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I have been playing Horde mode in private matches with two players and it has been really, really tough going. I just wondered, is it possible to complete Horde mode (all 50 waves) with just one person?

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At least for me, the answer is definitely no. The game throws way too many enemies at you for you to be able to have success on your own. I can't imagine surviving the first boss wave (wave 10) on my own, when it throws multiple Reavers, Berserkers, or a Bromak (sp) at you.

It would be cool if they made a version that could be played by yourself, but as it stands today you need a group to hope to complete all 50 waves.

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There's no technical reason why one person couldn't complete Horde mode alone; it completely depends on the skill of the player. While this may be difficult for most players, it is not impossible to imagine that the more skilled players could finish it on their own. Personal experience is irrelevant.

EDIT: As a proof-of-concept, I successfully completed through the first boss wave by myself. I'm very certain that if someone had the skill and the patience to go through all 50 waves by themselves, they could.

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Yes, it's entirely possible. I have a very bad internet connection and keep getting d/c out of matches so I went at horde alone. If you unlock 3 specific mutators it is ridiculously easy to win (with a lot of restarts mind you) and unless you keep getting berserkers in the boss levels you can coast by.

  • Instigab Meelee (1 hit KO)

  • Super Reload (Do an active reload and the clip size doubles and the first few shots are at double power. This is stronger than a Mulcher's bullet.)

  • Infinite Ammo (Starter weapons and all pistols get infinite ammo)

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It definitely is possible. I just cleared out all 50 waves of horde mode alone.

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I managed 47 waves on casual with out dying on over pass, with super reload. a boomer took me out on the 47 wave! setting up 3 hammer of dawn strikes helped for boss wave 40. I will try all 50 waves again soon with out dying. as mentioned before reaves numbers can be a problem in the last two boss waves ( 40 & 50) when you on your own.

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