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The following is a list of Achievements and Trophies which the player can obtain in BioShock 2. There are a total of 50 Achievements and 51 Trophies in game. Each downloadable content (The Protector Trials, Rapture Metro Pack and Minerva's Den) provides 18 additional Achievements/Trophies, bringing the total up to 68/69.


Single Player[]

Bought a Slot[]

5G/Bronze BoughtaSlotBS2Achieve
Purchase one Plasmid Slot or Tonic Slot at a Gatherer's Garden.

Max Plasmid Slots[]

10G/Bronze MaxPlasmidSlotsBS2Achieve
Fully upgrade to the maximum number of Plasmid Slots.
Note: The player can obtain this Achievement before receiving Eleanor's Summon Plasmid and Plasmid slot, by purchasing Plasmid slot upgrade 1, 2, 3 and 4 for 40, 50, 60 and 70 ADAM and the fifth slot upgrade in Fontaine Futuristics which also costs 70 ADAM. Both last Plasmid slot upgrades cost 70 ADAM.

Upgraded a Weapon[]

10G/Bronze UpgradedaWeaponBS2Achieve
Upgrade a weapon at a Power to the People Station.

Fully Upgraded a Weapon[]

10G/Bronze FullyUpgradedaWeaponBS2Achieve
Install the third upgrade to a weapon.

All Weapon Upgrades[]

20G/Bronze AllWeaponUpgradesBS2Achieve
Find all 14 Power to the People weapon upgrades in the game.
Note: There aren't enough Power to the People machines to fully upgrade every single weapon in the player's arsenal.

Prolific Hacker[]

20G/Bronze ProlificHackerBS2Achieve
Hack one of each kind of machine.

Master Hacker[]

20G/Bronze MasterHackerBS2Achieve
Hack 30 machines at a distance with the Hack Tool.

First Research[]

5G/Bronze FirstResearchBS2Achieve
Research a Splicer with the Research Camera.

One Research Track[]

20G/Bronze OneResearchTrackBS2Achieve
Max out one Research Track.

Research Master[]

20G/Bronze ResearchMasterBS2Achieve
Complete all research on every subject in Rapture.
Note: Some enemies will stop appearing at certain points in the game, preventing the player from ever researching them again. It is suggested the player researches as much as possible as early as possible. Example: The Thuggish Splicer stops appearing after Delta leaves Pauper's Drop.

Grand Daddy[]

25G/Silver GrandDaddyBS2Achieve
Defeat 3 Big Daddies without dying during the fight.

Master Gatherer[]

30G/Silver MasterGathererBS2Achieve
Gather 600 ADAM with Little Sisters.
Note: This is earned over all gathers, not just currently held or all in one gathering.

Fully Upgraded a Plasmid[]

10G/Bronze FullyUpgradedaPlasmidBS2Achieve
Fully upgrade one Plasmid to the Level 3 version.

All Plasmids[]

20G/Bronze AllPlasmidsBS2Achieve
Find or purchase all 11 basic Plasmid types.

Trap Master[]

15G/Bronze TrapMasterBS2Achieve
Kill 30 enemies using only Traps.

Master Protector[]

15G/Bronze MasterProtectorBS2Achieve
Finish a Gathering with no damage and no one getting to the Little Sister.

Big Spender[]

15G/Bronze BigSpenderBS2Achieve
Spend 2000 Dollars at vending machines.

Dealt with Every Little Sister[]

50G/Silver DealtwithEveryLittleSisterBS2Achieve
Deal with every Little Sister.

Big Brass Balls[]

25G/Silver BigBrassBallsBS2Achieve
Finish the game without using Vita-Chambers.

Rapture Historian[]

40G/Silver RaptureHistorianBS2Achieve
Find 100 Audio Diaries.
Note: There are 129 total Audio Diaries in BioShock 2. It's okay to miss 29, but still highly suggested to search everywhere for as many diaries as possible.

Against All Odds[]

30G/Bronze AgainstAllOddsBS2Achieve
Finish the game on the hardest difficulty level.
Note: The "Hard" difficulty is somewhat easier than its predecessor. You can also use vita-chambers.

The Protector Trials DLC[]

Litmus Test[]

5G/Bronze LitmusTest
Earn 6 stars in the Protector Trials.

Acid Test[]

10G/Bronze AcidTest
Earn 18 stars in the Protector Trials.

Trial by Fire[]

15G/Silver TrialByFire
Earn 36 stars in the Protector Trials.

Enemy of the Family[]

15G/Silver EnemyOfTheFamily
Earn an A rank in all Protector Trials.

Guardian Angel (Secret)[]

10G/Silver GuardianAngel
Complete all bonus Protector Trials.
Note: Can only be done after getting all 36 stars in Protector Trials.

Perfect Protector[]

20G/Silver PerfectProtector
Collect 100% of the ADAM available in a single Protector Trial.

Get a Bigger Bucket[]

25G/Silver GetABiggerBucket
Collect at least 50% of the ADAM available in all Protector Trials.

Minerva's Den DLC[]

Garbage Collection[]

10G/Bronze GarbageCollection
Destroy all 10 Vacuum Bots in Minerva's Den.

Lancer Killer[]

10G/Bronze LancerKiller
Kill a Lancer Big Daddy.

ADAM Addict[]

10G/Bronze ADAMAddict
Resolve all the Little Sisters in Minerva's Den.

High Score (Hidden)[]

10G/Bronze HighScore
Get 9999 points in one game of Spitfire.

Login (Hidden)[]

20G/Silver Login
Reach Rapture Central Computing Operations.

Root Access Granted (Hidden)[]

20G/Silver RootAccessGranted
Reach Computer Core Access.

SUDO (Hidden)[]

20G/Bronze SUDO
Wrest control of The Thinker from Reed Wahl.

Logout (Hidden)[]

50G (Xbox) / 30G (PC)/ Silver (PS3) Logout
Escape Minerva's Den.


Welcome to Rapture[]

10G/Bronze WelcometoRaptureBS2Achieve
Complete your first non-private match.

Unnatural Selection[]

10G/Bronze UnnaturalSelectionBS2Achieve
Score your first kill in a non-private match.

Disgusting Frankenstein[]

10G/Bronze DisgustingFrankensteinBS2Achieve
Become a Big Daddy for the first time in a non-private match.

"Mr. Bubbles — No!"[]

20G/Bronze MrBubblesNoBS2Achieve
Take down your first Big Daddy in a non-private match.

Two-Bit Heroics[]

10G/Bronze TwoBitHeroicsBS2Achieve
Complete your first trial in a non-private match.

Mother Goose[]

20G/Bronze MotherGooseBS2Achieve
Save your first Little Sister in a non-private match.


10G/Bronze ParasiteBS2Achieve
Achieve Rank 10.

Little Moth[]

20G/Bronze LittleMothBS2Achieve
Achieve Rank 20.

Skin Job[]

20G/Bronze SkinJobBS2Achieve
Achieve Rank 30.

Choose the Impossible[]

50G/Gold ChoosetheImpossibleBS2Achieve
Achieve Rank 40.

Proving Grounds[]

20G/Silver ProvingGroundsBS2Achieve
Win your first non-private match.

Man About Town[]

10G/Bronze ManAboutTownBS2Achieve
Play at least one non-private match on each multiplayer map.

Rapture Metro Pack DLC[]

Aqua Incognita[]

25G/Silver Aqua incognita
Play at least one non-private match on each downloadable content map.


25G/Silver Territorial
Win a non-private match in each of the 6 new maps.


100G/Gold Reincarnation
Use Rebirth to start again!
Note: The player does not need to buy the Metro Map Pack to get to level 50 in order to use rebirth.

Secret Achievements[]


25G/Silver SaviorBS2Achieve
Save every Little Sister and spare Grace, Stanley and Gil.

Adopted a Little Sister[]

5G/Bronze AdoptedaLittleSisterBS2Achieve
Adopt a new Little Sister for the first time.


5G/Bronze CounterattackBS2Achieve
Kill an enemy with their own projectile.

Distance Hacker[]

5G/Bronze DistanceHackerBS2Achieve
Use the Hack Tool to hack an object at a distance.


20G/Bronze UnbreakableBS2Achieve
Defend yourself against a Big Sister without dying.

Look at You, Hacker[]

15G/Bronze LookatYouHackerBS2Achieve
Kill 50 enemies using only hacked Security.


5G/Bronze 9IronyBS2Achieve
Pay your respects to the founder of Rapture.
Note: To do this, use Telekinesis to pick up the golf club behind the first mannequin of Andrew Ryan encountered in the Ryan Amusements level, then throw it at the mannequin's head for the achievement. The golf club must hit his head, not the actual body, so if the player has dismembered the mannequin beforehand, they would need to find the head and shoot the club at it.

Daddy's Home[]

10G/Bronze DaddysHomeBS2Achieve
Find your way back into the ruins of Rapture.


20G/Bronze ProtectorBS2Achieve
Defend yourself against Lamb's assault in the train station.

Sinclair's Solution[]

20G/Bronze SinclairsSolutionBS2Achieve
Join forces with Sinclair in Ryan Amusements.

Confronted Grace[]

10G/Bronze ConfrontedGraceBS2Achieve
Confront Lamb's lieutenant in Pauper's Drop.

Defeated the Preacher[]

20G/Bronze DefeatedthePreacherBS2Achieve
Defeat the Preacher.

Nose for News[]

20G/Bronze NoseforNewsBS2Achieve
Uncover the secret of Dionysus Park.

Found Lamb's Hideout[]

20G/Bronze FoundLambsHideoutBS2Achieve
Gain access to Lamb's stronghold.


50G/Silver ReunionBS2Achieve
Reunite with your original Little Sister.

Heading to the Surface[]

25G/Bronze HeadingtotheSurfaceBS2Achieve
Head to the surface on the side of Sinclair's escape pod.


100G/Gold EscapeBS2Achieve
Escape Rapture.

Platinum Trophy[]

Platinumicon Platinum
Unlock all trophies.
Note: This does NOT include trophies added by DLCs.


  • (PS3) Occasionally, the Unbreakable trophy will not unlock after having defeated a Big Sister without dying.