Halo 4 achievements

Halo 4

4.2 from 13371 votes

There are 86 Halo 4 achievements (49 without DLC) worth 3,995 (2,000)

233,945 tracked gamers have this game, 10,699 have completed it (4.57%)

3.4 from 158 votes

Price: Free - Microsoft Store

51,119 tracked gamers have this dlc pack, 24,537 have completed it (48.00%)

There are 8 achievements worth 449 (250)

There is 1 review | Estimated completion: 0-1 hour

Achievement Details

David and Goliath in Halo 4

David and Goliath33 (20)

In Crimson DLC matchmaking, board an enemy Mantis.

  • Unlocked by 39,770 tracked gamers (78% - TA Ratio = 1.65) 51,119  

Achievement Guide for David and Goliath

Caayn Dragon
202,112 (115,321)
Caayn Dragon
Achievement won on 10 Dec 12
TA Score for this game: 3,995
Posted on 10 December 12 at 21:24, Edited on 11 December 12 at 18:46
This solution has 17 positive votes and 1 negative vote. Please log in to vote.
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.
There are 5 comments relating to this Solution | Please log in to comment on this solution.
There are 3 other Solutions for this achievement
Do you have a question about this achievement? Please post it in the Halo 4 Forum