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Forza Horizon 5 achievements guide

How to get all 53 achievements

Two cars drift in Forza Horizon 5 Image: Microsoft

In this Forza Horizon 5 achievements guide, we’ll show you how to get all 53 achievements so you can add 1,000 points to your Gamerscore. All the achievements in this guide cover story milestones, gameplay accomplishments, and recognition for completion.


Table of contents


Story achievements

  • Welcome to Mexico — Arrive at the Horizon Festival Mexico site
  • Mi Casa — Unlock the first Player House
  • This Is The Way — Start a new chapter of the Horizon Adventure
  • Viva Horizon! — Unlock your first Horizon Finale Event
  • AWDyssey — Build the Horizon Wilds outpost
  • Ask Any Racer, Any Real Racer — Build the Horizon Street Scene outpost
  • Far from the Mudding Crown — Build the Horizon Apex outpost
  • There’s Always Money in the Baja Stand — Build the Horizon Baja outpost
  • Adrenaline Rush — Build the Horizon Rush outpost
  • How to Race Friends and Influence People — Earn 3 stars in the ‘Tristan’ Chapter of the ‘Born Fast’ Horizon Story
  • An Item of Extreme Value — Discover and photograph the Golden Chaac Totem
  • New Tune — Find a place to install the Horizon Pulse Radio Beacon

Gameplay achievements

  • Icebreaker — Participate in a Horizon Arcade event
  • First Love — Purchase your first car from the Autoshow
  • Hall of Famer — Reach the Horizon Hall of Fame
  • Show Me Your Moves! — Play any EventLab Event created by another player
  • Good Carma — Give another player some Kudos to show your appreciation
  • Album Cover — Take a photo of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG One for Horizon Promo
  • Fit to Print — Take photos of 200 different cars for Horizon Promo
  • A Forza Edition to my Collection — Earn a Forza Edition car from a Wheelspin or Super Wheelspin
  • Manufacturer Affinity — Earn a Manufacturer Bonus
  • You Could Say I’m a Fan — Earn a Manufacturer Bonus for a collection of 25 or more cars
  • Chicken Dinner — Win your first game of The Eliminator
  • Racing and Pacing and Plotting the Course — Win 80 different Race Events in Mexico
  • Unbeatable Triumph — Win 6 different Race Events against Unbeatable Drivatars
  • Living Legend — Earn 294 stars from PR Stunts in Mexico
  • I Have The High Ground — Win 3 Rivals Events in 3 different PI Classes while driving the same car
  • Better Than New — Restore 14 Barn Finds in Mexico
  • Ford of the Wings — Earn 3 Stars at the Eagle’s Perch Danger Sign in a Ford Supervan 3
  • Long Gone — Win the Goliath Race Event
  • Gotta Smash ‘Em All — Complete 5 Seasonal Smashables Challenges
  • Cactus Makes Perfect — Smash 500 cacti during Wet Season
  • A Royal Affair — At sunrise, take a photo of your car with some monarch butterflies at Hotel Mirador Balderrama
  • Dust in the Lens — Take a photo featuring the Gran Telescopio and a dust storm
  • Stunning Photography — Take a photo during a tropical storm
  • A Heart of Gold — Send another player a Gift Drop
  • Water Performance — Earn 3 stars at the Puerta Pétrea and La Marisma Trailblazers within 2 minutes
  • You’re the Champion — Win any event in Horizon Open
  • Front Runner — Finish 5 Horizon Tour Race Events ahead of all Drivatars

Completion achievements

  • Race into Action — Complete any Horizon Race Event
  • Adaptable — Complete the On a Wing and a Prayer Showcase Event
  • Putting on a Show — Win every Showcase Event
  • Cover to Cover — Earn 3 stars on all chapters in a single Horizon Story
  • Tourist Attraction — Complete your first Horizon Tour Race Event
  • No Stone Unturned — Complete your first Expedition
  • Jackpot — Fully complete a run of Super7
  • Seasoned Veteran — Complete a Festival Playlist activity in every season
  • Unlimited Prowess! — Complete Round Three in all 5 Themes of Horizon Arcade
  • Ride and Seek — Discover and drive every road in Mexico
  • Min, Meet Max — Complete all Seasonal Championships in a Festival Playlist Series
  • Complete Collection — Find and smash all 250 Bonus Boards in Mexico
  • Mogul — Purchase all 7 Player Houses
  • Treasure Hunter — Find all of the Treasure Chests in a Series