Pale Horse achievement in XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Pale Horse

Kill 500 aliens.

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2 guidesOffline Game Mode - These achievements require play in game modes that do not necessitate a connection to any online services.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.Cumulative + - These achievements are obtained by repeatedly performing the same action or set of actions over time.

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  • UnjustlyViciousUnjustlyVicious133,308
    12 Oct 2012 15 Oct 2012
    8 1 3
    This achievement is a Tally of all single player games, you dont have to kill all 500 in a single game. The amount you have done is shown at the end of a game at a statistics screen.

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    MetalThreshkeenIt appears to even track kills you "undo" by reloading a previous save. I unlocked this achievement during the final mission on my first play-through, but the enemy kill count in the end-game stats screen only showed around 460 kills.
    Posted by MetalThreshkeen on 17 Oct 12 at 21:11
    ardliveI deleted a couple of my failed Iron Man saves (oops). Do you think it will still remember the kills I made during those play throughs?
    Posted by ardlive on 19 Nov 12 at 11:58
    UnjustlyViciousyes most likely
    Posted by UnjustlyVicious on 01 Dec 12 at 18:40
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  • DarthSonnyDarthSonny212,307
    14 Oct 2012 14 Oct 2012
    4 1 1
    Simple and Easy. You will get this as you naturally progress throughout the game. I got it about 3/4th the way through the campaign.

    Try to do every mission possible to speed this up. I found that crashed UFO's were where most of the enemies are and the best for getting a ton of kills.

    Also to make this easier, make sure you do a TON of research and invest in better weapons and HOVER SHIVs. SHIVs with the plasma cannon take most baddies out easily if not cripple them.
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    An Evil CheddarI am on my second play through about half way through it and still havent got this achievement? I feel like ive killed enough to get it though.
    Posted by An Evil Cheddar on 25 Dec 12 at 14:24
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