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Icy Cool

Use a Ground Pound on an exterior power core in Guardians on Heroic difficulty.

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Rich V90Rich V90304,953
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You are taught how to ground pound early on in the game but just to reiterate; you must jump into the air and hold down the melee button to charge it whilst positioning the cursor on to your target.

The power core is a purple/blue sphere surrounded by a gyroscope frame and is pretty much identical to the one from a previous mission that you have to destroy but is a lot smaller.

When you arrive at the first power core, destroy all the enemies around it and then use climb up on top of one of those posts using the ice/snow to the side of it, you will then need to jump off towards the core and ground pound it.

It may take a few tries but you will have as much time as you need to do it.

Please note that this achievement unlocked for me on Easy although it states Heroic in the description.


Credit to Reabo for the video:
KCHONEYBADGERWorked for me on easy as well. Good lookin out!!
Posted by KCHONEYBADGER on 28 Oct 15 at 11:40
WOW DYLANAlso worked for me on easy!
Thank you :)
Posted by WOW DYLAN on 29 Oct 15 at 07:32
iAlecPCan also confirm that this unlocked on easy. Get it done quick before they patch it haha!
Posted by iAlecP on 29 Oct 15 at 16:24
JobusRum91Worked on easy for me as well.
Posted by JobusRum91 on 29 Oct 15 at 21:54
Dark2099Another easy difficulty unlock here.
Posted by Dark2099 on 30 Oct 15 at 04:11
AradorUnlocked on Normal just for variety lol
Posted by Arador on 30 Oct 15 at 08:03
GuruThaGreatNot patched yet. I just got it on easy as well.
Posted by GuruThaGreat on 05 Nov 15 at 12:44
mokolaha, on Heroic it doest worked out for meangry
Posted by mokola on 06 Nov 15 at 18:21
TheSinisterDuckAnother unlock on easy. Thanks!
Posted by TheSinisterDuck on 07 Nov 15 at 13:17
GoatsaresuperUnlocked on easy for me.
Posted by Goatsaresuper on 07 Nov 15 at 15:33
Its Just RaveI'm just here to also add that it unlocked on Easy for me laugh
Posted by Its Just Rave on 09 Nov 15 at 13:54
ForsythedAlso worked for me on easy! I'd do this one soon folks, they're bound to patch it!
Posted by Forsythed on 10 Nov 15 at 00:23
QwertY TurkeYI just did it on EASY as well. I ran past everything and immediately climbed up a pillar (without killing any enemies) and ground pounded into the middle of it. Only took me like 4 minutes lol still one of the easier heroic achievements tho.
Posted by QwertY TurkeY on 14 Nov 15 at 08:50
TropoebusDid 30 sec ago, and still working on easy.
Posted by Tropoebus on 05 Dec 15 at 12:31
bingo5387It is 2016, and this achievement can still be done on easy, I just did it a few seconds ago.clap
Posted by bingo5387 on 09 Jan 16 at 19:57
bilb0 tee B46ns1/27/16 confirmed easy difficulty.
Posted by bilb0 tee B46ns on 30 Jan 16 at 22:23
dodi779Got it on easy solo run today
Posted by dodi779 on 08 Feb 16 at 18:14
Rich V90Thanks for the vid!
Posted by Rich V90 on 16 Feb 16 at 09:09
AgentOfAbyssGot it on easy solo today
Posted by AgentOfAbyss on 20 Mar 16 at 20:48
flutieman07Still works on Easy as of 4/24.
Posted by flutieman07 on 24 Apr 16 at 22:01
PunchedInTheEarMay 23rd/2016 this just unlocked for me on easy. Huge thanks for mentioning that. :)
Posted by PunchedInTheEar on 23 May 16 at 11:55
GhostSniperMotStill works on easy 27th June
Posted by GhostSniperMot on 27 Jun 16 at 06:44
coipStill works on Easy as of July 4, 2016.
Posted by coip on 04 Jul 16 at 18:30
NuttySandman123Still working 24th of August
Posted by NuttySandman123 on 24 Aug 16 at 18:07
Hero Of CourageStill works on easy
Posted by Hero Of Courage on 05 Sep 16 at 20:41
Dread ReaverStill working as of 15 September
Posted by Dread Reaver on 15 Sep 16 at 01:21
Anima PuraYep, still works on Easy (22 of September).
Posted by Anima Pura on 22 Sep 16 at 14:12
Stormborn64confirmed still works on easy 10/1/16
Posted by Stormborn64 on 01 Oct 16 at 20:35
Chinar00niiStill works on easy
Posted by Chinar00nii on 06 Dec 16 at 06:46
AlangelusStill working on easy headspin
Posted by Alangelus on 08 Feb 17 at 04:20
ZiMba 4 LiFE III can confirm it poped on easy :)
Posted by ZiMba 4 LiFE II on 06 Mar 17 at 23:05
PaulfcStill on Easy :D
Posted by Paulfc on 01 Jun 17 at 11:26
HallowedClock8Still working on easy ;)
Posted by HallowedClock8 on 24 Feb 18 at 20:19
Blisle836/18/18 Still works on easy
Posted by Blisle83 on 19 Jun 18 at 01:57
Solidities1/27/19 Works on easy still.
Posted by Solidities on 28 Jan 19 at 00:18
ZatosanWorked on Easy for me, 22 Jun 2019. Thanks for the heads up, all!!
Posted by Zatosan on 22 Jun 19 at 23:57
TeslaMotorsManAs of 10/21/2019 it still works on EASY. I did it in COOP with 3 others...
Posted by TeslaMotorsMan on 23 Oct 19 at 03:56
elCARLSONE18. Dec 2019. Still works on easy.
Posted by elCARLSONE on 18 Dec 19 at 15:27
LizzieParty27 Dec 2019, still works on easy!
Posted by LizzieParty on 28 Dec 19 at 05:44
Zar 722 Jan 2020, works on easy!
Posted by Zar 7 on 22 Jan at 10:37
B4RN4RD5K112th Feb 2020, still works on easy.
Posted by B4RN4RD5K1 on 12 Feb at 14:43
CriticalRespawn5th April 2020, still works on easy!
Posted by CriticalRespawn on 05 Apr at 20:35
iiAssassinXxiiWell that was a lot easier knowing it didn't need to be on Heroic. Thanks for the guide!
Posted by iiAssassinXxii on 23 May at 14:58