Marathon Man achievement in Halo 3

Marathon Man

Locate and access all Terminals in the Campaign.

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How to unlock the Marathon Man achievement

  • DiegoTanDiegoTan293,252
    08 May 2010 08 May 2010
    142 11 6
    Guide by Eternal from :
    Note #1: You have to wait for the "Fragment Ends" message to come on before the game registers that you've got the terminal. The only exception is Terminal #2 on the level "The Covenant," this one does not give that message. Hit the A-button to scroll through a few messages, then the terminal will turn red and a few more screens will need to be read before the "Fragment Ends" message appears.

    Note #2: These can be done in any order and you do not have to finish the level. It is suggested to do them all on the same difficulty. Access the terminal, wait for the end message, then you can save and quit the level.

    The Ark:

    1. Start the mission and once you enter the first building take a left into another door and now you should be in a curved corridor. On the inside is a Terminal.
    2. After activating the bridge to let your comrades across the gap, do a 180 and you should see it. *it does not open until you activate the bridge*
    3. In the third building after defeating the scarab, kill the group of sleeping covenent, then follow the corridor downwards. Once you reach a door in front that is locked, immediately on the left there's an open door. Go through and walk straight off, then do a 180 to find a secret room. It is in there.

    The Covenant:

    1. When in the first tower standing on the lift, face the access panel and turn left. Jump over and it's right there.
    2. Land your hornet on the second tower, walk towards the entrance but when you see the locked door, do a 180. Should be right in front of you.
    3. When in the third tower standing on the lift, face the access panel and turn right. Jump over and it's right there.


    1. After reaching the end of the first cave, hug the right wall and you will see a building. Jump up onto the walkway and hang a left once inside. It's right there.

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    CrowdedLazarusThanks for that, it helped. One point to note about the Covenant terminal 2 on the second tower. Look for the tower without resistance. It is near an anti aircraft wraith on an island
    Posted by CrowdedLazarus on 20 Oct 10 at 14:51
    DiegoTanYeah, I forgot to write that. Thanks for the point!
    Posted by DiegoTan on 21 Oct 10 at 19:36
    Chelski BlueJust to confirm these have to all be done on the same difficulty. I had all bar the last on legendary, tried getting that on easy, no pop.
    Posted by Chelski Blue on 31 Jan at 20:00
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  • Blackflame0729Blackflame072978,268
    18 Feb 2008 23 Aug 2008 23 Aug 2008
    101 17 9
    Watch and Read the Youtube video Description.
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    Markuuusthanks for the video :)
    Posted by Markuuus on 22 Nov 09 at 11:48
    soccer4cmoprefer this video over the list on the other solution
    Posted by soccer4cmo on 04 Mar 10 at 05:33
    TWIGHLIGHT Z0HAthanks for the video.
    Posted by TWIGHLIGHT Z0HA on 15 Nov 12 at 22:09
  • mr cr0w1eymr cr0w1ey13,139
    08 Apr 2009 10 Apr 2009
    54 9 0
    i am giving u the YouTube links that i found
    but if u want me to help u get it so Send a message to " mr cr0w1ey " on XboxLive telling u need help on the terminals at halo3.

    1-3 Terminals are in the ark stage
    4-6 Terminals are in the coven stage
    last Terminal is on the last stage- Halo (easiest terminal)
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