KEEP IT CLEAN
|Killed 7 Moa during the 2nd mission of the Campaign.|
*Must be done on Normal or higher difficulty*
|Rate this achievement||Average Rating (Based on 13 votes)|
|Comment #1 by Larry Tanng|
Sunday, September 05, 2010 @ 06:13:55 PM
The New Zealand Moa has been extinct since 1500 AD. It must have been preserved by the ancient Forerunners and placed on Reach as well as Earth. Interesting!
|Comment #2 by Syder|
Monday, September 13, 2010 @ 05:20:30 PM
Dont get it after zhe first 7
|Comment #3 by cleric_80|
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 @ 02:23:00 AM
WTF is a Moa?
|Comment #4 by Collier1313|
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 @ 03:52:54 PM
They're the birds that look like a mix between an ostrich and a chocobo. You're best bet is to run through the level on easy or normal don't worry about the enemies just run through to the check points and shoot them when you see them. Don't quote me on this but I think there are 10 total so you can miss a few and still get the achievement.
|Comment #5 by More_Credible|
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 @ 05:31:52 PM
I just wonder why it's called "KEEP IT CLEAN"...?
|Comment #6 by Tolwyn|
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 @ 11:05:01 PM
I killed about 9 of them and this never popped for me.
|Comment #7 by SoulFlame555|
Thursday, September 16, 2010 @ 10:13:55 AM
Found about 14 of these guys throughout the map. Easy cheevo
|Comment #8 by Mighty Njord|
Thursday, September 16, 2010 @ 01:45:53 PM
If you die, any Moa you've killed before death dont count towards the 7.
|Comment #9 by kiba cheetah|
Thursday, September 16, 2010 @ 05:28:30 PM
i did it on easy and did not die or get the points for this.
|Comment #10 by [ Vehemence ]|
Thursday, September 16, 2010 @ 08:37:15 PM
I completed this on Co-Op Legendary, Single on Heroic and ran through it on Easy w/o dying....no achievement. The awards I did get were all the way up to get 200 kills without dying. I never died once or restarted the level and I counted at least 15 of them that I killed.
|Comment #11 by Dashinleopard|
Friday, September 17, 2010 @ 04:14:30 PM
Only kill 7 birds and it will be unlocked.
|Comment #12 by CurryADDIKT|
Saturday, September 18, 2010 @ 04:47:21 AM
You can't get most Halo: Reach Achievements on Easy. Usually Normal, Hard or Legendary
|Comment #13 by Savage13|
Saturday, September 18, 2010 @ 07:22:12 PM
I've been through this level on normal, heroic and legendary, killing at least 15 of the buggers each time without getting this achievement. Can anyone confirm that you have to kill seven without dying? What is the deal with this freaking 5 pointer?
|Comment #14 by Gator Pin|
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 @ 05:20:19 PM
Seriously. I've killed like ten and didn't get anything
|Comment #15 by XToastySniperX|
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 @ 08:49:30 PM
I believe you can only kill seven; no more, no less. Try that to see if it unlocks.
If not, your best bet is to either forget about it, for possibly it is just a bug.
|Comment #16 by takisama|
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 @ 04:43:41 AM
Yeah, needs to be on at least Normal difficulty. Also, killing them with a vehicle doesn't count. Be sure to either shoot or melee them to make it count. As soon as you hit 7 it should pop, regardless of how many more you kill.
|Comment #17 by The Mayo|
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 @ 04:55:50 AM
Yeah when you choose a difficulty, hover over Easy and it says "Achievements cannot be unlocked on this difficulty", so normal or above without dying or running them over
|Comment #18 by KillerWolf|
Friday, September 24, 2010 @ 11:03:37 AM
That's not the only achiev that doesn't work i got 2 other achievments but did not get the points rewarded for it:s
|Comment #19 by KilljaKK|
Friday, September 24, 2010 @ 12:59:34 PM
I confirmed that there at least 13 on the entire area. And the achievement unlocks right when you kill your 7th. Just do it on Normal so you can sprint through and get this one over with.
|Comment #20 by Karvoc|
Saturday, September 25, 2010 @ 06:24:11 PM
response to Comment #5 by More_Credible
It's called Keep It Clean because you're killing things you do not need to,
so fighting "dirty"
Keeping it clean would be killing only the covenant.
|Comment #21 by MICHAEL BE BOSS|
Sunday, September 26, 2010 @ 03:48:29 PM
very easy achievement. all you need to do is put the difficulty on NORMAL and use your pistol for a 1 shot kill
|Comment #22 by TheUglyCasanova|
Sunday, September 26, 2010 @ 09:51:27 PM
There's actually about 13-15 of them. I got the achievement and still saw another 5 or so afterwards.
|Comment #23 by mudda sulsa|
Monday, September 27, 2010 @ 09:59:07 PM
its such a cheap achievment
|Comment #24 by Dermpit|
Monday, October 11, 2010 @ 08:24:36 AM
its easy just have to pay attention
|Comment #25 by chaser711|
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 @ 01:07:03 AM
Oh my, talk about animal abuse...
|Comment #26 by Crazycatfish11|
Sunday, November 21, 2010 @ 06:38:27 AM
I just did it on normal, you have to look for them.
|Comment #27 by ImmergingJDOG54|
Sunday, November 28, 2010 @ 02:43:38 PM
you cant get achievements on easy
|Comment #28 by tspires01|
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 12:53:55 AM
did anyone feel bad for killing them?
|Comment #29 by XxSHADY FAN36xX|
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 01:57:08 AM
WTF I FUKN KILLED EVERY MOA THING ON THE MAP 8 TIMES AND STILL DOEN IT IT PISSSSENM ME OFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
|Comment #30 by duyzurich|
Tuesday, January 04, 2011 @ 02:00:52 AM
Pain in the butt to hunt them all down, but I didn't seem to have any issues once number seven was taken down.
|Comment #31 by astreal2000|
Thursday, January 13, 2011 @ 10:36:19 PM
Fun, easy achievement.
|Comment #32 by Griffin Maverick|
Friday, January 14, 2011 @ 03:57:32 PM
This was easy, just sprint to objectives and shoot from distance with pistol
|Comment #33 by cool sk8er dude|
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 10:25:01 PM
this is definately the most achievement ever. but i found out that to get it the moa have to be shot. no splatters or beat downs. sux for creative killing.
|Comment #34 by Bionickel|
Friday, January 28, 2011 @ 09:35:46 AM
This thing is so lame it doesn't even deserve to be called an achievement. I
mean, kill 7 defenceless non-covenant non-flood BIRDS? Thats just sad.
|Comment #35 by NotoriousPSC|
Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 11:34:45 AM
Take THIS Peta!
|Comment #36 by xJIMMYxJAZZx|
Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 02:32:08 PM
There are only a certain amount of Moa on the first level. If you die trying to kill them, your kill count resets. Keep that in mind if you're trying to earn this "achievement."
|Comment #37 by Devil Ownpag|
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 @ 11:21:06 AM
mission: winter contingency
difficulty: normal or higher
other: no deaths
|Comment #38 by mickyblue|
Wednesday, February 09, 2011 @ 12:55:07 AM
i hate fucking birds! i loved shooting them! :D
|Comment #39 by TheoMachia|
Sunday, March 06, 2011 @ 04:27:19 PM
I used the pistol, one shot one kill, and received the achievement on my seventh bird. I think you have to start mission from the beginning and go all the way through, it didn't work when I tried to restart from last save and get seven that way.
|Comment #40 by akaMIREX|
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 @ 09:33:28 AM
Don't over complicate it! You just nee to kill 7 of the Birds, without dying, on the second mission, on Normal or above, with a gun (not mellee or squashing!).
|Comment #41 by DrPlumm420|
Monday, March 21, 2011 @ 09:32:32 AM
you dont need to use bullets. i just punched them. its easier since they dont run away when you get near them.
|Comment #42 by XxXCOEXxX|
Friday, April 01, 2011 @ 11:15:08 AM
moas are a retarded sort of ostrich thing on the 2nd mission
|Comment #43 by Litejk|
Saturday, April 16, 2011 @ 06:56:57 AM
|Comment #44 by xUnluckyy|
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 07:01:11 AM
I live in New Zealand :)
Was suprised to see Moa in this game.
If Moa were still alive here I would be scared... They are massive.
|Comment #45 by darthabyss567|
Saturday, June 11, 2011 @ 05:12:09 AM
when i first saw the name of the achievment i had no freakin idea what a moa was
|Comment #46 by QU1CKSTUFF|
Monday, June 13, 2011 @ 11:47:54 AM
this is a fun achievement
|Comment #47 by CreepierStompp|
Wednesday, August 03, 2011 @ 01:40:30 AM
If you kill a MOA with a vehicle it won't count.
|Comment #48 by oOo Jay P oOo|
Thursday, August 18, 2011 @ 11:40:10 PM
so easy but i didnt know this was an acheivement and i just finished this level :(
|Comment #49 by LKP|
Saturday, October 15, 2011 @ 04:00:31 PM
It does count if you kill with a vehicle ^^
and go to alpha checkpoint to find the most moa
|Comment #50 by Bozilla96|
Monday, November 21, 2011 @ 04:28:03 PM
i felt so sad killing such inoccent birds
|Comment #51 by Shizelbs|
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 @ 01:40:21 AM
I did get the achievement using vehicle kills.
|Comment #52 by CoolDudeClan|
Sunday, December 04, 2011 @ 04:19:52 AM
Those uglys birds on winter contingency, god I hated finding them super easy ach though.
|Comment #53 by CBgamer v3|
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 @ 02:15:03 AM
This one's frustrating just because they would never stay together they would just scatter whenever I git near them. Finally got it though
|Comment #54 by masterchiefP|
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 10:43:39 PM
Possibly the easiest achievement in the game.
|Comment #55 by Flamingspaid|
Saturday, March 03, 2012 @ 01:26:03 PM
This was a fun acheivement to get
|Comment #56 by iiSaVaGeiiMNQ|
Sunday, June 24, 2012 @ 01:16:32 AM
they kept on running away from me!!!! lol
|Comment #57 by Wired|
Sunday, December 09, 2012 @ 05:49:46 PM
For what it's worth... some I killed with bullets, some with plasma repeater. Did this after I beat the game on Heroic and started again on Legendary.
|Comment #58 by TREX1979|
Friday, March 15, 2013 @ 04:35:38 PM
Did this with all sorts of different guns on normal after I beat the game solo on legendary and got it - u just can't die or restart it looks like u have to kill 7 without dying or restating a check point that's how I got it
|Comment #59 by noble7resolute|
Sunday, May 12, 2013 @ 01:13:15 AM
these little shits can be hard to find if you let them scatter too far right off the bat
|Comment #60 by BunchaWords|
Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 04:43:58 AM
I realize this thread is kinda old, but if anyone reads this:
Does melee-ing them count towards the achievement? I personally find it easier to melee them. Saves bullets.
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