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* Clueless * 08-24-2012 03:28 PM

Achievement Guide and Roadmap
 

Overview
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 8/10; or 5/10 for Halo veterans.
- Offline: 31/49 (615:gsicon:)
- Online: 18/49 (385:gsicon:)
- Approximate amount of time to 1000: 30 hours
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 2 and 5 Spartan Ops Episodes (25 Chapters)
- Number of missable achievements: None (Mission Select)
- Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
- Does difficulty affect achievements?: Yes (See descriptions for minimum settings)
- Glitchy achievements: Chief, Smash!, A Legendary Episode, Digging up the Past, The Challenger (See descriptions for fix)
- Unobtainable achievements: None
- Extra equipment needed?: 4GB Free, A second controller (optional)


Introduction
Halo 4 is the eighth installment of the Halo franchise and is the first of the new "Reclaimer Trilogy" created by 343 Industries. It has been four years since John went into cryosleep (Halo 3). Awoken and ready to fight, John and Cortana must uncover the many secrets & technology the ancient forerunner planet "Requiem" holds.

The Campaign achievements are straight forward and as always, Mission Select is available. There are 7 Terminals you must find and access and skulls are available for use right from the start. A Xbox LIVE Gold Account is required for the Multiplayer and the new gametypes Spartan Ops and War Games. Each week a new Chapter/Episode for Spartan Ops will be available to download.


Installation
Halo 4 is shipped with 2 discs. The second disc must be installed (4GB) in order to play the Multiplayer.
Insert Disc 2, launch the game and follow the instructions. Upon completion, eject the disc and insert Disc 1. You no longer have need for Disc 2.

Campaign Co-op Playthrough on Heroic 12 for 190 :gsicon:
This playthrough will be done Cooperatively with another player (Online or Local) on Heroic to specifically unlock Bromageddon and Bropocalypse. You may choose to play on Legendary to also unlock The Legend of 117 but you will naturally unlock this during your Solo Legendary Playthrough. See The Legend of 117 for tips if you choose Legendary for this playthrough.

Halo 4 allows up to 4 players playing Co-op at a time. Find partners/buddies in the Achievement Trading Thread.


Campaign Terminals, Skulls, & Mission Specifics 11 for 235 :gsicon:
Upon completion of the Campaign you are able to replay every Mission on any Difficulty. Choose a Mission and set the difficulty to Easy unless specified otherwise.
Terminals - There are a total of 7 Terminals you must find/access. Please see Terminus achievement description for Terminal locations. Find one for Contact the Domain, and find all for Terminus.

Skulls - Skulls are available and unlocked right from the start. You do not have to seek them out in Halo 4. Silver Skulls are recommended to activate because you must complete a level on Heroic whilst 3 are activated for Skullduggery. This can be done Cooperatively.

Mission Specifics - There are 8 Mission Specifics to unlock (ie Digging up the Past, Midnight Launch...) These can be missed during your first playthrough. After you've completed your initial playthrough, load up each Mission and achieve the required Mission Specific task then Save and quit.

Campaign Solo Playthrough on Legendary 2 for 160 :gsicon:
This playthrough will be done Solo on Legendary. You cannot do any part of this playthrough with another player either Online or Locally. Sucessful completion of this difficult playthough unlocks Lone Wolf Legend and The Legend of 117.

See the Roadmap item Difficulties for extra info. See the Guide achievement description for Lone Wolf Legend for tips.


Infinity (Multiplayer) 15 for 160 :gsicon:
The Infinity consists of Spartan Ops and War Games. You will have the option to customize your Spartan IV within the Infinity. Your Spartan IV Ranks up from the points you earn in both game modes.
War Games - Competitive Halo Multiplayer gameplay.
Spartan Ops - New Co-op Multiplayer Episodic game mode.

Infinity :: Spartan Ops 9 for 255 :gsicon:
This is a 10 week long Episodic game mode that takes place chronologically 6 months after the events of Halo 4. Spartan Ops allows up to 4 player co-op & you have the option of matchmaking if you are solo. The first 5 Episodes have achievements.

Each week on Mondays at 6 am (Eastern US, GMT -5) there will be a FREE streaming Spartan Ops Episode available to watch, followed by 5 Chapters of gameplay. Please see the Infinity :: Spartan Ops Info and Discussion thread for more info as to when new Episodes are available and which achievements are currently obtainable.

Difficulties
The difficulties are Easy, Normal, Heroic, Legendary and the achievements are stackable, meaning unlocking The Legend of 117 unlocks Wake up John and I Need a Hero.

On Easy difficulty, it is possible to unlock the 'Completed Mission...' achievements (Dawn, Requiem, Forerunner, ...) but you will not unlock a 'Completed the Campaign...' achievement on Easy.

Changing difficulty to from Heroic to Legendary on Mission 8 in hopes to unlock The Legend of 117 or Lonewolf Legend will NOT work (cheating). In order to unlock a 'Completed the Campaign...' achievement on a specific difficulty you must NOT change the difficulty settings at any point during that entire playthrough.

In order to unlock all the campaign's 'Difficulty' achievements you must complete 2 playthroughs. One Cooperatively on Heroic, and one Solo on Legendary.

A word about playing Co-op and Solo playthroughs at the same time.
"Both solo and co-op playthroughs have their own save data. As long as you reach a checkpoint in solo, making sure to save and quit after, it'll stamp that progress. Start a lobby with a friend, and you'll see 'Start Co-op Campaign'. Modify the options to your liking, start the game then back out. Return to the Campaign menu with no other players, and everything should be as it was on your solo playthrough."
* Clueless * Credits: hoshinosenshi for the Solo/Co-op playthrough clarification.


--Special Thanks!--
Nozza x360a for the stellar banner! :) and all his help along the way! Cheers Noz!
Maka for offering me use of his amazing video guides! Many, many Thanks!!

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* Clueless * 11-06-2012 05:31 AM

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14752 Dawn 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 1 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 1 'Dawn' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14753 Requiem 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 2 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 2 'Requiem' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14754 Forerunner 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 3 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 3 'Forerunner' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14755 Infinity 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 4 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 4 'Infinity' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14756 Reclaimer 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 5 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 5 'Reclaimer' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14757 Shutdown 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 6 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 6 'Shutdown' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14758 Composer 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 7 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 7 'Composer' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14759 Midnight 10 :gsicon:
Completed mission 8 on any difficulty.


Campaign related, cannot be missed. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete Mission 8 'Midnight' either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14760 Wake up John 20 :gsicon:
Completed the Campaign on Normal or harder.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Normal+.
Complete the Campaign either Solo or Cooperatively.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14761 I Need a Hero 40 :gsicon:
Completed the Campaign on Heroic or harder.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Complete the Campaign either Solo or Cooperatively.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14766 Bromageddon 40 :gsicon:
Completed the Campaign cooperatively on Heroic or harder.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Must complete the Campaign Cooperatively.

To start a Coop Campaign you must invite a friend to join your CAMPAIGN LOBBY/or join their's. In the CAMPAIGN LOBBY press :xbut: Roster to see a list of available friends to invite. Highlight the one you wish to invite and press :abut: then Invite to Party. Then :abut: START CAMPAIGN.

In addition to the Solo methods Slow or Fast (See Lone Wolf Legend for method descriptions) you can use a third method - always keep 1 Spartan Safe.

Safe
  • Have a partner (or a 2nd controller) hang back while you Rush or clear out an enemy area.
  • If and when you die, you will respawn in this Safe area until you defeat the enemies to get to a new Safe checkpoint.
  • Have the partner (or a 2nd controller) commit suicide and be transported to your new Safe checkpoint.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14762 The Legend of 117 70 :gsicon:
Completed the Campaign on Legendary difficulty.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Legendary.
Complete the Campaign either Solo or Cooperatively.

See Lone Wolf Legend for tips on Legendary difficulty.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14763 Lone Wolf Legend 90 :gsicon:
Completed the Campaign solo on Legendary difficulty.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Legendary.
Must complete the Campaign Solo.

There are a couple ways to play this difficulty setting effectively. You can playthrough the levels Slow or Fast.

Slow - Pace yourself and kill every last enemy, get a checkpoint and continue playing this way checkpoint after checkpoint. Spending 45 - 60 minutes per level.
  • Use a powerful weapon combo like PP/BR or BR/Sniper. Use the Plasma Pistol charged shot to deplete shields and then switch to your BR to headshot the unshielded enemies. Use the LightRifle/Suppressor combo or LightRifle/Scattershot combo.
  • Use a ranged weapon and pick off enemies from afar.
  • Shoot at enemies while remaining near cover.
  • Revert to cover if shield is even remotely depleted - by the time you realize you've been shot at your shield will most likely be gone.
  • Stickies are very powerful, use them often when they are available.
  • Save Power weapons for the Hunters, or tough enemies near end of levels.
Fast - Rush the enemy, grab only the weapons/ammo for enemies you must fight. You are looking to get to checkpoints with as little resistance as possible, beating the level under 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Use a powerful weapon combo like BR/Shotgun or Sword, BR/Sniper. Use the Shotgun or Sword to take down an enemy quickly while you are rushing past if you are met with too much resistance.
  • Find alternate routes that will keep you primarily hidden from enemies.
  • Use Ghosts, Banshees, Warthogs for speed and their ability to get you to areas you could not get to by foot.
  • Use a ranged weapon and pick off enemies from afar that will kill you as you Rush (Knights, Turrets).
  • Use cover when needed but also to remain hidden from enemies walking/running past
  • Stickies are very powerful, use them often when they are available.
  • Save Power weapons for the Hunters, or tough enemies near end of levels.
You can use both these methods interchangeably, sometimes you will get to a point where you must clear the area of all enemies before moving on. Adopt a method you feel comfortable with.

Be sure to check out Want to Beat Halo 4 on Solo Legendary? Here’s 13 Top Tips to Help You

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 05:34 AM

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14764 Skullduggery 15 :gsicon:
Completed any Campaign mission with 3 or more Skulls on Heroic or harder.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Skulls are now available right from the start. Complete a Mission either Solo or Cooperatively with the following Silver Skulls turned on. Mission 1 'Dawn' is a fine choice for attempting this.
  • Cowbell
  • Grunt Birthday
  • IWHBYD

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14765 Bropocalypse 10 :gsicon:
Completed any Campaign mission cooperatively on Heroic or harder.


Campaign related. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Complete a Mission Cooperatively. This should unlock naturally during your first playthrough upon completion of Mission 1 'Dawn'.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14767 Contact the Domain 10 :gsicon:
Found a Terminal in the Campaign.


Campaign related. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Find your first Terminal either Solo or Cooperatively. The earliest Terminal to find is 'Requiem' found on Mission 2 'Requiem'.

See Terminus for a video clip of this and all the Terminals locations in the Campaign.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14769 Terminus 50 :gsicon:
Found all of the Terminals in the Campaign.


Campaign related. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Find all the Terminals either Solo or Cooperatively. Hold :xbut: to download Terminal video to be able to watch on Waypoint at a later time.

Note: Finding the last one unlocks the achievement, you do not need to watch them.
Spoilers!: Spoilers within the video and text description. View at own discretion.


Timelinks
0:06 - Terminal 1 - Mission 2 'Requiem' - Rally Point Bravo
At the end of the level, after defeating 2 hunters, you will come to a long hall. At the end of the hall you will view this terminal in plain sight under a clear ramp that leads to the end.

0:35 - Terminal 2 - Mission 3 'Forerunner' - Rally Point Bravo
During the mission, near the beginning, you will defeat a small group of crawlers and a promethean knight outside in an open area, and your HUD will begin to become distorted. Masterchief and Cortana will begin speaking about the signal distortion, and masterchief will say "What's with this distortion?". Once this happens, the terminal should be on ground level, under the next objective.

1:05 - Terminal 3 - Mission 4 'Infinity' - Rally Point Bravo
After meeting up with your teammates, there will be a short cutscene and you will spawn inside a ship. Just turn around and the terminal will be directly behind you.

1:28 - Terminal 4 - Mission 5 'Reclaimer' - Rally Point Bravo
Midway through the level, after the first main cutscene, you will end up indoors. You will have to pick up Cortana and make your way through a hallway. Instead of boarding the elevator (primary on-screen objective) take a right and the terminal should be there.

1:55 - Terminal 5 - Mission 6 'Shutdown' - Rally Point Delta
When progressing through this mission, you will come to a section with a bunch of light bridges. At one point you will reach the end of the path and two hunters will appear. The terminal is directly before this checkpoint, but you can easily backtrack. When going from the entrance to the location of the hunters, take the last possible left and the terminal will be located behind the structure on this platform.

2:21 - Terminal 6 - Mission 7 'Composer' - Rally Point Bravo
Once you reach the outdoor part of this level, run across the terrain to the building that says "Atrium" on the side. At the base of that sign is the Terminal. The "Atrium" sign does repeat itself on the side of the building, but this is one the closest and in the most clear sight from where you begin this section.

2:59 - Terminal 7 - Mission 8 'Midnight' - Rally Point Bravo
Once you get to the part of the level where you are in foot, progress through the story by clearing the rooms of enemies and moving forward. Once you enter the 3rd or 4th room, you should see the terminal located behind two pillars. Walk around to the back side to access it.
* Clueless * Credits: Maka for the video guide and text description.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14768 Digging up the Past 20 :gsicon:
Found and accessed Chief's record in mission 1.


Campaign Mission 1 'Dawn' specific. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

The Chief's record can be found down a ramp on your left after Cortana uploads herself into the chip that you insert into your helmet.
Press :xbut: to access it.

Do NOT head into the next room to touch the control panel before finding the record. It glitches the achievement for some reason.

Glitchy: Can be glitchy!
The Fix: Restart the level. Next time don't touch the control panel and it should unlock.

* Clueless * Credits: Plue for the video clip.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14770 Midnight Launch 20 :gsicon:
Got significant air in the Warthog at midnight in mission 2.


Campaign Mission 2 'Requiem' specific. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Be the driver in a Warthog and achieve significant air when your console time is at 12:00 am. Only the Driver will unlock the achievement. It's been reported that the achievement may take a couple seconds to unlock.

If 12:00 am has passed you can alter the console's time by either methods
  • Online - "change your timezone to one that's about to strike midnight so you can stay on LIVE and put a timestamp on the achievement."
  • Offline - "set your console's clock to 23:50 (to be safe), then load up Mission 2: Requiem.

"Rush through the start of the mission (no enemies), until you reach the Warthog. Press your 360 Guide Button and wait for the time to hit 12pm (midnight). Drive the Warthog down the dirt track for about 20 seconds until you reach a destroyed pipe. Blast your way through it and at the end you'll hit a jump. If done at the right time, the achievement will unlock during mid-air."

* Clueless * Credits: Nozza x360a & lifeexpectancy for this description; Gackt and XenixF47 for their helpful info; Maka for the video guide.

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 05:37 AM

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14771 This is my Rifle, This is my Gun 20 :gsicon:
Carried a UNSC weapon all the way through mission 3 on Heroic or harder.


Campaign Mission 3 'Forerunner' specific. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

You start out with 2 UNSC weapons
  • Assault Rifle
  • Magnum Pistol (recommended)
Pick one of the two to carry with you as your secondary weapon until the Mission ends. It is ok if you run out of Ammo on the UNSC weapon. - It is NOT ok if you drop it - 'Revert to last Save' if you accidentally drop it.

Note: If playing on Heroic Cooperatively, you mustn't die. You will not respawn with a UNSC weapon. Unless your buddy is willing to 'Revert to Last Save' every time one of you die, your best bet is to play this one Solo, or play it Safe if you must play it Co-op.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14772 Bros to the Close 20 :gsicon:
Completed mission 4 without one preventable Marine death on Heroic or harder.


Campaign Mission 4 'Infinity' specific. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Use 'Mission Select' to after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Easiest if done Cooperatively. There are a total of 6 UNSC Marines that must survive.

2 Marines - join you after your encounter with Commander Laskey.
4 Marines - are fighting Crawlers, Watchers, Knights at the base of a hill.

You can start at 'Rally Point Bravo' if you've completed the level already.
Use ranged weapons when you can to keep a distance between the Marines and the Promethean Crawlers, Knights and Watchers. If your Marines charge forward, try to keep yourself in front of your Marines to keep the enemy fire focused on you. You will want to take out any Promethean Knights, Watcher and Turrets ASAP from afar, they do the most damage vs your Marines. You will find turrets scattered throughout the area thereafter that are helpful when waiting for Cortana to unlock the hatch. Once she unlocks it, retrieve her chip and the achievement will unlock.

Note: If a Marine dies, you are able to 'Revert to Last Save' as much as you please, the achievement will still unlock. If you happen to get a save checkpoint while one is dead, you must restart the level (back to 'Rally Point Bravo')



http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14773 Mortardom 20 :gsicon:
In Mission 5, steal a Wraith and use it to kill at least four enemy Wraiths on Heroic or harder.


Campaign Mission 5 'Reclaimer' specific. Online not required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

The easiest way to steal a Wraith is to kill the gunner from a safe distance, and emp blast it with the charged Plasma Pistol shot (hold :rtbut: and release). While it is temporary disabled, you must go along side it press :xbut: to steal it. Make sure you are Holding :xbut: to 'Operate Plasma Cannon'. This will kick out the 'Wraith Operator' and you must shoot him. Then you can Hold :xbut: along side it to 'Operate Wraith'.
Now use it to destroy 4 other Wraiths. The trick is to keep moving & dodging the enemy Wraith's plasma attack while staying a safe distance from them, especially their short/mid ranged gunner's attack. There are a total of 8 Wraiths in the level.



http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14774 Explore the Floor 20 :gsicon:
In Mission 6, trick or force a Hunter to fall to his demise.


Campaign Mission 6 'Shutdown' specific. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

There are two Hunters found after Rally Point Delta that you can lure into charging you. Jump/Jetpack out of the way at the last moment and one will fall to his demise.

* Clueless * Credits: Maka for the video guide.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14775 Give Him the Stick 20 :gsicon:
In Mission 7, in solo Campaign, take out both Hunters using only the Sticky Detonator.


Campaign Mission 7 'Composer' specific. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

Kill both Hunters using only the Sticky Detonator while playing Solo.
A Sticky Detonator is acquired in a weapon cabinet in the far left corner in the lab where the two Hunters are wrecking havoc. A second Sticky Detonator is found within the small white room within this lab. It is a remotely detonated weapon. Press :rtbut: to fire a sticky onto a Hunter. The sticky will only explode when you press :rtbut: a second time. You have 5 rounds in the Sticky Detonator, so play this level on Easy because it will take two Sticks to kill each one. Pick up a second round of ammo if you are playing on a higher difficulty.

* Clueless * Credits: Hishoa for his helpful info; NeedToAchieve & Plasma SKX for their video guide.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14776 Chief, Smash! 20 :gsicon:
In Mission 8, kill 3 Crawlers in one hit with the Gravity Hammer.


Campaign Mission 8 'Midnight' specific. Online not required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Use 'Mission Select' after initial Campaign playthrough if missed.

The Hammer is acquired in an armoury room shortly after Rally Point Bravo. Crawlers are the dog looking beasts with orange flame heads. Wait until many traverse the bridge to try to attack you at once, and kill 3 with one swing of the Gravity Hammer. If you wait/survive long enough there will be swarms of them to smash.

Glitchy: Can be glitchy.
The Fix: Just keep at it until it unlocks.


* Clueless * Credits: NeedToAchieve & Plasma SKX for their video guide.

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 05:38 AM

http://www.x360a.org/forum/picture.p...ictureid=14778 Not Some Recruit Anymore 15 :gsicon:
Ranked up your Spartan-IV to SR-5.


Infinity Multiplayer related. Online Required.

Please see Movin' on Up achievement description.


http://www.x360a.org/forum/picture.p...ictureid=14779 Movin' On Up 25 :gsicon:
Ranked up your Spartan-IV to SR-20.


Infinity Multiplayer related. Online Required.
You Rank up your Spartan-IV and earn points through the Infinity game modes
  • War Games - Competitive Multiplayer
  • Spartan Ops - Cooperative Multiplayer

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14780 I <3 Red vs Blue 15 :gsicon:
Won 5 War Games matchmaking matches.


Infinity Multiplayer :: War Games related. Online Required.

Please see Hanging on the Combat Deck achievement description.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14781 Hanging on the Combat Deck 30 :gsicon:
Won 20 War Games matchmaking matches.


Infinity Multiplayer :: War Games related. Online Required.
Win 20 matchmade games within War Games mode. Does NOT need to be in a row, nor in one sitting.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14782 Operation Completion 15 :gsicon:
Completed a Spartan Ops Mission on any difficulty.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete a Spartan Ops Chapter either Solo or Cooperatively.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14783 A Legendary Episode 40 :gsicon:
Completed all chapters in Spartan Ops Episode 1 on Legendary difficulty.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Must be obtained on Legendary.
Complete all 5 chapters within Spartan Ops Episode 1 'Infinity' either Solo or Cooperatively. This cannot be done using matchmaking, those games are set at Heroic difficulty only.

Glitchy: This achievement can be glitchy and won't unlock for some.
The Fix: "Complete the missions co-op legendary and if it doesn't unlock then play 1 mission legendary solo and you will unlock it this way."

* Clueless * Credits: MyRifleIsBroken for the fix.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14784 Dedicated to Crimson 80 :gsicon:
Completed all chapters in the first 5 episodes of Spartan Ops on any difficulty.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
Complete all 5 chapters within all the 5 Spartan Ops Episodes either Solo or Cooperatively for a total of 25 chapters.

Glitchy: This achievement can be glitchy and won't unlock for some.
The Fix: Replay a mission Solo (Easy is fine) and it should unlock.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14785 Crimson Alone 20 :gsicon:
Completed a Spartan Ops chapter solo on Legendary.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Must be obtained on Legendary.
Complete Chapter 2 'Sniper Alley' (Episode 1 'Infinity'), it's the easiest chapter to do this Solo.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14786 Roses vs Violets 20 :gsicon:
Found one of the RvB Easter Eggs in Spartan Ops.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
You can find a RvB Easter Egg within Episode 1 'Infinity' Chapter 5 'Core' either Solo or Cooperatively.

While standing on the bridge (right side/north side) look down into the lava below. You will see a small chest. Zoom in/Scope in and shoot it to unlock the achievement.

* Clueless * Credits: cheevo360 for this Easter Egg description; NeedToAchieve & Plasma SKX for their video guide.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14787 No One Left Behind 20 :gsicon:
Saved at least one Marine in Chapter 3 of Episode 2 of Spartan Ops on Heroic or harder.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Save at least one Marine in Episode 2 'Artifact', Chapter 3 'Hacksaw' either Solo or Cooperatively.

This is very easy to do online Cooperatively with 3 other players. There are about 4 Marines to protect. If you stay with them and take out the Elites, Hunters, and Ghost & Wraiths ASAP, you should have no problem keeping at least one Marine alive throughout the Chapter.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14788 Knight in White Assassination 20 :gsicon:
Assassinated a Knight in any Spartan Ops mission.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Can be obtained on Easy+.
When behind a Knight, press and hold :rbbut: to perform an assassination either Solo or Cooperatively.

You can find a Promethean Knight within Episode 1 'Infinity' Chapter 4 'Sacred'.

Approach the corner in the video clip to 'spawn' the Knight. Wait for him walk away, then get behind him and assassinate him. If he sees you, run away and hide until he gives up and walks back to his normal spot and try again.

* Clueless * Credits: cheevo360 for this description; Maka for his video guide.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14789 What Power Outage? 20 :gsicon:
Completed Chapter 4, Episode 5 of Spartan Ops without losing a generator on Heroic or harder.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Don't lose a generator during Episode 5 'Memento Mori', Chapter 4 'The Cauldron Base' either Solo or Cooperatively.

There are 2 generators you must protect. If you are playing Co-op with 4 players you will spawn with 2 Warthogs at the start of the level. If you are playing Co-op with 2 players, you will spawn with Mantis at the start of the level. Using the Mantis to protect the generators is reported to be the easier method.

Get in the vehicle of your choice and use it to kill the enemies up until you reach the generators. Position your vehicles between or around each generator to protect the one that will be attacked (the side the covenant is dropped off on, that generator is usually attacked). There are also stationary turrets located above each generator if you need extra firepower.

A warthog tactic that works (3+) - Position the Gauss Warthog between the generators.
Have the second Warthog be Spartan driven with 2 marines (one with rockets). Use this Warthog to ambush the Covenant after each time they are dropped off. Your marine with rockets will usually take care of the Phantom's plasma gun, and large groups of Grunts.
Drive back and forth under the bridge and attack the Covenant from behind as they push toward each generator.

Repeat if unsuccessful.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14790 No Easy Way Out 20 :gsicon:
In Ch 1, Ep 5 of Spartan Ops survived the enemy assault during the defense on Normal or harder.


Infinity Multiplayer :: Spartan Ops related. Online Required. Must be obtained on Heroic+.
Survive the assault during Episode 5 'Memento Mori', Chapter 1 'Spartan Miller' either Solo or Cooperatively.
  • Can only be obtained on Heroic+ (description is wrong)
  • You CAN die
  • One sensor must NOT be destroyed.
  • You must clear out all the enemies before activating the final orange switch.

After surviving the assault, and protecting at least one sensor beam, the achievement should unlock. Then you may activate the final orange switch to open the portal for the final jump.

Credit: Maka for his video guide.

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 05:38 AM

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14791 The Challenged 10 :gsicon:
Completed a Challenge.


Infinity Multiplayer related. Online Required.

Please see The Challenger achievement description.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14792 The Challenger 20 :gsicon:
Completed 25 Challenges.


Infinity Multiplayer related. Online Required.
343i provides Daily, Weekly & Monthly challenges that you are able to complete for a substantial amount of credits that will work toward your Rank. To view these challenges and track your progress on completing them:

Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, press :dup: to choose CAREER and then:
:abut: CHALLENGES
Or visit Waypoint :: Challenges to view them.

Complete a total of 5 for The Challenged, and 25 for The Challenger.

Glitchy: May not unlock upon the 25th completed Challenge.
The Fix: Complete a 26th or 27th Challenge and it should unlock.

* Clueless * Credits: SiLeNt Sc0pE 16 for the fix.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14794 Armorer 5 :gsicon:
Changed your Spartan's armor in the Spartan Armor card.


Infinity related, Online required.
Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, choose CUSTOMIZE and then:
:abut: SPARTAN ARMOR
:abut: Helmet
Change your Helmet, Torso or any other body location to an Armor piece other than the default Recruit to unlock
Note: You are not able to change your Armor until you reach Rank SR 8


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14795 Badge 5 :gsicon:
Changed your Emblem in the Spartan ID card.


Infinity related, Online not required.
Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, within CUSTOMIZE choose:
:abut: SPARTAN ID
:abut: Emblem
Change it to any Emblem other than the default Recruit 'Dog Tags' to unlock
Note: You are not able to change your Emblem until you reach Rank SR 4, but you are able to change your Emblem colour from the start.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14796 PWND 5 :gsicon:
Changed your Service Tag in the Spartan ID card.


Infinity related, Online not required.
Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, within CUSTOMIZE choose:
:abut: SPARTAN ID
:abut: Service Tag
Change it and press :start: Done

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14797 What a Poser! 5 :gsicon:
Changed your Spartan's pose in the Spartan ID card.


Infinity related, Online required.
Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, within CUSTOMIZE choose:
:abut: SPARTAN ID
:abut: Stance
Change it to any 'non-Recruit' Stance
Note: You are not able to change your Stance until you reach Rank SR 13

* Clueless * Credits: iGoTiT4FrEe for the Rank requirement info.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14798 The Cartographer 5 :gsicon:
Created and saved a Custom Map in Forge.


Infinity related, Online not required.
Infinity :: Forge 
Game Type: Basic Editing
Map Haven
:abut: Start Forge
:xbut: Place Object
:abut: Magnum
:abut: Drop Object
:start: Press start
:abut: Save as New Map...
Rename it '123'
:start: Done (2x)

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14799 Game Changer 5 :gsicon:
Created and saved a Custom Game type in War Games.


Infinity related, Online not required.
Infinity :: War Games
Game Type: Capture the Flag
Map: Haven
:abut: Game Options
:dright: Score to Win (change 3 to 4)
:ybut: File Options
:abut: Save as new...
:start: Done (2x)

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14800 Snapshot! 5 :gsicon:
Saved a Screenshot from the Theater.


Infinity related, Online not required.
If you have not played a game yet, unlock The Cartographer first, so you have a film to work with.

Infinity :: Theater
:abut: Start Film.
:abut: [Camera] Take Screenshot
:abut: Autoname and save.
Be sure to see The Director to save a Film Clip before you 'End Film'.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14801 The Director 5 :gsicon:
Saved a Film Clip from the Theater.


Infinity related, Online not required.
If you have not played a game yet, unlock The Cartographer first, so you have a film to work with.

Infinity :: Theater
:abut: Start Film
:abut: [•] Record Clip
:abut: [Square] Stop Recording
:abut: Save as...
Rename it '111'
:start: Done (2x)
Be sure to see Snapshot! to take a screenshot before you 'End Film'.


http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14802 Sharing is Caring 5 :gsicon:
Uploaded a File to your File Share.


Infinity related, Online required.
If you have not played a game yet, unlock The Director first, so you have the film clip to work with.

Infinity :: Theater
:abut: Local Films
:abut: Haven
:ybut: 111 (File Options)
:abut: Upload to File Share

Morbious17 11-06-2012 05:45 AM

That was quick.

BiggD 11-06-2012 05:46 AM

Great guide, my man!

iBuzz7S 11-06-2012 05:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The BiggD (Post 5377257)
Great guide, my man!

You might want to look at the profile again. ;)

This is great. While I personally am in no rush for the achievements, it's great to see someone who actually posts around the forums regularly, contribute this and not one of the random members who only post videos and ONLY do it so their videos can be used in a guide.

This will come in handy in the next few weeks.

Thanks to all who is apart of it.

Spock 11-06-2012 05:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by iBuzz7S (Post 5377269)
and not one of the random members who only post videos and ONLY do it so their videos can be used in a guide.

God damn, that gets annoying.

Have you had the game since Friday OP, or are you just really quick? :p

Teh Phantomz 11-06-2012 06:53 AM

Guide is coming along nicely, well done :)

JEEP43524 11-06-2012 06:59 AM

WoW this is look cool !!!

XCVii 007 11-06-2012 07:11 AM

This'll be a very helpful guide, from what I can already tell. :)

Plue 11-06-2012 07:32 AM

Hey, I think I have a better video for the achievement: Digging Up the Past. I think you should put this one in its place.

lifeexpectancy 11-06-2012 07:39 AM

He prob had the guide made before the game even came out. I know I've had mine in a word doc 99% complete since last week since all the achievements are self-explanatory except for the chapter-specific ones and a couple Spartan Ops ones. I just was waiting till midnight MY time to put mine back up since it got taken down and add in all the youtube vids and the last couple descriptions, but seeing as this one is just fine there's no reason to have two on x360a. I'll stick with my walkthrough on TA. Good work OP.

iGoTiT4FrEe 11-06-2012 07:46 AM

Quote:

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ictureid=14797 What a Poser! 5 :gsicon:
Changed your Spartan's pose in the Spartan ID card.


Infinity related, Online required. [?]
Press :start: to access your Spartan Hud, choose CUSTOMIZE and then:

:::: SPARTAN ID :::: ------------------------------------------------- :::: :lbbut: • • :rbbut: ::::
Service Tag
Emblem
Emblem Colours
:abut: Stance
Gender

nice guide, it also should be noted that you can't change your pose/stance until you rank up to SR13

;)

lifeexpectancy 11-06-2012 07:52 AM

FYI for midnight launch you can change your clock and still do it ONLINE for the datestamp. Just change your timezone to one that's about to strike midnight so you can stay on live and put a timestamp on the achievement.

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 08:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Plue (Post 5377376)
Hey, I think I have a better video for the achievement: Digging Up the Past. I think you should put this one in its place. Halo 4 - Achievement Guide: Digging Up the Past - YouTube

Thanks for this! Added it :D

Quote:

Originally Posted by iGoTiT4FrEe (Post 5377390)
nice guide, it also should be noted that you can't change your pose/stance until you rank up to SR13

;)

Noted & changed, thanks for spotting this!

Quote:

Originally Posted by lifeexpectancy (Post 5377393)
FYI for midnight launch you can change your clock and still do it ONLINE for the datestamp. Just change your timezone to one that's about to strike midnight so you can stay on live and put a timestamp on the achievement.

Brilliant! Will update this ASAP

Gman2 11-06-2012 09:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dead Like Me (Post 5280964)
you will have to find a minimum of 3 Skulls.

There is no skulls to find in the campaign?

Very good guide though in depth and simple.

Cheevus Christ 11-06-2012 09:55 AM

this is the best guide so far well done

* Clueless * 11-06-2012 09:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gman2 (Post 5377500)
There is no skulls to find in the campaign?

Very good guide though in depth and simple.

:biglaugh Edited it. Nope, no skulls to find in the campaign :( only terminals.
Note that you can't watch the clips in game, you must 'download' them in game to unlock them for viewing in Waypoint. I believe they ran out of disk space.

Cheers! ;)

theNomad 11-06-2012 11:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dead Like Me (Post 5377508)
:biglaugh Edited it. Nope, no skulls to find in the campaign :( only terminals.
Note that you can't watch the clips in game, you must 'download' them in game to unlock them for viewing in Waypoint. I believe they ran out of disk space.

Cheers! ;)

Nice looking guide, sure it'll come in handy at some point in the not too distant future. I kinda wanna do it legendary solo without any aid for my 1st playthrough, just to say I did it (not sure how hard it'll be yet).

They mentioned a few weeks ago about the terminals being accessed via waypoint only, due to time constraints in including them on disc. Kinda pissed me off a little because 343i did such a good job with anniversary's terminals (would have been nice in months or even years to come to give the game a playthrough to view the terminals & cutscenes.

I'd have liked to have seen Skull collecting included as well, just makes it fun to see how long it goes before someone finds them all, or find the trick to make them appear like H3's rings.

Anyhow thanks fella for the hard work, damn wish my game had come on damned time. :woop:

Burnout x360a 11-06-2012 11:27 AM

Excellent guide, nice and simple. Thanks. :)

feanorfenwe 11-06-2012 01:06 PM

Need help with challenges? I will be posting challenge guides on my blog every morning for Halo 4 at http://facetioussincerity.blogspot.com/

THE DEADLY DOG 11-06-2012 01:16 PM

Ya'll had to know DLM was going to do this guide... Nobody likes Halo more.

Gackt 11-06-2012 01:43 PM

Great guide DLM :D

THE DEADLY DOG 11-06-2012 01:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gackt (Post 5377756)
Great guide DLM :D

http://www.mememaker.net/static/images/memes/951214.jpg

XperimntNterror 11-06-2012 01:58 PM

Superb guide! This will come in very handy. :)

UltimateTT66 11-06-2012 04:41 PM

ADMINS _ Sticky this topic please!!

Maka 11-06-2012 04:56 PM

Hey, I've made video guides for this game. I will updated this playlist with the video as they are released. I try my best to get good quality and commentary in there.
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...ature=view_all

Also, if you want to merge instead of having two guides, please respond to my PM.


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