How to Train Your Dragon - Achievement Guide - Every Point Counts

There are 47 achievements with a total of 1000 points.
 First Step (5 points)
Win a fight in either Story mode or 1 Player Arcade mode.

This should be your first achievement. I highly recommended that you pick Astrid as your starting character to get Deadly Nadder. You will gain this after beating the first dragon in the first tournament. You can mix up combos if you want, but to make things extremely easy just keep pressing the Y button as the Deadly Nadder Dragon while at a safe distance.

 Glory to Hiccup (15 points)
Finish the Story mode with Hiccup.

See “Glory to Astrid”. This is for completing the game with Hiccup.

 Glory to Astrid (15 points)
Finish the Story mode with Astrid.

Depending on who you picked as your character, you will get an achievement for beating the game with them. After your last tournament is complete, this will unlock and you will be able to continue doing everything else that you need to do. This is for completing the game with Astrid.

 Great Speaker (15 points)
Talk to every person on the island in Story mode.

As you run around, speak to everyone you see. Very easy to find them all, except one which is not available until later after the second tournament when your dragons escape. They are now in the custody of a Viking in The Wild. He is hard to notice at first. Coming out of the challenge cave, go up the hill to your left. The camera angle hides it until you veer off onto it. If by this point you don’t have it, just go make sure you talk to everyone again.

 In Feathers (15 points)
Catch 200 chickens.

Every time you pass the chickens during story mode you should be catching them. If not you can always farm them, as they respawn fairly quickly by moving your camera to different areas. You can check your stats in the den, and it will show how many you have.

 More Wild Meat (15 points)
Catch 200 sheep or boars.

This can also be tracked in the den, and it’s a combination of both animals found in town and in the wild area. You should be getting a lot of these during your story mode anyways, as they help with healing dragons and are easy to obtain.

 New Champion (10 points)
Win against the leader of the first Tournament.

After beating the last dragon in the first tournament you will gain this. This should be a very easy tournament.

 Courageous (10 points)
Win against the leader of the second Tournament.

Story related. Win against the last opponent in the 2nd tournament.

 Daring (10 points)
Win against the leader of the third Tournament.

This is given after you complete the third tournament.

 Fearless (10 points)
Win against the leader of the fourth Tournament.

All of these matches will be a 4v4. You should have all your dragons trained up fully, as you will have to regardless anyways. It doesn't take too long to complete.

 Unstoppable (15 points)
Win the first Tournament without being defeated.

You should get this with no real issue on your first tournament, after beating the final dragon there. If for some reason you lost, just load up the last save and try again, or worry about it in your second playthrough.

 In Great Shape (15 points)
Win the second Tournament without taking care of your dragons during it.

At this point, you probably didn't even know you could do this. The option is yours to exit the tournament to heal your dragon but in reality you never need to do this if you had them at full health in the first place. Just win the tournament without exiting it. Your dragons refill on health anyways after each opponent you beat.

 Valiant (15 points)
Win the third Tournament always fighting the lowest rated opponent.

This achievement can be missed easily if you don't pay attention. In the third tournament, every opponent you face must be the exact one above you, as the ones you beat get greyed out. Sometimes it will be annoying and someone will show up again to face, but just keep at it. With an upgraded dragon, you should be able to beat every opponent without losing a single match. Keep an extra save file before this tournament just in case.

 Brave (15 points)
Win the fourth Tournament always fighting the highest rated opponent.

Fight every opponent closest to the top that is available. It doesn't matter if you are defeated, you can keep trying. This is missable so make sure you have a save beforehand.

 Invulnerable (90 points)
Win the final Championship with none of your dragons being KO.

This is probably the hardest achievement in the game! The battles are now way more intense and you have to beat 4 dragons in a row without having one KO against you. At first I was having problems with this, but then I figured out how to be extremely cheap and make everything really easy. Use Deadly Nadder as a dragon (hopefully you picked this one up like suggested). Make sure it’s a level 22 (the highest you can be doing all the trainings and challenges). Use the method you've probably been using this whole time anyways described in the roadmap, or refer to the "Perfect" achievement which shows a video on the tactic. This will prove difficult otherwise, unless you are very good at the game. Save after every win!

 Weapon Master (15 points)
Make a dragon finish all trainings.

Another achievement to get after the third tournament, you must finish every training in melee and fire with one of the dragons. You do not have to do any of the tutorials.

 Duelist (15 points)
Win a wild fight.

After talking to the Viking after chapter 2 outside of the challenge cave, looking for your dragons, you will need to duel his dragon. Easy to win.

 Legendary Fighter (30 points)
Win all wild fights.

Do all of the battles against the Viking by the challenges on the beach. They start costing up to 1500 gold so be prepared to be spending a lot of money. Luckily the challenges are right next to you, so you can gain money by getting medals, which you’ll need to do anyways to get all dragons to 25.

 Shopping Master (30 points)
Spend 10,000 gold at the shop.

Go ahead and save before the final tournament and go spend your money at the store. Once all of the items are bought, run back to your house and exit. All of the items will be available again. Once you have gotten the achievement, reload your game to get your money back, which I suggest. You will be needing money to spend for the wild battles against the Viking.

 Cooking Master (15 points)
Buy all recipes from the shop.

You should have saved up the 10,000 gold and gotten the “Viking Gold” achievement. Now go spend it on all the recipes which should now all be available at the shop. You’ll still have plenty of money left over, but see Shopping Master for details on what to do with the remaining amount.

 Rich Harvest (15 points)
Gather 1,000 common ingredients.

As you run around you’ll be picking up all kinds of common ingredients. You have to get them to feed your dragons to keep them healthy. You should get this through normal play. The challenges will be giving you a lot as well, so no need to go out of your way for this.

 Enlightened (15 points)
Gather 100 rare ingredients.

Doing all of the challenges should be giving you a lot of rare items. There’s no real easy way to track your rare items, but this should unlock naturally through challenge progression.

 Dragon Doctor (15 points)
Have 4 dragons in a great shape in Story mode.

After the third tournament you can go get your final dragon. Afterwards go to your den and get every dragon you own into blue health status. They don’t have to have 100% full bars in every category, just need to be in great shape (aka blue health bar).

 Final Evolution (30 points)
Have a level 25 dragon.

To get to level 25 you must have completed all trainings and gold medals on all challenge difficulties, as well as fought every battle available against the Viking in the wild area. It takes a while, but really isn’t that hard at all. Just remember, the highest level you can get to is 22 in the storyline. You cannot get to 25 until you have beaten all the tournaments, as the Viking by the challenge area will stop talking to you until you have completed the story.

 All Stars (90 points)
Have 4 level 25 dragons.

The only thing you should have left to do now is get all the gold medals for every difficulty in the challenges and possibly finishing up the rest of the trainings. You can check what challenges/medals are complete with each dragon by selecting the dragon for each challenge. It will show what medals you have earned. You should be good at all the challenges by now, and it shouldn’t prove very difficult. You have to have all 4 on this one save file.

 Belong to the Legend (30 points)
Unlock all legendary dragons.

After you’re done completing the game, you will be able to now obtain all of the legendary dragons. The Viking next to the challenges in the wild area has the rest of the ones you need. You must pay him to fight them and once complete, you will earn them. They are very easy battles, but there are several of them.

 Perfectionist (15 points)
Have a dragon with 20 points in a characteristic in Story mode.

Go to the den and click on any dragon, then hit RB to move to “Characteristics”. Each dragon has one bar that goes 20 points. Fill up any of the bars on any of the dragons to the full 20. Notable, you can subtract those points whenever you want to at any point in the game to redistribute them. You can get this very early in the game before the 2nd tournament.

 Ultimate Customization (15 points)
Unlock all customizations of a dragon family.

After your first tournament, you should train your dragon as far as it can go, then go to challenges. Upon your first gold medal this should unlock at the same time as Young Competitor, as you will have gained them all for Deadly Nadder.

 Perfect (15 points)
Win 50 fights without being injured in 1 Player Arcade mode.

This achievement seems really hard, and as you try for it you'll get hit at least once almost every time. You might be lucky to get 1 perfect every 10 battles. Using the Deadly Nadder tactic, with practice, you should be getting perfect 9 out of 10 times. I have made a video of me getting 3 in a row to show you how easy it is! I found going against the Nightshade dragon was easiest. Default dragon editor edition of course, while you use your overpowered Deadly Nadder from the story. I have tried all of the legendary versions, and their points are not distributed well! You cannot be hit even once. It doesn't matter if you're life refills, you will not get a perfect if you're hit.

 Conqueror (15 points)
Win 100 fights in either 1 Player or 2 Players Arcade mode.

You will be obtaining this as you complete all of the other arcade achievements, and most likely will get this before you obtain the "Perfection" achievement. For some reason the game does not track your Arcade stats, but with rematch and ease, you can do this all in one sitting within an hour or two.

 Commander (30 points)
Win 10 fights in a row in 1 Player Arcade mode on Hard difficulty.

This achievement is quite easy. In arcade mode, go to dragon editor and throw in a default dragon without spending any points in attributes. Now go to arcade (has to be single player). Pick your best dragon (Deadly Nadder) and ready up. Now pick the AI dragon as one of the default “no attribute” ones. You can easily win 10 times in a row without even losing your first health bar on hard. If you really are still having trouble with this (you won’t but just in case), you can make it 4vs1, an unfair fight in your advantage. To make things go really fast, just keep hitting rematch.

 All for One (15 points)
Win a fight with each default and Legendary dragons in 1 Player Arcade mode.

If you want while going for all other arcade achievements, throw in the various legendary dragons into your party of 4. You don't have to win battles while fighting with them, just have taken them into a battle, win or lose. You can go 4 at a time, or mix them while going for other arcade achievements. Can only do this after you have completed all of the wild fights in story mode to unlock them.

 They Are Alive! (15 points)
Win 20 fights in 1 Player Arcade mode with a team of dragons created with the Dragon Editor.

Make some dragons in dragon editor. They can be vs any dragons you want, including ones also from the editor. You only have to fight with one in your party, as I was doing 1v1 to get this. Make sure in dragon editor you spend all of the skill points as well as combo points.

 Exceptional Tamer (15 points)
Win 20 fights in 1 Player Arcade mode with a team of custom dragons from the Story mode.

You will only have to fight 10 technically because you should have done the Commander achievement with your personal dragon from the story. Though this time you will be playing on easy and ripping through it in no time!

 Game Over! (30 points)
Win all the medals for all difficulty levels in each challenge.

This will take a little time. You will be doing this around 4 times at least anyways, as you have to do this for experience to get all of your dragons up to level 25. Just read the tips in the above achievements for help.

 Young Competitor (5 points)
Earn a gold medal in any challenge on Novice difficulty.

After you are done with your tournament and found all of the tools required to fix the bridge (by talking to various people in the town), you may cross it and do the challenges. Get one gold medal on any of them that are currently unlocked.

 Outstanding Competitor (10 points)
Earn a gold medal in any challenge on Normal difficulty.

You should be used to all the challenges from novice, and they change slightly but you should still be able to get easy gold medals now on normal.

 Extreme Competitor (15 points)
Earn a gold medal in any challenge on Expert difficulty.

You should be used to all the challenges from novice, and they change slightly but you should still be able to get easy & normal gold medals now on expert.

 To Hit the Bull's Eyes (30 points)
Clear 5 checkpoint rings in a row in the Looping Race challenge on Expert difficulty.

May take you a few attempts, but just go through the rings hitting when prompted on every one of them. You will notice rings that have a black fancy ring in the middle, these are where you get your points. You will have to press two buttons at the same time while passing, but they give plenty of time to do so. Within a few tries, you should have this one mastered. Missing one ring will require you to retry.

 What an Artist! (30 points)
Sculpt 10 ice blocks in a row in the Ice Sculpting challenge on Expert difficulty.

This one seems like it would be very hard on expert. It only takes a few good attempts and some luck. There are exactly 10 ice blocks to burn through before you go to the bonus round. I failed twice, and on my third try I was able to get 16 in a row. This may prove very difficult for some people, but just keep attempting it.

 Shepherd Dragon (30 points)
Bring back 5 brown sheep in a row in the Flying Shepherd challenge on Expert difficulty.

Get all of the brown sheep that you can find, and then you’ll have to grab a black one and drag it in the water and hope that it’s brown. Though, I do think everything is a little bit random. After that is complete you have to get gold medals on this. It is the most time consuming and hard challenge because of how random it is. You may run out of time bringing your last one in, or could even have 40 seconds over all depending on where the sheep are. First off, hit  at a good rate so that you are always going fast but not fatiuged. Always get the white sheep last, as they only give you 5 seconds added. When you encounter a black sheep, do not wash it, as it gives you 10 seconds (as well as the brown). If you wash it and it's white, you'll only get 5 seconds. Just by saving all sheep you will get a gold medal.

 Brainy (30 points)
Perform 6 sequences in a row in the Memory Torch challenge on Expert difficulty.

To get a gold medal on Memory Torch, you must complete 5 sequences. You must remember to complete 6 in a row to get the related achievement. Memory Touch is still very easy, even on expert. If it helps, say the button sequences out loud . Saying them out loud helps when the mini game changes the buttons around which will be confusing if you are focusing on button layout. As a last resort you can have a paper and a pen or a computer and write them down to get perfection. Just pay attention to the time of using this method.

 Precise (30 points)
Recreate 3 dragons in a row without mistakes in the Puzzle Dragon challenge on Expert difficulty.

The dragon matching game is a bit harder now, as it makes you also choose the color for the dragon. This can be very annoying, as the colors for certain dragons are extremely hard to figure out. Deadly Nadder is pretty easy as practically it's whole body is one color. You must get 3 dragons in a row right, and because of the difficulty you may only have 30 seconds max left over after a third. One mistake will cost you here. It's best to skip the intro, and only look at the dragon for a body part or two at a time.

 Success (15 points)
Earn a gold medal in each challenge.

After completing the 2nd tournament, all of the challenges will be unlocked. Go ahead and finish the rest up and this will unlock after completing the last one. *Only novice difficulty is unlocked for now in challenges which they are all easy to obtain gold in.

 Viking Gold (30 points)
Have 10,000 gold in Story mode.

This is not accumulative. You must have all 10,000 at one time. Just don’t spend any money until you get the achievement. You will have a huge spike in gold once you start doing the expert challenges, so don’t worry too much if you’ve been spending any.

 Viking Inhabitant (30 points)
Play more than 20 hours in Story or Arcade mode (primary profile only).

This will come along as you're playing. Make sure you save whenever you're done with arcade mode. This can only be done with one save file, it will not spread across other playthroughs. There's no real need to leave your Xbox on, unless you are in a rush to get it and not planning to get all 1000 in the game. The time you spend is listed on the save file if you're wondering how far along you are.

 Ally or Enemy? (10 points)
Import at least one dragon in Arcade mode.

Load up your save file from the main menu, but instead of going to story go to arcade. Go to export and hit yes. Don’t worry the only saving it’s doing is the info it’s gathering. It will not erase your story dragons. Go to play a battle and it should unlock at some point at dragon selection. Your dragons will be in the leftmost bubbles.


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