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For the achievements of Alan Wake's American Nightmare, see here.

Below lies a list of the achievements that can be found in Alan Wake. The game is available on Xbox 360 as well as PC. The 67 achievements are, in total, worth 1500G.

Eight of the achievements are from the first DLC, known as The Signal, worth 250G.
Nine of the achievements are from the second DLC, known as The Writer, worth 250G.

Main Game

Icon Achievement Description Points
Boob Tube.jpg Boob Tube See what's on TV. 5G
Right of Way.jpg Right of Way Drive over 15 Taken. 10G
Carny.jpg Carny Knock over 5 can pyramids. 10G
Let There Be Light.jpg Let There Be Light Get a generator running. 10G
Energised!.jpg Energized! Use 100 batteries. 10G
Come One, Come All.jpg Come One, Come All Kill four Taken with a single shot from the flare gun. 10G
Sound and Fury.jpg Sound and Fury Kill four Taken with a single flashbang. 10G
Two for the Price of One.jpg Two For the Price of One Kill two Taken with a single shotgun blast. 10G
Back! Back, I Say!.jpg Back! Back, I say! Save yourself with a flare. 10G
Medical Opinions.jpg Medical Opinions Listen to Hartman's recordings. 10G
Child of the Elder God.jpg Child of the Elder God Have a rock 'n' roll moment without dropping to a low health state. 10G
Drink 'Em Both Up.jpg Drink 'Em Both Up Put de lime in de coconut twice. 10G
Gatekeeper.jpg Gatekeeper Cut the power to the transformer yard. 10G
Iron Horse.jpg Iron Horse Encounter a steam engine. 10G
Heavy Metal.jpg Heavy Metal Survive the bulldozer attack. 10G
Under a Thin Layer of Skin.jpg Under a Thin Layer of Skin Defy the park ranger. 10G
Nordic Walking.jpg Nordic Walking Take a walk through the logging area, and meet one of the quirky locals. 10G
Follow the Light.jpg Follow the Light Take a night course of light education. 10G
Float Like a Butterfly.jpg Float Like a Butterfly Perform a cinematic dodge. 15G
Park Ranger.jpg Park Ranger Enjoy the sounds and sights of Elderwood National Park. 15G
Finders Keepers.jpg Finders Keepers Discover 5 hidden chests. 20G
Paging Mr. Wake.jpg Paging Mr. Wake Find 25 manuscript pages. 20G
Damn Good Cup of Coffee.jpg Damn Good Cup of Coffee Discover 25 coffee thermos. 20G
What Light Through Yonder Window.jpg What Light Through Yonder Window Defeat 50 Taken with the flare gun, the way Shakespeare intended. 20G
Thunder and Lightening.jpg Thunder and Lightning Defeat 50 Taken with flashbang. 20G
Collateral Carnage.jpg Collateral Carnage Defeat 20 Taken with indirect means. 20G
It's Not Just a Typewriter Brand.jpg It's Not Just a Typewriter Brand Defeat 50 Taken with a shotgun. 20G
Taken Season.jpg Taken Season Defeat 50 Taken with the hunting rifle. 20G
The Six-Gun Scribe.jpg The Six-Gun Scribe Defeat 100 Taken with the revolver. 20G
They're Heeeeeere!.jpg They're Heeeeeere! Inanimate objects shouldn't move of their own accord. Put a stop to the affront, oh, say, 20 times. 20G
If It Flies, It Burns.jpg If It Flies, It Burns Burn 1,000 birds. 20G
Wheels Within Wheels.jpg Wheels Within Wheels Meet the kidnapper. 20G
Perchance to Dream.jpg Perchance to Dream Take a moment to reflect on past events. 20G
The Lady of the Light.jpg The Lady of the Light Discover the secret she guards. 20G
Tornado Wrangler.jpg Tornado Wrangler Defeat the tornado. 20G
Bright Falls' Finest.jpg Bright Falls' Finest Call for help. 20G
Missed by a Mile.jpg Missed by a Mile Perform a cinematic dodge 20 times. 25G
Aficionado.jpg Bright Falls Aficionado Absorb every bit of local history and culture. 30G
Couch Potato.jpg Couch Potato Watch every single TV show. 30G
Every Nook and Cranny.jpg Every Nook and Cranny Discover all of the hidden chests. 30G
Picking up after yourself.jpg Picking Up After Yourself Find all of the manuscript pages in Normal difficulty. 30G
Hypercaffeinated.jpg Hypercaffeinated Discover all coffee thermoses. 30G
KBF-FM.jpg KBF-FM Listen to all of the radio shows. 30G
Gunless Wonder.jpg Gunless Wonder Make it to Cauldron Lake without firing a single shot in "On the Road to Cauldron Lake". 30G
An Idyllic Small Town.jpg An Idyllic Small Town

Make it through "Night Life in Bright Falls" in one go without dying or restarting even once.

Meet the Deadline.jpg Meet the Deadline In "Mirror Peak", make it from the Coal Mine Museum to Cauldron Lake in 30 minutes. 30G
Departure.jpg Departure Complete the game on Normal difficulty. 40G
Hardboiled Writer.jpg Hardboiled Writer Complete the game on Hard difficulty. 40G
Collector's Edition.jpg Collector's Edition Find all the manuscript pages in the game, including the ones in Nightmare mode. 50G
Alan, Wake Up.jpg Alan, Wake Up Complete the game on Nightmare difficulty. 50G

Downloadable Content

Episode 7/DLC 1: The Signal

Icon Achievement Description Points
A friend in Need.jpg A Friend In Need Find someone to help you. 25G
A Friend Indeed.jpg A Friend Indeed Follow the signal to its conclusion. 50G
Fast and Furious.jpg Fast and Furious Make it through the final battle in less than 1 minute and 30 seconds. 25G
Words Will Never Harm You.jpg Words Will Never Harm You Trigger all of the furnaces in the basement. 25G
Run-On Sentence.jpg Run-On Sentence Complete the episode without reloading the game or restarting a checkpoint. 50G
License Revoked.jpg License Revoked Complete the episode without using a single vehicle. 20G
Tick Tock.jpg Tick Tock Discover 10 hidden alarm clocks. 30G
Cardboard Companions.jpg Cardboard Companions Discover all of the cardboard standees. 25G

Episode 8/DLC 2: The Writer

Icon Achievement Description Points
Ding.jpg Ding! Complete the elevator ride. 5G
Kill Your Darlings.jpg Kill Your Darlings Defeat the final obstacle between you and your goal. 50G
Go Gentle into that good light.jpg Go Gentle Into That Good Light Make it through the approach to the lighthouse without firing a weapon. 25G
No Punctuation.jpg No Punctuation Complete the episode without reloading the game or restarting a checkpoint. 50G
Iron Will.jpg Iron Will Survive the final encounter without being seriously hurt. 25G
Whirlwind.jpg Whirlwind Make your way past the tornado in under 60 seconds. 20G
Licensed Properties.jpg Licensed Properties Discover 10 Night Springs video game 30G
Creative Space.jpg Creative Space Discover the secret area. 25G
Heartbreaker.jpg Heartbreaker Have some poison poured in your ear. 20G