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Hippo Hero achievement in Halo MCC

Hippo Hero

Halo 3: Who DARED to discard this brave animal?

Hippo Hero0
4 guidesOnline/OfflineSingle PlayerCooperativeVersusCollectable

How to unlock the Hippo Hero achievement

  • Skycaptin5Skycaptin5830,083
    07 Nov 2014 07 Nov 2014 17 Mar 2020
    295 40 8
    This one is neat, load up Foundry in Custom Games or Forge (though I got in Customs). Then go to this spot on the map and zoom in on the trash. See pictures for what I'm saying, shoot it for the achievement! Images courtesy of Gamerheadquarters

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    KB BaconI've been looking at the wrong hippo this entire time...
    Thank you
    Posted by KB Bacon on 11 Sep 19 at 19:04
    DJBringaGot it right away. Thank you!
    Posted by DJBringa on 30 Apr 20 at 07:05
    adraedinI didn't find it necessary to shoot - I just zoomed in and waited about 5-10 seconds.
    Posted by adraedin on 22 Jan at 09:06
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  • Maka91Maka911,353,717
    09 Nov 2014 18 Nov 2014 18 Nov 2014
    167 9 2

    Load up a Multiplayer Custom Game in Halo 3 on the map Foundry. Go to the top center area of the map, and go to the side labelled B. On the floor, next to the box, not far from the semi-truck you will find a small pile of trash. Walk up to it, and inspect it using zoom. Shoot the small dark purple hippo to get the achievement.
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    JamPound32You say go to B side but it's on the A side. By that I mean the massive letter A not the smaller text that reads w-b. Confused me there without watching the video.
    Posted by JamPound32 on 26 Feb 17 at 15:45
    kaboblesAwesome! You don't actually have to shoot it, just zoom in :p
    Posted by kabobles on 18 Mar 18 at 17:31
  • LifeExpectancyLifeExpectancy1,646,846
    11 Nov 2014 26 Jan 2015
    22 2 0
    Hippo Hero - On the map Foundry (forge map) there’s a small junk pile on the map with skid marks nearby. Zoom in on the junk on the left-hand side when standing on the side that the skid marks are located to see a very small hippo buried in the junk. If you're having trouble finding the right pile, look for a large truck under a bridge. Nearby, about 20 paces away, is a Brute Spiker weapon by a box and a pile of junk. This is the pile you're looking for.
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