Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Walkthrough

Table of Contents

  • The Pillar of Autumn
  • Halo
  • Truth and Reconciliation
  • The Silent Cartographer
  • Assault on the Enemy Command
  • 343 Guilty Spark
  • The Library
  • Two Betrayals
  • Keyes
  • The Maw
  • The Pillar of Autumn

    1. First you’ll follow some basic instructions to get oriented. Use the right stick to look around and then hop out with the X button. Run around to get adjusted to the controls if necessary, then move to the red square to choose if you want inverted or regular viewing controls. Now move to the other side of the room to get your shields.
    2. Once the action actually starts, follow your guide, then go back a little ways and climb over the pipes. Hang a right and go through two doors, then you’ll break out into an open area where there is combat to your left. Follow the men and look for a door on your left to move through. Hit your flashlight if you need it (LB) and open the next door and a close call.
    3. One more door and you’ll see some more crossfire and then you can follow a marine to your goal.
    4. Now you have a gun and a mission! Head out and to the left to face your first combat…evolved. You’ll face three shorties, and remember that the X button reloads. Head straight into the next room to pick up an assault rifle and face your first alien soldier. After that, face right and take on a wave of bad guys, but it’s a nice warm up, nothing worse. Head through the door on the left side of the big room to get in behind the shorties and their shield and mop them up. Then move on through the opening, around a corridor, and get the drop on another soldier. From there, move on and to the right to find another corridor where an explosion will lead to another wave of troops.
    5. Enter the boarding craft to find an overshield, then proceed around the corner to the left to enter a dark corridor, face a few more bad guys, and proceed. Entering the next section, hang to the right to get the drop on the next wave, then move around the right corner to face a few more shorties. Hang two quick rights, then head straight toward an explosion to get behind another wave of bad guys. Get around another corner for another light wave of guys, and look for another boarding craft with overshields in it.
    6. Head through a dark corridor to face a few more soldiers, and then you’ll move past a few barrels into an area with steps that reach a level above you. There are a few shorties and two soldiers in here, so don’t rush in if you don’t want to take some damage. Otherwise, clear them out and move on. You’ll move into a dark corridor and then another space with no shortage of shorties to pick off. At the end you’ll face a soldier.
    7. Head down the next corridor to see the combat occuring outside, and you’ll get some advice from Cortana. Follow the hallway, clear up a few shorties, and then you’ll recieve a nav point to follow. Keep heading left in the tunnels until the motion tracker comes online. When you reach the end of the path, backtrack just a short ways and look for a green light on a door. Exit here.
    8. It’ll still be dark, but on the other side of this space you’ll be taught how to melee to break through a busted door. Follow the bad guys until you kill the last soldier, then head down a passage to your right. Follow the path to where you started out, and then you’ll see a series of explosion. Hang a right down a passage with some shorties, and look for a door into the access tunnels on the left at the end.
    9. Follow the tunnel and hang two lefts to see the door marked green for exiting. Be warned, there are shorties in the tunnels. Then head left into the main space for a big group of shorties At the end will be two soldiers, then around the left corner you’ll see your first elite soldier, dressed in red. Once the bad guys are cleared out, you’ll board the lifeboat and the mission is over.
    10. ACHIEVEMENT: You earn the Pillar of Autumn achievement for 25 points for escaping the collapsing ship.

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    12 Comments on Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Walkthrough

    harold johnstone

    On November 24, 2011 at 12:57 am

    very well written and easy to follow thank you,.


    On December 12, 2011 at 11:56 am

    Very well done! Never played the original and I just bought this and a 360 slim so thanks!


    On December 16, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    Thank you so very much for making this walk through so easy to follow. I was continually getting stuck on the 343 Guilty Spark because of all the similar floors and also on the level before that – Assault on the Enemy Command, and being an older person (grandmother), it was confusing. I really wanted to be able to show my grand kids that their old Grandma could play Halo too, since they love Halo. LOL!! And again, your walk through explained it so easily and I am having fun now with the game and my grand kids. They think their “me-ma” is now cool. I THANK YOU for that. Do have a nice evening.


    On December 23, 2011 at 1:00 am

    im stuck on two betrayals tryin to get to the elevator you are speaking of, and the door i need to go through is locked, or i cant fnd a way to get the elevator up to me. help plz!!!

    Mountain Dew

    On December 26, 2011 at 3:40 am

    Interesting. The walkthrough is uninformative at parts, leaving out vital objectives and events. The wording is also incorrect – the enemies are called ‘Grunt’, ‘Jackal’, ‘Elite Minor,’ ‘Elite Major,’ ‘Elite Honour Guard,’ and ‘Hunter’.
    It is, however, helpful – would be lost without it


    On February 8, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Thx, i got stuck at where to go to get to engineering from the armory. also the fist hog on the left is right side up and ready to roll.


    On February 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    thank you, your walkthrough was very easy to follow. I would have never had crossed that bridge!


    On February 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    Thanks so much your walk through is do clear and easy to follow.

    Keith C

    On September 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    You should mention what difficulty it’s for. It’s clearly not written with heroic or legendary in mind


    On January 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    on the 343 level i cant find red lights at end


    On April 20, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    in escape the elevator crashes to the bottom wtf and i die trying to get down help please

    matthew bub

    On August 2, 2013 at 6:40 am

    Do you have a legendary walkthrough?