Call of Duty: Black Ops II
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There are a maximum of 90 Call of Duty: Black Ops II achievements (50 without DLC) worth 4,493 (2,000)

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Achievement Guide for Showdown

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Zasta 360GameTV
55,393 (36,715)
Zasta 360GameTV
Achievement won on 13 Nov 12
TA Score for this game: 1,026
Posted on 13 November 12 at 23:53, Edited on 04 December 12 at 22:55
This solution has 112 positive votes and 29 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
Hi Guys,

here is my Solution for this Achievement. You need 4 Steps until you earn this.

Step 1: In the Mission "Karma" let DeFalco Escape with Karma
Step 2: After this, dont play the Strike Force Mission "Second Chance"
Step 3: In the Mission "Achilles Veil" you Kill with Farid Harperr, not try to shooting Menendez
Step 4: In the Mission "Odysseus" in the "Briggs" Shooutout. Farid kills DeFalco, DeFalco kills Farid and you earn this Achievement automatically.

Thats the simple or :) The Major Problem is, have you one of this Steps different because you dont know before you read this Solution, you must used the new Storyrewind as from the Mission "Karma"

Well, you play for 1 Achievement Mission 6-9 again und lose all your Storyprogress from Mission 6-11.....

And because its "nice" to play this SP again and again, for the Achievement "Good Karma" you need different Steps in the same Mission 6-9.

Regards

PS: sorry for my english,german :)
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JFGagnon
45,191 (30,850)
JFGagnon
Achievement won on 17 Nov 12
TA Score for this game: 1,163
Posted on 17 November 12 at 19:48, Edited on 17 November 12 at 19:49
This solution has 29 positive votes and 1 negative vote. Please log in to vote.
Just to add to ZasterModa123's solution, it's possible to shoot Menendez to get the "Ultimate Sacrifice" achievement, and as soon as the achievement pops up, reset and load, and then kill Harper. You'll restart from your last checkpoint and you won't have to do the whole mission again.
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It's actually easier than what's posted before me. Showdown has to be seperate from the "Good Karma" and "Ship Shape" achievement. All I did to get the achievement was ignore ALL Strike Force Missions. Anything aside of the story should be avoided completely if you're going for the "Showdown" achievement. My method is much easier.

1. In the mission "Karma," let DeFalco escape and kidnap Chloe. If you get too close, he turns around and forces you to shoot it out with him, making you kill him which ruins the achievement.

2. In the mission "Achilles' Veil," Farid must survive at all costs. That means killing Harper (who is voiced by Michael Rooker from the original Black Ops Zombies!) and not shooting Menendez.

3. In the mission "Odyssey" It doesn't matter what else you've done or what you do now. You could have headshot Mason, burned Harper's face off or discovered CIA presence in the coke lab under the citadel. You just need to fight until you watch the cutscene where Farid and Defalco shoot it out with each other. Feel free to shoot Briggs in the face to celebrate!

Note: If you've already done a Strike Force Mission, you can rewind to the mission "Old Wounds". Follow the story and don't do any other missions and your achievement should pop!
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Mobius Evalon
287,892 (151,606)
Mobius Evalon
Achievement won on 13 Jul 13
TA Score for this game: 1,677
Posted on 13 July 13 at 11:50, Edited on 14 July 13 at 13:06
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This achievement is semi-missable in that the decisions you make over the course of the campaign determine whether or not you can earn it. It is earned at the end of the mission Odysseus if your decisions stack correctly, and there are exactly three things that influence it.

A) DeFalco must live. This means letting him get away in the mission Karma, because catching up to him will trigger a shootout and you will kill him. When the marker on DeFalco is flashing red and not moving at the southwest corner of the mission area, he has "gotten away".
B) Karma must not be rescued. You cannot kill DeFalco as mentioned above, and must ignore the Second Chance strike force mission.
C) Farid must live. You must hit X to kill Harper in the mission Achilles Veil.

Now continue to the Odysseus mission, and when you reach the server room where Menendez holds Briggs hostage, a scripted shootout will simply play out as required to earn this achievement.

The other strike force missions have no bearing on this achievement whether you complete them or not. The only thing the strike force missions do is causes China to ally with the United States at the end of Achilles Veil, and they send a drone fleet to prevent the Obama from being destroyed at the end of Odysseus.
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XGN TRAINMAN
61,583 (43,543)
XGN TRAINMAN
Achievement won on 18 Feb 13
TA Score for this game: 823
Posted on 19 February 13 at 03:04
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In order to get this, you need three steps. Simply follow what is spoken in the video. You will automatically get the achievement after the cutscene shown in the video.
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