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Contra (NES)

Developer:Konami
Publisher:Konami
Genre:Run and Gun
First released:February 1988

Achievements

There are 40 achievements worth 400 (3177) points.
Authors: Rdannylor2, Salsa, Scootaloo, Scott

 
Phantom Penance
 
won by 0 of 3508 (0.00%)
(183)
Defeat Phantom without hitting any of its projectiles or destroying turret
Walking Tall
 
won by 52 (48) of 3508 (1.48%)
(503)
Complete the game without crouching (allowed in Energy Zone)
The Energy Zone Challenge
 
won by 58 (47) of 3508 (1.65%)
(226)
Kill 10 Gunners without hitting any other object in Energy Zone stage (No K-Code)
I Have My Arms But I Must Scream
 
won by 64 (53) of 3508 (1.82%)
(205)
Defeat Shadow Beast without hurting its arms or jumping (No K-code)
There Are No Rounds in the Waterfall
 
won by 79 (69) of 3508 (2.25%)
(167)
Reach the boss on Stage 3 without shooting or dying (No K-code)
Enemy Behind the Gates
 
won by 94 (76) of 3508 (2.68%)
(142)
Open the lair staying away from the door and not destroying the mortars
Gambol Zero
 
won by 119 (102) of 3508 (3.39%)
(113)
Make the Anti-Gravity Shuttle reapear 7 times without killing its projectiles
The Alien\
 
won by 136 (114) of 3508 (3.88%)
(100)
Kill Emperor Demon Java without shooting diagonally
Ever Dance with the Giant with no Moonlight?
 
won by 138 (118) of 3508 (3.93%)
(98)
Without shooting tease the Armored Giant by moving around and avoiding him
Fold the Door
 
won by 147 (119) of 3508 (4.19%)
(92)
Open 1st base. On boss screen use laser, don't jump or shoot diagonally
There Is No Ammo in the Jungle
 
won by 147 (136) of 3508 (4.19%)
(92)
Reach the boss on Stage 1 without shooting or dying (No K-code)
The Hangar Challenge
 
won by 158 (121) of 3508 (4.50%)
(86)
Clear Stage 6 using only L weapon
Red Falcon Recapitulation
 
won by 158 (135) of 3508 (4.50%)
(218)
Finish second loop of the game
There Are No Bullets in the Energy Zone
 
won by 191 (145) of 3508 (5.44%)
(72)
Reach the boss on Stage 6 without shooting a single bullet (No K-code)
Alien Master
 
won by 199 (156) of 3508 (5.67%)
(210)
Win the game without dying!
The Base 2 Challenge
 
won by 214 (153) of 3508 (6.10%)
(65)
Enter and clear Stage 4 using only F weapon
Gunless
 
won by 220 (188) of 3508 (6.27%)
(128)
Don't pickup any weapon including R and win the game! (No K-code)
Oculus Drift
 
won by 234 (200) of 3508 (6.67%)
(60)
Defeat Ocular Fire without hitting any of its projectiles or destroying turrets
The Snow Field Challenge
 
won by 244 (194) of 3508 (6.96%)
(58)
Get every item on Stage 5 without losing a life
Die-pass Operation
 
won by 285 (216) of 3508 (8.12%)
(50)
Don't hurt anything else fighting Emperor Demon Evil Heart Gomera Mosking
Anti-Turretism Part 2
 
won by 317 (257) of 3508 (9.04%)
(23)
Destroy every turret advancing through the Stage 4
The Waterfall Challenge
 
won by 386 (318) of 3508 (11.00%)
(39)
Don't press up or down and get to the Boss on the Waterfall stage
Spiky Sniper
 
won by 457 (335) of 3508 (13.03%)
(17)
Lie down on the spiky wall in the Hangar
Anti-Turretism Part 1
 
won by 480 (376) of 3508 (13.68%)
(16)
Destroy every turret advancing through the Stage 2
The Base 1 Challenge
 
won by 583 (450) of 3508 (16.62%)
(27)
Don't hurt turrets fighting 2nd Boss (No K-code)
Ace Soldier
 
won by 623 (396) of 3508 (17.76%)
(66)
Clear the game (No K-code)
The Jungle Challenge
 
won by 705 (518) of 3508 (20.10%)
(24)
Don't press left in the Jungle and clear the stage (No K-code)
Humanity Saved...For Now
 
won by 1090 (673) of 3508 (31.07%)
Minecart Mayhem
 
won by 1110 (686) of 3508 (31.64%)
(8)
Clear Stage 7
End of The Zoners
 
won by 1196 (753) of 3508 (34.09%)
(8)
Clear Stage 6
Siberian Warfare
 
won by 1355 (847) of 3508 (38.63%)
(7)
Clear Stage 5
In Your Base, Killing Your Dudes
 
won by 1518 (940) of 3508 (43.27%)
That Old Classic
 
won by 1633 (946) of 3508 (46.55%)
(1)
Enter The Konami Code at the title screen
A Salmon With A Spread Shot
 
won by 1831 (1123) of 3508 (52.19%)
Hi-Score Freak!
 
won by 2046 (857) of 3508 (58.32%)
(24)
Get 750.000 Points (No K-code)
Who Ordered Fries?
 
won by 2107 (1293) of 3508 (60.06%)
(1)
Get electrocuted
Bomb The Base
 
won by 2184 (1327) of 3508 (62.26%)
(5)
Clear Stage 2
Hydrophobia
 
won by 2326 (1436) of 3508 (66.31%)
(5)
Complete first stage without touching water!
Jungle Fever
 
won by 2798 (1637) of 3508 (79.76%)
(5)
Clear Stage 1
Hi-Score Win
 
won by 3200 (1668) of 3508 (91.22%)
(3)
Beat the default Hi-Score (No K-code)
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Recent comment(s):
17 Jul 6:12 2017
kdecks
Check out the bonus set for this game: http://retroachievements.org/Game/5948
18 Jul 11:02 2017
Pigfaced
Guys, the Oculus Drift and the Red Falcon Recapitulation achievements do not work. The person that got them is probably cheating.
18 Jul 15:45 2017
Vitalya87
The achievement Oculus Drift works
19 Jul 7:50 2017
Pigfaced
Yeah, now it seems to work, weird...
19 Jul 7:59 2017
Balfik
6553500 points is max score in this game. It can't be beat. Sad -_-
19 Jul 21:00 2017
kdecks
The new leaderboard submits at the end of the game. You can't loop. Hitting max isn't the same. Though it's probably possible in one game if you're crazy about it.
19 Jul 21:10 2017
Balfik
You can't get any more points, after u achieve 6553500 score. I tested this today, and i can't get any more of point's. That's why 13 people in leaderboard High Score have exactly this number of score 6553500.
20 Jul 1:35 2017
kdecks
I know. The top two leaderboards on the list are retired now. Check the forum for details.
30 Jul 3:00 2017
tweekers237
i am excite
30 Jul 21:14 2017
kdecks
A game's wall really isn't the ideal place for bug reports. Better to use the ticket system or just pm the dev. If you do use the wall to report bugs it's really ideal to delete your comment if the bug is fixed so it's not confusing to other users.
30 Jul 23:55 2017
bubufubu
Achievement problems are mentioned here for the purpose of alerting the community. It should not remain a private matter when there is an issue. Other players deserve to know about it.
31 Jul 2:04 2017
kdecks
Fair enough. If you want alert the community in that way, be sure to remove alerts that have been corrected to avoid confusion and only post information that is relevant to the community.
31 Jul 3:11 2017
kdecks
If you're leaving old bug posts on game page walls you're misinforming the community. For anyone, please remove such posts if you read this.
31 Jul 4:57 2017
bubufubu
"I Have My Arms But I Must Scream" works and you're allowed to die. "Enemy Behind The Gates" also works now.
5 Aug 17:42 2017
ladouce
No offense, but some of these 'new' achievements are really tedious. The whole game without crouching, even in stages 2&4 ? 'You have to jump and shoot before you land' ? Oo Seriously ? If anyone finds that it's a fun way to play the game, OK then.
9 Aug 19:34 2017
kdecks
I didn't find it to be too hard. I enjoyed it cuz I had to break my habit. And you have plenty of lives to do it
10 Aug 11:21 2017
ladouce
hehe, I agree 100% with you, except for the 'enjoy' part. ;-) Anyway, nice job to the one who makes these achievements, it must be a lot of time/work to create them.
5 Sep 13:54 2017
8BitKing
for some reason i didn't receive hydrophobia ima try again but it might be broken
26 Sep 6:30 2017
orangecountygal4
contra kicks ass
7 Apr 17:21 2018
varodj
i have US rom and J rom, and i cant work achievements. Can you help me?

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

PosUserPoints
1
Salsa
800
2
sylar632
800
3
Vitalya87
800
4
bubufubu
800
5
Kron
800
6
HardcoreGamer
800
7
Spiral
800
8
HippopotamusRex
800
9
xTHAWk
800
10
kdecks
800

Leaderboards

No K-code. Most points until victory
Kuluk01
6553500
Highest score in one life
partTimeNinja
6553500
Get the highest score
Rimitto
6553500
Get the highest score (konami code)
Rimitto
6553500