Achievements (Halo 4)

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The achievements, as shown on Halo Waypoint.

There are a total of 86 achievements in Halo 4, which are worth a total of 2,000 Gamerscore gamerscore. The game was released with 49 achievements worth 1,000 Gamerscore.[1] Eight more achievements worth 250 Gamerscore were released with the Crimson Map Pack.[2] Another ten achievements worth another 250 Gamerscore were released with the Majestic Map Pack.[3] The Castle Map Pack includes 9 achievements and 250 Gamerscore.[4] The Champions Bundle includes a final 10 achievements and 250 Gamerscore.[5]

Following the shutdown of Xbox 360 Halo online services on January 13, 2022, the online achievements are no longer attainable.[6][7]


Icon Name Description Gamerscore gamerscore
DawnAchievement.png Dawn Complete Mission 1 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
RequiemAchievement.png Requiem Complete Mission 2 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
ForerunnerAchievement.png Forerunner Complete Mission 3 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
InfinityAchievement.png Infinity Complete Mission 4 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
ReclaimerAchievement.png Reclaimer Complete Mission 5 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
ShutdownAchievement.png Shutdown Complete Mission 6 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
ComposerAchievement.png Composer Complete Mission 7 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
MidnightAchievement.png Midnight Complete Mission 8 on any difficulty. 10 gamerscore
WakeUpJohnAchievement.png Wake Up, John Complete the Campaign on Normal or harder. 20 gamerscore
INeedAHeroAchievement.png I Need a Hero Complete the Campaign on Heroic or harder. 40 gamerscore
TheLegendof117Achievement.png The Legend of 117 Complete the Campaign on Legendary difficulty. 70 gamerscore
LoneWolfLegendAchievement.png Lone Wolf Legend Complete the Campaign solo on Legendary difficulty. 90 gamerscore
Skullduggery.png Skullduggery Complete any Campaign mission with 3 or more Skulls on Heroic or harder. 15 gamerscore
Bropocalypse.png Bropocalypse Complete any Campaign mission co-operatively on Heroic or harder. 10 gamerscore
Bromageddon.png Bromageddon Complete the Campaign co-operatively on Heroic or harder. 40 gamerscore
Digging up the Past.png Digging up the Past In Mission 1, find and access Chief's record. 20 gamerscore
Midnight Launch.png Midnight Launch In Mission 2, get significant air in the Warthog at midnight. 20 gamerscore
This is my Rifle this is my Gun.png This is my Rifle, this is my Gun In Mission 3, carry a UNSC weapon all the way through on Heroic or harder. 20 gamerscore
Bros to the Close.png Bros to the Close Make it through Mission 4 without one preventable Marine death on Heroic or harder. 20 gamerscore
Mortardom.png Mortardom In Mission 5, hijack a Wraith and use it to kill at least four enemy Wraiths on Heroic or harder. 20 gamerscore
Explore the Floor.png Explore the Floor In Mission 6, trick or force a Hunter to fall to his demise. 20 gamerscore
Give Him the Stick.png Give Him the Stick In Mission 7 in solo Campaign, take out both Hunters using only the Sticky Detonator. 20 gamerscore
Chief, smash!Achievement.png Chief, Smash! In Mission 8, kill 3 Crawlers in one hit with the Gravity Hammer. 20 gamerscore
ContactDomainAchievement.png Contact the Domain Find a Terminal in the Campaign. 10 gamerscore
TerminusAchievement.png Terminus Find all of the Terminals in the Campaign. 50 gamerscore
Spartan Ops
Operation Completion.png Operation Completion Complete a Spartan Ops Mission on any difficulty. 15 gamerscore
A Legendary Episode.png A Legendary Episode Complete all chapters in Spartan Ops Episode 1 on Legendary difficulty. 40 gamerscore
Dedicated to Crimson.png Dedicated to Crimson Complete all chapters in the first 5 episodes of Spartan Ops on any difficulty. 80 gamerscore
Crimson Alone.png Crimson Alone Complete a Spartan Ops chapter solo on Legendary. 20 gamerscore
Roses vs Violets.png Roses vs Violets Find one of the RvB Easter Eggs in Spartan Ops. 20 gamerscore
Rescue Ranger.png No One Left Behind Save at least one Marine in Chapter 3 of Episode 2 of Spartan Ops on Heroic or harder. 20 gamerscore
Knight in White Assassination.png Knight in White Assassination Assassinate a Knight in any Spartan Ops mission. 20 gamerscore
What Power Outage.png What Power Outage? Complete Chapter 4, Episode 5 of Spartan Ops without losing a generator on Heroic or harder. 20 gamerscore
No Easy Way Out.png No Easy Way Out In Ch 1, Ep 5 of Spartan Ops survive all enemy waves during the defense on Normal or harder 20 gamerscore
Not Some Recruit Anymore.png Not Some Recruit Anymore Rank up your Spartan-IV to SR-5. 15 gamerscore
Movin' on Up.png Movin' on Up Rank up your Spartan-IV to SR-20. 25 gamerscore
I heart Red vs BlueAchievement.png I <3 Red vs Blue Win 5 War Games matchmaking matches. 15 gamerscore
The Dongblainer.png Hanging on the Combat Deck Win 20 War Games matchmaking matches. 30 gamerscore
The Challenged.png The Challenged Complete a Challenge. 10 gamerscore
The Challenger.png The Challenger Complete 25 Challenges. 20 gamerscore
Armorer.png Armorer Change your Spartan's armor in the Spartan Armor card. 5 gamerscore
Badge.png Badge Change your Emblem in the Spartan ID card. 5 gamerscore
PWND.png PWND Change your Service Tag in the Spartan ID card. 5 gamerscore
What a Poser!.png What a Poser! Change your Spartan's pose in the Spartan ID card. 5 gamerscore
The Cartographer.png The Cartographer Create and save a Custom Map in Forge. 5 gamerscore
Game Changer.png Game Changer Create and save a Custom Game type in War Games. 5 gamerscore
Snapshot!.png Snapshot! Save a Screenshot from the Theater. 5 gamerscore
The Director.png The Director Save a Film Clip from the Theater. 5 gamerscore
Sharing is Caring.png Sharing is Caring Upload a File to your File Share. 5 gamerscore
Crimson Map Pack
Now They Fly.png Now They Fly? In Crimson DLC matchmaking, get a kill while airborne in a Warthog. 50 gamerscore
Size Is Everything.png Size Is Everything In Crimson DLC matchmaking, kill 20 enemies with a detached Machine Gun Turret. 20 gamerscore
ODST achievement.png ODST In Crimson DLC matchmaking, kill a player while airborne from a Man Cannon. 30 gamerscore
Bigfoot.png Bigfoot In Crimson DLC matchmaking, kill 20 enemies using the Mantis' stomp attack. 20 gamerscore
David and Goliath.png David and Goliath In Crimson DLC matchmaking, board an enemy Mantis. 20 gamerscore
Clay Pigeon.png Clay Pigeon In Crimson DLC matchmaking, shoot an enemy out of the air while they use the Man Cannon. 40 gamerscore
Special Delivery.png Special Delivery In Crimson DLC matchmaking, kill an enemy with a melee attack when landing from a Man Cannon. 30 gamerscore
Pump Yer Brakes.png Pump Yer Brakes In Crimson DLC matchmaking, score the killing blow on a Mantis. 40 gamerscore
Majestic Map Pack
Callin' in the Big Guns.png Callin' in the Big Guns In Majestic DLC matchmaking, call in 3 ordnance drops during the same game. 40 gamerscore
I Thrust at Thee.png I Thrust at Thee In Majestic DLC matchmaking, perform a melee kill right after using Thrust Pack. 20 gamerscore
Didn't See It Comin'.png Didn't See It Comin' In Majestic DLC matchmaking, assassinate an enemy who's in zoom mode. 10 gamerscore
Bird of Prey.png Bird of Prey In Majestic DLC matchmaking, perform 5 'airsassinations'. 50 gamerscore
Bullet Sponge.png Bullet Sponge In Majestic DLC matchmaking, get the 'Close Call' medal twice during one match. 30 gamerscore
I See You!.png I See You! In Majestic DLC matchmaking, kill 5 enemies while Promethean Vision is active. 10 gamerscore
Clever Girl.png Clever Girl In Majestic DLC matchmaking, kill 5 enemies while Active Camo is active. 10 gamerscore
Flash of Light.png Flash of Light In Majestic DLC matchmaking, get a Double Kill or higher with one Pulse Grenade. 30 gamerscore
Last Man Grinning.png Last Man Grinning In Majestic DLC matchmaking, get 4 kills using the SAW without dying. 20 gamerscore
Pigs Can Fly.png Pigs Can Fly In Majestic DLC matchmaking, kill 3 enemies while they are using Jet Packs. 30 gamerscore
Castle Map Pack
What is Yours is Also Mine.png What is Yours is Also Mine In Castle DLC Matchmaking, disable a vehicle and then hijack it. 40 gamerscore
Dodge This.png Dodge This! In Castle DLC Matchmaking, get two direct Spartan Laser kills in one match. 20 gamerscore
Hello Nurse.png Hello Nurse! In Castle DLC Matchmaking, heal a near-death teammate with Regen Field 5 times. 30 gamerscore
That Won't Save You.png That Won't Save You In Castle DLC Matchmaking, assassinate an enemy who is using a Hardlight Shield. 30 gamerscore
Ashes to Ashes.png Ashes to Ashes In Castle DLC Matchmaking, disintegrate 6 enemies using Forerunner weapons. 10 gamerscore
Beating up the Beat.png Beating Up the Beat In Castle DLC Matchmaking, perform 5 melee kills in a single match. 30 gamerscore
Sight Seeing.png Sight Seeing In Castle DLC Matchmaking, complete a match in any mode for each Castle map. 20 gamerscore
Scrapyard.png Scrapyard In Castle DLC Matchmaking, destroy 2 vehicles during a single game. 30 gamerscore
Outta My Way.png Outta My Way! In Castle DLC Matchmaking, kill 5 enemies during a match by running them over. 40 gamerscore
Champions Bundle
Protect This House.png Protect This House In matchmaking, assassinate the ball carrier within five meters of your own goal in Ricochet. 30 gamerscore
Hat Trick.png Hat Trick In matchmaking, score three times in one round of Ricochet. 33 gamerscore
From Downtown.png From Downtown In matchmaking, score by throwing the ball from 30 meters in Ricochet. 25 gamerscore
Repeat Survivor.png Repeat Survivor In matchmaking, survive three vehicle explosions in a row with the Survivor package. 25 gamerscore
Can’t Catch Me.png Can't Catch Me In matchmaking, score a goal in Ricochet while taking damage with the Resistor active. 20 gamerscore
Just a Scratch.png Just a Scratch In matchmaking, recover full shields from low health with both Resistor and Recharge active. 20 gamerscore
Pitchin' a Tent.png Pitchin' a Tent In matchmaking, effectively camp one location without dying for a full 60 seconds. 40 gamerscore
One-Man Army.png One Man Army In matchmaking, get 4 consecutive kills with the Rocket Launcher without dying. 27 gamerscore
Shocking.png Shocking In Bullseye DLC Matchmaking, activate both electrical surge systems during a match on Vertigo. 10 gamerscore
Got it!.png Got it! In Bullseye DLC Matchmaking, acquire the Rocket Launcher at the start of a match on Pitfall. 20 gamerscore


With the addition of the Champions Bundle, Halo 4 featured both the greatest number of achievements (86) and highest gamerscore (2,000) of any Halo title until the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which exceeded it in both categories (500 achievements worth 5000 gamerscore).