Xbox 360 Spec Ops: The Line Achievements


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Aug 28, 2012
Below are the achievements for Spec Ops: The Line, along with the number of achievement points you’ll receive and a summary on how to get each achievement.

Spec Ops: The Line Achievement List

Intel Operative (50)
Recover all Intel Items
This is very easy indeed. Find all Intel locations here: Direct Link

Recon (25)
Recover 12 Intel Items
No sweat. Here is the link to help you: Direct Link

Spotter (10)
Recover one Intel Item
If you can’t find it easily, look here: Direct Link

Deer Hunter (20)
Kill an oryx.
Once you are through with the tutorial in chapter 1, look down the side of the bridge. You will see a group of oryxes. Shoot one dead and you get an easy 20 points achievement.

All You Can Be (20)
Complete any chapter with 60%+ accuracy without dying or reloading a checkpoint.
This is very easy. Just pick chapter 1 on ‘easy’ difficulty level and use a pistol for great accuracy. You can also use your teammates to help you on the mission.

Sierra Hotel (50)
Complete three chapters in a row without being killed or reloading a checkpoint
Start a new campaign on the lowest difficulty level and survive through the first three chapters. Use your weapon carefully and you will land this 50 point achievement.

The Human Factor (20)
Kill an enemy by tagging him with a sticky grenade.
Get to Chapter 6. Toss a grenade at an enemy and hit him to get this 20 point achievement. You can hold [LB But] to see where the grenade will land when you toss it.

Preventive Diplomacy (20)
Kill an enemy just as they are throwing a grenade
The enemy usually delays for a few seconds as he pulls his arm back to throw a grenade at you. This is enough time to kill him and earn this achievement.

Army of One (20)
Kill 3 enemies with a single grenade
Go to the beginning of chapter 2 and pick up a pair of grenades. Toss one into the room when enemies ambush you. You can also keep them for use later when you come across a group of enemies.

Damn Close (20)
Kill an Edged Weapon Expert while he is up to 5 meters away.
You will encounter this guy in chapter 5, after your first sniper fight. You see him sprinting at you with his arms in the air. Use your shot gun to blast him away before he gets too close.

Airspace Control (20)
Kill 10 enemies while they use zip lines or are rappelling.
In chapter 11, when you flank a group of enemies, one of them will start to zipline towards you. Kill him as he is coming down the line. Reload the checkpoint and repeat until you get this achievement.

Close Combat Carnage (20)
Kill 4 enemies with a shotgun in 10 seconds or less.
In chapter 6, after you become stranded, look to your right and you will find grenades and a short gun. As you go down the hallway, you will flank 4 enemies. Use the shot gun to kill them all instantly at close range.

Battle Management (20)
Kill 50 enemies using only the Attack Command.
To command your teammates to kill your enemy, press and hold [RB But] and select an enemy. One of your teammates will attempt to kill him. You can only mark one enemy at a time. You can get plenty of Attack Command kills during ‘FUBAR’ difficulty play-through.

Adapt and Overcome (20)
Blow up 10 explosive objects, killing at least one enemy each time.
The explosive objects are dark red, with a fire hazard symbol on them. You will find many of them scattered all over the game. Shoot ten of them, making sure you kill at least one person each time to earn this achievement.

Situational Awareness (20)
Stun an enemy by dumping sand on their head
To earn this achievement, you will have to trigger some piled up sand and make it spill on an enemy. You are likely to unlock this achievement randomly when you use explosives or shoot at the enemy.

Good Training (20)
Sprint into cover 10 times while under fire
Whenever you encounter enemies who are shooting towards you, use the [A Button] to sprint into cover. You will get one tally towards this achievement every time you do this.

Blind Luck (20)
Kill 5 enemies using blind fire
You can easily achieve this using an assault rifle in the first chapter. Simply get into cover and press [RT But] without aiming. Kill a total of 5 enemies this way and the points are yours.

In Your Face (20)
Kick an enemy by vaulting over a cover
Vault over a cover using the [B But] and your character will kick the enemy on the other side. If you can’t do this on the harder difficulties, you can revisit the chapters on the lower difficulties to get these points.

Applied Force (20)
Hit 10 enemies with your melee attack
You will manage this easily in chapter 2. Just run up to an enemy and press [B But]. You don’t have to kill him, as long as you land the melee attack.

Aim High (20)
Kill 250 enemies with headshots
You can use several weapons for this, including shot guns, rifles, pistols, snipers and SMGs. Just aim for the head as you play through the game, and if you get a short slow-mo during the gun battle, you will know you’ve got one.

Marksman – Grenade (25)
Kill 50 enemies with grenades
This is best done in chapter 2, as you find your first box of grenades. Use them to kill the enemies in the room and reload the checkpoint.

Marksman - Heavy Arms (25)
Kill 150 enemies with any heavy weapon
The heavy weapons that count in this case include grenade launcher, RPG, M249 SAW and AA-12. The best part to achieve this is in chapter 10-part 2. Just keep on killing the enemies as you progress.

Marksman – Sniper (25)
Kill 50 enemies with any sniper rifle
There are many opportunities for you to pick up the Scout Tactical sniper rifle as you play along. You can keep replaying the first checkpoint where you first pick up a sniper rifle.

Marksman – Shotgun (25)
Kill 75 enemies with any shotgun
The shot guns available are M1014 and W1300, and are found throughout the game. They are not very powerful, so you have to get up close.

Marksman - Small Arms (25)
Kill 100 enemies with any pistol or SMG
Play through a chapter or two using a pistol and you will easily earn this achievement.

Marksman – Rifle (25)
Kill 350 enemies with any rifle
Rifles are the most common weapons in this game. They include M4A1, 417, FAMAS, Scar and the AK47. Just keep using them to kill enemies and you will unlock this achievement.

The Road To Glory (30)
Live and let die
You can unlock this achievement when you play the Epilogue, where you must kill the enemy at the end of the game. You can reload the checkpoint until you unlock this achievement.

The Road Back (30)
Live and let live.
This achievement is also unlocked by playing the Epilogue. When prompted, you have to lay down your weapon.
Too Late The Hero (30)
Carry on, soldier
In chapter 15, at the end of the game, you will reach a point where you have to choose whether to kill someone or not. To get this achievement, shoot the person using [RT But].

A Farewell To Arms (30)
You are relieved.
As you come to the end of the game in chapter 15, you will come to a point where you are required to choose whether or not to shoot someone. To unlock this achievement, let him live, and wait for him to count down to zero. You will then be returned to the title screen.

A Line, Held (10)
Choose restraint
In chapter 13, you get surrounded by a large group of civilians. Shoot in the air to scare them away. Make sure that you don’t kill anyone and you will unlock this achievement.

A Line, Crossed (10)
Choose vengeance
In chapter 13, when you get surrounded by a group of civilians, shoot at them. You will unlock this achievement the moment you kill some and the rest flee.

Unfriendly Fire (10)
Save a bullet.
At the beginning of chapter 11, you only have one bullet in your gun, and Riggs is trapped under a burning vehicle. Walk away without using your bullet on him.

Friendly Fire (10)
Show mercy
At the beginning of chapter 11, Riggs is trapped under a burning car. You put him out of his misery by shooting him with the one bullet you have remaining in your gun.

Damned if You Don't (10)
Buck the chain of command
At the beginning of chapter 9, you will soon be surrounded by snipers ordering you to shoot a civilian. Run behind the car on the right hand side and shoot the snipers one by one.

Damned if You Do (10)
Follow your orders
You find yourself surrounded by snipers at the beginning of chapter 9 and they order you to shoot a civilian. Follow their orders and shoot the guy to unlock this achievement.

A Man of Patience (10)
Playing it smart
In chapter 7, you will come across three soldiers beating up Goul. Avoid the scene and follow your teammate so that you prevent a fire fight.

A Man of Action (10)
Play it loose
In chapter 7, you come across a group of three soldiers beating up Goul. You have to save him by killing all the soldiers. You will also have to kill all the enemies that will come out in order to unlock this achievement.

A Bridge Too Far (10)
The end of the line
You come across a bridge. Avoid using it and turn back to unlock this achievement.

The Great Escape (10)
Get out of here!

Make sure that you leave the scene without losing any men. Order your men to retreat immediately.

Three Kings (10)
Stand united.

Stick close to your teammates until you get to the end of the chapter.

The Horror (10)
Face the horrors of war
You have to look at dead bodies of soldiers that have been killed in the war you are involved in. You have to unlock this achievement before moving on with the story.

Desert Storm (10)
Engineer an exit strategy
You have to find a way of leaving the scene without attracting attention. Avoid using any weapons and sneak out the back route.

The Lost Battalion (10)
We have contact
Shoot the guy under interrogation. You can watch more here: Direct Link

Treacherous Ground (10)
Look out below
Be careful where you step on. Make sure you get this achievement since it forms part of the story.

They Live (10)
What's lost is found
Ensure that you come back with your teammates alive. You will need them to continue with the story.

Boot (15)
Complete game on "Walk on the Beach" difficulty in order to unlock this achievement.

We Were Soldiers (20)
Complete game on "Combat Op" difficulty to unlock this achievement.

The Devil's Disciple (30)
Complete game on "Suicide Mission" difficulty to unlock this achievement.

MFWIC (50)
Complete game on "FUBAR" difficulty to unlock this achievement. You have to complete one play through on “suicide mission” difficulty to unlock “FUBAR” difficulty.
You can unlock FUBAR difficulty by first completing one play through on “Suicide Mission” difficulty.
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