Halo 3: ODST

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Halo 3: ODST

Classic achievement in Halo MCC


H3: ODST: Finish any level solo on Legendary, with no shots fired or grenades thrown.

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How to unlock the Classic achievement

  • Maka91Maka911,246,984
    31 May 2015 01 Jun 2015
    129 7 12

    Mission: Uplift Reserve
    Difficulty: Legendary

    This requires you to not use any weapons at all which includes any held weapons, the ghost's blue bullets and the warthog's horn. It is ok to use the ghost's boost or warthog's powerslide!

    As you spawn, head up the narrow walkway towards the flipped warthog! Get inside, watch out for the choppers, and head for the entrance to the next area. Dodge the 2 wraiths and other enemies along the way. After getting past the 2nd wraith, you'll want to switch into the ghost that is sitting on a rock before the tunnel entrance. Feel free to also pick up the health kit if necessary.

    Now you'll just be using the ghost to boost by enemies and avoid as much fire as possible. Just boost your way through the entire level and keep your eye on choppers as they will cause you the most damage. When finding a new ghost, feel free to switch to it, and always pick up health kits if you aren't at 100% health before entering a new area.

    It is totally ok if you die for this achievement, and restart at your previous checkpoint. You can take your time learning enemy patterns if you need to.

    If you follow this exact method, you can also unlock the following achievements at the same time:
    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionXenophobiaThe Xenophobia achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 17 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without using Covenant weapons.

    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionDeference of DarknessThe Deference of Darkness achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 16 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without activating VISR mode.

    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionJust Sayin...I Ain't DeadThe Just Sayin...I Ain't Dead achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 55 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without dying on Heroic or Legendary.

    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionFloor It!The Floor It! achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 31 pointsH3: ODST: Beat the par time on Uplift Reserve.

    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionUplift ReserveThe Uplift Reserve achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 15 pointsH3: ODST: Complete Uplift Reserve.

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    Jackey Boy 217Just did this, but achievement didn't pop, came here to see what I missed and I didn't know the warthogs horn counted as a weapon -_- I blew it to get a marine in the passenger seat. What a piss take.
    Posted by Jackey Boy 217 on 04 Mar 20 at 11:22
    The Manic MooseHaha this is hilarious. I can’t even get past the first two wraiths, or the warthog gets stuck before I’ve even moved! So much luck
    Posted by The Manic Moose on 12 Apr 20 at 16:20
    lightsup55@The Manic Moose, I've got more bad news for you. This same achievement also exists in the original Xbox 360 release (Vidmaster Challenge: Classic).
    Halo 3: ODSTVidmaster Challenge: ClassicThe Vidmaster Challenge: Classic achievement in Halo 3: ODST worth 47 pointsFinish any level solo on Legendary, on LIVE, with no shots fired or grenades thrown.
    Posted by lightsup55 on 12 Apr 20 at 17:17
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  • RegnumSolipsiRegnumSolipsi490,750
    30 May 2015 30 May 2015
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    This achievement is best done on the level 'Uplift Reserve', the mission after locating the second clue. The requirements for this require no firing a weapon or throwing grenades. Oddly, this includes the use of the horn on the warthog, so just don't touch the right trigger at all (the boost in the Ghost is still okay though.)

    When you leave the beach and head inland, you'll see a flipped Warthog with some marines guarding it. Ignore that 'Hog, instead going right and commandeering one of the vehicles to the right that already has a marine in the gunner. This marine can still kill, so he'll be doing most of the work for you while you run. From there, just continue to work your way through the level, stopping to recover your stamina(shields) in moments of calm. You will also have a couple opportunities to swap out for inactive ghosts along the path, which is recommended if your warthog is low on health or your racing against the timer as well as another Warthog shortly after the second ghost.

    If done right, hitting the ramp at the end of the map will pop the Classic achievement as well as Xenophobia for not using any Covenant weapons, One Way Ride if you don't pick up any health packs along the way, Just Say... I ain't Dead if you did it without any reverts, & Deference of Darkness for not activating your VISR, and Floor It! for achievement Par Time.
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    JordoThx +1
    Posted by Jordo on 13 Jun 15 at 21:36
    KennyannydennyYou can also splatter enemies and still get the achievement, like i just did.
    Posted by Kennyannydenny on 26 Jun 15 at 18:19
    Prince Rolfit might be worth mentioning that there is a soldier with a spartan laser about halfway through the level. the same area that is a firefight map in odst on the 360. there are 2 soldiers behind a rock one of them caries a laser which is really handy to kill the wraiths
    Posted by Prince Rolf on 11 Jul 15 at 15:38
  • ExpletoryGibbonExpletoryGibbon189,147
    27 Jul 2015 29 Jul 2015
    10 0 0
    More òf a tip than a solution, if you decide to keep the warthog instead of switching to the ghost trade you Spartan laser to a marine and have him sit in the passengers seat, the heavy weapon takes out brute choppers and ghosts easier than a assault rifle
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