|Score a headshot on any enemy using Expert targeting mode.|
This isn't as difficult as it sounds. There are three difficulty settings, one of them being Expert. Using the Expert difficult you will need to manually aim at all your targets without aid from the auto aim system. Just take your time on this difficulty and carefully aim for the head.
|Rate this achievement||Average Rating (Based on 7 votes)|
|Comment #1 by loserswin120|
Friday, June 04, 2010 @ 11:30:09 PM
Whats the difference between expert and casual targeting mode?
|Comment #2 by hockeyjosh12|
Monday, June 07, 2010 @ 11:31:21 AM
expert mode doesn't let you lock on, while casual locks on to the target. but its an easy achievment. just go into dead eye.
|Comment #3 by o N chubz o|
Saturday, June 19, 2010 @ 02:33:14 PM
I found this easier to do with a sniper rifel
|Comment #4 by mini me|
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 @ 10:24:37 PM
bounty hunt put on outfit for that gang then go shoot 1st one in the face
|Comment #5 by victorache|
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 @ 10:08:44 PM
I use dead eye but cant do that!
|Comment #6 by tayboone|
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 @ 10:43:48 PM
Not sure what makes it expert targeting apart from... the targeting I've been using. I've shot heads in dead eye, with every weapon, everything, but it won't unlock.
|Comment #7 by victorache|
Friday, July 02, 2010 @ 02:54:16 PM
I can not do with any of these suggestions....
|Comment #8 by SJ Shark Byte|
Thursday, July 08, 2010 @ 08:58:15 PM
took me one shot. in a battle change from normal (or casual) to expert aim [PAUSE, OPTIONS, CONFIG] then aim at a guys head (shouldn't be too hard). DONT USE DEAD EYE.(i dont know if you can though) Once you unlock just go back to normal.
|Comment #9 by SachshoT|
Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 04:13:57 PM
you need to go to options and then config to change targeting mode to expert.
I got the achievement by tying up an enemy and then shoot him in the head, just went in to town and tied up a gang-member and then shot him
|Comment #10 by Darth Rankine|
Sunday, July 18, 2010 @ 07:58:30 AM
So I am assuming that this can be done in single player.
|Comment #11 by mitchv79|
Monday, August 02, 2010 @ 01:21:28 PM
Yes, it can be done in single player. I did it in Armadillo on someone dragging a lady behind their horse. It's the easiest achievement ever. Just pause the game, go into options, then game options, and toggle the targeting mode to Expert. Unpause, go into Dead Eye, aim at someone's head and fire...achievement unlocked. Then you can immediately go back to Normal targeting.
|Comment #12 by xGlaielx|
Saturday, August 28, 2010 @ 11:50:40 PM
Make sure you change the single player targeting to expert, cuz I believe theres 2 options. You're using the right option if you can not lock on to enemies
|Comment #13 by PugslyPuppy|
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 @ 02:05:31 PM
Did this on my first shot. No tricks, nothing fancy. Maybe I just got lucky. Who knows?
|Comment #14 by Gawain X|
Thursday, November 11, 2010 @ 06:50:47 AM
You can definitely do this with Red Eye, I just did. Open up options, make sure your targeting mode is set to expert (not casual or normal), then just aim at someone's head and blammo. The description said "enemy", which I took to mean a red dot. But it doesn't have to be. I rode after a horse thief and took him out with my rifle via Dead Eye to get it.
|Comment #15 by Shoffy15|
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 @ 10:51:49 PM
Very easy just put it on expert and go to thieves landing to shoot someone in the head, it will bring no wanted level and unlock achievement
|Comment #16 by TomTomTM|
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 06:00:07 AM
I did it without dead eye, i just went to an area where i wanted poster led me and then when the gang didn't notice me i walked up to on eof them and shot them in the face, easy 5g haha
|Comment #17 by Wildfire WarPig|
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 08:07:45 PM
Ive tried this several times and it still hasnt unlocked :(
well off to kill more people i suppose
|Comment #18 by Superjoint Ritual|
Thursday, January 06, 2011 @ 02:29:10 PM
It is apparently glitched for some as Rockstar has confirmed a patch for it.
|Comment #19 by the Sgt Sw|
Saturday, January 08, 2011 @ 05:18:05 AM
From what I hear it only unlocks in SINGLE player. Can anyone confirm. I've been
trying in multiplayer and its just not unlocking.
|Comment #20 by xF 3 A R L 3 SS|
Monday, January 24, 2011 @ 04:24:09 PM
This achievement can glitch and will not give you the achievement,
i have this problem :(
|Comment #21 by Fourthmealt|
Sunday, February 06, 2011 @ 02:03:25 PM
Does it have to be in single player or public free roam?
|Comment #22 by Intimidator 65|
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 03:15:11 PM
I got this yesterday with a woman flagging me down, ambush. Just changed targeting to expert, then nailed her and it popped.
|Comment #23 by Intimidator 65|
Friday, February 11, 2011 @ 03:16:44 PM
Also, I did this during normal story line play. So, yes, single palyer works.
|Comment #24 by jembree89|
Thursday, March 03, 2011 @ 10:15:13 PM
i got this by fluke. you can do it on the campaign. i did it with a machine gun about five seconds after i changed the targeting mode lol
|Comment #25 by d3v11s adv0cat3|
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 @ 01:52:42 PM
wow this was easy
|Comment #26 by bloodyaxe1177|
Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 12:33:23 PM
dead eye, dead eye, dead eye
|Comment #27 by DrkPoliz|
Friday, April 01, 2011 @ 04:37:13 PM
Couldn't be easier. Just approach a gang hideout. Before they notice you, go to options, switch to expert targeting mode in the options menu, dead eye a head shot on a gang member.
When they're on to you, switch back if you need/want to.
|Comment #28 by Lee Lee 94|
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 @ 01:07:36 PM
Easy achievement got it when RDR first came out last year
|Comment #29 by MustangNights1|
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:47:09 AM
easy, change aiming difficulty find a random encounter (1-2 enemies), aim, kill, done. deadeye not needed
|Comment #30 by xBeNoUzE|
Saturday, June 04, 2011 @ 12:41:28 PM
|Comment #31 by talkietoasta84|
Saturday, June 11, 2011 @ 08:57:43 AM
I got this totally by fluke by duelling with someone. Duelling is no more difficult in expert mode (as far as I can tell) so if you are in expert mode when someone challenges you, it should pop no problem... unless you're a bit rubbish at duelling...!
|Comment #32 by JPnut|
Saturday, July 02, 2011 @ 09:18:03 AM
I hogtied a guy in the mine, switched to expert in menu, stood over top of him and shot right in the face ;-) . it popped on first try. no glitches here
|Comment #33 by CourtesyFlush82|
Thursday, July 14, 2011 @ 05:00:11 PM
Yea, just make sure you change you setting from Casual to Expert then you'll get it.
|Comment #34 by a girl in a box|
Thursday, July 14, 2011 @ 11:41:33 PM
i didn't have to do anything. just headshot a random guy as soon as i got dead eye and it popped. my game apparently started default on expert cuz i never changed anything.
|Comment #35 by LordZOmbiE|
Friday, July 29, 2011 @ 05:48:02 PM
Just use dead eye on a normal civilian!
|Comment #36 by Mahogz|
Sunday, August 14, 2011 @ 09:36:40 AM
This one is pretty easy, I did it when doing a gang hideout in West Elizabeth. Ran upto a enemy hiding behind boxes, switched the options for expert targetting mode and went into dead eye.
|Comment #37 by This M4chine|
Saturday, August 20, 2011 @ 04:48:13 AM
This isn't difficult at all. Turn on expert (which should be on anyway, Jesus) and aim for the head. It baffles me that people need to use dead eye or turn on casual, lock on, and then switch to hardcore. They made this achievement worth so little because it is easy as hell. What is wrong with the world?
|Comment #38 by Apple2Forever|
Thursday, August 25, 2011 @ 02:52:04 PM
Pretty easy, but it seems that it definitely has to be an enemy. I tried shooting random people at MacFarlane's ranch in the head and it didn't work.
|Comment #39 by FLUFFHEADDD|
Sunday, October 09, 2011 @ 07:49:23 PM
done in single player. Easiest thing in the world. Make sure you're in expert mode in the options menu. Achievement popped up right away when i shot an enemy in the head.
|Comment #40 by Ranked Enforcer|
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 @ 10:09:05 PM
|Comment #41 by tomloiodice|
Sunday, December 11, 2011 @ 09:15:11 AM
lol real easy, after reading about the achievement i turned it to expert, unpaused my game and some dude was stealing my horse. BANG achievement poped.
|Comment #42 by NowIGottaWetCha|
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:14:09 AM
SUPER EASY! just hogtie a criminal then shoot him in the head
|Comment #43 by Vx Jebediah xV|
Monday, March 26, 2012 @ 12:43:24 AM
Does DIFINITIVLY not unlock in multplayer free roam or Pvp
|Comment #44 by Rbrt555|
Monday, May 07, 2012 @ 01:24:13 PM
|Comment #45 by Grinfucd|
Monday, August 13, 2012 @ 08:56:35 AM
i tried this one on single player i shot a civilian so i get a wanted level, then i shot all the caps that came after me in the head. i had expert targeting enabled as well but didnt get the achievement. do cops count as enemies? or should i try this in a combat mission?
|Comment #46 by WolfangAukang|
Thursday, January 31, 2013 @ 09:43:50 AM
I recommend doing this in Undead Nightmare, just to be sure you killed him in the head. Change in options/config/targeting mode to expert, use Dead Eye and voalà
|Comment #47 by EternalWolf|
Sunday, February 03, 2013 @ 06:26:42 AM
Start, Options, Config.
You can figure the rest out from there, it's really not that hard :).
|Comment #48 by IKV91|
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 09:45:20 AM
I'm willing to help anybody with any achievement/challenges for the price of 20 headshots per achievement/5 per challenge. My gt: IKV91.
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