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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Achievements

There is a total of 63 achievements for the main game in Shadow of the Tomb Raider. More achievements may be added with the upcoming DLC. The numbers are only there to make sure I list all of them.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Achievements

Main game

1. Look, Over There!
Kill 3 enemies while they are distracted.

2. First Blood
Perform a Stealth Takedown from a mud-covered wall.

More help: Your first chance to do this is in Kuwaq Yaku. After having enteret the ruins Abby pointed you to, follow the path and eliminate the soldiers to arrive at a mud puddle. Cover yourself in mud and proceed through the hole in the wall, where you will have the opportunity to get this achievement.

3. Asking Price
Buy an item from a merchant.

More help: The first opportunity to do this is in Kuwaq Yaku, but any merchant will do. Purchase an item from the merchant to unlock the achievement.

4. Like a Shadow
Stealth Takedown 25 enemies.

More help: Perform stealth takedowns by killing enemies while undetected. Hide in bushes, or against vine or mud covered walls to remain undetected. Kill enemies by clicking [F] when they are near you. You can only stealth kill enemies that are glow yellow when using survival instincts. Trying to stealth kill an enemy that is glowing red will alert the nearby enemies.

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5. Untold Riches
Gather 40 gold ore.

More help: Gold ore can be found throughout the world, but a fast way to get this achievement is to explore challenge tombs and crypts, where you will often find gold laid out as sacrifice.

6. Turned Tables
Kill 5 enemies while they are searching for Lara

7. Help thy Neighbor
Complete a Side Mission.

More help: Complete any side mission to unlock this achievement. The first chance to complete this is in Kuwaq Yaku. Find Omar and follow the directions of the side mission to complete is.

8. Point of Interest
Learn of 5 interesting locations from civilians.

More help: When walking around a hub, talk to NPCs with a speech bubble icon. These NPC glow ehn using survival instinct. Not all of them reveal points of interest, but simply keep talking to all the NPCs you encounter, and you will eventually unlock the achievement.

9. Playing with Fire
Burn 2 enemies simultaneously.

More help: Your first opportunity to unlock this achievement is in Kuwaq Yaku. After having entered the ruins Abby pointed you to, follow the path and eliminate the soldiers while remaining undetected. The path will take you to two bottles, which you can turn into molotov cocktails and throw at two nearby enemies to unlock this achievement.

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10. Treasures from the Past
Decipher a Monolith.

More help: Increasing Lara’s language proficiency will allow her to decipher monoliths to find hidden items nearby. There are a multitude of monoliths in the game, and translating any one of them will unlock the achievement.

11. First Steps
[buy a skill]

More help: When sitting at a by a camp fire, you can upgrade Lara’s skills. Use your skill points to purchase any skill to unlock this achievement.

12. Survival Instincts 
Defeat the Empress Jaguar

13. Archeologist
Complete an Artifact Collection

14. New Heights
Complete a climb using found Overhang Climbing Gear

15. Last Known Position
Lose the enemy 10 times

16. Marksman
Perform 20 headshots with the bow

17. Chain Gang
Perform the Serpent’s Fury 3 times

18. Zoologist
Collect 20 critters

19. Better Equipped
Get 3 pieces of equipment

20. Quite the Adventure
Complete the Game

21. Smart and Recourceful

Complete Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Smart and Resourceful difficulty

22. Makeshift Arsenal
Fully upgrade a weapon.

More help: Upgrade weapons when sitting at a basecamp. Note that this achievement does not require you to purchase the skill which allows for upgrade level 4.

23. Total Party Kill
Kill 5 enemies with friendly fire

24. Resting Places
Uncover 3 Crypts’ secrets

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25. Up to the Challenge
Complete 5 Challenges

26. Stele Hunter
Complete 3 Challenge Tombs

27. Unwelcome Guests
Get rid of the pillagers outside of Kuwaq Yaku

More help: This achievement requires you to complete a side mission in Kuwaq Yaku. Find a character named Omar and follow the objectives for the side mission to unlock the achievement.

28. Fire of LIfe
Enter the Temple of Life’s inner chamber

More help: This achievement is story related and cannot be missed.

29. Legendary Hunter
Hunt 5 rare animals

30. Rite of Passage
Complete Shadow of the Tomb Raider on the Rite of Passage difficulty

31. To the nines
Restore and equip a matching vestige outfit.

32. Underwater Archeologist
Collect 5 underwater artifacts.

More help: Here are five locations of underwater artifacts:

  • In Kuwaq Yaku, near the docs.
  • In The Hidden City, as you are swimming from the abandoned village to the next part of the game.

33. That’s a Knife!
Fully upgrade the Makeshift Knife


Updated: 14.9.2018

Written by germundson

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