• How to lower your gun.

    Get in a local game.

    Press/hold down on the d-pad, RS, reload and switch grenade.Lowers your gun.

    Contributed By: BAZZZINGAAA.


  • Easy Avatar Carter's Helmet unlock

    Normally, you'd have to complete a level on Legendary without dying to get this. However, you can play up until just before the end and "Save and Quit" on a checkpoint. Then, Resume the game and finish the level (without dying for those last few parts). After you finish, you should get the Avatar Unlock pop-up.

    Contributed By: MC_Hamer.


  • Avatar Awards

    These awards can be used with your Avatar after meeting the requirements.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Carter's HelmetClear a Campaign mission on Legendary without dying.
    Emile's HelmetEarned a Bulltrue medal in either multiplayer or Firefight Matchmaking.
    Jorge's HelmetEarn a Killtacular in multiplayer Matchmaking.
    Jun's HelmetKill 100 enemies in a row without dying in either the Campaign or Firefight.
    Kat's HelmetAvenged a teammate's death in multiplayer Matchmaking

    Contributed By: Optimus Magnus.

  • Multiplayer Nameplates

    All nameplates are activated under Account>Game Settings>Nameplates on

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Assault RifleHave played the Halo Reach Beta in May 2010
    Bungie NameplateActivate blue flames through iPhone/iPod app to unlock
    Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)Subscribe to the Bungie Pro hosting service
    HALOUnlock the Halo, Halo 2 and Halo 3 nameplates
    Halo 2 logoHave played Halo 2 on Xbox Live before April 15, 2010
    Halo 3 logoPlay any Campaign level in Halo 3 while connected to Xbox Live
    Marathon Durandal symbolHave Marathon Durandal in your recently played games list and login at
    MJOLNIR Mk VI helmet logoUnlock any 4 of the Halo PC, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST or Halo Reach Beta nameplates
    ODST logoPlay Halo 3:ODST while connected to Xbox Live
    Original Halo logoRegister your Halo PC product code at
    Star NameplateActivate through Bungie Mobile iPhone/iPod app
    The Septagon (7th Column symbol)Join and login with your Gamertag's email address

    Contributed By: Microfox1 and Azn Playah.

Easter Eggs

  • Easter Egg: Change Club Errera's Music and Brute Dance Party

    In Mission 7, you can change the music to the tracks "Never Surrender" and "Siege of Madrigal" in Club Errera. During Mission 7, once you get to the Club Errera part of the mission, head back to the hospital. Fly to a ledge below the usual entrance. If you chose the right one, when you get out you should see a green light. Once found, activate it and go back to Club Errera. Land and when you walk in the song "Never Surrender" will be playing. If you want to change the music again, go back to your Falcon and fly to the roof of Club Errera. Guess what, there's another switch. Activate it and the song "Siege of Madrigal" will now be playing. If you return to the dance club after you clear it out (Hunters included) then a Brute DJ will be spinning records, a Brute tends the bar and Grunts get freaky.

    Contributed By: ajd24.

  • Master Chief Cameo

    Upon completing the final level (The Pillar of Autumn), you will see a cut-scene of the ship taking off. When the cut-scene starts, hold your aiming stick (it will be dependent on your control scheme) so that you would "turn right" normally. At the point when the UNSC shuttle docks at the Pillar of Autumn's landing bay, the camera will move to the right (if you were holding the stick to aim right) and catch a shot of a Spartan in a capsule. Should look familiar, right?

    Contributed By: ajd24.


  • Achievements

    A Monument To All Your SinsCompleted every mission in Halo: Reach alone, on Legendary.150
    A New ChallengerCompleted all of the Daily Challenges in a given day.10
    A Spoonful Of BlamiteKilled 10 enemies in Firefight or Campaign with a supercombine explosion.10
    A Storage SolutionUsed the File Browser to upload a file to your File Share.5
    An Elegant WeaponKilled 10 enemies in a Firefight or Campaign session with the DMR.10
    An Honor ServingReached the rank of Captain in the UNSC.25
    Banshees, Fast And LowHijacked a Banshee during the Reach Campaign.25
    Be My Wingman AnytimeLet a teammate spawn on you 5 times in an Invasion Matchmaking game.5
    Blaze Of GloryScored 200,000 points in a Firefight game.25
    Cool File, BroRecommended a file to someone.5
    Crowd ControlEarned a Killionaire medal in Firefight.10
    Doctor, DoctorUsed a Health Pack to replenish life after taking body damage.5
    Dust And EchoesCompleted the 8th mission on Normal or harder.10
    FirestarterScored 50,000 points in a Firefight game.10
    Folks Need Heroes...Completed the Campaign on Heroic difficulty.50
    Game, Set, MatchCompleted a Firefight set on Legendary without dying.25
    Gods Must Be StrongCompleted the Campaign on Legendary difficulty.125
    Heat In The PipeScored 1,000,000 points in a Firefight game.75
    I Didn't Train To Be A PilotKilled 3 of the anti-aircraft batteries during the 8th mission.10
    I Need A WeaponCompleted the 4th mission on Normal or harder.10
    I See You Favour A .45Killed 10 enemies in a Firefight or Campaign session with the M6G pistol.10
    If They Came To Hear Me BegPerformed an Assassination against an Elite to survive a fall that would've been fatal.25
    Into The Howling DarkCompleted the 7th mission on Normal or harder.10
    KEEP IT CLEANKilled 7 Moa during the 2nd mission of the Campaign.5
    Knife To A Gun FightAs an Elite, killed 5 Spartan players in Matchmaking.5
    Lemme Upgrade YaAdvanced a Commendation to a Silver state.10
    Lucky MeEarned a Triple Kill while Jetpacking in Campaign, Firefight or Matchmaking.25
    Make It DrizzlePurchased an item from the Armory.10
    Make It RainPurchased an item from the Armory that required the rank of Lt. Colonel.10
    One Down, 51 To GoCompleted a Weekly Challenge.10
    Protocol Dictates ActionCompleted the 3rd mission on Normal or harder.10
    Score AttackScored 15,000 points in Score Attack Firefight Matchmaking.10
    Send Me Out... With A BangCompleted the 10th mission on Normal or harder.10
    SkunkedWon a game of Invasion in the 1st phase.10
    Swap MeetTraded weapons with an AI ally in Campaign.10
    Tank Beats EverythingFinished the 9th mission on Legendary with the Scorpion intact.25
    That's A KnifePerformed an Assassination on an enemy.10
    The Soldier We Need You To BeCompleted the Campaign on Normal difficulty.25
    The Start Of SomethingReached the rank of Corporal in the UNSC.15
    They've Always Been FasterCleared the 2nd mission without setting foot in a drivable vehicle.25
    This Is Not Your GraveCompleted the 9th mission on Normal or harder.10
    To WarCompleted the 5th mission on Normal or harder.10
    Two Corpses In One GraveKilled 2 vehicles at once with the Target Locator in the 3rd mission.25
    Wake Up ButtercupDestroyed the Corvette's engines & escort in under 3 minutes in the 6th mission on Heroic or harder.25
    We're Just Getting StartedCompleted the 2nd mission on Normal or harder.10
    What's A Killing Spree?Earned a Killing Spree in multiplayer Matchmaking.5
    Yes, SenseiEarned a First Strike Medal in a Matchmaking game.10
    You Flew Pretty GoodCompleted the 6th mission on Normal or harder.10
    Your Heresy Will Stay Your FeetKilled the Elite Zealot before he escaped during the 5th mission.25

    Contributed By: R351D3NT3V1L4.

  • Noble Map Pack DLC Achievements

    Both BarrelsNoble 1: Earn a Double Kill with the shotgun in multiplayer Matchmaking.50
    Cross-Mappin'Noble 1: Kill a player at long range with the DMR in a matchmade Slayer game.50
    Offensive DriverNoble 1: Earn a kill in a matchmade Rocket Race game.20
    Poppin' & Lockin'Noble 1: Destroy a vehicle using Armor Lock in a matchmade game.25
    Totally Worth ItNoble 1: Earn a Double Kill from the Grave in multiplayer Matchmaking.50
    You Ate All the ChipsNoble 1: Collect all of the flags in a matchmade Stockpile game.42
    You Blew It Up!Noble 1: Blow up the research facility in a matchmade Invasion game on Breakpoint.13

    Contributed By: Guard Master.

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