Overachiever achievement in Halo MCC


Halo CE: Beat the par score on all Halo: CE levels.

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How to unlock the Overachiever achievement

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    The score achievements can be done with any of the skulls, provided that your comfortable with their side effects. Now I'm aware that some of the par scores for Halo: Combat Evolved have been reduced so this guide should make things easier to decide which skulls/multiplier will work for you.

    Now that the skulls are selected then comes the difficulty choice:
    Heroic - 2x multiplier
    Legendary - 4x multiplier.

    For me I stick with Heroic and use the following skulls:

    *In some cases I used the Recession skull just for the additional multiplier bonus.

    Using the competitive score option gives you a general idea of how quick your going and how the points are being factored into your final score, but after a while your score will deteriorate when you start to pass the par time of the mission.

    (One other thing to note that after 40 minutes of game time you will not earn any points for kills toward your score).

    I would advise not trying to run through the levels and worry about the par time but instead make sure you have a comfortable cushion of points then after such time speedrun the rest of the missions so you can hold on to the minimum point values required to earn the achievement. Headshot/Multikill/Spree/Stick/Supercombine and EMP medals are great in boosting your point totals.

    The only issue I noticed was getting through Two Betrayals/Keyes due to the fact the flood can overwhelm you if they are in great numbers and you don't have the right weapon to kill them.
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    wbsDoes anyone know if the bandana skull voids this achievement?
    Posted by wbs on 15 Dec 14 at 04:21
    BigDaddyUltimaBoom skull helps a lot especially in the ealry levels
    Posted by BigDaddyUltima on 16 Dec 14 at 03:28
    Vade73A little heads up. I've been doing the par scores in the legendary playlist...these can be done co-op. Just use "scoring" ...do not use the competitive one though.
    Posted by Vade73 on 01 Jan 15 at 00:49
    Honz BrixAny skull with a 0.0x multiplier will void these achievements because obviously any points multiplied by 0 is worth 0 points. So you cannot earn any points with these skulls activated
    Posted by Honz Brix on 18 Jan 15 at 06:41
    iPlatfootI would not recommend the Boom skull in CQB, the chained explosions will fuck you up. Really frustrating with Iron enabled.
    Posted by iPlatfoot on 22 Oct 15 at 14:01
    CrankyCalamari2Any thoughts on how I may have unlocked the par score for each individual achievement but somehow not gotten this one? Per the Xbox itself, I'm at 96%...
    Posted by CrankyCalamari2 on 12 Jun 18 at 00:43
    Primate is ProI’m having trouble getting the par scores for Halo 1 and 2. If anybody is willing to help me run though it I’d appreciate it. You can message me on xbox.
    Posted by Primate is Pro on 06 Jul 18 at 15:53
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