Halo Infinite commando rifle locations: How to get kills with the commando rifle in Halo Infinite

Where to find the commando rifle - and get some easy kills.

The Halo Infinite commando rifle is one of the more common arsenal of weapons in multiplayer.

Part of the UNSC toolset, this is an automatic rifle with heavy recoil - and can be subject to getting kills with as part of a weekly challenge.

As such, learning where to find commando rifle locations - and how to get easy commando rifle kills - is paramount to save you rely on a challenge swap to progress past it.

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Where to find commando rifle locations in Halo Infinite

The commando rifle is common in most maps, appearing regularly in the weapon points that appear in the walls near where each team spawns at the start of the match.

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These differ slightly match-to-match, but there's a strong chance the commando rifle will be among them. It should reappear there quickly too - so it's worth swinging by after every death to try and pick one up.

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Examples of the commando rifle spawning in the Den and Cafe areas of the Bazaar map.

The commando rifle can also be scavenged from dead enemies who had it equipped, and can also appear in modes such as Fracture Tenrai's Fiesta mode.


Starting the story? Learn how to download and install the Halo Infinite campaign, where is co-op in Halo Infinite and lists of skull locations, Mjolnir Armor Lockers and Spartan Cores. In multiplayer, we can help with completing weekly challenges, including those for the commando rifle, fusion coil and a killing spree. If you're looking to step up the challenge, then Halo Infinite's ranking system is waiting.


How to get easy kills with the commando rifle in Halo Infinite

Released during season 1, the commando rifle is one of the more difficult weapons to master due to its high recoil.

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Thankfully, there's a way to notch up the 'kill enemy Spartans with the commando rifle' challenge, and that's to play the Bot Bootcamp playlist. If a challenge doesn't have 'in PvP', it means bot kills count towards its progress.

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This makes this challenge much easier to complete, as bots tend to take less cover and aren't as co-ordinated as real players. They won't be sitting ducks, but should be easier fodder for your commando rifle.

If you are keen to take on real players, then we'd say that though the commando rifle zoom is tempting, we'd stay unscoped and stay at a medium range, aiming for the chest as much as possible. If you can soften then up first with a melee hit or grenade, then all the better.

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If you are particularly keen to learn how to use the commando rifle - whether for the challenge or moment-to-moment play - then remember you can visit the Academy area on the main menu, where you can test out any weapon in the game easily via the weapon drills or training mode.

The latter is particularly useful, as you can bring up a menu at any point and select weapons, bot numbers and their difficulty, to try out various scenarios to your taste.

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