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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Game Guide & Walkthrough by gamepressure.com

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Game Guide & Walkthrough

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Achievements / Trophies | Basics MGS V: TPP Guide

In the base version of Metal Gear Solid V, there are 42 achievements and they have been listed below. These achievements are common for all the platforms - for PC (Steam achievements), for XBOX and for Playstation (trophies).

Accomplished

How to unlock: You have to complete all the main missions of the game.

Comment: You need to complete 50 missions in total. There is 31 main missions and 19 alternative versions which may be completed later on.

Achieved

Way to obtain: Complete all of the side missions in the game (Side-Ops).

Commentary: You gain access to most of them while playing the game. Only some of the missions set specific requirements - check out the appropriate chapter of this guide to learn more.

Apprentice

How to unlock: You have to complete a mission with a help of a Combat Unit member.

Comment: You may choose a team member during the preparation phase in the preparation menu as well as your support or your equipment. After showing the character list choose any character from the Combat Unit (however don't select Big Boss or your avatar). Remember, that some missions are designed for specific characters and will not allow you to select any other character to play.

Architect

Way to obtain: You need to establish all of the available platforms of the Mother Base.

Comment: This achievement takes a lot of time since it requires you to have a lot of money and resources. You need to build seven Mother Base platforms and develop every one of them as much as possible. Remember that every platform level increases the requirements you need to face to level it up again.

Army

Way to obtain: Reach tier 50 with all of the units at the Mother Base.

Commentary: This achievement requires no special preparations. All it requires is lots of time.

Awakening

Way to obtain: Complete the "Prologue: Awakening" mission.

Commentary: This is one of the first achievements that you obtain. What you need to do is simply complete the prologue (the mission in the hospital).

Battalion

Way to obtain: Expand the personnel of the Mother Base to, at least, 250.

Commentary: Remember to fulton, or transport with the chopper, as many prisoners and unconscious opponents, as possible.

Beekeeper

Way to obtain: Complete the "Where Do the Bees Sleep?" main mission.

Comment: It is the sixth mission of the game.

Captured

Way to obtain: Seize control over an enemy outpost.

Commentary: This one is an easy achievement and you can obtain it already during the first main mission of the game. Reach any outpost (they have been enumerated on the map of Afghanistan) and get rid of all the guards there (either render them unconscious or kill them).

Caravan

Way to obtain: Complete the "Traitors' Caravan" main mission.

Comment: It is the sixteenth mission of the game.

Cleared

How to unlock: You have to complete all the Side-Ops from the Mine Clearing group.

Comment: You will unlock new Mine Clearing missions during the entire game and they are focused on neutralizing the mine fields. After getting to a mine field try to use the D-Dog's to locate every mine. After that you may either disarm them (what is risky) or destroy them from a safe distance.

Collector

How to unlock: Collect all the Blueprints and Key Items.

Comment: Blueprints are collectibles which may be found during the missions as well as during the exploring the world. Kei Items are collected only by completing missions and all of their tasks.

Conservation

Way to obtain: Extract all of the species of animals in the game, back to the Mother Base.

Commentary: To extract the animals, you can use the pistol with sleeping darts, cages or fultoning devices (the bigger animals). In your zoo you may collect 47 animal species in total.

Cry Havoc

Way to obtain: Unlock the D-Dog as your Buddy.

Commentary: To learn more about buddies in the game, and about unlocking them, see the walkthrough for the game.

Deployment

How to unlock: You have to complete all the important Dispatch missions.

Comment: Dispatch missions are solved by your subordinates. After getting to a specific point in a main storyline you will unlock the Combat Deployment menu in your iDroid. From the available missions choose the ones that are on the top of the list since they are the most important ones. Complete as any missions as you can and after some time you will unlock this achievement.

Deterrence

Way to obtain: Develop nuclear weapon.

Comment: This option will be unlocked after getting to a specific point in a main storyline your R&D squad will be ordered to create the nuclear weapon. However you have to remember that this task takes a lot of GMP and resources.

Disappearance

Way to obtain: Complete the "A Quiet Exit" main mission.

Comment: It is one of the side missions during which are becoming available in the last part of the game. To unlock it you need to have a best possible relationship with the female sniper named Quiet.

Disarmament

Way to obtain: Get rid of the nuclear arsenal.

Comment: After creating the nuclear weapon (you may read about this in the Deterrence achievement description) decide to disarm it (what takes 100000 GMP).

Elite

Way to obtain: Complete all the missions and obtain rank S.

Commentary: Which rank you are awarded is made known to you at the end of the mission. Apart from that, it is displayed while you are browsing the available missions list.

Enhancement

Way to obtain: You need to research, at least, 50 items in the R&D department of the Mother Base.

Commentary: try to buy new inventions on a regular basis (if your current budget allows that) make sure to obtain new resources and upgrade your R&D team (these are the most frequent requirements for new inventions).

Executed

Way to obtain: Complete all the missions and complete all of the objectives.

Commentary: Each mission has one, up to several objectives. You need to complete all of the primary ones (also the ones that exclude each other), secondary and hidden. It is worth mentioning that the complete list of tasks (also the uncompleted tasks) is shown to you after the first completion of the mission. It will help you find out what do you have to do to complete a mission in a hundred percent.

Extraction

Way to obtain: You need to fulton (extract on a balloon) any given opponent.

Commentary: This achievement, virtually, cannot be missed. You can try to obtain it after you have completed the second main mission, when you obtain the fultoning device. Render any opponent unconscious, approach him and fulton him.

Gears Turn

Way to obtain: Complete the "Hellbound" main mission.

Comment: It is the twelfth mission of the game.

Hero

Way to obtain: You need to attain the Hero codename.

Comment: While completing the game try to take care of your Heroism Score. We presented this topic in our F.A.Q. chapter in the walkthrough part of the guide. Basically you need to collect 180000 points and also complete the 31st main mission.

Immortal

Way to obtain: Complete the "Metallic Archaea" main mission.

Comment: It is the twenty fifth mission of the game.

Interrogation

Way to obtain: Interrogate an enemy soldier.

Commentary: Only the interrogations, where you can understand the enemy, count. You first need to recruit the interpreter of the language (e.g. Russian) and you can do this while completing one of the Side-Ops. You start interrogation by grabbing the opponent from behind and picking the right item on the list.

Intruder

Way to obtain: You need to play the FOB mission in the Infiltration group.

Comment: After completing the 22nd main mission of the game you will be able to use the Forward Operating Base (FOB). From this moment you may connect to the MGS V servers and infiltrate the other players' bases.

Locked and Loaded

Way to obtain: You need to invent, at least 300 items at the R&D department at the Mother Base.

Commentary: try to buy new inventions on a regular basis (if your current budget allows that) make sure to obtain new resources and upgrade your R&D team (these are the most frequent requirements for new inventions).

Man's Best Friend

Way to obtain: You need to gain maximum favor with the D-Dog, i.e. one of your Buddies.

Commentary: Take the dog along on as many missions as possible. To learn more information on gaining favor with your buddies, see the walkthrough for the game.

Phantom Limb

Way to obtain: Complete the "Phantom Limbs" main mission.

Commentary: This is the first main mission of the game and it starts right after you complete the prologue.

Platoon

Way to obtain: Expand the personnel of the Mother base to, at least, 50.

Commentary: Remember to fulton, or transport with the chopper, as many prisoners and unconscious opponents, as possible.

Prosperity

Way to obtain: earn a total of 10 million GMP (the in-game currency).

Commentary: The main way of obtaining cash is by completing missions. The other interesting methods have been described in the walkthrough for the game, in the FAQ chapter.

Reinforcement

Way to obtain: Invent, at least, 100 items, thanks to R&D at the Mother Base.

Commentary: try to buy new inventions on a regular basis (if your current budget allows that) make sure to obtain new resources and upgrade your R&D team (these are the most frequent requirements for new inventions).

Reminiscence

Way to obtain: Obtain all of the hidden Memento Photos.

Comment: You may collect 11 Photos in total.

Skull

Way to obtain: Complete the "Sahelanthropus" main mission.

Comment: It is the thirty first and the last mission from the "core" set.

Speechless

Way to obtain: Unlock Quiet (the female sniper) as your Buddy.

Commentary: To learn more about your buddies and the circumstances in which you unlock them, see the walkthrough for the game.

To the Rescue

Way to obtain: Extract a female prisoner.

Commentary: You can obtain this achievement as a result of your progress in the main storyline, or thanks to side missions (Side-Op). After you locate a female prisoner, you can fulton her (extract her using the balloon) or request a chopper pickup.

Trusty Steed

Way to obtain: You need to gain maximum favor with the D-Horse, i.e. one of your Buddies.

Commentary: Take the horse along on as many missions as possible. To learn more information on gaining favor with your buddies, see the walkthrough for the game.

Truth

Way to obtain: Complete the main mission "Truth: The Man Who Sold the World".

Commentary: This is one of the main missions in the game.

Undertaken

Way to obtain: Complete any side mission (Side-Op).

Commentary: Side missions become available only after you have completed the initial main missions.

Voices

Way to obtain: Complete the "Voices" main mission.

Comment: It is the twentieth mission of the game.

War Buddy

Way to obtain: You need to gain maximum favor with Quiet (the female sniper), i.e. one of your Buddies.

Commentary: Take Quiet along on as many missions as possible. To learn more information on gaining favor with your buddies, see the walkthrough for the game.

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