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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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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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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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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How do I get the Midnight Launch achievement?

The description for the achievement Midnight Launch is In mission 2, get significant air in the warthog at midnight. Is "midnight" supposed to refer to a location in the level, or do I actually ...
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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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What is the weak point on the Promethean Watcher?

I find the Crawlers pretty easy to headshot, and the Knights seem to at least take a lot of damage if not one hit when their shields are down, if aiming at the head. The Watchers don't exactly seem ...
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What can I do with Halo 4 and Xbox Smartglass?

The Wikipedia article about Smartglass says that it is compatible with Halo 4 but I can't find any further information about it. Is there anything special I can do with Smartglass interacting with ...
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What are all of the classified codes for Halo Waypoint

What are the classified codes for Halo Waypoint, what does each unlock, and where can the codes be obtained?
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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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Tactics for taking on Knights

Out of all the enemies I have encountered in Halo 4, I'm finding knights the most difficult to handle. Playing the campaign on legendary makes the task of defeating knights even harder. When I ...
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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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How does the game difficulty scale with multiple players?

Pretty simple, but does the game scale the difficulty up/down at all depending on how many people are playing the campaign?
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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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Are there enough Spartan Points to unlock everything?

In Halo 4, when you rank up, you receive a certain amount of Spartan Points. (I believe it's one per level, but I don't know that for sure) This "currency" is then used to buy weapons, armor ...
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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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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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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 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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How can I quickly gain ranks?

What are the most effective ways to power-level in Halo 4? I know that multiplayer and campaign counts towards the two "Rank up your Spartan-IV to SR-#" achievements ("Not Some Recruit Anymore" and ...
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Where are the Red versus Blue (RvB) Easter eggs?

You only need one for the "Roses vs Violets" achievement, but how many are there? What are they, and what are their locations? Are they only in Spartan Ops?
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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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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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What are the support upgrades of each armor specialization?

I see that when you reach rank 50 you can begin to unlock "support upgrades" via "armor specializations". It will be a while before I get to that rank, but since I will need to make a choice I'd like ...
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Is there a Special Dialog Grunt “Easter egg” in Halo 4?

Previous installments in the series (though not all) featured a special Easter egg encounter with a Special Dialog Grunt. Does Halo 4 feature such an encounter? If so, what are the requirements I ...
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Where are the locations of all the skulls?

In each installment of the previous Halo games, skulls have been hidden as Easter eggs to unlock special abilities or more challenging game modes? What are all of the skulls for Halo 4, and where are ...
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Is the PAL version of Halo 4 playable on an NTSC Xbox 360?

I have an NTSC Xbox 360. Can I play a PAL Halo 4 on it?
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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?