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The Answer is Simple achievement in Halo MCC

The Answer is Simple

Halo: Reach: Find Data Pad 14 on Long Night Of Solace on Legendary difficulty

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  • TerebrAHTerebrAH428,106
    04 Dec 2019 05 Dec 2019
    24 0 0
    Mission 5 - Long Night Of Solace
    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 CollectionMinority ReportThe Minority Report achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 16 pointsHalo: Reach: Find Data Pad 5 on Long Night Of Solace


    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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  • jordan macitjordan macit245,478
    26 Jan 2020 07 Feb 2020 07 Feb 2020
    6 0 0
    This Data Pad can be found on the level 'Long Night Of Solace" on Legendary Difficulty. Have the sprint ability.

    Simply proceed through the first building until you are climbing the stairs to get to the jet. DO NOT enter the jet as it will trigger a cutscene and take you to the next part of the level which we do not want.

    Halfway up the stairs you must turn and jump to the left platform. Climb up the little beam and crouch jump to the step that is above you on the antenna. You must then turn and face the next platform behind you and sprint jump (as why you need the ability) to reach it.

    Crouch jumping here might help on this jump too if you are close to the edge and just not making it but I got it on my second attempt (climbing the little spire seemed to be the tricky bit for me).

    I made a video to help:



    Hope this helps.
  • NeoMaster47NeoMaster47276,477
    03 Dec 2019
    4 4 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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