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Forza Horizon 5 achievements guide


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.

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.

Full list of Forza Horizon 5 achievements

Achievement Name
Description
Gamerscore
Welcome to México
Arrive at Horizon Festival México
10
Race into Action
Complete any Horizon Race Event
10
Adaptable
Complete the On a Wing and a Prayer Showcase Event
10
Icebreaker
Participate in a Horizon Arcade Event
10
Mi Casa
Unlock the first Player House
10
First Love
Purchase your first car from the Autoshow
10
This Is The Way
Start a new chapter of the Horizon Adventure
20
Viva Horizon!
Unlock your first Horizon Finale Event
30
Putting on a Show
Win every Showcase Event
20
AWDyssey
Build the Horizon Wilds Outpost
10
Ask Any Racer, Any Real Racer
Build the Horizon Street Scene Outpost
10
Far from the Mudding Crowd
Build the Horizon Apex Outpost
10
There’s Always Money in the Baja Stand
Build the Horizon Baja Outpost
10
Adrenaline Rush
Build the Horizon Rush Outpost
10
Hall of Famer
Reach the Horizon Hall of Fame
50
How to Race Friends and Influence People
Earn 3 stars in the 'Tristan' Chapter of the 'Born Fast' Horizon Story
10
Cover to Cover
Earn 3 stars on all chapters in a single Horizon Story
20
Tourist Attraction
Complete your first Horizon Tour Race Event
10
Show Me Your Moves!
Play any EventLab Event created by another player
10
Good Carma
Give another player some Kudos to show your appreciation
10
Album Cover
Take a photo of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG ONE for Horizon Promo
10
Fit to Print
Take 50 photos of Legendary cars for Horizon Promo
30
A Forza Edition to my Collection
Earn a Forza Edition car from a Wheelspin or Super Wheelspin
10
Manufacturer Affinity 
Earn a Manufacturer Bonus
10
You Could Say I'm a Fan
Earn a Manufacturer Bonus for a collection of 25 or more cars 
30
An Item Of Extreme Value
Discover and photograph the Golden Tlaloc Totem
10
No Stone Unturned
Complete your first Expedition
30
Chicken Dinner
Win your first game of The Eliminator
30
Jackpot
Fully complete a run of Super7
20
Seasoned Veteran
Complete a Festival Playlist activity in every season
50
Racing and Pacing and Plotting the Course
Win 80 different Race Events in México
50
Unbeatable Triumph
Win 6 different Race Events against Unbeatable Drivatars
30
Living Legend
Earn 300 stars from PR Stunts in México
50
I Have the High Ground 
Win 3 Rivals Events in 3 different PI Classes while driving the same car
30
Unlimited Prowess!
Complete Round Three in all 5 Themes of Horizon Arcade
20
Ride and Seek 
Discover and drive every road in México
20
Min, Meet Max
Complete all Events in a Festival Playlist Series
20
Better Than New 
Restore 14 Barn Finds in México
20
Complete Collection
Find and smash all 250 Bonus Boards in México
30
Ford of the Wings 
Earn 3 Stars at the Eagle's Perch Danger Sign in a Ford Supervan 3
20
Mogul 
Purchase all 7 Player Houses
30
Long Gone
Win the Goliath Race Event
20
Gotta Smash 'Em All
Complete 5 Seasonal Smashable Challenges
10
Cactus Makes Perfect
Smash 500 cacti during México's Wet Season 
10
A Royal Affair
At sunrise, take a photo of your car with some monarch butterflies at Hotel Mirador Balderrama
10
Dust in the Lens
Take a photo featuring the Gran Telescopio and a dust storm
10
Stunning Photography
Take a photo during a tropical storm
10
A Heart of Gold
Send another player a Gift Drop
10
Water Performance
Earn 3 stars at the Puerta Pétrea and La Marisma Trailblazers within 2 minutes
20
You're the Champion
Win any Event in Horizon Open
10
Treasure Hunter
Find all Treasure Chests in a Festival Playlist Series
20
Front Runner
Finish 5 Horizon Tour Race Events ahead of all Drivatars
20
New Tune
Find a place to install the Horizon Pulse Radio Beacon
10

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