Achievement Guide / Skull Guide

Halo Wars: Skulls & Black boxes
Each level will have an optional objective. Once these objectives are complete you will notice, on your mini map, a brief flashing target will appear. Keep your eye on this location as it reveals where you will find a hidden Skull!
For video reference on each skull is see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO-4CAHkwP0


For video reference on each black box see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5Jxu6GqmWY

  • Skull: Look Daddy!
    • Mission:
      • Alpha Base (1)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 100 grunts.
  • Skull: Grunt Birthday Party
    • Mission:
      • Relic Approach (2)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 20 Jackals
  • Skull: Cowbell
    • Mission:
      • Relic Interior (3)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 45 Hunters
  • Skull: Wuv Woo
  • Skull: Fog
    • Mission:
      • Arcadia Outskirts (5)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 5 Wraiths
  • Skull: Fog
    • Mission:
      • Arcadia Outskirts (5)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 5 Wraiths
  • Skull: Sickness
    • Mission:
      • Dome of Light (6)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 50 Banshees
  • Skull: Rebel Sympathizer
    • Mission:
      • Scarab (7)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 10 Locusts
  • Skull: Rebel Supporter
    • Mission:
      • Anders' Signal (8)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 750 Infection Forms
  • Skull: Rebel Leader
    • Mission:
      • The Flood (9)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 20 Flood Stalks
  • Skull: Catch
    • Mission:
      • Shield World (10)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 350 Swarms
  • Skull: Sugar Cookies
    • Mission:
      • Cleansing (11)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 100 Sentinels

  • Skull: Boomstick
    • Mission:
      • Repairs (12)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 12 Spirit Transports
  • Skull: Pain Train
    • Mission:
      • Beachhead (13)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 10 Bomber Forms
  • Skull: Bountiful Harvest
    • Mission:
      • Reactor(14)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 20 Vampires
  • Skull: Emperor
    • Mission:
      • Escape (15)
    • Objective:
      • Kill 3 Scarabs
 

Discussion Info


Last updated July 3, 2018 Views 12 Applies to:
Achievements
  • Achievement: OMG BFF FTW
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Complete the entire campaign in Co-op mode.
  • Achievement: Thinkin' about My Doorbell
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Mission
      • 15
    • Objective:
      • You need to open the doors in level 15 in the order listed below:
        • Door 1: North of starting base
        • Door 2: Directly opposite of the first Door
        • Door 3: East of the first Door
        • Door 4: Opposite of Door 3
        • Door 5: North of Door 3
        • Door 6: Opposite of Door 5
  • Achievement: Alas, Poor Andrew Thomas
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Collect any one skull from any mission
  • Achievement: Graverobber
    • GamerScore:
      • 30
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Collect all skulls. See list of skulls and video of skull locations at the top of this post

  • Achievement: Graverobber
    • GamerScore:
      • 30
    • Type
      • Offline

  •  
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Collect all skulls. See list of skulls and video of skull locations at the top of this post

  • Achievement: Running the Show
    • GamerScore:
      • 50
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Obtained the General rank on Xbox LIVE
  • Achievement: “Hot Drop”
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline

  •  
    • Misson
      • 3
    • Objective:
      • Kill 5 covenant units with the light bridge.
  • Achievement: Battened Down the
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline

  •  
    • Misson
      • 11
    • Objective:
      • Save all Airlocks
        • This achievement should be performed on an easier difficulty as the airlocks are destroyed frequently.
        • Use your healing ability to restore Airlocks
  • Achievement: Rhino Hugger
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 6
    • Objective:
      • Successfully protected every Rhino
  • Achievement: Rhino Hugger
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 6
    • Objective:
      • Successfully protected every Rhino
  • Achievement: Walk-Off Winner

  • Achievement: No Way Home
    • GamerScore:
      • 70
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Completed act 4 on any difficulty

  • Achievement: Didn’t Get To Second Base
  • Achievement: Beaming with Pride
  • Achievement: Didn’t Get To Second Base
  • Achievement: Handy with Tools
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 12
    • Objective:
      • Repair the powercore in less than 4 mins.
        • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwPlo_0tEI0&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: Ugly is only Skin Deep
    • GamerScore:
      • 70
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Completed Act III on any difficulty
  • Achievement: The Procrastinator
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 10
    • Objective:
      • Disrupt all Tractor Beams
        • Video Guide http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wRw_sbJmZ8&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: Sweet Naptime
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 9
    • Objective:
      • Put every Colony in Hibernation Mode at the same time
        • Video Guide
        • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzBS5qCBrsk&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: Ramblin' Man
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 8
    • Objective:
      • Use Elephants to train 100 Infantry

  • Achievement: Key to Pirth
    • GamerScore:
      • 50
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Completed Act II on any difficulty

  • Achievement: Micro Manager
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 7
    • Objective:
      • Do not destroy any Power Node
        • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRDetKNERUE&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: He's Got The Jack
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Jack 6 Covenant Vehicles
        • Train and use Spartans to jack 6 covenant vehicles
        • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBl8UoehCGI&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: Crushed Colors
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • Any
    • Objective:
      • Improve your Score in any Campaign Mission


  • Achievement: Ice Warriors
    • GamerScore:
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Completed Act I on any difficulty

  • Achievement: Endless Fun
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 2
    • Objective:
      • Destroy every Methane Tank
        • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXXiwJe91rs&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: Everything's Better with Bacon
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 1
    • Objective:
      • Ram 50 Grunts with Warthogs
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a5WIk8qGR0&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: Backscratcher
    • GamerScore:
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • Any
    • Objective:
      • Complete any Campaign Mission in Co-op Mode

  • Achievement: Momma's Boy
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • Any
    • Objective:
      • Get a Gold Medal on any mission

  • Achievement: Meet Sergeant Forge
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • 1
    • Objective:
      • Completed Mission 1 on any difficulty

  • Achievement: Adjudicate the Arbiter
    • GamerScore:
      • 30
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • ALL on heroic
    • Objective:
      • Complete the Campaign on Heroic Difficulty

  • Achievement: Detour the Great Journey
    • GamerScore:
      • 50
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • All on Legendary
    • Objective:
      • Complete the Campaign on Legendary Difficulty
  • Achievement: Mr. Punctual
    • GamerScore:
      • 15
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • All on heroic
    • Objective:
      • Finish all missions under Par Time on Heroic difficulty

  • Achievement: Own Worst Enemy
    • GamerScore:
      • 20
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • Any
    • Objective:
      • Get a Gold Medal with all Debuff Skulls Active
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu8M0fxPd_c&feature=player_embedded

  • Achievement: Wall of Recognition
    • GamerScore:
      • 30
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • All
    • Objective:
      • Get a Gold Medal on every Campaign Mission

  • Achievement: Epic Grinder
    • GamerScore:
      • 40
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • Any/All
    • Objective:
      • Obtain a Lifetime Campaign Score over 1,000,000

  • Achievement: Playin' the Field
    • GamerScore:
      • 15
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a Skirmish Game with every Leader

  • Achievement: Gallivant around the Galaxy
    • GamerScore:
      • 25
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a game on every Skirmish Map

  • Achievement: Empire Builder
    • GamerScore:
      • 5
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a game in every Skirmish Game Mode

  • Achievement: Titan
    • GamerScore:
      • 15
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Get 20,000 points in any Skirmish Game
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K24maBgnfxo&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: Big Al's Scooter
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • in a Heroic Skirmish Game against the AI in under 10 minutes
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZudfaT0ixU&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: My Virtual Friends Love Me
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a 3v3 Skirmish game with 2 AI Allies
  • Achievement: 2 Bugs are Better Than 1
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a Skirmish Game with Dual Scarabs
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZFrcC09bDU&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: Penny Pincher
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Get a winning High Score with 10 or less Squads against the Heroic AI
      • Video Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZFrcC09bDU&feature=player_embedded
  • Achievement: N00b n0 M0r3
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win a Matchmade Skirmish Game on Xbox LIVE
  • Achievement: So Lonely at the Top
    • GamerScore:
      • 20
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Win and have the Highest Score in a Matchmade Skirmish Game on Xbox LIVE
  • Achievement: Basically Naive
    • GamerScore:
      • 10
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Obtain the Recruit Rank on Xbox LIVE
  • Achievement: Officer on Deck
    • GamerScore:
      • 30
    • Type
      • Online
    • Misson
      • NA
    • Objective:
      • Obtain the Lieutenant Rank on Xbox LIVE
  • Achievement: Halo Academic
    • GamerScore:
      • 15
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • Any/All
    • Objective:
      • Unlock 20 Timeline Events
  • Achievement: Halo Historian
    • GamerScore:
      • 40
    • Type
      • Offline
    • Misson
      • All
    • Objective:
      • Unlock All Timeline Events

  • Achievement: Ready for the Sequel
    • GamerScore:
      • 75
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • All
    • Objective:
      • 100% Completion
  • Achievement: 24 Hours of Quality
    • GamerScore:
      • 20
    • Type
      • Both
    • Misson
      • Any
    • Objective:
      • Play Halo Wars for at least 24 Total Hours