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The Halo Reach Guide to Medals

by: KeithWorth ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

Having trouble getting a specific medal or just don't know what to do to complete your medals collection? Not a problem, just check out the Halo Reach Medals Guide for an exhaustive list of every medal and how to acquire it. Follow this guide and you'll be buried in bragging rights in no time.

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    Badges of Honor - Medals for Mayham

    Halo Reach Medal   Halo Reach gives you 113 ways to remind the other players you're better than them in the form of medals obtained for performing certain feats. Divided into 6 categories of mayhem, these badges provide visual proof of your achievements thorough your service in your Halo Reach career. The 6 categories of medals are Legendary, Multi-Kills, Sprees, Weapons & Style, Objective and Bungie.net. That may seem like a daunting collection, but with the help of this Halo Reach Medals Guide you'll know just how to get all of the Halo Reach medals. The Halo Reach Medal images throughout this guide are provided by gearsofhalo.com and the screenshots by Bungie.net.

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    Legendary Medals

    Last Man Standing   The fun kicks off with the emblems of the cream of the crop, the 6 elusive Legendary medals. They are:

    1. Hero - Complete a wave as the last man standing. This feat can only be performed in Firefight mode.
    2. Extermination - Wipe out an enemy team with at least one overkill.
    3. Perfection - Win a Slayer game with at least 15 kills and no deaths.
    4. Unfriggablebelievable - Kill 40 opponents in a row without dying. This number is 1000 for the Campaign or Firefight.
    5. Killionaire - Kill 10 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    6. Skullamanjaro - Score 10 skulls at once in Headhunter.
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    Bungie.net Medals

    Straight from the developer, the 14 medals are:

    1. Triple Double - Finish a game with double digit kills, assists and headshots.
    2. Avenge Me - Have a teammate avenge your death.
    3. Bros to the End - Have a teammate save your life.
    4. Thank the Maker - Win a game when a Bungie employee is on the other team.
    5. Funkadelic - Play a game with Pestilence enabled for all players.
    6. Party Animal - Play a game with Birthday Party enabled for all players.
    7. Love Machine - Kill 7 opponents with Heart Attack enabled in matchmaking.
    8. Steaktacular - Win a game with at least 50 points and you're opponents having less than 60% of your team's score.
    9. H Ryan Memorial - Kill wildlife during the campaign
    10. Big Game Hunger - Score the the highest point kill in Co-op campaign or Firefight.
    11. Seek and Destroy - Kill the Ranger-class Elite.
    12. Ennobled - Complete a campaign mission on Legendary with four players.
    13. Linktacular - Play a game of all bungie.net users in matchmaking.
    14. Wildcat Destabilizer - Destroy the generator with help from your team in in Firefight.
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    Multi-Kills

    Careful not to blink, these medals are earned by achieving rapid kills "in the blink of an eye". Or within 1.5 seconds if you're feeling technical.Halo Reach Medal  

    1. Double Kill - Kill 2 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    2. Triple Kill - Kill 3 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    3. Overkill - Kill 4 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    4. Killtacular - Kill 5 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    5. Killtrocity - Kill 6 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    6. Killamanjaro - Kill 7 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    7. Killtastrophe - Kill 8 opponents in the blink of an eye.
    8. Killpocalypse - Kill 9 opponents in the blink of an eye.
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    Style Medals

    Jetpack in action   Next up in our list of medals for Halo Reach: Style. It's not the fact that you're killing them: it's that you're doing it with style!

    1. Headshot - Kill an opponent with a headshot.
    2. Headcase - Kill a sprinting opponent with a headshot.
    3. Assist - Do 40% damage to an opponent another player kills.
    4. Pummel - Hit and kill an opponent with a melee attack.
    5. Beat Down - Hit and kill an opponent with a melee attack from behind.
    6. Assassinate - Kill an opponent with an Assassination animation.
    7. Grenade Stick - Kill an opponent with a plasma grenade stick.
    8. Needle Kill - Kill an opponent with a Super-Combine from a Needle weapon.
    9. Laser Kill - Kill an opponent using the Spartan Laser.
    10. Sniper Kill - Get a headshot with a scoped weapon.
    11. Bulltrue - Kill an opponent that is in the act of a sword lunge.
    12. Splatter - Kill an opponent by running them over with a vehicle.
    13. Wheelman - Be the driver while a passenger kills an opponent.
    14. Protector - Kill an opponent while they damaging a teammate's health. Given when the teammate's shields recharge.
    15. EMP Assist - Remove an opponent's shield with an EMP blast.
    16. Hijack - Board a land vehicle by forcing the opponent out.
    17. Skyjack - Board an aircraft by forcing the opponent out.
    18. Killjoy - End an opponent's killing spree.
    19. Kill from the Grave - Cause an opponent to die after your death.
    20. Revenge - Kill the opponent who killed you first upon respawning.
    21. Avenger - Kill the opponent who recently killed your teammate.
    22. Showstopper - Kill an opponent performing an Assassination animation.
    23. Yoink - Kill an opponent while they are being assassinated.
    24. Reload This - Kill an opponent who is reloading.
    25. Close Call - Kill an opponent at close range while near death.
    26. First Strike - Earn the first kill of the match.
    27. Pull - Kill a Jetpacking opponent.
    28. Rejection - Active Armor Lock to survive damage otherwise fatal.
    29. Firebird - Kill an opponent while you're Jetpacking.
    30. Oddball Kill - Kill an opponent with a melee attack while holding the oddball.
    31. Flag Kill - Kill an opponent with a melee attack while holding the flag.Flag Taken  
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    Objective Medals

    Objective medals are awarded during specific game types. There are 7 in this category.

    1. Bomb Planted - Plant the bob during an Assault game.
    2. Killed Bomb Carrier - Kill an opponent bomb carrier during an Assault game.
    3. Killed Flag Carrier - Kill an opponent flag carrier during a Capture the Flag game.
    4. Killed Oddball Carrier - Kill an opponent carrying the oddball during a Oddball game.
    5. Flag Score - Complete a scoring flag capture in a Capture the Flag game.
    6. Killed Juggernaut - Kill the Juggernaut.
    7. Hail to the King - Kill 5 opponents while inside the hill without dying.

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    Sprees

    Halo Reach Medal   Concluding this guide on how to get medals in Halo Reach are Spree medals. Sprees are the endurance sport of the medals world. How fast you kill the opponents doesn't matter, as long as you don't die between kills. There are 7 ordinary sprees.

    1. Killing Spree - Kill 5 opponents in a row without dying. 10 in Campaign or Firefight.
    2. Killing Frenzy - Kill 10 opponents in a row without dying. 20 in Campaign or Firefight.
    3. Running Riot - Kill 15 opponents in a row without dying. 30 in Campaign or Firefight.
    4. Rampage - Kill 20 opponents in a row without dying. 40 in Campaign or Firefight.
    5. Untouchable - Kill 25 opponents in a row without dying. 50 in Campaign or Firefight.
    6. Invincible - Kill 30 opponents in a row without dying. 100 in Campaign or Firefight.
    7. Inconceivable - Kill 35 opponents in a row without dying. 500 in Campaign or Firefight.

    Continue on to conclude the Halo Reach Medals Guide with even the rest of the sprees that aren't so straightforward.

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    More Sprees

    halo medal skull pink head  

    Not all sprees are as easy as simply killing without dying, the below each require an additional requirement to fulfill.

    1. Sniper Spree - Use a sniper weapon to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    2. Sharpshooter - Use a sniper weapon to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    3. Be the Bullet - Use a sniper weapon to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    4. Shotgun Spree - Use a shotgun to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    5. Open Season - Use a shotgun to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    6. Buck Wild - Use a shotgun to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    7. Sword Spree - Use an energy sword to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    8. Slice 'n Dice - Use an energy sword to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    9. Cutting Crew - Use an energy sword to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    10. Hammer Spree - Use a gravity hammer to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    11. Dreamcrusher - Use a gravity hammer to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    12. Wrecking Crew - Use a gravity hammer to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    13. Laser Spree - Use a spartan laser to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    14. Red Menace - Use a spartan laser to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    15. Sunburst - Use a spartan laser to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    16. Sticky Spree - Use a plasma grenade stick to kill 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    17. Sticky Fingers - Use a plasma grenade stick to kill 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    18. Corrected - Use a plasma grenade stick to kill 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    19. Splatter Spree - Use a vehicle to splatter 5 opponents in a row without dying.
    20. Vehicular Manslaughter - Use a vehicle to splatter 10 opponents in a row without dying.
    21. Sunday Driver - Use a vehicle to splatter 15 opponents in a row without dying.
    22. Wheelman Spree - Drive while your passenger kills 5 opponents in a row.
    23. Road Hog - Drive while your passenger kills 10 opponents in a row.
    24. Road Rage - Drive while your passenger kills 15 opponents in a row.
    25. Assist Spree - Assist in killing 5 opponents without dying.
    26. Sidekick - Assist in killing 10 opponents without dying.
    27. Second Gunman - Assist in killing 15 opponents without dying.
    28. Spawn Spree - Spawn a teammate 5 times without dying.
    29. Wingman - Spawn a teammate 10 times without dying.
    30. Broseidon - Spawn a teammate 15 times without dying.
    31. Juggernaut Spree - Kill 5 opponents are the juggernaut without dying.
    32. Immovable Object - Kill 10 opponents are the juggernaut without dying.
    33. Unstoppable Force - Kill 15 opponents are the juggernaut without dying.
    34. Infection Spree - Kill 5 opponents as a zombie without dying.
    35. Mmmm Brains - Kill 10 opponents as a zombie without dying.
    36. Thriller - Kill 15 opponents as a zombie without dying.
    37. Zombie Killing Spree - Kill 5 zombies as a human without dying.
    38. Hell's Janitor - Kill 10 zombies as a human without dying.
    39. Hell's Jerome - Kill 15 zombies as a human without dying.

    That's all folks, you now know how to get all the medals in Halo Reach. Enjoy being rewarded for your carnage.

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