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Longshot Mastery achievement in Gears of War 4

Longshot Mastery

Get 2 Super and 10 Hat Trick Ribbons using only the Longshot (Public Versus only)

Longshot Mastery0
3 guidesOnline Game ModeVersusCumulative +Partly Discontinued/Unobtainable

How to unlock the Longshot Mastery achievement

  • T Dawg182T Dawg1821,179,084
    24 Jun 2018 24 Jun 2018 24 Jun 2018
    38 15 18
    So the super ribbon can be difficult even during a session if you don't have the right technique. After some failed attempts, we found an effective way to get this even if you suck at aiming lol. Once you get your map, find a place with a couple barriers in an L shape and have your victim continuously do backflips while your sniper stands at the other side of the barrier closely and aims at the spot on the wall where the head appears during the flips.

    The reticule will turn red every time the head goes by(obviously) and all you have to do is get the timing right and shoot. No scoping works best, and if you miss, just adjust your timing as needed. Here are a couple videos on different maps for demonstration. This was me getting them rather easily even controlling both controllers



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    TalvalinI'm up for that. If you create a boosting session here in TA you should be able to get more people interested. Also well done on getting all the other achievements! I still need the 2v2 achievements which seems doomed nowadays.
    Posted by Talvalin on 27 Nov 20 at 08:51
    Rosa Elze VenomCould you help me to get this achievement, please?
    Posted by Rosa Elze Venom on 07 Mar at 11:10
    CC141020Create boosting sessions, pointless asking on comment sections.
    Posted by CC141020 on 24 Mar at 08:59
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    An achievement made up of 2 parts.
    1: Get the Hat Trick ribbon (headshot 3 enemies in a row in Versus) 10 times.
    2: Get The Super ribbon (headshot a rolling enemy in Versus) 2 times.

    It's possible in both unranked versus and vs. AI.
    For the "10x Hat Trick" ribbon I would definitely recommend "vs. AI" and that you fill a lobby with five people you know or with extra controllers. Let the others down the enemies and then you can headshot them.

    For the "2x The Super" ribbon it'll probably be best during a session or if you can fill out all 10 spots with people you know. Then match up in a unranked (Competitive Warmup) and try do get it there. Teamwork and timing is the key :)

    Warning
    Boosting in Ranked Matches may cause your account to be flagged and banned by The Coalition.

    Maps where the Longshot can be found
    Avalanche, Blood Drive, Canals, Checkout, Clocktower, Dam, Diner, Drydock, Forge Blitz, Fuel Depot, Gridlock, Harbor, Impact, Lift, Lift Apex, Old Town, Reclaimed, Reclaimed Windflare, Speyer, War Machine

    If someone, at some point in time, can't figure out why it won't pop, i've included the specific requirements in my Trackertool at https://xbltracker.com/
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    transkymanIs the Coalition applying bans even in warm up?
    Posted by transkyman on 19 Jul 18 at 21:28
    Th3 MandalorianGot 2 Supers in back to back matches pf KOTH legit yesterday. I couldnt believe it. Thought this one qas gonna evade me for awhile. First one was on Canals and 2nd was on War Machine. 2nd was very lucky as I just blind fired into a few opponents who were battling my teammates.
    Posted by Th3 Mandalorian on 01 Aug 18 at 07:39
    k devil riderIs anyone still looking for this achievement or interested in a boosting session?
    Posted by k devil rider on 14 Dec 20 at 07:23
  • WrathofzarWrathofzar227,391
    03 Jan 2021 04 Jan 2021 04 Jan 2021
    1 1 1
    For those looking to not go the boosting method for the achievement.

    Hat Tricks are easy, go into Versus against casual bots and get it done.

    Supers are the hard one. Grab a friend. Co-op Versus AI Against Hardcore Bots. Hardcore because less randoms join in, and the bots are smarter and dive more. Have your friend throw a smoke at the bot, aim your longshot in the general direction where he will probably roll, take the shot when he rolls. This will take a few attempts and luck. Took me and my partner about 2 hours for us both to get it. I found it easier to not scope in. Here is a video of some attempts. The last 30 seconds is a successful attempt. Sorry about the audio, but you get the point. Good luck.

    Special Thanks to kliqIMB for working with me on this.

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    THEpaynexkillerVery helpful.
    Posted by THEpaynexkiller on 17 Feb at 00:50
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