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Halo 4 Grifball

Halo 4 was the first game where Grifball was included as its own stand-alone gametype. 343 Industries consulted with long-time Grifballers while developing the game to help make the Grifball experience as awesome as possible. 343 also asked GrifballHub to showcase the gametype publicly for the first time at PAX 2012.

The Halo 4 Grifball playlist went live in January 2013, two months after the game launched. The playlist is maintained by GrifballHub and 343 Industries, and every map and gametype that is submitted to 343 Industries for inclusion in the playlist comes from the GrifballHub community.

Halo 4 Grifball Maps

If you would like to submit your Grifball map for possible inclusion in matchmaking, or you need help making your Grifball court, please see our Grifball map forum. Forge experts runNOKYARDrun and Nuclear Taco 42 will be happy to help!

Halo 4 Grifball Gametypes

  • Grifball - This is a gametype meant to loosely mimic the default Halo 4 Grifball gametype included on the disc. It is one timed, continuous round with auto-pickup turned on. Every time a team scores the ball is placed back in the center of the court without the round ending. The first team to score five points wins.
  • Grifball Pro - This gametype is meant to mimic Grifball League settings. It is five timed rounds with auto-pickup turned off. Every time a team scores the round ends. The first team to score three points has won the match.

Halo Reach Grifball

Though grifball first made an appearance in Halo Reach matchmaking in January, it wasn't until February 8th, 2011 that it officially became a permanent playlist.

Halo Reach Grifball Maps

You can see screenshots from the maps currently in Grifball matchmaking. If you'd like to download them to use for custom games, they can be found spread out between two file sets - Grifball Matchmaking 1 or Grifball Matchmaking 2.

Halo Reach Grifball Gametypes

  • Grifball - This is a gametype meant to loosely mimic Halo 3 style grifball.
  • Grifball Dash - Grifball with the addition of the evade armor ability. Intended for larger maps, like The View and Cliffside.
  • Blargball - Think of this as the Vanilla variety of grifball for Elites.
  • Zealot Blargball - Comparable to Grifball Evolved. Forced elites with the evade armor ability. Played on the larger Blargball maps.
  • Jump Pack Grifball - Grifball with jetpacks. In this version of jetpack grifball, the armor ability is NOT unlimited. Use it sparingly.
  • Jetpack Grifball - Grifball with unlimited jet packs and most importantly, flaming feet!