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
First bounty you manually awarded on your own question
Asked a well-received question on 5 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
21 awarded
Asked a well-received question on 30 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
Asked a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintained a positive question record
Question favorited by 25 users
Question favorited by 100 users
First bounty you offered on another person's question
Question score of 10 or more
622 awarded
Question score of 25 or more
74 awarded
Question score of 100 or more
2 awarded
Asked a question with 1,000 views
15 awarded
Asked a question with 2,500 views
2 awarded
Asked a question with 10,000 views
First bounty you offered on your own question
Asked a question and accepted an answer
783 awarded
Asked first question with score of 1 or more
1.9k awarded
Asked a question with no votes, no answers, no comments, and low views for a week
415 awarded

Answer Badges

First to answer and accepted with score of 10 or more
135 awarded
Provided non-wiki answers of 15 total score in 20 of top 40 tags
Accepted answer and score of 40 or more
9 awarded
Answer score of 10 or more
641 awarded
Answer score of 25 or more
61 awarded
Answer score of 100 or more
1 awarded
Highest scoring answer that outscored an accepted answer with score of more than 10 by more than 2x
1 awarded
Provided answer of +20 score to a question of -5 score
10 awarded
Answered more than 30 days later as first answer scoring 2 or more
258 awarded
Answered a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more
185 awarded
Answered your own question with score of 3 or more
84 awarded
Answered first question with score of 1 or more
2.1k awarded
Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total
Zero score accepted answers: more than 10 and 25% of total

Participation Badges

Completed all user profile fields
8.5k awarded
Left 10 comments
421 awarded
Left 10 comments with score of 5 or more
11 awarded
Visited the site each day for 30 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
60 awarded
Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days. (Days are counted in UTC.)
20 awarded
Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day
4 awarded
Earned 200 daily reputation 50 times
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
Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat
Posted 10 messages in chat that were starred by 10 different users
Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation
6k awarded

Tag Badges

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

Moderation Badges

First flagged post
363 awarded
Raised 80 helpful flags
3 awarded
Raised 500 helpful flags
Voted 300 or more times
22 awarded
First rollback
12 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
First down vote
1.8k awarded
Completed at least one review task. This badge is awarded once per review type
17 awarded
Completed at least 250 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
Completed at least 1,000 review tasks. This badge is awarded once per review type
Deleted own post with score of 3 or higher
17 awarded
First edit
1.1k awarded
Edited 80 posts
Edited 500 posts
Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions
2 awarded
Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months
11 awarded
Edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months
First retag
52 awarded
Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower
43 awarded
Approved or rejected 100 suggested edits
Up voted 100 answers on questions where an answer of yours has a positive score
Used 30 votes in a day
40 awarded
First up vote
8.1k awarded
First approved tag synonym
1 awarded
First tag wiki edit
23 awarded
Edited 50 tag wikis
Created a tag used by 50 questions
9 awarded
Used the maximum 40 votes in a day
30 awarded

Other Badges

Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)
467 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 25 unique IP addresses
6 awarded
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 300 unique IP addresses
Shared a link to a question that was visited by 1000 unique IP addresses