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Sandbox Skull achievement in Halo MCC

Sandbox Skull

Halo 3: Find the hidden Skull on the Sandbox multiplayer map.

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How to unlock the Sandbox Skull achievement

  • mouse6666mouse6666
    09 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2015 10 Jan 2015
    This one is occasionally extremely frustrating.

    if anyone cares, i have a map on my file share that i created.

    This will take you to the skull directly through a teleporter, just hold down x while walking through.

    GT: mouse6666

    or follow video guides and build your own path there.

    Edit: People seem to not know how to get the skull, near red base you will see a path leading out of the map, infront of the path i placed a teleporter. Walk through the teleporter and quickly hold X to pickup the skull.

    Edit2: Included a youtube video on it

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    CaarvalhoAleYour solution works but I had to look for RC comment to understand how to download the file. If you could add it to the description, it would be a perfect solution. Thanks for the map!
    Posted by CaarvalhoAle on 21 Jan at 18:58
    Spelled IcupI just completed this skull, I held an elephant in front of me in forge and scooted backwards until the skull was covered. Took me about 10 mins.
    Posted by Spelled Icup on 29 Jan at 10:07
    elSmitmysterWorked perfectly first time of trying. Thank you so much!
    Posted by elSmitmyster on 30 Mar at 01:38
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  • Maka91Maka91
    09 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2015
    Method 1: (Takes 60 seconds)

    The following skull can be picked up in Forge mode on the map Sandbox.

    From the middle of the map, you should be able to see the sun. To the right of the sun, you'll see two pillars, and right between these pillars, at the very outside edge of the map, you will be able to find the skull. Use forge mode to spawn a "Tube, Corner" in the Scenery category on the map. Now go inside the corner, pick it up, and fly over to the skull's location, using the piece as protection from the laser towers that will try and kill you once you leave the boundaries of the map. You will be able to see out of the tube, so flying there shouldn't be an issue. Once you get close to the skull, place the piece on the ground, let it go, spawn inside and pick up the skull!

    It can be seen in the video below, and I have included a timestamp of its exact location:
    [1:30] - Skull 3 - Sandbox

    Method 2: (File Required)

    Go to the file share of "mouse6666" and download his sandbox skull map. Once downloaded, just load the map, walk through the teleporter and hold the button prompt to pick it up as you pass through.

    Both methods takes basically the same amount of time and effort after you factor in the extra time spent finding the required file, and selecting the map variant.
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    H3rmitardI, For whatever reason did not get killed at all by the guardians as I left the boundary and literally walked right up to the skull and picked it up for the achievement
    Posted by H3rmitard on 06 May 16 at 21:44
  • CasperWeaselCasperWeasel
    09 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2015
    I find the best guide yet.
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    DragonFangDanBest solution I've seen so far.
    Posted by DragonFangDan on 09 Jan 15 at 06:40
    CasperWeaselwish i wouldve found this when i did it on H3 back in the day
    Posted by CasperWeasel on 09 Jan 15 at 07:05
    thadman3001great guide and easy to do. just keep spamming mines even if they blow up and eventually something will happen. Either the gridlines disappear or other objects on the map will disappear, for me both bases went poof.
    Posted by thadman3001 on 13 Nov 21 at 19:27
  • RQuigleyWVRQuigleyWV
    09 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2015
    I'm sure Maka or someone else will make a really good guide for these but here is the video I used to get this one.

    The "Tube Corner" that he talks about can be found in forge mode by pressing cn_up, then cn_X, and then click cn_RB until you find the "scenery" section, from there just scroll down the list until you find the tube corner.
  • The NegaterThe Negater
    08 Dec 2017 08 Dec 2017
    I think this is patched now or something because I just flew out there today with nothing shooting me.
  • Cammurphy11Cammurphy11
    02 May 2015 02 May 2015
    All you have to do is spawn a landmine and set the run min and max to same time and keep dropping them. it will eventually cause the grid to disappear. the guardians will not shoot at you. easiest way to get it. I saved the world for you to do it in.

    Gt: Amish oOo
  • UntilTammaroYTUntilTammaroYT
    15 Jan 2015 18 Jan 2015
    Below is a video showing all six skull locations on the six new maps added in title update 2. All skulls are found in forge mode and the video guide contains English commentary!
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