Saturday, May 21, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 21/05/2011

Rather low scoring today, still, let's move on.

Shootin' and Lootin' - Kill 100 enemies in any game mode in Reach - 1000cR

Keeping it nice and simple, as per always. 100 kills in any game mode, Lots of Multiplayer again today, so finish with all these and then choose what you want. For Speed, Firefight is always good.

Helping Hand - Earn 10 assists today in multiplayer Matchmaking - 1000cR

Best done when you're working with a friend. You need to do 40% damage to an enemy. The easiest way to do that though is to shield pop an enemy. Plasma Pistols and your own fist are best at this. As it doesn't need to be done in one game though, there's no major rush.

Light Fuse, Run Away - Kill 4 enemies with grenades in a multiplayer Matchmaking game - 1000cR

Plasma Grenades are much nicer I've found. When you stick them you're almost guaranteed a kill. Once again though, it's those longer gametypes that are better. Invasion is where I'd place my bets. It's got the objective based nature of it so you can nade spam the objectives and hope for a kill.

Home Field Advantage - Win 4 games in multiplayer Matchmaking - 1600cR

Go out there, in games that you're good at and just play. Not much else can be said.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 20/05/2011

Very much Multiplayer focused today.

Blastin' and Relaxin' - Kill 180 enemies in any game mode in Reach - 1350cR

Nice and simple start. Kill 180 enemies in any game mode. The challenges today are MP focused so you'll probably have a fair amount of this one still to do after the others are completed. Still, some Firefight usually clears this one right up.

Explosive Ordnance Distribution - Earn 3 kills with ordnance weapons in a multiplayer Matchmaking game - 1000cR

I think Action sack is your best bet. Rockets, Grenade Launchers, Concussion rifles and Fuel Rods are what you want to wield. Action Sack has a couple of game types that fit very well. One is Splockets. Spartan Lasers & Rockets, the other, Boom Ball... I think. I can't remember the name so well, but it's Assault with Grenade Launchers. If you don't have much luck with them, invasion is always a safe bet.

Chaddlesby's Justice - Avenge your teammates' deaths 3 times in multiplayer Matchmaking - 1360cR

Doesn't need to be in one game but this is one that won't take long provided you play it right. All it needs is you and a friend. Your friend goes up and weakens an enemy and purposely then dies. Now the enemy will have no shields and all it needs is a few shots to knock them down. That, or you can just run towards the big red Xs and hope you find a weakened enemy and not a shotgun wielding psycho.

Neuroscience - Kill 10 enemies with headshots in a multiplayer Matchmaking game - 1200cR

Bit of a bugger this one. I've often Found that SWAT and Snipers works well, but sometimes can leave you a bit short. SWAT however, has now got a few objective gametypes thrown in there. Personally, I find them not that much fun, but for making the match last a little bit longer, I've found them useful.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 19/05/2011

Light Fare - Kill 100 enemies in any game mode in Reach - 1000cR

Only 100, a single game of Scoreattack or Firefight will get that done. Not really much else to say.

Demon - Kill 40 Elites in Firefight Matchmaking - 1400cR

Rather simple. Best way to get loads of Elites all to yourself, Scoreattack x2. You get a good 15 Elites to kill. You can try some Firefight but you will be fighting against other people for those kills. Unless you can get a bunch of your friends in.

Killagruntjaro! - Earn 7 multikills in a Firefight Matchmaking game - 1000cR

7 Double kills, or you can add a triple on top for an extra boost or even an Overkill. Just kill quickly, Grunts go down easily and if you get your hands on a target locator, you're more or less set.

Points, Points - Score 15,000 points in a Firefight Matchmaking game - 1500cR

This is a good challenge for Firefight, many points from that. Scoreattack x2 will also get you there so you can get it there. Sniperattack is the last one I can give a definate yes to. You can get 20,000 points in that fairly easily.

Enjoy your Firefight, I think you can get it in 2 games.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 18/05/2011

Fire When Ready – Kill 50 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking – 1500cR

Nice and simple. Any multiplayer gametype will fit the bill but Grifball and Multiteam I've often found work the fastest. Just play wat you like though. Not a large amount, so no need to force it.

Flat Tire – Kill 5 enemy vehicles in Firefight Matchmaking – 1000cR

This challenge is always a bugger. Large maps such as Beachhead can either be really good and give you a wraith every round, or a bugger and give you nothing at all. Holdout will give you a Banshee though, so you might want to keep some power weapons safe for it.

Linked Up with – Link your gamertag with and play a game in Halo: Reach Matchmaking – 3000R

Just go to and link yourself up. Such an easy challenge for 3000cR.

Put Your Quarter Up – Complete 15 games in multiplayer Matchmaking – 1750cR

Just play. 15 is certainly a large amount, though if you head into the Community playlist, Action Sack & Grifball are very fast gametype playlists. Not much else you can do though. I certainly suggest playing through to the end though. Stop rage quitting.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 17/05/2011

One Spartan Army – Kill 100 enemies in Firefight Matchmaking – 1000cR

Once game or anything Scoreattack based will get you this one. No problem, just pick something you like.

On The Sixth Respawn… – Complete a Firefight Matchmaking game with fewer than 5 deaths – 2000cR

Just play it safe. Long range combat and equipment used to escape. Hologram for distractions, Evade/Sprint to escape quickly and Drop Shields for an extra barrier. Gruntpocolypse is what I'd pick personally. Grunts vs DMR, very favourable on your end.

There Are many Like… – Kill 200 enemies with precision weapons in the Campaign today – 1500cR

ONI & Nightfall give you a nice amount of DMR & Sniper ammo. Keep taking out the large grooups before reverting to saved and you'll be done in no time. This is one of those ones where the weekly challenge will play a part (If you haven't already go it)

You Want This, Don’t You? – Earn 14 kills with precision weapons in a multiplayer Matchmaking game – 2000cR

14 kills in one game can be pushing it for a slayer game. Your best bet is to head into some objective games. Multi-Team has always served me well, 25+ kills is a nice average. Just play and stay at long range.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Halo Reach Weekly Challenge 16/05/2011 Alexandria: LASO

The Package: LASO

Complete The Package, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO)


Once again HBO get my vote. It's a good site for all this. So here we stand, 2 missions left (Also Lone Wolf... Which I may see us needing to get a certain amount of points on LASO settings. I hope not) This one has you pushing up to sword base with a Scorpion, or a few Banshees. not sure how good they'll be against the turrets at the beginning, so maybe co-op it where one of you takes the sky, the other the ground. Then you need to get inside the base and Hijack a Banshee when in the cave. That's all I can think of.

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 16/05/2011

Blastin' and Relaxin' - Kill 180 enemies in any game mode in Reach - 1350cR

Simple as always. The other challenges are a nice mix of Campaign, Firefight & Multiplayer, so take them on and you'll have this challenge too. Other than that, some cusom Firefight can go a long way.

That Pink Mist - Kill 100 enemies with a Supercombine from the Needler or Needle Rifle in Firefight Matchmaking - 1250cR

Best gametypes are the ones where you have infinite ammo and can pick up weapons. They removed that ability from most Scoreattacks and some Firefights, but I think Rocketfight, FRGfight and Fistfight have escaped that problem. So go ahead and find something pink and unleash the pink shards of death.

The Little Guys - Kill 75 Grunts in Campaign today on Normal or harder - 1000cR

The Package certainly has a few. Not sure if the level difficulty is that appealing though. Winter Contingency, ONI Sword Base & Nightfall are still nice levels though.

Double Nickels - Earn 2 Killing Sprees in a multiplayer Matchmaking game - 1500cR

The more chaos the better. Objective games where you can stand back are good. Haloball Extreme is a personal favourite along with Grifball but Slayer games will work just as good. Remember though, the 50 kill limit means you may just fall short.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Halo Reach Daily Challenges 15/05/2011

Shootin' and Lootin' - Kill 250 enemies in any game mode in Reach - 1875cR

Nice and simple. Rarely start a day without a challenge like this. So go ahead and play Reach however you want. Just remember that the other challenges, usually add up to something to help with this.

Explosive Ordnance Distribution - Earn 3 kills with ordnance weapons in a multiplayer Matchmaking game - 1000cR

Grenade Launchers, Rocket Launchers, Fuel Rods & Concussion Rifles are what you want. Invasion has them all but if you're looking for a quicker fix, see if you can get Splockets under the Community Action sack gametype.

A Simple Spree - Earn any spree in Firefight Matchmaking - 1000cR

A game, with 10 kills ithout dying will get you thins. Or a game where you start with a spreeable weapons (Shotgun, Sniper eg) will require 5 kills. Can't say it's hard.

L.D. Pillar - Complete The Pillar of Autumn, without dying, with Mythic, Thunderstorm, Tilt, and Touch Luck on - 5000cR

Breaking us in for the LASO version of this in a few weeks. That's going to be fun.So you know what, start getting some practice in. There's the link for the Mythic runthrough. Follow it and see if you get anywhere. If not, grab a co-op partner and use one of you as a respawn bitch and the other as the meat shield. Then swap.