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Vidmaster Challenge: No fly zone in Halo Wars 2

Vidmaster Challenge: No fly zone22 (5)

Gain a gold medal and complete all objectives in ‘Not On My Watch’ on legendary

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Achievement Guide for Vidmaster Challenge: No fly zone

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Segendary Ty
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Segendary Ty
Achievement won on 26 Jul 17
TA Score for this game: 3,266
Posted on 27 July 17 at 04:23, Edited on 07 August 17 at 21:20
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Quick summary:
-Par time for both missions is 45:00 and par score for both is 160k
- Objectives can be done on any difficulty and spread across multiple playthroughs BUT the achievement will only pop after a Legendary playthrough. So I recommend going for the Score last
-The score MUST be obtained on Legendary difficulty
-Use Fully upgraded Hornets. Don't attack Bases until you 15-20 hornets

You do not need to get the Phoenix logs or make the par time. But getting close to the par time will help with bonus points

The Objectives
There are 6 objectives besides the main ones that are required to complete the mission
They are:
1) Use only 1 Colussus
2) Stomp 15 enemy units or buildings with the colossus
3) Shoot the Explosives around the center

4) Disable all 4 shields of the Drones
5) Kill levelboss within 3 minutes
6) Kill 15 Goliaths


How to do the objectives
1) Keep 2 Nightingales at the colussus at all times and use the Pelican Leader ability to move the Colussus to it's locations. I thought the Invincible Mech ability was a waste so I didn't use it
2) Stomping buildings is easy. In the Northwest there are a lot of tiny decorative buildings that have no function. You can easily destroy 2 or more per stomp
3) Use a pack of hornets. Or do it after you stomped the 4 'switches' and before hitting the terminal
4) This can be tricky but just use your ODST Hero. No need to kill the drones, just take over the terminals.
5) Use 22-25 hornets and shoot the Goliaths exclusively. He will teleport around the middle. Just use your minimap or save beforehand
6) EDIT:
3 Goliaths - there is 1 at each Node except the first Node.
2 at the Cloaked base and
2 more spawned at the Cloaked Base
2 More at the base in the North (compas North)
2 more Attacked Player base. Don't know their spawn
6 at boss - 2x3
Making the total of 16 goliaths.

Overall strategy guide for Gold and most of the objectives
The name the No Fly Zone refers to the Ship you're dissabling. Ironically going full Hornets (with a couple Nightingales) is the way to go. As soon as you can build a base, get the one in the south. It's better protected. There is also a mini base closeby further down the south. Take that down fast (Goliath will help, but manage him well). This prevents many attacks at your main base.
Build 2 turrets and make them anti vehicle as soon as you have spare power.

You will need infantry to take down the powernodes of the shields but the ODST Hero is well equiped to do this. Even on Legendary. Especially if you accompany him with some nightingales.
To get Gold I use the Nightmare skull. This means you have to do it in one sitting. The level, not the objectives.

As you can read I use Hornets. They are fast and when they are with many even Reavers don't stand a chance. Goliaths can't even attack them I think and even if they can they are really weak.

Build many Hornets and start with going for more power than resources to get the Tech Level 3 fast and do the upgrades. Especially Faster Training will help a lot.

As soon as you have at least 20 Hornets and at least level 2 Air planes you will be fine. Make sure to get 5 Nightingales so the Hornets are even better lasting.

Leader powers:
Use full Heal
use Full Carpet Bomb
Use Pelican
ODST Optional but recommended (if you need infantry for pressing buttons)

DON'T Use Mech Invincibility or Better LOS. They are a waste.

Good luck. Please leave a comment if you think my guide can do better. I JUST completed this DLC and it's very late here (or should I say early...)
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