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
235 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
784 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
1.7k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
81 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
4 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
297 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
29 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
491 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
5.4k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1.2k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
92 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
43.9k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
22.7k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
5.8k awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
1.6k awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
21.3k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
51.6k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
19.4k awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
2.4k awarded
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
35 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
443 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
7.8k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
1.8k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
114 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
64 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
4.9k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
2.9k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
1.5k awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
30.4k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
144 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total
49 awarded

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
19.6k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
3.2k awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
1.2k awarded
Left 10 comments
6.7k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
34 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
921 awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
247 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
350 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
5 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
66 awarded
Actively participated in the private beta
83 awarded
One post with score of 2 on meta
927 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
91 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
333 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
77 awarded
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
7.6k awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
3.3k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
179 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
46 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
346 awarded
First rollback
431 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
9 awarded
First down vote
3.5k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
4.3k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
336 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
100 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
130 awarded
First edit
30.8k awarded
Edited 80 posts
199 awarded
Edited 500 posts
53 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
100 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
1.8k awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
21 awarded
First retag
1.6k awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
204 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
114 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
19 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
446 awarded
First up vote
36.2k awarded
First approved tag synonym
39 awarded
First tag wiki edit
348 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
9 awarded
Created a tag used by 50 questions
313 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
271 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
1.2k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
1.2k awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
71 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
29 awarded
Read the entire about page
4.7k awarded