Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops Achievements

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Incinerate 10 enemies with the flamethrower attachment in the POW compound.  

During the mission "Payback", you will be fighting through a POW compound found in the caves. Just before you get to the building to open the doors for your comrades, you will find an AK-47 on a crate with the Flamethrower attachment. Once you have the AK-47, press , and press  to use the flamethrower. Rush your enemies and burn them. You should more than enough ammo to burn through 10 enemies in the next area.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by joriverm
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 @ 08:09:39 PM

In the mission 'Payback', you'll come to the mouth of a cave and there will be a guy shooting flames at you. Woods tells you to pick it up, but you don't have to. However, if you want this achievement, be sure to get it and then use it on 10 people. I'd also suggest to do this on Recruit because it's hard to get close enough to enough enemies with the flamethrower.

Comment #2 by Wooden Pickle
Friday, November 12, 2010 @ 06:38:22 PM

do u have to do it before the cutscene with kravchenko or can u kill dudes after

Comment #3 by aKaBeasTTT
Sunday, November 14, 2010 @ 04:15:46 PM

@Pickle: You need to get it before you go after Krachenko as the level ends right after that cut scene.

Comment #4 by TOP GUNNER 7
Monday, November 15, 2010 @ 09:03:46 PM

can you do this on any difficulty?

Comment #5 by koosisloose
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 @ 07:29:36 AM

Just to confirm this is AFTER the bit where you pilot the Hind.

Comment #6 by Sheepdog
Monday, November 22, 2010 @ 02:43:54 AM

This also has to be done in one life, as opposed to the Unconventional Warfare achievement.

Comment #7 by raczer
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 @ 02:12:24 AM

If you die before you get 10 do you have to start the whole payback mission all over again or can you begin at the assualt with reznov?

Comment #8 by Charlie Whyte
Wednesday, December 01, 2010 @ 02:24:53 PM

does it have to be on mission payback?

Comment #9 by bung3D
Wednesday, December 08, 2010 @ 07:46:22 PM

this one is pretty easy on recruit, got it in first run through

Comment #10 by Hydrophillic
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 01:07:18 PM

This is hard as shit on veteran.

Comment #11 by Hydrophillic
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 01:13:00 PM

I'm gonna have to re-do this mission on recruit later. It's simply too hard to ambush people on veteran like that

Comment #12 by TheUglyCasanova
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 10:54:22 PM

Was too hard even on normal for me, but easy on recruit as was the other achievement related to this mission.

I'm more of a MP person, so I end up rushing too much in campaign and dying over and over.

Comment #13 by Bonzeemer
Sunday, January 02, 2011 @ 12:39:14 PM

Will have to try on recruit.

Comment #14 by JuicyBubble
Thursday, January 13, 2011 @ 11:12:39 AM

I can't even get this on Recruit. Stupid achievement... >.

Comment #15 by Jmer
Saturday, January 15, 2011 @ 08:05:03 AM

I've killed everyone on in the room with the flamethrow yet I the achievement still won't unlockn

Comment #16 by lethargicj
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 @ 01:58:48 AM

Same here. Doesn't matter how many I fry, it won't unlock.

Comment #17 by kjstewart
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 @ 02:25:42 AM

Gotta agree with last 3 posters, this achievement just won't pop even when I've gone back to try on recruit and killed everyone I could find with the flamethrower. Frustrating.

Comment #18 by pwner13
Thursday, January 27, 2011 @ 01:48:00 PM

i totally agree to, i killed evryone with flymethrower, but it didnt pop up

Comment #19 by Chase Me
Friday, January 28, 2011 @ 03:52:33 PM

It must be done in 1 life, and is very easy to get!

Comment #20 by downtowndad7
Friday, January 28, 2011 @ 07:50:53 PM

no where have i come across the flame thrower guy

Comment #21 by LostProphecy14
Wednesday, February 02, 2011 @ 09:58:55 PM

maybe it has to be at least on regular

Comment #22 by LostProphecy14
Thursday, February 03, 2011 @ 11:24:00 AM

mvm i got it on recruit. i think it wont unlock 4 some cuz ur allies may kill them be4 ur flames do

Comment #23 by deanloco
Saturday, February 19, 2011 @ 01:21:03 PM

I had the same problem, got 10+ killls with the flame thrower and the achievement wouldnt come up.
Apparently my mistake was burning them just enough so that they'll die. What I did differently was that I really sticked it to them. Put them on fire until they were completely down and dead (you have enough ammo anyways so might as well). And the achievement poped up. Hoped this helped.

Comment #24 by JOSH21nov1
Thursday, February 24, 2011 @ 07:59:49 PM

my girlfriend told me to shut up caus i was sayn burn bitches burn

Comment #25 by ChaosDaddy187
Tuesday, March 08, 2011 @ 02:07:35 PM

@#24 thats funny.

Could not do it on veteran. Did it on recruit. you need to flame ten people without dieing and you'll get it on the tenth kill.

Comment #26 by robzomb
Thursday, March 10, 2011 @ 08:34:49 PM

Do it on recruit!! After Hind action, go into cave entrance. Kill guy w/flamethrower and pick it up. Do not worry about killing 10 guys in the fisrt cave. Free the POW's and follow them into the next room. From here, on recruit difficulty, run in towards the back and light up everyone!! You might die, who cares, doesn't matter. You just have to kill 10 without dying!! Fry'em up and it should pop!!

Comment #27 by K1LL46H05T
Friday, March 11, 2011 @ 09:17:07 PM

This is pretty hard even on regular but i don't really want to play the whole thing again even on recruit

Comment #28 by bronson23
Sunday, April 03, 2011 @ 03:17:24 AM

I had to do this one a couple times. The good thing though is if you die you start from right in front of the cave. So if you go in and only get 9 people or less in that last cave before Krevchanko then you start right in front of that cave again.

Comment #29 by smolotheklown
Friday, April 08, 2011 @ 12:29:57 AM

I have gone in killed everyone with the damn flamer but Achie not unlocking. I checked to make sure I didnt get it and still nothing. Does it pop up just as you finish the last guy off or does it happen after the level?

Comment #30 by Miss Tracey
Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 07:28:12 PM

I don't know why but I tried for 3 hours to get it on Veteran. Frickin' impossible.
I gave up lol. Has anyone got it on Veteran? Props if you have.

Comment #31 by migpao
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:55:19 AM

I tried it on veteran earlier and I shat my pants, it's like impossible. It's better if you try it on recruit. You got more HP @_@

Comment #32 by purkeypilot
Saturday, May 14, 2011 @ 10:56:06 AM

Ya...I attempted this one on my Veteran playthrough...was NOT happening. Going back on recruit and knocking this out as well as all the intel :)

Comment #33 by MnPurplePain
Monday, June 20, 2011 @ 04:00:37 AM

wow i even tried it on recruit still kinda tough

Comment #34 by ShortXxXFuse
Friday, June 24, 2011 @ 08:55:08 PM

Geez...had to do this multiple times even on recruit. Even if you think you've gotten them all, keep trying. I actually ran out of flame one round, because I was trying to kill them "too thoroughly" I guess. Got it after a few times. Thanks for all your help!

Comment #35 by Paramour Dragon
Thursday, July 07, 2011 @ 12:35:40 AM

I had to go through Payback twice on recruit, but you really need to make a run
for it in order for the AI to not take all of your kills. You should get the
achievement right away too.

Comment #36 by MyGamertag4EVER
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @ 12:49:30 PM

you have to do it after you get out of the gunship

Comment #37 by p1ay my f1ute
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 @ 01:49:11 AM

easy achievement just do it on recruit and just keep running around cause the ai's will steal your kills, also oce they are unfire they will die so dont waste your time and flame

Comment #38 by Lash 72
Sunday, September 04, 2011 @ 10:12:20 PM

The trick to this achievement is to be thorough in lighting them up but not
wasteful. Also, this is best attempted on Recruit. I got it on my 2nd try.

Comment #39 by ScottGKR
Sunday, September 18, 2011 @ 05:47:15 PM

Cheers for tips, will try this soon, didn`t try it on first reg playthrough, didn`t dare it on vet!!!

Comment #40 by Trucidar
Friday, October 14, 2011 @ 05:00:29 AM

What a pain in the ass. Did the mission twice and burned em thoroughly and it didn't unlock.

Comment #41 by Sasenai
Sunday, January 22, 2012 @ 07:22:06 PM

That's funny:d I love flamethrower:p

Comment #42 by joelrea13
Sunday, January 22, 2012 @ 10:32:33 PM

Couldn't get this one on normal, cause my guys kept killing my burn victims.

Comment #43 by Jeerrraayyyyyyy
Thursday, February 09, 2012 @ 04:39:04 PM

Got it on my first try. Did it on recruit. I burned them until they dropped their weapon which means a kill I guess. Pretty easy.

Comment #44 by DC Ronan
Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 05:24:46 AM

is it an actual flamethrower or a AK with a Flame attachment?>

Comment #45 by themkl
Thursday, March 28, 2013 @ 12:05:18 PM

Easy on recruit.

Comment #46 by xl4everlostlx
Monday, April 15, 2013 @ 03:53:40 PM

This is fucking bullshit. I charge to the back setting everyone I see on fire. But they end up getting shot by my fucking team before I make it to 10.

Comment #47 by nselvo
Sunday, May 26, 2013 @ 12:39:35 AM

If you're having trouble, toss a flashbang then let loose with the flamethrower. I managed to get the achievement on hardened using this strategy so it should definitely make things easier for anyone that's still having trouble on lower difficulties.

Comment #48 by TheAssassinof13
Sunday, June 01, 2014 @ 06:28:27 PM

So I found out that you can't get this achievement on S.O.G; had to learn that the hard way though.

Comment #49 by kelvinb108
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 @ 12:51:20 AM

same #16 damn thing wont pop n i killed like 25 people with it

Comment #50 by FPSnoob2012
Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 02:10:18 AM

45 minutes dying on Hardened. F&ck this.

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Game Info


US November 09, 2010

HDD Space Required : 6.82 GB
Backward compatible on Xbox One: Yes
Price: $39.99USD
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