All trophies & achievements in Alan Wake 2

All trophies & achievements in Alan Wake 2
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Written by 

Jack Roberts


27th Oct 2023 12:30

If you’re looking to get your hands on all the trophies and achievements in Alan Wake 2, then we’re here to break down how to unlock them all and get your hands on a shiny new Platinum trophy.

When you play games like Alan Wake, you’re bound to find an assortment of trophies and achievements that will give you an idea of just how much there is to complete and collect in the game – so having a list of achievements to hand is always going to help.

So, read on to find out all the achievements you can expect to find in the game and see if you can collect them all.

SPOILER WARNING: This guide may contain story spoilers, so be sure to proceed at your own risk to ensure details in the game remain a surprise.

How many achievements are in Alan Wake 2?

Saga Anderson in Alan Wake 2
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In Alan Wake 2, there are 66 achievements to collect and 1 Platinum trophy for PlayStation players who can get their hands on every trophy in the game.

The trophies are broken down by varying rarities, which are:

  • 1 Platinum
  • 1 Silver
  • 65 Bronze

Additionally, there are no trophies tied to completing the game on the harder difficulties, so you’ll be able to get the majority of trophies on any of the difficulty options in Alan Wake 2.

All trophies in Alan Wake 2

Saga Anderson looks out over the view of Cauldron Lake in Alan Wake 2
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Here, we have all the achievements you can collect in Alan Wake 2. These trophies can be collected by completing specific objectives within the game, picking up collectables and some tied to the main story that can’t be missed.


How to unlock


Gain all trophies

Escape its Gravity

Use a Hand Flare to escape an enemy Grapple

This is the Moment

Dodge at the last minute to avoid an enemy attack

Not the Last

Pick up the first Manuscript Page

Shining in the Night

Ignite a Hand Flare to keep enemies at bay

Secret Stashes

Discover one Cult Stash and one Lunch Box

Finding a Way

Find the Screwdriver

Cut Short

Find the Boltcutters

Chased the Source

Destroy a Source Point

Darkness Coiled

Destroy a Darkness Shield

Strange Reality

Solve five Nursery Rhyme puzzles

The Koskela Brothers

Watch all Koskela Brother commercials

The Trail of the Writer

Watch all the Writer’s Journey videos

Bring It

Find the Sawed-Off Shotgun

Ready for a Fight

Find the Hunting Rifle

Greatest Hits

Find the Crossbow

Stop Right There

Find the Pump-Action Shotgun

Find the Light

Find the Flashlight and Revolver

Lights Shining

Find the Flare Gun

Yippee Ki-yay

Find the Double-Barrelled Shotgun

Aimed Ahead

Defeat five enemies with headshots

Coffee Thermos

Discover a Break Room

Felt Good

Use a Healing Item


Defeat Nightingale

Bright Fall’s Finest

Defeat Mulligan and Thornton

Girl in Love

Defeat Cynthia

Filled with Rage

Defeat Scratch

Storm Cloud

Escape from the Dark Presence

Stop the Monster

Interrupt a Taken Thrower’s relocation attempt with the Flashlight Boost

Growing Stronger

Upgrade any weapon once

All Smiles

Fully upgrade a single weapon

Carry his Words

Discover a Word of Power

Nightmare Territory

Pick up a map

Grew Bigger

Upgrade the inventory’s size

I’ll Find You

Find all Nursery Rhyme dolls

Stunning Vistas

Stun an enemy with a Flashbang

Gone for Good

Defeat an enemy with an explosion

The Story Come True

Complete Alan Wake 2

Hunting Season

Complete chapter “The Cult”

Somebody’s Home

Complete chapter “Invitation”

Into the Overlap

Complete chapter “The Heart”

Back in Watery

Complete chapter “Local Girl”

We Watch in the Night

Complete chapter “No Chance”

The Old Gods

Complete chapter “Old Gods”

Seeing Double

Complete chapter “Scratch”

Rock n’ Roll, Baby

Complete chapter “Summoning”

The Final Deerfest

Complete chapter “Deerfest”

End of the Road

Complete chapter “Come Home”

Talk Show

Complete chapter “Late Night”

New York City

Complete chapter “Casey”


Complete chapter “Haunting”

All His Life

Complete chapter “We Sing”

In a Fancy Hotel

Complete chapter “Room 665”

Told and Retold

Complete chapter “Return”

Behind the Masks

Complete chapter “Masks”

The Cult of the Word

Complete chapter “Zane’s Film”

His Way Out

Complete chapter “Gone”

All Accounted For

Find all weapons for both characters

In One Go

Defeat an enemy with a single shot from the Crossbow

Shift in Reality

Complete all Nursery Rhyme puzzles

Hidden by the Trees

Find all Cult Stashes and Lunch Boxes

Coffee-Themed Fun

Shoot Mr. Drippy or any other cardboard cutout in Coffee World

Filling the Shape

Place a Charm in all of the bracelet’s slots

Rustic Charm

Find all the Charms

Back to Life

Use a Coffee Mug Charm to prevent defeat

The Nice Things in Life

Pet Mayor Setter

The Other Side

Change between stories once

While there are certainly a lot of trophies to collect in the game, with the right PC settings for a smooth ride and a great deal of commitment, you’ll have them all in no time.

That’s everything you need to know about the trophies in Alan Wake 2. If you’re puzzling about whether to play Alan Wake 1 before Alan Wake 2, then be sure to check out our guide breaking it down so you can make an informed decision.

Jack Roberts
About the author
Jack Roberts
Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.
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