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Mass Effect: Andromeda Game Guide

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All Mass Effect: Andromeda Achievements / Trophies

The page concerning trophies in Mass Effect: Andromeda includes a list of all available achievements and tips on how to unlock them. The described trophies are Matchmaker, Peak Condition, Kitted Out, Terraformer, Cryptographer, Craftmanship, Jack Of All Trades, and Full Power, among others.

Below, you can find a list of trophies available in Mass Effect: Andromeda. Unlocking achievements is available on all platforms the game was released for. Each trophy has a description of its unlocking requirements as well as an additional commentary on how to meet them the easiest.

Attention - The page about the trophies is under construction.

Activation

Unlocking: You have to activate the Remnant City.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

All Clear

Unlocking: You have to increase Planetary Viability of all habitable planets to 100%.

Commentary: The Planetary Viability is increased by completing quests connected to terraforming and performing extra activities on a planet's surface. This mechanic is described in detail on a separate page of this guide.

Alliance

Unlocking: You have to ally yourself with the Outlaws faction.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Almost There

Unlocking: You have to advance to Level 25 in the single-player mode or Level 15 in multiplayer.

Commentary: This trophy is easy to unlock. If you want to reach Level 25 in the story campaign, remember to take on all available quests (even the small ones) and to carefully investigate all locations you visit (XP bonus for discoveries, unlocking new quests).

Andromeda's Finest

Unlocking: You have to unlock all of the remaining trophies.

Commentary: It is a platinum trophy available only in the PlayStation 4 version of the game.

APEX

Unlocking: You have to complete an APEX training mission.

Commentary: -

Buccaneer

Unlocking: You have to recover the Krogan colonization ship.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Building Bridges

Unlocking: You have to stop the Roekaar leader.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Close Combat Specialist

Unlocking: You have to kill 100 enemies with melee attacks.

Commentary: Equip the protagonist with a good melee weapon and finish enemies off with it once you've weakened them with your powers or firearms.

Craftsmanship

Unlocking: You have to craft a weapon or an armor with at least three Augments.

Commentary: You can install augments while crafting high-level gear (Level 2 and higher). You have to have at least three augments in your inventory - they can be found, crafted, or bought. This mechanic is described in detail in the crafting chapter.

Cryptographer

Unlocking: You have to solve 20 puzzles of the Remnants.

Commentary: This achievement has to be unlocked during a single playthrough. Puzzles can be activated while investigating some of the Remnant monoliths. The first one can be completed on the planet of Eos. Look for the remaining ones on other planets that you explore to make them viable for colonization.

Data Mining

Unlocking: You have to scan 100 objects.

Commentary: It's a very easy trophy to unlock since scanning is a natural process that lets us complete quests, find supplies, or investigate unidentified objects.

Death from Above

Unlocking: You have to kill 100 enemies while hovering in the air (single-player mode).

Commentary: After performing a jump, you can hold the corresponding button to make the protagonist hover in the air for a short time. Use this kind of opportunities to kill someone before you touch the ground again.

Exaltation

Unlocking: You have to destroy the Exaltation Facility or free the Angaran prisoners.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Explorer

Unlocking: You have to complete a combined 5 strike team missions or APEX extractions in multiplayer mode.

Commentary: Victories in both mission types are summated.

Family Connections

Unlocking: You have to reboot the Pathfinder.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Fastball

Unlocking: You have to kill 25 enemies by throwing another hostile at them (single-player mode).

Commentary: You can throw enemies with biotics.

Fireworks

Unlocking: You have to perform 100 Power Combos.

Commentary: Power Combos are performed by combining skills called Primers and Detonators. More information can be found in the chapter dedicated to combat.

First Contact

Unlocking: You have to land on an alien planet.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress. You will unlock it at the very beginning of the game, once you have reached the planet of Habitat 7.

First Steps

Unlocking: You have to meet with the Angara on Aya.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Foothold

Unlocking: You have to establish an Outpost on a planet's surface.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress. You will unlock it while colonizing Eos.

Friendly Fire

Unlocking: You have to direct the Remnant VI to attack every type of Remnant unit (single-player mode).

Commentary: -

Full Power

Unlocking: You have to advance one power to Level 6.

Commentary: Choose any skill from any development tree.

Full Roster

Unlocking: You have to recruit all six companions in the single player campaign.

Commentary: This trophy is very easy to unlock since you encounter all potential squad mates without any serious complications. The list of available companions along with their locations can be found in a separate chapter of this guide.

Hang Time

Unlocking: You have to keep Nomad in the air for 35 seconds.

Commentary: This trophy can be unlocked while exploring a planet with low gravity.

Helping Hand

Unlocking: You have to help Vetra's sister.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress (the quest is connected to one of the companions).

High Performance

Unlocking: You have to unlock Rank 6 for each single-player profile type or obtain a Level 6 multiplayer bonus stat.

Commentary: This achievement is easier to unlock in multiplayer. Unlocking higher profile ranks in the single-player mode is very time-consuming and may force you to complete the game multiple times.

Icebreaker

Unlocking: You have to shatter a frozen enemy with a jump melee attack (single-player mode).

Commentary: First, you have to freeze any enemy and then launch a jump melee attack.

Initiated

Unlocking: You have to gain access to the Tempest spaceship.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Jack of All Trades

Unlocking: You have to equip the protagonist with three different profiles.

Commentary: Profiles are unlocked by investing development points in unlocking skills connected to Combat, Biotics, and Tech.

Kitted Out

Unlocking: You have to kill an enemy with a Rank 5 weapon in the single-player mode or equip a Rank 10 weapon in multiplayer.

Commentary: In single player mode, better weapons can be found, bought, or crafted. You must also remember that Rank 5 weapons require the protagonist to be at least at Level 30.

Liberation

Unlocking: You have to liberate the Salarian ark.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Long Distance Jump

Unlocking: You have to make at least 30-metre long jump (single-player mode).

Commentary: -

Mastermind

Unlocking: You have to kill 100 enemies with the use of Constructs.

Commentary: -

Matchmaker

Unlocking: You have to start and complete romances with three characters.

Commentary: Information concerning romances can be found in a separate chapter of this guide. Each one not only has to be started but also completed which means entering a standing relationship or displaying a sex scene. You don't have to meet the requirements of this trophy in a single playthrough. Since every romance is counted, you won't lose your unlocking progress even if you start the game all over again.

Medic!

Unlocking: You have to revive downed squad members 25 times.

Commentary: An icon is displayed every time a squad member lost all of their health points and is awaiting revival. Reach this person fast to revive them.

Mission Accomplished

Unlocking: You have to activate Meridian.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Pathfinder

Unlocking: You have to become the new Pathfinder.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress. You will unlock it at the end of the prologue.

Peak Condition

Unlocking: You have to reach Level 40 in the single-player mode or Level 20 in multiplayer.

Commentary: This trophy isn't hard to unlock. If you want to reach Level 40 in the story campaign, remember to take on all available quests (even the small ones) and to carefully investigate all locations you visit (XP bonus for discoveries, unlocking new quests).

Pinpoint Shot

Unlocking: You have to hit 250 enemy weak points with a scoped weapon (single-player mode).

Commentary: You don't have to use a sniper rifle because you can equip other kinds of firearms with a scope.

Pyrotechnics Expert

Unlocking: You have to set three enemies on fire with one Flamethrower attack (single-player mode).

Commentary: Make your attempts in small rooms and/or while fighting numerous enemy groups. This increases your chance to ignite three foes simultaneously.

Role Model

Unlocking: You have to rescue the Asari ark.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Rough Landing

Unlocking: You have to detonate a Trip Mine with a thrown enemy (single-player mode).

Commentary: This trophy requires you to use two different skills. Setting mines is a skill connected to Combat, while throwing enemies is done by using Biotics.

Signal Tracking

Unlocking: You have to find the source of the strange signal found by Peebee.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress (the quest is connected to one of the companions).

Sucker Punch

Unlocking: You have to use melee attack on 25 enemies floating in the air (single-player mode).

Commentary: Biotics are used to make enemies float in the air.

Teamwork

Unlocking: You have to create 6 Strike Teams or gain 25 medals for assists in multiplayer.

Commentary: You can learn more about Strike Teams in the chapter dedicated to Strike Missions.

Terminator

Unlocking: You have to kill 2000 enemies.

Commentary: Remember to look for combat opportunities. Apart from fighting the Kett, Remnants, and bandits, also try to engage, for example, hostile fauna on the planets you explore.

Terraformer

Unlocking: You have to increase a habitable planet's Planetary Viability to 100%.

Commentary: The Planetary Viability is increased by completing quests connected to terraforming and performing extra activities on the surface. This mechanic is described in detail on a separate page of this guide. The easiest way to unlock this trophy is to increase the Viability of the first investigated planet, Eos.

Top Talent

Unlocking: You have to advance a Strike Team to Level 20.

Commentary: Strike Teams gain experience points for performing missions. Try to make sure that they succeed (high-percent success rate) because you receive more XP. Strike Missions are described in detail in a separate chapter of this guide.

Trapshooter

Unlocking: You have to kill 25 enemies floating in the air with Concussive Shot, Lance, or Incinerate (single-player mode).

Commentary: Biotics are used to make enemies float in the air. Once a foe is floating, use of the aforementioned skills to finish them off.

United

Unlocking: You must unite the outposts against a common enemy.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress.

Unwavering

Unlocking: You have to complete the single-player campaign at the highest difficulty level (Insanity) or complete 5 Gold extractions in multiplayer.

Commentary: It's easier to meet the second requirement since the single-player campaign is exceptionally difficult at the highest difficulty level (and very time-consuming).

Vanguard Surprise

Unlocking: You have to hit an enemy with Charge attack while cloaked (single-player mode).

Commentary: -

Veteran

Unlocking: You have to complete a combined 25 strike team missions or APEX multiplayer mode extractions.

Commentary: Victories in both mission types are summated.

With Our Powers Combined

Unlocking: You have to detonate 10 Primers prepared by your squad mates (single-player mode).

Commentary: Some of the available skills are Primers and Detonators. To unlock this trophy, you have to wait until your squad mates use Primers. More information on these skills can be found in the chapter dedicated to combat.

World-Shaper

Unlocking: You have to activate the first Remnant vault.

Commentary: This trophy is connected to story progress (the vault on Eos).

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