Achievement Hunters – Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Achievements for the highly anticipated sequel Middle-Earth: Shadow of War have been revealed alongside the game release today.

There are a total of 52 achievements, with 11 of them being secret. You can check out the full list of achievements below, where the secret ones can be found at the bottom.

shadow of war



Forger (10 points)
Forge a higher-quality Gem by combining three Gems of the same quality.
Rule of Three (15 points)
Unlock 3 Gem slots.
Best Defense (15 points)
Equip 3 Siege Upgrades on an Assault Team.
Fit for War (15 points)
Complete a challenge to upgrade a piece of gear.
Hostile Takeover (15 points)
Defeat a Warchief.
Vandal (10 points)
Destroy a Monument.
Speak Friend and Enter (15 points)
Open one of the Ithildin Doors.
Bound by Blood (10 points)
Complete an Online Vendetta.
Avenged (15 points)
Complete a Vendetta Mission.
Master Forger (20 points)
Forge a top tier Gem.
Promise Keeper (20 points)
Issue a Death Threat, and then successfully kill the target.
Death is not the End (10 points)
Resurrect a Follower Captain.
Dismantled (20 points)
Disable an Outpost.
Finished Tales (20 points)
Recover all Gondorian artifacts.
The Web Revealed (30 points)
Uncover the final Shelob memory and reveal the Web of Fate.
No Orc Lives Forever (25 points)
Win all Fight Pit missions.
Forged by War (20 points)
Unlock all player skills.
Purge (10 points)
Purify all the Haedir.
The Operative (20 points)
Turn all of a Warchief’s bodyguards (minimum 2) into spies, then confront him.
Such Great Heights (10 points)
Reach the rank of Captain in Online Conquest.
No Orc Left Behind (10 points)
Rescue a Follower who’s been captured.
Better Luck Next Time (15 points)
Meet an Enemy or a Follower who has cheated death.
Overkill (15 points)
Send a Follower to kill another Follower in a pit fight.
It Came From Within (15 points)
Start a Conquest with all Warchiefs as spies.
Power Couple (10 points)
Send a Follower to support another Follower in a Nemesis Mission.
Life of the Party (10 points)
Send a Destroyer on a Vendetta Mission.
If You Can’t Beat Them (20 points)
Dominate an Orc after he’s killed you three or more times.
Headhunter (15 points)
Recruit a Follower of every Advanced Class.
I Like to Watch (15 points)
Watch a Follower murder another Captain without helping him.
Second Age Warrior (20 points)
Complete all Shadow of the Past missions in one region.
Rough Rider (15 points)
Ride every type of beast and rare beast.
Wild Things (15 points)
Kill a drake while riding a graug.
Trolling (15 points)
Kill a Captain while riding an Olog.
Vertical Mobility (15 points)
Help a grunt become an Overlord.
Blood on Blood (15 points)
Make a Captain kill his bloodbrother.
Feed the Beasts (15 points)
Attract every kind of beast using bait.
Bad Boss (10 points)
Strike a Follower until he’s had enough.
Nemesis (15 points)
Encounter the same Orc 3 times in nemesis missions without killing him.
Follower Perks (10 points)
Use a Training Order to give a Follower a gang.
The Stuff of Legend (15 points)
Equip a full Legendary Gear set.
Everything is Permitted (30 points)
Shame an Assassin until he becomes deranged.

Secret Achievements

Banished (30 points)
Defeat Suladân.
Brought to Heel (30 points)
Defeat Helm Hammerhand.
Lord of Horror (30 points)
Defeat the Balrog.
What Once Was Lost (40 points)
Complete Act I.
First Steps (30 points)
Conquer the Fortress of Núrnen.
Peace in Death (30 points)
Complete the Shadow Wars.
Undeath Defeats Undeath (30 points)
Complete all Carnán quests.
Fall and Rise (30 points)
Complete all Brûz quests.
Stalemate is Victory (50 points)
Defeat the Witch-king and reclaim Minas Morgul.
Banish the Darkness (30 points)
Complete all Eltariel quests.
For Gondor (30 points)
Complete all Gondor quests.

If you would like to stay up to date with all the latest Xbox One news, reviews, competitions and information, make sure you like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group or subscribe to our YouTube channel. You can also follow us on Twitter and Twitch.

Stephen Loftus

I'm a Dad to my daughter and my dog, a gamer since I was born and a TV nut since I could open my eyes! Like my taste in music, I like a wide variety of genres of games. You can e-mail me at, or add me on xbox using the gamertag Stevee.

Leave a Reply

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.