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"A wide assortment of non-Slayer objective games. Mix things up a bit, with a team or with an entire party."
—In-game description for Halo 3's Social Skirmish playlist

Social Skirmish is a Halo 3 playlist with various non-slayer games and focuses on objective games such as Assault, Capture the Flag, VIP, Territories, and variants of those gametypes. Teams consist of four to five players with a max party size of ten.


Maps played in Social Skirmish

Note: All maps have equal chance of being selected

Gametypes played in Social Skirmish

  • One Flag CTF (15.3%) - Round based Capture the Flag, one team has a flag while the other attempt to capture it. Most captures after four rounds wins. Four minute round time limit.
  • Multi Flag CTF (18.7%) - Both teams are attempting to capture the other team's flag. First to three captures wins. 20 minute match time limit.
  • One Bomb (12.4%) - Teams take turns attempting to plant a bomb in the opposing team's base. Most detonations after four rounds wins. Four minute round time limit.
  • Neutral Assault (14.4%) - Teams vie for a single bomb, attempting to plant it in the opposing team's base. First to three detonations wins. 20 minute match time limit.
  • VIP (2.9%, Skipped after veto) - One player on each team is designated "VIP." Killing this player earns points for the opposing team. 10 points to win. VIP traits: 90% damage resistance, 2x shield multiplier, 50% shield recharge, passenger only in vehicles, waypoint visible to everyone. 12 minute match time limit.
  • One Sided VIP (1.4%, Skipped after veto) - One player on one team is designated "VIP." The defending team must protect their VIP while the attacking team attempts to score points by killing the VIP. VIP traits: Magnum primary, cannot drive vehicles. Round ends after VIP is killed or after time limit is up. Highest score after 4 rounds wins. Three minute round time limit.
  • Territories (19.1%) - One team defends as the other team attempts to capture territories. Team with most territories captured after four rounds wins. Four minute round time limit.
  • Land Grab (15.8%) - Both teams must attempt to take as many territories they can. The team with the most territories captured after three rounds wins. Territories are locked upon capture and cannot be captured by the opposite team (locks reset at the end of each round). 30 uncontested seconds within a territory to capture. Three minute round time limit.
Multiplayer Game Types
Slayer: Team Slayer | Rockets | Swords | Snipers | Phantoms | Elimination | Slayer Variants
King of the Hill: King | Team King | Phantom King | Crazy King | Team Crazy King | King of the Hill Variants
Oddball: Rocketball | Swordball | Team Ball | Low Ball | Fiesta | Ninjaball | Oddball Variants
Juggernaut: 2 on 1 | 3 on 1 | Ninjanaut | Phantom Fodder | Dreadnaut | Juggernaut Variants
Capture the Flag: Multi Flag CTF | CTF Classic | 1 Flag CTF | 1 Flag CTF Fast
Assault: Multi Bomb | Single Bomb | Single Bomb Fast | Neutral Bomb | Blast Resort | Assault Variants
Territories: 3 Plots | Land Grab | Gold Rush | Control Issues | Contention | Territories Variants
VIP: Escort | Influential VIP | One Sided VIP | Rocket Race | VIP Variants
Infection: Alpha Zombie | Hide and Seek | Save One Bullet | Infection Variants
Halo 2 ranked playlists: Double Team | Team Slayer | Team Skirmish | Team Snipers | Team Hardcore | H2 Challenge
Halo 2 unranked playlists: Rumble Pit | Team Training | Big Team Battle | Team SWAT
Halo 3 ranked playlists: Lone Wolves | Team Slayer | Team Objective | Team Doubles | Squad Battle | Team SWAT | Team Snipers | MLG
Halo 3 social playlists: Rumble Pit | Social Slayer | Social Skirmish | Big Team Social | Multi-Team | Social Team DLC | Team Mythic | Action Sack
Halo 3 other playlists: Basic Training

Halo 3 Double EXP weekends : Grifball | 3 Ball | Team Flag | Living Dead | Team Melee | Team Snipers | Team SWAT

This article uses material from the "Social Skirmish" article on the Halo wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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