'Dragon Age 2' Achievements Fit For A Champion

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Beware, though, the achievement list will contain minor spoilers and if you want the achievements to be as fresh as the game when you first play it, you may want to skip it.

However, if you're interested in knowing how easy/hard/fun the various achievements will be, read on.

Master Craftsman    25Crafted all of the items from a single crafting tree.

Mogul    25Had 100 or more sovereigns in your purse.

Crowning Glory    25Became the viscount of Kirkwall.

Dedicated    15Reached Level 10.

A Friend in Need    5Upgraded the armor of one of your party members.

Enchanter    5Enchanted an item.

Immigrant    5Became a resident of Kirkwall.

Delver of the Deep    10Explored the Deep Roads.

Birthright    15Kicked the slavers out of your ancestral mansion.

Specialized    25Learned two class specializations.

I Got Your Back    25Completely upgraded the armor of one of your party members.

Legendary    50Reached Level 20.

Financier    10Became a partner in a Deep Roads expedition.

Talented    5Upgraded a spell or talent.

Tag Team    5Used teamwork to perform a cross-class combo.

That Thing Has Legs    25Found and killed a varterral.

Weapon Master    25Mastered a weapon style.

Unstoppable    50Completed a full year in Kirkwall without any party member being knocked unconscious.

Craftsman    5Acquired your first crafting recipe.

Dragon Slayer    25Found and killed a high dragon.

Exorcist    25Found and killed the undying Xebenkeck.

Demon Slayer    25Found and killed the ancient demon, Hybris.

Chantry Historian    25Found all four chapters of "The History of the Chantry," by Brother Genitivi.

A Worthy Rival    25Earned the Arishok's respect.

Great Minds Think Alike    50Earned the friendship or rivalry of four party members.

Friend    25Earned the friendship of one of your party members.

Rival    25Earned the rivalry of one of your party members.

Romantic    25Completed a romance with one of your party members.

Epic    50Completed Dragon Age II twice, or completed it once with a save imported from Dragon Age Origins.

Champion of Kirkwall    20Completed Dragon Age II.

Mercenary    10Allied yourself with the mercenaries upon arriving in Kirkwall.

Nefarious    10Allied yourself with the smugglers upon arriving in Kirkwall.

Flirtatious    5Flirted with one of your party members to begin a romance.

Mass Exodus    25Reached Kirkwall with each character class across multiple playthroughs.

Knowledgeable    25Unlocked 100 codex entries.

Treasure Hunter    25Opened 50 chests.

Darkness Falls    5Toggled the map from day to night.

Explorer    5Left Kirkwall to explore the outlying regions.

Spelunker    25Visited 10 caves in Kirkwall and the surrounding area.

Full House    10Recruited four party members.

Friends in High Places    15Met Grand Cleric Elthina, Viscount Dumar, Knight-Commander Meredith, and First Enchanter Orsino.

Gift Giver    5Gave a gift to one of your party members.

Supplier    25Found every variety of crafting resources.

Archeologist    50During each year in Kirkwall, discovered 3 secret messages from the Band of Three.

Tale Within a Tale    5Listened to Varric begin his tale of the Champion of Kirkwall.

Secret Achievements

Secret Achievement    5Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

Secret Achievement    10Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

Secret Achievement    15Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

Secret Achievement    25Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

Secret Achievement    25Continue playing to unlock this secret achievement.

The achievement list does bear a resemblance to the achievements made available in Mass Effect 2, including things like finding codex entries and completing the game with an imported character from Dragon Age: Origins.

How will your imported character make a difference seeing as you're an entirely new person? BioWare is still scant on details regarding that matter, unfortunately. A possible level cap of 20 is also revealed through the achievements, meaning Hawke's rise to greatness didn't take him all that long, after all.

It also appears that, again, like Mass Effect 2, each NPC party member will have his/her own armor that will be retained throughout the game, except it can be upgraded this time around.

With revamped combat, a larger world, and plenty of rewards to unlock via other games (like Dead Space 2), Dragon Age 2 is going to be an extensive experience for any fan of Dragon Age, or role playing games at all.

Does the achievement list give you any insight on what to expect from the title?

Dragon Age 2 will be available on March 8, 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Source: Xbox 360 Achievements

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