What would a Spartan be without his armor? and you know it is important when you are up against other Spartans in Halo 4 multiplayer. Read this Halo 4 Armor Sets Unlock guide to choose which one suits your style best.
Halo 4 Armor Sets Unlock
You can Unlock Armor Sets/Pieces by increasing your SR (Spartan Rank) which increases slowly over time as you earn more XP. Completing the single-player campaign can reward you some armor pieces.
You can also make use of the specialization progression to unlock some of these defensive suits. Now Let’s have a look which armor pieces can be unlocked in different ways:
Unlocks Through Rank Progression
You will have it as a starting armor.
You will have to rank up to 8 (spartan rank).
You can Air Assault Armor after you have reached Rank 11.
To look like a soldier, Rank 15 is the requirement.
Aviator armor will be unlocked at rank 17.
You can unlock it at rank 21.
The Recon armor will be made available at rank 26.
You can unlock it after you have reached rank 27.
SR 37 is the requirement to unlock this armor.
Rank up to SR 38 and you will have this armor.
Unlock it at rank SR 41.
Rank up to SR-42 to unlock it.
Reach SR 43 level to unlock the Hazop armor.
SR 45 level is the requirement to unlock it.
To go Oceanic, you will have to reach level 47
After you have reached SR 50, you can have this armor.
Unlocks Through Accommodations
Complete the campaign on Legendary (Solo or Co-op) online.
Completing Dominion Victory Master
Completing Slayer Victory Master
Completing Spartan Slayer Master with 2400 Kill Medals
Completing Combat Opportunity Master with 500 medals
Completing Assassin Master with 50 Assassination medals.
Completing UNSC Load out Master
Completing Hail of Death Master with 60 ordinance drops
Completing Multikill Master with 500 medals
Completing Bullet in the Brain Master with 1600 Headshot medals
Killing Spree Master with 400 killing spree medals
Completing Covenant Load out Master
Completing Forerunner Load out Master
Completing Turret Master with 250 kills with turret
Completing Weapon Master
Completing Covenant Destroyer
Completing Wheelman Master with 500 medals
Air Assault Verg
Completing Vehicle Master
Completing Backstab Master with 100 assassination medals (campaign)
Completing Protector Master with 100 protector medals
Completing Hail to the king Master
Completing Flag Victory Master
Completing Oddball Victory Master
Completing Flood Victory Master
Contoured Arms CHVR
Completing Perfection Master
Recruit Legs Tiger
Completing Exterminator Master with 18 extermination medals
Completing Close Quarters Master with 1000 close quarter medals
Contoured Legs CHVR
Completing Payback Master with 1000 revenge medals
It’s your starting stance.
Get to SR 10 to unlock it.
SR 32 is the requirement to unlock this armor.
You need to level up to 50 to get this stance.
Be the UNSC Weapons Master and you can unlock the Breach.
Earn covenant Ordnance Mastery to unlock it.
Forerunner Ordnance Mastery is the requirement to unlock it.
Get to the first strike master to unlock this stance.
Visor Recruit (Blue)
It’s your starting equipment.
Visor Solar (Red)
Unlock it at SR 20.
Visor Frost (White)
Unlock it at SR 29.
Visor Midnight (Black)
Get it unlocked at SR 46.
Visor Legendary (Gold)
You need to complete the campaign on Legendary difficulty regardless you play it solo or co-op.
Visor Blindside (Dark Red)
You need to be an Avenger Master to unlock this visor.
Visor Cyan (Light Blue)
You can have it after you are From the Brink Master.
Visor Verdant (Green)
Be a Splatter Master to unlock it.
Visor Sunspot (Purple & Blue)
Want to go purple? Be an Assistant Master to get it as a reward.