Achievement Guide: Payday 2: Crimewave Edition

Coming in Hot – 15gs – On day 1 of the Watchdogs job, don’t let the cops shoot and destroy the escape vehicle.
Fish A.I. – 15gs – On day 2 of the Watchdogs job, throw a loot bag into the sea, hoping fish move away as it gets near.

F in Chemistry – 15gs – On day 1 of the Rats job, blow up the lab.
Caribbean Pirate – 15gs – On day 2 of the Rats job, bring additional meth bags to the trade, but steal your payment instead.
Doctor Fantastic – 15gs – On day 2 of the Big Oil job, complete the heist with the first engine being correct.
You Owe Me One – 15gs – In the Big Bank job, start the heist after having spent all 10 favors in preplanning.
Don’t Bring the Heat – 35gs – In the Big Bank job, complete the heist without triggering the alarm.
Let’s Do Th… – 15gs – In the Ukrainian job, complete the heist within 35 seconds.
Lord Of War – 15gs – On day 1 of the Firestarter job, steal all the weapons from the hangar.
I’m a Swinger – 15gs – In the Election Day job, complete the heist in stealth and swing the votes to the republican favour.
Hot Lava 2.0 – 15gs – On day 1 of the Election Day job, use the computer in stealth without ever touching the ground.
Yeah He’s a Gold Digger – 15gs – In the Four Stores job, find a gold bar in the safe.

This is completely random. There are safes typically in the electronic store. Then maybe one in the convenience store, china store, or the coffee shop. Just keeping opening them until you get one. The achievement will pop as soon as a safe opens and one is inside whether you are near it or not.

I Will Fade To Dark – 15gs – In the Shadow Raid job, secure 4 bags of loot.
I Will Walk Faceless Among Men – 15gs – In the Shadow Raid job, secure all 4 pieces of the samurai armor.
Phew! – 15gs – On day two of the Hotline Miami job, save someone in need.
Walk Faster – 15gs – On day 2 of the Hotline Miami, reach the Commissar’s crib in under 210 seconds on OVERKILL or above.
Sounds of Animals Fighting – 15gs – Finish the Hotline Miami job on hard difficulty or above, each member wearing a unique Hotline mask.
Cat Burglar – 15gs – In the Diamond job, complete the heist without triggering the alarm.
Culture Vultures – 15gs – In the Diamond job, secure 10 bags of additional loot.
Breaking Dead – 15gs – In the Bomb: Dockyard heist, find the meth lab.
Pump It Up – 15gs – On Bomb: Forest, stop the cops from disconnecting the water hose whilst using the river water pump.
I’ve Got the Power – 15gs – In the Bomb: Dockyard heist, don’t let the enemies cut the power.
Tabula Rasa – 90gs – Finish Hoxton Breakout on OVERKILL, everyone using the Golden AK, C-Typewriter SMG, no skills/armor.
No One Cared Who I Was… – 15gs – Until I put on the mask.

The first time you put on the your mask with LB this will unlock. Most like at the Safe House.

I Got It, I Got It! – 15gs – Catch a bag mid­air.

Best place to do it is your safe house right when you start the game as there will be no one shooting at you.

But Wait – There’s More! – 15gs – On any Armored Transport heist, find the plans that unlocks the Train heist.
Masked Villain – 15gs – Modify a mask for the first time.
Going Places – 15gs – Gain $1.000.000 in total spendable cash.
Killin’s As Easy As Breathing – 15gs – Kill 10 enemies in a row using any light machine gun without releasing the trigger.
In Town You’re the Law, Out Here It’s Me – 15gs – Kill a jump kicking Cloaker using any Shotgun.
Triple Kill – 15gs – Kill 3 enemies with one bullet using any Sniper rifle.

The first Sniper Rifle you can buy is the Rattlesnake Sniper Rifle at level 15. At level 65 you get the .50 cal though that will do a LOT more damage and make it easier to get multiple kills at once.

It Takes A Pig To Kill A Pig – 15gs – Drop Floyd the Pig on top of a lawforcer.
Police Brutality – 15gs – Beat a Shield to death using the Telescopic Baton.

The Telescopic Baton is a level 17 unlock in Melee. It still takes quite a few hits so working with a partner to distract the Shield is a good idea.

Swing Dancing – 15gs – Complete any single day of a heist killing at least 50 enemies using only your melee weapon.
Big Bada Boom – 15gs – Kill at least four enemies with one GL40 grenade launcher shot.

The GL40 Grenade Launcher is a level 46 unlock under Special for your Primary slot.

Bullet Hell – 15gs – Kill 10 enemies within 10 seconds using the Buzzsaw 42 light machine gun.

The Buzzsaw 42 Light Machine Gun is a level 71 unlock under LMGs for your Primary slot.

Tough Act to Follow – 30gs – Complete all contracts including pro jobs on the Hard difficulty.
Shit Just Got Real – 30gs – Complete all contracts including pro jobs on the Very Hard difficulty.
Completely OVERKILL! – 35gs – Complete all contracts including pro jobs on the OVERKILL difficulty.
OVERKILL Salutes You! – 90gs – Complete all contracts including pro jobs on the Death Wish difficulty.
Becoming Infamous – 90gs – Reach the first level of Infamy.

You must first get to level 100 and spend $200 million from your offshore account. This also resets your skill points and removes all your spending cash. AKA, Prestige. It does open up some bonuses and unique items though.

Most Wanted – 90gs – Reach reputation level 100.


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