Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 achievements

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2

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There are a maximum of 63 Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 achievements (51 without DLC) worth 4,161 (1,250), and 1 challenge

29,564 tracked gamers have this game, 420 have completed it (1.42%)

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Specialist in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2

Specialist18 (10)

Promote a character for the first time.

  • Unlocked by 9,376 tracked gamers (32% - TA Ratio = 1.77) 29,564  

Achievement Guide for Specialist

345,954 (200,000)
Achievement won on 18 Feb 16
TA Score for this game: 4,161
Posted on 18 February 16 at 18:31, Edited on 25 May 16 at 14:47
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Hey everybody!

This is a long explanation of what, when and where you need to do in order to unlock this achievement. And level up in the game, if you are interested in that too.


In order to be able to promote your character, you need to level him up to level 10. This is done by gaining xp, which you get by doing basically everything in the game.

First things first : don't try this in your backyard ( raising the flag ) since everything you gain is only at quarter of your current XP multiplier. Just don't.

If you just on a kill spree without raising the flag you will get regular XP according to your multiplier, but still - it is much lower than multiplayer matches gains.

So, pick one of the characters that you like and feel comfortable with - because you will be spending some time with it!

If you want to level up faster, you'll need to increase your level multiplier. This is done by completing different quests. No need to say that this is crucial. In your safe zone, both factions, you have a quest board, which gets refreshed once a day. There are three sections of it : zombies, plants and multiplayer quests. Some of these quests get you coins, and coins only, but those where you can see a lollipop sign ( yes, lollipop ;) help you to increase your XP multiplier, thus letting you gain more XP per same actions.

Know that XP gain in multiplayer regular matches is higher that in private matches! On the other hand, almost every quest is done much, much faster in your private games with AI compared to ranked PvP, so it's your choice.

You can very well be half the way to level 10 while doing quests in Private lobby and getting your XP multiplier up.

The amount of time this might take : being average at the game ( leaderboard wise, of course, at the end of the match ) will take about 2-3 full games of Turf Takeover. ( Including 2XP, so if you see your multiplier lower, just do the calculations ).

If you feel not in the mood to play against real players, feel free to go to Garden/Graveyard Ops - playing it on Normal will take about 4 games. Just join other players or host the game by yourself.


Few tips for getting more XP - if you're playing as an offensive character, try to go as many kills as you can. If you're playing as a Sunflower or Scientist, remember to heal and revive, those are good points as well.

Playing Turf Takeover or Ops - put the pots/bots that heal in places where the battle will go. You'll get a bunch of points for healing everybody around as oppose to offensive pots/bots that rarely kill human players. Don't forget to summon plants/zombies if you have them ( 2.5K packs in the store has all of the above ), the healing ones usually get you the most XP but they are rare so you might go with well protected since they may capture points for you or kill enemies, giving you more points as well.


Once you leveled up any character, go to your safe zone, enter your Stats Room, all around it are spots with all your unlocked characters. The one that can be promoted will have a white exclamation sign above it. Go there, hit cn_B and choose to promote the character.

Remember : once you do it, the character will drop to level one, the plate with your name will change its color and you will receive a new "rank" - specialist. This will come with 20,000 coins.

The promotion can be done up to 5 times, and you'll need it for another achievement. So keep your XP multiplier high!

Hope this helps, my fellow gamers, and have fun in this masterpiece! smile

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