Vanquish Cheats & Codes

Unlock Trial Mode

Defeat the game on Normal Mode to unlock Trial Mode.

Vanquish Unlockables & Awards


  • Helloooo, Nurse : Revive a friendly troop.
  • Home Run : Destroy an incoming missile or grenade.
  • Home Run God : Destroy ten incoming missiles or grenades.
  • One Day at DARPA : Complete all DARPA training exercises.
  • Fight or Flight : Manually trigger AR Mode and destroy an enemy robot.
  • Robots Tend to Blow Up : Destroy three enemy robots at once with one hand grenade.
  • Gun Runner : Scan and acquire all weapons.
  • Space Normandy : Complete Act 1.
  • Going in for the Kill : Destroy ten enemy robots with melee attacks.
  • That Ended Up Working Out Nicely : After taking control of the enemy transport in Act 2-2, do not let a single enemy escape.
  • Death Wish : Destroy three enemy robots while in damage-triggered AR Mode.
  • Trick Shot : Destroy three enemy robots at once with rocket launcher splash damage.
  • Storming Grand Hill : Complete Act 2.
  • Short Circuit : Destroy ten enemy robots that have been disabled with an EMP emitter.
  • Two Birds with One Stone : Destroy two or more enemy robots at once with the LFE gun.
  • Romanov This! : Destroy a Romanov with a melee attack.
  • Knight in Shining White Armor : Revive 20 friendly troops.
  • King of the Hill : Level a weapon up to maximum operational capability.
  • 40 Yard Dash : Maintain a Boost dash to the limit of the ARS reactor without overheating.
  • I Don't Speak Kreon! : Complete Act 3.
  • Adrenaline Rush : Manually trigger AR Mode and destroy three enemy robots in a row.
  • My Way : Complete Act 4.
  • End to Major Combat Operations : Complete Act 5.
  • Piece by Piece : Destroy the arms, head, and back of an KNRB-0 Argus robot.
  • Survivor : Complete all Acts.
  • Brutality Bonus : Destroy a Romanov's arms and legs, then finish it with a melee attack.
  • Hole-in-One : Destroy a Chicane with a hand grenade.
  • Fisher is the Other Sam : Proceed on the monorail in Act 3-4 without being spotted by the enemy troops or searchlights.
  • Civil Disobedience : Ignore the elevator start order in Act 4-1. Instead, hold position and destroy all reinforcements.
  • Hurry the #@$% Up! : Destroy five or more enemy transports from atop the Kreon in Act 3-7.
  • Auld Lang Syne : Destroy two enemy robots who have been distracted by a cigarette.
  • Guardian : Do not allow any friendly armor to be destroyed during Act 3-5.
  • Flash! King of the Impossible : Destroy four enemies simultaneously with the Lock-on Laser.
  • Operation Overlord II : Complete Act 1 on Hard difficulty or above.
  • The Hand of God : Destroy two Romanovs in a row using only melee attacks.
  • Leibniz Defense Agency : Defend the Pangloss statue in Act 3-2.
  • Buzzard Beater : Destroy the Buzzard without allowing it to reach ground level in Act 5-1.
  • Cry on, Kreon! : Complete Act 3 on Hard difficulty or above.
  • Failure Breeds Success : Destroy two Argus robots in Act 2-3 while they are in bipedal mode.
  • Tightrope Walker : Destroy two cannons in Act 3-3 and complete the mission.
  • The High Way : Complete Act 4 on Hard difficulty or above.
  • A Heartbreaker and Lifetaker : Destroy 100 enemy robots with melee attacks.
  • Ain't Life Grand? : Complete Act 2 on Hard difficulty or above.
  • Mission Accomplished : Complete Act 5 on Hard difficulty or above.
  • ARS Operator : Complete all Acts on Hard difficulty or above.
  • Flyswatter : Destroy all the floating turrets in Act 3-4.
  • Smoke 'em if ya got 'em! : Destroy 10 enemies distracted by cigarettes during one mission.
  • Living Legend : Complete the game without dying, regardless of difficulty level.
  • The Best of All Possible Worlds : Find and fire upon all of the Pangloss statues hidden on the colony.
  • Tactical Challenger : Complete all of the Tactical Challenges in VANQUISH.
  • Unlockable Challenges

    At the end of each of the 6 acts, you get a challenge. Challenge 1 after you complete Act 1, Challenge 2 after you complete Act 2, etc.

    Unlock God Hard Mode

    Defeat the game on any difficulty to unlock God Hard Mode.

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