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Gunning achievement in Prototype (Xbox 360)


Destroy 20 Helicopters in a single Helicopter flight.

28 May 2020 - 7 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle Player

How to unlock the Gunning achievement

  • xNeo21xxNeo21x684,851
    12 Jun 2009 12 Jun 2009 18 Jun 2009
    30 3 4
    I found that the Kill event called Friendly Fire is probably the best way to get this achievement. It is unlocked right after the mission you learn to fly a helicopter. In this event you fly an Apache and have unlimited ammo for all three weapons, and enemy helicopters are constantly coming after you in groups of 2 or 3. To get a gold medal in the mission you need 150 points and each helicopter you shoot down gives you 10. So if you can shoot down 20 you will have 200 points and will get the achievement as well as the gold medal. I completed this event on my 3rd try by flying around in circles backwards and constantly shooting my homing missiles and switching targets as soon as the one I was shooting at blew up. Keep a close eye on your radar to see what direction the next group of helicopters is coming from. Shouldn't be too hard or take more than a couple tries and since there is a time limit of 2:00 minutes it is really quick because instead of having to wait for more helicopters to (hopefully) spawn near you, they are guaranteed to spawn near you. Even if you don't get all 20 helicopter kills before the timer runs out, I'm sure that those kills will carry over into free roam (although I didn't test this) and then you can just find a couple more randomly flying around the city to kill. The remaining few you need should be easy kills since after the event your helicopter will have full ammo.

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    Ater MagusGot it on my second try, this is by far the easiest method to getting this achievement. Fly up to the upper stratus sphere and just rotate back and forth all the enemy helis will spawn right next to you so they are easy kills. Keep an eye on the radar so that time isn't wasted spinning in the wrong direction.
    Posted by Ater Magus on 23 Jun 09 at 12:30
    Big Phil BeckThis is the quickest and easiest way Cheers!! Kills carry over to free-roam as well, Killed 18 in Event then 2 in free roam and Ping! Cheers
    Posted by Big Phil Beck on 06 Jan 10 at 14:47
    TonySkiSweet. Just got it on X1 cause of this.
    Posted by TonySki on 20 Aug 18 at 08:38
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  • ScorpionPLScorpionPL131,030
    29 Jun 2009 21 Jun 2009
    34 12 8
    Easiest way
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    MehtakcysNever even thought to do this, and I had passed this free-mission multiple times. Well done.
    Posted by Mehtakcys on 25 Aug 10 at 20:59
    MrInflictionTook me less than 4-5 minutes to do. Great guide!
    Posted by MrInfliction on 08 Sep 12 at 19:51
    PrinceOfEterniaI tried clicking on the video, it says "This video is private". Perhaps it has been deleted? Anyways, thumbs down.
    Posted by PrinceOfEternia on 06 Aug 14 at 16:12
  • weekendlushweekendlush26,407
    12 Jun 2009 12 Jun 2009
    20 2 2
    For this achievement you have to take down 20 Helicopters while in the same chopper the whole time - if you get shot down you need to hijack another one and restart the count.
    This can be done at minimum after the 15th or 16th mission where you gain the ability to hijack helicopters.

    This is easily done if you hijack a helicopter and fly way up in the air around midtown, trying to remain off the radar and off alert. Other helicopters will spawn at a distance every minute or so. Keep an eye out for the helicopter indicator on your screen and rotate around using the right analog stick to their direction.

    Let them occasionally wander towards you or you can fly towards them. Use your machine guns from afar or your tracking missiles to kill them off.

    Be mindful of your helicopter health by killing of closer helicopters then ones farther away. The closer they are the more likely they are going to hit you with some missiles. Remember to get this achievement you need to kill 20 helicopters while in the same one the whole time.

    After 10 to 15 minutes or so you should be chilling with this achievement under your belt.
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    WeisGuy9Nice tip. Thanks!
    Posted by WeisGuy9 on 15 Jun 09 at 20:28
    SebastianSBWorked like a charm =)
    Posted by SebastianSB on 18 Jun 09 at 00:41
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