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Read Halsey's Journal achievement in Halo MCC

Read Halsey's Journal

Halo: Reach: Find Data Pad 2 on ONI: Sword Base

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How to unlock the Read Halsey's Journal achievement

  • TerebrAHTerebrAH428,106
    03 Dec 2019 05 Dec 2019
    32 12 7
    Mission 2 - ONI: Sword Base

    There are two data pads to collect in this mission.

    Click on the spoiler tag to see the embedded video for this mission:
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***


    You will also unlock the following data pad achievement in this mission:
    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionWhat Does It All Mean?The What Does It All Mean? achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 18 pointsHalo: Reach: Find Data Pad 11 on ONI: Sword Base on Legendary difficulty


    Collecting all 19 data pads will earn you the following:
    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionCanonical ConundrumThe Canonical Conundrum achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 85 pointsHalo: Reach: Find all Data Pads.


    I've created a playlist which has all individual missions and their data pad locations: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLspO7pYM5dalFVnsrpbWe...

    Note: you can collect the data pad and reload checkpoint/respawn, and you will still receive the credit for this achievement.

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    thatNoseyParker
    I just want to add that you can load up Rally Point Charlie for Data Pad 2 (Easy difficulty). No need to play through the whole level.
    This. This is what I want in these collectible guides, to lazy ass videos (I realise videos take effort to make but also usually don’t fully research stuff lol)
    Posted by thatNoseyParker on 14 Feb at 20:36
    metallicafan459Agree with the last post - for a guide it should outline the fastest way for that specific achievement. You should improve the guide to state you can start from Rally Point Charlie
    Posted by metallicafan459 on 15 Feb at 14:38
    Count FlandersPerhaps I should enter a new solution with "Load up Rally Point Charlie, drive to the Comms array..." and enjoy my sweet sweet karma wink
    Posted by Count Flanders on 16 Feb at 05:42
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  • jordan macitjordan macit245,478
    13 Apr 2020 13 Apr 2020 13 Apr 2020
    10 0 0
    Simply load up 'ONI: Sword Base' on any difficulty (you can do this from Rally Point Charlie) and traverse through the level until you enter the actual Sword Base (it is soon after killing the two hunters, you'll know it is the right area when you run into Jorge). It is across the bridge from where you move onto the next area and under the ramp (where the shotgun is placed in multiplayer).

    I created this video to help:



    Hope this helps.
  • NeoMaster47NeoMaster47276,477
    09 Dec 2019 03 Dec 2019
    6 3 0
    This video shows the exact location of each Data Pad in the game, in order of missions.
    (credits to WikiGameGuides for the video.)

    I recommend watching the whole video, Each mission has 2 Data Pads, one obtainable on any difficulty and another obtainable only on Legendary difficulty.
    Times for each Data Pad in the video:

    Winter Contingency:
    Data Pad 10: 00:00 Only Legendary difficulty
    Data Pad 1 : 00:39 Any difficulty

    Oni: Sword Base:
    Data Pad 11: 01:15 Only Legendary difficulty
    Data Pad 2 : 02:12 Any difficulty

    NightFall:
    Data Pad 3: 02:53 Any difficulty
    Data Pad 12 : 03:02 Only Legendary difficulty

    Tip of the Spear:
    Data Pad 4: 04:12 Any difficulty
    Data Pad 13 : 05:00 Only Legendary difficulty

    Long Night of Solace:
    Data Pad 5: 05:40 Any difficulty
    Data Pad 14 : 05:56 Only Legendary difficulty

    Exodus:
    Data Pad 6: 06:27 Any difficulty
    Data Pad 15 : 07:04 Only Legendary difficulty

    New Alexandria:
    Data Pad 16: 07:55 Only Legendary difficulty
    Data Pad 7 : 08:30 Any difficulty

    The Package:
    Data Pad 8: 09:13 Any difficulty
    Data Pad 17 : 09:35 Only Legendary difficulty

    The Pillar of Autunumn:
    Data Pad 18: 10:22 Only Legendary difficulty
    Data Pad 9 : 10:43 Any difficulty

    Lone Wolf:
    Data Pad 19: 11:04 Only Legendary difficulty

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