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Borderlands 3 - 100% Achievements Guide

Written by eRaZze_W   /   Mar 16, 2020    


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Looking for a simple, uncluttered way to see all the achievements in Borderlands 3 and how to do them? Then this guide is for you! Truth be told, Borderlands 3 achievements are pretty self explanatory and rather easy, so this guide might not be required. 

Complete Achievement Guide



General Gameplay Achievements



You Got Skills

  • This achievement will be unlocked simply by reaching level 2, when you also get your first skill point.

Star Bound

  • This achievement will be unlocked by reaching level 10.

Vaulting Your Way To The Top 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by reaching level 25.

Biggest Badass In The Borderlands 

  • Same as the rest, this achievement will be unlocked by reaching level 50. However, unlike the previous, doing only the main story will not be enough, so you'll have to play more for it.

Tips Appreciated 

  • To unlock this achievement simply tip 100$ (or 1000$ if you're feeling rich) to Moxxi, once you reach Sanctuary.

I Hope You Didn't Tea-bag 

  • Online achievement. To unlock this, just challenge a co-op player and win the duel.

Stay Away From The Light 

  • Online achievement. To unlock this, revive a co-op player who is in Fight For Your Life.

Gun Pals! 

  • Online achievement. To unlock this, open the Social menu and from the Mailbox send an item to another player.

Dropping Loads 

  • To unlock this achievement play the slots until you get a live grenade. (You might need some extra money)

Good Against Remotes Is One Thing 

  • To unlock this achievement head to the firing range under Marcus' Shop and get a perfect score on any difficulty.

Barreled Right Over Them 

  • To unlock this achievement kill an enemy using a barrel, either by shooting the barrel or melee-ing it to throw at an enemy.

Feelin' A Little Stabby 

  • To unlock this achievement you need a gun with a blade attachment (melee bonus) to kill an enemy with.

Stick It To 'Em 

  • To unlock this achievement you need a sticky grenade mod to use against two or more enemies, killing them.

On Fleek 

  • To unlock this achievement you need to equip purple or orange rarity gear on every slot. You must first complete the 16th story mission "Cold as the Grave" to be able to do this achievement.

Rewards Card 

  • This achievement will be unlocked once you get a Loyalty Package from every weapon manufacturer. This means killing 100 enemies with any gun for each of the nine manufacturers: Atlas, COV, Dahl, Hyperion, Jakobs, Maliwan, Tediore, Torgue, Vladof. (900 total enemies must be killed, so this can be really time consuming)

Florida Man 

  • To unlock this achievement simply down yourself with your own grenade (intentionally or accidentally).

Stay Golden 

  • Online achievement. To unlock this achievement you need to have and use a Golden Key on the chest aboard Sanctuary (Golden Keys are free items obtained with SHiFT Codes shared usually on the Borderlands 3 social networks).

As a gift, here's a Shift Code example with 3 Golden Keys:

  • ZFKJ3-TT3BB-JTBJT-T3JJT-JWX9H

Just enter this code ingame or on the SHiFT website and enjoy your sweet loot.

À La Carte 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by completing 20 side missions.

Getting A Little On The Side 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by completing all 75 side missions available in the main game.

Ultimate Vault Hunter 

  • Unlock all Borderlands 3 achievements.

Collectable Achievements 



Bolt-Ons 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by obtaining 10 cosmetics (heads or skins), which can found from chests or enemies, purchased from Crazy Earl or rewarded from missions.

Mechani-Cool 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by obtaining 10 vehicle parts from hijacking enemy cars or finding special vehicles across the world.

My Name Is Earl 

  • To unlock this achievements simply buy 20 cosmetic things from Crazy Earl aboard Sanctuary.

Tales From The Eridian Slab 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by finding and deciphering all 30 Eridian slabs spread across the world.

Slaughterhouse 3 

  • To unlock this achievement you must complete all 3 Circles of Slaughter (The Slaughter Shaft, Cistern of Slaughter, Slaughterstar 3000).

100 Proof 

  • To unlock this achievement you must find and complete all 6 Proving Grounds.

Locations Achievements 



Main Story completion required for these achievements.

A Hundred Names For Sand 

  • To unlock this achievement you must discover all named locations across Pandora, which has 13 zones with 78 locations to discover.

City Slicker 

  • To unlock this achievement you must discover all named locations across Promethea, which has 8 zones with 43 locations to discover.

Swamped 

  • To unlock this achievement you must discover all named locations across Eden-6, which has 7 zones with 63 locations to discover.

Exoarchaeolo—You Get the Gist 

  • To unlock this achievement you must discover all named locations across Nekrotafeyo, which has 3 zones with 27 locations to discover.

Master Of All You Survey 

  • To unlock this achievement you must discover all 223 named locations across the galaxy, which includes the main planets, Slaughterstar 3000 and the six Proving Grounds.

Crew Challenges Achievements 



Main Story completion required for these achievements.

Got Big Game 

  • To unlock this achievement you must find and kill all 10 Legendary Hunt creatures available on various planets. To keep track of which hunts you've already completed go to Hammerlock's quarters aboard Sanctuary, located on the top floor of the ship.

Zer0ed In 

  • To unlock this achievement you must find and kill all 10 Targets of Opportunity available on various planets. To keep track of which targets you've already eliminated go to Zer0's quarters aboard Sanctuary, near the garage.

Main Story Achievements



Welcome to the Crimson Raiders 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the first story mission "Children of the Vault". This is the first mission in the game, in which you will go through the normal tutorial stuff, as well as fight the first boss Shiv.

So Long, Pandora! 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the fourth story mission "Taking Flight".

NOG It Off 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the sixth story mission "Hostile Takeover".

I Mustache You A Question 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the ninth story mission "Atlas, At Last".

Gone From My Sight 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the tenth story mission "Beneath the Meridian".

That Was Cold 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the twelfth story mission "Lair of the Harpy".

Heir To An Empty Castle 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the sixteenth story mission "Cold as the Grave".

Cross The Streamers 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the seventeenth story mission "Blood Drive".

Apocalypso! 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the nineteenth story mission "The Great Vault".

I Am A Goddess, A Glorious Female Warrior 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the twenty-second story mission "In the Shadow of Starlight".

Bye, Felicia! 

  • This achievement will be unlocked upon completing the twenty-third and final story mission "Divine Retribution".

Damn, Gina 

  • While not exactly tied to a quest, this achievement will unlock at the end of the 21st story mission "Footsteps of Giants", once you obtain all the vault rewards such as the Eridium decoder or rock smasher.

DLC 1 Achievements



A Proper Hand-Off 

  • This achievement will unlock once you complete the main mission "All Bets Off", which is the final mission of the DLC story.

Firebug 

  • To unlock this achievement find and sabotage all the statues spread across the Handsome Jackpot

Killer Look 

  • To unlock this achievement find and kill all the special enemies spread across the Handsome Jackpot

Scovillain 

  • To unlock this achievement find and destroy all of Mr. Torgue's Hot Sauces spread across the Handsome Jackpot.

Shoe Money Tonight 

  • This achievement will be unlocked by getting a 21 in the blackjack minigame in some VIP areas.

Don't Be a Stranger 

  • To unlock this achievement you must complete the main mission "One Man's Treasure" after which you must return and talk with the Clapstructor.

Who Collects The Collector? 

  • To unlock this achievement you must first complete the side mission "Sisterly Love", and then find and kill the Debt Collector, which is a loader rarely found in the area of that mission.

W.I.P.

Written by eRaZze_W.


Game:   Borderlands 3