List of Halo 4 Commendations
There are 121 commendations in Halo 4. These commendations are primarily advanced through playing War Games and Spartan Ops; only nine commendations can be completed in the campaign. Commendations are organized into five categories: Weapons, Enemies, Vehicles, Player, and Game Types.
There are seven tiers of commendations: Novice, Qualified, Proficient, Adept, Expert, Distinguished, and Master. Not all commendations utilize all seven tiers- the majority contain only five.
Upon completing a tier, players are awarded bonus XP. The amount of XP varies from tier to tier and commendation to commendation, ranging from 250-10000XP.
Enemies commendations are awarded in Spartan Ops only
Assassinate Covenant and Forerunner enemies.
Weapons commendations are only advanced in War Games.
Kill enemy Spartans with any Turret Mounted Weapon. Completing this commendation will unlock the Enforcer "Tribal" (TRBL) armor set
Complete all of the following commendations: Covenant Loadout Mastery, Covenant Ordnance Mastery, Forerunner Loadout Mastery, Forerunner Ordnance Mastery, UNSC Loadout Mastery, UNSC Ordnance Mastery, Mounted Turret. Completing this commendation will unlock the Protector "Drift" (DRFT) armor set
Vehicles commendations are advanced in both Spartan Ops and War Games.
Splatter enemy Spartans with a vehicle. Completing this commendation will unlock the "Verdant" visor, and the "Splatter" emblem
Destroy enemy occupied Mongooses
Destroy enemy occupied Warthogs
Destroy enemy occupied Mantises
Destroy enemy occupied Scorpions
Destroy enemy occupied Ghosts
Destroy enemy occupied Banshees
Destroy enemy occupied Wraiths
Complete all of the following commendations: Banshee Destroyer, Ghost Destroyer, Mantis Destroyer, Mongoose Destroyer, Scorpion Destroyer, Warthog Destroyer, Wraith Destroyer, Wheelman. Completing this commendation will unlock the Air Assault "Verge" (VERG) armor set, and the "Vehicular" emblem