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Defender

Defend five flags

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How to unlock the Defender achievement

  • EmuholicEmuholic93,645
    08 Jul 2009 08 Jul 2009
    32 0 4
    You get a 'defend kill' by killing an enemy that is trying to capture your flag. You need to get five of these kills to unlock the achievement.

    You will likely get this achievement early on just by playing the game but if you are having problems try the following.

    When you are on the respawn map screen, look for a allied flag where there are a couple of enemies nearby or heading towards it. Choose this flag and you will spawn in the area, now find a hiding place and wait for the enemy to start capturing the flag (look for your flag falling on the pole), now kill them. Repeat five times and the achievement will unlock.

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    freedoms stainDo they actually have to be trying to take a flag? You get "Defender Bonus" just for killing guys while "you" are in the vicinity of a flag. i.e. on Wake island I've killed a guy across the wooden bridge while I was in the vicinity of the flag and gotten the "Defender Bonus". I have the achievement, just wondering if that situation would count as it's safer in terms of winning the match not to allow enemies to get as far as capturing your flag just for an achievement :D
    Posted by freedoms stain on 18 Dec 10 at 14:39
    mtxfYes I believe you only need to be in proximity to a flag for kills to count towards this.

    Also, this might be a glitch, but I got this achievement on Coral Sea, by killing enemies who'd parachuted out of their planes and onto our aircraft carrier!
    Posted by mtxf on 26 Mar 11 at 00:23
    BigWorthlessJust so you know it counts as a defensive kill when you have captured the flag and the circle in between the two teams scores is there. Hope that makes sense.
    Posted by BigWorthless on 08 Apr 11 at 05:51
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  • SmuttyPirateSmuttyPirate123,539
    10 Nov 2010 10 Apr 2011
    12 0 0
    Its important for getting this easily to make sure you put yourself into a squad, then spawn at a contended flag and look at the flag itself. Where the letter I.E. A or B or C is, make sure you spot that flag as a defend order by pressing the back button like spotting bad guys. This grants you squad defense points as well as working to unlock the cheevo with every person you kill. Hiding in the bunkers at the flag is the obvious way of getting kills but bombing runs and spotting guys for your team will help go a long way towards this and other cheevos
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