Horizon Forbidden West Roadmap: Trophy Guide

Horizon Forbidden West, Guerrilla Games' latest action RPG, was released on Feb. 18, 2022.
Horizon Forbidden West, Guerrilla Games' latest action RPG, was released on Feb. 18, 2022. / Image courtesy of Guerrilla Games/Screenshots: Alexandra Hobbs

Now that Horizon Forbidden West has finally launched, the race to platinum for PlayStation trophy hunters is officially on.

Ultimately, as opposed to its predecessor, the Platinum Trophy grind is significantly easier in Horizon Forbidden West as it only requires about 50% overall completion of the game. For those looking to get the Platinum Trophy as soon as possible, here is a trophy roadmap guide for Horizon Forbidden West.

Horizon Forbidden West Roadmap: Trophy Guide

Ultimately, it takes about 30-75 hours to hit platinum in Horizon Forbidden West. The reason for the wide range is that unlike with the first game's "collect everything" setup, achieving the Platinum Trophy here can be done simply by sampling a bit of everything and playing the game as you want without having to go out of your way too much.

There are 59 trophies to be had overall and only one of them is missable: a Silver Trophy called "All Machine Types Scanned."

This is because three of the 43 Machines in Horizon Forbidden West, as outlined in the Notebook area of the menu screen, only spawn during quests and don’t have open-world spawns.

The first is the Corruptor, which can only be scanned during the "Faro’s Tomb" quest, while the Spectre and Spectre Prime can be found in final main story quest "Singularity." In the case of the Spectre Prime, if you do die during the final boss fight, you indeed must rescan it.

Aside from that, here are all of the trophies in Horizon Forbidden West:


  • Reached the Daunt
  • Secured Passage to the Embassy
  • Attended the Embassy
  • Established the Base
  • Recovered Aether
  • Recovered Poseidon
  • Recovered Demeter
  • Recovered Beta
  • Discovered Faro's Fate
  • Flew on the Wings of the Ten
  • Discovered Nemesis


  • All Acquisition Machines Killed
  • All Recon Machines Killed
  • All Combat Machines Killed
  • All Transport Machines Killed
  • Used all Elemental States
  • Performed 3 Melee Combos
  • Stealth Killed 10 Machines
  • Tore off 100 Components
  • Picked up 5 Heavy Weapons


  • Reached Level 20
  • Reached Level 30
  • Reached Level 50
  • Fully Upgraded a Valor Surge
  • Upgraded 3 Outfits
  • Upgraded 3 Weapons
  • Upgraded Every Pouch Type
  • Enhanced Weapon with Coils
  • Unlocked 3 Weapon Techniques
  • Skill Tree Learned

Side Quests

  • Chose a Desert Commander
  • Saved the Daunt
  • Aided Kotallo
  • Healed the Land-gods
  • Recovered Alva's Data
  • Defeated the Enduring

Open-World Activities and Collectibles

  • First Tallneck Overridden
  • All Tallnecks Overridden
  • First Rebel Camp Completed
  • Defeated Asera
  • First Core Overridden
  • All Cores Overridden
  • Obtained 3 Stripes at a Hunting Ground
  • Obtained 3 Stripes at All Hunting Grounds
  • Won 2 Gauntlet Runs
  • Completed a Set of Salvage Contracts
  • Completed 4 Rebel Outposts
  • Completed 3 Relic Ruins
  • Recovered 5 Different Collectables (at least 3 of 9 Relic Ruins, 1 of 6 Signal Towers, 1 of 12 Black Boxes, 1 of 9 Vista Points and 1 of 10 Survey Drones)


  • Rode All Regular Mounts
  • All Machine Types Scanned
  • Completed a Long Glide
  • Completed 2 Flying Mount Quests
  • Completed Arena Challenge Set
  • Defeated Machine Strike Challengers
  • Obtained All Weapon Classes
  • 10 Types of Machine Overridden
  • Used Dye Flowers

Successfully collecting all of these trophies will grant players the Platinum Trophy for Horizon Forbidden West, "All Trophies Obtained."

For more on Horizon Forbidden West, feel free to check out our coverage of its launch day download size, as well as whether or not it will have DLC.