Hitman Absolution Achievements & Trophies Guide

23 November 2012
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Hitman Absolution Achievements Guide

The Hitman Absolution Achievements guide & Trophies guide lists every Achievement & Trophy for this Xbox 360, PS3 & PC Action-Adventure Stealth game and tells you how to get and unlock them.

Table of Contents

Index of Hitman Absolution Guides:

There are 46 Achievements (20 Secret) with a total of 1,000 Gamerscore points to earn in the Xbox 360 version.

There are 47 Trophies (20 Hidden) that can be earned in the PS3 version. Earn Bronze (32), Silver (12), Gold (2), and Platinum (1) Trophies to increase your Gamer Level.

Hitman Absolution Achievements Guide

1. Grand Master (150G) — You completed 100 challenges

2. Reach for the Stars (50G) — You completed 50 challenges

3. The Russian Hare (20G) — You performed 47 headshots using a sniper rifle

Location: The 47 sniper headshots can easily be farmed in the very beginning of the last level called “Absolution”.
You will start this level with a sniper rifle and 10 bullets. There are more than 10 enemies in this area. Kill as many as you can with headshots and restart the checkpoint when you run out of ammo. After restarting the checkpoint your overall headshot kills will be saved and you get back your ammo. Repeat this until the Trophy / Achievement pops up.

4. A Taste for the Game (20G) — You completed 10 challenges

5. Absolution (50G) — You completed Hitman: Absolution as a professional

6. Jack of All Trades (30G) — You collected all 20 play styles

7. It’s All in the Wrist (50G) — You successfully performed a lethal throw

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
Search for a lethal weapon in any of the levels after the prologue and pick it up. The most common leathal weapons in the game are knives. Go into aim mode and search for a nearby person to kill. Aim on the head and throw the knife. The enemy has to die!
After going through the gate in the very beginning of level 2 you can find a knife near some dumpsters on the left. You can also kill one of the merchants with it.

8. Information is Power (30G) — You collected all evidence

To find all 45 Evidence, check out our Hitman Absolution Evidence Locations Guide.

9. Thumbs Up (20G) — You liked a contract

10. Damage Control (20G) — You contained a situation gone bad

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
To do this you have to become suspicious by causing property damage, killing people or running around with your weapon. You will then have to escape your enemies by killing all of them or hiding in a dumpster. Wait until everything turns back to normal.
After going through the gate in the beginning of level 2 go straight and make a left. You should see a single police guard next to a car and some explosive barrels. Shoot the barrels to cause some carnage and hide in the nearby dumpster until the investigating police officers are gone.

11. Set for Life (20G) — You earned 1 million contracts dollars

12. Self-improvement (20G) — You bought an upgrade for a weapon

13. First Contract (20G) — You completed the Creating Contracts Tutorial

14. Blood Money (20G) — You completed the Contract Basics Tutorial

15. True Potential (20G) — You unlocked a technique

16. Partners in Crime (20G) — You played a contract made by a friend

17. Competitive Spirit (20G) — You created a contract competition

18. Contender (20G) — You participated in a contract competition

19. One With the Shadows (20G) — You escaped the attention of an enemy

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
After entering the marketplace in the beginning of level 2 go to the right until you reach an alleyway with a guard. Kill the guard as well as some civilians and wait for more enemies to arrive. Once you’ve got their attention, go up the stairs into the room where “Snowman” (guy with in white clothes & sunglasses) is hiding. Take him out and use his clothes as a disguise. Hide in this room and wait for a couple of seconds until everything turns back to normal.

20. Silent Assassin (20G) — You achieved Silent Assassin

21. Inconspicuous (20G) — You remained undetected throughout a checkpoint

22. Whoops (20G) — You made a kill look like an accident

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
After going through the gate in the very beginning of the second mission, go straight until you reach the end of the marketplace area. Pick up a brick or any other object (e.g. bottle) that can be thrown to make some noise. There are two guards standing at the end of an alleyway to the far left and some wooden pallets hanging in the air close to where the guards are standing. Go behind the guards once they start their patrol (so that they cannot see you) and throw an object underneath the wooden pallets. One of the guards should come to investigate. Shoot the metal thing that is holding the pallets when the guard is standing underneath.

23. One of the Guys (20G) — You blended in and fooled someone

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
After going through the gate in the very beginning of level 2 you will come to a market place. Some of the food stands have magazines on their counter. Press Triangle (on PS3) or Y (on Xbox 360) to interact with such a magazine while an enemy or police guard is nearby.

24. Rocksteady (20G) — You executed a point shooting with at least 3 kills

Location: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
You will get to know the point shooting ability during a tutorial in the prologue (level 1). To use it you need to activate your instincts and press Square (on PS3) or X (on Xbox 360). Then you can mark several targets to be eliminated. This even works against civilians. Right after leaving the starting area of the second level you will run into lots of civilians on a marketplace. Shoot three of them with this ability.

25. Under Wraps (20G) — You hid a body
26. Sandman (20G) — You subdued a person

Location for both: Mission 2: The King of Chinatown. Can’t be unlocked during Prologue nor Mission 1: A Personal Contract.
To subdue a person you need to equip your bare fists. Attack them from behind to choke and render them unconcious. After that drag the person to a nearby dumpster and press Triangle (on PS3) or Y (on Xbox 360) to throw them in there. After going through the gate in the very beginning of level 2 there will be a dumpster to the left. Normal civilians cannot be subdued. Search for a merchant or guard. Persons that can be attacked are marked in yellow when activating the instincts.

Secret Achievements:

27. Heavy Burden (10G) — You infiltrated the mansion and assassinated Diana Burnwood

28. Kingslayer (10G) — You fulfilled Birdie’s contract and eliminated The King of Chinatown

29. Chamber of Secrets (10G) — You located the hotel room number 899

30. Catch a Ride (10G) — You boarded the train and escaped the Chicago PD

31. Forepost (10G) — You assassinated Wade’s men in Chinatown

32. All Bark and no Bite (10G) — You assassinated Wade

33. The Bartender Always Knows (10G) — You questioned the bartender

34. Signature Weapons (10G) — You re-gained your signature Silverballers

35. Like Stealing Candy From a Baby (10G) — You circumvented Lenny’s crew and secured Lenny

36. Not Worth It (10G) — You left Lenny in the desert

37. Step Into the Light (10G) — You found your way through the mines

38. A Heavy Blow (10G) — You assassinated the facility leaders

39. Faith Can Move Mountains (10G) — You have defeated Sanchez with your bare hands

40. The Killing Fields (10G) — You eliminated the Saints

41. Jailbird (10G) — You infiltrated the courthouse and accessed the jail

42. Hour of Reckoning (10G) — You caught up with Skurky

43. True Form (10G) — You visited Tommy the Tailor and acquired a new suit and gloves

44. Destroying Something Beautiful (10G) — You assassinated Dexter’s assistant, Layla

45. The Final Countdown (10G) — You assassinated Blake Dexter

46. A Personal Contract (50G) — You eliminated Travis and fulfilled Diana’s contract

Hitman Absolution Trophies Guide

Tips & video guides can be found in the Achievements section above.

1. Top of Your Game (Platinum) — Collect all trophies

2. Grand Master (Gold) — Complete 100 challenges

3. Reach for the Stars (Silver) — Complete 50 challenges

4. The Russian Hare (Bronze) — 47 precision headshots using a sniper rifle

5. A Taste for the Game (Bronze) — Complete 10 challenges

6. Absolution (Gold) — Complete Hitman: Absolution on any professional difficulty

7. Jack of All Trades (Silver) — Collect all play styles

8. It’s All in the Wrist (Bronze) — Achieve a lethal throw kill

9. Information is Power (Silver) — Collect all evidence

To find all 45 Evidence, check out our Hitman Absolution Evidence Locations Guide.

10. Thumbs Up (Silver) — Like a contract

11. Damage Control (Bronze) — Contain a situation gone bad

12. Set for Life (Silver) — Earn 1 million contract dollars

13. Self-improvement (Bronze) — Buy an upgrade

14. First Contract (Bronze) — Complete the Create Contract Tutorial

15. Blood Money (Bronze) — Complete the Play Contract Tutorial

16. True Potential (Bronze) — Unlock a technique

17. Partners in Crime (Silver) — Play a contract created by a friend

18. Competitive Spirit (Silver) — Create a contract competition

19. Contender (Silver) — Participate in a contract competition

20. One With the Shadows (Silver) — Escape attention from enemies

21. Silent Assassin (Silver) — Achieve the rating: Silent Assassin

22. Inconspicuous (Bronze) — Remain undetected in a whole checkpoint

23. Whoops (Bronze) — Achieve your first accident kill

24. One of the Guys (Silver) — Blend in successfully

25. Rocksteady (Bronze) — Execute a point shooting with 3 kills

26. Under Wraps (Bronze) — Hide a body

27. Sandman (Bronze) — Subdue a person

Hidden Trophies:

28. Heavy Burden (Bronze) — Assassinate Diana Burnwood

29. Kingslayer (Bronze) — Assassinate the King of Chinatown

30. Chamber of Secrets (Bronze) — Locate room 899

31. Catch a Ride (Bronze) — Enter the train in the train station

32. Forepost (Bronze) — Assassinate Wade’s men

33. All Bark and no Bite (Bronze) — Assassinate Wade

34. The Bartender Always Knows (Bronze) — Approach the bartender

35. Signature Weapons (Bronze) — Acquire the Silverballers

36. Like Stealing Candy From a Baby (Bronze) — Pacify Lenny the Limp

37. Not Worth It (Bronze) — Leave Lenny in the desert

38. Step Into the Light (Bronze) — Exit the mines

39. A Heavy Blow (Bronze) — Assassinate facility leaders

40. Faith Can Move Mountains (Bronze) — Defeat Sanchez with your bare hands

41. The Killing Fields (Bronze) — Eliminate the Saints

42. Jailbird (Bronze) — Gain access to the jail

43. Hour of Reckoning (Bronze) — Approach the church

44. True Form (Bronze) — Acquire suit & gloves

45. Destroying Something Beautiful (Bronze) — Assassinate Layla

46. The Final Countdown (Bronze) — Assassinate Blake Dexter

47. A Personal Contract (Silver) — Assassinate Travis

Special thanks to Powerpyx for the tips & guide videos.

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