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Clear and Present Danger achievement in Halo MCC

Clear and Present Danger

Halo: Reach: Pad on the run.

Clear and Present Danger+0.3
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How to unlock the Clear and Present Danger achievement

  • Reborn InsanityReborn Insanity
    04 Dec 2019 04 Dec 2019 29 Aug 2023
    For this achievement you have to kill the invisible Elite at the beginning of Winter Contingency. This must be done on Legendary difficulty. As soon as you exit the dropship you'll need to sprint down towards the buildings. If you pay close enough attention you'll see a cloaked elite with an illuminated square on his back running to the right. Use your pistol to take him out.

    It took me many attempts, but luckily a checkpoint triggers as he starts running away so you can reload that if he takes the corner and disappears. I used my pistol as I found the scope helped and the AR wasn't reliable at the range you have to start engaging the Elite at. Once you successfully kill the Elite you'll pop this achievement.

    If you're having trouble, you can use the Agoraphobia skull to make this much easier. (Thanks somerandomguy97 for pointing this out)

    The glowing square that was on his back was actually a datapad that only spawns in Legendary. It should have dropped near where you killed him. Read it to pop another achievement.
    Halo: The Master Chief CollectionUnreliable NarratorThe Unreliable Narrator achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 17 pointsHalo: Reach: Find Data Pad 10 on Winter Contingency on Legendary difficulty

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    Reborn InsanityDo you have any other skulls on? I'll add it back in for now. Thanks Steelhearts
    Posted by Reborn Insanity on 29 Aug at 01:32
    Rigpig1919Just did it again, exact same settings and they both popped. Strange 🙄 Thanks guys 🙏
    Posted by Rigpig1919 on 29 Aug at 09:41
    LedgerKeeperFor anyone having trouble, it turns out that using the pistol for the killing blow is not required. I lit him up with the pistol until his shields were gone and almost had him, but a moa pushed me backwards and i had to run for him with nothing in my mag. I shot a burst from my AR as a hail mary and it worked, achievement popped.
    Posted by LedgerKeeper on 06 Sep at 10:01
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  • AttestedBarley2AttestedBarley2
    15 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019
    Found this video guide very helpful!

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    AttestedBarley2He won’t turn around he books, but if you get him with a headshot he’ll stop briefly then take back off. I’ve noticed stops can finish him, just keep shooting even after he hits that corner, I didn’t think I got him and I moved up and he was down.
    Posted by AttestedBarley2 on 02 Mar 20 at 23:14
    Fa3edCan confirm it still works. I did it at my first attempt.
    Posted by Fa3ed#5722 on 20 Jul 21 at 02:18
    Posted by AttestedBarley2 on 21 Jul 21 at 02:20
  • TriariusTriarius
    02 Sep 2022 02 Sep 2022 02 Sep 2022
    The August 2022 update added the Acrophobia skull to Halo: Reach. You can use it to quickly close the distance from the start of the level to the Elite.
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    BenderWinAs of Jan 13th 2023, You can use the Acrophobia skull and it still will pop the achievement! :D Make sure to pick up the pad!
    Posted by BenderWin on 13 Jan at 16:13
    Obi TW0I've just done this with Acrophobia as well. I had to do it twice before it popped though.
    Posted by Obi TW0 on 27 Feb at 21:11
    x athiktos x+1 Worked for me on the first try - 10/14/2023
    Posted by x athiktos x on 14 Oct at 18:47
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