MX vs. ATV Alive

MX vs. ATV Alive Achievement Guide

Guide By: roneraven
There are 45 achievements with a total of 1000 points.

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- Estimated achievement difficulty: 4-5/10
- Offline: 40 (895)
- Online: 5 (105)
- Approximate amount of time to 1000: 20+
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
- Number of missable achievements: None
- Do cheat codes disable achievements? None
- Does difficulty affect achievements? Only for "All Around Talent" level 1 Race goals
- Glitchy achievements: Possibly "All Around Talent"
- Unobtainable achievements: None
- Extra equipment needed? None

[x360a would like to thank roneraven for this Road Map]

Looking Cool10
Customize your vehicle or rider (2) 

From the main menu select customize vehicle or rider, change something, and back out.

No Help Needed20
Earn a podium on Xbox LIVE with assists turned off (2) 

During the Pre-Race lobby of an Xbox LIVE match, hit  and turn off the two assists. Finish the race and earn a podium finish.

Cover the Bases20
Finish at least one race at each track 

As you progress you will unlock all of the tracks. Simply finish a race at each location.

On the Edge20
Save 35 wrecks using wreck avoidance 

See "That Was Close"

True Skills10
Change your Rider Skills 

From the main menu select Equip Rider Skills and select a skill under both sections. You may need to unlock an additional skill first. You may use two skills at once.

On the Right Track20
Finish a race without going off track 

You will most likely get this as you progress. If you're having difficulties just go slow for the entire race as you just have to finish the race, not win.

Land a backflip (1) 

To perform a backflip hold the Trick Modifier () before a jump and hold down on  as you go off.

Gone Shopping10
Visit the MotoClub Depot 

From the main menu select MotoClub Depot. Xbox LIVE required.

Complete 50 overtakes using bar banging 

As you progress this will most likely unlock. Make sure you run into people as you pass them.

Front Runner40
Win 35 races online (7) 

Grab a partner and start a private session online. I suggest using the short track Kinoko because its the shortest track. Set the laps to minimum.

That Was Close30
Save 100 wrecks using wreck avoidance 

As you play through the game, save a wreck by pressing  in the direction it shows on screen when prompted. Do this 35 times for On The Edge and 100 times for this.

Complete 5 overtakes with bar banging in a race 

Same as Bully, simply run into people as you pass them five times in one race.

High Miles20
Ride for over 100 miles in Free Ride (4) 

This is cumulative. There is no way to check how many miles you have ridden total, but it will tell you how many miles you have ridden at the end each session. This does not pop until the end of a session.

Medal Chaser20
Win a Gold medal in a Free Ride Challenge 

Press  during a free ride, press  to bring up the challenges, and it will tell you what is needed to accomplish the next medal.

Earn a medal in a Free Ride Challenge 

See "Medal Chaser"

Testing the Waters20
Hydroplane over 120 feet of water (2) 

Select the Devil's Playground Free Ride location and ride straight until you reach the beach. Go into the water and simply ride close to the beach while staying IN the water until this pops.

Play Rides25
Find the bonus vehicle in all of the Free Ride events (2) 

A picture guide can be found here and a video guide can be found here.

Fast Lap20
Capture a record lap time 

Simply set a record lap time. If it doesnt pop right away, beat one of your personal best times.

Top of the Line20
Own a 3 star MX or ATV 

Get one vehicle from any class to 3 stars. If you need to work on your vehicle XP, simply load up the short track Kinoko on a difficulty level you can reach first place at with minimum laps and keep winning until you reach 3 stars.

Bragging Rights20
Beat a friend's record in a Free Ride Challenge (1) 

Your friend's records will posted on the bottom of the screen before selecting which Free Ride session you want. Beat one of their records and you will unlock this. Xbox LIVE is required.

World Class15
Finish 50 races on Xbox LIVE (4) 

Grab a partner, load up a private Xbox LIVE session, and finish 50 races. Easiest done while you are banging out the 35 required wins.

Wreck 50 times 

This should come naturally as you progress, but if not just wreck intentionally.

Green to Checkers10
Get the holeshot and win a race 

To get a holeshot, simply be the first person to the first turn and you will see a yellow message pop up in the bottom left of the screen saying you got the holeshot. To get a jump off the line, hold in  and give it some gas. When the gates drop release  and away you go.

Getting Known10
Reach Rider XP Level 2 and meet James Stewart 

See "Record Chaser"

Create an Image10
Almost Amateur, Reach Rider XP Level 6 and make a name for yourself 

See "Record Chaser"

Pull off 100 stunts 

This should come naturally as you progress, but if not just focus on performing stunts.

Radical Dude15
Win the race and do a 360 over the finish line jump (4) 

Hold the Trick Modifier before a jump and then move  left or right then quickly down. Make sure you are winning the race and attempt this on the last jump before the finish line.

All Around Talent30
Achieve every level 1 Race Goal (6) 

This is the hardest achievement in the game. From the main menu select Records. In the top right corner you will see the requirements for reaching the next level (scroll down for each goal). All level 1 goals need to be at the first line in order to get this.

Level Headed10
Reach Amateur Status at Rider XP Level 10 

This will come as you progress and gain XP.

Record Chaser100
Reach Rider XP level 50, chasing records is all that is left (1) 

Reach level 50. Most likely you will need to grind out some XP by just continuing to win races. Make sure to use the bonus XP rider skill also.

Be the Star20
Win a race with the James Stewart character (2) 

Go to customize rider then scroll down until you see James Stewart. Pick him and win a race.

New Hero, for Now30
Defeat James Stewart in a race (4) 

James Stewart will randomly appear once you get to pro status. Simply beat him when he appears.

Racing Forward15
Almost Pro, Reach Rider XP level 18 

See "Record Chaser"

It's On25
Welcome to the big leagues, it's time to race James Stewart, Pro Rider XP level 25 

See "Record Chaser"

Getting Comfortable15
Earn a podium 3 races in a row 

Simply get on a podium three races in a row.

Off and Racing10
Finish a race 

Win or lose, this will unlock after your first race.

Hot Streak50
Win 5 races in a row (2) 

A little bit more difficult than "Getting Comfortable", but still fairly simple.

Factory Garage20
Own a 3 star vehicle for each class 

Must have at least one vehicle from each class at 3 stars. The classes are MX125, MX250, MX450, ATV250, and ATV450. See "Top Of The Line"

Podium Pro30
Earn a podium on each track 

See "Greatest of All Time"

MotoSport Holeshot King25
Capture 3 MotoSport holeshots in a row 

Refer to "Green to Checkers". You must do three in a row.

Free Ride Pro30
Get at least a silver in all the Challenges in a Free Ride event 

See "Medal Chaser"

Beat a rider with a higher Rider XP than you (2) 

This is done online. Simply come in a higher position than another person with a higher level than you.

Greatest of All Time40
Win a race at every track 

Come in first place on every track. You can lower the difficulty if needed.

Pull a wheelie over 150 feet (2) 

Select Devils's Playground in Free Ride and head to the beach since it is mostly flat and open. It's easier to control the bikes at slower speeds.

When It Counts15
Win a race after not leading until the last lap 

Stay in second place or lower the entire race until the last lap then win.

Game Info


US May 10, 2011

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