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Gradius (NES)

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

Achievements

There are 38 achievements worth 400 (2187) points.
Authors: 1990in1, Kasumariii, Salsa

 
Challenger 1985
 
won by 368 (254) of 448 (82.14%)
(5)
Clear Stage 1
Beat Back
 
won by 264 (187) of 448 (58.93%)
(5)
Clear Stage 2
Blank Mask
 
won by 153 (104) of 448 (34.15%)
(7)
Clear Stage 3
Free Flyer
 
won by 100 (59) of 448 (22.32%)
(20)
Clear Stage 4
Mazed Music
 
won by 107 (67) of 448 (23.88%)
(19)
Clear Stage 5
Mechanical Globule
 
won by 97 (57) of 448 (21.65%)
(21)
Clear Stage 6
Final Attack
 
won by 75 (45) of 448 (16.74%)
(38)
Clear Stage 7
Experimental Speed
 
won by 76 (63) of 448 (16.96%)
(7)
Upgrade the speed to level 16
Vic Viper de Luxe
 
won by 93 (73) of 448 (20.76%)
(10)
Upgrade your spaceship with 5 speed ups, missiles, laser, 2 options and shield
Hyperdimension Jump I
 
won by 57 (45) of 448 (12.72%)
(31)
Enter the first warp (Stage 1st to 3rd)
Hyperdimension Jump II
 
won by 32 (27) of 448 (7.14%)
(52)
Enter the second warp (Stage 2nd to 4th)
Hyperdimension Jump III
 
won by 58 (50) of 448 (12.95%)
(31)
Enter the second warp (Stage 3rd to 5th)
Bonus Points I
 
won by 286 (210) of 448 (63.84%)
(2)
Collect the first secret 5000 points on Stage 1
Bonus Points II
 
won by 51 (43) of 448 (11.38%)
(6)
Collect the secret 5000 points on Stage 2
Bonus Points III
 
won by 35 (31) of 448 (7.81%)
(9)
Collect the secret 5000 points on Stage 3
Bonus Points IV
 
won by 58 (45) of 448 (12.95%)
(6)
Collect the first secret 5000 points on Stage 4
Bonus Points V
 
won by 65 (49) of 448 (14.51%)
(5)
Collect the second secret 5000 points on Stage 4
Secret 1UP I
 
won by 85 (68) of 448 (18.97%)
(6)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 1
Secret 1UP II
 
won by 49 (44) of 448 (10.94%)
(10)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 2
Secret 1UP III
 
won by 39 (34) of 448 (8.71%)
(13)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 3
Secret 1UP IV
 
won by 30 (25) of 448 (6.70%)
(27)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 4
Secret 1UP V
 
won by 20 (16) of 448 (4.46%)
(23)
Collect the secret 1UP on Stage 6
The Volcanic Bomb Hunt
 
won by 136 (100) of 448 (30.36%)
(8)
Destroy at least 200 volcanic bombs on Stage 1
The Zub Swarm Hunt
 
won by 118 (87) of 448 (26.34%)
(18)
Destroy at least 100 Zubs from the swarm on Stage 2
The Moai Hunt
 
won by 35 (24) of 448 (7.81%)
(48)
Destroy at least 25 Moais on Stage 3
The Volcanic Bomb Hunt II
 
won by 31 (18) of 448 (6.92%)
(53)
Destroy at least 250 volcanic bombs on Stage 4
The Legs of Tentacles Hunt
 
won by 17 (12) of 448 (3.79%)
(138)
Destroy at least 15 legs of Tentacles on Stage 5
The Bacteria Hunt
 
won by 33 (17) of 448 (7.37%)
(75)
Destroy at least 300 projectiles of Mechanical Globule on Stage 6
The Cult of Rapa Nui
 
won by 68 (56) of 448 (15.18%)
(27)
Don't break any of the Moais on Stage 3
Overencumbered Voyage
 
won by 34 (22) of 448 (7.59%)
(73)
Flight through total of 50 screens at minimum speed in one game
The Breakneck Trek
 
won by 25 (19) of 448 (5.58%)
(97)
Flight through total of 25 screens at speed level above 15 in one game
Power Explorer
 
won by 76 (42) of 448 (16.96%)
(38)
Discover at least 150 of powerups in one game
Paradox Lost
 
won by 40 (24) of 448 (8.93%)
(64)
Complete the game without activating warps
Laser is for Pussies
 
won by 24 (19) of 448 (5.36%)
(134)
Complete the game without using Laser
The Long Lone Trip
 
won by 18 (15) of 448 (4.02%)
(175)
Complete the game without using Options
Bacterion Wiper
 
won by 26 (22) of 448 (5.80%)
(187)
Finish the second loop
Historic Soldier
 
won by 36 (32) of 448 (8.04%)
(140)
Complete the game without dying
Crystal-Clear Vic Viper
 
won by 11 (9) of 448 (2.46%)
(559)
Complete the game without dying (no shield)
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Recent comment(s):
28 Sep 16:59 2015
jerkwad152
Thanks a million, Salsa. These achievements were kicking my tail, and I enjoyed it a lot. :D
28 Sep 20:51 2015
Salsa
Cheers. Planned to take care of it some time ago. I like challenging sets, both making and playing with. It was a pleasure :)
7 Oct 0:52 2016
PumpkinEscobar
Thanks for the achievements! Bonus Points I did not unlock for me when I got it on level 1.

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High Scores

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1
jerkwad152
800
2
NotSure
800
3
bubufubu
800
4
infpgamer
800
5
tmfpl
800
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sylar632
800
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Nightstorm
800
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800
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720
10
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690

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