Sword Base is a vertically oriented interior map loaded with twisting corridors and elevators. Bridges connect the two four-story sides, criss-crossing a wide open, canyon-like space in the middle of the map where the bodies inevitably pile up.
Above: The back stairs (lower right) make for a quick and easy flanking move
Best match types: SWAT, Elite Slayer
The best way to get the most out of your Armor Power is to pair it with the appropriate weapon. Here are the locations of the key weapons on Powerhouse.
Above: It's in a little alcove on level 2a
Above: It's waiting for you on the walkway in the center of the map
Above: It's under the staircase on level 4a
Above: It's at the base of the right-hand pillar at the end of the central chamber
Check back throughout the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta as we'll be updating this guide with new maps, modes and strategies!
May 4, 2010