No Assistance Required achievement in Modern Warfare® 3

No Assistance Required

Complete a Special Ops Mission Mode game on Hardened or Veteran with no player getting downed.

No Assistance Required0
6 guidesOnline/Offline - These achievements can be obtained in either an online or offline game mode.Cooperative - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a cooperative game mode who have met the achievement requirements.Difficulty Specific - These achievements require that the game be played on a certain difficulty level.

How to unlock the No Assistance Required achievement

  • CallumpyCallumpy276,826
    09 Nov 2011 10 Nov 2011 10 Nov 2011
    222 3 49
    Pretty much what the other solutions say, except with a video ;)

    Plug in a second controller and set them both to veteran difficulty on the Milehigh Jack Op. Then change the Op to Stay Sharp and get 17 kills on it with each controller.

    You will get these 2 achievements using this method:
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3No Assistance RequiredThe No Assistance Required achievement in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 worth 37 pointsComplete a Special Ops Mission Mode game on Hardened or Veteran with no player getting downed.
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 350/50The 50/50 achievement in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 worth 35 pointsComplete a Special Ops Mission Mode game with the same number of kills as your partner.

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    Rooner 1August 7, 2018....worked with no problem on xbox one
    Posted by Rooner 1 on 07 Aug 18 at 06:43
    Funkafuliciousworks as of June 22, 2019, no reason they will ever patch this method lol it's been 8 years since the game released
    Posted by Funkafulicious on 22 Jun 19 at 16:59
    Mack StardustStill working as of April 11th 2020.
    Posted by Mack Stardust on 12 Apr at 11:22
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  • FailedSeppukuFailedSeppuku1,130,255
    09 Nov 2011 09 Nov 2011 09 Nov 2011
    59 3 5
    Start 'Spec-Ops' in Splitscreen (playing yourself as the 2nd pad is fine)

    Go into MILEHIGH JACK and change both players to 'Veteran Difficulty'.

    Now 'Change Op' to STAY SHARP.

    Complete the easy assault course level, get 17 kills each for another achievement and both this and 50/50 will pop.
    Or just run through as player 1 if you only need this achievement.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 350/50The 50/50 achievement in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 worth 35 pointsComplete a Special Ops Mission Mode game with the same number of kills as your partner.
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    True MarvellousLol
    Posted by True Marvellous on 11 Nov 11 at 19:20
    diseased maniacWow- I figured I would never be able to evenly split kills or play a level on hardened/veteran without being downed in a spec ops game- too much chaos. I got these two achievements in no time with the method you described. AWESOME!!! Thanks!
    Posted by diseased maniac on 15 Nov 11 at 04:56
    BSquad56i think this has been patched, it didnt pop for me when doing it but I got it on Firewall, it's easy there too.
    Posted by BSquad56 on 09 Aug 13 at 08:17
  • MaurickShepherdMaurickShepherd299,548
    10 Nov 2011 10 Nov 2011
    35 2 9
    Name: No Assistance Required
    Mode: Co-op (Special Ops)
    Difficulty: 4/10

    My achievement glitched on me, and I will explain how you can too if it has yet to be patched. Basically, load up a special ops lobby with a friend on, let's say, Mile-High Jack. Make sure the both of you select the difficulty to Hardened or Veteran in the lobby. Now, DO NOT START THE GAME! Right now, your screen should show you are selecting the mission of Mile High Jack on Hardened or Veteran. Now instead of starting that mission up, switch the mission to the very first one. The game should register the mission as you playing it on Hardened/Veteran, but the mission does not allow you to select a difficulty, because the start you earn on the mission are solely based on how quick you finish the course. Just play through the mission, and it is impossible to down yourself unless you are an incredibly talented individual who gets shot by cardboard cutouts. Try to finish the mission with at least two stars just to be safe (I finished with two and got the achievement). Hopefully, the achievement should have popped up by now!

    Please leave a comment on whether this worked for you or not. If it didn't, I will revise a whole different solution.
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    ACBlenderFinished the mission in 1:35 and still got the achievement lol. Thanks.
    Posted by ACBlender on 13 Nov 11 at 15:58
    MaurickShepherd@NeOnZz

    No, you can only do this to missions you can't set the difficulty for. Also, you don't three star this mission when you do the glitch, you just get this achievement. The only possible way to get three starts for a special ops mission is to either beat the set time limit or finish it on the hardest difficulty. Sorry if you were confused.
    Posted by MaurickShepherd on 15 Nov 11 at 15:29
    draibaIt still works, thank u.
    Posted by draiba on 30 Dec 12 at 22:20
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