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[edit] Regular Attacks

A melee attack is when the player uses their weapon/fist or any blunt object to get a kill. Melee attacks are a staple of the Halo series and can get even the most experienced player out of the tightest of jams.

Simple use the B button (From Halo 1 through to ODST, Right Bumper in Halo Reach)) to melee attack. Be it with your Spartan's fist, a flag or bomb, or simply the butt of his rifle. A single melee attack will result in the enemies shield being instantly depleted. Hitting them again will result in an instant kill. Using your gun or fist will warrant 2 hits for a kill. Using a flag or bomb will be an OHK.

[edit] Jump Shots

It's important to note that jumping before you melee attack someone will result in a lot more damage. If the enemy has even half shield, this will kill them. A jump strike with a bomb or flag will still result in a one hit kill.

[edit] Assassinations

These are melee attacks from behind. They are always a one hit kill, no matter what you use to melee your enemy with. Holding the Melee button in Halo Reach will result in a longer and flashier animation, called an assassination. The only difference being that the player ((Spartan or Elite)) will take out a hidden knife and kill the enemy with it. Note that assassinating the enemy takes a couple of seconds, and you are not invincible while you do it, so use it wisely, because it could lead to you being killed too.

Last edited by Beta on 11 January 2011 at 10:46
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