Overview:
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 2/10
- Offline: 20 [400]
- Approximate time: 6-8 Hours
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
- Missable achievements: No [Chapter Select]
- Does difficulty affect Achievements: No
- Unobtainable/glitched Achievements: No 
- Extra equipment needed?: None

This guide features video walkthroughs for the collectibles.  If you prefer a text guide, Redemption Mode has provided one HERE.

Walkthrough:
Step One: Play the game.
Simply play through the game, only seven of the achievements require you to deviate from the story and do something specific:

  • Brothers Keeper
  • Healing Hero
  • Taxi Race
  • Knowledge is Power
  • Helpful Laundryman
  • King of Hill 145
  • Ypres' Wake Up Call

Of the remaining 13 achievements the three below are collectible related and the rest are story related. The collectible achievements are:

  • Never Forget
  • To Those Who Fell
  • They will all be Remembered

For more information on the ten achievements shown above refer to the relevant sections of the guide.

Step Two: Mop Up.
You shouldn't have too much left to mop up if you have followed the guide and been collecting all the historical items. For anything you may need to finish up you can do so via chapter select. See the achievement descriptions for the chapters they are unlocked in.

Conclusion:
Valiant Hearts is a great game, it has a good, well written story and the simple game play is surprisingly enjoyable. The achievements are very easy and it's a fun run through to your 400.


[XBA would like to thank Metabolic XBA for this Road Map]

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Achievement Guide

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There are 20 achievements with a total of 400 points

  • Raise the flag at the end of the basic training

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement will unlock after raising the flag at the end of Chapter 1-1: Casern

  • Save your entire platoon during the battle of Somme

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 3-5: The Somme

    At the beginning of this chapter you will enter a tank and be responsible for escorting a platoon of five soldiers, to unlock the achievement all five of these soldiers must survive until the end of the section. There are three areas, the first will have German Bi-Planes firing on your squad and dropping bombs. Your group of soldiers will warn you when a fighter is incoming, aim high to take them down before they can do any damage. The second section you will have to jump out of the tank and head underground to extinguish a fuse lit by an enemy soldier, simply run to the fuse and put it out with  when you are prompted, and then grenade a bunker to continue on. The third section is the same as the first with bunkers added in throughout to destroy as you go along. Just go slow, take down the fighters as fast as you can and you should have no problem grabbing this. The achievement will unlock at the end of the chapter. 

  • Save Karl for the third time without making any mistakes

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 4-5: Saint Mihiel

    At the beginning of this chapter you will be in control of Anna at Emile’s farm. She will attempt to save Karl three times. First at the farm and then at the hospital. After this second attempt, you will have to retrieve a medical kit from the basement and you will attempt to save him for the third and final time. Despite what the achievement description states to unlock this you have to make it through all three of the healing QTE’s perfectly without making a mistake. If you do make a mistake on one of the attempts, let Karl bleed out and it will start you back at the beginning of the QTE.

  • Pet the dog

    You will first meet the famous pooch from the trailers during Chapter 1-3: Neuve-Chapelle. Once he has joined, you simply pet him with to unlock the achievement. You will also pet him anytime you take something from him during the story.

  • Complete 1 taxi mission without damaging the car

    A taxi mission is any mission where you are driving in Anna’s car trying to dodge the obstacles. There are a total of three taxi missions available to unlock this achievement:

    Chapter 1-5: Danger From Above
    Chapter 2-2: Taxi Cancan
    Chapter 3-7: Fight of the Bumblebee

    Chapter 1-5 is the easiest of the three to attempt this achievement. If your car takes any damage, then you will have to restart the chapter and try again. The achievement will unlock at the end of the chapter. The video below shows how to obtain this achievement in Chapter 1-5.

  • Find 5 historical items

     

    This achievement can be unlocked in Chapter 1-1: Casern.

    See "They’ll All Be Remembered" for more information.

  • Find 50 historical objects

     

    This achievement can be unlocked in Chapter 2-4: Ypres

    See "They’ll All Be Remembered" for more information.

  • Find every single historical item

    There are a total of 119 historical items spread across the four chapters.

    If you prefer a text guide, Redemption Mode has provided one HERE.


    Chapter 1 – 35 collectibles

    Chapter 2 – 34 collectibles

    Chapter 3 – 28 collectibles

    Chapter 4 – 22 collectibles

    Thank you to Brian from PS4Trophies for allowing me to use these awesome collectible videos.

  • Read 30 historical facts

     

    This achievement is unlocked in Chapter 2-4: Ypres.

    At the beginning of each chapter you will be prompted to hit  and read some historical facts from the time period or actions covered in the section. You can either read them or just hover over them for a few seconds until the ! disappears and they will be marked as read. You will have enough facts to unlock this achievement by Chapter 2-4 if you have been reading them all. You can also read them from the chapter select menu. Just highlight a chapter, bring up the collectible information, and tab through to the facts for that section.

 

Secret achievements

  • Shoot the tractor before it crushes Emile

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 1-3: Neuve-Chappelle

  • Witness the zeppelin crash

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 1-7: Reims

  • Rescue Karl from underneath the zeppelin

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 2-5: Crash Site

  • Finish the Douaumont Fort mission

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 2-7: Douaumont Fort

  • Defeat the Baron Von Dorf

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement unlocks at the end of Chapter 3-5: The Somme

  • Escape the French army with Anna and Karl

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 3-7: Fight of the Bumblebee

  • Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 4-5: Saint Mihiel

  • Finish the game

    Story related and cannot be missed.

    This achievement is unlocked at the end of Chapter 4-6: Maizy

  • Ring the bell 3 times in Ypres

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 2-4: Ypres

    As you play through the chapter you will enter a church. To progress, you will have to climb to the bell tower, locate four gears, and ring the church bell. One of these gears is located on the bell itself. To get it, you will have to climb up to the bell and hit it. Hit the bell three times to unlock the achievement.

  • Push all the laundry bags

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 3-1: Prison Camp

    See the video below to see how to unlock the achievement right from the start of the chapter.

  • Shoot the German flag with the cannon at Vimy's ridge

    This achievement is unlocked during Chapter 4-2: Vimy Ridge.

    As you play through this chapter you will eventually come to a section where you need to blow up two guns with your cannon. The cannon is controlled by a wheel that will allow you to aim at the two artillery guns. Before you touch the wheel, fire off a round and it will hit the German flag that is on top of the house between the guns, unlocking the achievement.

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