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Shoot and Scoot achievement in Halo MCC

Shoot and Scoot

H3: ODST: Complete NMPD HQ without firing the Sniper Rifle on Heroic or Legendary.

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How to unlock the Shoot and Scoot achievement

  • Ditto51Ditto51214,180
    31 May 2015 31 May 2015 02 Dec 2020
    55 3 10
    As long as you do not fire the sniper rifle, you will get the achievement. I did this on Legendary and simply gave the sniper rifle to Buck. EDIT: The comments seem to suggest that giving the sniper or beam rifle to Buck can cause the achievement to unlock. So it is probably best to simply abandon the sniper rifle with a plasma pistol at the first possible opportunity.

    For the most part, you are going to want to be Noob Comboing all the brutes for the first portion of the mission (and further if you don't find any other weapons.)

    The layout of the mission means that a pistol with serve you better than a sniper rifle will anyways. If you have already completed the level on legendary then just run through on heroic, however if you have yet to complete it on legendary and are at least somewhat competent at the game, then play through on Legendary and get the level out of the way whilst also dealing with this achievement.

    EDIT: While you cannot use the sniper rifle, you can use the Beam Rifle. Thank you to the people who have checked this.

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    MikeBugslayerAs of December 2020, giving the sniper to Buck can bug the achievement. I gave the sniper and didn't use either sniper or beam and it didn't unlock on Heroic.
    Posted by MikeBugslayer on 02 Dec 20 at 08:34
    EditedAardvark0I gave the sniper to Buck, never took it back, and the achievement unlocked at the end of the level. As others have said, beam rifles are allowed (I used one and still got the achievement). Played on Heroic and on MCC PC.
    Posted by EditedAardvark0 on 12 Jul at 07:14
    KobaltYou cant play from the last checkpoint you must play from the beginning of the level.
    Posted by Kobalt on 16 Sep at 00:00
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  • Await GreatnessAwait Greatness134,484
    31 May 2015 31 May 2015
    17 2 1
    Simply load up NMPD HQ on Heroic difficulty. Beat the level without firing a sniper rifle bullet. I did this in co-op and I can confirm that you are allowed to die. I died, did not pick up my sniper rifle and continued through the level and the achievement still popped at the end.
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    KiRRAYNESo best bet is to just drop it right away. Got it! Doing it tonight :) +1
    Posted by KiRRAYNE on 25 Jul 17 at 14:26
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