Sniper Elite achievement in Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite

Complete all missions on highest difficulty

Sniper Elite0
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How to unlock the Sniper Elite achievement

  • HonoraryDecoyHonoraryDecoy180,234
    29 May 2013 29 May 2013 04 Jun 2013
    231 21 81
    There is a way to beat a mission on Sniper Elite difficulty while only having to play the mission on Cadet and the last checkpoint as Sniper Elite.

    1. Beat a mission on Cadet difficulty.
    2. Continue to next mission, then immediately Exit to Main Menu
    3. Go to Mission Select and pick the same mission you just beat but select Sniper Elite difficulty.
    4. Quit to Main Menu after the mission loads.
    5. Quit to dashboard (guide button then hit Y) or turn off the Xbox 360.
    6. Restart game and hit continue option in Menu.
    7. The mission will load from the last checkpoint on Sniper Elite difficulty. Beat the rest of the mission and get credit for the entire mission on Sniper Elite.

    Note: The last checkpoint you load will become Sniper Elite difficulty, so you need to account for bullet drop, wind and you take less damage. But since the last checkpoint is usually close to the end it is fairly easy to beat the end of the mission.

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    MisterSavage04Still works on 4/23/20. Wow. thanks man :)))
    Posted by MisterSavage04 on 24 Apr 20 at 02:35
    YaIrishMick96Still works as of May 24th. I think it's safe to say they'll never patch this workaround.

    I was still confused a bit by the way it's worded. What I did was played through the game on cadet and just blitzed through every mission and went back to mop up some mission specific achievements.

    For Sniper Elite, play the prologue legit its very short and you only need to kill 4 guys. Then for each mission, play on cadet and use the games pressure guide that's linked in the comments. Play the mission up until the last checkpoint and quit to main menu. Go to mission select and choose the same mission you just quit out of, but choose sniper elite difficulty. When you load into the mission, quit to main menu again. Close the game (works on xbox one aswell) and reopen the game. Go to single player and continue. You'll now have skipped to near the end of the mission and be warned you're on sniper elite difficulty, so just finish the mission and hey presto! It counts as doing the whole mission on sniper elite. Awesome guide, really dumb that this isn't in the walkthrough
    Posted by YaIrishMick96 on 24 May 20 at 13:37
    STRUCKED PORTALWill it automatically put you on that last checkpoint even though you’ve completed the mission?
    Posted by STRUCKED PORTAL on 20 Jun 20 at 10:25
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  • Rasta 360GameTVRasta 360GameTV455,696
    13 May 2012 14 May 2012
    73 5 13

    Here is my complete Video Walkthrough for the Sniper Elite Difficulty.

    I think its for all Mission the fastest and easiest Way to beat this Difficulty

    I link the Playlist to my Channel, not all Videos here because it to much "Videospam" in one Solution.


    Question? Ask me in the Comments


    PS: Sorry for my English, i´m German :)
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    spxyu02Awesome set of videos! Very easy to follow, and the traps you set up beforehand for infantry rushes or vehicle appearances were great ideas. Going from the easiest difficulty to this one was tricky because of bullet-drop & wind, but once you got the hang of it, your videos did the rest. Thank you!
    Posted by spxyu02 on 05 May 13 at 23:52
    dataLoRe86still works,thanks
    Posted by dataLoRe86 on 28 Apr 14 at 23:07
    GodLike499Isn't it kind of wrong for a German to be playing this game? I get it that they're Nazis, but they're still German, no?

    FYI: I'm just making a joke/observation here. In no way to I condone bigotry or fascism.
    Posted by GodLike499 on 29 Dec 18 at 05:19
  • NightHawkNightHawk#6066578,422
    06 May 2012 07 May 2012 16 Mar 2013
    40 3 26
    Has to be done in Single player alone.

    You can skip any mission and then jump over to another one. Doesn't have to be done in order. Just complete all of them and the achievement is yours.

    A few tips

    Make sure to exploit the cover system when in close combat.
    You can also shoot enemies from cover, while in third person mode, if you slightly hold the Left Trigger, you can aim whilst you are in third person mode, make sure to use this in cover, and if you are out of ammo for your SMG and pistol. Be careful while doing this, make sure you're rifle is fully loaded and aim for the head, insuring you the kill!

    The PP-SH is best when prone and in burst.
    The Welrod can be your best friend if you use it properly, always aim for the head.

    Always shoot the snipers first. If there is something covering the sound of your shots. Wait it to come and then shoot. Always aim for the head regardless of the weapon you're using

    I'd recommend using the Gewehr 43 for all missions, it works well for close combat when you're out of ammo on the PP-SH.

    I'd recommend the Colt M1911 for the missions that's not an infiltration mission.

    Stack up on trip mines and land mines. You don't need grenades. The mines are more efficient if you want to stay at your position. It will hold them back for a while.

    Use cover, go slow. Take em' out on at a time, and shoot the snipers first and this should be a walk in the park for you!

    Using any of type of equipment does not disable the achievement. You can use any tools the game gives you.

    Spotting enemies with your binoculars is disabled. But does not disable your achievement.

    Hope this was help full!
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    SwopeyxI really wish the achievement specified that you couldn't do it co-op. I just finished it on Sniper Elite co-op, only to come here and read it has to be done single player. This is going to suck, so much.
    Posted by Swopeyx on 18 Feb 13 at 20:26
    monkeyboy3009I have done it :D
    I did a few levels and then the church was hard until I saw a shortcut and it worked. Thx for the guide.
    Posted by monkeyboy3009 on 01 May 13 at 20:06
    NightHawkI'm glad to hear it, Buddy!
    Posted by NightHawk#6066 on 01 May 13 at 21:12
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