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Alien Swarm

Passwords

Console Codes

Use the [~] key during gameplay and type in "sv_cheats 1" to enable cheat codes, then enter any of the following commands (can not be used in offline practice):

EffectPassword
asw_auto_reload 0Disable auto-reload
asw_horde_override 1Enable The Director
exec 360_controller_pc.cfgEnables 360 controller support
asw_gimme_ammoFull ammo (all weapons)
asw_gimme_healthFull health
asw_god 1God mode
firstpersonLet's you play in first person view
asw_tilegenOpen the level tile-based generator
openserverbrowserOpen the server browser

Contributed By: Pskl42, ArcticVanguard, and Teh_Stuntorz.

Unlockables

Promotion stars

To unlock the promotion stars reach level 27 and hit promote. It will reset your levels, but you will have the promotion stars.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
2nd promotionCarbide Star
3rd PromotionGallium Cross
6th PromotionIridium Medallion
5th PromotionOsmium Star
4th PromotionPlatinum Star
1st promotionTitanium Star

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Achievements

Steam Achievements

AchievementDescription
Deploy 10 ammo stashes that are used by other marines.Ammo Technician
Kill 5,000 Swarm.Another Bughunt
Unlock all the available weapons.Armory Access
Kill 250 Swarm with the Assault Rifle.Assault Specialist
Kill 250 Swarm with an Autogun.Autogun Expert
Kill 6 Swarm with a single Grenade.Blast Radius
Awarded for finishing the Jacobs campaign on Brutal difficulty.Brutal Campaign
Kill 100 Swarm Grubs.Bug Stomper
Complete Cargo Elevator within 2:50 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Cargo Elevator Speed Run
Complete 10 wire hacks without access being logged.Circuit Breaker
Kill 25 drones without friendly fire. Four marines must be present in the mission.Clear Firing
Kill 20 Swarm with melee attacks in a single mission.Close Encounters
Kill 15 Swarm with all four marines under the effects of a Damage Amp in a single mission.Damage Amped
Complete Deima Surface Bridge within 2:30 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Deima Surface Bridge Speed Run
Complete the Jacob's Rest campaign on Easy difficulty or harder.Easy Campaign
Stun 6 Swarm with a single Stun Grenade.Electro-Stunned
Kill 100 Swarm with Incendiary Mines.Firewall Specialist
Kill 250 Swarm with a Grenade Launcher.Grenadier Expert
Heal all 4 marines with a single Heal Beacon.Group Heal
Successfully perform 5 fast reloads in a row.Gunslinger
Complete the Jacob's Rest campaign on Hard difficulty or harder.Hard Campaign
Complete any mission on Brutal difficulty with Onslaught and Hardcore Friendly Fire enabled.Hardcore
Complete 2 co-op missions online. Earns a Team Fortress 2 parasite hat.Hat Trick
Kill 250 Swarm with a Tesla Cannon.High Voltage Expert
Kill 100 Swarm with Hornet Barrages.Hornet Barrage Expert
Cure an Infested marine.Infestation Savior
Awarded for finishing the Jacob campaign on Insane difficulty.Insane Campaign
Kill 25,000 Swarm.Kill Them All
Complete Landing Bay within 1:25 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Landing Bay Speed Run
Kill 250 Swarm with a Minigun.Minigun Master
Complete the Jacob's Rest campaign on Normal difficulty or harder.Normal Campaign
Kill 100,000 Swarm.Nuke From Orbit
Kill 1,000 Swarm.On the Ready Line
Complete a campaign on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Outstanding Execution
Kill a Swarm Parasite with a melee attack.Parasite Puncher
Heal 300 points of damage in a single mission without dealing any non-melee damage to the Swarm.Peace Medic
Complete a mission on Normal difficulty or harder without receiving any damage.Perfect
Kill 250 Swarm with Twin Pistols.Pistols Expert
Kill 250 Swarm with a Marksman Rifle.Professional Marksman
Guard the squad's tech so that he takes no damage during the hack.Protect the Tech
Kill 250 Swarm with a Prototype Rifle.Prototype Professional
Kill 250 Swarm with a Flamethrower.Pyrotechnician
Kill a Swarm Boomer before it inflates.Quick and Dead
Successfully perform a fast reload.Quick Load
Kill 250 Swarm with a Rail Rifle.Railgun Specialist
Complete Rydberg Reactor within 3:10 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Rydberg Reactor Speed Run
Destroy all Swarm Eggs in a mission without allowing any to hatch.Scrambled Eggs
Seal a door with the welder.Seal of Quality
Complete 10 computer hacks without access being logged.Security Expert
Complete Sewer Junction within 1:30 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Sewer Junction Speed Run
Complete a mission with better than 90% accuracy.Sharpshooter
Deliver the finishing blow to a Swarm Shieldbug.Shield Down
Complete a mission with no friendly fire incidents. Four marines must be present in the mission.Short Controlled Bursts
Kill 250 Swarm with a Shotgun.Shotgun Specialist
Kill 250 Swarm with a Chainsaw.Slaughter Soldier
Kill 250 Swarm with PDWs.Small Arms Specialist
Kill 5 Swarm with explosive barrels in a single mission.Smoking Barrels
Kill 500 Swarm with deployable Sentry Guns.Static Defender
Freeze 6 Swarm with a single Freeze Grenade.Stay Frosty
Complete SynTek Residential within 2:30 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.SynTek Residential Speed Run
Kill 100 Swarm with Laser Tripmines.Tactical Explosives Expert
Finish a mission without the tech getting killed.Technician Secured
Complete Timor Station within 4:25 on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Timor Station Speed Run
Roll under a Swarm Ranger projectile.Under the Gun
Kill 250 Swarm with a Vindicator.Vindicator Veteran
Complete a mission on Normal difficulty or harder without any marines dying.Zero Mortality

Contributed By: Guard Master and MegaManZ3ro.