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They are going THROUGH! achievement in Call of Duty Black Ops

They are going THROUGH!

In Ascension, kill at least 5 zombies with 1 Gersh Device.

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How to unlock the They are going THROUGH! achievement

  • IGutlessIWonderIGutlessIWonder357,981
    02 Feb 2011 06 Feb 2011 03 Sep 2011
    54 4 39
    This is most likely the easiest achievement to get in the first DLC (First Strike) for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

    First off, you will need to head to the mystery box and hopefully what pops up will be the Gersh Device. I like to call them black holes, though, Gersh is the name for it. The Gersh device looks somewhat like a waffle maker. You will also notice that you have 3 purple-ish/black-ish circles next to your grenade inventory underneath your score on the bottom right of your screen.

    Next step is to throw the Gersh device using your Left Bumper (LB) when there are five (5) or more zombies around you or around where you are throwing it. Then the black hole will suck the zombies in and you just sit back and watch as you obtain and easy 35 gamerscore for the 'They are going THROUGH!' achievement.

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    IGutlessIWonderI'd love to help but I haven't been on TA much lately, let alone playing Black Ops. Flolais' suggestions looks to be legit.
    Posted by IGutlessIWonder on 14 Dec 12 at 04:54
    DROGTURISTJust posting to confirm that Flolais method works fine. I had all map packs and despite getting 10+ zombies with a device 6 times in one game, it wouldn't unlock. Deleted all, cleared cache, reinstalled First Strike and got the patch upon game boot and the achievement popped on the first Gersch I threw.
    Posted by DROGTURIST on 02 Feb 13 at 14:18
    X1337Sn1PerzXAs of November 2017, this achievement unlocked without issue. I'm playing on Xbox One via backwards compatibility and have all DLC packs installed.
    Posted by X1337Sn1PerzX on 26 Nov 17 at 05:45
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  • Th3Freak55Th3Freak55211,013
    18 May 2011 18 May 2011 22 May 2011
    27 3 0
    I recomend doing this achievement solo because that was the only way i was able to get the gersh device from the box.
    For the first two rounds, just take your time killing zombies with your knife and repairing windows to get money. Then you should buy the revive perk and M14. Open the door upstairs so you have more room to run around. Head to the lander pad and move in circles, killing the zombies until you have at least 3200 points. You should make a crawler and kill the rest of the zombies so you won't be attacked while you are using the box.Open the gate across from the lander pad, head in the building and run to the top floor and open the door to get to the roof. The mystery box is always up there the first time. Now just use the box and hope that the Gersh device shows up. If you don't get it, kill the crawler and fight more zombies to try again.

    Once you have it, get a large group of zombies together and use it. Be careful though, because it takes a few seconds to use it and you might die if you aren't careful.
  • MC0REBEMC0REBE518,543
    25 Jul 2013 04 Jul 2012 22 Sep 2014
    16 3 3
    The Gersch device is very usefull item in Ascension & Moon which will drag all zombies into this and kill them with an explosion. You have a maximum of 3 of these and you receive 50 points per zombie that got killed (or 130 when you hold the ballistic knife. Check out the image below to find out how it looks like.

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    Because no one mentioned it before (although there all excellent solutions), you cannot pick up the "Matryoshka Doll" (there's an image below). You can only hold one item that you can use with cn_LB. Just adding this to all existing solutions because it happened to me twice.

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    Happy hunting!
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    Nice guide.
    Posted on 02 Sep 12 at 00:22
    TexasHONZYou say nothing about the achievement. JUST the device. Which is not helpful for getting 5 kills. You have no strategy tips, no helpful places to do it, you don't even say WHERE you get it.

    Bad walkthrough.
    Posted by TexasHONZ on 15 Mar 14 at 04:17
    DaOverUnderDownvote because I got the gersch two spins after a matriska.
    Posted by DaOverUnder on 09 Jul 15 at 01:56
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