Into the Howling Dark achievement in Halo: Reach

Into the Howling Dark

Complete the 7th mission on Normal or harder.

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How to unlock the Into the Howling Dark achievement

  • PizzerzPizzerz11,860
    29 Sep 2010 29 Sep 2010
    25 3 2
    Complete the 7th mission, "Exodus" on any difficulty except Easy. This mission has some tough parts in it, so see the videos below if you get stuck.

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    CareerTENNISPROthird part of walkthrough with the AA strategy is golden. I kept getting smashed up when approaching the main building but the long range strategy worked wonders. NICE JOB!
    Posted by CareerTENNISPRO on 25 Jul 11 at 15:54
    Crackhaw2I did the mission and never got the achievement and playing on normal 😂
    Posted by Crackhaw2 on 24 Jul 20 at 11:37
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  • LifeExpectancyLifeExpectancy1,589,786
    15 Sep 2010 29 Apr 2015
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    Mission 7 – Exodus

    Mission starts at 1:07:08 in the walkthrough video below.

    This is another one where watching the video for the paths to take is very important for saving time. From the start, you’ll want to try and get a needler as soon as you can. Sometimes, one of the grunts at the start will have one, sometimes not. You don’t necessarily need it for the first group of Brutes (the ones with human hostages), but you’ll definitely want it for the 2nd area, where you have to defend the elevator before getting into it. The needler only needs to fire about 6 rounds to do a supercombine explosion and kill a Brute, which is very handy, not to mention 10 such supercombine explosions kills will net you "A Spoonful of Blamite".

    Halo: ReachA Spoonful of BlamiteThe A Spoonful of Blamite achievement in Halo: Reach worth 15 pointsKill 10 enemies in Firefight or Campaign with a supercombine explosion.

    Once you go up the elevator, the key shortcuts come into play, so definitely keep that in mind if you don’t want to slog through the entire mission. I take a slightly different route than RC Master (jetpacking to the highest level of one building rather than the 2nd-to-highest as he does, for safety reasons). Once you finish the mission on normal or higher, you’ll unlock the story-related achievement, "Into the Howling Dark", for finishing on normal or higher.

    Halo: ReachInto the Howling DarkThe Into the Howling Dark achievement in Halo: Reach worth 12 pointsComplete the 7th mission on Normal or harder.

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