Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Achievement Guide

Guide By: Legiion
There are 20 achievements with a total of 200 points.

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-Estimated achievement difficulty: 6/10
-Offline: 20 (200)
-Online: 0 (0)
-Approximate time to 200: 6 hours+ (Depends on Skill)
-Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1 (Level Select)
-Missable Achievements: None
-Glitched Achievements: None
-Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
-Extra equipment needed? No extra equipment needed
-Does difficulty affect achievements? No

Welcome the achievement guide for NFS: Hot Pursuit! NFS: Hot Pursuit is second Need for Speed game on the Windows Phone market. The game has two different careers with a separate achievement list for each of the two. All in all, it's probably the best racing game for the Windows Phone. So, if you enjoy racing games, do not hesitate to pick it up!

The game has a level-up system for the cars. Everytime you win/get a set number of stars you'll earn bounty. This will level you up, and you will get better cars as you level up more.

Tips and hints:
-Get used to not obtaining three stars on a race the first time you try. Most of the time you'll have to keep playing it or get a better car
-I consider the racing career to be the hardest, so I suggest that you start with the police career to get a feel for the game
-Many people are going to struggle with 3-staring the final race in the racer career, "the duel". To 3-star it you need to complete the race with 20 seconds or more left on the clock. I did this with the Koenigsegg CCX. Use overdrive whenever it's available, and all the nitro you have on the straight sections. This may require several attempts and can be quite hard, so just keep at it.
-All achievements pop at the end of the events

[x360a would like to thank Legiion for this Roadmap]

Training Wheels1
Finish the tutorial. 

When you first start the career for the first time, you will be asked if you want to play a tutorial. Accept it and complete it, then this will pop. You can also find the tutorial in the options.

A Real Badge5
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 1 

See "Chest Full of Medals"

Working For The Man10
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 2 

See "Chest Full of Medals"

Third Time's A Charm15
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 3 

See "Chest Full of Medals"

Chest Full Of Medals20
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 4 

This requires you to get 3 stars on all the events in the four different tiers. The different events vary in both type and difficulty. Some races you can 3 star the first time you play it, other races you may only get 1 or 2 stars the first time around. If you see that you are far away from the target time or targets, you may want to advance in the career to get better cars. Most of the events in the cop career are fairly easy and with enough practice and time, you will get this.

Cause 50 opponents to hit Spike Strips 

If you do not have this after the end of the campaign, this can easily be grinded out on the level "Aggression Check" in tier 2. I used the Koenigsegg CCX, and on this level the cars are quite slow so they are easy to hit. Right before deploying the spike strips, you'll notice a meter at the bottom of the screen. When this turns green, you are almost guaranteed to hit. Do this a cumulative total of 50 times and this achievement will be yours.

Get 100 Roadblock hits 

If you do not have this after the end of the campaign, this can be grinded out on the level "Just Rampage" in tier 1. I also did this with the Koenigsegg CCX. In this event the cars are not that fast and seems to hit the roadblock more often. Doing this 100 times will net you this one.

Coming Through10
Nudge 200 cars 

To nudge a car you need to hit another car with a bit of force and about 100 mph. You know you have succeeded when "Nudge!" appears on the screen. This is cumulative and after doing this 200 times, this will pop.

Nice and Tidy13
Drive without colliding for a total of 15mi (20km) 

I am still not sure as to what the game means with colliding, but I got this on the level "Performance Review". I tried to drive as carefully as possible, but I still hit things here and there. This popped the fourth time I did it.

Globe Trotter6
Drive 60mi (100km) 

This is cumulative and will come through natural play. I got this while playing through tier 2.

Breaking The Law10
Take down 100 Cops 

This is cumulative and may be a bit of a grind. I did it on the event "Escape Artist" on tier 1 and I averaged about 3 takedowns per time. Also, I higly recommend completing the race with a star or two, to make sure your progress is saved. After 100 takedowns, this will pop.

Eat My Dust5
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 1 

See "Leader of the Pack"

Grinding The Grid10
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 2 

See "Leader of the Pack"

The Magic Number15
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 3 

See "Leader of the Pack"

Leader Of The Pack20
Get 3 Stars on all events in Tier 4 

This requires you to get 3 stars on all events in the different tiers. As for the cop ones, be prepared to return to previous races with better cars to get those three stars. Especially the final race in tier 4 is extra hard. To 3-star it, you need to finish the race with 20 or more seconds left on the clock. Use all your powerups when they are available, especially overdrive. I also suggest using nitro on straight sections or if the police car is just about to overtake you. This may require several attempts, so good luck!

G Force10
Reach 250Mph (400 Km/h) 

I was able to get this with the Koenigsegg CCX. I used a combination of overdrive and nitro. So, find an event with overdrive and keep driving until you come to a long straight section. Use both the nitro and the overdrive, and you should be able to top 250 mph and obtain this achievement

Drift for a total of 250 seconds 

This is cumulative and will most likely come through natural play. I got this while going for cop takedowns as I was drifting all over the place to slow myself down. Just keep drifting as much as possible and this will pop eventually.

Close Call10
Get 50 Near Misses 

This is also cumulative. A near miss is when you come very close to a car, but you just don't hit it. Doing this 50 times will net you this one.

Cunning Stunt Driver5
Do 10 Handbrake 180s 

I did this on the very first event. A handbrake 180 is when you swipe down whilst quickly turning left or right. You need a bit of speed for this, and around 100 mph should suffice. Do this ten times, then finish the race. As soon as you've finished this will pop.

Nitrous Fiend5
Use Nitrous for a total of 1000 seconds 

This is also cumulative. To activate nitro, just swipe up on your screen. I got this during the fourth tier. This will come through natural play.

Game Info
EA Mobile
Electronic Arts


US February 01, 2012

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