Preying Mantis achievement in Halo 5: Guardians

Preying Mantis

Complete Swords of Sanghelios co-op with both Mantises on Heroic difficulty.

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5 guidesOnline Game Mode - These achievements require a connection to live services, such as Xbox Live, for playing an online game mode, for sharing content, accessing leaderboards, or validating data with a server.Cooperative - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a cooperative game mode who have met the achievement requirements.Difficulty Specific - These achievements require that the game be played on a certain difficulty level.Buggy - - These achievements may unlock after the requirements have been met or not at all.

How to unlock the Preying Mantis achievement

    27 Oct 2015 27 Oct 2015 10 Feb 2016
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    Note: It appears this is a buggy achievement. I was able to get it, but others have not. It appears that having skulls on affects the achievement.

    This will happen midway through the mission. You will clear an arena and then an Elite will drop Mantis for you.

    The easiest thing to do is to take turns. One goes out, targets, launches missles, and falls back to recharge shields while the other teammate moves forward and attacks.

    Keep leapfrogging like this, and you'll have it in no time.

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    otakon92Enter the same room together with the Mantises for this to work.
    Posted by otakon92 on 20 Jul 16 at 21:06
    metallicafan459Agreed with otakon92 - just tried this and didn't pop - reloaded last checkpoint we had, walked in together - popped straight away
    Posted by metallicafan459 on 02 Dec 18 at 17:17
    xMassacr3 27xNeed help with this achievement

    GT: xMassacr3 27x
    Posted by xMassacr3 27x on 29 Mar at 21:06
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  • WemmettWemmett167,117
    04 Nov 2015 06 Nov 2015
    20 2 1
    Here is a video guide for this achievement, I hope it helps! Also if you are having any difficulty with any other achievements in Halo 5 check out my channel as I've uploaded video guides for lots of them.

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    JavilUx0we need to kill ALL enemies?
    Posted by JavilUx0 on 25 Nov 16 at 20:02
  • Nick S AdminNick S Admin245,437
    01 Jan 2017 01 Jan 2017
    7 0 0
    Fast guide
    What to do: 2 players enter mantis and meet with arbiter simultaneously.
    What to avoid: Abandon mantis, destroy mantis, let players without mantis meet arbiter.
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