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Blackout Historian

In Blackout, unlock Reznov, Mason, Woods and Menendez

Blackout Historian+0.3
4 guidesOnline Game Mode - These achievements require a connection to live services, such as Xbox Live, for playing an online game mode, for sharing content, accessing leaderboards, or validating data with a server.Versus - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a face off gamemode who have met the achievement requirements.Collectable - These achievements are obtained by exploring the game environment to find a set of unique objects.Players Required - These achievements require a minimum number of participating players to attempt.10 Players Required - These achievements require a minimum number of participating players to attempt.
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For Reznov, you need to:
1. Find and pick up the "Ushanka Hat" located near the Estates
2. Achieve one long range kill of 200+ meters
3. Place Top 5 in Solo, Top 3 in Duos, or Top 2 in Quads with the item still in your inventory

The spawn locations are as follows (it's possible that the hat spawns in more than one fountain):
- Large fountain between two houses in Estates
- Red fountain near the house with the Helipad
- Fountain just outside of Asylum, right side of the courtyard (thanks JR1203)

Note: Each area has multiple nearby locations where the item can spawn; be sure to check them before leaving!
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For Mason, you need to:
1. Find and pick up the "Stained White T-Shirt" from a Supply Stash or Supply Drop
2. Wake the Sleeper Agent (activate the Emergency Broadcast inside the round building in Array)
3. Place Top 3 in Solo, Top 2 in Duos, or Top ? in Quads with the item still in your inventory

Hold cn_X on this panel to activate the Emergency Broadcast. It is in the Main Control Room, directly through the large doors at the top of the Spiral Staircase.
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For Menendez, you need to:
1. Find and pick up the "Locket" from a Supply Drop
2. Kill 2 enemies with a shotgun
3. Finish the match with the item still in your inventory. Placement does not matter

For Woods, you need to:
1. Find and pick up "Wood's Bandana" from the Helicopter pad East of Construction, South of Estates
2. Ride in a Helicopter for at least a minute
3. Win the match with the item still in your inventory
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JR1203Just wanted to point out that the 3rd spot for the Ushanka hat is actually in the broken fountain outside of asylum (front right of the courtyard), and that multiple hats can spawn in a match sometimes.
Posted by JR1203 on 11 Dec 18 at 12:24
l BlackBrian7 lThink they may have changed Masons requirements as it showed me to place in top 15 solo once I picked up the stained t-shirt.
Posted by l BlackBrian7 l on 26 Feb 19 at 21:38
ST3ALTH EMPER0RYeah mason placement was bumped up a few months ago, but the author of this guide hasn't updated that part yet.
Posted by ST3ALTH EMPER0R on 27 Feb 19 at 16:36
WayzoftheRavenGame now has custom matches with 12 people. Anyone tried boosting some of these?
Posted by WayzoftheRaven on 01 Mar 19 at 16:26
JR1203Doesn't work unfortunately.

Edit: but you can boost these with someone from your region easily .
Posted by JR1203 on 01 Mar 19 at 17:20
Offcr GarciaWould like to add for Woods. If you’re playing a mode that lets you respawn like Hot Pursuit you cannot die at all. I landed died, respawn grabbed the bandana and chopper and won and it didn’t unlock. Did it again never dying and it unlocked. This doesn’t matter in normal modes, but special modes with respawn it definitely does
Posted by Offcr Garcia on 03 Mar 19 at 17:28
WayzoftheRaven@JR1203 how would you boost with someone in your region?
Posted by WayzoftheRaven on 08 Mar 19 at 04:30
JR1203We did it for reznov. Join a solo at the same time by countdown. We called out our driving line to make sure we were in the same game (it also will say a gamertag in the upper left corner of both of your screens before it starts).

Then my partner grabbed the hat, a gun with extended barrel, and some health. I dropped at a helicopter, picked him up, flew to a turbine and he flew far away. I got the kill on him and waited out the circles up there.
Posted by JR1203 on 08 Mar 19 at 04:42
luke turbo2010Reznov requirements are a joke.
Posted by luke turbo2010 on 13 Apr 19 at 00:32
CatTullyAmbush is back (snipers knives shotguns and some rocket launchers) and I highly recommend going for resnov in that playlist. It’s not a struggle to find a sniper after getting the hat as it usually is during regular play.

Paladin is the best sniper- it is what I used and I just unlocked resnov and I’m crying in the club rn. Go prone while aiming someone down for better stability. Obviously headshots are important.
Posted by CatTully on 17 May 19 at 07:59
CatTullyDon’t know how to edit comment but ambush is also good for getting woods (I got woods in ambush last time it was here I just find ambush is easier to win in this mode) and
Menendez and Bruno as there is only one safezone circle (which is where the supply drops land) and it shows up as soon as the match starts. So jump and land in the circle and find a shotgun or knife or the brawler perk, then wait for the supply drop and hope for the item.
Posted by CatTully on 17 May 19 at 08:10
Sitop ApenAny suggestions on a good place to find Mason's white shirt?
Posted by Sitop Apen on 08 Jun 19 at 04:08
l BlackBrian7 lIf anyone had trouble with Woods, they just added a 50 vs 50 game blackout mode. I was able to get Woods after 3 games. It makes it so much easier. Give it a try while its still available.
Posted by l BlackBrian7 l on 12 Jun 19 at 21:05
ImmortalxQ8if i bought the characters bundle from black store, would i get the achievements for them or i have to unlock the original characters?
Posted by ImmortalxQ8 on 18 Jun 19 at 10:33
Zaro KarosNot sure if it is still possible to get these characters in ground war, I have everything but Reznov and after 30 matches of looking for the hat in ground war I can't even seem to find a single spawn. I usually find it every other match in solos or squads. Probably a good thing they patched this if they did.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 19 Jun 19 at 05:51
Zaro Karos@ImmortalxQ8 correct me if I'm wrong but you purchased the Primis crew when you need to unlock the Ultimis crew for this achievement? I knew the game doesn't make a distinction in the achievement description and two of the Primis characters were locked behind Absolute Zero.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 19 Jun 19 at 06:43
GeneralDonnellyThe rampage doesn't count as a shotgun apparently cry
Posted by GeneralDonnelly on 12 Jul 19 at 18:10
Sitop ApenReally? I just got two shotgun kills and cleanups today with the rampage and it counted for me
Posted by Sitop Apen on 13 Jul 19 at 01:12
Zaro KarosI couldn't find any reznov hats nor could anyone else I was talking to, that's why i'm asking here if anyone can confirm as of when I posted that if it is still possible in ground war. I know it say's it's possible in the description but if they took the item out of the map then it wouldn't matter.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 14 Jul 19 at 09:05
Zaro KarosIf and or when ground war comes back I'll spend another few hours looking for reznov's hat which normally only takes a few minutes to find.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 14 Jul 19 at 09:10
Zaro KarosSo it does say "currently unavailabe" on reznov for ground war, mason aswell.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 03 Aug 19 at 14:38
Zaro KarosTo check character unavailability first play an entire match in that game mode other wise it doesn't seem to want to update which game mode that you're in. Then go to blackout characters and it should either say "Character Unavailable" or "Unlock by picking up Ushanka Hat near a fountain and completing Character Mission." If it says "Character Unavailable" don't waste your time in that game mode.
Posted by Zaro Karos on 03 Aug 19 at 15:15
RulkyLooking to boost these if anyone is able to help. I can’t find any Blackout games in my region. Gamertag - Rulky
Posted by Rulky on 07 Sep 19 at 07:23
Th3FreakinRicanI’d really like to find people in my region to boost these
Posted by Th3FreakinRican on 06 Oct 19 at 06:14
Adam J KirbyI am available to give boosting these a shot, I only need Reznov for this achievement. I'll help with others as needed.
Posted by Adam J Kirby on 05 Nov 19 at 19:22
GG ZeusMessage me if you're interested in boosting and from Australia. I need 4 characters left
Posted by GG Zeus on 25 Nov 19 at 06:07
Maaarc15Can you get the kills before you get the item?
Posted by Maaarc15 on 04 Mar at 18:33
TM4N66if someone wants to boost for reznov i will help you get him if you help me get him
Posted by TM4N66 on 05 Apr at 17:48
TM4N66if someone wants to boost for reznov i will help you get him if you help me get him
Posted by TM4N66 on 05 Apr at 18:26
HaztronauttAnyone wanting to boost in solos for Woods?
Posted by Haztronautt on 29 Jun at 15:22
HaztronauttAnyone wanting to boost in solos for Woods?
Posted by Haztronautt on 29 Jun at 15:26
BadGirlRyleighNeed help with all four
Posted by BadGirlRyleigh on 03 Jul at 06:41