Journey Milestones

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The subject of this article is from the Visions update.
The information from this article is up-to-date as of 13 August, 2019.

Journey Milestones are in-game exploration achievements.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Journey Milestones are in-game exploration achievements that the player can acquire during their exploration of No Man's Sky. Certain ranks reward the player with achievements (Steam and Xbox, or trophies on PlayStation).

Type of Journey Milestones[edit | edit source]

On-foot Exploration[edit | edit source]

It counts the distance travelled on foot. Travelling with exocraft excluded.

Rank Name Travelled Achievement 
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
First Steps 1 0u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS1.png
Setting Out 8,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS2.png
Drifter 2 10,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS3.png
Ambulatory 3 15,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS4.png
Wayfarer 20,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS5.png
Rambler 25,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS6.png
Hiker 30,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS7.png
Nomad 40,000u Symphony For A Lost Traveler
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS8.png
Wanderer 50,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS9.png
Expeditionist 75,000u -
RANK.DISTANCEWALKED.png
RANK.STARS10.png
Adventurer 100,000u Have Spacesuit - Will Travel

The following changes were made in the Unknown Update:

  • 1 Previously it was known as Static.
  • 2 Previously it was known as Ambulatory.
  • 3 Previously it was known as Drifter.

Alien Encounters[edit | edit source]

It counts how many unique Gek, Korvax or Vy'keen NPCs the player met. Initiating a conversation by pressing Psbutton.circle.png/KEY.E.png/XBOXBUTTON.X.png (PS4/PC/Xbox) is enough, it does not require any additional dialogue option.

Rank Name Travelled Achievement 
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Lonesome 0 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS1.png
Not Alone 1 10 Contact
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS2.png
Visitor 2 20 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS3.png
Recognised 3 30 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS4.png
Familiar 4 35 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS5.png
Famous 5 40 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS6.png
Emissary 45 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS7.png
Diplomat 50 Who Goes There?
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS8.png
Envoy 60 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS9.png
Consul 70 -
RANK.ALIENSMET.png
RANK.STARS10.png
Ambassador 80 What Mad Universe

The following changes were made in the Unknown Update:

  • 1 Previously it was known as Known. The related achievement refers to this rank.
  • 2 Previously it was known as Not Alone.
  • 3 Previously it was known as Visitor.
  • 4 Previously it was known as Social.
  • 5 Previously it was known as Familiar.

Words Collected[edit | edit source]

It counts the total amount of Gek, Korvax and Vy'keen words collected. See language page on how to learn new words.

Rank Name Travelled Achievement 
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Babbler 1 0 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS1.png
Beginner 2 5 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS2.png
Student 3 8 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS3.png
Comprehended 4 10 Babel-17
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS4.png
Scholar 5 15 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS5.png
Fluent 6 20 -
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RANK.STARS6.png
Interpreter 7 30 -
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RANK.STARS7.png
Linguist 8 50 The Languages of Pao
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS8.png
Polygot 9 80 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS9.png
Universal Translator 100 -
RANK.WORDSLEARNT.png
RANK.STARS10.png
Babelfish 150 Citizen of the Galaxy

The following changes were made in the Unknown Update:

  • 1 Previously it was known as Incomprehensible.
  • 2 Previously it was known as Babbler.
  • 3 Previously it was known as Beginner.
  • 4 Previously it was known as Confused. The related achievement refers to this rank.
  • 5 Previously it was known as Muddled.
  • 6 Previously it was known as Misunderstood.
  • 7 Previously it was known as Comprehended.
  • 8 Previously it was known as Interpreter. The related achievement refers to this rank.
  • 9 Previously it was known as Linguist.

RANK.MONEY.png Units Accrued[edit | edit source]

Rank Name Units Accrued  
Base Insolvent 0 Units
RANK.STARS1.png New Business 50,000 Units
RANK.STARS2.png Moneymaker 100,000 Units
RANK.STARS3.png Entrepreneur 150,000 Units
RANK.STARS4.png Space Trucker 250,000(?) Units
RANK.STARS5.png Enterprising 500,000 Units
RANK.STARS6.png Capitalist 750,000 Units
RANK.STARS7.png Trader 1,000,000 Units
RANK.STARS8.png Merchant 1,250,000 Units
RANK.STARS9.png Tycoon 1,500,000 Units
RANK.STARS10.png Magnate 2,000,000 Units

RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png Ships Destroyed[edit | edit source]

Rank Name 
Base Untested
RANK.STARS1.png Novice
RANK.STARS2.png Nuisance
RANK.STARS3.png Scrapper
RANK.STARS4.png Troublemaker
RANK.STARS5.png Fighter
RANK.STARS6.png Menace
RANK.STARS7.png Notorious
RANK.STARS8.png Dangerous
RANK.STARS9.png Expert
RANK.STARS10.png Legend

RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png Sentinels Destroyed[edit | edit source]

Rank Name 
Base Untroubled
RANK.STARS1.png Novice
RANK.STARS2.png Nuisance
RANK.STARS3.png Scrapper
RANK.STARS4.png Troublemaker
RANK.STARS5.png Fighter
RANK.STARS6.png Menace
RANK.STARS7.png Notorious
RANK.STARS8.png Dangerous
RANK.STARS9.png Expert
RANK.STARS10.png Legend

RANK.LONGESTLIFE.png Extreme Survival[edit | edit source]

Rank Name 
Base Hopeful
RANK.STARS1.png Undaunted
RANK.STARS2.png Resolute
RANK.STARS3.png Determined
RANK.STARS4.png Spirited
RANK.STARS5.png Persistent
RANK.STARS6.png Rugged
RANK.STARS7.png Robust
RANK.STARS8.png Indefatigable
RANK.STARS9.png Survivalist
RANK.STARS10.png Everlasting

RANK.DISTANCEWARPED.png Space Exploration[edit | edit source]

Rank Name 
Base Stargazer
RANK.STARS1.png Trailblazer
RANK.STARS2.png Scout
RANK.STARS3.png Warp Engaged
RANK.STARS4.png Surveyor
RANK.STARS5.png Rover
RANK.STARS6.png Voyager
RANK.STARS7.png Pioneer
RANK.STARS8.png Explorer
RANK.STARS9.png Overseer
RANK.STARS10.png Discoverer

RANK.CREATURES.png Planetary Zoology[edit | edit source]

Rank Name 
Base Amateur
RANK.STARS1.png Naturalist
RANK.STARS2.png Collector
RANK.STARS3.png Scanner
RANK.STARS4.png Analyst
RANK.STARS5.png Researcher
RANK.STARS6.png Compiler
RANK.STARS7.png Archivist
RANK.STARS8.png Classifier
RANK.STARS9.png Zoologist
RANK.STARS10.png Encyclopedia

Pirates Destroyed[edit | edit source]

It counts how many pirates destroyed by the player.

Bug (1.77): This Journey Milestone is not shown in the game and it seems to be unfinished as there are no names specified for each rank, but it counts towards the total number of Journey Milestones. Please report this bug here.

Rank Name Destroyed Achievement 
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- 0 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS1.png
- 5 -
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RANK.STARS2.png
- 10 -
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RANK.STARS3.png
- 15 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS4.png
- 20 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS5.png
- 30 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS6.png
- 40 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS7.png
- 50 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS8.png
- 60 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS9.png
- 70 -
RANK.ENEMIESKILLED.png
RANK.STARS10.png
- 80 -

Milestone titles[edit | edit source]

Milestone titles awarded for the total number of Journey Milestones. Certain titles are required for the progression of some gameplay elements.

Title Total number Required for
Apollo 0 -
Pathfinder 5 Captured Nanode
Juno 10 Englobed Shade
Rosetta 15 Noospheric Orb
Cassini 20 Dark Matter
Kepler 25 Dawn's End
Dawn 30 Photic Jade
Curiosity 35 State Phasure
Hubble 40 Novae Reclaiment
Viking 45 Modified Quanta
Magellan 50 Heart of the Sun
Galileo 55+

Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • After reaching the highest rank of any Journey Milestones, the counter will not stop and counts the player's progression further.
  • The names of each rank are extracted from the NMS_LOC1_ENGLISH.MBIN (1.77) game file, while the related values are extracted from the LEVELEDSTATSTABLE.MBIN (1.77) game file.
  • The milestone titles are named after historic or ongoing space exploration missions, see here.

Generations[edit | edit source]

In the NMS_LOC1_ENGLISH.MBIN game file there is a Journey Milestone called Generations which has a description of "I regenerated X time", where X means how many times the player died, and names for each rank. This is not present in the LEVELEDSTATSTABLE.MBIN game file where values are specified.

Rank Name
0 Not specified in the game file.
1 FIRST-TIMER
2 HEY LAZARUS
3 BEAMED BACK
4 I DIED AGAIN GUYS
5 RECONSTITUTED
6 BACK ONCE AGAIN
7 REINCARNATOR SUPREME
8 DEATH EXPERT
9 GROUNDHOG UNLEASHED
10 THE EVERLASTING

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • Release - Added to the game.
  • Unknown Update - The name of various ranks were changed or reordered, these are noted under each section. Certain values were changed, for example Setting Out in On-foot Exploration increased from 5,000u to 8,000u.

Gallery[edit | edit source]