Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360) Cheats

Call of Duty: Black Ops cheats, Passwords, Achievements, Easter Eggs, Tips, and Codes for Xbox 360.


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Computer Passwords
At the main menu (when you are in the torture chair selecting a mode) repeatedly press LB + RB until you break free. Walk towards the back of the room and there will be a computer.

Press X to bring up an on-screen keyboard, and type the below codes to unlock various unlockables.

Note that some cheats disables the Closer Analysis Achievement. These codes are marked by a red star
PasswordWhat it does
ZORKStarts "Zork" the classic text based adventure game
DOAUnlocks "Dead Ops Arcade" which is located under "Zombies" in the main menu
FIVEUnlocks "Five" which is located under "Zombies" in the main menu
3ARC INTEL*Unlocks all Intel in the game
3ARC UNLOCK*Unlocks All Single Player missions, All Intel and the Zombie maps "Five" and "Dead Ops Arcade"
HELPBrings up other commands that you can use
hello sailorunlocks zork the adventure game


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Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore. The numbers between the () is the points given for each achievement.
Achievements Videos
Double Trouble (00:11:02)
by Maceman Aug 07 2011
Stand Up (00:01:12)
by Maceman Aug 06 2011
AchievementHow to unlock
Death to Dictators (15)Take down Castro with a headshot.
Sacrifice (10)Ensure your squad escapes safely from Cuba.
Vehicular Slaughter (25)Destroy all enemies on vehicles during the prison break.
Slingshot Kid (15)Destroy all slingshot targets in 3 attempts.
Give me liberty (10)Escape Vorkuta.
VIP (10)Receive orders from Lancer.
A safer place (10)Sabotage the Soviet space program.
Tough Economy (15)Use no more than 6 TOW guided missiles to destroy the tanks in the defense of Khe Sanh.
Looks don't count (10)Break the siege in the battle of Khe Sanh.
Raining Pain (15)Rack up a body count of 20 NVA using air support in Hue City.
The Dragon Within (15)Kill 10 NVA with Dragon's Breath rounds.
SOG Rules (10)Retrieve the dossier and the defector from Hue City.
Heavy Hand (15)Use the Grim Reaper to destroy the MG emplacement.
Up close and personal (15)Silently take out 3 VC.
Double Trouble (10)Use only dual wield weapons to escape Kowloon.
Broken English (10)Escape Kowloon.
Lord Nelson (25)Destroy all targets and structures while making your way up the river.
Never get off the boat (10)Find the Soviet connection in Laos.
Pathfinder (50)Guide the squad through the Soviet outpost without them getting killed.
Mr. Black OP (50)Enter the Soviet relay station undetected.
With extreme prejudice (25)Get to the POW compound in the Hind using only rockets.
Russian bar-b-q (15)Incinerate 10 enemies with the flamethrower attachment in the POW compound.
Light Foot (30)Escape the ship with 2:15 left on the timer in Veteran.
Some wounds never heal (10)Escape the Past.
I hate monkeys (15)Kill 7 monkeys in under 10 seconds in the Rebirth labs.
No Leaks (50)Make it through the NOVA 6 gas without dying on Rebirth Island.
Clarity (10)Crack the code.
Double Whammy (15)Destroy both helicopters with one Valkyrie rocket from the deck of the ship.
Stand Down (35)Complete the campaign on any difficulty.
BLACK OP MASTER (100)Complete the campaign on Hardened or Veteran difficulty.
Frag Master (15)Kill 5 enemies with a single frag grenade in the campaign.
Sally Likes Blood (15)Demonstrate killer economic sensibilities by taking down 3 enemies with a single bullet.
Unconventional Warfare (15)Use the explosive bolts to kill 30 enemies in the campaign.
Cold Warrior (25)Complete "Operation 40," "Vorkuta," and "Executive Order" on Veteran difficulty.
Down and Dirty (25)Complete "SOG" and "The Defector" on Veteran difficulty.
It's your funeral (25)Complete "Numbers," "Project Nova," and "Victor Charlie" on Veteran difficulty.
Not Today (25)Complete "Crash Site," "WMD," and "Payback" on Veteran difficulty.
Burn Notice (25)Complete "Rebirth" and "Redemption" on Veteran difficulty.
Closer Analysis (15)Find all the hidden intel.
Date Night (15)Watch a film or clip with a friend.
In The Money (20)Finish 5 Wager Matches "in the money."
Ready For Deployment (15)Reach rank 10 in Combat Training.
The Collector (20)Buy every weapon off the walls in a single Zombies game.
Hands Off the Merchandise (20)Kill the Pentagon thief before it can steal your load-out.
Sacrificial Lamb (15)Shoot at or be shot by an ally with a Pack-a-Punch crossbow and kill six zombies with the explosion.
"Insert Coin" (5)Access the terminal and battle the forces of the Cosmic Silverback in Dead Ops Arcade.
Easy Rhino (10)In Dead Ops Arcade, use a Speed Boost to blast through 20 or more enemies at one time.
Secret Achievements-
Just ask me nicely (15)Break free from torture chair on openning screen
See Me, Stab Me, Heal Me (15)Fire a Pack-a-Punched Ballistic Knife at a downed ally to revive them from a distance.
Eaten by a Grue (15)Play Zork on the terminal.
DLC AchievementsFirst Strike
The Eagle has Landers (35)In Ascension, escape on all three lunar landers.
hey are going THROUGH! (35)In Ascension, kill at least 5 zombies with 1 Gersch device.
Space Race (45)In Ascension, Pack-a-Punch a weapon before round 8.
Chimp on the Barbie (35)In Ascension, kill a space monkey with a fire trap.
DLC AchievementsEscalation
Stand-in(35)In Call of the Dead, send the crew to Paradise in solo or co-op.
Ensemble Cast(45)In Call of the Dead, send the crew to Paradise in co-op.
Stuntman(20)In Call of the Dead, make a zombie explode using the V-R11.
Shooting on Location(20)In Call of the Dead, kill 10 zombies with one Scavenger shot from over 100 feet away.
Quiet on the Set(30)In Call of the Dead, cut the lights on the Director.
DLC AchievementsAnnihilation
Time Travel Will Tell(75)In Shangri-La, acquire the focusing stone.
Blinded By the Fright(30)In Shangri-La, kill a Shrieker zombie while blinded by it.
Zomb Disposal(30)In Shangri-La, dispose of a Napalm zombie without it harming any players.
Monkey See, Monkey Don't(5)In Shangri-La, get something from the monkeys.
Small Consolation(10)In Shangri-La, use the 31-79 JGb215 on each type of zombie.
DLC AchievementsRezurrection
Cryogenic Slumber Party (75)In Moon, complete Richtofen's grand scheme.
One Small Hack for a Man... (5)In Moon, hack something.
One Giant Leap (5)In Moon, become trapped in the Receiving Area and free yourself through resurrection in co-op.
Perks in Spaaaaace! (30)In Moon, purchase every perk in one game.
Fully Armed and Operational (25)In Moon, acquire 3 pack-a-punched weapons at the same time.
Ground Control (10)In Moon, prevent each excavator from breaching the base in one game.
Big Bang Theory (100)In Moon, gain sweet, sweet, revenge.


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Ladder - Aim Time
Prior to climbing a ladder, press the melee button, and then begin to climb.
If timed correctly (for example the ladder on Seatown), the character will no longer need to bring out his gun and therefore upon reaching the top of the ladder, the gun will already be brought out ready to fire.

This can save time and may benefit in you getting a kill.
quicker reload
To get quicker reloads all you have to do is sprint as soon as you stick a fresh clip into your weapon and you dont even have to *bleep* your gun! This works on all COD games also.

Easter eggs

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5 Easter eggs in MP map Nuketown
RC Car Mini Rally Track -
to do this you need the remote control car killstreak, you will notice in the map there are two holes in either fence in both backyards, well yes it is possible to drive your rc car through you will have to press LB to make the jump.

Treyarch Reference -
on the side of the school bus in the street you will notice this.

Clock tower time til detonation -
the clock tower if you look up to see the mushroom cloud as a background on the face also the clock counts down until 12 which is your time limit for the match.

What time is it really? -
in one of the houses there is a clock on wall above the fire place in the lounge room you will notice that the clock works, well what ever Time your xbox is set to is the time in game on the clock.

Who's your neighbour? -
if you take a look at the mail boxes at either house you will notice one says 'woods' and the other says 'mason' so there.
Ascension Easter Eggs

To activate this easter egg/hidden song, you must turn the power on. After you've turned the power on find 3 teddy bears hanging out around the map and once you find them aim and click "X". The first teddy bear is located in the starting room, up the stairs, and then to the right next to the battery for the car. The second one is on the floor outside the gate near the Landing Pad. The third teddy bear is located above the metal boxes near the Power Lines by the lander pad next to the Speed Cola.


Around the map there are 4 dolls that are dressed up as the players and if you look at them and click X you’ll hear them say a little something funny. There locations are as follows:

1) Next to the PhD Flopper Machine
2) On the desk with the flashlight heading up to the power from the beginning centrifuge room
3) Above the cabinet next to Speed Cola
4) On a barrel next to the claymores


As with other Zombies maps, there are various radio messages you can tune into. There is a huge number of these so it is best to YouTube them to figure out where and when you'll be able to access them. Be sure to listen for any phones ringing, etc.

The dialogue for the different radio messages are as follows:

Radio 1 – Lander A/PHD Flopper Machine

“…convey my sincere gratitude to you for that, but onto business. I am pleased to report that all projects are running smoothly again after recent personnel changes. As i have previously mentioned, Yuri Zavoyski is a brilliant scientist but he has so far proven incapable of running project Mercury, or as you call it, the Gersch device. So, due to numerous delays and set backs, i have sadly been forced to transfer Yuri to the AK64/A experiments. I have decided that your nephew should take his place, i look forward to working with him directly. The recent incident with the Kasimere mechanism leaves no doubt in my mind this is the right decision. The exposion caused Mercury significant damage, it will take time to re-manufacture all of the parts, unless some of them can be salvaged…”

Radio 2 – Near Lander O/Sickle bear outside gate

“Rockets?!..he transfers me to work on rockets?!?..These experiments require no finesse, no imagination. My intellect is ill served blasting a bunch of monkeys into the..(static)..atmosphere…(sighs)..But i can’t fight Gersch on this, i was able to hold on to my keys..(static)..some after hours research…no one else really understands what Project Mercury is capable of, until then, this lab will have to do…wait…(speaks russian)…is someone with a child….”

Radio 3 – First room/between barrels opposite Lander

“..found a box today. Some rebinka(child) left his teddy bear in it, a disgusting and filthy toy. Who keeps bringing their child onto this base? Thank god they did not take the diary. The things i’ve learned about Element 1..(static)..i’ll have to conduct this research on my own, away from the destructive hands of Gersch. HIS research into Project Mercury has stalled, but will he be transfered?! i doubt it! As long as Project..(static)..remains on track, his friends at..(static)..i must..(static)…”

Radio 4 – On a pipe below and to the right of PaP

“..assure you that our craft will be far superior to whatever the Americans, should i say Canadians..(chuckles)..are developing. Finally, Project Thunder is nearing completion. My staff has assured me that the remaining calculations of the effective range and power will be solved within the next few months. Oh, and also, you should know that Dr.Zivoyski does not appear to be adjusted to his new position, he has been hostile towards the other scientists..(static)..more than usual and has been freqently seen muttering to himself. The transition must have been hard for him, but if he does not learn his place soon, i may require another, more competent scientist to replace him…”

Radio 5 – Next to Sleight of Hand Machine

“…in my head, always in my head!!. I can’t endanger it, i can’t!…ooh i can’t stop it…keep it out!…why won’t she leave me alone?!…calm down Yuri, calm down…no, no i won’t…shut up shut up shut up SHUT UP!…You..(static)..stop…ok, ok…i will…”

Radio 6 – Behind a concrete divider to right of Stammin’up Machine

“(Scientist from Radio 1)..This had better be good Yuri. The fact that you are even in this lab again is a reason enough to have you permenantly removed…if you’ve got anything that will ruin..(static)..inspection..(Yuri)-Don’t worry, you’ll not be disappointed. In fact, i’m sure you won’t forget it! But i can’t take all the credit, if you’ll do me the honors..(Sound of heavy switch being thrown and a machine powering up)…(sound of electricity)…(Evil Samantha) Having Fun?!!!…(Scientist)-what the?…NO!..NOOO!! Yuri! You!!..AARGH!!…(Yuri Laughs)..(Yuri)-You fat pig!!! Enjoy your bib!!…no….no no no no!! What have i done?!…WHAT HAVE I….”
secret zombie song
On Kino, there are 3 meteors. the first is in the first room downstairs in the little walkway. go to them and hold X and you will hear a sound. The second is in the room after the alley. Go toward the right of the room and it is on one of the shelves. The last is in the "dressing room" before you enter the theater. As you inter the room, take a left. Go into the little room without a window. As you enter it will be on a pedestal to the left. It is hidden behind a mannequin. If you get all three, a song will play.