Medal of Honor achievement in Battlestations: Midway

Medal of Honor

Must reach the time and hit limits of the Service and the Marksmanship medals

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How to unlock the Medal of Honor achievement

  • le peaule peau332,224
    10 Dec 2011 16 Dec 2011
    30 0 4
    Since, the only solution for this is a copy and paste job from over at I have decided to re-write it and make a little clearer and less confusing for those of you who are having trouble following the original guide. All credit goes to original author.

    In order to get this achievement you will need to do the following in one single game:

    1) Spend 15 minutes or more in a submarine
    2) Achieve at least 15 Torpedo hits
    3) Spend 25 Minutes or more in a warship (BB, CV, CA, or DD)
    4) Sink 10 enemy ships
    5) Get 200 or more artillery hits
    6) Destroy 50 or more aircraft
    7) Get 100 or more AA artillery hits
    8) Spend 20 minutes or more in an aircraft

    You only need two people for this to work and you will also need to set aside at least four hours of time for both players to get the achievement. Also, not a bad idea to have a stop watch or timer to ensure you hit the usage goals. After four hours you will have all the MP achievements unlocked.
    Now decide who will be going for the achievements first and that player will be the Japanese (JP) and the other the Americans (AM). Now, the JP needs to setup a private 2 player match on the map called “Battle of Solomon (Battle of the Solomon Islands)” Invite AM player and get the game going.
    JP needs to launch two ships from the shipyard, Type B (Sub) and Kongo (BB), AM needs to launch one Renown (BB). JP and AM player should move ships to square E5 on the tactical map. However JP should move Kongo to square above E5 and AM should move 2 carriers to square below E5. It is also not a bad idea to turn off all options under the orders menu so ships don’t start auto firing at each other. Once the ships arrive at E5 the AM should bring the BB to a full stop and have the JP sub fire a full spread of torpedoes at the BB and sink her. The AM player needs to launch another BB once this is done and continue to do so. Every BB sunk is 4 torpedo hits which means you need to sink 4(as long as all 4 torpedoes hit) to fulfill #2 and ensure you spend at least 15 minutes in the sub to fulfill #1 before moving on to #3 and #4.
    AM Player should keep launching BB’s (8 in total) one at a time so the JP can keep lobbing shells into it with the Kongo. Again, stop the ship close to the JP ship because they can put more shells into a stationary target then a moving one. Once this is done you will have fulfilled items 1-5 of the achievement and are now in the homestretch.
    Now, AM needs to select carriers and launch 3x3 flights of F4F Wildcats (6x3 flights in total) and order each flight to attack the JP BB. JP should obviously be in control of the AA guns on the Kongo shooting down the planes as they dive in to strafe the decks of the ship. Keep launching Wildcats until they are all destoyed (80 in total, 6 and 7 in the bag baby!). Now all that is left is for the JP to launch a plane of their choice at the airfield and fly circles for the next 20 minutes.
    Once this is done JP switches back to Kongo, sinks carriers and destroys the shipyards to end the game. If JP feels they need more artillery hits they can sink the troop transport, oil tanker and the two LST’s in port before finishing off shipyards or carriers. Ding Achievements unlocked!

    Switch roles and do the same thing again for the other player. If there is anything you feel should be added or I’ve omitted please drop me a line and I will edit the solution.

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    SnikeneUllteppeJust a tip after trying this out when it comes Down to the shooting of Plains is far more effective an easy to take the BB (Kongo) in front of the battleship a bit of distance form the carrier and shoot them off as they are in the proses of taking off. It easier to controll and get every plain this way is also recommended to do one carrier a time.

    When it comes Down to the torpedo stuff it takes 5 hits on the BB to sink them With a torpedo if that's the case you settle fore 3 ships With sub as long as the time limit is past
    Posted by SnikeneUllteppe on 04 Nov 13 at 15:28
    CrystalWebbI need to get this so if anybody wants to help that would me most appreciated.
    Posted by CrystalWebb on 15 Nov 14 at 10:15
    xmadmikey1994xI need help with this if anyone’s interested 😃
    Posted by xmadmikey1994x on 27 Sep 18 at 21:07
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  • porschephiliacporschephiliac313,322
    13 Nov 2008 16 Nov 2008
    15 11 4
    You need to spend 25 minutes in a ship, 20 minutes in a plane, and 15 minutes in a sub, as well as getting 200 artillery hits, 100 AA hits, and 15 torpedo hits, kill 50 planes and 10 ships. If both people know what they are doing, this takes about 90 minutes per person. The Japanese player (JP) will get the following achievements: Medal of Honor, Bronze Star, Distinguished Service Cross, Legion of Merit, Silver Star, Torpedo Marksmanship, Artillery Marksmanship, and AA Marksmanship. The American player (AP) will get the Purple Heart. JP should build a submarine and start timing as soon as he takes control of it. Don’t leave to control or build anything else for 17 minutes (a little leeway is a good idea). Proceed to E5. AP should send ships to E5 with free fire and torpedo evade turned off and let JP sink them with torpedoes. At least 17 torpedoes should hit, and count how many ships are sunk. Sit and wait until the submarine time is up. This is a good time for AP to send the two carriers to C5. JP should then build a battleship, start timing, and go to E5 while AP builds battleships and sends them to E5 with free fire turned off. This works best if AP stops their battleships and lets JP get a full broadside from close range with 11 guns at once. It takes 3-4 rounds of this to sink an AP battleship. Count the shots fired and get to 250 in case some miss that you think hit, and make sure that at least 10 ships have been sunk at this point. JP then switches to anti-air guns and defends the battleship while AP launches 3 rounds of 18 fighters from the two carriers. Make sure they have no bombs or torpedoes, and CAP and free fire are turned off. Then take flights of fighters and fly low and level at the battleship in E5 while JP shoots down 54 fighters. At this point, you should have exceeded the 25 minutes of required ship time. JP should build a fighter and go circle for 22 minutes while AP moves the carriers next to the shipyards. JP switches back to the battleship, sinks the carriers, destroys the shipyards, game over, achievements unlocked.

    Information compiled from Creech x360a's guide, found at
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    Col Double DThe game will likely freeze if not done in 480pixels. 1080 will freeze it.
    Posted by Col Double D on 24 Jan 13 at 05:24
    NoDroidsAllowedWerner is correct, 1080 will likely crash the game. According to Eidos' forum the xbox resolution needs to be set at 720 or lower. I had it crash 4 times going for this achievement after more than 60 minutes each time (very frustrating), but after lowering the resolution to 720 I was able to complete 2 games (over 3 hours) straight. Hope this helps someone out there !!!
    Posted by NoDroidsAllowed on 25 Jan 13 at 04:05
    Sly StrategistI down voted because all your solutions are exact copies, word for word, from x360a. And you don't have the achievements.
    Posted by Sly Strategist on 11 Jul 13 at 05:04
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