Cairo Station achievement in Halo MCC

Cairo Station

Halo 2: Complete Cairo Station.

Cairo Station0
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How to unlock the Cairo Station achievement

  • Hax4lyf69 v3Hax4lyf69 v392,009
    11 Nov 2014 11 Nov 2014 18 Nov 2014
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    Cario Station is just the tutorial level to get a hang of the basics. You can get this achievement on any difficulty setting.

    You'll begin this mission as Master Chief who's being scolded for not looking after his equipment. This is the time that you'll be introduced to either the default or inverted control scheme. Choose whichever one feels right to you, it really doesn't matter. You'll also be introduced to the shield system. Your shield is located directly above your radar. It's straight-forward: getting hit will take your shield down. If your shield is gone (check the bottom left-hand corner, it will be flashing red) then take cover until it recharges. If you don't a few extra hits will kill you. You guys are probably intimately familiar with this, but just in case you weren't now you know.

    Once the action has started and you have followed Johnson you should end up with a Battle Rifle and an SMG. There should then be a door that the Covenant are cutting through. If you shoot out the glass above the door you should be able to use the object around you to hop above it. When the Covenant burst through they will run straight allowing you to shoot them from behind or assassinate them. I suggest assassinating the Elite and then picking off the grunts. At this point it would be a good idea to switch your SMG with one of the Grunt's Plasma Pistols as it's incredibly helpful to charge a shot to take down the Elite's shield and then kill them with a single head-shot from the Battle Rifle.

    The rest of the mission is pretty straight forward. Keep up the Plasma Pistol and BR combo and the Elites shouldn't be too much of a problem, The only time you should have any other weapon is when the Drones appear, in which it would be wise to switch back to an SMG (Bug-spray). An SMG should be located to your right when entering the room with the Drones.

    The last part of the mission is a room full of Elites. When all the Elites are dead the mission will end and Chief will
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***
    With a few well placed grenades and the Plasma Pistol/BR combo this room should be pretty easy. Just don't rush forward as the Elites can kill you pretty fast.

    While this mission can be completed with any combination of weapons, the Plasma Pistol and BR combo will make the heroic and legendary difficultly settings much more bearable.

    EDIT: You cannot get the achievement if you have any x0.00 skulls as they technically make gameplay easier. Thanks to Teh Author for pointing this out down in the comments.

    If you beat the par time of 15 minutes you will also get:
    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionDon't Hangar AroundThe Don't Hangar Around achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 23 pointsHalo 2: Beat the par time on Cairo Station.
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    PRlSTlNEIt says mine are "Done Unlocking!" so does that mean sooner or later ill boot this game up and they will pop?
    Posted by PRlSTlNE on 13 Nov 14 at 21:25
    Hax4lyf69 v3Yeah they'll pop eventually. I have 6 that are doing the same thing at the moment.
    Posted by Hax4lyf69 v3 on 13 Nov 14 at 22:07
    Hax4lyf69 v3I think it's gonna take me a hell of a long time aha
    Posted by Hax4lyf69 v3 on 14 Nov 14 at 18:29
    NameOfTheMasterJust to inform you, and I just double checked this, but if you complete any of the levels with any of the "x 0.00" skulls, ie envy and scarab, you will not unlock the individual level cheev.
    I completed the first 2 levels on legendary with the "x 0.00" skulls, several times, and neither popped.
    I then complete Cairo on normal with no skulls and it popped.
    Hope this helps.
    Posted by NameOfTheMaster on 18 Nov 14 at 21:08
    Hax4lyf69 v3Forgot to mention that in the guide. Thanks for reminding me. I'll give you credit in the edit.
    Posted by Hax4lyf69 v3 on 18 Nov 14 at 21:16
    NameOfTheMasterNo problem dood!
    Posted by NameOfTheMaster on 18 Nov 14 at 21:26
    PRlSTlNEI completed Halo 2 Legendary solo with no skulls active and this cheev still hasn't popped for me, and I "Unlocked" it on the 11th. Has anyone else still not had this not pop? Almost all my cheevs have a delay, but they pop within 24 at the most.

    Im sure it will pop sooner or later since it says "DONE...UNLOCKING.

    Has anyone else had the same problem with this cheev though?
    Posted by PRlSTlNE on 20 Nov 14 at 03:31
    B3CKERLevels: Halo, Truth and Reconciliation, Silent Cartographer and Cairo Station all say "Done...unlocking..." Since release. This is BS.
    Posted by B3CKER on 22 Nov 14 at 13:25
    Hax4lyf69 v3Sierra 117 and completing Halo 2 on normal hasn't unlocked for me. 343 really have to get this sorted out
    Posted by Hax4lyf69 v3 on 22 Nov 14 at 13:47
    Uber Silk Roadi not gettin this ceevo even with no skulls on or either tryin a speed run 4 my 1st attempt
    Posted by Uber Silk Road on 24 Nov 15 at 12:17
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