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There are 50 achievements in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 worth a total of 1000Gamerscore.png on the Xbox 360 and 51 trophies on the PlayStation 3.

Name Description Points/Trophy Image
Back in the Saddle Help train the local militia.
(Complete S.S.D.D. on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Danger Close Get hand picked for Shepherd's elite squad.
(Complete Team Player on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Danger Close MW2.png
Cold Shoulder Infiltrate the snowy mountain side base.
(Complete Cliffhanger on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Tag 'em and bag 'em Find Rojas in the Favelas.
(Complete Takedown on any difficulty)
15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Tag 'em and bag 'em MW2.png
Royale with Cheese Defend Burger Town.
(Complete Wolverines! on any difficulty)
15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Soap on a Rope Storm the gulag.
(Complete The Gulag on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Soap on a Rope MW2.png
Desperate Times Execute the plan to help the Americans.
(Complete Contingency on any difficulty)
15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Desperate Times MW2.png
Whiskey Hotel Take back Whiskey Hotel.
(Complete Whiskey Hotel on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Whiskey Hotel MW2.png
The Pawn Assault Makarov's safehouse.
(Complete Loose Ends on any difficulty)
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Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Pawn MW2.png
Out of the Frying Pan... Complete the mission in the airplane graveyard.
(Complete The Enemy of My Enemy on any difficulty)
15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Out of the Frying Pan... MW2.png
For the Record Complete the Single Player campaign on any difficulty. 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
For the Record MW2.png
The Price of War Complete the single player campaign on Hardened or Veteran Difficulty. 90Gamerscore.png
Gold Gold Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Price of War MW2.png
First Day of School Complete "S.S.D.D." and "Team Player" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
First Day of School MW2.png
Black Diamond Complete "Cliffhanger" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Black Diamond MW2.png
Turistas Complete "Takedown" and "The Hornet's Nest" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Red Dawn Complete "Wolverines!" and "Exodus" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Red Dawn MW2.png
Prisoner 627 Complete "The Only Easy Day... Was Yesterday" and "The Gulag" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Ends Justify the Means Complete "Contingency" on Veteran Difficulty 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Homecoming Complete "Of Their Own Accord", "Second Sun", and "Whiskey Hotel" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Homecoming MW2.png
Queen takes Rook Complete "Loose Ends" and "The Enemy of My Enemy" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Queen takes Rook MW2.png
Off the Grid Complete "Just Like Old Times" and "Endgame" on Veteran Difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Off the Grid MW2.png
Pit Boss Run The Pit in "S.S.D.D." and finish with a final time under 30 seconds. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Pit Boss MW2.png
Ghost Plant the C4 in "Cliffhanger" without alerting or injuring anyone in the blizzard. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Ghost MW2.png
Colonel Sanderson Kill 7 chickens in under 10 seconds in "The Hornet's Nest". 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Colonel Sanderson MW2.png
Gold Star Earn 1 star in Spec Ops 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Gold Star MW2.png
Hotel Bravo Earn 4 stars in Special Ops. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Hotel Bravo MW2.png
Charlie On Our Six Earn 8 stars in Special Ops. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Charlie On Our Six MW2.png
It Goes to Eleven Earn at least 1 star in 11 different Special Ops missions. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
It Goes to Eleven MW2.png
Operational Asset Earn all 3 stars in at least 5 different Special Ops missions. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Blackjack Earn 21 stars in Special Ops. 20Gamerscore.png
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Honor Roll Earn at least 1 star in each Special Ops mission. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Honor Roll MW2.png
Operative Earn all 3 stars in at least 10 different Special Ops missions. 30Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
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Specialist Earn 30 stars in Special Ops. 30Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Specialist MW2.png
Professional Earn all 3 stars in at least 15 different Special Op missions. 30Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Professional MW2.png
Star 69 Earn 69 stars in Special Ops. 90Gamerscore.png
Gold Gold Trophy PS3 icon.png
Star 69 MW2.png
Downed but Not Out Kill 4 enemies in a row while downed in Spec Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Downed but Not Out MW2.png
I'm the Juggernaut… Kill a Juggernaut in Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
I'm the Juggernaut... MW2.png
Ten plus foot-mobiles Kill at least 10 enemies with one Predator Missile in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Ten plus foot-mobiles MW2.png
Unnecessary Roughness Use a Riot shield to beat down an enemy in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Unnecessary Roughness MW2.png
Knock-knock Kill 4 enemies with 4 shots during a slow-mo breach in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Knock-knock MW2.png
Some Like it Hot Kill 6 enemies in a row using a thermal weapon in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Some Like it Hot MW2.png
Two Birds with One Stone Kill 2 enemies with a single bullet in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
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Two Birds with One Stone MW2.png
The Road Less Traveled Collect 22 enemy intel items. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Road Less Traveled MW2.png
Leave No Stone Unturned Collect 45 enemy intel items. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Leave No Stone Unturned MW2.png
Drive By Kill 20 enemies in a row while driving a vehicle in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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The Harder They Fall Kill 2 rappelling enemies in a row before they land on their feet in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
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The Harder They Fall MW2.png
Desperado Kill 5 enemies in a row using 5 different weapons or attachments in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Desperado MW2.png
Look Ma Two Hands Kill 10 enemies in a row using akimbo weapons in Single Player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Look Ma Two Hands MW2.png
No Rest For the Wary Knife an enemy without him ever knowing you were there in Single-player or Special Ops. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
No Rest For the Wary MW2.png
Three-some Kill at least 3 enemies with a single shot from a grenade launcher. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Three-some MW2.png
Is That All You Got? Earn all other trophies Platinum Platinum Trophy PS3 icon.png Is That All You Got? MW2.png

Trivia

  • The Back in the Saddle achievement is a reference to the phrase "getting back in the saddle", meaning to resume an activity after a hiatus.
  • The Danger Close achievement refers to the line uttered by Cpl. Dunn, "C'mon, since when does Shepherd care about danger close?". "Danger close" is also a military term referring to an attack, often an airstrike, on targets within proximity of allies.
  • The Cold Shoulder achievement is a reference to the phrase "cold shoulder", meaning to show unfriendliness.
  • The Tag 'em and bag 'em achievement refers to the saying "Tag 'em and bag 'em", meaning to put a toe tag on and zip up a corpse in a body bag.
  • The Royale with Cheese achievement refers to the alternate name of the Quarter Pounder in France and Belgium, "Royale with cheese".
  • The Soap on a Rope achievement refers to the end of The Gulag, where John "Soap" MacTavish is dangling from the rope dropped by the Pave Low. Soap on a rope also refers to a shower product of a bar of soap with an attached rope to prevent dropping.
  • The The Pawn achievement is a reference to the alternate meaning of being a pawn, meaning to be sacrificed for a greater cause.
  • The No Rest For the Wary achievement is a combination of the saying "no rest for the weary", meaning even tired people must work, and "wary", meaning cautious.
  • The Prisoner 627 achievement is a reference to Captain Price's prisoner number in the gulag, "627".
  • The Desperate Times achievement refers to the phrase "Desperate times call for desperate measures", meaning in dangerous situations, dangerous solutions become palatable.
  • The Red Dawn achievement is a reference to the movie Red Dawn, where the Soviet Union invades America and a band of youths named the "Wolverines" stage a resistance movement in occupied America.
  • The Out of the Frying Pan... achievement is a reference to the idiom "Out of the frying pan into the fire." meaning to leave a bad situation and into a worse one. This line is also invoked by Shepherd and Price, during Contingency.
  • The Ends Justify the Means achievement is a reference to the quote "the ends justify the means", meaning that the outcome of an action justifies the action taken, regardless of morality.
  • The For the Record achievement is a reference to the line uttered by Price in "Endgame" in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, "This is for the record".
  • The Hotel Bravo achievement is named after the category of Special Ops missions the requirements unlock and Shepherd's base in the campaign, being the Bravo missions and Site Hotel Bravo respectively.
  • The Off the Grid achievement refers to the act of living off-the-grid, meaning to live independently from public utilities. In the missions related to the achievement, Shepherd effectively lives off the grid, in his isolation in Site Hotel Bravo.
  • The Black Diamond achievement is a reference to the
  • The Charlie On Our Six achievement is named after the category of Special Ops missions the requirements unlock, being the Charlie missions. "Charlie On Our Six" is also military jargon for "Combatants on our flank".
  • The Three-some achievement is a reference to the Threesome, a sexual interaction between three people. The achievement image also shows three people, two women and a man, one combination of a threesome.
  • The Black Diamond achievement is a reference to the Black Diamond difficulty of ski slopes, with Black Diamond being one of the more difficult ratings.
  • The The Harder They Fall achievement is a reference to the saying "the bigger they are, the harder they fall", meaning that of higher rank's fall will be more spectacular due to the status.
  • The Turistas achievement name is Portuguese for "tourists".
  • The The Road Less Traveled achievement is a reference to the poem The Road Not Taken.
  • The Desperado achievement is a reference to the alternate name of a Wild West Outlaw.
  • The Colonel Sanderson achievement is a portmanteau of Colonel Sanders, the creator of KFC, and Roach's last name, Sanderson.
  • Upon earning the Ghost achievement, Soap will say to Roach "No kills, no alerts. Impressive, Roach".
  • The Some Like it Hot achievement is a reference to the film Some Like It Hot.
  • The I'm the Juggernaut... achievement is a reference to a line said by Juggernaut in the movie X-Men: The Last Stand, to which he shouts "I'm the Juggernaut, bitch!".
  • The Two Birds with One Stone achievement is a reference to the saying "killing two birds with one stone", meaning to solve two problems with one single action.
  • The Leave No Stone Unturned achievement is a reference to the saying "leave no stone unturned", meaning to search everywhere and account for everything.
  • The Queen takes Rook achievement is a reference to the chess pieces of a Queen putting a Rook out of play. The Queen is a representation of Price's British nationality, and the emblem of Shadow Company, a Rook.
  • The Drive By achievement is a reference to the act of a Drive-by shooting, meaning to fire a weapon from a moving vehicle and flee.
  • The Ten plus foot mobiles achievement is military terminology for "10 or more infantry soldiers" on the battlefield.
  • The Honor Roll achievement is a reference to the Honors student award, given to students that achieve high grades.
  • The It Goes to Eleven achievement is a reference to the movie This Is Spinal Tap, where the lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel states that his guitar amplifier "goes up to eleven".
  • The Blackjack achievement is a reference to the card game of Blackjack, with the achievement image showing an Ace of Hearts and a Jack of Spades with a picture of Price from Call of Duty and Call of Duty 2. The achievement is earned after 21 stars, one of the values of both cards featured in the image, and a winning hand.
  • The Star 69 achievement is a reference to the Last-call return number, colloquially known as "Star 69" or "*69".