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Red Faction: Guerrilla

Red Faction: Guerrilla Achievement Guide

Guide By: Filter X 2007, jappe66
There are 60 achievements with a total of 1250 points.


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Overview:
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 6.5/10
- Offline: 26 (580)
- Online: 24(420)
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DLC Offline: 10 (250)
- Approximate amount of time to 1250: 72 hours +
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1 (If you get all of the actions in one go)
- Number of missable achievements: None!
- Glitched achievements: None!
- Do cheat codes disable achievements?: Yes
- Does difficulty affect achievements?: No

Introduction:
Welcome Mars and the third installment of the Red Faction series and the first to be released on the 360. This game is a somewhat frustrating game to get the full 1000 on for some, and easy for others. Most people have had trouble getting the Revolutionary achievement for completing all of the 104 guerrilla actions. Follow this road map before you start and (hopefully) you'll have no problems.

Step 1: Getting started

First thing, the difficulty matters for nothing in this game. Save yourself a lot of headache and play the campaign on easy. Next thing you'll want to do is get THIS list of radio actions (one's that are not located on your map, you get them called in on a radio in the vehicles) and mark them off as you complete them. This is the biggest problem people have.

Step 2: Playthrough
Once you have your list ready, play through the campaign (on easy) and complete all of the actions (green markers on your map) as you go. As you liberate a sector, you will not have access to finish any left over actions you have missed until the end of the game. You can do this either way – personally, I found it much easier to do them as I go and keep track of which one's I've done. Every time you get a radio action called in, if you can, drop what you are doing and try your best to complete it. If you fail, it will pop up again. Just remember to mark off which one's you complete as you go. If you finish the campaign and you still have not finished all of the radio guerrilla actions, try and use the maps with the link above list to find the spawning point and get it to activate. This is where most people get lost. I spent 15 hours + trying to get 2 missions to spawn because I didn't know where they spawn, so I had to restart the game.

You can run through all of the stories missions (Yellow diamond on your map) pretty fast if you want, you'll just need to lower EDF control as you go to liberate a sector. Once the EDF control is at zero, the sector will be liberated and another one will open up with new actions and story missions. Keep doing this until you have beat the campaign. Try to not mine any ore while playing the game, save this for your clean up and do it all at once.

Step 3: Cleaning up
Once you finish the campaign, go back and finish anything you might have missed, like the pro times for demolition and transporter missions or the 1 billion credits worth of damage if you did not get it during the campaign. This is also your chance to finish any guerrilla actions you may have missed on your first playthough. Remember that the ones you have completed are a dim green on your map and the one you've yet to complete are lit up bright green. Check your progress in the statistics menu. Please refer to the achievement guide for tips and links to videos to help you finish these, especially the pro times.

Now you'll have to go on a collecting spree to mine the ore, collect the radio tags and destroy the propaganda. Use THIS interactive map for collecting all of those. Also remember that you can see ore on your mini map, indicated by a small red dot and radio tags by a blinking green dot. The only other game mode you'll have to play is wrecking ball for 3 achievements as that's not online. Refer to the achievement guide for info and tips on the wrecking ball achievements. Any other achievements you have left over should be fairly straight forward.

Step 4: Online

Almost all of the online achievements can be boosted with 2 people in custom matches. You'll need to get few extra people to boost a few of the bonus xp events for the Mad Genius achievement. The only other 2 achievements that need to be done in ranked matches is the 250 games played/wins. Just keep playing ranked games until you get these done. For Boosting your XP, check out THIS thread for the fastest way. Remember you gain XP in custom matches. Check the achievement trading thread HERE if you need a boosting partner.

Step 5: DLC
If you have the Demons of the Badlands DLC, it's very easy to finish the 10 achievements in 5 or 6 hours. More than half of the points are just story related and can be unlocked within an hour or two. Then a little bit of collecting and some pro times will net you the 250. Refer to the guide for any questions on these particular achievements or the DotB guide thread, which can be found HERE. The other online DLC's do not have any new achievements.

Conclusion
This game will take a while to finish, but it's definitely worth it. The tricky part is finishing the 104 guerrilla actions. If you've done this, the rest is a piece of cake. Congrats on beating Red Faction Guerrilla!

[x360a would like to thank Filter X 2007 for this Road Map]


Welcoming Committee10
Complete the Tutorial mission. 

This is the first mission in the game, complete the objectives and return back to your start point to progress in the story.

Before you proceed, there are no achievements for difficulty, you can play and complete the game on whatever skill level you feel comfortable with.

Martian Tea Party10
Complete 2 missions for the Red Faction. 

Complete the first 2 story missions in the game to unlock this achievement. Story related mission are a yellow diamond on your map. Access your map by hitting the button.

Spread the Word10
Liberate Parker Sector. 

Parker sector is the first of six areas on mars to liberate. See "Coup D'etat" for more info.

Death From Above20
Liberate Dust Sector. 

See "Coup D'etat" for more info.

Friendly Skies30
Liberate Badlands Sector. 

See "Coup D'etat" for more info.

Don't Tread On Me40
Liberate Oasis Sector. 

See "Coup D'etat" for more info.

Coup D'etat50
Liberate Eos Sector. 

 Liberate each sector of Mars. To liberate a sector, you need to:

  • Destroy all EDF structures, this will help bring EDF control down a lot faster. These are blue markers with a star in the middle on your map.
  • Complete the Story related mission (yellow diamond)
  • Completely drain EDF control. You do this by killing EDF soldiers & destroying EDF owned property (red dots on the map). It is not necessary to finish all of the Guerrilla Actions (green circles on your map) to liberate a sector, but it will work towards other achievements. You can do these after you finish the campaign.
Red Dawn100
Liberate Mars. 

Complete the final mission in the game (Mars Attacks) and this will unlock.

Insurgent5
Complete 5 Guerrilla Actions. 

See 'Revolutionary' for more info.

Guerrilla10
Complete 25 Guerrilla Actions. 

See 'Revolutionary' for more info.

Freedom Fighter15
Complete 50 Guerrilla Actions. 

See 'Revolutionary' for more info.

Revolutionary25
Complete all Guerrilla Actions. (7) 

Guerrilla actions are marked by green circles on your map, there are 104 in total. If you move your map cursor over them, it will tell you the specific task/tasks to accomplish. Some involve rescuing hostages, stealing vehicles, and destroying EDF structures. Here's a list of the types of missions that are considered 'Guerrilla Missions':

  • House Arrest
  • Guerrilla Raid
  • Collateral Damage
  • Transporter
  • Demolitions Master
  • Heavy Metal

Also, if you get radio messages to hijack a convoy, help with an EDF assault or do an interception, these also count towards your Guerrilla actions total. You DO NOT need to finish these before you complete the game. After you finish the last mission you are able to go back and complete all of the actions you missed your first time through.

Clean and Righteous!15
Destroy 5 High Importance targets. 

When you scroll over an EDF building on your map (Destruction Target - Blue icon) it will tell you the level of importance, some are medium and others are high. Just destroy 5 High importance targets and the achievement will unlock. If at all possible, try NOT to destroy any bridges that are targets, as this will make some of your transporter pro times a lot harder. Remember to check your progress in the Statistics menu. (Pause menu -> Statistics)

Warp Speed15
Beat all Transporter Pro times. (3) 

Look for a guerrilla action with a clock as the icon. Go to the location and steal the vehicle bringing it back to the target location within the pro time. The target location will not be visible until you are in the vehicle. If you leave your vehicle for more than 10 seconds, you will fail the mission. Beat all the pro times for theses missions to unlock the achievement.

These are found in each sector of mars. There are 18 total. Check how far along you are in the statistics achievement progress menu. Also, check out this thread for hints and tips on beating the pro times.

Got Any Fingers Left?15
Beat all Pro times in Demolitions Master. 

The map icon for these challenges looks just like the achievement tile. You must beat the pro time of each Demolition challenge to get this. The challenge involve different ways of taking down structures. Usually, the best way is to go for the lower supports and let the building topple over itself.

These are found in each sector of mars. There are 16 total. Check how far along you are in the statistics achievement progress menu. Also, check out this thread for hints and tips on beating pro times. 

Lost Memories25
Locate all missing radio tags. (3) 

Radio tags are hidden all throughout Mars. They are marked on your map by a very small blinking green dot. There are 36 total. Check how far along you are in the statistics achievement progress menu.

You can find all collectibles and locations using the following map.

Working the Land25
Mine all ore locations. 

Ore is mined from Ore crystals. These are piles of black crystal that pretty much just look like black rock. When you find one, push or with your sledgehammer and break it a part and you'll see a small Red crystal pop out. THIS is ore. Collect it and move one. There are 300 ore mines throughout the game and are marked on your map by a small red dot. Check how far along you are in the statistics achievement progress menu.

Free Your Mind25
Destroy all instances of propaganda. 

You will find propaganda dotted around each sector in the form of billboards, they're quite hard to miss so you shouldn't have any problem finding them. There are 50 in total, once you find one just drive into the pole holding up the billboard. Use the interactive map to find all the locations, there are no billboards located in the last 2 sectors.

One Man Army25
Complete 25 killing sprees during the Campaign. 

You will start a killing spree when you kill 3 soldiers back to back. You will get a notification on the right side of your screen when you have a killing spree. Sprees accumulate after 3 kills, get 25 separate sprees to unlock the achievement.

Disaster Area50
Destroy 1 billion credits worth of EDF property. 

EDF property consists of bases, vehicles, structures and supplies. Basically, if you can blow it up, it counts. You will get this through the course of the campaign. You do not need to complete this before finishing the campaign, you can continue destroying EDF property after you've liberated Mars. Remember you can keep track of how much damage you have caused by checking the Statistics in the pause menu.

Broken Supply Line10
Destroy 250 EDF supply crates. 

You will find these scattered around near EDF buildings, you can't really miss them, When you smash one a notification will show in the top left corner of your screen telling you how many you have destroyed. Find 250 to unlock this achievement, there are more than 250 crates in the game, just destroy them whenever you see them.

Power to the People10
Raise the Morale of 3 sectors to 100%. 

I suggest when doing this achievement you start with the first 3 sectors to get it out of the way. All you have to do is for each sector is finish a couple side missions and then do the regular missions. For each mission you will get a certain amount of morale. If you press back to find the mission you can highlight it and it will tell you how much morale you will receive for completing the mission.

Remember that you only have to raise the morale to 100% once for each of the sectors, it doesn't matter if they drop in percentage as it still counts.

Tank Buster10
Blow up 100 small hydrogen tanks. (2) 

Hydrogen tanks are small blue tanks that can be found around mars. You can pick them up using the button. You can also throw them using the . They are great for helping to take down structures. Just shoot 100 of them and this will unlock.

Best Friends Forever10
Kill 100 EDF with the sledgehammer during the Campaign. 

You will start out with the sledgehammer from the very start of the game. Kill 100 EDF soldiers with it to get this achievement. Use the and for different attacks while the hammer is selected.

Coming Down!10
Destroy 50 EDF owned buildings. 

Simply destroy 50 different EDF buildings in the campaign (ones that are marked on your map). You should get this fairly quick in the campaign. Check your progress in the pause menu under Stats.

Freed Space10
Destroy 50 EDF flyers. 

You will start to see these when you are liberating your 2nd settlement. Easy way to take them out is Heat seeking rocket (which can be purchased from the supply store later in the game), you can also use your assault rifle.

One guerrilla action side mission will allow you to ride as a gunman on a bike, raise your alert level and the EDF flyers will soon be following you. Repeat this process until the achievement unlocks.

Just the Beginning5
Win a Matchmaking match. (2) 

Join a matchmaking game, any type of match counts and keep playing until your on the winning team.

Start of Something Special5
Play 5 Matchmaking matches. (2) 

Take part in 5 matchmaking games, complete each game either win or loose but make sure you stay until the end.

Doing Your Part10
Kill 10 enemies in a Matchmaking Match. (1) 

Get 10 kills in a single match, using the sledgehammer will allow you to perform 1 hit kills. This should come fairly soon to most players without to much difficulty.

Juggernaut5
Destroy a Siege target. (1) 

A siege match is where you attack the other teams buildings/bridges and try to destroy them. You do this for half of the match and then you switch to the defense side. When attacking, just be the player to deliver the final blow to one of the targets - you do not have to inflict all of the damage.

Doozer5
Reconstruct a Damage Control target. (1) 

While on the defensive, use your Reconstruct tool to fix a destroyed target. Use to rebuild. This can also be used as a weapon if an enemy comes at you while you are building, so you don't have to switch weapons.

Grab Some Popcorn5
Enter Spectator mode and enjoy the show! (1) 

From the main menu, go to Xbox Live and scroll down to Spectator mode. Select any play list you want and simply watch the game. You must stay for the entire game.

Try Anything Once10
Finish a match in every mode. (1) 

Just complete a match (custom or match making) in each of the game modes. You can set the time to 1 minute and start the game with just yourself. Cycle the modes until you get the achievement.

They are:

  • Anarchy
  • Team Anarchy
  • Capture the Flag
  • Team Objective
  • Siege
  • Damage Control
  • Demolition
Check Your Map10
Finish a match on every map in Multiplayer. (1) 

Complete a match (custom or matchmaking) on every map. Remember that you can start a game with just yourself in the match and set the time to 1 minute. Cycle the maps until you get the achievement.

The maps are:

  • Crash Site
  • Deadzone
  • Downfall
  • Excavation
  • Fall Factor
  • Garrison
  • Pinnacle
  • Quarantine
  • Radial
  • Rift
  • Sand Pit
  • Settlement
  • War Lords
  • Wastelands
  • Wreckage

Siege Maps:
You will have to play 2 one minute rounds for these maps.

  • Cornered
  • Crescent
  • Crevice
  • Framework
  • Gauntlet
  • Overpass
Tools of the Trade10
Score a kill with every weapon in Multiplayer. (1) 

Get a kill with each weapon in the game. Here is a list of the weapons:

  • Assault Rifle
  • PeaceKeeper
  • Enforcer
  • Gauss Rifle
  • Sniper Rifle
  • Rail Driver
  • Singularity Bomb
  • Proximity mines
  • Remote Charges
  • Rocket Launcher
  • Thermo Rocket
  • Nano Rifle
  • Grinder
  • Arc Welder
  • Shotgun
  • Recontructor
  • Sledge Hammer
  • Pistol
  • Melee Kill (use with any weapon except for the sledge hammer)
Field Tested10
Earn 1,000 XP in Multiplayer. (1) 

 See 'War Veteran' for more info.

Battle Scarred25
Earn 10,000 XP in Multiplayer. (3) 

See 'War Veteran' for more info.

War Veteran50
Earn 100,000 XP in Multiplayer. (2) 

You can earn XP in both Matchmaking games and Custom games. This is a lot easier to boost with a few people in custom then getting it in matchmaking.

Use the Achievement Trading Thread to find other players for boosting matches. Here is a breakdown of General XP rewards:

All Modes:

  • Kill another player - 3 XP
  • Win a match - 20 XP
  • Finish a match - 10 XP

Anarchy Mode:


  • Anarchy Kill - 5 XP (on top of the 3 XP from 'all modes')

Team Anarchy Mode:


  • Kill (Team) - 2 XP (Kill by any player on your team, on top of the 3 XP)

Capture The Flag:


  • Pick up the Flag - 2 XP
  • Protect Flag Carrier - 3 XP
  • Capture the Flag - 20 XP
  • Capture the Flag (Team) - 20 XP (Done by any player)
  • Protect the Flag - 3 XP
  • Kill the Flag Carrier - 5 XP
  • Return the Flag - 2 XP

Damage Control


  • Control Target (Team) - 1 XP
  • Protect DC Target - 3 XP
  • Destroy DC Target - 5 XP
  • Destroy DC Target Assist - 2 XP
  • Repair Target - 5 XP
  • Repair Target Assist - 2 XP

Demolition:

  • Demolition - 1 XP for every 8 points gained as the destroyer.
  • Demolition (team) - Same as Regular Demolition, but any player on the team
  • Kill Destroyer - 5 XP
  • Protect Destroyer - 3 XP

Siege Mode:


  • Protect Target - 3 XP
  • Defend Target (Team) - 15 XP for every target still standing at the end of the round
  • Destroy Target - 10 XP
  • Destroy Target Assist - 2 XP
  • Destroy Target (Team) - 15 XP

Extra XP can be earned from completing challenges, upgrades, use the following threads to find out how to earn them.

Hidden Challenges
Unlockable Rewards & XP
Easy XP Boosting

A Winner is You!20
Win 250 matchmaking games. (4) 

These have to be completed in matchmaking games, complete and win 250 games, you must wait until the end of the match to be rewarded.

Topher Would Be Proud20
Play 250 matchmaking games. (1) 

Same as 'A winner is you!', but you don't have to win. Just play 250 match made games and this will unlock.

Courier of Pain20
Score 5,000 kills in Multiplayer. (1) 

Custom game kills count for this achievement, so you can boost this or do it the legit way in Matchmaking. Either way, it's a long road.

Experimenter10
Complete 4 hidden challenges in Multiplayer. (1) 

See 'Mad Genius' for more info.

Detective20
Complete 8 hidden challenges in Multiplayer. (1) 

See 'Mad Genius' for more info.

Mad Genius40
Complete 16 hidden challenges in Multiplayer. (10) 

There are 16 hidden challenges total in the Multiplayer games. These can be achieved in either Matchmaking or Custom games, but is obviously much easier to boost in custom games. Just perform the hidden challenge and you will get a notification and credit and soon as you finish it.

Challenges:

  • 10 Kills with each weapon
  • 10 Wins in every Game Type
  • 100 Wins
  • 100 XP with each backpack
  • 100 XP with each weapon
  • 1000 Kills with 1 weapon
  • 5000 XP with 1 backpack
  • 5000 XP with 1 weapon
  • 500 XP - Any Bonus
  • 5 XP achieved with every bonus XP event
  • 1 Life: 10 Kills - 1 Weapon
  • 1 Life: 25 Bonus XP
  • 1 Life: 5 XP - 5 Backpacks
  • 1 Life: 50 XP
  • 1 Life: Kill - 5 Weapons
  • 1 Life: 15 Bonuses (this is different types of bonuses, not 15 of the same one)
Jack of all Trades10
Score 10 kills while wearing each backpack. (1) 

Backpacks are found around each multiplayer map. If you are doing a custom game, you can pick which backpack you start with in the options menu. Just get 10 kills wearing each pack and the achievement will unlock. These do not have to be done all at once, you can get a few kills with each backpack.

Wearable Backpacks:

  • Jetpack
  • Fleetfoot
  • Rhino
  • Thrust
  • Concussion
  • Tremor
  • Firepower
  • Heal
  • Stealth
  • Vision
The High and Mighty10
Kill a flying opponent using a remote charge stuck to them. (4) 

Very easy to do while boosting in multiplayer, pick up the remote mines and find another player who has a jetpack. Stick them with a mine using , get them to fly into the air and detonate the mine using .

Party Time10
Play all Wrecking Crew modes once. 

All you have to do for this one is play one game of each mode. You can not change the time limit like other multiplayer achievements, but these are short matches for the most part, as long as you put the 'rounds to win' to 1.

The modes are:

  • Total Chaos
  • Escalation
  • Barrel Dash
  • Rampage
Can't Get Enough20
Play every mode on all maps in Wrecking Crew. 

Just play each mode listed in the 'Party Time' achievement on each map. There's not that many maps, but it means 4 games on each of them, so 24 matches on each map. Most matches are 1 minute except for Rampage, that's 3 minutes.

The maps:

  • Complex
  • Watch Tower
  • Vista
  • Factory
  • Cascade
  • Pipeline
Wrecking Ball40
Score 25 million points worth of destruction in Wrecking Crew. (2) 

This is accumulates over all of your wrecking crew games. You can check your progress in the Statistics menu, hit to take you to the achievement progress. Just inflict as much damage as possible in each match. Turn barrels 'ON' & Building Collapse to 'High'. These will both help you take down buildings faster.

Try these setting:

Mode: Total Chaos
Map: Complex
Weapon: Thermobaric Rocket
Building Collapse: High
Barrels: On

Players, Backpack, and Rounds to Win can be set to whatever helps.

Right when the game starts, immediately begin shooting rockets at the nearest building, aim at the lowest level to get the most points. You can easily rack up to 100,000 to 150,000 every round.

Red Faction Member50
Play online with another player who has completed the Campaign. (5) 

Once you have completed the campaign, just play a multiplayer game with someone else who has also completed the game. The achievement should unlock at the end of the match.

 
 
DLC: Demons of the Badlands
Cost: $9.99 USD Achievements: 10 Points: 250
 
Bound By Blood30
Complete Rescue. 

This is a story related achievement, see "A Greater Purpose" for info.

Family Vengeance40
Complete Retribution. 

This is a story related achievement, see "A Greater Purpose" for info.

A Greater Purpose50
Complete Redemption. 

This is a story related achievement, you'll get this after finishing the last of the three story missions.

Just battle your way through the story, complete all the missions and lower the EDF control. You will basically be carrying on what you have already done from the main game story in this addition.

Deliverance Defender20
Complete Marauder Actions. (1) 

There are a total of 11 Marauder actions in this addition. Marauder actions are just like Guerrilla actions in the main game.

Complete the following actions and the achievement will unlock.

  • Transporters (2)
  • Demolitions Masters (6)
  • Heavy Metal (1)
  • House Arrest (1)
  • Raid (1)

For the times, please see this thread.

Tumbling Down10
Beat all Pro times in Mariner Valley Demo Masters and Transporters. 

See "Deliverance Defender" for more info.

Mobile Bombs10
Destroy 100 EDF vehicles. (2) 

This shouldn't be to difficult, you will need to destroy EDF vehicles while fighting your way through the different parts of the story and to help lower the EDF control. If you see an EDF vehicles destroy it, you can carry on destroying them after the main campaign is completed so you can't really miss this.

Structural Integrity20
Destroy all Medium and High Priority Targets in Mariner Valley. 

There are quite a few of these targets in this addition, while taking on mission be sure to wipe out as many of these higher priority targets. You can't miss them as they are marked with a big blue hexagon like the achievement icon. If you miss any towards the end you will be able to carry on destroying them after the main campaign.

Purge the Valley30
Break the EDF Control of the Mariner Valley. 

This is a story related achievement, you need to lower the EDF control be destroying medium and high priority targets. Completing Marauder action will also help lower the EDF control.

Ares' Bloodlust20
Destroy the 4 Marauder War Totems. (1) 

There are four totems around the section which you can use the map below to find, you don't need to destroy these for the "Structural Integrity" achievement.

Use the following map to find all the locations for each of the Marauder Totems.

Click here for a map

The Power of One20
Collect 75 Marauder Power Cells. 

See "Ares' Bloodlust" for a map for these.


 
 
 
Game Info
Developer:
Volition Inc.
Publisher:
THQ
Genre:

Release:

US June 02, 2009
Europe June 05, 2009

ESRB: Mature
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