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Main Campaign[ | ]

The main campaign of the second part of The Banner Saga offers the achievements listed in the following table. Like the first part of the trilogy, they revolve around:

  • Killing (3) enemies with each newly appearing hero class,
  • Visiting the godstones,
  • Accomplishing difficult feats, e.g. going undefeated or not letting anyone die from starvation.
Icon Name Description Renown
Treasure Hunter Treasure Hunter Acquire 3 rank 10 items. 5
Keep Your Wits Keep Your Wits Bolverk always acts as the Ravens expect. ?
Demolition Demolition Break 30 barricades in a single playthrough. 5
Leader of Clans Leader of Clans Bring 400 clansmen safely into Arberrang. ?
Fighting Force Fighting Force Build an army of over 600 trained fighters. ?
Holfi's Training Holfi's Training Complete Holfi's Training. 15
Sven's Training Sven's Training Complete Sven's Training. 15
Challenge Challenge Complete the game on Hard difficulty level without losing a single battle. ?
Hard Difficulty Hard Difficulty Complete the game on Hard difficulty. ?
Normal Difficulty Normal Difficulty Complete the game on Normal difficulty. 10
High Spirits High Spirits Complete the game without ever getting low morale. ?
Quartermaster Quartermaster Complete the game without letting anyone in your caravan die to hunger. ?
Berserker Beserker Defeat 3 enemies with a Berserk. 5
Cantref Cantref Defeat 3 enemies with a Female Horseborn Cantref. 5
Teulu Teulu Defeat 3 enemies with a Male Horseborn Teulu. 5
Poet Poet Defeat 3 enemies with a Poet. 5
Shieldmaiden Shieldmaiden Defeat 3 enemies with a Shieldmaiden. 5
Slaughterer Slaughterer Defeat 3 enemies with a Slaughterer. 5
Tracker Tracker Defeat 3 enemies with a Tracker. 5
Wanderer Wanderer Defeat 3 enemies with a Wanderer. 5
Axe Thrower Axe Thrower Defeat 3 enemies with an Axe Thrower. 5
War Bear War Bear Defeat 3 enemies with War Bear. 5
Zefr Zefr Defeat 3 enemies with Zefr. 5
Warmonger Warmonger Fight 32battles in a single playthrough. ?
The Saga Continues The Saga Continues Import Save Game from Banner Saga 1. ?
Sneaky Sneaky Kill 5 enemies while stealthed. 5
Culling Frenzy Culling Frenzy Kill 5 in one turn with Cull the Weak. 5
Sundr Slayer Sundr Slayer Kill a Sundr. 10
Alliance of Convenience Alliance of Convenience Maintain an alliance with Rugga. 5
Alette's Journey Alette's Journey Meet King Meinolf with Alette. -
Rook's Journey Rook's Journey Meet King Meinolf with Rook. -
Against all Odds Against all Odds Prevail with Rook against overwhelming numbers. ?
Forced March Forced March Reach Arberrang in 100 days or less. ?
Varl Dregs Varl Dregs Reach Oldford with at least 20 Varl following Bolverk. ?
Aselei Aselei Visit the godstone Aselei. 5
Baldringr Baldringr Visit the godstone Baldringr. 5
Bygglaerer Bygglaerer Visit the godstone Bygglaerer. 5
Geirraðr Geirraðr Visit the godstone Geirraðr. 5
Irynx Irynx Visit the godstone Irynx. 5
Lauga Lauga Visit the godstone Lauga. 5
Vez'nan Vez'nan Visit the godstone Vez'nan. 5
Master Tactician Master Tactician With 6 Rank 10 units, win a Hard difficulty sparring battle in the Training Tent. ?
Intense Reposession Intense Reposession Witness Eyeless possess 10 fallen units. ?

Survival Mode[ | ]

Additionally, the following achievements can be unlocked in the special Survival Mode (SM) of the game. All of them are unlocked once you complete the playthrough, i.e. Survive all 40 battles. Please note that: (i) most of them can be unlocked only in the Normal or Hard difficulty setting, (ii) a minimum of three Survival Mode campaigns is required to unlock all achievements.

Icon Name Description Diff Notes
BS2 SM Achiev 1 The Skirmisher Survive all battles on Easy. Easy Not unlocked by Professional or Berserk
BS2 SM Achiev 2 The Professional Survive all battles on Normal. Normal (N) Not unlocked by Berserk
BS2 SM Achiev 3 The Berserk Survive all battles on Hard. Hard (H)
BS2 SM Achiev 4 A Fallen Few Survive with fewer than 20 Heroes dying. N or H
BS2 SM Achiev 5 Together or Not At All Survive without a single Hero dying. N or H
BS2 SM Achiev 6 No Outsiders Survive without Recruiting Heroes. N or H You can only use the six ('free') Heroes you get on start
BS2 SM Achiev 7 Example to Others Survive with only female Heroes. N or H Valid heroes: Alette, Oddleif, Nid, Yrsa, Folka, Zefr, Canary, Derdriu
BS2 SM Achiev 8 Not Some Fantasy Survive with only human Heroes. N or H No Varl or Horseborn!
BS2 SM Achiev 9 Quad-Core Hardcore Survive using only parties of 4 Varl in every battle. N or H You can recruit any number of Varl, but your Party must contain exactly 4 units, all of them Varl.
BS2 SM Achiev 10 On Wings of Ravens Survive in less than 180 minutes for your total turns. N or H
BS2 SM Achiev 11 Inner Fire Survive without using the Horn for willpower. N or H
BS2 SM Achiev 12 Krumr's Mentor Survive Hard Mode without a single reload. Hard Good luck!