Number of Collectibles: 5
Number of Accolades: 16
The first achievement you can earn is the Can’t Hide where you simply need to kill and enemy by shooting them through cover. Keep this one in mind as you progress through the mission.
Collectible 1 of 56:
As soon as you have control of your character, leave the room you are in through the door you are facing. After you crouch under the obstacle, turn left and there should be an icon that pops up on your screen for the NRC Comms Earpiece.
Collectible 2 of 56:
A about 2-3 minutes further into the mission, you will come to a security room with two guys in it. Enter the room and go right. The DUD RPG is below the window’s right corner.
You will go down a flight of stairs into a tunnel. There are numerous explosive barrels in this room. The first one is on the first catwalk you see and one directly below it on the right side. There is another near the forklift on the ground on the other side of the catwalk, a third on the left side of the room, and a fourth next to the door at the backs of the tunnel. You need to blow up these barrels to kill 9 guards within 7 seconds. The left door and back doors at the end of the tunnel will have a flood of guards exit them when you progress far enough in. The best vantage point is on the catwalk. Do not destroy the first barrel until you are at the catwalk steps to ensure you have enough time to blow all barrels.
Accolade 'Quick on the Trigger':
When you get to the observation room with a view of where they are holding the Minister, you need to kill 3 of the 4 guards in the room before Hendrick kills more than 1 guard.
Collectible 3 of 56:
The same observation room where you can complete the above accolade, you will find the Egyptian Army Cap. When you enter the room, turn left and look at the bookshelf. It will be on the far left side of the shelf.
At this point, you will have left the security area/cell block and come up to a room with many enemies. In there room there is a stair set/catwalk that goes over the center. In this room should see a crane move with two tunnel piece dangling overhead. Shoot at the crane when you see a guard running underneath the crane.
Accolade 'Turkey Shoot':
The elevator is in the same room as the 'Overburden' accolade. The enemies are for this accolade is on the right side and is triggered when you push about halfway into the room. The best approach to clear out the majority of the guards in the room and then run across the catwalk and face directly into the opening elevator doors. Focus on the elevator guards and kill at least 4 of the guards before the take a step off of the elevator. If you need to, push onto the elevator and melee one or two to stop them from getting off of it.
You will be running through a few hangers. It is best to follow Diaz as he has the FireFly(H.I.V.E) ability. Simply kill 4 guards that have FireFlies around them. The fireflies looks like little dots that fly from Diaz towards a bunch of enemies on the catwalk of the hanger. You can also earn the 'Hold Still' achievement in this section by killing two more that are swarmed by fire flies.
Accolade 'Phoenix Nest':
You will come to a hanger were there is a vtol on the ground. When instructed to destroy the vtol, throw a grenade at the missile cluster under the wing instead of shooting them.
Collectible 4 of 56:
You will pass through hangars two and three and come to hangar four where there is a Vtol Warship. After destroying the Vtol, go left, away from where the next mission marker is, into the small room. The Replica Nano Drone is in the back right corner on a crate.
Accolade 'Truck Stopper':
You will be out in the open and moving towards a bridge. Two vehicles with mounted guns will approach you. You can destroy them with a grenade a piece. You must be quick about it otherwise your team will take the credit for the technical kills.
Accolades The Unseen Blade Accolade, Master of Shadows:
You will come to a point where they turn the lights out before you enter the room. In this large room, you cannot take any damage and must melee all the enemies you choose to engage. You just need to melee one enemy and you can let the rest of you squad eliminate the rest to avoid taking damage.
Accolade Force Multiplier:
You will come to a section where you are in an alley with robots marching down it. Kill off the first wave and wait for the second wave to approach. Lob a grenade into a group of 5 robots to complete this one.
Collectible 5 of 56:
When you run into the hangar with the APCs, from the alley you can complete the accolade above, keep moving along the right side of the hangar to a desk. The Vtol Panel will be sitting on the far end of the desk.
Upon collecting the fifth one in this mission you will earn ‘Walking Encyclopedia’
Accolades Clear Skies Accolade, Trail of Destruction Accolade:
When you are manning the APC turret, try to make the ground vehicles and Vtols your kill priority. You must destroy 4 Vtols and 12 ground vehicles respectively.
At the end of mission one, you will run into a situation where your APC stalls and will allow you to use the APC turret to kill at least 10 enemies in 3 seconds. Just keep the hammer down on the robots in front.
Accolade 'Whites of Their Eyes':
This accolade is completed at the very end of the mission when you are required to defend the escape pod. You must only use your pistol to do so and it begins once you exit the APC. You must only shoot your pistol here. It is best to find a rock and hide behind it as best as possible and shot only those who get close enough. The accolade will display when the robot is standing over you during the cut scene.
If you managed to not die once during the mission, you will earn this accolade as well. This is rather difficult if you are attempting to earn all other accolades in this mission. You will most likely need to die to reload a previous check point to complete one of the other accolades earlier in the mission.
The ‘Disavowed’ achievement is tied to completing mission one on at least the hardened difficulty.