Conservationist achievement in The Orange Box


Kill five enemies with the same energy ball.

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How to unlock the Conservationist achievement

  • AlbinoKidELITEAlbinoKidELITE1,497,392
    30 Sep 2009 30 Sep 2009
    55 1 1
    I did this during the bridge battle towards the end of the "Follow Freeman" chapter, just before you come to fight the Striders for the first time (and just after a gunship battle, if we're being thorough). The enemies are clustered into a small room at the opposite end of the bridge, so one good shot with your energy ball (note for the ignorant, which I once was among: the energy ball is the alternate fire button on your pulse rifle) into this crowded area and you can count yourself unlucky if it doesn't bounce around and take out 5 people; there are about a dozen combine soldiers come through that room in total, so lots of achievement fodder. If not, reload your game (you DID save it beforehand, right?) and try again, it shouldn't take too much effort in this location.

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    NovaQuantumAccidently got mine on the first try during this section unintentionally. I just panic shot on that bridge and got it.
    Posted by NovaQuantum on 16 Mar at 04:09
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  • CinnyisCinnyis58,660
    17 Jan 2009 17 Jan 2009
    36 2 2
    A great place to do this is in the Our Benefactor chapter. After you get your super charged gravity gun you'll eventually come go up a small lift then go thru a passage on the right (don't forget to recharge your suit in the passage). When you come round the corner, there will be many enemies coming after you in groups of 3 or 4. This is a great spot to get both the Conservationist and Atomizer achievements.
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    MissFuchsiaFireGreat tip. Thanks. :)
    Posted by MissFuchsiaFire on 25 Jan 11 at 01:35
    szogyenyi1993Haha! Thy, i did it with the first try!
    Posted by szogyenyi1993 on 15 Mar 14 at 15:49
  • Crimson DrifterCrimson Drifter887,082
    10 Jan 2008 18 Sep 2008
    28 2 2
    Best place to get this is in the citadel. You will find energy balls floating around all over the place. Simply pull one in with the Gravity gun, kill a guard, then suck it back it, when you come upon another kill him, rinse and repeat five times. Easier to do in confined areas as its easier to suck the energy ball back in with the Gravity Gun.
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