Halo Reach Explained: Ranks, Armor, Achievements, and Ranking Up Quickly

By Jamie Pert - Sep 15, 2010

If Halo: Reach is the first Halo game you have played, or perhaps you are just looking for a few tips and tricks this article should be a great read for you, here we will explain ranks, armor, and how to rank up quickly, also we will briefly talk about some of the game’s achievements, whilst pointing you in the direction on how to earn all of them.

Let’s start with Halo: Reach’s rank and armor, as you rank higher you will be able to buy different armor, such as armor and chest plates, however to buy this armor you must earn credits, you earn credits by winning matches, getting multiple kills and earning medals.

Obviously people will want to rank up as quickly as possible as seems to be the case in most first-person shooters. If you want a few tips check out this article, there are five simple tips, basically make sure you play online as you can earn challenges which boost credit. Also make sure you do not quit matches early, as quitting matches means that you get no match bonus, also if you quit too many games early you will banned from matchmaking for 15 minutes.

Other tips include playing the campaign on heroic or legendary, if you manage to complete 9 missions on Heroic you earn a whopping 5,000 credits, in fact throughout the campaign mode you are earning credits. Other tips include playing rocketfight matches as you can earn great credits and also aiming to complete commendations.

If you like to get all of the achievements in a game you should check out this link, ones worth aiming for include completing the game on normal, heroic and legendary, if you manage to complete the game on legendary by yourself you earn an impressive 150 gamerscore points.

Have you got any tips you would like to share? If so, feel free to add them in the comments section below.

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