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Just a Scratch in Halo 4

Just a Scratch68 (20)

In matchmaking, recover full shields from low health with both Resistor and Recharge active.

  • Unlocked by 19,205 tracked gamers (35% - TA Ratio = 3.38) 54,609  

Achievement Guide for Just a Scratch

116,526 (61,105)
Achievement won on 20 Aug 13
TA Score for this game: 3,994
Posted on 20 August 13 at 18:35, Edited on 07 February 14 at 00:33
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Note: All of the Champions Bundle Achievements are "buggy." They are generally slow to unlock and/or take multiple attempts before unlocking. Follow the descriptions of the achievements and/or instructions and they will unlock.


Step 1: Buy Champions Bundle. Note: The perks have been unlocked and buying Champions Bundle is no longer necessary.
Step 2: Equip Resistor.
Step 3: Equip Recharge.
Step 4: Equip Plasma Pistol
Step 5: Spawn into game.
Step 6: Look straight down and aim at foot.
Step 7: Press Y to swap to Plasma Pistol.
Step 8: Hold RTrigger to overcharge Plasma Pistol.
Step 9: Release RTrigger to fire overcharged bolt at your foot.
Steps 10-15: Quickly repeat Steps 8 through 9 three more times to fire a total of four Overcharged Plasma Pistol shots at your foot and to drain the Plasma Pistol.
Step 16: Collect achievement.

Alternate options exist in using a combination of PP overcharges, Frags and/or Pulse Grenades.

Credit goes to Tyrant and his LASO runs in Halo Reach.
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439,024 (234,156)
Achievement won on 22 Sep 17
TA Score for this game: 2,820
Posted on 22 September 17 at 20:22
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The other guides work perfectly fine, except for one thing that no one specifies.

Because of what the Resistor perk is, you must be moving while you're shooting the ground underneath you with a Plasma Pistol.

So, follow the other guides for what you need Loadout-wise, then:
Spawn in with the proper loadout
Look straight down
Start walking forward
Hold in RT to Overcharge your Plasma Pistol into your feet 4 times
Keep walking until your shields recharge
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