Follow the Light is an achievement earned in Alan Wake. The achievement is a story achievement and as such it cannot be missed.

Achievement Description


  • "Take a night course of light education".


  • "You were enlightened by a dream".


The achievement will be obtained in the first episode, titled Nightmare. The achievement is obtained after you have passed the tutorial, which covers:

  • Moving
  • Looking around
  • Sprinting
  • Performing a cinematic dodge
  • Healing yourself
  • Using the flashlight/burn away the darkness
  • Shooting your gun and when to shoot

Once the gate opens after Thomas Zane speaks to you, you will receive the achievement.


Alan Wake Gameplay 3

Alan Wake Gameplay 3

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