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Alas, Poor Yorick achievement in Halo 3

Alas, Poor Yorick

On a Legendary map, get 3 Oddball melee kills during any ranked or social match.

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How to unlock the Alas, Poor Yorick achievement

  • CadmusTheDragonCadmusTheDragon349,603
    03 Oct 2009 04 Oct 2009
    53 3 11
    Despite the achievement's description say that you must get this on a Legendary map, you can actually get this on Mythic maps as well. I got these achievement the other day while playing an Oddball match on Heretic (which is the new version of Midship from Halo 2).

    Once you have the ball, melee and kill 3 other players to get this achievement.

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    RorkrorAnyone?
    Posted by Rorkror on 12 Feb at 19:10
    audgattilooking to do this add me GT: audgatti
    Posted by audgatti on 03 May at 13:41
    Twenty20 SELooking to get this and most of the DLC achievements.

    Message me on XBL Twenty20 SE

    Will help with other achievements as well that I already have.
    Posted by Twenty20 SE on 30 May at 14:34
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  • Delimar xDelimar x81,019
    10 Aug 2010 10 Aug 2010 11 Aug 2010
    39 1 2
    If you don't feel like waiting for the 7 on 7 or the double exp weekend events, go play Rumble Pit, Multi Team, or Social Skirmish. I recommend playing Rumble Pit because you can just leave if you do not get odd ball and you do NOT get a penalty.

    When you do get odd ball, keep trying to get it, and if it is possible, try and knock it off the map when everyone is fighting for it and grab it when it is placed back in the middle. This makes it much easier to stay alive and try and funnel everyone towards you. It really should not take too many attempts if this happens. I got 2 melee kills after someone threw it over, and my 3rd and last kill came from me throwing constant grenades at it till i saw my chance to grab it.

    The below link shows a list of all the matchmaking choices and the game types played in each.

    http://www.bungie.net/online/playlists.aspx
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    Itzz Sh0wt1m3Is it possible to play Avalanche Blackout or ghost town if you haven't got mythic 1 and 2?
    Posted by Itzz Sh0wt1m3 on 17 Mar 12 at 17:56
    Delimar xI honestly don't know. I borrowed the DLC from a friend, sorry!
    Posted by Delimar x on 18 Mar 12 at 00:06
  • DKong27DKong27113,751
    16 Jul 2009 27 Dec 2009
    35 1 2
    This can be gotten on Legendary, Mythic 1, or Mythic 2 maps. In most Social Playlists and Lone Wolves I believe, the oddball is set to Instant Kill. It is easiest in the Double Exp Playlist 3-ball. When you have the ball, there will be an tag on you, so have your allies back you up. Easy on maps with cutoff points that they will funnel through.
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    Wezol TSADo you know if there is a place online where you can see future double exp playlists, like what next week will be and so on?
    Posted by Wezol TSA on 20 Jun 10 at 21:49
    DKong27They have it on the Bungie website.
    Specifically at http://www.bungie.net/online/playlists.aspx
    Posted by DKong27 on 21 Jun 10 at 02:44
  • Sir RattlebonesSir Rattlebones99,290
    07 Apr 2010 10 Apr 2010
    33 6 4
    7 on the 7th... It may come around once a month, but this playlist provides an excellent chance to get it. Get a freind or two to help you, and you're set.
  • PerdiptPerdipt118,517
    17 May 2010 06 Feb 2011
    25 1 1
    This is MUCH easier to do on EXP events and 7 on 7th playlists. Usually, it is rare to find an Oddball match on these maps. I spent 5 hours and finally found one, which got me the achievement.

    In the match, go for ONLY the Oddball. Don't worry about K/D or any type of teamkill. It doesn't matter (as long as the teammate doesn't kick you). That ball is the most important thing for you at the moment. Once you have the ball, try to get a bubble shield. Throw up the Bubble shield and hide in it. Hopefully, the enemies will come at you for it. Just keep killing them with the ball. It's a one hit KO.

    Also, Mythic Maps DO count for this achievement. Meaning that you can get this achievement on any of the Legendary or Mythic maps.
  • Jac DeathlyJac Deathly263,393
    22 Jan 2009 18 Mar 2009
    30 11 0
    Occasionally Bungie will come out with a double exp weekend specifically for oddball. When this happens you can get this achievement very quickly just by playing a few games of that. If that is not out, then simply play DLC slayer, Social slayer, or Free-for-all(aka Lone Wolves) and just hope you get an oddball game type. When you do, just hide and wait for someone to walk around the corner. After a few tries you should get it.
  • mosh6300mosh6300119,957
    10 May 2009 26 Jan 2010
    12 4 0
    Once you get into the match grab the skull as soon as possible and try and get your hands on a bubble shield everyone will try and run in to kill you but you get one hit kills with the skull so should get the achievement in no time this also an easy way to win the match.
  • GodLike499GodLike499339,919
    11 May 2013 04 Oct 2017
    7 0 0
    This, and all DLC achievements can be done in the Team Mythic playlist (except the Delicious Brains and Zombie Repeller, which must be done in the Infection playlist, Tank Dropper and collecting the skulls, which must be done in Forge mode, or Killtacular which requires 5 opponents, either in a free-for-all or Big Team playlist). All DLC achievements will unlock on maps from later map packs.

    Team Mythic requires 6 players, and maxes out at 8 players. You'll have to get 2 players together with 4 controllers each, 8 players, or somewhere in between. If you can't get 8 players and/or guests, you can do this with only 6; however, you may need to put up with randoms, but they will likely be willing to help. After all, who would still be playing this mode unless they were achievement hunting.

    You'll need a Team Oddball game type. Other than that, I think this is a pretty straight forward achievement.
  • V3RGLV3RGL37,449
    03 Sep 2012 03 Sep 2012 03 Sep 2012
    10 4 2
    I got this on Citadel with the playlist Ranked Team Doubles. I like doing the Oddball on this playlist because there are less people fighting for the ball and your team mate can help you distract the other players. Basically, what we did was one person run and get the ball, an the other player goes for the other team to keep them getting the ball. If one person spawns closer to the ball he will go defend the ball until the player that is trying to get the achievement picks it up, then we switch to distraction mode.
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