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Egg-stra XP!

Complete the Egg-Stra XP challenge and then destroy a hive in the Onslaught DLC package.

Egg-stra XP!0
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For this achievement, you must locate and shoot four alien hives (one for each Onslaught DLC multiplayer map) in public Multiplayer. You will know you have achieved one when a challenge counter appears on your screen. 

The locations for the hives are as follows:

Ignition - In the underground section, you will see the hive on the wall. Underground is accessible by going through the broken plane shell and down the ramp. Alternatively there is a bunker type entrance near the 'Federation' spawn directly underneath the giant digital countdown clock. Run down the steps and to the right and the hive is on the wall.

BayView - Just outside the map underneath the pier. Go to the bottom right corner of the of the map and look straight across. (On the minimap you should be standing by the three diagonal lines, just off to the right of the tram tracks) You'll just see the hive hanging from the bottom of the pier.

Containment: Just outside the map. Go to the most northern point of the map, at the very top. Just off to the right on top of the white building that has barred windows. Climb on top of the green dumpster for a better shot.

Fog: In the cave at the centre of the map. You'll see a waterfall (a dark blue circle on the minimap) Look slightly down and to the left of the water and you'll see the hive through some foliage.

When you have shot all four go to Extinction mode and load Nightfall. Play until you've destroyed an alien hive. Upon doing this you'll get your achievement and 10,000 XP for your Extinction character. 

Thanks to 'Th3 Replicant' and 'PuRe Pretzel' for confirming that you can actually earn this on multiple consoles. If you've already earned this on the 360 you can also earn it on the One by destroying a hive in Extinction. The eggs in the multiplayer maps won't register, however destroying a hive in Extinction will. This can also be done the other way around.

If there's something that you feel needs changing in this guide please let me know and I'll change it. If anyone would like any help, again please let me know and I'll do all that I can to help.

I would ask that if you vote negatively, would you kindly take the time to state as to why. I appreciate feedback of all kinds as it helps me to write better, more coherent guides.

Many Thanks. Happy Gaming!
l TN95 lI know you said public multiplayer but can it be done offline solo ?
Posted by l TN95 l on 28 Jan 14 at 15:28
AntonysjI do not believe so. Unfortunately I can't test this as the game registers me having completed it. Again, I don't believe it will work that way because the achievement description says 'In core MP'

By all means try, as mentioned in the guide if it counts you'll get a popup in the middle left of your screen. If you succeed let me know and I'll add it to the guide. But unfortunately, I'm not sure it'll count offline.
Posted by Antonysj on 28 Jan 14 at 15:50
xXMasemaNXxI found all the eggs and shot them. But when I went to play Nightfall, the achievement didnt pop upon destroying a hive. Do you have to play Nightfall on Public as well?
Posted by xXMasemaNXx on 29 Jan 14 at 01:45
xTGEAll people want to do is play off or ignition! It's impossible to get the other 2 >.<
Posted by xTGE on 29 Jan 14 at 01:47
Th3 ReplicantIt worked for me. Has anyone noticed that the X360 version of this achievement does NOT mention "Core MP"? Still it has to be done on public matches.
Posted by Th3 Replicant on 29 Jan 14 at 07:06
AntonysjxXMasemaNXx I played Nightfall solo, but it was Xbox Live and not a private match. So I believe you have to be in an online session for it to work.
Posted by Antonysj on 29 Jan 14 at 09:12
AntonysjThe achievement descriptions vary from 360 to Xbox One. However the process is the same, you must shoot the hives in a public game.

xTGE I too found this. You just have to be persistent. Try playing in a different Onslaught playlist to the one you are. That's what I did and it helped me.
Posted by Antonysj on 29 Jan 14 at 09:16
AntonysjAlso forgot to mention that if you earn this on the 360 you CANNOT earn this on the Xbox One and vice versa.
Posted by Antonysj on 29 Jan 14 at 09:17
xXMasemaNXxStrange, I did an Xbox Live solo match and it didnt work. I'll try again.
Posted by xXMasemaNXx on 29 Jan 14 at 20:57
AntonysjFailing that try playing on 'Point of Contact' see if that helps.
Posted by Antonysj on 29 Jan 14 at 21:23
Th3 ReplicantAntonysj, you can get this on the Xbox One if you have this for the X360. You just need to destroy one hive in Extinction mode. No need to shoot the hives on each multiplayer map. You are credited these for both platforms. I just got my Xbox One achievement after noticing that I couldn't shoot a alien hive on an new MP map.
Posted by Th3 Replicant on 03 Feb 14 at 15:36
PuRe PretzelI can also confirm if you get this on the Xbox one then you can get it on the 360 wink
Posted by PuRe Pretzel on 03 Feb 14 at 22:59
AntonysjThank you both :)
Posted by Antonysj on 03 Feb 14 at 23:11
CrAzEdCaNuCk18Is there any game mode where Bayview shows up as a playable map? I've got the other 3 but this one doesn't seem to pop up.
Posted by CrAzEdCaNuCk18 on 14 Apr 14 at 04:42
AntonysjI don't think there's a specific playlist anymore CrAzEdCaNuCk18. Just keep playing and it should eventually appear in the rotation.
Posted by Antonysj on 14 Apr 14 at 06:34
CrAzEdCaNuCk18Well finally got it. I played different modes and found that Fog and Ignition come up regularly in the Hardcore TDM with Containment coming up periodically. At the moment most players are voting for those maps in that mode.

After about 7 hours of playing that mode I gave up waiting for Bayview and looked in other modes. It popped up for me in Standard Search and Rescue finally and the hive will be just to your left when playing defense beside "A". I do not know if this map has been set to certain game modes or not but I think from now on I'll find the hives for the other DLC while the playlist is active lol.
Posted by CrAzEdCaNuCk18 on 14 Apr 14 at 22:30
AntonysjYeah, sometimes it strangely does seem like some maps have a more weighted chance to appear, which is odd. Nonetheless, well done for peservering, I'm very glad you finally got them all! :)
Posted by Antonysj on 15 Apr 14 at 06:15
Thrifty SiMONYou should upgrade the guide. Onslaught doesn't have it's own playlist anymore.
Posted by Thrifty SiMON on 30 Apr 14 at 00:22
PiCkLE SQU1DWent to earn this in public MP and someone was cheating. Upon quitting the game, I had max prestige and my Exctinction Rank + Intel got reset back to 0. I found all the eggs in Solo Safeguard and I saw the progress meter pop up on my screen. When I went into Nightfall and destroyed a hive, the achievement didn't pop. I think I'm fucked.
Posted by PiCkLE SQU1D on 06 Jul 18 at 15:25
INSTINCT H410You can no longer find online games on dlc maps. Does this mean the achievement is now impossible?
Posted by INSTINCT H410 on 24 Oct 18 at 13:00
MargieIaaMadmanMight be unobtainable now.. servers are dead
Posted by MargieIaaMadman on 17 Apr at 18:32