All Alan Wake 2 Achievements & Trophies: 66 challenges to complete in-game

Brad Norton
Alan Wake 2 gameplayRemedy Entertainment

The highly anticipated Alan Wake 2 has finally been released and for completionists, there are plenty of Achievements and Trophies you can obtain throughout the game. Here’s a full rundown of them all.

Remedy Games’ long-awaited sequel, Alan Wake 2 has just been unleashed and it’s a full survival horror experience that places players in the shoes of not only the titular protagonist but new character, Saga Anderson.

There are plenty of Trophies and Achievements to earn in Alan Wake 2 as you’re revisiting Bright Falls, and traversing the harrowing Dark Place, and if you’re curious to know just how many you can obtain in the game we’ve got a full rundown for you.

Article continues after ad

So, here are all the Achievements and Trophies in Alan Wake 2.

Spoiler warning: While some of the following tasks are fairly straightforward, others tease key character appearances and major story beats. Do not continue reading if you wish to experience Alan Wake 2 unspoiled, as intended.

Alan Wake 2 switching charactersRemedy Entertainment
Alan Wake 2’s expansive set of Achievements and Trophies have been revealed.

Full Alan Wake 2 Achievement & Trophy list

  • Escape its Gravity – Use a Hand Flare to escape an enemy Grapple
  • Strange Reality – Solve five Nursery Rhyme puzzles
  • The Koskela Brothers – Watch all Koskela brother commercials
  • The Trail of the Writer – Watch all of the Writer’s Journey videos
  • Bring It – Find the Sawed-Off Shotgun
  • Ready for a Fight – Find the Hunting Rifle
  • Greatest Hits – Find the Crossbow
  • Stop Right There – Find the Pump-Action Shotgun
  • Find the Light – Find the Flashlight and Revolver
  • Lights Shining – Find the Flare Gun
  • Yippee Ki-yay – Find the Double-Barrelled Shotgun
  • This is the Moment – Dodge at the last minute to avoid an enemy attack
  • Aimed Ahead – Defeat five enemies with headshots
  • Coffee Thermos – Discover a Break Room
  • Felt Good – Use a Healing Item
  • Lawman – Defeat Nightingale
  • Bright Falls’ Finest – Defeat Mulligan and Thornton
  • Girl in Love – Defeat Cynthia
  • Filled with Rage – Defeat Scratch
  • Storm Cloud – Escape from the Dark Presence
  • Stop the Monster – Interrupt a Taken Throw’s relocation attempt with the Flashlight Boost
  • Growing Stronger – Upgrade any weapon once
  • Not the Last – Pick up the first Manuscript Page
  • All Smiles – Fully upgrade a single weapon
  • Carry his Words – Discover a Word of Power
  • Nightmare Territory – Pick up a map
  • Grew Bigger – Upgrade the inventory’s size
  • I’ll Find You – Find all Nursery Rhyme dolls
  • Stunning Vistas – Stun an enemy with a Flashbang
  • Gone for Good – Defeat an enemy with an explosion
  • The Story Come True – Complete Alan Wake 2
  • Hunting Season – Complete chapter “The Cult”
  • Somebody’s Home – Complete chapter “Invitation”
  • Shining in the NIght – Ignite a Hand Flare to keep enemies at bay
  • Into the Overlap – Complete chapter “The Heart”
  • Back in Watery – Complete chapter “Local Girl”
  • We Watch in the Night – Complete chapter “No Chance”
  • The Old Gods – Complete chapter “Old Gods”
  • Seeing Double – Complete chapter “Scratch”
  • Rock n’Roll, Baby – Complete chapter “Summoning”
  • The Final Deerfest – Complete chapter “Deerfest”
  • End of the Road – Complete chapter “Come Home”
  • Talk Show – Complete chapter “Late Night”
  • New York City – Complete chapter “Casey”
  • Secret Stashes – Discover one Cult Stash and one Lunch Box
  • Return – Complete chapter “Haunting”
  • All His Life – Complete chapter “We Sing”
  • In a Fancy Hotel – Complete chapter “Room 665”
  • Told and Retold – Complete chapter “Return”
  • Behind the Masks – Complete chapter “Masks”
  • The Cult of the Word – Complete chapter “Zane’s Film”
  • His Way Out – Complete chapter “Gone”
  • All Accounted For – Find all weapons for both characters
  • In One Go – Defeat an enemy with a single shot from the Crossbow
  • Shift in Reality – Complete all Nursery Rhyme puzzles
  • Finding a Way – Find the Screwdriver
  • Hidden by the Trees – Find all Cult Stashes and Lunch Boxes
  • Coffee-Themed Fun – Shoot Mr. Drippy or any other cardboard cutout in Coffee World
  • Filling the Shape – Place a Charm in all of the bracelet’s slots
  • Rustic Charm – Find all the Charms
  • Back to Life – Use a Coffee Mug Charm to prevent defeat
  • The Nice Things in Life – Pet Mayer Setter
  • The Other Side – Change between stories once
  • Cut Short – Find the Boltcutters
  • Chased the Source – Destroy a Source Point
  • Darkness Coiled – Destroy a Darkness Shield

So there you have it — that’s the full list of Achievements and Trophies up for grabs throughout your Alan Wake 2 playthrough. For more content on the game, check out our guides below:

Article continues after ad

Alan Wake 2 soundtrack | Will Alan Wake 2 have DLC? | Alan Wake 2 voice actors | Best GPU’s for Alan Wake 2 | 7 games like Alan Wake 2 | Does Alan Wake 2 have co-op? | Trophies & Achievements | All graphics modes | How long is Alan Wake 2?

Related Topics

About The Author

Brad Norton is the Australian Managing Editor at Dexerto. He graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and has been working full-time in the field for the past six years at the likes of Gamurs Group and now Dexerto. He loves all things single-player gaming (with Uncharted a personal favorite) but has a history on the competitive side having previously run Oceanic esports org Mindfreak. You can contact Brad at