Forza Horizon 5 achievements guide

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Looking to increase your Gamerscore while playing Forza Horizon 5? There are plenty of achievements to collect in Mexico. Let's take a look at the full list.

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Some of them are very quick and easy!

Collecting achievements

About a third of the Forza Horizon 5 achievements will be completed just by playing through the game until you reach the Hall of Fame. Make sure you do all of the showcases and stories and you'll be well on your way! But some of them are a little more obscure. There's no way you'll get every achievement without checking the list.

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Collecting all the boards sounds simple enough, but you'll need to check the season

Some of these achievements need to be completed in specific seasons. We've investigated and will talk you through the trickier ones!

Tricky to earn achievements

You might have spotted that there's a bonus board on top of the temple next to the Sierra Verde Dam. We believe you can only reach this during the Spring season. Get this one as soon as possible, or you'll be waiting weeks for another opportunity to get the Complete Collection achievement!

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It looks like the Temple of Quechula is only accessible in Spring

It's a similar story with dust storms in the desert area. If you want to get the Dust in the Lens achievement quickly, you'll need to do so during Spring, or alternatively create a blueprint event in that area with the correct weather. For this one you need to take a photo featuring both the Gran Telescopio and a dust storm.

The butterflies at Hotel Mirador Balderrama probably won't appear every season either, so if you're in the area at dawn make sure to snap some shots. The butterflies are very hard to spot but personally, I picked up this achievement inadvertently doing some photography in the area.

If you haven't yet unlocked all fourteen barn finds, read our guide to those and you'll soon have this achievement completed.

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Full list of Forza Horizon 5 achievements

Achievement Name Description Gamerscore
Welcome to MéxicoArrive at Horizon Festival México10
Race into ActionComplete any Horizon Race Event10
AdaptableComplete the On a Wing and a Prayer Showcase Event10
IcebreakerParticipate in a Horizon Arcade Event10
Mi CasaUnlock the first Player House10
First LovePurchase your first car from the Autoshow10
This Is The WayStart a new chapter of the Horizon Adventure20
Viva Horizon!Unlock your first Horizon Finale Event30
Putting on a ShowWin every Showcase Event20
AWDysseyBuild the Horizon Wilds Outpost10
Ask Any Racer, Any Real RacerBuild the Horizon Street Scene Outpost10
Far from the Mudding CrowdBuild the Horizon Apex Outpost10
There’s Always Money in the Baja StandBuild the Horizon Baja Outpost10
Adrenaline RushBuild the Horizon Rush Outpost10
Hall of FamerReach the Horizon Hall of Fame50
How to Race Friends and Influence PeopleEarn 3 stars in the 'Tristan' Chapter of the 'Born Fast' Horizon Story10
Cover to CoverEarn 3 stars on all chapters in a single Horizon Story20
Tourist AttractionComplete your first Horizon Tour Race Event10
Show Me Your Moves!Play any EventLab Event created by another player10
Good CarmaGive another player some Kudos to show your appreciation10
Album CoverTake a photo of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG ONE for Horizon Promo10
Fit to PrintTake 50 photos of Legendary cars for Horizon Promo30
A Forza Edition to my CollectionEarn a Forza Edition car from a Wheelspin or Super Wheelspin10
Manufacturer Affinity Earn a Manufacturer Bonus10
You Could Say I'm a FanEarn a Manufacturer Bonus for a collection of 25 or more cars 30
An Item Of Extreme ValueDiscover and photograph the Golden Tlaloc Totem10
No Stone UnturnedComplete your first Expedition30
Chicken DinnerWin your first game of The Eliminator30
JackpotFully complete a run of Super720
Seasoned VeteranComplete a Festival Playlist activity in every season50
Racing and Pacing and Plotting the CourseWin 80 different Race Events in México50
Unbeatable TriumphWin 6 different Race Events against Unbeatable Drivatars30
Living LegendEarn 300 stars from PR Stunts in México50
I Have the High Ground Win 3 Rivals Events in 3 different PI Classes while driving the same car30
Unlimited Prowess!Complete Round Three in all 5 Themes of Horizon Arcade20
Ride and Seek Discover and drive every road in México20
Min, Meet MaxComplete all Events in a Festival Playlist Series20
Better Than New Restore 14 Barn Finds in México20
Complete CollectionFind and smash all 250 Bonus Boards in México30
Ford of the Wings Earn 3 Stars at the Eagle's Perch Danger Sign in a Ford Supervan 320
Mogul Purchase all 7 Player Houses30
Long GoneWin the Goliath Race Event20
Gotta Smash 'Em AllComplete 5 Seasonal Smashable Challenges10
Cactus Makes PerfectSmash 500 cacti during México's Wet Season 10
A Royal AffairAt sunrise, take a photo of your car with some monarch butterflies at Hotel Mirador Balderrama10
Dust in the LensTake a photo featuring the Gran Telescopio and a dust storm10
Stunning PhotographyTake a photo during a tropical storm10
A Heart of GoldSend another player a Gift Drop10
Water PerformanceEarn 3 stars at the Puerta Pétrea and La Marisma Trailblazers within 2 minutes20
You're the ChampionWin any Event in Horizon Open10
Treasure HunterFind all Treasure Chests in a Festival Playlist Series20
Front RunnerFinish 5 Horizon Tour Race Events ahead of all Drivatars20
New TuneFind a place to install the Horizon Pulse Radio Beacon10