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Halo: Reach Multiplayer Map Guide

Pinnacle

Map coming soon!

Suggested Ability: Hologram


Above: Holograms are a great way to lose pursuers

Pinnacle consists of a couple of towers overlooking a wide open central area and a handful of bottleneck bridges. As a result, it can be hard to move around at all without being shot at by someone wielding a DMR or sniper rifle. Use your hologram to test the waters before leaving cover or to bait snipers into revealing their location.

 

Major Weapon Locations

A sniper rifle is on this platform

A sniper rifle rests here just next to the grass path

The shotgun is in this corner

The rocket launcher is lying down here between the vent and the teleporter

 

Health Locations

Inside this tower

Against the wall near the grass path

Near this DMR

 

Map Tips

• There are two sniper rifles on this relatively small map, so try and make use of them.

•  You can rack up plenty of kills by not going for a vantage point at all. Lurking quietly around the lower paths is relatively safe and you can surprise players passing through.

• Instead of heading up this ramp, stay here at the bottom (crouched to avoid showing up on radar) and pick off those coming from the center of the map.

• This area with the rocket launcher and teleporter is often overlooked and is a pretty safe area to catch your breath. You need to leap off the ledge above to reach it. You can also cower in the corner locked in the fetal position if your horrible k/d spread is dragging your team down.

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18 comments

  • ProR2D2 - March 21, 2011 8:11 a.m.

    AWESOME GUIDE!!
  • halojunkie - October 24, 2010 10:36 p.m.

    on the cage map the lower level is great for stratgey on teammate uses armor lock and sticky gernades while the other player hides near the ramp near the left.
  • jaklar - October 5, 2010 3:41 p.m.

    Pretty slick Halo Reach guide for iPhone, has a ton of stuff: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/guide-for-halo-reach-legendary/id393751531?mt=8
  • Limbo - September 22, 2010 5:09 a.m.

    The best strategy for Zealot in Slayer gametypes is to have your whole team go into space, especially if its a DMR mode. Have one player right under the central lift (yellow), one player standing in between the red and blue lifts on the raised area, and one player on each pillar next to the red and blue lifts. Any player from the other team that goes up a lift will be instantly visible to at least three players. Players that jetpack through the ground will be instantly visible to all players. Since there are no power weapons besides the sword (useless in space due to reduced speed), you will be near unstoppable. The only thing that should ever kill you is a needler, which will only kill one player, leaving you with three still up there while he returns. This takes a lot of teamwork to work. It is also probably the cheapest thing possible in a Halo game ever. However, it is hilarious to see the other team get absolutely murdered 50-0 and then hear little kids scream at you in the lobby for beating them so badly. The reward is definitely worth being a noob for a game.
  • elpurplemonkey - September 21, 2010 4:45 a.m.

    Good guide, these tips are actually pretty helpful. I never would have thought to go for the hologram on Zealot.
  • Bipes - September 19, 2010 6:37 p.m.

    I Like how you dont put this with the Halo: Reach features so everyone wont see your score
  • listerinemarine - September 19, 2010 2:29 p.m.

    This actually helps a lot. Gracias. Also: fuuuuuuuggin adbots.
  • Dragonflame - September 18, 2010 7:19 p.m.

    Well i do prefer the Armor Lock ability over anything else. Trained with it in Beta and still running smoothly. Yet to have minus in my Kill/Death spread :)
  • Slayer11496 - September 18, 2010 6 p.m.

    reach awesome....
  • csmirk - September 20, 2010 5:20 p.m.

    on powerhouse the focus rifle is a sniper thats in slayer i don't know if its different in other game types
  • Spybreak8 - September 19, 2010 10:56 p.m.

    Nice, I always like to know where to go. Also check out Bungie.net and look at their heatmaps, really good info on where to not find yourself during a match. Most of the time it looks like open areas are actually better with survivability compared to close quarter interior places but eh that's odd to see.
  • Mohawkman97 - September 19, 2010 4:33 p.m.

    great article! I NEED MOAR REACH!!!
  • MaxxamusTime - September 19, 2010 12:58 a.m.

    This article is almost as good as the stragey guide thanks.
  • DrRock - September 18, 2010 11:10 p.m.

    @Dragonflame I use Armor Lock as well. I need to get better with it though. Jetpack and Lock were the two things I primarely used in the beta.
  • chrisgidy - September 18, 2010 11 p.m.

    I want this game! But im a poor person :'(
  • DrRock - September 18, 2010 7:06 p.m.

    This is sweet. My son and I will get good use out of these map guides. Thx
  • Jamahl - September 18, 2010 6:40 p.m.

    Most people don't seem to know about not showing up on radar when crouched, period! >.>
  • FlyinHawaiian13 - September 18, 2010 6:33 p.m.

    People don't seem to know that they show up on the radar when they use the elevator on Reflections. Even if your crouched you still show up so if you're on the balcony sniping one stick should take care of them.

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