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David and Goliath in Halo 4

David and Goliath33 (20)

In Crimson DLC matchmaking, board an enemy Mantis.

  • Unlocked by 38,048 tracked gamers (77% - TA Ratio = 1.65) 49,135  

Achievement Guide for David and Goliath

Caayn Dragon
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Caayn Dragon
Achievement won on 10 Dec 12
TA Score for this game: 3,991
Posted on 10 December 12 at 21:24, Edited on 11 December 12 at 18:46
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As an addition to the guide of Briana11 VR46

This one can only be done on the map shatter, as it's the only map of the crimson map pack to house a mantis. You don't need to destroy it just boarding it unlocks the achievement.

Since Briana11 VR46 deleted his/her guide;
The easiest way to board an enemy mantis is to carry an plasma pistol. Fire an overcharge shot at the mantis, preventing it from killing. Now you can safely board the mantis from behind while holding the "X" button, or the action button if you have an alternative button layout

Edit2: (Some small changes, thanks to the comments for pointing this out)
Also be ready to sprint to the mantis as players have the habit of jumping out from the mantis preventing you from boarding it.
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