Who Needs Them? achievement in Halo MCC

Who Needs Them?

Halo 3: On The Ark, complete the level without entering a vehicle on Legendary.

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How to unlock the Who Needs Them? achievement

  • Shadow 00 FoxShadow 00 Fox630,409
    19 Dec 2014 19 Dec 2014 20 Oct 2015
    72 9 158
    ***UPDATE!! The latest MCC update around October 12th 2015 has fixed this formerly glitched achievement! You just need to redo the requirements!

    Very easy method! The account going for the achievement will get it even if other players or guests use vehicles/turrets! So, if you have two controllers, you can plug in a guest account, and have your guest account use any and all vehicles! Just make sure you never get in or out of anything with your main account. Note: apparently you can pick up turrets and still get the achievement! (Thanks to TheHunter II7)

    You can also combine this if you want with "Ranger", par score for this mission, I collected almost all the points with my guest account(competitive scoring), and the achievement popped for my main account along with "Who Needs Them?".

    For this on Legendary, do it your preferred method, or if you don't have a method...
    You can try to speed run, or take it slow, I took it slow and killed everything for points.. make sure with Hunters, you circle very carefully if you're going for the in-close kills, and for other parts, save power weapons and give them to your marines! (I had a Brute Prowler with a Fuel Rod Marine on one side, a Rocket Launcher Marine on the other side, and a 3rd in the gunner. Just make sure to drive circles so both side gunners can blow stuff up! Ghosts are your nemesis at all times, they are primary targets. When you get the tank, kill everything from a long distance. And for fighting the Scarab, use a Gauss Warthog otherwise the Scarab will take you out.

    Hope this helps! smile

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    Vectron9Latest MCC on Series X just did this huge CHORE... lot of big things to kill without much ammo on this schlogfest of an effort. and NO @#$@ achievement. Did melee down wraiths and AA guns.... if that blocks it to this day, the devs are idiots. I'm just going to get a second controller and cheese this total BS. *shakes fist at the sky*
    Posted by Vectron9 on 28 Jul at 07:20
    ApparatjikStrangely this unlocked for me after using a ton of vehicles as well on legendary. One thing to note is that I save and quit before ending the mission so I'm not sure if that tricked the game into thinking I wasn't in a vehicle earlier or what (resumed save when you fight the brutes at the very end).
    Posted by Apparatjik on 12 Oct at 04:23
    General Wizzard@Apparatjik

    Not that unusual it seems. I remember that one Reach achievement without using abilities on Exodus...you can use them all you want and you just save/quit/continue from your checkpoint.

    Must be consistent across other similar achievements...not that I ever tried more by this method.
    Posted by General Wizzard on 14 Oct at 00:38
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  • SchiZoPHreNiikzSchiZoPHreNiikz464,507
    20 Nov 2014 20 Nov 2014
    24 4 7
    Complete the mission The Ark on LEGENDARY without DRIVING any vehicles. This means that you can NOT drive them at all, which means no HIJACKING enemy vehicles!
    You CAN hop on to the back of wraiths to punch them to death! I can confirm this because I destroyed BOTH the anti-air wraiths with melee.

    I would recommend getting a group of four together and just taking the mission slowly destroying everything in your path with the guns you pick up.
    The noob combo is an excellent way to deal with ALL vehicles and ALL tough enemies. Charge up your plasma pistol and launch an EMP shot at an enemy to deplete his shield or at a vehicle to disable its movement.

    Some tips I can offer would be that you should focus on one enemy at a time and make sure to always have one teammate stay back to be your spawn dummy. Another would be to know that a wraith's weak point is its core in the back. When it boosts, you will see it light up blue. Shoot that. It will make taking out wraiths a breeze! Also, when you're at a distance, focus on taking out wraith turret gunners. They will eat you up if you get close.

    All in all, this achievement ain't that difficult if you approach it the way I said. With four people, we were able to run through the mission in 50mins with ease.

    Good luck!
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    SchiZoPHreNiikzYou can hop on the back of the two anti-air wraiths to destroy them and still unlock the achievement, but you can't do it for normal wraiths. You can EMP a wraith, run around behind it, and shoot in the core a few times to take it out quickly.
    Posted by SchiZoPHreNiikz on 16 Feb 15 at 07:17
    Mat The Maniac2I so wish when you said you can hop onto the back of wraiths you conformed that was ONLY the anti-air ones :'(
    Posted by Mat The Maniac2 on 15 Jan 17 at 11:13
    SchiZoPHreNiikzI'm sorry man :(
    Posted by SchiZoPHreNiikz on 15 Jan 17 at 16:29
  • M47 H410M47 H410292,886
    07 Jan 2015 07 Jan 2015
    20 2 3
    There are people above saying that you can board wraiths to destroy them. I finished the level where I had been boarding wraiths and did not get the achievement. I went back and did it again, this time without boarding the wraiths and I got it. So be warned it may have just been a glitch for me but I would play it safe and not board them.
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    SweptbackFlameI can confirm that boarding a wraith will get you the achievement. I Think it was just glitched at the time, but it seems like it's working now. as I did the same on Tsavo Highway and it worked.
    Posted by SweptbackFlame on 14 Feb 15 at 15:44
    ScottMacFreedomThat was brilliant, will upvote when I get MCC.... And a one.......
    Posted by ScottMacFreedom on 04 Jul 15 at 07:38
    Oki Gatorme and my co-op both jumped on a wraith and didn't get the achievement. just sayin
    Posted by Oki Gator on 10 May 16 at 02:31
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