Gunslinger achievement in Call of Duty: WaW


Assassinate General Amsel with a pistol shot. (Solo only)

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How to unlock the Gunslinger achievement

  • Scro0ge McDuckScro0ge McDuck48,149
    11 Apr 2011 11 Apr 2011 26 Mar 2012
    138 11 44
    Use the glitch shown in the video to get on Amsel's side of the street. Killing him then with the pistol is easy.
    That strange jumping in the door is triggering the spawn process of Amsel and his bodyguards.

    Just to be fair, this wasn't my solution, I only managed to find this video on youtube :-) All credit to the original author!

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    MisterMucPanzyThanks! Never knew you could do that before. I got the achievement easy!
    Posted by MisterMucPanzy on 11 Mar at 18:55
    Hexag0n 744So much easier, thanks.
    Posted by Hexag0n 744 on 18 Apr at 16:36
    Mack StardustThanks! Also started laughing like an idiot when I heard the song in the video.
    Posted by Mack Stardust on 12 May at 15:53
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  • DimmockDimmock543,500
    15 Nov 2008 16 Nov 2008
    50 11 14
    First of all collect the pistol as soon as the sniper battle ends, you can't miss it if you scan all the tables. now keep hold of the pistol till the end of the mission

    When Amsel comes out of the building and his two snipers appear from behind it take them both out as they will cause you nothing but problems, now when amsel moves to the destroyed truck shoot his leg from under the truck and your teammate will inform you that you only grazed him, not bide your time and wait for him to enter his car. as soon as the car moves past the troop truck kill the driver causing amsel to tumble out of the car. simply pull out the pistol you collected after the sniper battle at the start of the mission and let rip, you can't miss and the first shot will kill him.

    NOTE : the guy in the video made it hard for himself but you can get it easier.
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    Smoke Pr0what freakin level is this on
    Posted by Smoke Pr0 on 30 Nov 10 at 02:06
    UncouthTruth@ Smoke Pr0 - Vendetta
    Posted by UncouthTruth on 26 Mar 11 at 02:27
    Onyx GrimoireDon't ever do this on veteran. I spent 90 minutes and started getting fucking mad towards the end until I started 'grazing' him with a sniper bullet, then finishing him with a pistol shot after killing the driver.
    Posted by Onyx Grimoire on 28 Oct 16 at 22:05
  • OnzaOnza146,547
    26 Mar 2009 06 Apr 2009
    24 4 0
    The videos definitely help... And some of this has been said, but here is my take:

    1. I'm sure you know to grab the piston from the "get the sniper in the windows opposite" section.
    2. And when you get to the Amsel part, take out his bodyguard/sniper ASAP (I thought there was only one, but I read two in the other guides here).

    You have to shoot Amsel twice (with the pistol).

    I found the two best/clearest opportunities for this is when he:

    1. Make his first dash from behind the tank to the truck, and
    2. When he runs from his car (snipe the driver).

    Between these two times a truck with a mounted machine gun will arrive. Take this gunner out ASAP, else it makes your task just that much harder.

    I was getting very good at making one shot or the other, but it took forever to get both.

    When I finally did, I actually got both shots when he ran from the tank...

    So basically, just keep at it.

    I was getting to the point to figure out how to use Amsel's shadow, which might help, but luckily I got lucky.
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