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- Twitch streamer and Halo 2 speedrunner JerValiN have managed to accomplish something once thought impossible: a zero-death streak of Halo 2 on Legendary difficulty, with all Skulls enabled (except Envy, which gives players an advantage) .
- By successfully completing this challenge, JerValiN completed the $20,000 bounty issued by popular Twitch streamer MoistCr1TiKaL to beat Halo 2 LASO without dying.
- The race lasted six hours, 29 minutes and 44.17 seconds, and involved masterful, methodical gameplay and the incredibly deft use of jumps and glitches.
After weeks of grinding the Halo 2 campaign, Twitch streamer and Halo speedrunner JerValiN finally managed to achieve something the internet once thought impossible: a full game playthrough on legendary difficulty with all skulls enabled (except the Envy Skull, which provides Master Chief with an invisibility cloak) without no deaths. No other player has managed to achieve this feat, which means that JerValiN has officially entered the game’s history.
The community-wide race to beat Halo 2 LASO without dying began when popular Twitch streamer MoistCr1TiKaL issued a $5,000 bounty to complete the challenge end of June, which was then raised to $20,000 in July. After attempting the challenge dozens of times, JerValiN was finally able to complete it with extensive knowledge of Halo 2’s campaign systems, clever use of glitching and jumping, skillful and methodical play, and a touch of luck.
Halo 2 LASO is known to be significantly harder than any other Halo LASO campaign, mainly due to the fact that with all skulls enabled on Legendary difficulty, enemies deal insane damage and the player has virtually no health. On top of that, the combined effects of all the skulls in Halo 2 put the player at a severe disadvantage by stripping them of their heads-up display (HUD) and weapon view model, preventing them from recharging their shields without melee kills. body and reducing the amount of ammunition. they can wear. Meanwhile, all enemies get an invisibility cloak, higher rank, improved rate of fire, and the ability to spam grenades with reckless abandon. Halo 2 is also widely considered to be terribly balanced for legendary difficulty in general (I’m sure you’ve seen the Sniper Jackal memes).
Part of me seriously doubted this challenge would ever be complete, which made watching JerValiN do it live an incredible experience. Halo 2 LASO Deathless is arguably the toughest challenge in all of gaming, but in a dazzling display of skill and finesse, one man has proven it’s not impossible.
The successful run took six hours, 29 minutes and 44.17 seconds in total. You can watch the full VOD directly from JerValiN’s Twitch channel in the VOD above.