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Veteran achievement in Halo MCC


Complete all campaigns on Normal difficulty.

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How to unlock the Veteran achievement

  • Sunburnt GingerSunburnt Ginger
    25 Oct 2015 25 Oct 2015 26 Oct 2015
    This one is pretty obvious: complete all story missions on Normal (or Heroic/Legendary). There are 40 story missions total, and ODST missions are not required.

    This achievement is tied directly to the individual achievements that unlock after completing each mission. If you have completed each mission and this one does not unlock, ignore what the in-game menu says and check your other achievements to see which story mission achievement did not unlock and replay that mission.

    This might be obvious to some, but mine did not unlock despite having played all missions, and the in-game menu stating that every mission had been completed on normal or higher. I re-played several missions before I thought to check the achievements, and found which mission did not unlock.
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    PekSGNfor me the bug happens and I have to replay the third mission on Halo 4 :) .
    Posted by PekSGN On 17 Jan 17 at 09:06
    Epsilon FactorWhat are the 40 missions? I see that I have completed:
    Halo CE: 10/10
    Halo 2: 15/15
    Halo 3: 22/22 (H3: 11/11)(ODST: 11/11)
    Halo 4: 10/10
    This adds up to 57 missions, not 40. If I subtract 11 for ODST, it is still 46.
    Posted by Epsilon Factor On 23 Apr 17 at 19:13
    WardieshireThanks for the tip about checking the achievements to see which levels hadn't unlocked :)
    Posted by Wardieshire On 13 Jan 18 at 05:41
    EvilTrovisThe in-game menus show I've done every mission for all 4 Halo games and I have all of the individual level completion achievements, but Veteran (and Herald of the Reclamation) shows 97% progress. I even checked and I have the separate achievements for beating all of Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4 levels, but not the one for all 4 games combined. Just another example of the trash that is Halo MCC.

    However, the good news is it seems you can look at your stats on Halo Waypoint to see what's missing. Go to this link:

    Replace the "yourgamertaghere" with your Gamertag and you should be able to able to see if it shows a score/time for you under the Campaign Completion Per Game section.
    Posted by EvilTrovis On 23 Dec 18 at 21:44
    Grim TeacupOmg, I was ripping my hair out trying to find out why all my hours of hard work were not allowing it to unlock. Found the glitched missions on Halo Waypoint, replayed them, and popped up immediately. Thank you! 👍
    Posted by Grim Teacup On 29 Jul 20 at 22:31
    Orbtastic1Annoyingly one of the two missions showing as incomplete on Waypoint is Noble Actual. I've changed the difficulty, I've sat through the cut scenes, just won't pop.
    Posted by Orbtastic1 On 29 May 21 at 08:23
    GS PleaseGreat solution 👍
    Posted by GS Please On 10 Sep at 21:21
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