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---------------- \     By Hydro_PT (hydro_pt@hotmail.com)    / ----------------

---------------- \  Copyright (C) 2009 - 2010 Mário Peixoto  / ----------------

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1. Copyright notice

2. Introduction

   2.1. Structure of the guide

   2.2. Cheats

3. Guide version history

4. About the game

5. Achievements guide:

   5.1. Singleplayer achievements

   5.2. Multiplayer achievements

        5.2.1. Fly The Co-op

6. Conclusion

7. Contact details

8. Credits

9. Trademarks notice



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1. COPYRIGHT NOTICE /
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This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal,
private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed
publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other
web site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a
violation of copyright.

The only sites that are allowed to have this guide are the following:

- http://www.gamefaqs.com (all updates to the guide will be posted here first)
- http://www.cheatbook.de
- http://www.cheatchannel.com
- http://www.gamershell.com
- http://www.gta4.net
- http://www.neoseeker.com
- http://www.supercheats.com


If you want to host this guide on your site/blog or other place, please email
me to ask for permission. See section 7. to know how to contact me.



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2. INTRODUCTION /
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I decided to write this guide because it might be useful for players that are
trying to unlock some or all the achievements in the PC version of Grand Theft
Auto IV. Just remember to be be connected to Games for Windows LIVE while
playing, otherwise you won't unlock any achievement.

Almost everything on this guide comes from my personal experience, as I do
unlock all achievements before writing the guide. However, I base myself on
some sources to be sure that what is written here is as correct as possible.
Everyone that helps me (directly or indirectly) is properly credited.

Having said that, I hope you find this guide useful. Thank you for reading.


Hydro_PT


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2.1. STRUCTURE OF THE GUIDE ~~
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I try to make a good structure for the guide, so that way you can quickly find
what you need. Even though most browsers nowadays feature an easy-to-use search
function, this section will help you understand how I structured the guide, in
case you have any trouble.

All achievements are organized in alphabetic order. I use their official name
to organize them alphabetically. So, in the first line you have the name of the
achievement, its official description and its Gamerscore. Below that I give 
a detailed explanation on how to unlock it. Here's an example:

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. Key To The City - Achieve 100% in "Game progress" statistic. [100] .
.                                                                    .
. Explanation on how to get this achievement goes here.              .
.                                                                    .
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You can refer to the following page to see a list of all achievements:

-> http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/grand-theft-auto-iv/achievements


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2.2 CHEATS ~~
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Be aware that some cheats disable certain achievements. To prevent this from
happening, DO NOT save your game after you use cheats. If you save the game the
achievement will be permanently blocked on that savegame, so you will need to
to start a new one to unlock it. Here are the 2 cheats that block achievements:

- Health & Armour - Blocks the achievement "Finish Him".
- Remove Wanted Level - Blocks the achievement "Walk Free".



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3. GUIDE VERSION HISTORY /
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Version 1.00 - 01/02/2009
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Guide fully written. All achievements are covered.


Version 1.01 - 03/02/2009
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Added the Gamerscore for each achievement.


Version 1.10 - 09/02/2009
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Added detailed information relative to the online co-op missions.


Version 1.11 - 15/02/2009
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Fixed minor grammar/spelling mistakes throughout the entire guide.


Version 1.12 - 24/02/2009
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Added images for the achievements "Chain Reaction" & "One Hundred and Eighty".


Version 1.13 - 03/03/2009
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Added links for the video walkthroughs relative to the online co-op missions.


Version 1.14 - 10/03/2009
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Added various helpful links (missions walkthroughs, maps, 100% checklist, etc).


Version 1.15 - 27/04/2009
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Fixed the information relative to the achievements "Auf Wiedersehen Petrovic"
and "Finish Him".


Version 2.00 - 02/06/2009
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Almost all texts for each achievement were rewritten. Fixed minor mistakes
and incorrect/incomplete information. Fixed the information relative to the
achievements "No More Strangers" and "Liberty City (5)".


Version 2.10 - 22/06/2009
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Guide fully revised to meet GameFAQs standards (standard ASCII text,
79 characters per line, etc). Fixed minor mistakes.


Version 2.20 - 28/07/2009
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Added more information relative to the achievement "Walk Free". Fixed minor
spelling mistakes. Added helpful images for the achievement "Fly the Co-op".


Version 2.30 - 21/08/2009
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Added more information relative to the achievement "One Man Army".
Fixed minor spelling mistakes. Revised the "credits" section.


Version 3.00 - 23/08/2009
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Guide's structure totally revised for better reading/searching.
Added "table of contents".


Version 3.01 - 11/09/2009
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Fixed the information relative to the achievement "Liberty City (5)".


Version 3.10 - 01/02/2010
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Reorganization of the guide's structure. Fixed minor mistakes.


Version 4.00 - 11/07/2010
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Changed the structure of the guide for better reading/searching. Some texts for
each achievement were rewritten, adding information or explaining certain
things better.



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4. ABOUT THE GAME /
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- TITLE: Grand Theft Auto IV

- PLATFORM: Microsoft Windows

- RELEASE DATE: 3 December 2008

- DEVELOPERS: Rockstar North and Rockstar Toronto

- PUBLISHER: Rockstar Games

- WEBSITE: www.rockstargames.com/IV

- ACHIEVEMENTS: 50

- TOTAL GAMERSCORE: 1000 points



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5. ACHIEVEMENTS GUIDE /
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5.1. SINGLEPLAYER ACHIEVEMENTS [40] = 860 (G) ~~
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Assassin's Greed – Complete all 9 assassin missions. [20]

To get this achievement you just need to complete all 9 missions for the
"Fixer" contact on the phone. You will get access to this contact after you
have completed the mission "Truck Hustle" for Phill Bell. An icon will appear
on the map indicating the place where these missions begin. A weapon and body
armour will be provided to you once a mission starts. All you have to do in
these missions is eliminate various targets located on the map. If you need
help to complete any of them, just check the link below. The missions are given
randomly, so the first one on that page may not be your first one ingame.

-> http://www.gta4.net/high-end-assassinations/



Chain Reaction – You must blow up 10 vehicles in 10 seconds. [20]

Go to Autoeroticar in Alderney (if you don’t know where it is, check the link
I provide). There will be around 10 vehicles in there, just make sure they are
all close to each other (park them inside if necessary). Be sure there are at
least 10, and once they are all parked, throw some grenades and fire one or
two RPGs. It should be enough to blow all the cars in less than 10 seconds and
unlock the achievement. Don't use any cheat, or this won't work.

-> http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/6214/autoeroticara1.jpg



Cleaned The Mean Streets – Capture 20 criminals through the police computer.
                           [20]

To get this achievement you need to enter a police car, use the computer, go to
"current crimes" and activate one of the 3 missions there. Drive to the point
marked on the map and capture (kill) the criminals. Do this 20 times and you
get the achievement. You don't need to do them all in a row.



Courier Service – Complete all 10 package delivery jobs. [10]

After you meet Little Jacob and do all missions for him, you will be able to do
some work for him. Select the "Job" option on the phone and he will place a car
near his café with a drug package inside. Just enter in the car to grab the
package and then go to the desired place. Be careful that these missions have
a timer, a gang or the cops waiting for you. Jacob gives you a car every time
you go get a package, but you don’t need to use it. If you want you can bring
your own vehicle, enter Jacob's car, retrieve the package, get back to your
vehicle and drive to the location marked on the map. Do all 10 deliveries and
you get the achievement.



Dare Devil – Complete 100% of the unique stunt jumps. [30]

There are 50 stunts jumps in the game that you must complete to unlock this
achievement. The jumps are not marked on the map, so you must find them for
yourself. Usually there is some kind of ramp, and once you begin the jump, the
camera will turn into a cinematic camera in slow motion (you can still control
the vehicle, though). The jumps require you to land on a certain place with at
least two wheels on the ground. If you have problems finding or completing a
jump, refer to the link below, which is a map that shows you all locations and
a video of all stunt jumps.

-> http://www.gta4.net/map/?z=1&c=stunt



Dial B for Bomb – Unlock the special ability of phoning for a bomb to be
                  placed. [10]

This special ability is offered by Packie. Go out and do activities with him
until he likes you enough (above 75%). Once he calls you offering the service,
the achievement unlocks.



Driving Mr. Bellic – Unlock the special ability of taxi. [10]

This special ability is offered by Roman. Go out and do activities with him
until he likes you enough (above 60%). Once he calls you offering the service,
the achievement unlocks.



Endangered Species – Collect every hidden package in the game. [50]

The hidden packages are pigeons scattered throughout Liberty City. They are
standing still all the time, even when it is raining. They make a particular
noise when you are near them and they also have an orange glow around them.
Find and kill all 200 pigeons and the achievement will unlock. To prevent the
entrance on the "199 Pigeons Club", I recommend killing 20 pigeons, then save
the game, kill more 20, save the game and so on. In case you miss one pigeon,
at least you know it is one of the last 20 you searched for. If you keep going
without saving and you miss 1 pigeon, you will have to check all 200 locations
again. So, be absolutely sure that you do kill each pigeon before advancing to
the next one. To know the exact location of each bird, check the link below:

-> http://www.gta4.net/map/?lat=-2.4609375&lng=2.8125&z=1&c=pigeon



Fed the Fish – Complete the mission "Uncle Vlad". [5]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-one.php#uncle-vlad



Finish Him – Complete 10 melee counters in 4 minutes. [15]

To get this achievement I recommend going to the Helitours site. There are
plenty of pedestrians in there and the police takes some time to get to you.
What you need to do is start a fight with someone and then, when that person is
going to hit you with a punch, press the key you use to dodge them (SPACE key
is the default one) and then use the attack key (LMB is default). If timed
correctly, Niko will avoid the punch and then perform a counter that will knock
the enemy off. You need to perform 10 counters like that in 4 minutes. If you
need health in the middle of the process, just buy a hot dog from the entrance
of the Helitours site. In case you die or get busted, keep fighting once you
respawn back in the hospital/police station, because the timer won't be
reseted. For a better description of this fighting technique, check the link
below:

-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWY0KvVtKx4



Full Exploration – Unlock all the islands. [20]

Nothing much to say here. During the main story missions you will automatically
unlock all the islands. Once Alderney is unlocked, this achievement is yours.



Genetically Superior – Come first in 20 singleplayer street races. [25]

After you meet Brucie and you do the mission "No.1", you can do races for him.
Select the "Race" option on the phone and he will hit you up with one. There
are 9 in total, 3 in each island (Broker/Dukes/Bohan, Algonquin and Alderney).
The races are easy and you just need to finish in 1st place, so drive safely.
Don’t kill the other drivers or the race will be over. To get the achievement
you must win 20 races, so you will need to repeat some of them in order to get
it. Be aware that you must finish all 9 races to get the opportunity to repeat
them. If Brucie tells you that there are no races going on, move to another
island, because this means that you have already completed all 3 races on that
island. Once you have won them all for the first time, Brucie will text you a
message, saying that you can repeat whichever race you want.



Gobble Gobble – Score 3 strikes in a row, a turkey, in 10-pin bowling. [10]

Go to a bowling place with a friend and start a game. Choose the first lane and
then take two full steps to the left. Give your mouse a good speed forward, but
keep it straight. It is vital to keep the ball going straight, or else you are
going to miss. You need to do a strike 3 times in a row using this technique,
that it, take down all 10 pins in a single shot. It may take a bit of practice,
but it isn’t really hard to do this. You don't need to win the game, nor it is
necessary to be a full game (it can be a half-game).



Gracefully Taken – Complete the mission "I'll Take Her". [10]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-three.php#ill-take-her



Half Million – Reach a balance of $500,000. [55]

A pretty self-explanatory achievement. There are two missions in the game that
alone give you $500,000 ($250,000 each). Just don’t spend much money buying
weapons or paying visits to the hospital and you should get this one easily.



Impossible Trinity - Complete the mission "Museum Piece". [10]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-three.php#museum-piece



It'll Cost Ya – Complete a taxi ride without skipping from one island to
                another. [5]

This is one of the easiest achievements to get. Just enter in a taxi at the
start of a bridge in Broker, for example, and set the waypoint in the end of
the same bridge in Algonquin. Don’t skip the trip and you get the achievement.



Key to the City – Achieve 100% in the "Game Progress" statistic. [100]

Nothing special to say here. There is a lot of stuff you need to do in order to
achieve 100% completion. If you need help finding what it takes to do it, check
the link below. To see your current progress go to the ingame statistics.

-> http://www.gta4.net/100-percent-completion-checklist/



King of QUB3D – Beat the High Score in QUB3D. [15]

The QUB3D is a minigame created by Rockstar much similar to Tetris To get this
achievement all you have to do is beat highest score, which is 10950 points.
You can find the QUB3D machine on the Strip Club in Bohan, the Modo shop in
Algonquin and behind the stage inside the Perestroika Club in Broker. Before
start playing, watch the tutorial to see how the game works, because it is not
equal to Tetris. You may need a few tries to get it done, but it isn’t really
to reach 11000 points. After this you can either lose the game or keep playing,
your choice. You can’t play this game while dating someone or doing a mission.



Liberty City (5) – After meeting all possible friends, the ones left alive all
                   like you above 90%.. [20]

The following achievement needs to be explained with a bit more detail, and it
contains a major spoiler in the game history. If you don't want to spoil your
game, don't read this one. Even if you are interested in this achievement, come
here only at the beginning of the mission "The Holland Play" for Playboy X and
before the last mission, when you decide the final (there are two finales).


*********************************** SPOILER ***********************************

You can have a total of 5 friends during the entire game. They are: Brucie,
Packie, Little Jacob, Roman and Dwayne. The first 3 you don’t have a choice,
they will become your friends during the main storyline missions. However, you
have to make two decisions during the story. The decisions are:

- Kill Playboy X or Dwayne. If you choose to kill Dwayne, you don't need to
make him like you more than 90%. However, if you leave him alive, you must make
him like you more than 90%.

- Let Roman alive or dead. Depending on the final that you choose, Roman will
either live or be killed. If he dies, you don't need to make him like you more
than 90%, but if you leave him alive, you must also raise his friendship to 90%
to unlock this achievement.

*********************************** SPOILER ***********************************



Liberty City Minute – Complete the story missions in less than 30 hours. [30]

To get this achievement you only need to finish all the main storyline missions
in less than 30 hours of gameplay (real life time). Avoid dating your friends,
don't do side missions, use a cab if you need to travel a long distance and
skip all cut-scenes. You can check your current playing time on the game
statistics in the pause menu. I recommend you do this on a second playthrough,
because then you will already know what must be done in each mission.



Lowest Point – Complete the mission "Roman's Sorrow". [5]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-one.php#romans-sorrow



Manhunt – Complete the most wanted side missions from the police computer. [15]

Just like the Vigilante missions, these need a police car computer to be
activated. Enter one, use the computer, go to the "Most Wanted" option and
select one of the criminals there. There are 10 most wanted guys for each
island (Broker/Dukes/Bohan, Algonquin and Alderney). Be sure to have ammo and 
body armour when doing them. Usually the criminals are not alone, they can be
with their gang, inside a car or a building. You don't need to do them all in
a row. The dead criminals will appear on the list as deceased, so you know
which ones you have already dealt with. You need to be on the right island to
complete these missions. For example, if you are in Alderney, only the Alderney
Most Wanted criminals will appear. Kill them all and the achievement is yours.



No More Strangers – Meet all random characters. [5]

There are on the streets some characters that you can interact with. These
appear on the map with a blue human-like icon when you are close to them. Meet
all of them once and you get this achievement. The random characters are not
always on their places, so if you're looking for one and he/she doesn't appear,
wait some ingame hours and check again. Be aware that some characters are only
available after you do certain missions. Check the links I provide below if you
need help finding the random characters.

-> http://www.gta4.net/map/?z=1&c=character
-> http://www.gta4.net/random-characters/


*********************************** SPOILER ***********************************

There is a total of 14 random characters, but during the main missions you can
kill 3 of them. If you kill them, you won't need to find them. However, if you
leave them alive you must find them to get this achievement. The ones that can
be killed are Ivan ("Ivan the Not so Terrible"), Clarence ("Holland Nights")
and Cherise ("Ruff Rider").

*********************************** SPOILER ***********************************



Off the Boat – Complete the first mission. [5]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-one.php#the-cousins-bellic 



One Hundred and Eighty – In a darts game score 180 with 3 darts. [10]

To get this one, go to the darts place in Dukes and start playing. Aim for the
triple 20 mark and hit it 3 times in a row, scoring 180 points. You don’t need
to win the game, just score 180 points with 3 darts. If you don’t know where
the triple 20 mark is, check the link below. You must hit the "triple ring"
area that is under the 20 mark (little red rectangle).

- http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/42/Dartboard.svg



One Man Army – Survive 5 minutes on 6 star wanted level. [40]

1st method (the hard way) - Start by creating a lot of trouble with the police
until you have a 6 star wanted level. Be ready to fight them all and don’t die,
you must survive 5 minutes on 6-star. Annihilators will pursue you, along with
FIB and NOOSE agents. You better have a good amount of ammo and weapons, and
also use body armour to help. Once 5 minutes have passed, the achievement is
yours (you don't need to evade the cops). A good spot for this is the Schottler
Medical Center in Broker. Start shooting the peds inside and then, when you get
a 3-star wanted level, take cover behind the walls and keep shooting the cops
that come through the doors. You will eventually reach a 6-star wanted level,
so just hang in there for 5 minutes. There is health on the hospital if you
need, and the dead cops will drop their weapons, so if you need ammo, just pick
them up.

2nd method (the easy way) - If you don't have enough skill to survive a 6 star
wanted level for 5 minutes, just start a new game, cross one of the blocked
bridges and then go through the subway. The cops don't catch you there, so just
stand within their range (marked on the map with a flashing circle) and wait 5
minutes to get the achievement. You don't need to evade the cops.



Order Fulfilled – Complete all 10 Exotic Export orders. [10]

After you meet Brucie you will be able to find certain cars for him. He will
use the ingame Internet to send you an email for each car he wants, so just
reply positively to initiate the mission. These tasks are pretty easy, because
the game will give you the exact location of the wanted vehicle, so you just
need to go there, steal it and bring it to Brucie's lockup. Try not to damage
the cars, you will get more money if they are in good condition (you can always
use the Pay 'n Spray to fix them). Once all 10 cars are delivered, the
achievement will unlock.



Pool Shark – Beat a friend at pool. [10]

Pretty self-explanatory, I think. Just play a game of pool against a friend and
win. If you don't know how to play pool, now it would be a good time to learn.



Retail Therapy – Unlock the special ability of buying guns from a friend. [10]

This special ability is offered by Jacob. Go out and do activities with him
until he likes you enough (above 75%). Once he calls you offering the service,
the achievement unlocks.



Rolled Over – Do 5 car rolls in a row from one crash. [30]

To get this one I recommend going to the airport. Pick up a fast car, use the
runways to give you enough speed and then use the yellow ramps to send the car
into the air. For example, use one of the runways to gain speed and then place
only two wheels on the side of the ramp, so that way your car comes out doing a
barrel roll. Leave the gas and turn in the direction you want the car to roll.
If you are going fast enough, you can do 5 rolls easily. I recommend a fast car
like the Infernus for this one. Check the link below if you want to have a
better idea of how you must place the car in order to do a barrel roll:

-> http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/6984/rolledover.jpg



Sightseer – Fly on all helicopter tours of Liberty City. [5]

An easy achievement to get, but that takes some time. Once you have unlocked
Algonquin you can go to the Helitours site to take some trips. Approach one of
the choppers there and enter as a passenger to trigger the trip. There are 5
different trips, one on each heliport (there are 6 heliports, but one of them
is always empty). You don't need to complete the entire trip, just let the
pilot take off, fly a bit and then skip it the tour.



That Special Someone – Complete the mission "That Special Someone". [10]

This achievement is related to the storyline, so you shouldn't have any problem
unlocking it. If you have, this walkthrough will certainly be useful:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-four.php#that-special-someone



That's How We Roll! – Unlock the special ability of helicopter. [10]

This special ability is offered by Brucie. Go out and do activities with him
until he likes you enough (above 75%). Once he calls you offering the service,
the achievement unlocks.



Under the Radar – Fly underneath the main bridges in the game that cross water
                  with a helicopter. [40]

One of the easiest achievements you can get. Get hold of a chopper and then fly
under the main bridges in the game that cross water. Once you fly under one,
the game will tell you how many you still have left and it will even mark them
on the map for some seconds. Some bridges are a piece of cake, since they have
a lot of space under them, but some are more tricky. Just fly slowly and you
will do it. There are 14 bridges.



Walk Free – Lose a 4 star wanted rating by outrunning the cops. [50]

To get this achievement you must start a conflict with the police until you
reach a 4 star wanted level. Then escape the cops, but don’t go to any Pay 'n
Spray or a safehouse. You must lose the cops by running away from them until
the stars go away. The best way to do this is having a fast car and then
travel quickly between streets and alleyways, avoiding all the cop cars that
spawn. Pay attention to the map, because it indicates where the cops are coming
from.

Another method is to enter the airport with a fast bike. This will instantly
give you a 4 star wanted level. To escape, just start on one end of a runway
(there are two to choose from) and quickly drive to the end of the other
runway, in the opposite direction. The two runways combined are enough to
escape the cop's zone really fast. Then just leave the airport and keep a low
profile until the stars go away.



Warm Coffee – Successfully date a girl to be invited into her house. [5]

If you remember Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, you probably also remember the
"Hot Coffee" controversy that it caused. Rockstar had to pay a good amount of
money because of legal complications, but now they seem to make fun of that.
You get this achievement when Michelle* (a girl who you meet right at the
beginning of the game) accepts Niko to go inside her flat to "have coffee".
Enjoy the cut-scene (no sex displayed) and you get the achievement.

*NOTE: You can get this achievement by dating other girls, but Michelle is the
first one you meet and she invites Niko for a coffee right on the second date.



Wheelie Rider – Do a wheelie lasting at least 500 feet on a motorbike. [30]

A pretty self-explanatory achievement. Get a bike (I recommend the PCJ 600) and
search on the map for a street without climbs or descents that goes straight.
Start driving and then do a wheelie that lasts longer than 500 feet. If you
don't know how to do wheelies, just press the key you mapped for the function
"lean back". This will make Niko pull the front wheel, starting a wheelie. Just
hold on that key and then play with the gas, trying to keep the front wheel
above the ground. Be careful not to accelerate too much or you will fall. The
airport is a good place to unlock this achievement, since the runways are long.



You Got The Message – Deliver all 30 cars ordered through text message. [20]

Brucie will later on (after the mission "Smackdown") introduce you to a friend
of him, Stevie. Stevie wants 30 special cars to be delivered to his garage, so
Niko steps up for the job. These missions are harder than Brucie’s ones because
you only get a text message showing a picture of the car he wants, but you are
not given the exact location, just an area to search on. Go to that area and
search for the car, then bring it back to Stevie’s garage in Bohan. Try not to
damage the cars, he pays really well if they are in good condition. Once you
have delivered the car he wants, wait 6 ingame hours so he can text you the
next one. After you deliver the 30th vehicle, you get the achievement. If you
don’t want to bother searching for the cars, use the link below to see where
they are:

-> http://www.gta4.net/map/?z=1&c=theft



You Won! – Complete the final mission. [60]

The final of GTA IV consists of 6 different missions, 3 belonging to one final
(Deal) and another 3 belonging to another final (Revenge). The decision will be
available after the mission "One Last Thing". Once you beat the game, the
achievement will unlock. This walkthrough will be useful if you need help to
complete the mission:

-> http://www.gta4.net/missions/chapter-four.php?vo=45#one-last-thing



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5.2. MULTIPLAYER ACHIEVEMENTS [10] = 140 (G) ~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

These achievements are only obtained by playing online with other people. Only
RANKED MATCHES count for these achievements. Player matches don't unlock
achievements and don't make you level up.



Auf Wiedersehen Petrovic – Win all ranked multiplayer variations, all races and
                           "Cops 'n Crooks" as both sides. [30]

We start with the most difficult achievement in the whole game. To get this one
you must win all game modes in ranked matches once. It is a good idea to keep
an eye on the leaderboards, because sometimes you can win a race, for example,
but the leaderboards won’t update it. Create a checklist to help you keep
tracking of what you actually won so far. Here is a "rough" checklist for you:


ONE MAN ARMY MATCHES:

- Car Jack City --------- [ ]
- Deathmatch ------------ [ ]
- Mafyia Work ----------- [ ]
- GTA Race (all races) -- [ ]
- Race (all races) ------ [ ]


TEAM MATCHES:

- Cops 'n Crooks -------- [ ]
- Team Car Jack City ---- [ ]
- Team Mafyia Work ------ [ ]
- Team Deathmatch ------- [ ]
- Turf War -------------- [ ]


CO-OP MISSIONS:

- Bomb da Base II ------- [ ]
- Deal Breaker ---------- [ ]
- Hangman's N.O.O.S.E. -- [ ]


NOTE 1: On Cops 'n Crooks you must win, in one of the modes and on the same
round, as a cop and as a crook.

NOTE 2: In total there are 112 races that you must win to get this achievement.
However, in the PC version there are 2 extra road races in Race and GTA Race,
so that makes a total of 4 extra races. You can still get this achievement by
doing only 54 races on each mode (Race and GTA Race).



Cut Your Teeth – Earn a personal rank promotion in multiplayer. [5]

We go from the hardest achievement to probably one of the easiest. Once you get
into the online mode, your rank will obviously be a nice zero. You only need
$1000 to level up, so any ranked match that you win will probably give you
enough money to level up and get the achievement.



Join the Midnight Club – Win a ranked multiplayer race without damaging your
                         vehicle too much and with damage enabled. [10]

You can get this achievement by winning a race without damaging your vehicle.
Try to avoid all other players and hazards on the road. A good way to get this
one is playing a race with few players. Some scratches are ok, but something
more serious than that and you won't get the achievement. Just be sure that
damage is enabled and you finish in 1st place.



Let Sleeping Rockstars Lie – Kill a Rockstar developer in a ranked multiplayer
                             match. [10]

Pretty self-explanatory. But you might be wondering "how am I going to kill a
Rockstar developer online?" Don’t worry because this is called a "viral
achievement". You just need to kill someone that has this achievement to get it
too. Right now almost every player online will have it, so just keep playing
(and killing other players) to get it. Don't be amazed if you get it the first
time you kill someone online.



Taking It For The Team – Be on the winning team in all ranked multiplayer
                         team games. [10]

To get this one You just need to win all the team matches available. You don't
need to do everything on the same game session, nor you need to be the best
player on your team. You just need to be on the winning team. Once you have won
them all you get the achievement. The team matches are:

- Cops 'n Crooks ------ [ ]
- Team Car Jack City -- [ ]
- Team Mafyia Work ---- [ ]
- Team Deathmatch ----- [ ]
- Turf War ------------ [ ]



Teamplayer – Kill 5 players who are not in your team, in any ranked multiplayer
             team match. [10]

A self-explanatory achievement. A team deatchmatch is the best to get this one.
You will be able to kill 5 enemies quickly before the match is over, so getting
this achievement is a piece of cake.



Top of the Food Chain – Kill 20 players with a pistol in a ranked multiplayer
                        deathmatch. [10]

This one is a bit harder. The best way to do it is entering a deathmatch that
has only pistols available. If you can’t find one like this, be prepared for
some deaths until you get the achievement. Pistols are not the best weapon for
deathmatches, especially when all the players are using AKs, RPGs or SMGs to
kill you. Just keep trying to kill them with a pistol (either the normal pistol
or the Desert Eagle) enough times. You can kill whoever you wish, you do not
need to kill 20 different players, just perform 20 kills with a pistol in the
same match.



Top the Midnight Club – Come first in 20 different ranked standard multiplayer
                        races. [20]

Pretty self-explanatory. Win 20 different ranked standard races (not GTA races)
and the achievement is yours. Free Races and Cannonball Runs don't count for
this one, so just stick to the road races (22), boat races (4) and helicopter
races (10). You can use all the time you want, you don’t need to win all these
races in the same game session. Once you win your 20th different race, the
achievement is yours.



Wanted – Achieve the highest personal rank in multiplayer. [20]

You can level up on the game by gaining money, and you can gain money on every
kind of ranked match. To get to the top, which is rank 10, you will need to get
the amount of $5 million (5000000). The quickest way to level up is to play the
co-op missions, as each one gives you $4500 just for winning (hard difficulty).
Since you get $100 for each enemy you kill, you can easily reach the amount of
$7000 or more on each mission. Just play a lot and be sure to pick up all the
money you can.



----------------------
5.2.1 Fly The Co-op --
----------------------

Fly The Co-op – Beat our time in ranked versions of "Deal Breaker",
                "Hangman's NOOSE" and "Bomb da Base II". [15]

This is the achievement that most people want, or at least it seems so. There
are 3 co-op missions that Rockstar prepared for us, and they have also set a
record for each that you must beat in order to get this achievement.


First of all, and this applies to all the co-op missions, play with people that
you already know. It's really hard to beat the records if you keep playing with
randoms. You should create a team, so to speak. Start doing these missions as
Player Matches, so that way you can invite whoever you want and block all the
other players from entering without being invited. This way you can practice
all the missions without problems with your team mates. You cannot invite your
friends in Ranked Matches, so that's why I say to play in Player Matches first.

There are various strategies online, but I will only post here the ones I used.
Be aware that nothing that you read or see or listen will help you get this
achievement if you don't practice. You need to play these missions with your
team to actually know how to do it. Having an organized team, where everyone
knows exactly what to do, is vital. Also it would be a good idea to set the
settings properly. Most players don't even notice them, but I would suggest
something like this:

- Difficulty set to EASY
- Friendly fire set to OFF
- Cars set to PARKED
- Peds set to OFF
- Weather set to CLEAR
- Time of day set to MIDDAY


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Bomb da Base II (5 minutes and 32 seconds):
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I suggest a team of 4 players for this one. You will start in Algonquin with
two cars near you. Two players should enter in each car, then drive to a
van full of explosives (this van will be marked on the map and it can spawn in
3 different locations). To beat the record you need the nearest location, which
will be at the beginning of a bridge, near where you start. It is possible
to beat the record even if the van spawns at the farthest location, but you
will need a very good team to do so.

This van will have two Jeeps near it, each with 2 armed guys inside that will
shoot you. Kill them quickly and then kill the guys that will appear on the
back of the truck. While the back doors are open, hit the small windows inside,
so that way you can kill both the driver and the passenger. This allows the
truck to stop, so you can quickly steal it. Only one player must enter the
truck to drive it. Go to the location. A cut-scene will trigger and now it is
time to fly. Be sure that only one player tries to be the pilot... you don’t
want 4 players going in circles around the chopper trying to enter. Once
everyone is on, quickly fly trough the buildings to the Platypus boat, in
Broker. Fly as lower as you can between the buildings. Don't take the chopper
too high, that will only slow you down.

Land on the back of the ship, then all but the pilot must get out.
Start shooting all the enemies. Be careful because there are lots of them
inside the boat. Once you are in you will have a stair going up and one going
down. All the three players that left the chopper must go down. While that the
player on the chopper will use it to land on top of the ship. Once there kill
the enemies and plant the first bomb (the spot is marked with a yellow marker).
The players that are going down must also kill the enemies and plant the other
bomb. After both bombs are planted, get out of the ship, either jumping to the
sea or jumping to the docks. If done correctly you will do this in less
than 5:34.

-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nQww0cwX6w


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Deal Breaker (7 minutes and 4 seconds):
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

For this mission I recommend 2 players. You will spawn in Pegorino’s house,
Alderney. There are two Schafter cars inside the garage and sometimes a
Cognoscenti outside. One of the players must drive one of the cars to the
location marked on the map. This player must enter the highway near the
hospital. Don't follow the GPS route, it will take more time. Once you get on
the highway, as you approach the location, there will be a corner with a jump.
If you go at full speed and jump you will end almost in front of the place
where you need to go. Check the following image to see the route:

-> http://img140.imageshack.us/i/dealbreakercar.jpg/

While that, the other player must drive the other car to a mansion near where
you start. Usually there is a chopper there (if it isn’t you must restart the
mission because you need that chopper to beat the record). This player must
quickly fly to the location marked on the map. If done correctly, both players
will arrive at the same time. Check the following image to see where the
helicopter is:

-> http://img140.imageshack.us/i/dealbreakerchopper.jpg/

Once there you will have a 7 floor structure full of gang members. The player
with the chopper must land on top and quickly kill the 4 enemies there
(don't crash the chopper, you will need it later). While the chopper player
works his way down, the car player works his way up. Make sure that you kill
every enemy on each floor and that you collect their money. It is very
important that you leave no one alive and no money when you clean each floor,
otherwise the other part of the mission won’t be triggered. The money is marked
on the map with a green icon, and only one gang member drops money per floor.
If the building is cleared at the 3:30 mark, you are doing great.

Once all the enemies are dead, the mission will trigger another sequence: some
enemies are going away from the location, either by road or by sea. This is
where I explain why you only want 2 players for this one.

- If there are 2 players, only 1 group of enemies will go away, making them
  easier and quicker to catch.

- If there are 3 players, 2 groups of enemies will try to escape.

- If there are 4 players, 3 groups of enemies will try to escape.

So, assuming that you are playing with another mate, once all of the enemies
are dead, you will see some escaping. If they are on the boat just let them be
close enough to the coast and kill them. Aim for the driver first, and don’t
miss. If they are going by road just get one car or a bike from the entrance
(the bike is better) and go after them. Only one player must do this, though.
The other player must quickly return to the top and get the helicopter back.
Follow your mate and once he is done with the enemies let him enter the chopper
and quickly fly back to Pegorino’s house. Crash land and enter the garage to
finish the mission.

-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCAKTs8oyCk


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Hangman's N.O.O.S.E. (2 minutes and 32 seconds):
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This mission starts on the airport. I recommend 3 players for this one,
although 2 is a good number too. Just don’t do it with 4.

You'll start outside Petrovic's jet, with a bunch of NOOSE officers shooting at
you. They will keep spawning, so you must be careful and keep killing them.
Petrovic won't get out until you kill at least 15 of them. While you do this,
one player must grab one of the SWAT vans parked there. Bring the van to
Petrovic's jet and when he gets out, call your friends back. All must get into
the van. The driver must drive to the heliports at the end of the airport. Park
the van, enter the chopper and fly to the spot marked on the map. Don't do a
nice landing, just crash land right on the mark to end the mission. If done
correctly, you can do it under 2:32.

Why you only want 2 or 3 players? Simply because both the van and the chopper
can only transport 4 people, so if you are 4 players, one of them must use a
second van and chopper, something that will slow you down.Don't forget that
Petrovic also counts.

-> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_mpG7it-Mc



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6. CONCLUSION /
==============

This is the end of the guide. I hope you had enjoyed reading it and I hope it
will help you get some achievements. It was a pleasure to write it. Check the
section below in case you need to contact me.

Thank you for reading.



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7. CONTACT DETAILS /
===================

Feel free to contact me (hydro_pt@hotmail.com) in any of the situations below:


- If you see any fault of any kind (incorrect or incomplete information,
  spelling/grammar mistakes or other), please let me now so I can fix it.

- If you want to contribute with useful information to improve the guide, don't
  hesitate in doing so. Full credit will be given to you if your contribution
  is accepted (don't forget to include a real name or alias so I can properly
  credit you). I will inform you if your contribution is accepted or not.

- If you want to host this guide on your site/blog or other place, please ask
  me for permission first.

- Last but not least, if you have any doubts about a certain achievement, you
  can also contact me. I promise to answer as soon as possible.


I only accept emails written in English or Portuguese. All emails that are not
written in one of these two languages WILL NOT be answered. Also do not forget
to include something like "GTA Achievements Guide" in the subject, or it might
be recognized as spam, and therefore I might not read it. Thank you.


Hydro_PT



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8. CREDITS /
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- GTA4.net staff for all the pages with important information, such as the map,
  mission walkthroughs, list of achievements, etc.

- GTA Wiki members for the precious information on various subjects, such as
  the cars, info on random characters, story missions, etc.

- 007craft for the tutorial videos on YouTube.

- Street Mix and Captain_Obvis456 for the info relative to the achievement
  "Auf Wiedersehen Petrovic".

- something_else for the tips relative to the achievement "Chain Reaction".

- Spuds725 for the tips relative to the achievement "Finish Him".

- Christopher for the tips relative to the achievement "Walk Free".

- Patrick Lynch for the tips relative to the achievement "One Man Army".

- Dan Spevack for the tips relative to the achievement "Liberty City (5)".

- VBProject and LB95DK for helping me getting the achievement "Fly the Co-op".

- Roland1905, ciZco85 and alex13is for being a great team.


## If I forgot someone, please forgive me and contact me to add you. ##



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