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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man Achievement Guide

Guide By: karlvex
There are 46 achievements with a total of 1000 points.

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Overview
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 3/10
- Offline: 46/46 (1000)
- Online: 0 (0)
- Approximate amount of time to 1000: 15-20 hours
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1 (Level Select)
- Number of missable achievements: None
- Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
- Does difficulty affect achievements?: Yes (Stackable)
- Glitchy achievements: Possibly (1 regarding difficulty achievements. Reasons/fix unknown)
- Unobtainable achievements: Possibly (1 regarding difficulty achievements. Reasons/fix unknown)
- Extra equipment needed?: None

Introduction
Welcome True-Believers to the Amazing Spider-Man Achievement Guide Roadmap & FAQ. This is an open world action game with inspiration from previous open world Spidey games, and with a pinch of Arkham influence. This is my first rodeo so please bear with me; also feel free to post constructive criticisms and add things if I have missed anything. The guide will be divided as follows.

  • Story (unmissable)
  • Indoor collectibles
  • Manhattan (Side Quests)
  • Miscellaneous
  • FAQ - Unlockables, DLC, Glitches and Tips.

Step 1: Super-Hero (Hard) Playthrough
It is advised to set the game to Super-Hero as the game is not that hard. Plus the other difficulty achievements are stackable so you can knock them all out when you finish the main story.

During this playthrough, progress through the main story until you complete it. That should take you between 7 and 10 hours. In Chapter 6, make sure you get the upgrade to display the missing mental patients on your map, otherwise it's a bit of a chore finding them. Also try and defeat the S-01 robot without touching the ground, this will eliminate the need for a replay of that level.

You shouldn't have to worry about collectibles for now, you can gain enough XP to level up and get the necessary upgrades to assist you without hunting down the collectibles. Enjoy the story!

These are the story progression, secret achievements which are mostly boss battles. In unlock order.

  • Siege Averted
  • Speed Bump Ahead
  • Smell You Later
  • Who's the Prey?
  • Tail? You Lose
  • Big Apple, Big Worm
  • Pest Control
  • Beating the Odds
  • Tomorrow Is Saved
  • Switched Off
  • Deeply Sorry
  • Welcome Back, Friend
  • Peter Parker
  • Vigilante
  • Spider-Man

Step 2: Bosses Mop Up
When the game is complete you can go into Manhatten and free roam. At some point in the main game you will have been informed by Whitney that there has been disturbances in the sewers. Both of these disturbances are the 2 remaining boss-fights. Complete those and that's another two achievements done.

Step 3: Free Roam Mop Up
Enjoy being Spider-Man for a few hours and save all of the infected, take the escaped patience back to the asylum, complete the Xtreme Challenges, photo missions and police deadlocks. Then all you have left is the petty crimes and Oscorp labs which you can complete in about an hour.

Manhattan - Side Missions
This is free Roam mode, whenever you finish a story level you'll end up back at your apartment, this is a prime opportunity to do some side quests and help level up Spidey to make it easy on yourself. These don’t appear all at once, so if you have no more side missions on your map, continue with the story and the next time your back in Manhattan, more will be available.

  • Sky Captain
  • Friendly Neighbor
  • Peace of Mind
  • Sanitized
  • Gladiator
  • Negotiator
  • Car Hopper
  • The Camera Loves You
  • A Dash of Spider
  • Apparent Defeat
  • Down for the Count
  • Jinxed
  • On the Fly

Miscellaneous
Combos, kills, stealth kills, upgrades, defeating enemies with certain conditions, UNLOCK ALL CONCEPT ART.

  • The Sky Is the Limit
  • I'm on a Roll!
  • FYI I'm Spider-Man
  • Call Interrupted
  • Clean Victory
  • Haymaker
  • Keep It Together
  • Stick to the Plan
  • All Tied Up
  • Lightweight Champion
  • Middleweight Champion
  • Heavyweight Champion
  • Ultimate Spider-Man
  • Amazing Spider-Man

Step 4: Replay Missions - Go For Collectibles
Use the map in your apartment to replay previous missions but this time go for all of the collectibles. An awesome video guide can be found here:

Indoor Collectibles
These are found in levels. Don’t worry if you miss one, you can level select from your apartment.

  • Corporate
  • Tech Savvy
  • Journalist
  • Librarian - (last of these are found in Manhattan side quest missions)

FAQ - Unlockables
COMIC BOOKS - Collecting all 700 comic books in Manhattan with reward you with 10 digital comic books you can read at your leisure from the Main Menu.
ALTERNATE COSTUMES - Beenox have put free disc locked content in the game that is made available on certain dates by finding hidden Spider-Man emblems throughout Manhattan. To get them early you have to...

  • Sign out of XBLive
  • change the date on the dashboard to late August
  • play the game offline (so the internet doesn’t auto correct the date)
  • find the Spidey emblems and take a picture
  • Now they're available in your apartment wardrobe 
  • Dashboard and sign back into live
  • enjoy your new threads

Other costumes are made available by completing the story and 100% the game.

 

DLC

  • At the moment there are two DLC packs with NO achievements
  • "Stan lee Adventure Pack." Play as 89 year old Stan Lee in this short mini game similar to the Xtreme Races. Grab his script that’s flown out of his apartment and complete online for high scores. In addition you can swing around Manhattan as Stan and complete re-spawning side quests found in the main game; such as petty crimes, rescuing escaped asylum patients, car chases etc.
  • Rhino DLC pack. Play as Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich aka "The Rhino" in a mini game that involves charging through cars and causing destruction. You can also compete online for high scores.

Glitches

  • To my knowledge there is 1 possible ACHIEVEMENT GLITCH regarding difficulty achievements. I played on Super-Hero (hard) online wearing the Scarlet Spider suit most of the game except the last few levels when I played in the default suit. I had NO problems with chapter 13 loading. And everything was ok for me.
  • If you forget to take a picture of a boss, but only remember mid cut scene when you have already beaten him ......DO NOT DASHBOARD IT..... I dashboarded it mid cutscene and when I loaded back in I was at the start of the next checkpoint without the appropriate achievement. Notice my "Big Apple, Big Worm" & "Tail? You Lose" Achievements are out of order because of this. Only because I am a completionist and replayed the level immediately for a photo did I realize I missed an achievement. Perhaps because of this issue I now have this other one....
  • I have done everything in the game, all story, side quests, all collectibles, all art work; except it still says 99% complete. It says I have only done 92% of boss battles and I am missing the new movie black suit (NOT the Raimi version) And 1 figurine in the "Extras" menu. I will replay the levels and if there is any change I will update this.
  • I replayed all the boss levels and finally got my last suit once completing the last boss.
  • Some players have been experiencing a glitch where the spider tracer upgrade is locked even though they've completed all missions/side missions.

Tips

  • On super-Hero difficulty Stealth is your friend, learn to crawl on ceilings and "perch" with LS often
  • When side missions become available, DO THEM. They help level up Spidey quicker and make life easier for you.
  • Upgrades to focus on - Stealth Takedowns, Combat Boost, Any sort of suit resistance, Attack Damage.

COMMON QUESTIONS
Q: Do you need to take photos of all enemies to unlock concept art ?
A: Yes, taking pictures of all enemies through the game unlocks concept art.

Q: If you have missed any pictures of some enemies or bosses, can you just replay the chapter/level they are located in ?
A: Yes, after completing the game you will be able to go into your apartment and replay any story mission and also the side missions (Sewers, Oscrop Secret Labs & the Bank Robbery)

Q: Is there a list of all enemies you need to take photos of ?
A: Here is a link with the locations and enemies you have to photograph. Suggest printing this out or making a check list to know what enemies you have and/or missing. (This list also unlocks after you have completed the game): Enemy List & Locations or follow the video.

Conclusion
Remember to take pictures of all enemies at least once. You can keep track of your "enemy photo" progress by either looking at your emails under "bestiary" OR quitting to the main menu and looking at the figurines in the "Extras" menu. If it’s blacked out, you don’t have the photo. If you finished the side quest but still missing OSCORP SNIPER photo, they can be found in the Oscorp Secret Labs #2. They are behind the glass next to the machine gun.

This is an enjoyable game and very straight forward; although far too short, but a solid start from Beenox moving to the open world genre. It’s a shame it’s just not Spideys Arkham. Another straight forward, easy 1000 to add to the collection. 

[x360a would like to thank karlvex & Mr Deftino for this roadmap]



Gladiator15
Completed all Oscorp Secret Research Labs (7) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These appear on your map as a lab beaker. They are '1 room mini missions' where you infiltrate an Oscorp Secret Research Lab and photo their activities.

A Dash of Spider15
Completed all XTreme Race challenges (12) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These appear as Blimps on your map. Bruce Campbell asks you to do 2 different challenges. For this one 'Web Rush' to the red flares with  and finish the course within the time limit.

The Camera Loves You15
Completed all XTreme Video challenges (5) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These appear as Blimps on your map. Bruce Campbell asks you to do 2 different challenges. For this one you control the camera as Spidey becomes a NCP. Keep the camera steady by keeping it in the green with the  until it is over.

Friendly Neighbor15
Saved a hostage caught in a petty crime (1) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

Look for the Fist logo in Manhattan. Beat up the thugs and save the hostage. You will get this after completing your first petty crime.

Call Interrupted15
Destroyed a Seeker before it could call a Hunter (2) 

Press  as a seeker scans you to web it up, it will no longer call a hunter.

Note 1: Take a picture of a seeker as soon as you can to unlock it in the beistery, as once you have a 100% seeker stat no more will spawn.
Note 2: One can be found underneath one of the bridges in Oscorp Secret Lab 2.

Negotiator15
Resolved all police deadlocks (2) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These appear on your map as a helicopter symbol. This is a police shootout. Kill all the thugs to help the police.

Car Hopper15
Cleared all car chases (8) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These appear on your map as a car symbol. Web rush to the getaway car and press  to fill the windshield with webbing, dodge shotgun blasts with .

Peace of Mind15
Returned all escapees to the police (1) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

Escaped asylum patients are darted about Manhattan but are hard to spot until you get a specific 'Spider Tracer' upgrade in the Tech upgrades section. They will then appear on your map.

Take them to the front door of the police station or heli-pad.

Sanitized15
Rescued all infected civilians (3) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

These are people affected with the cross species virus, they will appear on your map in Manhattan, take them to a quarantined section to help them.

Sky Captain15
Chained 10 Web-Rushes in the city (7) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

Hold  to enter 'Web Rush' mode, look at a yellow marker and release, keep going and it will unlock.

Amazing Spider-Man20
Unlocked all concept art (56) 

Concept Art is unlocked by:

  • Story Progression
  • Side Quests
  • Finding Collectibles
  • All Story Mission photos
  • Every enemy photo
  • All Secret Oscorp Lab photos
  • Whitney Chang Side mission photos. 

Most Important: Are the photos of enemies for your beistery. You need to take photos of every enemy type including bosses. You can check your beistery via filtering your e-mails through your phone. Or by looking at the extras menu in the main menu. If the character model is blacked out, you haven’t taken their picture.

Note: If you missing a "Seeker" one can be found underneath one of the bridges in Oscorp Secret Lab 2

Ultimate Spider-Man20
Acquired all upgrades (6) 

Completing story missions, side quests, finding collectibles, beating up enemies all grant you XP to level up 2 different types of upgrades. 'Character Upgrades' and 'Tech Upgrades'. New upgrades are available to purchase through story progression.

Heavyweight Champion30
Defeated 1000 enemies (2) 

Beat up 1,000 enemies just like a Spider can and this will be your's in no time.

Middleweight Champion20
Defeated 500 enemies (1) 

See Heavyweight Champion achievement description.

Lightweight Champion15
Defeated 100 enemies 

See Heavyweight Champion achievement description.

The Sky Is the Limit20
Defeated the S-01 without touching the ground (7) 

During this boss fight keep hold of  to swing, if you hit the ground just restart, or level select to try again.

Tip: Hold  during cut scenes to make sure you don’t fall.

Clean Victory20
Defeated a Hunter without using your Web-Shooters (2) 

Chase the hunter until a 'Web Strike'  prompt appears.

DO NOT PRESS  to 'Web Shoot' at it. If you fail, level select the hunter fight.

All Tied Up15
Defeated 100 enemies by performing Stealth Takedowns 

Get close enough to a guard and their cursor with turn from red to purple, Press  to perform a stealth takedown.

Note: Stealth takedown character upgrade required.

Stick to the Plan15
Defeated 50 enemies by performing Stealth Takedowns (2) 

See All Tied Up achievement description.

Keep It Together15
Immobilized 6 enemies simultaneously with web (4) 

Easiest with the web-hurricane character upgrade. Get 6 enemies in close proximity and web strike with  and press  while striking to use web-hurricane. There are several places to do this with one of the easiest at the start of the Beloit Psychiatric Hospital level through level select. Best in the large room just after the guard blows up the gate console trying to taser Spider-Man and all the inmates leave their cells.

Haymaker10
Performed a Web-Rush punch (3) 

You need the web-punch character upgrade to use this ability. Press  to 'Web Rush' an enemy then press  to punch while rushing.

FYI I'm Spider-Man10
Performed 25 Signature Moves (1) 

Perform signature moves with  to web up an enemy while in a combo. If an enemy has circles around his head, he is stunned, press  to do a signature move.

I'm on a Roll!15
Achieved a combo streak of 42 (8) 

Can be done against robot sentries on the 1st level. Keep 1 alive then jump over it with  and while jumping, hit it with , repeat.

Journalist15
Collected all audio evidence (6) 

*Indoor Collectible*

See Librarian achievement description.

Corporate15
Collected all Oscorp Manuals (2) 

*Indoor Collectible*

See Librarian achievement description.

Tech Savvy15
Collected all hidden Tech Pieces (1) 

*Indoor Collectible*

See Librarian achievement description.

Librarian15
Collected all magazines (9) 

*Indoor Collectible*

The last of these are found in *Manhattan Side Quest Missions*

Part 1

 

Part 2

 

karlvex would like to Credit: Predni for these videos

On the Fly25
Collected all 700 Spider-Man Comic Pages (38) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

They appear on your mini-map once you obtain 500 of them. If you’re missing some and they are not appearing on the mini-map by swinging around, they are either:

  1. Being blocked by another marker (e.g. my last 3 were on the bank but were blocked by the bank robbery Felicia marker)
    or
  2. They are either very high or very low. Look on the top of sky scrapers and on street level.

This achievement shouldn’t be a problem.

Spider-Man100
Completed the game on super hero difficulty (21) 

*Story Related*

Start the game on Super Hero mode (hard) and do not change the difficulty in the pause menu in order to stack these 3 'difficulty' achievements upon completion:

  • Peter Parker
  • Vigilante
  • Spider-Man
Vigilante50
Completed the game on hero difficulty 

*Story Related*

See Spider-Man achievement description.

Peter Parker25
Completed the game on human difficulty (1) 

*Story Related*

See Spider-Man achievement description.

 
Secret Achievements
 
Pest Control20
Defeated Scorpion in the city (1) 

*Story Related*

'Web Retreat' with  when he is perched on a stump and starts spinning around firing acid.  to 'Web Strike' and attack with , dodge with  when prompted.

Speed Bump Ahead20
Defeated Rhino in the city (1) 

*Story Related*

Stand in front of one of the armored trucks and wait for Rhino to charge at you. Press  to dodge then  to 'Web Strike' him. Repeat.

Welcome Back, Friend30
Defeated Lizard 

*Story Related*

  • 1st Phase - Attack the Lizard with  - 'Web Strikes' and - punches. When he attacks you, mash  to dodge. If your 'Spidey Sense' turns red, use 'Web Retreat' with . But be quick to get back down to the ground as as he will chase you up to the walls.
     - ! - When he has taken enough damage  to 'Web Strike' him again and a mini cutscene will show Spidey sticking him to a wall. Use this time to go over to the wrecked hunter and mash  to search for the antidote. He will then jump at you, press  to dodge the attack when prompted. Repeat.
  • 2nd Phase - After retrieving the antidote. 'Web Shoot' with , once he is stuck to one of the platforms,  to 'Web Strike' and attack with , dodge with  when prompted. When the struggle mini game starts, mash . As you are falling press  to zip to safety (there is no prompt). Repeat.
Deeply Sorry20
Defeated Nattie (1) 

*Story Related*

In the last chapter as you’re chasing the Lizard you will come across Nattie. Drain the water by using one of the valves with  then  to 'Web Strike' him and attack with . When the water rises, repeat. When his henchmen "Pygos" appear, get rid of them 1st before finishing Nattie.

Smell You Later20
Defeated Vermin 

*Story Related*

  • 1st Phase - Use 'Web Retreat' with  when your spider sense is red, dodge his attacks with  when prompted and attack him with   to 'Web Strike' and  for follow up damage.
  • 2nd Phase - (after following the rats in the city street) Same tactic as before, Retreat then Strike and Punch, but this time he has rats with him and they do damage to you if you stand near them.
Jinxed20
Defeated Felicia (1) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

This appears near to your apartment and takes place at the bank marked by a blue $ symbol. Finish the mission.
RememberRemember to pick up the *Indoor Collectibles*. Felicia is the boss at the end.

  • 1st Phase - Press  to 'Web Shoot' her and   to 'Web Strike' when prompted, then attack with . Avoid her grenades with 'Web Retreat' with . She will then hide, cue...
  • 2nd Phase - crawl and perch high on walls to find her hiding behind one of the pillars,   to 'Web Strike' and attack with . She will throw a lot more grenades and dodge more. Keep 'Web Shooting' her with  while she’s dodging and   to 'Web Strike' when prompted. Repeat.
Tail? You Lose20
Defeated Scorpion in quarantine 

*Story Related*

'Web Rush' Scorpion with  then attack with . When he attacks you, your 'Spidey Sense' will tingle white, mash  to dodge then continue attacking. When he spits acid in a 360 motion and on the ground, it will harm you if you walk in it. Your 'Spidey Sense' will tingle red, avoid it with 'Web Retreat' with .

Down for the Count20
Defeated Rhino in the sewers (1) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

This appears in the bottom left corner of the map, finish the mission.
RememberRemember to pick up the *Indoor Collectibles*. Rhino is the boss at the end.

  • 1st Phase - Lure Rhino into charging into the pillars, dodge with . Once they are all down there will be wild electricity. 
  • 2nd Phase - Lure Rhino into a wall, press  to dodge, he is now stunned, hold  to enter 'Web Rush' mode and rush into the purple icons to make the electricity flow through your webs. Lure him into the electrified webbing and dodge with , then  to 'Web Strike', repeat.
Switched Off25
Rescued Alistaire Smythe 

*Story Related*

Cannot be missed.

Apparent Defeat20
Defeated Iguana (1) 

*Manhattan Side Quest Mission*

This appears in the top right corner of the map, finish the mission.
RememberRemember to pick up the *Indoor Collectibles*. Iguana is the boss at the end.

Tomorrow Is Saved30
Defeated the S-03 

*Story Related*

Cirlce Smythe and 'Web Shoot' with , when prompted press , repeat. The laser attacks are easy to avoid by jumping.

Tip: When he shoots both lasers in a crossing motion, just stay still and jump.

Big Apple, Big Worm30
Defeated the S-02 (2) 

*Story Related*

  • 1st Phase - Use 'Web Retreat' with  when the lasers are targeting you and press  to 'Web Shoot' the blue marker. He will then attack you, dodge with  when prompted then  to 'Web Strike' the orange marker, repeat, then press  to save the helicopter when prompted.
  • 2nd Phase - On top of helipad. Avoid it's attacks: tentacle swipes by jumping and strafing all while pressing  to shoot web in it's eyes, when prompted dodge with  and  to 'Web Strike' and pull the orange core out with . Repeat. When it fires lasers at you, just jump over them.
Siege Averted30
Defeated the S-01 

*Story Related*

  • 1st Phase - Press  to 'Web Strike' the 4 orange markers.
  • 2nd Phase - Press  to 'Web Strike' its eyes when prompted and you enter a Quick Time Event of punching with  and dodging with . Do this for both eyes.
  • 3rd Phase - Press  to 'Web Shoot' all 6 of the blue markers on its legs then Press  for a final 'Web Strike'. 

Note: Keep swinging with  and don’t touch the ground for The Sky Is The Limit.

Beating the Odds30
Cleared the second fight against the Hunter robots 

*Story Related*

Exactly the same as the first fight. See Who's the Prey? achievement description.

Who's the Prey?30
Cleared the first fight against the Hunter robots 

*Story Related*

Get close to them by swinging and 'Web Rushing', press  to 'Web Shoot' to slow him down then press  when prompted, on the last 'Web Rush' tap  when prompted to finish the hunter. Avoid his blue orb blast radius, getting caught in it is lethal.

Note: Don’t use 'Web Shoot' () to unlock Clean Victory.


 
 
 
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Developer:
Beenox
Publisher:
Activision
Genre:

Release:

US June 26, 2012
Europe June 29, 2012

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