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Ammo Hog

Win the Campaign using less than 500 rounds of ammo.

Ammo Hog+0.4
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How to unlock the Ammo Hog achievement

  • a laundrymana laundryman136,238
    25 Feb 2008 23 Jul 2008
    48 2 9
    Best weapon to melee with is the Penatrator. Try to melee everyone and just run past all of the heavy armors that you don't have to kill. When you have to kill the heavys, try to use grenades or the penatrator. It should take around 14 shots to the head to take them down.

    You can run past all of the mechs.

    DO NOT USE THE SHOTGUN. IT WILL COUNT AS MULTIPLE ROUNDS FIRED WHEN YOU USE IT.

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    KanchanaburiI ran past EVERY mech, EVERY heavy and I also ran past EVERY flying laser thingy. I melee'd everything except for a few long range enemies at the end. Probably used 100 rounds (i was trying to kill the rats at the begining and I still got it.
    Posted by Kanchanaburi on 20 Jul 14 at 05:01
    SoshiPandadidn't get this and only used 201 bullets :(
    Posted by SoshiPanda on 28 Feb 16 at 13:35
    Damascus THQTrying to finish off old games and decided to jump back into this one. I didn't get this on two attempts. Deleted all saves and what not. Here goes try #3


    1st attempt - 351 Shots
    2nd attempt - 201 Shots
    Posted by Damascus THQ on 16 Aug 19 at 03:04
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  • Jennitiger1138Jennitiger1138681,324
    16 Dec 2010 16 Dec 2010 03 Jun 2013
    29 2 33
    Ok just to add to what others have said regarding to melee and run thru game, I tried 3 times to get this finally got it to unlock by clearing chache of updates and playing offline as otherwise i couldnt get it to work in spite of using under the 500 rounds, used less than 150 in the end, just on the few heavys i had to kill and alma at the end, takes about 4-5 hours to run thru game, good luck with it as its a real pain if you do all that work and dont get it

    EDIT: According to KAW 24 (see comments below) use of the shotty doesnt seem to cause a prob, still err on the side of caution and try and use less than 100 rounds total, as the 500 listed does not appear to be the cut off

    EDIT2: Thanks to IM TOM JW for suggesting that the 500 in the achieve description may be a typo and its actually 50, basicly try and rifle butt smack everyone you can and only shoot your most powerful weapon (penetrator) on ones who wont go down with melee
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    Jennitiger1138Maybe, personally I didn't start the instant action maps until I had completed this so I can't say for sure but something else for people to take on board, thanks for the input
    Posted by Jennitiger1138 on 20 Jul 14 at 10:00
    IstIngilizI've just popped this on my first attempt. In case it helps anyone... I finished a run through of the game to get other achievements, then started new game again immediately without deleting anything or clearing the cache to go for Ammo Hog. Fired only 41 bullets in total from the Penetrator, Type 7 and Pistol and used 42 grenades (mix). I only exited the game once and that was to make a back up of my save just before reaching Alma at the end. Achievement popped at the end of the credits.
    Posted by IstIngiliz on 20 Mar 15 at 23:07
    Jennitiger1138Thanks for sharing your experience, seems that there is no set way to get this, gotta love the mysterious nature of the games requirements
    Posted by Jennitiger1138 on 20 Mar 15 at 23:39
  • EnsisVorthosEnsisVorthos173,483
    07 Feb 2009 31 Mar 2009
    27 1 1
    All you need is slow-mo, melee, grenades, and particle gun. Rocket launcher shots 3 times and does less damage than remotes/proxys and the particle gun has better damage and range than the penetrator. And remember that kicks=instant kill against humans.
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    JetGodLikenice 1
    Posted by JetGodLike on 26 Apr 09 at 17:51
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