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    1.Introduction..........................[INTR]
    2.Version Update........................[VRUP]
    3.Achievement Guide.....................[ACHG]
    4.Legal Stuff...........................[LEGL]
    
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    1.Introduction..........................[INTR]
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    This is an achievement guide for Halo 3. I made this because some of the 
    achievements can be hard to get. This is includes all the achievements that
    you can get with the original game, DLC packs and Halo 3:Mythic. If you would
    like to send me an e-mail use the e-mail below. I will only reply to e-mails
    about this guide.
    
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    2.Version Update........................[VRUP]
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    This is the version update of the walkthrough. The newest posts will be at the
    top.
    
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    3.Achievement Guide.....................[ACHG]
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    The guide will be split into original game achievements and DLC/mythic 
    achievements. They will also be organised alphabetically. If you want to find
    an achievement quickly press CRTL + F and type in what you want to find.
    
    Name:
    How to obtain:
    Gamerscore:
    
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    Original Halo 3 Achievements
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    Name: Askar
    How to obtain: You have to finish the fourth level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Assault 
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the fourth level from start 
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 30G
    
    Name: Black Eye
    How to obtain: You have to find the Black Eye skull. This skull is located in
    Crows Nest. Right when you start off the mission go to the other end of the 
    room and above the stairs leading downwards should be a thin green shelf. Jump
    on this and end then on the Pipe. Walk down the pipe and pick up the skull. You
    must be on normal or higher.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Campaign Complete: Heroic
    How to obtain: All campaign levels must be beaten at the Heroic difficulty 
    level or higher.
    Gamerscore: 125G
    
    Name: Campaign Complete: Legendary
    How to obtain: All campaign levels must be beaten at the Legendary difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 125G
    
    Name: Campaign Complete: Normal.
    How to obtain: All campaign levels must be beaten at the Normal difficulty 
    level or higher.
    Gamerscore: 125G
    
    Name: Catch
    How to obtain: You need to find the Catch Skull. This skull is in the Storm
    Level. When you have to take down an Anti-Air Wraith drive a Warthog to the
    Circular structure near the AA Wraith. Drive it to the highest dirt hill around
    the structure and jump on the Warthog and onto the building. The skull will be
    located in the middle. Additionally you can play on CO-OP and stand on your
    partners head and jump on. You must be on normal or higher.
    Gamerscore: 10
    
    Name: Cavalier
    How to obtain: You have to finish the third level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10
    
    Name: Cleansing
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the fifth level from start to
    finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 30G
    
    Name: Demon
    How to obtain: You have to finish the second level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect. and other medals.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Exterminator
    How to obtain: You have to finish the fifth level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Famine 
    How to obtain: You need to find the Famine Skull. This skull is in The Ark 
    level. Work your way through the level and when you fall down a short cliff 
    there will be a fork in the road. Take the right path and go past the ghosts 
    and turn right. Along the wall to the right will be a protruding rock. Jump up
    and climb the cliff. Work your way across this bridge. The skull is on the last
    support. Place a grenade along the slant and grenade jump onto the support. You
    must be on normal or higher.
    Gamerscore: 10
    
    Name: Fear the Pink Mist
    How to obtain: You have to kill 5 enemies with a Needler in either a Ranked 
    Online game or in the Campaign. Needlers are everywhere. A lot of grunts carry
    needlers so just kill one pick one up and shoot other grunts.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Fog
    How to obtain: Find the Fog skull. This skull is in the Floodgate level. Make 
    your way down from the beginning and to the industrial part. Look to right and
    up. Wait for the flood to appear and quickly kill and it will drop the skull. 
    If you miss or it jumps away just go back to last save.
    Gamerscore: 10
    
    Name: Graduate
    How to obtain: Go through basic training playlist.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Guerilla
    How to obtain: You have to finish the first level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Headshot Honcho
    How to obtain: You have to get 10 headshot kills in a ranked free for all
    playlist or in campaign. Easiest way to beat this is to start The Ark since you
    start with a sniper rifle and just pick off the enemies with the sniper rifle.
    There is the extra ammo on the first cliff where you meet up the other ODSTs.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Holdout
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the second level from start 
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore:
    
    Name: Iron
    How to obtain: Find the Iron skull. This is in the Sierra 117 level. Go behind 
    the building sargeant johnson is behind and go up the stairs and jump on the
    little ledge. Jump on the pipes and jump on the ledge. Work your way across the
    ledge.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Killing frenzy.
    How to obtain: You have to kill ten enemies in a row without dying in a ranked
    free for all playlist. The easiest way to do this is play Crazy King on The
    Pit. Grab a sniper rifle and get on top of the tower. Pick off the players in 
    the hill. If you can't aim for the head very well wait until there is a battle 
    and then just hit them anywhere.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Landfall.
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the first level from start to
    finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 20G
    
    Name: Last Stand
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the seventh level from start
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 40G
    
    Name: Lee R Wilson Memorial
    How to obtain: You have to get 5 grenade sticks in a ranked free for all 
    playlist. Guardian is the easiest place for this. Plasma grenades can be found
    on the ledge beside the cloak and the adjacent edge across the middle. A good
    strategy is to just go right up to a player and stick them.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Marathon Man
    How to obtain: You need to find all 7 terminals in the campaign. You must keep
    going through the loh until it states /Fragment End
    1: The Ark-Go through the level and when you find a room with 2 doors on the
    left go in and the terminal will be in the middle.
    2: The Ark-When you activate the bridge to let the heavy armour across turn 
    around and walk straight.
    3: The Ark-After going down a long repetitive hallway and exiting left jump 
    under the platform and go through the door under. The terminal is in this room.
    4: The Covenant-After you get past the wraith and friends go inside and work
    your way up to the elevator. Instead of going up jump to the other side where
    there is an energy drainer. The terminal is right beside it.
    5: The Covenant-When you get on the Hornet go to the second tower and land. 
    Go inside and the terminal will be located on the inside wall.
    6: The Covenant-When your going up the top of the third tower don't go up and 
    go across and terminal will be there. (Similar to the 4th)
    7: Halo-When you start off keep walking along the right wall. Keep going until
    you reach a small little hole. The terminal will be in this room.
    Gamerscore: 40G
    
    Name: Maybe Next Time Buddy
    How to obtain: You have to carjack a vehicle that you were just carjacked from 
    in a ranked free for all playlist. Go to lonewolves and wait for Snowbound. 
    Drive the ghost into the small room in the middle via the little hole in the 
    centre of the map. Get jacked and hope your jacker is being pre-occupied or
    does not kill and jack the ghost back.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Mongoose Mowdown
    How to obtain: You need to get a splatter kill with a Mongoose in a ranked free
    for all playlist. Go to lonewolves and wait for High Ground. Splattering with
    a mongoose is very difficult. The best strategy is to go from the garge and go
    down to the beach picking up speed and try to splatter someone from there.
    Another good strategy is to try to splatter someone who is already in a fight
    keeping them distracted and weak.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: MVP
    How to obtain: Go to any ranked playlist and get the most kills, most flag 
    captures or bomb detonations to earn the MVP status.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Mythic
    How to obtain: You need to find the Mythic skull. It is in the Halo level. Keep
    hugging the right wall as soon as you start. The skull will be infront of some
    rocks at the end.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Orpheus
    How to obtain: You have to finish the eigth level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Overkill
    How to obtain: You have to get an overkill in Lone Wolves. The best way to do
    this is get the sniper rifle, get on the tower and pick off players in Crazy
    King in the Pit. Another way is to wait for swords in a map such as guardian
    and camp along the edges. When people come towards the middle kill them while
    they are fighting with each other.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Ranger
    How to obtain: You have to finish the sixth level with atleast 50000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Reclaimer
    How to obtain: You have to finish the last level with atleast 15000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Refuge
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the sixth level from start 
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 30G
    
    Name: Return
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the last level from start to
    finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 50G
    
    Name: Spartan Officer
    How to obtain: In any online playlist get to the lieutenant status (50 exp).
    This is an a single playlist NOT your total experience/your career rank.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Steppin' Razor
    How to obtain: In lone wolves get a triple kill with the Energy sword. Wait 
    until you get the swords playlist in a small map like guardian and get kills 
    off players who are fighting each other. Alternatively you can get the sword in
    The Pit and kill people who come into the hill. Having Overshields or Cloak is
    very helpful.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: The Key
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the eigth level from start 
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 40G
    
    Name: The Road
    How to obtain: To get this achievement fully beat the third level from start 
    to finish on normal or higher difficulty.
    Gamerscore: 20G
    
    Name: Thunderstorm
    How to obtain: When you get on the Hornet in The Covenant go to the second 
    tower. Land, go up the ramp and across this ledge to find the skull.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Tilt
    How to obtain: When you get to the part in Cortana where you have to drop down
    into a room with a dead elite with an Energy sword go to the main cicular room.
    Get rid of the flood here and find a small thing that resembles a throne. Jump
    on that and then jump on the ledge on the left. Jump on the next one, turn 
    around and jump again but watch your head because if you hit the ceiling you'll
    be sent down. After that jump to the middle purple area the skull will be right
    there.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Too close to the sun
    How to obtain: Go to the Squad Battle playlist and wait for Valhalla/Sandtrap.
    Kill any enemy Banshees with the Laser or Missle Pod. In Valhalla the missle
    Pod is in your base and Laser is at the hill in the middle. In sandtrap the 
    lasers are located right before you enter the large tunnel in between two 
    battle rifles. The other one is located beside the underground entrance near 
    the warthogs on the other side.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Tough Luck
    How to obtain: On Tsavo highway, after destroying a large shield when you get
    back to road jump off to the left. Go to the left most support pillar. Jump 
    around the pillar and to the small alcove to the left. The skull will be here.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: Triple Kill
    How to obtain: You have to get a triple kill in Lone Wolves. The best way to do
    this is get the sniper rifle, get on the tower and pick off players in Crazy
    King in the Pit. Another way is to wait for swords in a map such as guardian
    and camp along the edges. When people come towards the middle kill them while
    they are fighting with each other.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Two for One
    How to obtain: You need to kill two people with one laser shot in Lone Wolves.
    Best way to do this is wait in the lower level of Snowbound and wait until two
    players start fighting. Angle and kill them. Hide behind the shield doors for
    protection.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: UNSC Spartan
    How to obtain: Get 20 exp online
    Gamerscore: 15G
    
    Name: Up Close and Personal
    How to obtain: In lonewolves kill 5 enemies with melee/assassnation. This is
    easy in swords.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Used Car Salesman
    How to obtain: Easy way to do this is to go to Crow's nest and go to the part
    where the Phantoms start to come in. Melee the turret at the front. If it 
    doesn't work the first time keep trying.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
    Name: Vanguard
    How to obtain:You have to finish the seventh level with atleast 50000 meta game
    points. It's almost impossible to do this without turning on skulls. Turn on 
    the skulls Tough Luck, Catch, Fog and Famine. The others are not worth the 
    trouble to turn on. Do this on Normal Difficulty. Try to get group kills, 
    stickies, headshots ect.
    Gamerscore: 10G
    
    Name: We're in for Some Chop
    How to obtain: In Tsavo Highway after the Wraith that pins the marines take the
    trip mines found in the little building at the top. Plant them in the next area
    where there are choppers running about.
    Gamerscore: 5G
    
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    You will need DLC maps or the Halo 3 Mythic disc for these.
    
    Name: Alas, Poor Yorick
    How to obtain: Go to Rumble Pit and wait for Oddball on Blackout. Get 3 melee
    kills with the oddball. The best place to be is at the top of the long red air
    elevator.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Assembly Skull
    How to obtain: On assembly there will be three arms connected to the middle
    part. Look at the middle one and then go to the arm on the right. The skull 
    will be on this arm. Go into forge and Monitor to reach the arms.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Awww Too Bad
    How to obtain: On any playlist, on any Mythic map get a killjoy (ruin someone's
    killing spree).
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Blades of Fury
    How to obtain: On Heretic get a Sword Spree (5 kills with Energy Sword without
    dying). The best way to do this is to camp in one of the lower parts of one of 
    the bases and wait for people to walk by. Make sure to crouch so they can't see
    you on the radar.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Came... From... Behind...
    How to obtain: Get 3 assassinations on any legendary map online. Jumping over 
    people and assassinating them is a good way of getting assassintions.
    Gamerscore: 50G
    
    Name: Citadel Skull
    How to obtain: On the blue side go past the overshield and to the ramp. There
    should be two arrow windows here. Above these windows will be a small alcove.
    Get out of monitor and quickly pick up the skull.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Defend This
    How to obtain: On a Legendary map get a kill with the flag. Easy way to do this
    is to get a bubble shield and hope someone is stupid enough to come up to the
    bubble shield.
    Gamerscore: 50G
    
    Name: Delicious Brains
    How to obtain: On a Mythic map during an infection game infect two humans as a
    zombie. You can play in an infection in the Rumble Pit playlist or the special
    double exp weekend "Living Dead".
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Double Double
    How to obtain: Get two separate double kills on any Legendary
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Flag Dropped
    How to obtain: On any legendary map kill an opponent flag carrier two times.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Ghost Patrol
    How to obtain: On longshore get 3 kills with the ghost. You can play on 
    Longshore in the Team Mythic Playlist.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Hammer Time
    How to obtain: On Assembly get 5 kills with Gravity Hammer. Easy way to do this
    is to either get invisiblity and kill your enemy or to hide where the Gravity
    Hammer spawns.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Have Fun Respawning
    How to obtain: Get an Extermination on a Mythic Map. Easy way to do this is to
    play Grifball on a Sandbox Varient and just stay in thier base and kill them
    as they spawn until you get your extermination.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Heretic Skull
    How to obtain: When you're on the bridge looking at the sword, look to the 
    right and fly over to the flaps over the base. The skull will be on the bottom
    right of these flaps. 
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Killtacular
    How to obtain: Get a Killtacular on a Mythic Map. Easy way to do this is 
    Grifball on a Sandbox Varient. Staying in thier base makes it much faster.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Longshore Skull
    How to obtain: Go to the defensive side (tall tower with a chaingun). Go to the
    water and look at the wall. The skull is behind the air ducts.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Look Both Ways
    How to obtain: On a legendary Map get a platter spree. This is easiest on 
    Avalanche. Grab the ghost in the middle and kill the enemy. Spree meaning five
    in a row without dying.
    Gamerscore: 50G
    
    Name: Orbital Skull
    How to obtain: Go to the Area in which there is a large pit. Look at the 
    windows or loading sign on the floor and fly up. The skull will be on the 
    highest shelf.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Post Mortem
    How to obtain: Get two death from graves on Orbital. Easy way to do this is 
    stick someone and hope you die before the grenade goes off.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Pull
    How to obtain: Get a Shotgun Spree on Citadel. Get the shotgun and bubble 
    shield and go in the middle. Lay the bubble shield and kill the unsuspecting
    victims.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Road Rage
    How to obtain: On Avalanche get 5 kills with Warthog Chaingun in any playlist.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Sandbox skull
    How to obtain: Spawn a Trip Mine and press "x" twice and set the run time 
    maximum and minimum to 1. Keep laying trip mines until they blow up. After that
    look at the sun and then look inbetween the two towers to the right. Keep 
    flying towards that and get the skull. If you walk normally you will get
    killed.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Save this film
    How to obtain: Get a perfection medal (15 kills, no deaths in a game) on a 
    mythic map. I would reccomend going to Longshore and staying in the backround
    and picking off enemies with the Sniper Rifle. 
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
    Name: Tank Dropper
    How to obtain: Go to Forge and spawn a tank. Drop it and kill it on someone
    while still staying in monitor mode.
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
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    Vidmaster Achievements
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    Name: Vidmaster Challenge: 7 on 7
    How to obtain: HAVE 7 experience in a playlist on the seventh day of a month. 
    If you have seven experience in a playlist but it's not the seventh, disconnect
    your Xbox Live and change the date.
    Gamerscore: 0G
    
    Name: Vidmaster Challenge: Annual 
    How to obtain: Beat the final level of the game on 4 player Legendary, Iron
    skull on and everyone on ghosts. The trick here is to work as a team. The 
    ghosts are located under the ramp right at the top of the contruct.
    Gamerscore: 0G
    
    Name: Vidmaster Challenge: Brainpan
    How to obtain: Find all 6 Mythic map skulls (see above section for specific 
    skulls).
    Gamerscore: 25G
    
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    4.Legal Stuff...........................[LEGL]
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