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Halo CE: Finish The Silent Cartographer without shooting, grenades, melee, dying or restarting.

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Strategy OneStrategy One685,422
13 Nov 2014 14 Dec 2014
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To obtain this achievement you must run from beginning to end SOLO without doing anything but running and jumping, and you can use warthogs if you want.

Avoid the Hunters at all costs as they can send you flying across the map and might fall off a ledge. So RUN AROUND THEM.

P.S. I did it first attempt, its easier then it looks.

P.S.S A way to not worry about the elite at the end with the sword, you can put a warthog into the hallways before going down in the building, if marines are inside they can kill the elite with the sword and if you don't have marines you can always put it on its side to block the walkway so the sword elite cannot follow you (credit goes to Dannyework87 and NJDUKE)

I found a great and fast video done by Korbek gaming he does this in about 6-7 minutes. This will net you this achievement in a breeze.
Strategy OneI fixed!
Posted by Strategy One on 14 Nov 14 at 03:24
Strategy OneThanks clap
Posted by Strategy One on 14 Nov 14 at 07:21
wosmacklol definitely didn't do this on the first try. Hunters knocked me down the shaft twice in a row and I missed the ramp landing :-(
Posted by wosmack on 20 Nov 14 at 01:03
Deso DexterWe did it coop.. two other friends did it also coop.
Posted by Deso Dexter on 23 Nov 14 at 19:45
Dannyework87Elite sword guy has got three times in a row - very frustrating
Posted by Dannyework87 on 23 Nov 14 at 23:43
Dannyework87Finally got it. Took the warthog down inside the hallways all the way to where the elite with the sword will be on my way back out with two marines on board. When I came back, ran past the elite, jumped in the warthog and let the marines kill the elite and the others back at the top. laugh
Posted by Dannyework87 on 24 Nov 14 at 16:40
DragonFangDanThanks, got it first try.
Posted by DragonFangDan on 01 Dec 14 at 05:12
NJDuke007Something to make it even easier...Before I went in to the last building, I brought the warthog into that entrance hallway. After I ran over all the enemies in that room, I rolled it on its side in the hallway. When I came back out to evac, the initial group of enemies (more spawn) were dead and I was able to crouch jump over the flipped warthog while the elite with the sword was stuck behind. Then I just jumped over the hunters and ran into the cave like in the video.
Posted by NJDuke007 on 13 Dec 14 at 20:27
NJDuke007Lol just saw your comment Danny and yea it works! Wouldn't have bothered posting mine if I saw that first
Posted by NJDuke007 on 13 Dec 14 at 20:28
Athena1791I just completed it on my first try. The sword Elite actually followed me outside to the roundabout in the cave and killed me, so I saved/quit and went to the dashboard. When I returned to the game I resumed it and it loaded me on the last checkpoint. Still got the achievement though. Thanks!
Posted by Athena1791 on 05 Jan 15 at 14:08
Save and quit method works.
Posted on 13 Jan 15 at 06:26
IAteYurDingoGood guide. However you should add in the fact that if you do die, you can pause the game immediately then save and quit. This will save your last checkpoint, not the point of your death. Proceed by selecting the resume (your campaign) icon from the main menu screen, and give it another go until you succeed. Also works if you accidentally throw a grenade or shoot, just save and quit then resume. Had it happen about 5 times myself, between the sword elite, accidentally throwing a grenade, or a jackel shoving me off a ledge. In the end, i still received my achievement using said method.

As for my technique, i basically just speed ran it using the video provided in the solution. Just watch ahead a few seconds, cuz he gets turned around momentarily which threw me off. As for the sword elite, i think i just got lucky after a few tries. The vid showed to just keep jumping up the ramps, try to jump the corners, and hopefully youll be just barely out of his reach if youve kept up your pace. Then run towards the wall to your left once you get to the outdoor platform, go down the dirt hill hugging the mountian, and you will come to an entrance to a tunnel, go in for a second or two till you see the yellow blip of your ship show up, then run out and hop in. Seemed to work pretty well for me, hope the additional info helps guys!
Posted by IAteYurDingo on 14 May 15 at 01:35
PhenIX613lol plus one just because of how hilarious the video is at the fast speed laugh
Posted by PhenIX613 on 08 Oct 15 at 01:47
Paul LaserbeamI just did this coop 8/14/2018
first comment is dumb
Posted by Paul Laserbeam on 15 Aug 18 at 02:04
OptionalOwlWorked great!
Posted by OptionalOwl on 04 Jul 19 at 13:10
DoomScottBlocked the hallway after the sword elite with a warthog full of marines before going down. Got it first try.
Posted by DoomScott on 26 Jan 21 at 18:42