The Sword Spree medal resembles an energy sword superimposed on a blue circular background on top of a four pointed steel star; it is awarded to individuals after killing 5 opponents in a row without dying using an energy sword on multiplayer matchmaking or in Firefight or Campaign in Halo: Reach. The Sword Spree medal is the first of the energy sword spree medals. This medal can be awarded on any gametype containing an energy sword.
- The easiest playlist to earn the Sword Spree medal in Halo: Reach is Grifball. This is due to all players having swords with an infinite amount of energy/ammunition. The individual should try to avoid players with gravity hammers and aim for the player carrying the bomb as they are most vulnerable and easiest to kill with the sword.
- The easiest gametype to earn the Sword Spree medal in Halo 3 is Swords as all players are given swords with an infinite amount of energy/ammunition. The player should avoid densely populated areas of the map where they are at risk from being hit by multiple foes. Whilst it is considered unsportsman like, if the player camps, it is possible to avoid dying and to gain the medal.