Golden Path achievement in CoD: Modern Warfare

Golden Path

Complete 'Clean House' without being hit using one bullet per threat.

Golden Path-0.2
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How to unlock the Golden Path achievement

  • Maka91Maka911,557,179
    25 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
    282 8 69
    During Mission 5: Clean House, you will need to kill all 11 enemies, using only 11 bullets, and without being hit. It is ok to use "Load Checkpoint" when you get hit in most cases as long as you don't get an unlucky checkpoint.

    This sounds a lot harder than it is. First off, use the assault rifle and not the pistol; it's a single fire gun so you shouldn't have a problem. Work your way through the house, learn the patterns, aim for the upper body, and prioritize armed enemies. A full run of this level only takes about 5 minutes.

    Ground floor - 3 enemies (all in main room)
    1st floor - 3 enemies (hostage taker, hostage, back room rusher)
    2nd floor - 3 enemies (hugging door, tucked in right corner, in left bedroom behind extra door)
    3rd floor - 1 enemy (after crying baby, they'll be in next room and get tucked under the bed before shooting)
    Top floor - 1 enemy (shoot on contact)

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Hostages can only be taken out after they reach for a gun and present a threat.

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    kenjisugita7Try it, on REGULAR difficulty.
    Posted by kenjisugita7 on 26 Apr at 09:06
    KwxzzaIve done this so many times but it just wont unlock
    Posted by Kwxzza on 30 Apr at 00:25
    Mr CioLThey're all dead, only 11 bullets but it never unlock.
    Posted by Mr CioL on 25 Jun at 18:51
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  • AndreFisherXAndreFisherX599,959
    24 Oct 2019 26 Oct 2019 26 Oct 2019
    54 2 2
    This achievement is a bit complicated, but not impossible

    - Let your teammate tie up tie up the woman that comes into kitchen (don't shoot her)
    - Headshot middle guy, let woman grab gun and kill her, let third guy grab gun kill him.

    - Headshot hostage taker first, shoot hostage after she grabs gun. Let guy run out of bathroom, stay close the door and shoot him as he runs out

    -Let enemies down ALPHA 3-2, shoot guy behind door, shoot guy that comes from left door,
    throw flashbang to stun guy on room, on right side. and shoot him.

    -Look at woman with baby, DON'T KILL HER, In second room aim under bed to shoot guy in head.

    -You have to do the killshot when Cpt: Price says ''DROP HER'' (don't wait for PRICE to kill her)

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    Chepe Too OpFinally this one worked for me thanks alot
    Posted by Chepe Too Op on 03 Feb 21 at 06:04
    ec3734aa5da3I've tried like 20+ times doing everything correct and the achievement just wouldn't pop for me, until I got lucky one run and in the first room after I headshot the middle guy I hit a collateral on the women and other dude, thus ending the mission only using 10 bullets. Very frustrating, but very satisfying when I finally got it.
    Posted by ec3734aa5da3 on 09 Jul 21 at 19:14
  • BradLeafsFan9BradLeafsFan9471,190 471,190 GamerScore
    01 Nov 2019 09 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2019
    23 1 1
    ---Mission 5: Clean House---

    - Only use 1 bullet per threat (aim high), if they're laying on the ground bleeding out just leave them they will die on their own AND if you miss a shot Reload Checkpoint ASAP

    - You must wait for the "hostages" to p/u a weapon before the become a "treat" which you can then take out w/ 1 bullet

    Ground Floor: 3 Enemies

    1st Floor: 3 Enemies

    2nd Floor: 3 Enemies

    3rd Floor: 1 Enemy

    4th Floor: 1 Enemy

    - The achievement takes quite a while into the cut-scene to pop, so wait a little bit after before you restart the mission too early thinking you screwed up

    + With every miscellaneous Achievement use "Reload Checkpoint" to your advantage, also difficulty won't void any of these so you can do them all on Recruit

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    BBALL UKI had a problem unlocking this one, you have to make sure to not use flash bangs and also only shoot the hostages like stated when they go for weapon. The first hostage reaches for AK-47 shoot her after picking it up. The second one is the one in the attic who reaches for detonator, wait until she turns to pick it up and shoot her, your teammates will also shoot at same time. I unlocked it without a problem following this guide and these extra steps.
    Posted by BBALL UK on 28 Jul 20 at 18:10
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