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Roses vs Violets Achievement

In Halo 4's Spartan Ops mode, there are various Red vs. Blue easter eggs hidden within radios throughout the various Spartan Ops episodes.

Description[]

Certain episodes of Spartan Ops' first season have hidden UNSC radios. Shooting these radios will cause them to play Red vs. Blue's opening theme. In addition, as a consequence of triggering the easter egg, dialogue from key moments of a chapter will include humorous dialogue from the series' cast. Finding one of these easter eggs will award the Roses vs Violets achievement.

Dialogue[]

Core[]

While Crimson is defending the artifact.

  • Commander Palmer: "Fireteam Castle, this is Commander Palmer. I need an ETA on clear skies."
  • Caboose: "Seriously, the regular radio guy said he'd be right back. He's in the bathroom."

Gargarin[]

Crimson activates the first computer.

  • Caboose: "What does this button do?"
  • Church: "Caboose, don't touch anything!"
  • Caboose: "But I'm great at buttons. Oh, look at that explosion!"

Recording ends.

Crimson activates the second.

  • Church: "Oh great! You broke it!"
  • Caboose: "No. The fire broke it - ah, see? Great, now I'm on fire too now. Awesome."

Recording ends. Crimson activates the third.

  • Grif: "Hey, Simmons? What do you think this thing does?"
  • Simmons: "How would I know? It's a forty-foot, seamless monolith with one massive holographic button. It could be anything from a giant microwave oven to a weapon with enough power to-"
  • Caboose: [screaming] "I'm on fire!"
  • Simmons: "Hey, is that Caboose?"
  • Caboose: [indistinct screaming]
  • Grif: "Probably. He's on fire."
  • Caboose: [screaming] "It's like the armor! It does nothing! Ah!"[1]

Shootout in Valhalla[]

Pelicans fly in with Mantises.

  • Simmons: "Hold tight, ground forces. We are inbound with reinforcements. Don't wanna say exactly what, but you'll like 'em!"
  • Grif: "It's giant robots."
  • Simmons: "What?! Grif! You ruined the surprise! You have no flair for the dramatic."
  • Grif: "They're in battle, idiot! How dramatic do you want it to get?"

Pelicans drop Mantises.[2]

Rally Point[]

When Crimson reaches the waterfront tower.

  • Vic: "Hello? Hello? Commander Palmer, hello? Do you read me?"

Pause.

  • Commander Palmer: "What are you even doing?"

Pause

  • Vic: "Oh, come on, dude! I thought you saved my number at the party last night. You were really killin' it at the karaoke. If you know what I'm sayin', dude."

Pause.

  • Commander Palmer: "Miller? Status?"
  • Miller: "Working on it, Commander."

Pause.

  • Vic: "Yeesh! Easy there, Commander Buzzkill. I'm going to 80's night tomorrow, so hey. Give me a buzz after you save the universe and all that. Hasta luego. Luego bye bye."[3]

Spartan Thorne[]

When the equipment drop comes.

  • Sarge: "I heard you boys wanted a lift, but all I've got are these guns. I suppose you could assemble some sort of primitive gun-like vehicle out of the parts... But who knows what the insurance rate would be on that bad boy"

Several Gravity Hammers marked "Sports equipment" are dropped.

  • Sarge: "Dammit, Grif! You dropped your cargo! Now how are we supposed to play Grifball?"
  • Grif: "I think the bigger question here might be why a military vehicle was sent into battle with sports equipment?"[4]

Shut Down[]

After Crimson has reached the nukes.

  • Sarge: (mocking voice) "This is Corporal Switchback to Infinity!"
  • Commander Palmer: "Go ahead, Switchback."
  • Sarge: "Hey Infinity, is your slipspace drive running? Because you'd better go catch it!"
  • Commander Palmer: "Crimson, you're the closest responder. Fall out and help Switchback."
  • Grif: "Babba booey! Babba booey!"[5]

Engine of Destruction[]

When Crimson disables the warhead in the server room.

  • Simmons: "Private Simmons to Command! There was a huge firefight down here, and engine's all shot up! I need Maintenance ASAP!"
  • Miller: "Keep it together, marine. Spartans are on the way."
  • Simmons: (sarcastically) "Oh, great! More people with guns! I'm sure THAT'LL fix the engine!"[6]

Majestic Rescue[]

When the equipment drop comes.

  • Miller: "I'm having Dalton drop some extra gear for you now."
  • Caboose: "Six crates of elbow grease and headlight fluid inbound now."[7]

The Hammer[]

After Crimson activates a Hawk squad IFF tag.

  • Roland: "Alright, I've got a recording from a Hawk IFF tag, playing it now."
  • Elite: (speaking Sangheilian)
  • Church: "Yeah, I have absolutely no idea what you just said."
  • Elite: (speaking Sangheilian)
  • Church: "Dude, listen to me! I do not speak alien!"

Plasma fire.

  • Church: "Oh, this is such BS!"

Energy sword.

Recording ends.[8]

Seize the Power[]

When Crimson is about to board the Lich.

  • Miller: "Crimson, I can't say I think it's sane but it's the only move we've got. Get on board the Lich by any means necessary."
  • Agent Georgia: "Cool, jetpacks. That'll help us get on that ship or my name isn't Agent Georgia."[9]

References[]

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