Demon achievement in Halo 3


Score over 15,000 points in the Campaign meta-game on the second mission.

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How to unlock the Demon achievement

  • KBÇAKBÇA191,932
    15 Nov 2010 13 Apr 2011 06 Aug 2011
    64 2 2
    The easiest solution for me:

    - Use normal difficulty
    - Activate score
    - Free for all option
    - Turn on some skulls (Tough Luck, Fog, Famine)
    - Join with Second controller (this is the tip)

    The second control is only for when you die. When this happens you will respawn close to second player saving time instead at the last checkpoint. With this you will win bonus time multiplier.

    Thanks for RIPH Conclave (rest in peace)

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    Deadly ModifiedFor some reason, I never attempted to do score mode on Halo but this made it a breeze. 8 years later and still a great solution. :)
    Posted by Deadly Modified on 18 Jun 18 at 19:06
    Lazy with StyleWas not paying attention to time. Just activated 5 skulls: Tough Luck, Catch, Fog, Famine and Thunderstorm. Played on normal and got 22,000 points easily by just playing through the mission. Died like 3-4 times. These skulls really don't make it harder as enemies die easily on normal difficulty and there is plenty of ammo. Will use this strategy for the remaining missions.
    Posted by Lazy with Style on 30 Oct 21 at 23:53
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  • PiemarzPiemarz50,362
    28 Sep 2007 04 Jul 2009
    50 12 3
    This mission is crows nest.

    Turn on a few skulls that you feel comfortable playing with then either play on normal if you are by yourself.
    An excellent combo is a plasma pistol overcharge then switch to the battle rifle. Then kill off any grunts.
    When evacuating the base a swarm of drones will fly over you, kill them all with the grunts quickly. Just finish the level in time for the 3x bonus.
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    CurtiesonNew to the do you track your score or see your progress?
    Posted by Curtieson on 08 Jun 10 at 12:36
    PiemarzThere is a setting in the pregame lobby where you can switch the game mode into scoring, team or free-for-all. FFA makes more sense as you can see your own score necessary for the achievement.
    Posted by Piemarz on 22 Jul 10 at 09:04
    LumonRefinerwhile the game is loading your mission (showing a percentage - you're still in the main menu not the loading screen showing the blue halo) you should see something saying 'press X for settings', do that and turn score on ('off' by default) by choosing 'free for all' then turn a few skulls on (especially the ones that will make the game more difficult) then choose your difficulty (I would leave as 'normal') and play the mission. The score will be at bottom right-hand side of the screen. Don't worry if you're close to 15k but hasn't reached 15k at the end of the mission as once you finish it another screen will come up where multipliers will be applied and you'll have your final score (which then should be enough to unlock the achievement). Hope this helps.
    Posted by LumonRefiner on 08 Jan 11 at 18:25
  • SnipeOut BoySnipeOut Boy109,211
    18 May 2012 20 May 2012
    27 1 0
    An important thing to note is that your score during the game includes your skull multipliers. So the only thing you will get at the end of the game in addition is the time bonus.

    So if you have lost a great deal of your time bonus, then don't continue to play the level thinking there is more bonuses at the end, because there is not.

    It is your style of play that determines the skulls you activate. My best advice is to play on Normal. The reasoning behind this is that where Legendary will net you points, you have a better chance of hitting the time bonus on Normal, and you can have more skulls on at once and it still will not be a big deal. Thus more bonus points.

    Start with three or four skulls on, and see how you do? If it is too hard, then start over and remove a skull.

    One the other hand, if you can net the required amount of points, then the time means nothing. On Tsavo Highway for instance, I hit the 15,000 points in game. So I just jumped in a ghost and skiddaddled to the end (running through the rest of the action), and got the achievement.

    And don't be afraid to die a few times, on Normal you don't lose that many points. Of course on Normal you shouldn't die all that much either. Time is the biggest bonus, try for that before you waste time lining up every headshot and multi-kill.

    Good Luck!
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