War Thunder: Achievements, Cheats, Tips & Tricks

    Developer Gaijin Entertainment’s popular massively multiplayer online (MMO) World War 2 themed title, War Thunder puts players in team based battles that not only feature tanks but also allow players to take to the skies with some old-school dog-fighting. The title has featured virtual reality (VR) support for sometime as various development kits have been released. There are 40 Steam Achievements to unlock and VRFocus has the full list below.  

    War Thunder supports both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive head-mounted displays (HMDs), and recently Gaijin Entertainment released a new update adding more tanks planes, updated vehicle models and much more.

    Full Achievement List:


    Vengeful Spirit

    Destroy a player’s vehicle while being dead


    Element of Surprise

    Capture an enemy strategic point with hostile team players in direct vision


    Treasure Hunter

    Open 10 chests



    Destroy 2 players’ vehicles while your vehicle’s on fire



    Destroy 30 players’ vehicles by setting them afire


    Accurate Fire

    Get ‘Triple Strike’



    Get ‘Eye for an Eye’ 5 times


    Fully Modified

    Purchase 50 modifications


    Speed up!

    Activate 10 boosters


    King of the Hill

    Destroy in one battle 5 players’ vehicles while standing on the strategic point captured by your team



    Get ‘Avenger’ 5 times


    At one blow

    Destroy 5 targets within 1 second



    Get ‘Shadow Strike’ 100 times


    German Collection

    Order 50 German vehicles



    Get ‘Intelligence’ 10 times


    Dead Weight

    Destroy a player’s vehicle which is tied to other player’s vehicle by a cable


    Soviet Collection

    Order 50 Soviet vehicles


    Rank 2

    Win 100 battles using vehicles of rank 2


    Rank 3

    Win 100 battles using vehicles of rank 3


    Arcade 1000

    Destroy 1000 players’ vehicles in arcade battles


    US Collection

    Order 50 US vehicles


    Rank 1

    Win 100 battles using vehicles of rank 1


    Rank 4

    Win 100 battles using vehicles of rank 4



    Land on an aircraft carrier



    Destroy 5 players’ vehicles at the distance of 1.5 kms or more


    Street Brawler

    Destroy 2 players’ vehicles within 30 seconds from a distance of 10 meters or less


    Realistic 500

    Destroy 500 players’ vehicles in realistic battles


    British Collection

    Order 50 British vehicles


    Rank 5

    Win 100 battles using vehicles of rank 5


    But… how?!

    Shoot down a plane with tank cannon in simulator mode



    Get ‘Hero of the sky’ 10 times


    Air Support

    Get ‘According to Intelligence’ 10 times



    Get ‘Wing Breaker’ 10 times



    Get ‘Heavy Metal Hero’ 10 times



    Get ‘Mission Maker’ 10 times



    Get ‘Thunderer’ 10 times


    Japanese Collection

    Order 50 Japanese vehicles



    Sink 5 aircraft carriers


    True 100

    Destroy 100 players’ vehicles in simulator battles


    True and Fable

    Win 50 single missions