Halo 5: Guardians Armor Mods, Power Ups and Boosts Guide

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Halo 5: Guardians Armor Mods, Power Ups and Boosts guide to help you get most benefits from the game’s multiplayer mode.

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Halo 5: Guardians Armor Mods, Power Ups and Boosts

Our guide details Armor Mods, Power-Ups, and Boosts that can be activated and used in Halo 5 multiplayer. You will find the description and how to use each one of these in the sections provided below.

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Armor Mods
These mods give you a slight advantage over your opponents and are activated using Req System in the game. However, do note that you must meet the req level requirement prior to activating them:

  • Advanced Sensors – Motion Tracker becomes available with Smart-Link
  • Auto-Medic – Increased HP recovery and shield recharge rate
  • Frag Grenade Expert – An extra frag
  • Increased Strength – Increased melee damage
  • Plasma Grenade Expert – An extra Plasma Grenade
  • Reflex Enhancers – Decreased cooldown on thruster evade
  • Speed Booster – Increased movement speed and jump
  • Splinter Grenade Expert – An extra Splinter Grenade
  • Upgraded Shields – Increased shield
  • Upgraded Thrusters – Decreased cooldown on thruster evade

Power-Ups
These also grant you player with a tactical advantage in the game. In Arena Mode, they are activated from fixed spawn location, but in Warzone Mode, they must be activated using req cards system:

  • Active Camo I – Camo provides optical masking and increased movement speed which is cancelled from offensive actions
  • Active Camo II – Camo provides optical masking and increased movement speed which is cancelled from offensive actions
  • Active Camo II – Camo provides optical masking and increased movement speed which is cancelled from offensive actions
  • Damage Boost I – Increased damge dealt by player for a short duration of time
  • Damage Boost II – Increased damge dealt by player for a short duration of time
  • Damage Boost III – Increased damge dealt by player for a short duration of time
  • Overshield I – Grants players with an extra layer of overshield which does not regenerate
  • Overshield II – Grants players with an extra layer of overshield which does not regenerate
  • Overshield III – Grants players with an extra layer of overshield which does not regenerate
  • Speed Boost I – Increases movement, reloading, assassination, and weapon switch speed
  • Speed Boost II – Increases movement, reloading, assassination, and weapon switch speed
  • Speed Boost III – Increases movement, reloading, assassination, and weapon switch speed

Boosts

Boosts can be activated before starting an Arena or a Warzone match, but have some requirements which must be met in order to activate a boost.

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Arena Mode Boosts

  • Arena RP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the RP reward
  • Arena RP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the RP reward
  • Arena RP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the RP reward
  • Arena RP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the RP reward
  • Arena XP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the XP reward
  • Arena XP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the XP reward
  • Arena XP Boost – Complete an Arena Match to acquire the XP reward
  • Arena XP Jackpot – Finish an Arena game and claim a randomized XP reward
  • Gambit: Assist – Rank in the top 50 percent for Assists and claim your XP reward. Finish closer to the top for additional XP
  • Gambit: Medal Count – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for Medal Count and acquire an XP reward
  • Gambit: Spartan Kills – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for Spartan Kills and acquire an XP reward
  • Mission: Victory – Win an Arena game and claim your XP reward
  • Mission: Victory – Win an Arena game and claim your RP reward
  • RP Jackpot – Finish an Arena game to acquire a randomized RP reward

Warzone Mode Boosts

  • Gambit: AI Kills – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for AI Kills in order to acquire an XP reward
  • Gambit: Assist – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for Assists in order to acquire an XP reward
  • Gambit: Medal Count – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for Medal Count in order to acquire an XP reward
  • Gambit: Spartan Kills – You need to rank in the top 50 percent for Spartan Kills in order to acquire an XP reward
  • Mission: Boss Kill – You need to kill a Warzone boss and complete the game
  • Mission: Boss Kill – You need to kill a Warzone boss and complete the game
  • Mission: Victory – You need to win a Warzone game to acquire the RP reward
  • Mission: Victory – You need to win a Warzone game to acquire the XP reward
  • Warzone RP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the RP reward
  • Warzone RP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the RP reward
  • Warzone RP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the RP reward
  • Warzone RP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the RP reward
  • Warzone RP Jackpot – Finish a Warzone game and claim a randomized RP reward
  • Warzone XP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the XP reward
  • Warzone XP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the XP reward
  • Warzone XP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the XP reward
  • Warzone XP Boost – You need to complete a Warzone game to acquire the XP reward
  • Warzone RP Jackpot – You need to finish a Warzone game in order to acquire a randomized XP reward