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
20 awarded
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
165 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
1.9k awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
194 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
20 awarded
Question favorited by 25 users
545 awarded
Question favorited by 100 users
38 awarded
First bounty you offered on another person's question
48 awarded
Question score of 10 or more
8.8k awarded
Question score of 25 or more
1.5k awarded
Question score of 100 or more
43 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
7.5k awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
1.9k awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
224 awarded
First bounty you offered on your own question
513 awarded
Asked a question and accepted an answer
8.6k awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
14.9k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
522 awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
4.2k awarded
Edited and answered 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
268 awarded
Edited and answered 50 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Edited and answered 500 questions (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0)
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
59 awarded
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
231 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
16.2k awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
2.6k awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
79 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
73 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
3 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
1.7k awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
3.1k awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
515 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
8.1k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
1 awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total

Participation Badges

Completed "About Me" section of user profile
9k awarded
Visited an election during any phase of an active election and had enough reputation to cast a vote
653 awarded
Voted for a candidate in the final phase of an election
308 awarded
Left 10 comments
3.3k awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
308 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
2.1k awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
719 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
287 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
3 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 150 times
Followed the Area 51 proposal for this site before it entered the commitment phase
Actively participated in the private beta
One post with score of 2 on meta
312 awarded
10 posts with score of 2 on meta
34 awarded
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
66 awarded
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
7.2k awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
1.2k awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
39 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
4 awarded
Voted 300 or more times
661 awarded
First rollback
212 awarded
Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation
Served as an elected moderator for at least 1 year
7 awarded
First down vote
2.4k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
1k awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
35 awarded
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
8 awarded
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
371 awarded
First edit
10.2k awarded
Edited 80 posts
40 awarded
Edited 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits)
1 awarded
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
141 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
535 awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
2 awarded
First retag
791 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
400 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
10 awarded
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
72 awarded
Used 30 votes in a day
226 awarded
First up vote
9.3k awarded
First approved tag synonym
5 awarded
First tag wiki edit
75 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
Created a tag used by 50 questions
139 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
54 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
147 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
13 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses
8 awarded
Read the entire tour page
2.1k awarded