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Left 4 Dead


Achievement Guide

by theDemonManaic

The purpose of this guide is to help people get the achievements. Most of them
are self explanatory. Some may call my methods boosting, but that is their own
opinion. Just to warn you this is my first guide, so it might be a little rusty
If I am not clear enough, e-mail me at [email protected] I w

Table of Contents (For the lazy people who don't wanna scroll)

101 Cremations (20)	Set 101 Infected on fire.

Use Molotovís and gas cans as much possible and you will get this achievement in
no time

Akimbo Assassin (30)	Survive an entire campaign using only pistols.

Pick your favorite level and don't use any weapons other than a pistol. This
includes pipe bombs and Molotovís. I suggest you not even pick up any other
weapons, incase you accidentally take a break. You can still shove and dual
wield pistols

All 4 Dead (30)	        Kill all four Survivors in one life while playing as
                        a Tank.

The easy way to do this one:

Have two controllers in a private No Mercy versus game, one on each side.
The human player should get all of the bots in the red health, and then
progress through the first level as usual. The infected player should leave
the humans alone. The infected controller should turn into a tank when the
humans get halfway through the alley. Then, as the tank, swing at one of
the cars parked there and it should incap most, if not all of the humans.
Take out the stragglers and voila!

The hard way:

Same as above, except in an Xbox live versus match. You won't have the
benefit of hurt players, or knowing who will be the tank

Back 2 Help (20)	Leave a safe room to save an incapped teammate and
                        bring them back safely.

Play any level on easy. When you get to a safe house, make sure you kill
everything around you, then vote to change the difficulty, preferably to
expert. Have one person stand in the safe room and the other outside of it.
The person inside the safe room should incap the one outside, then rush to
revive him.

Barf Bagged (20)	Cover four Survivors with Boomer bile at once.

In a private versus match, with 2 controllers (one human and one
infected) get to No Mercy level three and get everyone just outside of the
saferoom. The infected player should die until it is a bloomer and then climb
on the roofs of the buildings. Just puke over the side, and if you miss once,
just back up until you can puke again.

Big Drag (20)           Drag a Survivor 100 feet with your tongue.

In a private versus game with two controllers, get to a wide open area. There
the human player should kill all the zombies, and then all the bots. The
infected player should be a smoker, and at maximum range tongue the human.
Maximum range is the farthest you can be with the reticule still red

Blind Luck (20)	        You or another Survivor take no damage after being
                        vomited on by a Boomer.

Get vomited on and hide in a closet and pray to god no one gets hurt.

Brain Salad (15)	Make 100 headshot kills.

Take your time aiming and crouch. Pistols on easy with make this one go fast.

Burn the Witch (10)	Light a Witch with a Molotov.

Throw a Molotov at a witch and run like hell.

Chain Smoker (20)	Constrict two Survivors in one life as a Smoker.

In a private versus match, with 2 controllers (one human and one infected)
have the human kill 2 of the bots. The smoker should then constrict the
remaining bot and then the human.

Clean Kill (10)	        Shove a Boomer and then kill him without him splashing
                        on anyone.

Self explanatory.

Cr0wnd (30)	        Kill a Witch with a single headshot.

With, and only with, an auto shotty, sneak up behind a witch. Stand as close
as possible to her. She should stand up and not attack for a second or two.
Fire at the base of her head, about at the hair line. Might take a few tries.

Dead Baron (15)	        Survive the Dead Air campaign.

Play Dead Air on easy

Dead Giveaway (10)	Heal a fellow Survivor when your own health is below

Play any level with a friend on anything but easy and shoot each other until
both your health is at 9 or lower. Heal each other

Dead Stop (10)	        Punch a Hunter as he is pouncing.

Press the shove button when the hunter is about half way into his pounce.
May take a few tries.

Dead Wreckening (20)	Dole out 5000 total Survivor damage as a Special

Play versus until you get this one

Do Not Disturb (20)	Sneak past all Witches in a campaign without disturbing

Don't piss off a witch. If need be crown her, but only when there is no other

Double Jump (20)	Pounce two different Survivors in one life as a Hunter.

Same as chain smoker

Drag and Drop (20)	Rescue a Survivor from a Smoker's tongue before he
                        takes damage.

Melee a human as they are being dragged, or kill the smoker before the human
reaches it

Field Medic (20)	Heal 25 Survivors with a first aid kit.

At every safehouse heal everyone you can.

Grim Reaper (15)	Survive the Blood Harvest campaign.

Play Blood Harvest on easy

Ground Cover (30)	Save another Survivor from a Special Infected while on
                        the ground.

Play any campaign on easy split screen. Kill the bots. Let a hunter incap one
human, then shove him off. He should then pounce on the other human.
Shoot him off.

Helping Hand (20)	Revive 50 incapacitated Survivors.

Play a campaign or two on expert. You will get this one quickly.

Hero Closet (10)	Rescue a Survivor trapped in a closet.

Kill a bot and let him out of the closet when he responds.

Hunter Punter (10)	Shove a Hunter off of a pinned and helpless Survivor.

Self explanatory

Jump Shot (20)	        Headshot a Hunter while he's leaping.

Get lucky with a shotty.

Lamb 2 Slaughter (20)	As an Infected, incap a Survivor who has entered and
                        left a safe room.

In a private versus match, with 2 controllers (one human and one infected)
get to the saferoom and then kill all the bots. Then leave the saferoom to be
incapped by the infected player.

Man vs Tank (30)	Single-handedly kill a Tank.

In a Xbox live game with no bots, just tell your teammates not to shoot
the next tank. Take an auto shotty or assault rifle to it. Molotovís are

Mercy Killer (15)	Survive the No Mercy campaign.

Play No Mercy on easy.

My Bodyguard (15)	Protect any Survivor from an attacking Infected 50

Play a Xbox live game, repeatedly play the No Mercy finale with people who want
the Red Mist achievement. Grab an assault rifle and get on the top of the
building, directly behind the machine gun. Shoot any zombie that is near
the machine gunner

No Smoking Section (15)	Kill 10 Smokers as they are pulling helpless Survivors.

Self explanatory. Assault rifles or hunting rifles are recommended

No-one Left Behind (20)	Beat a campaign with all 4 Survivors.

Play through a campaign on easy and let no one die after the rescue vehicle
is summoned. No Mercy is not recommended as a tank can hit you off the building

Nothing Special (30)	Survive a campaign with no Survivors taking damage from
                        Special Infected.

Get 3 of your best people and play on your best campaign. Move fast and
carefully. Witches should be avoided. Tanks are a pain in the butt.
Good luck.

Pharm-assist (20)	Give pain pills to 10 Survivors.

Every time you come across pain pills, give them away.

Pyrotechnician (20)	Blow up 20 Infected in a single explosion.

Throw a pipe bomb at the end of a finale

Red Mist (20)	        Kill 1000 Infected with a mounted machine gun.

Play a Xbox live game, repeatedly play the No Mercy finale with people who want
the Red Mist achievement. Get on the machine gun. Shoot any zombies you see.
Rinse and repeat.

Safety First (30)	Play an entire campaign with no Survivors taking
                        friendly fire damage.

Play any campaign on single player, easy. Just shove everything and let the bots
do all the work.

Spinal Tap (10)	        Kill an Infected with a single blow from behind.

Melee any random zombie in the back of the head. Doesn't work if the zombie
knows you
are there

Stand Tall (20)	        Survive a campaign without being incapacitated.

Play any campaign on easy with a friend. Watch out for tanks, hunters, and

Stomach Upset (20)	All Survivors complete a campaign without being
                        vomited on.

Pick your fastest campain (for me it is Dead Air) and, with a group of four
really good players, and move fast, but carefully through the campaign. Every
you hear a bloomer everyone should stop and look very carefully for him. Check
rooftops and rooms in the hallways for him. might take a few tries to do.

Tankbusters (20)	Kill a Tank without it dealing any damage to a

Set a tank on fire and run. Dodge the rocks he throws.

Toll Collector (15)	Survive the Death Toll campaign.

Play Death Toll on easy.

Tongue Twister (20)	Free yourself from a Smoker who has grabbed you with
                        his tongue.

With an auto shotty, shoot in the direction of the tongue after it grabs you.

Towering Inferno (10)	Light a Tank with a Molotov.

throw a Molotov at a tank

Unbreakable (30)	Finish a campaign without ever being healed.

Play a Xbox Live game with 4 humans and tell them not to heal you.

Untouchables (30)	No Survivors take damage after contacting the rescue

Play the Death Toll finale on easy. As you look at the house, go all the way
to the right along the water. There is a rock that the horde can't get too.
All you have to worry about is the smokers in the water and the tanks, who
sometimes despawn because they cant get to you. If this wont work for you,
try the flat rock to the left of the boat house.

What Are You Trying to
Prove? (35)	        Survive all campaigns on Expert.

Read one of the walkthroughs at for this one.

Witch Hunter (20)	Kill a Witch without any Survivor taking damage from

Crown her.

Zombicidal Maniac (30)	Survive any campaign on Expert.

Read one of the walkthroughs at for this one.

Zombie Genocidest (20)	Kill 53,595 Infected

Kill alot of everything. Play any campaign.

Special thanks goes to:

Valve for the great game
Baskilas for the help
ThinSpirits15 for the great ideas
Gamefaqs for supplying the achievements so all I had to do was Copy/Paste