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Horizon: Zero Dawn
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Nathan Garvin, Jarrod Garripoli
First Published: 16-02-2017 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-06-2020 / 06:11 GMT
Version: 1.2 (????) 12-07-2020 / 18:41 GMT

Horizon: Zero Dawn Trophies & Achievements

The following guide covers all the Trophies & Achievements in the game, including those not already convered in the main walkthrough

Achievement Score
All trophies obtained
Obtained all Horizon Zero Dawn trophies.
Stealth killed 10 machines
Performed a stealth kill on 10 machines.
3 Strikes From Above
Killed 3 enemies using the Strike from Above skill.
Tore off 10 components
Detached 10 components from machines during combat.
10 Vulnerable machine kills
Killed 10 machines weak to Fire while burning, or weak to Freeze while frozen.
Tore off 5 heavy weapons
Detached 5 heavy weapons from machines during combat.
7 types of machines overridden
Unlocked and used the overrides for 7 different types of machine.
Headshot 30 human enemies
Killed 30 human enemies by landing headshots on them.
Downed 23 Grazer dummies
Found and knocked over all of the Grazer training dummies in the Nora region.
First Modification
Used a Weapon Coil or Outfit Weave on a modifiable weapon or outfit.
All Acquisition machines killed
Killed at least one of every type of Acquisition machine.
All Recon machines killed
Killed at least one of every type of Reconnaissance machine.
All Combat machines killed
Killed at least one of every type of Combat machine.
All Transport machines killed
Killed at least one of every type of Transport machine.
Reached level 10
Reached player level 10.
Reached level 25
Reached player level 25.
Reached level 40
Reached player level 40.
Reached level 50
Reached player level 50.
All Skills learned
Learned all available skills.
First Tallneck Overridden
Scaled a Tallneck and accessed its information.
First Bandit Camp cleared
Took back a settlement from a bandit clan.
First Core Overridden
Reached the Core of a Cauldron and accessed its information.
All Suns at one Ground
Earned at least a Half Sun mark in all three trials at one Hunting Ground.
Blazing Suns at one Ground
Earned a Blazing Sun mark in all three trials at one Hunting Ground.
First Corrupted Zone cleared
Killed all the corrupted machines in a Corrupted Zone.
All Tallnecks Overridden
Scaled all of the Tallnecks and accessed their information.
Cleared all the Bandit Camps
Took back all settlements from the bandit clans.
All Cores Overridden
Reached the Core of every Cauldron and accessed the information within.
All Suns at all Grounds
Earned at least a Half Sun mark in all trials at all of the Hunting Grounds.
Blazing Suns at all Grounds
Earned a Blazing Sun mark in all trials at all of the Hunting Grounds.
All Corrupted Zones cleared
Killed all the corrupted machines in every Corrupted Zone.
All machines catalogued
Encountered and Focus scanned every type of machine.
First Vantage found
Found and accessed a Vantage datapoint.
First Metal Flower found
Discovered a strange metal flower.
First Banuk Figure found
Found a wooden effigy left by a Banuk traveler.
First Ancient Vessel found
Found an ancient vessel once used by the Old Ones.
All Vantages found
Found and accessed all of the Vantage datapoints.
All Metal Flowers found
Found all of the Metal Flowers.
All Banuk Figures found
Found all of Arnak's figures.
All Ancient Vessels found
Found all the Ancient Vessels.
Got the Shield-Weaver outfit
Recovered an ancient technology and put it to use.
Followed Rost's teachings
Learned to hunt and fight alongside Rost.
Defeated the Sawtooth
Defeated the Sawtooth that threatened the Nora.
Triumphed in the Proving
Overcame adversity and placed first in the Proving.
Fought back the corruption
Destroyed the corruption inside the Nora valley.
Learned of the ancient past
Learned of the ancient past at Maker's End.
Crashed the Eclipse network
Infiltrated the Eclipse battle camp and crashed their network.
Discovered the truth
Discovered the truth of Zero Dawn.
Broke the siege of All-Mother
Defeated the invaders and went inside the sacred mountain.
Recovered a powerful weapon
Explored the Mountain That Fell and recovered a powerful weapon.
All allies joined
Given Aloy's actions, all possible optional allies joined the defense.
Ended the war machine threat
Ended the threat of the ancient war machines.
Victorious with the War-Chief
Found the Nora War-Chief and defeated the killers in the Ring of Metal.
Saved Meridian from its foe
Helped Erend investigate Ersa's fate, and foiled a plot against Meridian.
Aided the defectors
Aided the escapes of Uthid and the child king Itamen from the Shadow Carja.
Hunted Redmaw with Talanah
Rose through the ranks of the Hunters Lodge and helped Talanah defeat Redmaw.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2017
  • Last Updated
    12 June 2020
  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin, Jarrod Garripoli

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Taking place one-thousand years in the future, colossal machines have overrun and dominated the land, forcing humans to regress to tribal societies who have to survive off the land. Where did these behemoths come from? With a love for technology, it is up to Aloy, an outcast of her Nora tribe, to uncover the mysteries of her world. Take to the open world to explore, fight the metal monstrosities and learn all about the wonderful world of Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Version 1.2

  • Basic mechanics, including exploring, gathering, fighting and crafting.
  • Completion of every single side mission and errand in the game.
  • Collectibles and locations section updated (Banuk Figures, Vantage Points, Bandit Camps etc).
  • A thorough walkthrough of the main story missions.
  • A complete walkthrough of every single side mission in the game.
  • Strategies on how to defeat each of the enemies.
  • A full trophy guide.
  • Full Frozen Wilds DLC guide.

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