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They look like ants

Destroy all enemy ground targets and kill no allies with the rods.

They look like ants0
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05 Nov 2013
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Mission 17: Loki

Progress through the mission until you reach a control laptop where you take control of a remote drone that guides rod missiles. At this point you need to make sure to kill all the enemies (marked in red) and not kill any allies (marked in blue). Use 2-3 shots to take out the first group, and ensure that no enemies survive. Next, wait for the train to pass a little bit, and when the next group of enemies appears be careful so that the blast doesnt kill any of your troops near the tracks. After this group, more enemies will appear. Start with the group in the back and make your way around.

It can be very hard to tell if you killed one of your own allies. You can tell that you hit one if they say "Thompson, make sure your shots are on target!". At this point, restart the checkpoint immediately. Also restart if you missed an enemy.

The achievement will unlock when the camera goes back to the space station. If it doesn't, you have to restart the entire level.

Note: You don't have to take down enemy helicopters for this to count.
Iceonfire89Very good guide thanks, upvoted it. Two points; there is one enemy on the ground after the first section that always is out of reach, (best seen at 46 seconds) he is not needed.

Finally you do not get unlimited shots, not sure exactly how many you get but they are not unlimited, I peppered the hell out of the first two sections on one try to make sure (didn't hit any friendlies) but when the final third lot of targets (seen at 1 minute 25 seconds) approached I was not able to fire and it said the ground units would clean it up. It skipped the third section entirely and put me back in space at the console.

To clarify I am not hating on your guide, I have used your guides many many times to help me with at least three games. After trying 4 times to do this I came here, your guide was very helpful, 3 tries later I kind of got it figured what needed to be done and I got the achievement. In those 3 tries after viewing the guide though I thought from some things you said that; shots were unlimited and I had to wipe out everything.

Thanks for your time and taking the time to make the guide, I hope you can add these points to your guide so others are not hung up on the same things I was.
Posted by Iceonfire89 on 07 Nov 13 at 00:34
thanks for the guide!
Posted on 11 Nov 13 at 02:03
Posted by JPG30 on 15 Nov 13 at 12:45
Paully05Great vid, took me a few tries, but got it eventually
Posted by Paully05 on 17 Nov 13 at 20:06
VarazeusiaHi great guide I've done this achievement before on my other gt but I think it's glitched on this account every time I do this perfectly the achievements doesn't pop also that jungle achievement where you have to use stealth without getting caught I done that perfectly and the achievement didn't pop I've also recovered my account and I'm at the stage of almost playing frisbee with my disc so if anyone could help then thanks in advance.
Posted by Varazeusia on 28 Nov 13 at 23:29
VarazeusiaThanks I voted it up
Posted by Varazeusia on 29 Nov 13 at 18:12
BrasshandeGreat video as always. Since this will probably take most of us few goes, i found it best to save & quit after breaching the space station and getting the checkpoint there, then reload the save. If you do that, play through the sequence and end up back on the space station without popping the achievement (which you probably will a few times), you can dashboard then reload the game and end up immediately back at the start of the rods section ready to try it again, rather than having to play through the first half of the level to get back to it, which is a considerably faster way to get back to it
Posted by Brasshande on 07 Dec 13 at 10:52
ShakeableLeek06Brasshande's suggestion is like a boss, saves a good bit of time playing through the first spaceship section if you can't nail the rods first time out
Posted by ShakeableLeek06 on 27 Jan 14 at 23:28
diseased maniacI repeatedly tried this achievement with no luck. I rarely had trouble with the first two groups of enemies but I routinely missed the same 3-4 tanks near the top left in the third/last group. I tried hitting the top left area first with multiple missiles; same result. After changing to recruit difficulty, trying for over an hour, & changing my settings with no success, I deleted the title update. I played offline, was able to hit the targets I previously could not hit, & got it on the first try.
Posted by diseased maniac on 10 Mar 14 at 06:46
D0NTMoCKMeI'm not gonna lie that took me a lot of tries. The dashboard method should be added to this or made its own solution. I had a tank out of my reach every time and apparently that one didn't count because I never got it.
Posted by D0NTMoCKMe on 26 Aug 14 at 16:14
OnzaTake a look at iNTiMiDaTe xX's solution re: number of shots. It depends on the order you take out the targets. Also, good tip on dashboarding.
Posted by Onza on 09 Nov 14 at 19:01
KanjiKokaI got so damn sick of attempting this sensitive achievement! So I just memorized where the marked targets were in the video. Thanks!
Posted by KanjiKoka on 12 Jun 16 at 04:10