Besides gaining reputation with your questions and answers, you receive badges for being especially helpful. Badges appear on your profile page, flair, and your posts.

Question Badges

First bounty you manually awarded on another person's question
243 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
1.5k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
3.5k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
164 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
5 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
331 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
29 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
505 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
6.8k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1.6k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
111 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
69.4k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
35.8k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
9.4k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
3k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
39.1k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
60k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
19k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
3.5k awarded
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
53 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
714 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
12.7k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
2.9k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
256 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
117 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
2 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
6.6k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
3.9k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
2.2k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
53.3k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
257 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
54 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
38k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
6.2k awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
2.7k awarded
Left 10 comments
12k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
123 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
1.8k awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
459 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
744 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
6 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
1 awarded
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
Actively participated in the private beta
1.8k awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
983 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
77 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
281 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
60 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
20k awarded

Tag Badges

You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
820 awarded
You must have a total score of 400 in at least 80 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
91 awarded
You must have a total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge.
20 awarded

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
5.9k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
182 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
36 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
605 awarded
First rollback
694 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
4 awarded
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
12 awarded
First down vote
8.3k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
4.9k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
335 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
115 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
191 awarded
First edit
40.2k awarded
Edited 80 posts
178 awarded
Edited 500 posts
45 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
138 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
2.9k awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
26 awarded
First retag
2.5k awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
547 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
126 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
26 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
687 awarded
First up vote
69.1k awarded
First approved tag synonym
35 awarded
First tag wiki edit
623 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
7 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
752 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
299 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
1.7k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
857 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
77 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
30 awarded
Read the entire about page
5.6k awarded