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You can unlock three secret, overpowered soldiers by changing the name of one of your soldiers. Go to the soldier’s customization, and then to their character information page, and alter their name according to the following guidelines.
(Note: while using one of the secret characters, your soldier’s previous attributes are erased and you can’t earn any achievements/trophies.)
Sid Meier (a Psi Operative, named after the game developer) – Change the soldier’s first name to Sid and last name to Meier.
Peter Van Doorn (an Assault Build Ranger Colonel, he is meant to be the popular NPC from XCOM: Enemy Unknown) – Change the soldier’s first name to Peter and last name to Van Doorn.
Beaglerush (a Grenadier, named after a well-known streamer of XCOM games) – Change the soldier’s nickname to Beaglerush. It doesn’t matter what the first name and last name are set to.
Research War Suits or EXO Suits at the Proving Grounds to unlock the following Powered Weapons:
Research EXO Suits at the Proving Grounds to also unlock the following Heavy Weapons:
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Earth Avenged (20 points) – Overthrow the aliens at any difficulty level.
Defender of Humanity (30 points) – Overthrow the aliens on Commander difficulty.
Immortal Commander (50 points) – Overthrow the aliens on Legend difficulty.
Tinker (10 points) – Build an experimental item in the Proving Grounds.
Rise of the Resistance (10 points) – Make contact with a region.
First Blood (10 points) – Complete the tactical tutorial.
Rebel Radio (10 points) – Build Resistance Comms.
Codebreaker (10 points) – Build the Shadow Chamber.
Room to Grow (10 points) – Upgrade a facility.
Shadow Broker (20 points) – Sell goods worth 1000 supplies to the Black Market (Can span multiple games).
Rumor Hunter (10 points) – Complete a Rumor.
A Horrible Truth (10 points) – Recover the Blacksite Data.
A Grim Key (10 points) – Recover a Codex Brain.
A Dark Doorway (10 points) – Recover the Psi Gate.
A Line Crossed (10 points) – Complete the Avatar Autopsy.
A God Falls (10 points) – Kill an Avatar.
Meat Over Metal (20 points) – Kill a Sectopod on the same turn you encounter it (in Single Player).
Like Clockwork (15 points) – Complete a successful ambush.
Mechlord (20 points) – Hack a Sectopod.
Nick of Time (20 points) – Evacuate a soldier whose bleed-out timer is still running.
Locked and Loaded (10 points) – Upgrade a weapon.
Excalibur (20 points) – Completely upgrade a beam weapon with superior grade weapon upgrades.
David and Goliath (20 points) – Kill a Berserker in melee combat.
Breathing Room (20 points) – Kill a Viper who is strangling a squadmate.
Come Back To Me (20 points) – Kill a Sectoid who is currently mind controlling a squadmate.
Stop Hitting Yourself (20 points) – Kill an enemy with a hacked turret.
Shen’s Legacy (20 points) – Build a facility in every Avenger slot.
Bring It Down (10 points) – Sabotage an alien facility.
Have a Nice Trip (20 points) – Cause an enemy to fall to its death.
Car Wrecked (20 points) – Cause an enemy to die in a vehicle explosion.
Exquisite Timing (40 points) – Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty by July 1st.
Who Needs Tygan? (30 points) – Beat the final mission using only conventional gear.
The Few and the Proud (40 points) – Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty without buying a Squad Size upgrade.
The Untouchables (40 points) – Beat the game on Commander+ without losing a soldier.
Pile ‘Em Up (20 points) – Kill 500 aliens (does not have to be in same game).
The Most Dangerous Game (20 points) – Play in a multiplayer match.
Overpowered (35 points) – Beat a mission on Commander+ with a squad of soldiers only of the same class (but not Rookie).
Heroes of the Resistance (15 points) – Beat a Retaliation mission with 3 or less civilian deaths.
Cyberlord (10 points) – Earn a second tier hack reward.
Heavy Metal (30 points) – Kill an enemy with every heavy weapon in the game (doesn’t have to be in the same game).
The Sun Never Sets (30 points) – Build a radio relay on every continent.
Global Resistance (30 points) – Get all of the continent bonuses available in a single campaign.
Beginner’s Luck (30 points) – Beat a mission in June or later using only Rookies.
Brutal Collection (30 points) – Skulljack each different type of ADVENT soldier (does not have to be in same game).
With Extreme Prejudice (10 points) – Skulljack an ADVENT Officer.
A Better Human Being (10 points) – Recover the Forge Item.
A Final Stand (10 points) – Create the Commander’s Avatar.
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (10 points) – Apply a PCS upgrade to a soldier.
Now Am I Become Death (15 points) – Kill 3 enemies in a single turn, with a single soldier, without explosives.
Valhalla (50 points) – Beat the game on Commander+ difficulty in Ironman mode.
“Alien Hunters” DLC Achievements
Enemy Adopted (20 points) – Use a ruler armor ability against an alien ruler.
Not Throwing Away My Shot (20 points) – Kill an alien ruler while it attempts to escape.
Regicide (30 points) – Kill an alien ruler the first time you encounter it.
A Forbidden Experiment (20 points) – Investigate the Abandoned Research Facility.
Archon Annihilator (15 points) – Kill the Archon Ruler.
Berserker Breaker (15 points) – Kill the Berserker Ruler.
Deadly Arsenal (20 points) – Purchase all of the final tier hunter weapons.
Kingslayer (20 points) – Kill all three alien rulers in a single game.
Now I Am The Master (20 points) – Use all ruler armor abilities in a single mission.
Viper Vanquisher (15 points) – Kill the Viper Ruler.
“Shen’s Last Gift” DLC Achievements
A Torch Passed (20 points) – Beat the Lost Towers mission.
Matter Over Mind (20 points) – Defeat an Avatar with a SPARK unit.
Always be Shooting (15 points) – Hit three shots on a single turn with a SPARK unit after using its Overdrive ability.
Axles to Axles, Bolts to Bolts (10 points) – Defeat a robotic enemy with a SPARK unit.
Bells and Whistles (15 points) – Outfit a SPARK unit with the highest tier weaponry and armor.
Just Like Dad Used To Make (10 points) – Build a SPARK unit.
Make ‘em go Boom (20 points) – Kill an enemy primed Derelict MEC before it can self-destruct.
Our New Overlords (15 points) – Promote a SPARK unit to Champion rank.
Rise of the Robots (15 points) – Complete a mission with three or more SPARK units in the squad.
Running on Fumes (15 points) – A SPARK unit survives a mission it started with less than half health.