Red Faction: Armageddon

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ



  • Completion bonuses

    Successfully complete the game to unlock Mr. Toots, the "Cheats" menu, and New Game+ mode.

  • Cheats

    The indicated cheats can be purchased for the listed price once the "Cheats" menu has been unlocked:

    Unlimited Ammo

      Singularity Cannon: 5,000
      Pulse Grenade: 5,000
      XNG-5000: 5,000
      Nano Rifle: 5,000
      Banshees: 5,000
      Arc Welder: 5,000
      Charge Launcher: 5,000
      Plasma Beam/Mr. Toots: 5,000
      Plasma Cannon: 5,000
      Assault Rifle: 5,000
      Rail Driver: 5,000
      Rocket Launcher: 5,000
      Shotgun: 5,000
      Pistols: 5,000

    Weapon Unlocks

      Napalm Laser: 10,000
      Convergence Laser: 8,000
      L.E.O. Rocket Launcher: 8,000
      L.E.O. Machine Gun: 6,000
      Lava Barge Turret: 6,000

    Visual Modes

      Sketch Mode: 10,000
      Night Vision Mode: 8,000


      Instant Nano Forge: 10,000
      Super Melee: 8,000

  • Easy "Haymaker" achievement

    After unlocking the Impact and partially upgrading it, go to a level where there are a lot of Creepers. When they all swarm around you, shoot them with the Impact. It should kill them all, and you will get the "Haymaker" achievement.

  • Steam achievements

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding achievement. To view your achievements and stats in Steam, select "Community", "My profile", "View all my games", then the game and view stats.

      A Taste of their Own: Eliminate 10 enemies using one of their own turrets. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Air Superiority: Clear a safe path to the Terraformer for Hale. (Path to War DLC Only).
      All For One, One For All: Finish a 4 player Infestation game beyond wave 9 without anyone bleeding out.
      Armored Cavalry: Rescue the pinned-down Red Faction soldiers. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Back At Ya!: Make an enemy kill themselves while shooting at your Shell.
      Bird of Prey: Allow no Red Faction to survive your attacks on their mountain base. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Boom Goes The Dynamite: Kill 2 other enemies with a single exploding Berserker.
      Breathe Easy: Put an end to the threat, once and for all.
      Bug Hunt: Finish at least one wave on each map in Infestation.
      Catch!: Use the Magnet Gun to fling debris BACK at a Tentacle.
      Cheater!: Buy a Cheat.
      Chronicler: Listen to 40 Audio Logs.
      Commando: Finish waves 1 through 20 on any map in Infestation.
      Crack Shot: Kill a Wraith before it re-stealths.
      Crusader: Kill 175 enemies while in the L.E.O. exoskeleton.
      Exterminator: Destroy 100 Pods while piloting the Mantis.
      Family Business: Defeat the Mantis.
      Field Surgeon: Perform revival 25 times in infestation.
      Full of Malice: Kill Mallus. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Haymaker: Kill 5 enemies in one shot with Impact.
      Hit 'N Run: Kill an enemy by ramming them with the Inferno GX.
      Hold Still: Kill 6 enemies in one use of Shockwave.
      Honorary Mason: Finish waves 1 through 30 on any map in Infestation.
      I Need A Nap: Finish the Single Player game on Insane Difficulty.
      I'm All You've Got: Defend the Red Faction.
      In. The. Face!: Kill one of each enemy type with the Maul.
      It's All In The Wrist: Send an enemy at least 30 meters with Impact.
      Knock, Knock: Open up the secret entrance.
      Liftoff: Send an enemy at least 50 meters with the Magnet Gun.
      Lock And Load: Keep Berserk active for at least 21 seconds in one use.
      Losses: Make it through to the lair.
      Martian Can Opener: Buy every Upgrade.
      Martian Drive-By: Kill 100 enemies while in the marauder scout walker.
      Martian Matchmaker: Fire an enemy into another enemy with the Magnet Gun.
      Money Well Spent: Buy out any one Upgrade ring.
      Must Go Faster: Travel to the Marauder homelands.
      Nanergy!: Gather 25,000 total salvage.
      Nuke It from Orbit: Wipe out the Cultist military camp. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Old Friends, Older Enemies: Safely escort Winters through the depths.
      One Big, Ugly Motha...: Defeat the source of it all.
      Ooooh Yeah!: Kill 5 enemies with one L.E.O. shoulder bash.
      Plan B: Find out how to reach the lair.
      Salvager: Find 200 piles of salvage.
      Secrets Long Buried: Remove the Seal.
      Soldier: Finish waves 1 through 10 on any map in Infestation.
      Stick Around: Get 20 kills with the Sharpshooter. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Survival Of The Fittest: Make it to the surface.
      Swath of Destruction: Reunite Sgt. Winters with the Red Faction. (Path to War DLC Only)
      That Coulda Gone Better: Finish the Single Player game on Hard Difficulty.
      Things Fall Apart: Destroy the Water Filtration Plant.
      Triple Threat: End the three-way battle between yourself, the aliens, and the Cultists. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Unto The Breach: Gain entry into the Terraformer.
      Vanguard: Escort the convoy.
      We're Not Alone: Make it back to civilization.
      Weather The Storm: Destroy the Jamming Devices.
      What Is Best In Life?: Perform melee finishers on 25 Creepers (single player only).
      Wrecking Ball: Get 20 kills with the Shard Cannon. (Path to War DLC Only)
      Zero G War: Kill 50 Shockwaved enemies before they hit the ground.

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