You've got a case of the Birley achievement in Halo Wars 2

You've got a case of the Birley

In a 1v1 Skirmish against Legendary AI, recycle your base in the first 5 minutes and then win

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  • Darren XBLDarren XBL1,061,437
    27 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017
    138 4 23
    This is a guide on how to get this achievement in the most effortless way
    Leader- Captain Cutter
    Map- Sentry
    Mode- Deathmatch
    Supplies - 9999
    Fog of war - Off
    Skull - After Party *Don't attempt without this skull*
    The skull adds a tank unit every time you recycle a base
    Now onto the achievement..

    As soon as the map starts recycle your base then go around and capture all the bases (even the mini bases) then go near the enemy base and you will see a mini base. Here you will want to keep spawning then recycling the base over and over until you spawn enough tanks to reach your unit cap

    Then just send them all to attack the base which is right in front of where your tanks will be and the achievement can be popped in less than 4 mins :)

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    HolyHalfDeadThis feels so dirty, I love it! 1m49s on first attempt.

    You can produce 1 tank every 6 seconds. I created 1 tank every 3 seconds by alternating between 2 mini bases. Reading the comments, I do hope they aren't waiting for the mini base to build.
    Posted by HolyHalfDead on 31 May 18 at 13:21
    BobWings@HolyHalfDead... Yeah, you would wait for the base to build... (facepalm)
    Posted by BobWings on 23 Mar 19 at 14:04 actually took me 3 tries to realize that you can recycle your minibase before its fully built and still get the tank. Reading the comments it seems like I'm not the only one to misunderstand, so maybe add that to the guide. I also deactivated all hero powers in the pre-game options just to make sure. Thanks for the guide :)
    Posted by TillTheMorning on 18 Jun 19 at 07:05
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  • o0EviIToaster0oo0EviIToaster0o1,039,722
    18 Feb 2017 18 Feb 2017 01 Mar 2017
    40 8 12
    Map: Sentry
    Game Type: Deathmatch

    Starting supply and power: 9999
    Fog of War: Off
    Skulls: You can use player positive skulls if you have them unlocked via finding them in the campaign. (Credit: JVPSHARK)
    Everything else should stay the same

    Team Setup:
    Make sure it is 1v1 against a Legendary AI, of course on the opposite team.
    I assigned my Legendary opponent to play as Cutter, although it's not necessary for this guide, he's just what I picked.
    I played as Shipmaster, again, not necessary, it's totally up to you what character you want to play as.

    Step 1: Start the game up.
    Step 2: Instantly recycle/destroy your base. (You can rebuild on this base afterward if you choose to do so.)
    Step 3a: Because you have 9999 resources, go around and build on every base possible, even the mini bases. This will keep the AI from spreading, locking him in his corner where he belongs. On one of the bases, be sure to keep upgrading the center main base for more unit upgrades.
    Step 3b: I recommend building a few Harvesters/Supply Depots/Generators here and there as you wait for everything to build. You can run out of resources if you're not careful!
    Step 4: Do what you do best and try to be quick about it. I rushed the AI as hard as I could. Me personally, I built out of the mini base right next door to the AI's base, I spammed grunts and ghosts to keep him busy. I also built an Apex (airfield) on that mini base and built banshees after upgrading a base to Level 2. I built addition units out of the bigger base in front of the AI's spawn to speed up the process and I recommend getting upgrades for your units as well. Don't forget about your leader powers!
    Step 5: Amass an army and send all your units to the back of the AI's base and give him everything you got. After the base is destroyed, finish off the remaining units and the achievement is yours.

    DO NOT take it slow, RUSH! Keep the pressure on Cutter, if you let him build up, he could come back and win.

    See any flaws or have any addition information I should include? Let me know!
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    S P 4 C E YThis was infinitely easier than I expected. Destroy your base, while buying every other base on the map with 9999 resources.

    Just make sure you build, build, build! build supply pads/power on those bases and you'll take out the enemy's single base very easily.
    Posted by S P 4 C E Y on 12 Mar 17 at 23:56
    Shadow 00 FoxI only downvoted to move the better solution to the top. This solution is good, but there's a far better one involving the After Party skull.
    Posted by Shadow 00 Fox on 20 Mar 17 at 16:38
    o0EviIToaster0o@Shadow 00 Fox Not a real reason to give me a negative, just give the better solution a positive and move on. This solution is for those who haven't gotten the skulls.
    Posted by o0EviIToaster0o on 21 Mar 17 at 20:38
  • HelplessFruitHelplessFruit352,538
    20 Feb 2017 20 Feb 2017 07 Mar 2017
    27 3 4
    This achievement can be very easily obtained with little effort.

    Game type: Domination

    Map: Sentry (or any 1v1 map)

    Stating power and supply: 9999

    Fog of war: off

    Team setup: Make sure its 1v1 against Legendary AI and make sure the enemy is playing as Cutter. I would recommend playing as Forge (but it’s up to you) and I would say UNSC and marines over Covenant and grunts.

    As ‘opiumraider’ stated, you can set the score to 1000 so it’s even quicker
    And ‘ewin42’ stated that you can also use the positive skulls if you need the help

    Step 1: Now you want to recycle your base and build on every other base as fog of war is off, this will trap the AI

    Note: Start with those closest to the AI

    Step 2: Build marines everywhere.

    Step 2.1: While you are building you men, also build on bases (concentrate on the main base next to the AI and start with turrets first)

    Step 3: When you have a group of 3 or 4 marines send them to capture an objective (this will be enough men to take the forerunners AI guarding it)

    Step 4: Capture all 3 points (should be easy as you have built groups of men everywhere and can do it at the same time)

    Step 5: Once you have all 3 objectives send all your marines to the ‘main’ base closest to the AI. The AI will focus on building an army and trying to get that base as that is closer than an objective.

    Note: If they attack before your men get there, send all units there and use the leader powers (you should have turrets by now to help as well).

    Step 6: Build an army at that base and defend it

    Step 7: With fog of war off, use your leader powers on the enemy’s army whenever you can to keep them weak, it also seems to stop them wanting to attack you.

    Step 8: Wait while you gain points to win, no need to rush, just create an army to defend just in case its needed

    Using this technique, the AI only attacked the base closest to them twice and the sheer amount of marines I had and leader powers easily defeated them both times and they didn’t even get to touch the objective.
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    opiumraiderset score to 1000 its over quickly, very easy
    Posted by opiumraider on 26 Feb 17 at 04:13
    ewin42I used this method along with some positive skulls and won in around 8 minutes with little effort.
    Posted by ewin42 on 28 Feb 17 at 09:47
    Runner eGirlby far the most effective method, thumbs up from me!
    Posted by Runner eGirl on 05 Mar 17 at 19:46
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