It was only a matter of time before even the most clandestine UNSC operations were thrust into the public eye.[1]

Countdown is a symmetrical multiplayer map in Halo: Reach.[2] The map is set in the Sabre launch facility featured in the campaign level Long Night of Solace. It was previewed in detail in an IGN Montage on the multiplayer maps in Halo: Reach.


  • Tech Stairs
  • Balcony
  • Pipe Stairs
  • Catwalk
  • Second Floor
  • Third Floor
  • Big Door
  • Launch Pad
  • Ventilation
  • Big Door
  • Pipe Hall


Image Location
Reach T1 Plas Grenade Plasma Grenades: Bottom of Tech Stairs & Pipe Stairs
Designated Marksman Rifle DMR: Leaning against gray arches directly NE & NW of Big Door, Leaning between Tech Hall & Launch Pad, Leaning between Pipe Hall & Launch Pad
HaloReach M45 Tactical Shotgun Shotgun: Between the 3 vents in Ventilation
HReach-EnergySword-Profile Energy Sword: On Catwalk
Needler HR Needler: In doorways between Big Door and Second Floor
HReach-T31NeedleRifleSide Needle Rifle: Top of Tech & Pipe Stairs by Second Floor doorway
HaloReach-ConcussionRifle-Profile Concussion Rifle: On the platform in Balcony


  • The Sabre found on the map does not have its multiple stage boosters attached.




  1. Countdown Preview
  2. Forge World ViDoc Screenshot

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