A first person shooter game for the Xbox 360 console. It is the first game in a new trilogy called the Reclaimer trilogy. It is the eighth installment in the Halo series.

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Is Halo 4 Achievement Lone Wolf Legend based on local console memory only?

I completed Halo 4 missions 1, 3, 6, and 7 solo on Legendary. After a week of not playing, much of my local Halo 4 memory was erased, the Infinity mode introduction played again: Armor and loadouts ...
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What qualifies as an “automatic loadout weapon”?

Similar to the "precision loadout weapon" challenges, several challenges have asked for kills with "automatic loadout weapons"? Are all non-"precision" starter weapons automatic? What weapons qualify ...
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How do I see my kills / deaths while playing online?

I'm just trying to figure out how to see my kills and deaths for the current match I'm playing.
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Halo 4: Lone Wolf Legend Achievement

Im trying to get the Lone Wolf Legend achievement and it states: Complete the campaign solo on Legendary difficulty. Which sounds simple enough (in terms of understanding the achievement ...
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What qualifies as a “precision loadout weapon”?

Several challenges have asked for kills with "precision loadout weapons"? What weapons qualify and do you need to start with them?
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Can I steal an enemy-occupied Wraith?

In Ye Olde Reach days, it used to be a favorite pastime of mine (in the campaign/firefight especially) to kill the gunner on an enemy wraith, stun it with an overcharged plasma pistol shot, and then ...
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How do I get Ordnance?

I have noticed that I sometimes get access to an "Ordnance Drop" similar to killstreak rewards in the Call of Duty series. I know that I am getting it for doing things, but I'd like to know how many ...
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How does the Thruster Pack work?

The rest of the Armor Abilities are really straightforward, but the Thruster Pack just appears to sputter about for a few seconds when I activate it (instead of being "a powerful burst of movement ...
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How do you get the Bros to the Close achievement?

The achievement states: Complete mission 4 without one preventable Marine death on Heroic or harder... Can someone clarify this? Do we have to save marines that are under attack? Or do we just have ...
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Is there a benefit to “pulsing” the Mantis machine gun?

When playing with the Mantis (as I am lent to doing extensively on the "Two Giants" Spartan Ops in Episode 3) I find that the machine gun overheats constantly. In past games, I found out after quite ...
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How do I get a “Distraction” medal?

The text says: Distract an opponent who is then killed. What counts as "distraction"? It seems like if I merely damage them and someone else kills them that would be interpreted as an "assist". ...
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What counts as an “other” weapon in Halo 4's stat tracking?

I was checking out my stats over at Halowaypoint.com and came across a rather peculiar statistic. At the very bottom of my weapon stats for the slayer games I've played it says I have been killed by ...
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What launcher/cannon does the most DPS?

What launcher/cannon does the most DPS (damage per second) in Halo 4? (assuming the player has a relatively accurate shot; maybe an 8 on a scale of 1-10) The Rocket Launcher? Spartan Laser? Sticky ...
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Is XP from challenges/commendations/double XP affected by the daily XP cap?

I have heard varying reports about the exact amount of the online XP limit. However, given that some of the challenges and commendations have fairly big payouts, and since Mountain Dew is running ...
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When is the right time to use the DMR and the Battle Rifle?

Halo 4 has both the DMR (see in Halo: Reach) and the Battle Rifle (first appeared in Halo 2, firing three-burst shots) and for the first time they both appear in the same game, avalible as a primary ...
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What is a 'Turn and Burn'?

I was attacking the enemy base in a banshee, and the game announced "Turn and Burn". It doesn't show up as a medal on Waypoint. What is it?
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In Regicide, how do you become the king?

I've played several rounds of Regicide, and I can't for the life of me figure out how to become the king. Occasionally I get it, but it doesn't seem tied to me killing the king, which happens ...
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Can you change difficulty on Spartan Ops Multiplayer

Can you change the difficulty on matchmaker Spartan Ops missions? There are some challenges to complete the missions on Legendary, and I didn't see any place where I could search for matches with ...
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How do I get “No Easy Way Out” on “Core?”

The achievement "No Easy Way Out" specifies: In Ch 1, Ep 5 of Spartan Ops, survive the enemy assault during the defense on Normal or harder. I've played "Core" a half dozen times, in co-op, ...
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Where are all the terminals?

Where are all of the terminals for the "Terminus" achievement? How many are there, and where are they located? I imagine there is one on each level like in other games.
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Legendary Difficulty same as Thunderstorm Skull?

I'm trying to understand the difference between Legendary difficulty and using the Thunderstorm skull modifier in Halo 4. From O.M.F.G.: The Thunderstorm Skull is a doozy. It promotes all ...
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What are the strengths of each grenade type?

There are 3 grenade types in Halo 4 (frag, plasma, and pulse). Frag and plasma return from previous games, but they have not behaved exactly the same in all previous installments. Pulse is ...
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When does Master Chief get captured as seen in the Scanned trailer? [closed]

The Scanned trailer for Halo 4 shows the Chief captured by the Prometheans and being scanned by one of the Promethean Knights. When does this take place? Is it a trailer for Halo 5 since this doesn't ...
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Mid-range weapon balance

I was wondering in a straight up fight with no missed shots how the BR, DMR, and Carbine compare? Is it like Halo 3 where the combine shoots faster, but time wise needs 1 more shot? Basically if you ...
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Which rifle does the highest DPS with only headshots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mid-range weapon balance Which rifle does the highest DPS (damage per second) with only headshots? Between: Battle Rifle DMR Carbine
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What are the red radar blips on the minimap?

In Halo 4 matchmaking (War Games), I have occasionally seen an enemy on the minimap get a red radar-like blink, with an accompanying noise. What causes this blip?