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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 features 76 achievements worth a total of 1610 gamerscore on Xbox 360 version and 77 trophies on the PlayStation 3 version.

Name Description Points/Trophy Image
All In Earn all available trophies for Modern Warfare 3. Platinum Platinum Trophy PS3 icon.png All In MW3.png
Back in the Fight Start the Single Player Campaign on any difficulty. 5Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Back in the Fight MW3.png
Too Big to Fail Destroy the Jamming Tower. Complete "Black Tuesday" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Too Big to Fail MW3.png
Wet Work Take back New York Harbor. Complete "Hunter Killer" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Wet Work MW3.png
Carpe Diem Escape the mountain safe house. Complete "Persona Non Grata" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Carpe Diem MW3.png
Frequent Flyer Defend the Russian President. Complete "Turbulence" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
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Frequent Flyer MW3.png
Up to No Good Infiltrate the village. Complete "Back on the Grid" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
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Up to No Good MW3.png
One Way Ticket Make it to Westminster. Complete "Mind the Gap" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
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One Way Ticket MW3.png
Welcome to WW3 Save the US Vice President. Complete "Goalpost" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Welcome to WW3 MW3.png
Sandstorm! Assault the shipping company. Complete "Return to Sender" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Sandstorm! MW3.png
Back Seat Driver Track down Volk. Complete "Bag and Drag" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Back Seat Driver MW3.png
We'll Always Have Paris Escape Paris with Volk. Complete "Iron Lady" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
We'll Always Have Paris MW3.png
Vive la Révolution! Reach the church. Complete "Eye of the Storm" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Vive La Revolution MW3.png
Requiem Escape the city. Complete "Blood Brothers" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Requiem MW3.png
Storm the Castle Discover Makarov's next move. Complete "Stronghold" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Storm the Castle MW3.png
Bad First Date Find the girl. Complete "Scorched Earth" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Bad First Date MW3.png
Diamond in the Rough Rescue the Russian President. Complete "Down the Rabbit Hole" on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Diamond in the Rough MW3.png
The Big Apple Complete "Black Tuesday" and "Hunter Killer" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Big Apple MW3.png
Out of the Frying Pan... Complete "Persona Non Grata", "Turbulence", and "Back on the Grid" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Out of the Frying Pan MW3.png
Payback Complete "Mind the Gap", "Goalpost", and "Return to Sender" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Payback MW3.png
City of Lights Complete "Bag and Drag" and "Iron Lady" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
City of Lights MW3.png
The Darkest Hour Complete "Eye of the Storm", "Blood Brothers", and "Stronghold" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Darkest Hour MW3.png
This is the End Complete "Scorched Earth", "Down the Rabbit Hole", and "Dust to Dust" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
This is the End MW3.png
Who Dares Wins Complete the campaign on any difficulty. 40Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Who Dares Wins MW3.png
The Best of the Best Complete the campaign on Hardened or Veteran difficulty. 100Gamerscore.png
Gold Gold Trophy PS3 icon.png
The Best of the Best MW3.png
Strike! Kill 5 enemies with a single grenade in Single Player or Special Ops. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Strike! MW3.png
Jack the Ripper Melee 5 enemies in a row in Single Player or Special Ops. 20Gamerscore.png
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Jack the Ripper MW3.png
Informant Collect 22 Intel Items. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Informant MW3.png
Scout Leader Collect 46 Intel Items. 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Scout Leader MW3.png
This Is My Boomstick Kill 30 enemies with the XM25 in "Black Tuesday." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
This Is My Boomstick MW3.png
What Goes Up... Destroy all the choppers with only the UGV's grenade launcher in "Persona Non Grata." 20Gamerscore.png
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What Goes Up MW3.png
Flight Attendant
(secret)
Kill all 5 enemies during the zero-g sequence in "Turbulence." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
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For Whom the Shell Tolls Destroy all targets during the mortar sequence with only 4 shells in "Back on the Grid." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
For Whom the Shell Tolls MW3.png
Kill Box Kill 20 enemies with the Chopper Gunner in a single run in "Return to Sender." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Kill Box MW3.png
Danger Close Take down a chopper with an AC-130 smoke grenade in "Bag and Drag." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Danger Close MW3.png
Ménage à Trois Destroy 3 tanks with a single 105mm shot in "Iron Lady." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Menage a Trois MW3.png
Nein Kill 9 enemies with A-10 strafing runs in "Scorched Earth." 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Nein MW3.png
50/50 Complete a Special Ops Mission Mode game with the same number of kills as your partner. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
50-50 achievement icon MW3.png
Birdie Kill 2 enemy helicopters without getting hit in a Special Ops Survival game. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Birdie MW3.png
Serrated Edge Finish a Juggernaut with a knife in Special Ops. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Serrated Edge MW3.png
Arms Dealer Buy all items from the Survival Weapon Armory. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Arms Dealer MW3.png
Danger Zone Buy all items from the Survival Air Support Armory. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Danger Zone MW3.png
Defense Spending Buy all items from the Survival Equipment Armory. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Defense Spending MW3.png
Get Rich or Die Trying Have $50,000 current balance in a Special Ops Survival game. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Get Rich or Die Trying MW3.png
I Live Survive 1 wave in a Special Ops Survival game. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
I Live MW3.png
Survivor Reach Wave 10 in each mission of Special Ops Survival mode. 20Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Survivor MW3.png
Unstoppable Reach Wave 15 in each mission of Special Ops Survival mode. 40Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Unstoppable MW3.png
No Assistance Required Complete a Special Ops Mission Mode game on Hardened or Veteran with no player getting downed. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
No Assistance Required MW3.png
Brag Rags Earn 1 star in Special Ops Mission Mode. 10Gamerscore.png
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Brag Rags MW3.png
Tactician Earn 1 star in each mission of Special Ops Mission Mode. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Tactician MW3.jpg
Overachiever Earn 48 stars in Special Ops Mission Mode. 40Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Overachiever MW3.png
Content Collection 1
Slippery Slope Complete the Special Ops mission "Black Ice" on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Slippery Slope MW3.png
A Baker's Dozen Run over and kill 13 enemies with the snowmobile in the "Black Ice" Special Ops mission. 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
A Bakers Dozen MW3.png
Ice in Your Veins Complete the Special Ops mission "Black Ice" on Veteran difficulty. 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Ice in Your Veins MW3.png
Shotgun Diplomacy Complete the Special Ops mission "Negotiator" on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Shotgun Diplomacy MW3.png
Skilled Negotiator Complete the Special Ops mission "Negotiator" on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Skilled Negotiator MW3.png
Not on My Watch Rescue all the hostages in the Special Ops mission "Negotiator". 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Not on my Watch MW3.png
Content Collection 2
Don't Tread On Me Complete the Iron Clad Special Ops mission on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Don't Tread on Me MW3.png
High Roller Complete the "Iron Clad" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
High Roller MW3.png
Not A Scratch Finish with your tank at full health in the Iron Clad Special Ops mission. 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Not a Scratch MW3.png
Helipocalypse Destroy 6 helicopters in the "Kill Switch" Special Ops mission. 30Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Helipocalypse MW3.png
EMPressive Complete the "Kill Switch" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty. 30Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
EMPressive MW3.png
One-Four-One Complete the "Kill Switch" Special Ops mission on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
One-Four-One MW3.png
Content Collection 3: Chaos Pack
Stay Frosty Beat "Arctic Recon" on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Stay Frosty MW3.jpg
Sub Zero Complete the "Arctic Recon" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Sub Zero MW3.jpg
Dr0n3d Complete the "Arctic Recon" Special Ops mission in under 3:30 35Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Dr0n3d MW3.jpg
Apex Complete the "Vertigo" Special Ops mission on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Apex MW3.jpg
Pinnacle Complete the "Vertigo" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty. 20Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Pinnacle MW3.jpg
Flyswatter Destroy all the Helicopters in the Vertigo Special Ops mission. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Flyswatter MW3.jpg
To Jugger or to Jugger-Naut Kill all Juggernauts after they land on Veteran difficulty in the Special Ops mission Vertigo. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
To Jugger or to Jugger-Naut MW3.jpg
Siege Complete the "Light 'Em Up" Special Ops mission on any difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Siege MW3.jpg
Lights Out Complete the "Light 'Em Up" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Lights Out MW3.jpg
Deer in the Headlights Stab five stunned enemies in a row in the "Light 'Em Up" Special Ops mission. 45Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Deer in the Headlights MW3.jpg
Handle with Care Complete the "Special Delivery" Special Ops mission on any difficulty. 10Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Handle with Care MW3.jpg
Deliver This Complete the "Special Delivery" Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty. 25Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Deliver This MW3.jpg
Discriminating Buyer Use exactly one of each care package in the "Special Delivery" Special Ops mission. 15Gamerscore.png
Bronze Bronze Trophy PS3 icon.png
Discriminating Buyer MW3.jpg
Untouchable Use only one self revive care package in the "Special Delivery" Special Ops mission. 25Gamerscore.png
Silver Silver Trophy PS3 icon.png
Untouchable MW3.jpg

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Notes

  • Achievements available in the base game do not require the same unlock requirements for content additional maps or missions.
  • The The Big Apple achievement, as well as all achievements referring to the entire campaign, require "Prologue" to be completed with the same unlock requirements.


Trivia

  • The Too Big to Fail achievement is a reference to the phrase "Too big to fail", where the failure of a financial institution, such as the New York Stock Exchange, would cause catastrophic economic collapse. This achievement is also in tandem a reference to the Wall Street Crash of 1929 with the name of the mission, "Black Tuesday".
  • The Wet Work achievement is a reference to the colloquial name for performing an assassination, "wetwork".
  • The Carpe Diem achievement is "Seize the day" in Latin.
  • The Frequent Flyer achievement is a reference to the Frequent-flyer programs airlines operate for customers. The achievement image also features the symbols for turning on a seat light, the notice to buckle the seatbelt, and a lit button for a gun.
  • The Vive la Révolution! achievement is French for "Long live the Revolution!".
  • The We'll Always Have Paris achievement is a reference to the quote from the 1942 movie Casablanca, "We'll always have Paris".
  • The Nein achievement is a pun on the German word "nein" for "no", and the number 9.
  • The Ménage à Trois achievement is French for "Household of Three".
  • The Storm the Castle achievement image consists of the Trojan Horse, a structure consisting of a wooden horse with hidden soldiers inside used to gain access to a highly secured area.
  • The Diamond in the Rough achievement is a reference to the idiom "a diamond in the rough", wherein something of value is hidden amongst a harsh or unremarkable surface.
  • The For Whom the Shell Tolls achievement is a reference to the 1940 novel For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway.
  • The This Is My Boomstick achievementis a reference to a line in the 1992 movie Army of Darkness, where the main character holds a shotgun and shouts to a crowd "This is my boomstick!".
  • The The Big Apple achievement is a reference to the nickname of New York City, the "Big Apple".
  • 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.
  • The City of Lights achievement is a reference to the nickname of Paris, "The City of Lights".
  • The Jack the Ripper achievement is a reference to the 19th century English murderer Jack the Ripper.
  • The This is the End achievement is a reference to the song The End by band The Doors.
  • The Who Dares Wins achievement is a reference to the motto of the Special Air Service, "Who Dares Wins".
  • The Get Rich or Die Trying achievement is a reference to the album by rapper 50 Cent, Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
  • The Birdie achievement is a pun of the golf score of one under par, the birdie, and a nickname for helicopters, a "bird".
  • The What Goes Up... achievement is a reference to the saying "What goes up, must come down".
  • The Deer in the Headlights achievement is a reference tot he phrase "a deer in headlights", referring to someone who is paralyzed by fear.
  • The To Jugger or to Jugger-Naut achievement is a reference to the famous line from the play Hamlet, "To be, or not to be, that is the question". In the achievement image, a Juggernaut is holding a skull, an iconic prop of the play.
  • The Dr0n3d achievement is the word "Droned" in leetspeak.
  • The Stay Frosty achievement is a reference to the phrase "stay frosty", meaning to "keep one's cool".
  • The High Roller achievement is a reference to the gambling term "High roller", referring to someone who gambles a large sum of money.
  • The A Baker's Dozen achievement is a reference to the term "a baker's dozen", another name for the number 13.
  • The EMPressive achievement is a portmanteau of the words "Impressive" and "EMP".
  • The Helipocalypse achievement is a portmanteau of the words "Helicopter" and "Apocalypse".
  • The One-Four-One achievement is a reference to the in-game faction Task Force 141.
  • The Don't Tread On Me achievement is a reference to the Gadsen flag, an American Revolutionary flag flown in support for the Revolution.
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