Orb Hunter achievement in Crackdown

Orb Hunter

Collect 300 Hidden Orbs

Orb Hunter+0.3
4 guidesOnline/OfflineSingle PlayerCooperativeCollectable

How to unlock the Orb Hunter achievement

  • Ginn0rzGinn0rz269,108
    05 Feb 2013 05 Feb 2013 28 Dec 2019
    77 2 32
    EDIT 27/12/19: ilMaTic BUTCH3R has managed to locate the Hidden Orb map and screenshots! Huzzah! Please refer to his solution for the weblink.

    The rest of my solution is here for posterity in case any of the other points or comments help you.

    [Edited on 13/12/14: The hidden orb map is no longer available so I have deleted the link. However another map is included in the screenshots. As I said before, download the images!]

    If like me you started collecting the Hidden Orbs a long time ago using the Candied Skull source, but never finished this tedious job, you'll be worried to find that the website no longer exists. I was going through each of the orbs in the numbered order, which the YouTube solution cannot help you with unfortunately.

    Thankfully someone else is now hosting the original map and Hidden Orb screenshots.

    Hidden Orb map & screenshots (Google+ user 'Frode Knutsen'):
    https://plus.google.com/photos/109589836385162541954/albums/...

    Frode is very kindly public sharing the screenshots, however I would suggest that you download the album on to your own computer because it takes at least six hours to get all the Orbs and this album may not be available indefinitely.

    This might seem obvious, however I strongly suggest you attempt this achievement, the Agility Orbs and the Stunt Markers when all gangs have been eliminated. Do not resurrect the gangs, it will make your life hell.

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    Pirate Llama224Does anyone know where Orb 16 is? I see it on the map but cannot get to it at all
    Posted by Pirate Llama224 on 29 Apr at 05:55
    MrSerioAS 187For those who are still in need of a map/guide:

    http://xbox360.gamespy.com/xbox-360/crackdown/guide/page_59....

    All hidden orbs plus pics ;) hope i can finish finding the last one finally
    Posted by MrSerioAS 187 on 29 Sep at 08:59
    Ginn0rzWow that's a blast from the past, I haven't thought of Gamespy in years!
    Posted by Ginn0rz on 29 Sep at 09:28
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  • Elliot PiersonElliot Pierson339,593
    02 Jan 2020 02 Jan 2020 19 Apr 2020
    10 0 3
    Here is the original Hidden Orb map in HIGH RESOLUTION!

    External image


    And here is the site that hosts the low res map, BUT, it has usable reference pictures for each Orb.

    BE AWARE, at least 2 of the Hidden Orbs in the Crackdown Walkthrough here on TA are WRONG. This map has everyone correctly laid out.


    If this link goes down, tell me, I have the image saved
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    UrchyBoldTime saver, thank you!
    Posted by UrchyBold on 19 Apr at 02:41
    pezza888Thanks for the map, but did you forget to include the links to the reference pictures?
    Posted by pezza888 on 21 Apr at 13:58
    Incredible MattThank God🥵 i completed this today i went one by one exactly by this map and the photos of the locations (guide below) i finished the whole map and had 299/300 i was so pissed, i turned it off and i thought that the map isnt correct. After 2 hours i went back on and i randomly traveled to number 54 because i knew i wasnt sure if i got them all in this location cause the orbs are underground (entrance to the underground at 53) and the number 54 was the last one i needed!!!! So everyone please be aware and make sure that you search through every hole in the underground section, its pretty chaotic in there! Thank you all for the guides once again!
    Posted by Incredible Matt on 03 May at 18:49
  • ilMaTic BUTCH3RilMaTic BUTCH3R408,226
    16 Jul 2019 14 Jul 2019 14 Jul 2019
    7 0 3
    As Ginn0rz mentioned the Candied Skull source containing the numbered map of hidden orbs is no longer available; however, it can still be accessed using a web archive site such as waybackmachine.com. These websites take a snapshot of a webpage at a certain point in time so that it can be accessed in that state at a later time. I have included two waybackmachine.com links, one for the Candied Skull numbered hidden orb map and one for a Picasa web album containing individual pictures of each orbs location in-game. I did not create these maps or guides, I am simply providing a means to access webpages that have since been taken down. Please let me know how I can improve or clarify this solution.

    Hidden Orb Numbered Map:
    web.archive.org/web/20141024200253/crackdown.wikispaces.com/file/view/hid
    den_orb_locations_(revised).jpg

    Hidden Orb Photo Gallery:
    web.archive.org/web/20100305181147/picasaweb.google.com/frodekn/HiddenOrbs#5035477035224209586
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    MAJIN BOOSHThanks dude. I didn’t think I was gonna be able to get this achievement anymore.
    Posted by MAJIN BOOSH on 28 Sep 19 at 04:39
    ilMaTic BUTCH3RHappy to help!
    Posted by ilMaTic BUTCH3R on 28 Sep 19 at 13:22
    Ginn0rzGreat work Butcher.
    Posted by Ginn0rz on 06 Dec 19 at 09:54
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