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Gradius (NES)

Developer:Konami
Publisher:Konami
Genre:Side Scrolling Shooter
First released:1986

Achievements

There are 38 achievements worth 400 (2379) points.
 
Challenger 1985
 
won by 241 (170) of 292 (82.53%)
(5)
Clear Stage 1
Beat Back
 
won by 173 (124) of 292 (59.25%)
(5)
Clear Stage 2
Blank Mask
 
won by 107 (77) of 292 (36.64%)
(7)
Clear Stage 3
Free Flyer
 
won by 65 (40) of 292 (22.26%)
(20)
Clear Stage 4
Mazed Music
 
won by 63 (40) of 292 (21.58%)
(21)
Clear Stage 5
Mechanical Globule
 
won by 56 (33) of 292 (19.18%)
(23)
Clear Stage 6
Final Attack
 
won by 43 (27) of 292 (14.73%)
(42)
Clear Stage 7
Experimental Speed
 
won by 50 (46) of 292 (17.12%)
(7)
Upgrade the speed to level 16
Vic Viper de Luxe
 
won by 52 (45) of 292 (17.81%)
(12)
Upgrade your spaceship with 5 speed ups, missiles, laser, 2 options and shield
Hyperdimension Jump I
 
won by 39 (31) of 292 (13.36%)
(31)
Enter the first warp (Stage 1st to 3rd)
Hyperdimension Jump II
 
won by 21 (18) of 292 (7.19%)
(51)
Enter the second warp (Stage 2nd to 4th)
Hyperdimension Jump III
 
won by 36 (30) of 292 (12.33%)
(32)
Enter the second warp (Stage 3rd to 5th)
Bonus Points I
 
won by 169 (122) of 292 (57.88%)
(2)
Collect the first secret 5000 points on Stage 1
Bonus Points II
 
won by 30 (27) of 292 (10.27%)
(7)
Collect the secret 5000 points on Stage 2
Bonus Points III
 
won by 22 (21) of 292 (7.53%)
(9)
Collect the secret 5000 points on Stage 3
Bonus Points IV
 
won by 35 (28) of 292 (11.99%)
(6)
Collect the first secret 5000 points on Stage 4
Bonus Points V
 
won by 40 (32) of 292 (13.70%)
(6)
Collect the second secret 5000 points on Stage 4
Secret 1UP I
 
won by 45 (37) of 292 (15.41%)
(8)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 1
Secret 1UP II
 
won by 27 (27) of 292 (9.25%)
(12)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 2
Secret 1UP III
 
won by 28 (26) of 292 (9.59%)
(12)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 3
Secret 1UP IV
 
won by 18 (17) of 292 (6.16%)
(29)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 4
Secret 1UP V
 
won by 13 (12) of 292 (4.45%)
(23)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 6
The Volcanic Bomb Hunt
 
won by 81 (61) of 292 (27.74%)
(9)
Destroy at least 200 volcanic bombs on Stage 1
The Zub Swarm Hunt
 
won by 72 (53) of 292 (24.66%)
(19)
Destroy at least 100 Zubs from the swarm on Stage 2
The Moai Hunt
 
won by 23 (20) of 292 (7.88%)
(47)
Destroy at least 25 Moais on Stage 3
The Volcanic Bomb Hunt II
 
won by 18 (16) of 292 (6.16%)
(59)
Destroy at least 250 volcanic bombs on Stage 4
The Legs of Tentacles Hunt
 
won by 10 (10) of 292 (3.42%)
(153)
Destroy at least 15 legs of Tentacles on Stage 5
The Bacteria Hunt
 
won by 18 (13) of 292 (6.16%)
(89)
Destroy at least 300 projectiles of Mechanical Globule on Stage 6
The Cult of Rapa Nui
 
won by 39 (34) of 292 (13.36%)
(31)
Don't break any of the Moais on Stage 3
Overencumbered Voyage
 
won by 20 (15) of 292 (6.85%)
(81)
Flight through total of 50 screens at minimum speed in one game
The Breakneck Trek
 
won by 13 (13) of 292 (4.45%)
(119)
Flight through total of 25 screens at speed level above 15 in one game
Power Explorer
 
won by 43 (27) of 292 (14.73%)
(42)
Discover at least 150 of powerups in one game
Paradox Lost
 
won by 26 (19) of 292 (8.90%)
(64)
Complete the game without activating warps
Laser is for Pussies
 
won by 12 (11) of 292 (4.11%)
(172)
Complete the game without using Laser
The Long Lone Trip
 
won by 10 (10) of 292 (3.42%)
(204)
Complete the game without using Options
Bacterion Wiper
 
won by 15 (15) of 292 (5.14%)
(210)
Finish the second loop
Historic Soldier
 
won by 24 (21) of 292 (8.22%)
(138)
Complete the game without dying
Crystal-Clear Vic Viper
 
won by 7 (7) of 292 (2.40%)
(572)
Complete the game without dying (no shield)
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Recent comment(s):
28 Sep 16:59
jerkwad152
Thanks a million, Salsa. These achievements were kicking my tail, and I enjoyed it a lot. :D
28 Sep 20:51
Salsa
Cheers. Planned to take care of it some time ago. I like challenging sets, both making and playing with. It was a pleasure :)
07 Oct 00:52
PumpkinEscobar
Thanks for the achievements! Bonus Points I did not unlock for me when I got it on level 1.

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

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1
jerkwad152
800
2
NotSure
800
3
bubufubu
800
4
infpgamer
800
5
tmfpl
800
6
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800
7
HippopotamusRex
720
8
DonCosmo
664
9
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660
10
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660

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