Use the Sentinel Beam/Plasma Rifles or if you carried other high-power weapons against the Carrier Forms. Proceed down to the left and start destroying the enemy Choppers here; there's a fresh, unmanned Chopper near the entrance to this area that you can use. The gravity hammer works well against these grunts, assuming you can stay alive long enough to use it. Halo 3 Walkthrough & Strategy Guide. That'll put you into a position where you can fire onto the enemies on the bow of the Scarab (that rocket launcher comes in handy about now) and also jump onto the Scarab when it's below you. On Heroic, a couple of rounds from your Laser will destroy it, and it's definitely what you want to take out here, because otherwise it will be very difficult to take out. There are going to be plenty of enemies here, with the worst being the Sentinels. The sniper rifle is a powerful single-shot weapon that's designed to quickly and permanently eliminate foes that are far away from you, although of course it can be used on enemies close to you with devastating results as well.. You can fit four bullets into a clip, and can hold 24 bullets in total. In the campaign, you'll usually have access to a turreted Warthog or another long-range vehicle that you can use to take out a Wraith, but if you don't, you might want to try sniping out the turret gunner (he's vulnerable to headshots), then driving a quick vehicle up close and jacking or grenading the Wraith. August 11, 2011 DOWNLOAD READ ONLINE. Kill this zombie at the very beginning of the level to nab the Skull. A Scarab will appear momentarily, so find your way to the base of either of the two cranes, then activate the elevator in the middle of the base to ride up to the top. If you wish to do so, you can simply wait them out; they'll probably despawn in a few minutes. Halo 3 - The Official Guide (Xbox 360, 2007) Bungie Prima Piggyback. Proceed slowly but surely, though, and you should be able to reach the Hornets at the end of the trail in a couple of minutes. (It may be simpler to just restart the mission and try to conserve more Laser ammo if that's the situation you're in, and maybe also pick up the dropped fuel rod gun from the Brute chieftan.). Shoot your way past the first bunch of them, then use the elevator to get downstairs. The Drones will quickly start flooding out of the tunnel, so let your turret gunner take them out. Don't use the laser on the Wraith itself, though; it's more important to save your ammo for the next tough fight. So basically, the Spartan laser is a super-powered beam rifle that requires five seconds to charge. You can tap the left trigger for a burst of speed, which is handy if an enemy is directly in front of you and you want to run them down. Finish the fight and shoot them until they detach from the wall or ceiling and fall down. Your objective for this mission is to reach the Control Room of the newly constructed Halo Ring and activate it, then to escape. They'll also usually use the Invincibility equipment just before wading into battle, making them impossible to kill for ten or fifteen seconds or so. If you picked up the gravity hammer from the last fight with the Brutes, feel free to charge forward and use it on your foes, if you like. Hop out of the Warthog here and head into the small passage between the shield on one side of the silo and the silo itself; you'll be in a narrow space where no one can hit you unless they basically come in behind you. Grenades also work well, especially the varieties that can stick onto your opponents, but then again, most Brutes will be good about diving away from your grenades. Johnson has been captured by Brutes, and they're keeping him in a secure room above a large dam. However, if you press and hold the trigger, you can charge the plasma pistol and fire a supercharged burst of energy. The path to the motor pool is overrun with the aforementioned Grunts and Jackals, and will also be populated with a number of plasma turrets. If you use it in co-op, the death of any player will cause all players to return to the previous checkpoint. move out onto the terraces that lead down to the Cartographer. They'll often shift based on your behavior. Once you've gotten your bearings take a look around, on the ground you'll mind all manner of weapons to choose from. Find the door that opened when you destroyed the reactor and drop down through the hole there. Note that the weapons locker here has rocket launchers, if you care to obtain one. This is the first of the seven terminals in the game. Stay back near the exit from the cave that you just passed through, and try to use your weapons to lure these guys back to you and the Arbiter so that your friend can finish them off and explode their bodies. There are a few more soldiers here, but you're all about to come under a severe amount of attack from the Brutes. This can be done in the same area as the first anti-air Wraith in the Storm level of the campaign. If you sneak forward, some of the enemies will come after you, allowing the turret in your hog to chew them up, but you should sneak forward further and start firing on the emplaced turrets to your right, as well as the snipers on the dam itself. If you just shoot the shield, it'll take a bit to go down (and will regenerate the damage it takes if left alone for a bit), but if you hit the bottom center of the shield, it'll be quickly destroyed. They'll still be able to fire and move, of course, but won't have the benefit of eyesight during the duration. You can still nab headshots with the pistol, but you probably won't want to use this if you have any better weapons available. Too bad you can't play the whole game like this. If you head up into the ducts you can get the drop on your opponents…literally. Whether you take over a Wraith or not, you'll have to defeat the Brutes at the nearby barricade before you can move on. They may try to hide in the sides, waiting for you to advance before exploding. Keep in mind that the Elites can be turned into Flood zombies when they die, and that their energy swords will usually kill you in one blow if they hit you. When that's done, get close to the shield and throw a frag grenade towards the generator; that can destroy it from the opposite side of the shield. If the player starts from this chapter, they will be given 2 frag/plasma grenades, an assault rifle and a fully loaded rocket launcher. You'll come under fire from the enemy Ghosts; ignore them as best you can and drive to the far side of the silo so that the Warthog doesn't kill the anti-air artillery. Kill 10 enemies without dying in ranked free for all play. Destroy an enemy vehicle with equipment in a ranked playlist or in the campaign. For the record, this walkthrough was written focusing on solo play on the Heroic difficulty. The Grunts here will be too panicked to attack, letting you melee them to death, but there's also a couple of Jackals in the room. ", if you head to the right and find it. A group of zombies will attack you just after you drop, too, so be ready for them and stay behind cover, letting them come to you so that you can attack them at close range. Back away, or jump over the beam, and try to stay to the center of the platform, as the closer you are to the edges the more likely you are to be pushed over by the force field. Halo 3 ODST Official Strategy Guide Prima Games 2009 Brand New Microsoft Bungie. The spread from the fire here is extreme, making it impossible to hit anything that's not right in front of you. After killing them, escort the Arbiter up to his sniping ridge, where he'll start firing on the enemies below. Move on from the second tower, blasting Banshees and the anti-air Wraith. If worst comes to worst, try to jack a Chopper and use that to weaken up the turrets before moving up, or try to stay on foot and see if your fortunes improve when you fire on the vehicles from the hills. Assaulting the dam here can be tough, due to the large number of Brutes and jackals that appear. It's important to note that you want to take it slow here. It also can't be fired very quickly; if you attempt to rapid-fire it, it'll overheat and take a few seconds to cool down before it can be fired again. The launcher can only hold two rounds of ammo at a time, making each miss somewhat of a harsh penalty, since it takes a while to reload after firing the weapon. Having the energy sword out and in your hand will put an immediate target on your head, so don't be surprised if you suddenly become the center of attention while wielding it. Energy swords and needlers are usually the best way to take down changelings. There are also a couple of weapon racks in the middle-right section of the room, in one of the parking areas. When you reach the reactor room, perform the standard bait and run action, but you probably won't get many biters. 1. Sometimes he'll drop it on a rooftop, and sometimes you'll just miss; if this occurs, drop a frag grenade or two at your feet to kill yourself; you should've just passed a checkpoint and it won't take too long to try again. In Halo 2, it was usually pretty easy to jack these vehicles, but the vehicle has been retrofitted with a forward-firing turret in H3, making it a much more deadly vehicle at all ranges. This time, Combat Forms wander the incomplete building, allowing for splatter points if needed. If you take any damage to your shield, it simply won't regenerate. You'll need it in a bit. Head back down the elevator and start fighting your way backwards. With the Scarab out of the way, you can move on. If one of your Marines is getting into the passenger slot, try to trade them a powerful weapon if you have one in your inventory, like a beam rifle, sniper rifle, or rocket launcher. Hop aboard to end the mission. How do you get there? Unlike in Halo 2, you can only fire the main cannons here; the turret can only be fired by a second passenger who rides in your vehicle. Bedfellows, eh? Head past the bridge and up the sandy ramp beyond. You will see a group of Combat Forms get crushed by a collapsing support when you are going on the right path. When you spot a turret in the game world, you're able to use it, sure, but that's for plebians. Just remember the old Quake rule: aim at their feet, not at their bodies. Move past here to find a room stocked with explosive barrels. Anyway, there are seven in all, but they're only found on three levels. You need to guide your Warthog over these as the panels blast upwards around you. (Late in the campaign you'll run across perhaps half a dozen Grunts that wield fuel rod guns, but they're very rare.) Splatter the Pure Forms for extra points and drive off before the building collapses. The Flamethrower is a heavy weapon, so it'll slow you down while you use it, but it's a quick kill for most Flood units. The chieftans are a breed apart; their yellow armor will prevent you from sticking plasma or Brute grenades onto them (they'll bounce right off), and they'll often wield powerful weapons like the gravity hammer, the fuel rod gun, or dismounted turrets. If you head downstairs from here, you'll come to a room populated with nothing but stealthed Brutes. When you're on the Scarab itself, clear out any remaining enemies in your immediate area, then move around to the back where a Brute chieftan is stationed; he guards the power core. When both of the Scarabs are dead, the Arbiter will land on the structure here. Head through the barracks here and find the two Warthogs. This high-capacity automatic rifle can fire up to 32 rounds per magazine before having to reload, but each round does a fairly small amount of damage, and if you attempt to fire for too long you'll also lose a lot of accuracy. It is written for play at the Legendary difficulty. These skulls are optional pickups, but they'll let you change the rules of the campaign the next time you play. Look for this arrow to point you to the silver skull here. Finish the ninth mission on any difficulty above Easy. When unlocked and used, the IWHBYD skull will unlock additional dialogue at certain points of Halo 3's campaign. Nab it to replace your carbine, if needed, then move down to the riverbed. You can alternatively stop to speak with the Final Grunt, but doing so will result in a forced checkpoint transition as the panels to the frigate will have collapsed when he finishes talking. Get your shots on target and make sure they stay there by firing at close range, at least when going after vehicles. Rating: Low-level Brutes (the blue ones) will still die in one hit from a headshot, but the upper-level Brutes will probably require at least one headshot to knock off their helmets before you can kill them. As soon as this mission begins, you can find the Black Eye skull. Given nothing better to do, these little guys will attempt to rush you and impact on your shields, making them a constant drain on your health. Head into the ship here. You can use these skulls to increase the difficulty multiplier on Legendary mode if you're looking to nab the achievements for getting high scores in Campaign Scoring mode. You gain a bit of extra ability to bring troops to the front of the battle with these Hogs, but you lose a lot of firepower. Drive off and follow the given path, looking for Sentinels overhead to know you are in the right direction. The third terminal is inside the second tower, which you pass by on your Hornet; you'll have to land it and head inside to find the terminal. However, it fires in a much different manner. Halo 3 Walkthrough & Strategy Guide (Oct 3, 2007) Finish the fight with our campaign guide. You'll need to head to the center of the room to drop the three remaining cores, then hit them with explosives to detonate them. Hunters are tough and incredibly well-armored, making them difficult foes to bring down. When you get past the reactor room, you'll find Cortana's prison. These Skulls can be tough to find, but are worth picking up for the crazy effects. Some turrets will also be found on the ground, or in the hands of Brute Chieftans. When the enemies here are cleared out, head through the tunnel to the anti-air battery. When you head inside the base here, head up the ramp to find a new piece of equipment, the Auto Turret, and a sentinel beam weapon. The Famine Skull is here, on the little ledge at the end of the spire. Everything has to go perfectly in order for this all to work, and you will need some practice to make the grenade jump work possible. Most vehicles will have alternate abilities that you can perform when you're inside them by clicking the left trigger. When activated, it will increase the blasts of all explosions in the game: grenades, Needler shots, you name it. Once all the Flood are dead, do the following: Head inside to light the candle on this party. The charge is most helpful in multiplayer, especially on the intimate, smaller maps, as it'll let you close in on a target before he sees what's coming. You can take the opportunity to obtain the Fog skull. Once he gets up close and you start to become affected by his force field wherever you are, Johnson will lean up and shoot his Spartan Laser, damaging the Monitor. There are numerous Brutes and Grunts in between you and the gun, but if you have a turret in your hands you should be able to make quick work of most of them. These panels are always the same in every playthrough of this chapter so they should be memorized incase you do the level with Iron activated. There's also a Forerunner Terminal inside this structure, a bit further down, inside a relatively enclosed part of it. FAQ/Walkthrough. The ship is also something of a maze, so finding your way through the level, even disregarding the enemies, can be annoying. It can be difficult to reach them, but if you find the blue arc-shaped display screen in one corner of the room, you should be able to jump to them, then jump to the upper area of the room where the Skull is located. If you've made it this far on Legendary this mission is going to feel incredibly easy in comparison to Cortana, and will seem only moderately difficult. After you get the mission assignment, whip out your sniper rifle and begin picking off your foes from the perch that you're on. Count them as you proceed, with the first hologram being at the beginning of the area (starting at the elevator), and the seventh one being at the end. As you move into the valley, a number of Grunts and Brutes will appear from a hidden tunnel and start pelting you. Guide contains: 29 pages, 154 images.. Use the comments below to submit your updates and corrections to this guide. AA Wraiths can be fired at ground targets, and this is tough to deal with since there's so much fire that comes your way. If you have a Wraith, this simply entails blasting the roadblock from a distance while the Brutes jump around and shake their fists at you, unable to counterattack. Proceed only after the room you're in room is … Guilty Spark will fire his beam even though it will not penetrate through.