Top of the Food Chain achievement in Halo 5: Guardians

Top of the Food Chain

Kill a Legendary Boss in Warzone.

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How to unlock the Top of the Food Chain achievement

  • I Argonaut II Argonaut I534,369
    17 Apr 2016 17 Apr 2016 23 Apr 2018
    19 1 0
    For "Top of the Food Chain", You must kill a legendary boss in Warzone.
    (Looks like the top solution was edited to include Firefight after I posted this)

    There is a NEW and EASIER way to get this achievement as of April 14th 2016: Firefight!

    In Warzone Firefight, A team of 8 spartans fights through 5 rounds of AI enemies. During the course of the match there will be many legendary bosses.

    A legendary boss in identified with a yellow mark next to the name of the boss (There are some elite Legendary bosses with a red mark).
    The traditional way (normal Warzone) of obtaining this (which is covered well in other solutions) can be very frustrating. You must be the person to get the last hit on the legendary boss to get credit for the kill and the achievement. You would have to compete with teammates for the kill, while being targeted by the boss and other AI enemies, and the entire other team of Spartans. There would only be one legendary boss at a time, so the chances of getting the final kill will always be slim.

    In Warzone Firefight, there will not be another team of Spartans trying to kill you, less teammates of your own, and since there are tons of legendary bosses... you have a much better chance of killing one. In fact, when I got my achievement, I believe that I was just lending support with the machine gun turret. Like other guides have mentioned, saving up your req points for heavy vehicles or big weapons would help take out these bosses.

    *If this solution helped you in some way, please vote positively. If you think it needs improvement, please let me know how in a private message or by leaving a comment.*
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    For information:
    White marker: Normal Boss
    Yellow marker: Legendary Boss
    Red marker: Mythic Boss


    Before Update 8 Warzone Firefight

    Escape from A.R.C:
    - Baron 'Sraom ±6min
    - Knight Strategos ±12min
    - Warden Eternal ±18min

    March on Stormbreak:
    - Commander Lochagos ±1min
    - Captain Wamik ±8min
    - Warden Eternal ±18min

    Raid on Apex 7:
    - Tankmaster Rok ±8min
    - Captain Hestro ±12min
    - Warden Eternal ±18min

    Update 2 Cartographer's Gift
    Battle of Noctus:
    - Pilote 'Dalamen ±6min
    - Warden Eternal (first emergence) ±12min
    - Warden Eternal (second emergence) ±18min

    Update 5 Ghosts of Meridian
    Skirmish at Darkstar:
    - Endurence-of-Will ±6min
    - Lord Viratus ±12min
    - Warden Eternal ±18min

    After Update 8 Warzone Firefight

    Escape from A.R.C:
    - Grunt Jockey ±6min
    - Knight Praetorian ±12min
    - Swarmlord Magtanggol ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Warden Eternal ±18min Mythic

    March on Stormbreak:
    - General ‘Soest ±6min
    - Commander Lochagos ±12min
    - Swarmlord Nakagagalit ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Warden Eternal ±18min Mythic

    Raid on Apex 7:
    - Grunt Jockey ±8min
    - Knight Strategos ±12min
    - Commander Sever ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Deacon Pipap ±18min Mythic

    Update 2 Cartographer's Gift
    Battle of Noctus:
    - Lord Tyrik ±10min
    - Lord Venrex ±10min
    - Knight Sublimis ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Jockey Flibyam ±18min Mythic

    Update 5 Ghosts of Meridian
    Skirmish at Darkstar:
    - Soldier Armsman ±6min
    - Lord Viratus ±12min
    - Endurence-of-Will ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Warden Eternal ±18min Mythic

    Update 8 Warzone Firefight
    Attack on Sanctum:
    - Jul ‘Mdama ±6min
    - Knight Dominarch ±12min
    - Hamyap the Hammer ±18min Mythic
    or
    - Warden Eternal ±18min Mythic
  • togethawiistandtogethawiistand464,487
    29 Nov 2015 02 Dec 2015 02 Dec 2015
    9 1 0
    The multiplayer AI bosses that spawn around the map are nothing to trifle with. Even the ones that are not of legendary rank (the white ones, for instance) are surrounded by minions and will kill you much easier than you can kill them. It takes many many hits for them to go down. Personally, I prefer the ones that are on the ground than in the air, since I find them easier to hit.

    When a legendary boss appears on the map it will be shown by a yellow marker. If you have a Scorpion Tank req card or any other vehicle or weapon that will help you to do precise and considerable damage (Ghosts, for instance, do not), save it for this achievement.

    It's important to notice that other people from your team or even the adversary might try to compete with you for the killing blow against the Legendary Boss, so that's another variable to consider and that can delay you from obtaining this achievement.

    If somebody kills it or kills you before you're able to pull it off, don't worry and keep trying. This is not as hard as it may sound.
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