Trophies and achievements are a way for gamers to show off their skills and dedication to mastering titles. But some stand out as truly monumental challenges that only the most devoted players will ever complete. These trophies require such perfectionism, specific circumstances, and sheer time investment that they have ultra rare unlock percentages. Today we’re looking at 10 of the most difficult and grind-heavy trophies that push gamers to their limits.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter – “World Champion” achievement requires you to reach the top of the universal leaderboard, which means you have to be the best of the best and dedicate months of constant gameplay.
Outlast II – “Messiah” achievement demands players to complete the entire game on the hardest difficulty without reloading the camera battery.
Dead Rising – “7 Day Survivor” achievement involves surviving for seven in-game days, which translates to 14 hours of real-time gameplay without dying.
Mortal Kombat – “My Kung Fu is Stronger” achievement requires players to win 100 fights, complete 100 fatalities, perform 150 x-rays, and spill 10,000 liters of blood with all 28 characters, as well as play as each fighter for a full 24 hours.
Gears of War 3 – “Seriously 3.0” achievement demands players to reach level 100 and earn every Onyx medal, which can take hundreds of hours of gameplay.
Max Payne 3 – “The Shadows Rushed Me” achievement involves completing the game in New York Minute Hardcore mode, where players have a limited amount of time to finish each level and only one life for the entire game.
Crypt of the NecroDancer – “Impossible, Right?” achievement requires players to complete the game as Coda, a character with multiple restrictions that make the game incredibly challenging.
CloudBerry Kingdom – “Shenanigans!” achievement demands players to reach level 319, which is considered one of the hardest levels in the game.
Fall Guys – “Infallible” achievement involves winning five games in a row, which requires a mix of skill, luck, and a lobby of inexperienced players.
Left 4 Dead – “Nothing Special” achievement requires players to complete an entire campaign without any of the survivors taking damage from special infected.
These brutally challenging trophies and achievements truly separate the experts from the rest. With such steep requirements, only the most passionate and determined gamers will ever join the ultra-elite club of players who can say they’ve mastered titles to 100% completion. For those few who conquer these feats, the bragging rights are well-earned.