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H3: ODST: Finish any level solo on Legendary, with no shots fired or grenades thrown.

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Mission: Uplift Reserve
Difficulty: Legendary

This requires you to not use any weapons at all which includes any held weapons, the ghost's blue bullets and the warthog's horn. It is ok to use the ghost's boost or warthog's powerslide!

As you spawn, head up the narrow walkway towards the flipped warthog! Get inside, watch out for the choppers, and head for the entrance to the next area. Dodge the 2 wraiths and other enemies along the way. After getting past the 2nd wraith, you'll want to switch into the ghost that is sitting on a rock before the tunnel entrance. Feel free to also pick up the health kit if necessary.

Now you'll just be using the ghost to boost by enemies and avoid as much fire as possible. Just boost your way through the entire level and keep your eye on choppers as they will cause you the most damage. When finding a new ghost, feel free to switch to it, and always pick up health kits if you aren't at 100% health before entering a new area.

It is totally ok if you die for this achievement, and restart at your previous checkpoint. You can take your time learning enemy patterns if you need to.

If you follow this exact method, you can also unlock the following achievements at the same time:
Halo: The Master Chief CollectionXenophobiaThe Xenophobia achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 17 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without using Covenant weapons.

Halo: The Master Chief CollectionDeference of DarknessThe Deference of Darkness achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 16 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without activating VISR mode.

Halo: The Master Chief CollectionJust Sayin...I Ain't DeadThe Just Sayin...I Ain't Dead achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 53 pointsH3: ODST: Complete any level without dying on Heroic or Legendary.

Halo: The Master Chief CollectionFloor It!The Floor It! achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 31 pointsH3: ODST: Beat the par time on Uplift Reserve.

Halo: The Master Chief CollectionUplift ReserveThe Uplift Reserve achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 15 pointsH3: ODST: Complete Uplift Reserve.
Shadow 00 FoxThumbs down for saying Choppers cause the most damage.. every single time I've done this mission it's been the turrets...
Posted by Shadow 00 Fox on 02 Jun 15 at 06:20
BrutalGuitarSorry Shadow 00 Fox but I disagree. Chopper can do more damage. If they drive into you it only takes one hit to kill you no matter the condition of your vehicle or health. Turrets take multiple shots. The chopper guns don't do much. It's the front of the vehicle the does. That's probably what Maka91 meant.
Posted by BrutalGuitar on 06 Jun 15 at 17:20
Shadow 00 FoxHmm... that's IF you let the Chopper hit you. I have yet to be hit by a Chopper in that mission I think. smile
Posted by Shadow 00 Fox on 06 Jun 15 at 18:55
Particle 44I also did not get "Just sayin...I ain't dead"
Posted by Particle 44 on 19 Aug 15 at 20:21
H0C Est BELLUMcheers...
Posted by H0C Est BELLUM on 16 Oct 15 at 23:40
PhantomEwanJust a side note. If you save and quit during the last checkpoint, it won't give you the achievement. Did it 3 times.
Posted by PhantomEwan on 08 Jul 16 at 17:00
ParadoxReal8probably what happened to me... damn!
Posted by ParadoxReal8 on 23 Nov 16 at 13:47
PitifulBeanI just did it as the video and did not get classic to pop. Everything else did...I wonder what went wrong??
Posted by PitifulBean on 29 May 18 at 12:02
lightsup55It should also be noted that if you turn on all of the LASO skulls (Legendary All Skulls On) and finish any level solo on Legendary, with no shots fired or grenades thrown, you'll earn the No Pain, No Gain achievement from Title Update 2:
Halo: The Master Chief CollectionNo Pain, No GainThe No Pain, No Gain achievement in Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth 47 pointsComplete 1 mission with the LASO playlist skulls enabled.
Posted by lightsup55 on 20 Aug 19 at 04:54
Jackey Boy 217Just did this, but achievement didn't pop, came here to see what I missed and I didn't know the warthogs horn counted as a weapon -_- I blew it to get a marine in the passenger seat. What a piss take.
Posted by Jackey Boy 217 on 04 Mar 20 at 11:22
The Manic MooseHaha this is hilarious. I can’t even get past the first two wraiths, or the warthog gets stuck before I’ve even moved! So much luck
Posted by The Manic Moose on 12 Apr 20 at 16:20
lightsup55@The Manic Moose, I've got more bad news for you. This same achievement also exists in the original Xbox 360 release (Vidmaster Challenge: Classic).
Halo 3: ODSTVidmaster Challenge: ClassicThe Vidmaster Challenge: Classic achievement in Halo 3: ODST worth 48 pointsFinish any level solo on Legendary, on LIVE, with no shots fired or grenades thrown.
Posted by lightsup55 on 12 Apr 20 at 17:17
R3f1CuLNo clue why this stupid ach isn't unlocking. 4 times now and nothing. Totally not frustrating at all. Nope not even mad...
Posted by R3f1CuL on 30 Dec 21 at 22:53
JLNlNJAOh god dammit. So i don't get the achievement because I used the warthog horn? This sucks ass. Now i have to do it again
Posted by JLNlNJA on 16 Jan at 14:14
SoHungeeThis can be done with the Acrophobia skull turned on as well (although, this does disable the "Par" achievements). Took me a few tries, mainly because I kept running into trees or a cliff and dying... watch your altitude and more or less follow the path, and its pretty quick/easy
Posted by SoHungee on 08 Oct at 01:23
Nit0rinI died a lot and got it.
Posted by Nit0rin on 13 Oct at 20:27