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Subject: The Official Flyable Pelican & Phantom Thread! *TUTORIAL*
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Below you will find a tutorial on how to fly the Pelican and Phantom on the level New Alexandria. Tutorial created by NS5 X.



This easteregg is actually very simple to do, below is a short tutorial I made which explains what to do...

Single Player Tutorial:

Step 1)

-You need to start the level New Alexandria from the beginning on ANY difficulty, and complete the level up until the part where you have to defend the ONI Tower near the end of the mission.

-You will need a Jetpack, you can get one from Club Errera when you destroy the Jammer there, or behind the Jammer in the Hospital.
Here is a short video showing the location of the Jetpacks at Club Errera:

http://www.bungie.net/Stats/Reach/FileDetails.aspx?fid=831117 2&player=NS5%20X

[Make sure you don't die or you'll loose the Jetpack]


Step 2)

-Once you have destroyed all the jammers, have a Jetpack, and told to defend ONI Tower (the final mission objective), you need to fly over to Club Errera in a Falcon. Now, watch this video and do what I do in the video:
(There is a text-summary below if you can't view the video)

Bungie.net Video:
http://www.bungie.net/Stats/Reach/FileDetails.aspx?fid=831185 8&player=NS5%20X

YouTube Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGefZaWFT7c

^Both links lead to the same video^


Step 3) *Optional*

If you want AI Marines to fire the nose-gun on the Pelican or Phantom, follow this step...

-Before you fly through the hole-building, drop the marines off that are in your Falcon on a rooftop. Now fly through the hole-building. Once you have your Pelican/Phantom, return and land on the rooftop and the Marines will automatically get in. Marines can control the Pelican & Phantoms nose-turrets, and sit in the back of the Pelican.

-If you want your friend to control the main gun on the Pelican, have them crouch on the right-hand side of the cockpit whilst holding X. To sit in the cargo bay, they need to stand next to the rear door and hold X.
-Friends cannot control the Phantoms nose-turret but they can go on the side-turrets.





Summary of the Video

Requirements:
-Jetpack
-Falcon
-Destroyed all Jammers and are told to defend/evacuate ONI Tower

1) Go to Club Errera, and notice this building. Fly around to the right hand-side of the building, fly towards the nook in the wall you see in the right-hand side of the image.

2) Land the Falcon so that both propellers are resting on the small ledge, then exit the Falcon and immediately hold the Jetpack button and fly onto the ledge. Once your Jetpack has recharged, jetpack up to the switch and Press X to activate it. Fly back down to the ledge, and get in your Falcon.

3) Now fly to the building with a hole through it, and fly through the top half of the hole. If you are in a Falcon you will get a Pelican, if you're in a Banshee you will get a Phantom.



FAQ:


Q: What happens if I exit a Pelican/Phantom?
A: If you get out the Pelican, it dissapears, you cannot exit the Phantom unless you commit suicide by flying low.


Q: Do the nose-turrets on the Pelican/Phantom work?
A: Yes. However you can't fly and shoot. You need to get an AI Marine or a team-mate to shoot:

Marines: Drop some marines off on a rooftop from your Falcon, then return in a Pelican/Phamtom and land on the rooftop, the marines will automatically get in the Pelican/Phantom, 1 Marine controls the nose-turret, other marines will sit in the cargo bay of the Pelican.

Team-mates: Your team-mates can control the Pelican's nose-turret, but not the Phantoms. To control the Pelicans turret, they need to crouch on the right-hand side of the exterior cockpit, whilst holding X.


Q: I'm controlling the Pelican's main gun, but all I can see is blackness
A: The blackness you're seeing is the inside of the turret, but there is a solution - have the pilot land of a rooftop, so that the nose-turret is touching the floor, then have the person in the turret to shoot the floor a few times. The turret should become invisible and give the shooter a 360-degree view.


Q: Can my friends control the side-turrets on the Phantom?
A: Yes, but be careful, the Phantom doesn't collide with buildings, so if you go through a building they might die.


Q: How do I get a Banshee?
A: Land on a rooftop and wait for one to come close to you, Jetpack to it and Hijack it.


Q: Can I do this with other people?
A: Yep, you can do it in co-op campaign. Each player can get their own Pelican/Phantom if they fly through the hole after somebody activates the switch.


Q: Where can I fly?
A: When you activate the switch, all the level boundaries get removed, so you can fly pretty much anywhere you want, except low-down in the fog, this will still kill you.



The following controls are intended for the "Default" button layout.

Pelican Controls

Left Thumbstick - Movement
Right Thumbstick - Rotation
Left Bumper - Descent
Right Bumper - Ascend
Left Trigger - None
Right Trigger - None
X - Exit vehicle

Phantom Controls

Left Thumbstick - Movement
Right Thumbstick - Rotation
Left Bumper - Descent
Right Bumper - Ascend
Left Trigger - Boost
Right Trigger - None
X - None





If you have any questions post them here, I'll do my best to answer all of them.

Also, what do you think of these vehicles? Would you like them to be in future DLC Maps? Leave a comment saying what you think, if it gets enough attention it might actually happen :]




[Edited on 10.31.2011 4:32 PM PDT]

  • 10.29.2010 5:38 PM PST
Subject: // The Unofficial Flyable-Pelican Finding Thread! *UPDATED 30 Oct* \\

Stosh hates toast!

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OMG we need to find it guys!
Start searching!

Edit:
Ok if im sure, the Pelican we will be able to pilot could be one of the ones flying around the city/ or the ones that come to pick up the survivors in buildings etc.

Or, probably the last mission objective, which is to clear the way for the 3 pelicans to escape. As I have also been searching, I noticed that of those 3 pelicans, 2 of them are completely inside the garage, which are not reachable cause theres a barrier, but the third pelican is half out of the garage, which makes you reach it perfectly, still the option of riding is still not available. Probably if we find those switches?

Other finds I had:
- 3 openable doors (on top of some buildings) which lead to empty rooms, weird, probably nothing.
- I found out after activating the mysterious third switch (the one that appears after going up and down of the elevator, video up here) the second switch of the Disco, which activates The siege of madrigal theme song, was there, still, the first switch that activates the enemys to dance was not there (I did this on normal, which is weird cause the Disco switch only appears in Legendary). This switch could have a secondary use?

Other random finds:
- Strange elite drawing on a wall, i´ll upload picture later.
- I don´t know if anyone noticed, but the Falcons passenger seats are now available in this level. Yes, you can now have a Pilot, 2 gunners, and 2 passengers!

Lets keep searching!

[Edited on 10.30.2010 12:41 PM PDT]

  • 10.29.2010 5:39 PM PST
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This actually looks promising now

[Edited on 10.30.2010 2:12 PM PDT]

  • 10.29.2010 5:39 PM PST
Subject: The Official Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!
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Somewhere on YouTube there's a video of a weird random hologram switch in the middle of the level.

  • 10.29.2010 5:40 PM PST
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Posted by: AwesomePie
the UN-offical, you don't own bungie.


Fixed

  • 10.29.2010 5:40 PM PST

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What makes this thread official?

  • 10.29.2010 5:40 PM PST
Subject: The UnOfficial Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!
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"Right place at the right time." ~ The level has a random element to it. You have to be lucky and get the right order of objectives before you can start activating switches.

  • 10.29.2010 5:40 PM PST
Subject: The Unofficial Flyable Pelican & Phantom Thread! *TUTORIAL*

why can't i put up images :(

thanks!

[Edited on 10.31.2010 12:00 PM PDT]

  • 10.29.2010 5:41 PM PST
Subject: The UnOfficial Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!

"Imagination is more important than knowledge"

Just cause it shows a picture of New Alexandria... doesnt mean its on that level

  • 10.29.2010 5:43 PM PST
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Posted by: FleetAdmiralBob
"Right place at the right time." ~ The level has a random element to it. You have to be lucky and get the right order of objectives before you can start activating switches.


Im suprised nobody has come across this yet, must be very tricky to do...

  • 10.29.2010 5:43 PM PST

"There is no time for peace. No respite. No forgiveness. There is only WAR!"

Posted by: FleetAdmiralBob
"Right place at the right time." ~ The level has a random element to it. You have to be lucky and get the right order of objectives before you can start activating switches.


what he said, "Right place at the right time.", either you have a time limit to reach the switch(S) or it only appears between two objectives, or it could even be a combination of the two

  • 10.29.2010 5:44 PM PST
Subject: The Official Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!

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  • 10.29.2010 5:45 PM PST
Subject: The UnOfficial Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!

very interesting topic

saving this for sure

  • 10.29.2010 5:45 PM PST
Subject: The Official Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!

My Favorite Color Is 7

found it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSE4qCjNzvU

  • 10.29.2010 5:46 PM PST

One ring to rule them all, one ring to find them,
One ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the land of Mordor where the shadows lie

Posted by: iMushu
Somewhere on YouTube there's a video of a weird random hologram switch in the middle of the level.

We NEED that video ASAP!

  • 10.29.2010 5:47 PM PST
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Posted by: GeneraI Grunt
found it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSE4qCjNzvU


What exactly does that do?

  • 10.29.2010 5:49 PM PST
Subject: The UnOfficial Flyable-Pelican finding Thread!

You can't spell "Slaughter" without "Laughter"

There is a hidden pelican on exodus...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYTA3oEXoec

  • 10.29.2010 5:49 PM PST
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Were It So Easy

There will never, EVER, be a flyable pellican. but, a good thread at that. nobody has brought up something like this in a while. Saved

  • 10.29.2010 5:50 PM PST

Hi im Phanact and I am the leader of "The Reach Review". Its a show where me and my friends review pro halo maps made in forge and get the forgers who are really good more known

http://i983.photobucket.com/albums/ae312/phanact/whitebalance .jpg?t=1288399643
I made as much of the black as viewable as I could, hope it helps

[Edited on 10.29.2010 5:53 PM PDT]

  • 10.29.2010 5:50 PM PST
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Posted by: NobleSabre
There will never, EVER, be a flyable pellican. but, a good thread at that. nobody has brought up something like this in a while. Saved


What? But Bungie just said we CAN fly it...?

  • 10.29.2010 5:50 PM PST


Posted by: NobleSabre
There will never, EVER, be a flyable pellican. but, a good thread at that. nobody has brought up something like this in a while. Saved


He comments... He Fails!!

  • 10.29.2010 5:51 PM PST

Posted by: NobleSabre
There will never, EVER, be a flyable pellican. but, a good thread at that. nobody has brought up something like this in a while. Saved


Boy you a dumb mother-blam!- ain't ya?

  • 10.29.2010 5:52 PM PST