Far Cry 2 achievements

Far Cry 2

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Warlord in Far Cry 2

Warlord440 (40)

Achieve Rank 30 (Ranked Match)

  • Unlocked by 693 tracked gamers (1% - TA Ratio = 10.99) 83,252  

Achievement Guide for Warlord

740,839 (416,621)
Achievement won on 07 Mar 12
TA Score for this game: 3,024
Posted on 12 March 12 at 10:39, Edited on 11 February 14 at 17:59
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Hello everyone.. The secret is out. This is the fastest way to earn this achievement.

Say " Goodbye " to the TA ratio...

This is only possible due to Ubisoft placing a cap on the XP limit, So say thank you to them, And a big thank you to us!

It is best if you get the other rank achievements out the way first, or they will be out of order ( like on my profile... )

NOTE - If you have used all of your diamonds on the upgrades i don't think you can de rank...
1 - Start your Uprising game on whatever map you like, we used Last Bastion... The person going for the achievement should not be host.

2 - Proceed to break the 1500 XP limit. Using the down captain, revive technique posted in other solutions.

3 - When you reach over 1500 XP ie 1560... Capture the flags and end the game

4 - The person going for the achievement can not go back to dashboard etc ... If your game crashes etc just break the 1500 XP cap and proceed on.

5 - Next you need to set your diamonds onto a class, and press (Y) then to reset them, these will take away your XP and de-rank you... You can only do 1 diamond per match.

6 - Keep repeating step 5 until you are level 1 with 0 XP.

7 - When you reach said level and XP, finish the game, and back out to the main menu, click the additional content button, then exclusive content...

When the Ubisoft screen appears, press the B button or X ( depending if you have signed up to Uplay) This is faster than quitting to the dashboard to get out of the game.

8 - Proceed to the MP menu and you will see you are a level 30, with negative XP. Enter a lobby and...

( Achievement Unlocked !! )

If you want you can continue to De-rank from 30 to 20, and unlock that achievement, then to 10 and 5 if you so wish... This is still a bit untested so i would suggest doing the 5,10 and 20 whilst going for your soldier of misfortune

I honestly feel for the people that suffered the 30 hour straight boost, as my friend bugaj sat through it more time than he dares to count! And I for one had 3 copies and 3 boxes ready to do this, but there is no need now!

We have just saved you many hours of your life, feel free to vote, and if you appreciate what we do subscribe to our youtube channel.

There is a video to make this easier to understand from us...


This is the best way to get everything with the least amount of fuss. This should hopefully answer every question that I receive on a daily basis.

1) First complete all the manuals for ONE class before doing any other weapons.

2) De-rank to reset your diamonds.

3) Now you will have 1 class with all manuals etc complete, But no diamonds set on it. The manuals will stay complete even though we no longer have those weapons unlocked.

Move onto the next class...

From here continue towards the "Soldier of Fortune" achievement. You should have 15/18 weapons purchased and you will still be able to reset your diamonds once you get to rank 20. You will be at around Level 18 once all manuals are complete. Boost to 20 using the Captain revive method, or play legit.

4) Use the glitch to get Rank 30 and you have completed Far Cry 2 in the least amount of time possible!

NOTE: You can boost weapons on custom map in Ranked games by unplugging a USB drive or memory card at the map selection screen and plugging it back in. It took me just over 20 hours to get Soldier of Misfortune this way but when I was all done, I was only level 18.

Video for boosting Method...

Credit to Mixy - From Nextgenupdate.com for confirming the method!


EDIT 22/04/2012
Before you read the next part this is a message from the person that sent me the derank method, but ended up with -1 diamonds. But i encountered this on previous test and knew how to fix. Unfortunately the person who wrote this for me does not want to be named, and i will honor that. So any questions about this il have to relay through them as its a way i have not been involved in. So here you are...

This is the last statement from them then il post the method how they deranked...

"Unfortunately it just seems to work deranking from 19 to 18, higher ranks would also derank but the amount of available diamonds would be 0 or positive.
I don't know whether the game reacts to that and resets the diamonds.
So the line with having -1 diamonds left only applies to to deranking from 19.
It's probably worth a try even for higher ranks (maybe the server reacts generally to deranks) but I can't guarantee it."


"So here is how I reset my diamonds after having placed them all (therefore losing the ability to reset and derank).

What you are going to do is to manually derank yourself.
So the first thing to do is to play matches and getting negative XP (preferably with team kills).
The problem here is that the game won't actually allow you to derank, you'll just get that much negative XP until you hit the XP threshold for your current rank.
Once you lowered your total XP to this value, you won't get any more negative XP.

This is where the basic principle of the Warlord glitch comes into play...

Assuming you lowered your XP to this point, you will now have to finish one game with more than 1500XP.
Once this is done, you will have to start getting negative XP again.
Like before, do that until your total XP hit the XP threshold of your current rank (you won't get more negative XP at that point).

After this is done, restart the game (dashboard out or go to "Additional Content" -> "Exclusive Content").
Once you logged in again, you will have successfully lowered your rank (while being very close to the next rank) because the server will subtract the amount of XP you had over 1500 XP.

Now DO NOT PLAY ANYMORE GAMES so that you won't rank up again!
If you host a ranked game and check your load out, you will probably see that your diamonds are still in place and you have -1 available diamonds.
Now you will have to wait, quit the game and do something else for about 24 hours.
Once you logged in again, your diamonds should be reset.


To make it a bit more visual, here is a little example (short version if you want to call it so):

Let's say you are rank 19 with 205.000 XP and you have all diamonds set (can't reset them).

1. Play matches and get negative XP.
2. Once your total XP lowered to 200.000 XP (threshold of rank 19), you won't get any more negative XP.
3. Finish a match with more than 1500 XP (1560 for this example).
4. Again, get negative XP until your total XP is 200.000 (you won't get any more negative XP at this point).
5. Restart the game (dash out, "Exclusive Content").
6. Login to MP, the server will subtract the 60 XP from (3.) and derank you to rank 18 with 199.940 total XP.
Your Load Out will still have all diamonds set right now with -1 available diamonds.
7. Quit the game and don't touch it for 24+ hours.
8. Login to MP, your diamonds should be reset now.

This is just an example, variables like your rank, your rank's XP threshold and how much you go over 1500XP at (3.) may vary. "

It could be that I have some good news.
A friend of mine was in the same situation that I was (rank 19 with all diamonds set, so no reset possible).
I wanted to try the manual derank method with him, so in preparation, he got negative XP (he dropped from 205k to 200k, which is the XP threshold for rank 19), but stayed on rank 19 by then.
I can't tell whether it was by suicides or team kill though.

So, yesterday (2 days later) I wanted to show him how to actually derank, but it wasn't necessary because his diamonds were already reset.

Long story short: It could be coincidence, but maybe it is enough to get a big amount of negative XP in a short time (in this case -5000XP in one gaming session) and then wait for a day or two to get your diamonds reset.


[EDIT 11/02/2014]
Re-wrote some of the solution to try to reduce the amount of questions I receive about this solution. Hopefully the "Best Method" part is easier to understand now. Apologies to you all.
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