cosmic Silverback in Dead Ops Arcade

Easy Rhino (10)

In Dead Ops Arcade, use a Speed Boost to blast through 20 or more enemies at one time

Secret Achievements

See Me, Stab Me, Heal Me (15)
Fire a Pack-a-Punched Ballistic Knife at a downed ally to revive them from a distance

Just ask me nicely (15)

Break free from the torture chair

Eaten by a Grue (15)

Play Zork on the terminal

First Strike Achievement List

The eagle has landers (35)
In Ascension, escape on all 3 lunar landers

They are going THROUGH! (35)

In Ascension, kill at least 5 zombies with 1 Gersh Device

Space Race (45)

In Ascension, Pack-a-Punch a weapon by round 8

Chimp on the barbie (35)

In Ascension, kill a space monkey with a fire trap

Escalation Achievement List

Stand-in (35)
In Call of the Dead, send the crew to Paradise in solo or co-op

Ensemble Cast (45)

In Call of the Dead, send the crew to Paradise in co-op

Stuntman (20)

In Call of the Dead, make a zombie explode using the V-R11

Shooting on Location (20)

In Call of the Dead, kill 10 zombies with one Scavenger shot from over 100 feet away

Quiet on the Set (30)

In Call of the Dead, cut the lights on the Director

Annihilation Achievement List

Time Travel Will Tell (75)
In Shangri-La, acquire the focusing stone

Blinded By the Fright (30)

In Shangri-La, kill a Shrieker zombie while blinded by it

Zomb Disposal (30)

In Shangri-La, dispose of a Napalm zombie without it harming any players

Monkey See, Monkey Don't (5)

In Shangri-La, get something from the monkeys

Small Consolation (10)

In Shangri-La, use the 31-79 JGb215 on each type of zombie

Rezurrection Achievement List

Cryogenic Slumber Party (75)
In Moon, complete Richtofen's grand scheme

One Small Hack for a Man... (5)

In Moon, hack something

One Giant Leap (5)

In Moon, become trapped in the Receiving Area and free yourself through resurrection in co-op

Perks in Spaaaaace! (30)

In Moon, purchase every perk in one game

Fully Armed and Operational (25)

In Moon, acquire 3 pack-a-punched weapons at the same time

Ground Control (10)

In Moon, prevent each excavator from breaching the base in one game

Secret Achievements

Big Bang Theory (100)

In Moon, gain sweet, sweet, revenge
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