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    Covenant

    Team » Covenant appears in 43 issues.

    The Covenant have long been at war with the UNSC(United Nations Space Command) to activate the Halo rings; a weapon of mass destruction designed to destroy an entire galaxy's living beings to eradicate the Flood's food source to kill them off.

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    Origin

    The Covenant is a Theocratic Hegemony made up of many alien species and alliances that maintain control over a large portion of the the Milky Way Galaxy, supposedly first appearing in 938 BC. They viewed Humans as a threat to their beliefs and the Great Journey, and referred themselves as "the instruments" in destroying/eradicating Humans from existence. Thus, the Human-Covenant (soon developing to the Human-Covenant-Flood) War began. Despite their superior technology from the UNSC, they were soon defeated from internal conflicts, such as the Species rivalry and betrayal of the Sangheili (commonly known as Elites). Another marking of their internal conflict was the Flood infestation of the High Charity, a Covenant space-ship. Although the Covenant officially lost the war, they still do battle against the Humans/UNSC, but are less organized due to the loss of all their Prophets (Regret, Mercy, Truth). Their religion and society alike are heavily based on their ancient ancestors : The Forerunners. Their technology is also similar and inspired by the vastly superior technology of the Forerunners.

    Current Events

    Covenant Elites, as shown in Halo Wars.
    Covenant Elites, as shown in Halo Wars.

    The Covenant (Empire) are shown in every single Halo video game, and their latest appearance was in Halo 4. However, they are shown again in Halo 4, although they are no longer one of the main enemies/antagonists, but merely as cannon fodder or a sub-enemy. The Forerunners seem to be the main antagonists as of Halo 4, as well as the Didact. They have sided with the Prometheans.

    Appearances

    Halo : Combat Evolved

    Halo 2

    Halo 3

    Halo 3 : ODST

    Halo Wars

    Halo Wars Genesis

    Halo : Reach

    Halo 4

    Halo: Uprising

    Halo: Blood Line

    Halo Graphic Novel

    Halo Legends

    Halo: Helljumper

    Halo : Ghosts of Onyx

    Halo : Fall of Reach

    Halo : Contact Harvest

    Halo : First Strike

    Halo : Evolution

    Halo Encyclopedia

    Vehicles

    Ghost (ground vehicle)

    Spectre (ground vehicle)

    Shadow (ground vehicle)

    Wraith (tank)

    Anti-Air Wraith (tank/anti-air)

    Brute Chopper (ground vehicle)

    Brute Prowler (ground vehicle)

    Locust (semi-ground vehicle)

    Scarab (huge assault ground/anti-air vehicle_

    Banshee (airship)

    Spirit Dropship (airship)

    Phantom Dropship (airship)

    Troopers

    Covenant Species and soldiers

    Brutes

    Brute Captain
    Brute Captain

    The Brute's first appearance is in the Halo novel Halo Operation first strike. They are special elite guards for the Prophets. The brutes are led by a certain leader called the Chieftain. The first Chieftain ever accounted was the brute Tartarus. Each Chieftain is granted a hammer and a type of energy field around them.

    Brute Weapons

    • Brute Plasma Rifle
    • Brute Spiker
    • Brute Shot
    • Covenant Carbine
    • Gravity Hammer
    • Plasma Cannon
    • Fuel Rod Cannon
    • Mauler
    • Particle Beam Rifle
    • Plasma Rifle
    • Plasma grenade
    • Spike Grenade
    • Incendiary (Fire) Grenade

    Drones

    Drone Grunt
    Drone Grunt

    The drones was a free race until the Covenant enslave them into becoming soldiers for the Covenant Fleet. They usually travel in swarms to attack its opponent. The only rank that they reach is "Grunt". The reason why that is because they get killed to much.

    • Drone Weapons
    • Plasma Pistol
    • Needler

    Elites

    Elite Minor
    Elite Minor

    The Elites are the most common soldiers of the Covenant Fleet. Elites are very strong and fast and they also have the ability to cloak. Elites are ranked by the color of their armour.

    • Elite Weapons
    • Plasma Rifle
    • Needler
    • Covenant Carbine
    • Particle Beam Rifle
    • Plasma Pistol
    • Fuel Rod cannon
    • Energy sword
    • Plasma Grenade

    Jackals

    Jackal
    Jackal

    Since there sight is very immense the jackals are the sharpshooters of the Covenant fleet. The jackals lack durability because of this they usually deploy energy shields from most impact.

    Jackal Weapons

    • Particle Beam Rifle
    • Covenant Carbine
    • Plasma Pistol
    • Needler
    • Plasma Rifle

    Grunts

    Grunt
    Grunt

    The Grunts are the smallest of the Covenant Fleet. The Grunts need to wear

    a type of gas mask to protect them from breathing in the wrong atmosphere. When their leaders are dead they do a suicide mission to kill themselves and the enemy.

    Grunt Weapons

    • Plasma Pistol
    • Needler
    • Plasma Cannon
    • Fuel Rod Cannon
    • Plasma Rifle
    • Plasma Grenade

    Engineers

    Engineer
    Engineer

    Engineers, or as their real-name suggests, "Huragok", are the main brains of the Covenant military. Unlike most Covenant forces, they are neutral in the Human-Covenant-Flood wars, and did not join the Covenant on their own will. They are usually enslaved or forced to do manual labor, or repairing their vehicles. They are best known for their fast movements and uncanny ability to create, disassemble, and move objects in an incredible speed. They were supposedly created by the Forerunners, and are sometimes designed to automatically commit suicide on detection of Humans via explosion.

    Hunters

    Hunter
    Hunter

    Hunters are wormlike creatures who create and armour plated shell around their body. Hunters are the main muscle of the Covenant Fleet. The Hunters always fight in pairs or better known by the Covenant Bond Brothers. The hunters used a shield to protect them from their weakness the orange gap in their armour.

    Prophets

    Prophets are the military and religious leaders of the Covenant, and control almost every aspect of the Covenant Armada/Empire. There are numerous Prophets, and each have similar, but also different roles. They are always protected by Honor Guards who would gladly die for them. However, they themselves are considered weak and without protection without Honor Guards, and are practically Grunts in terms of combat (not class). They can be cowardly, menacing, or kind depending on their role, and often rule with an iron fist.

    Prophets :

    • Prophet of Mercy
    • Prophet of Regret
    • Prophet of Truth
    • Prophet of Pity
    • Prophet of Candor
    • Prophet of Conviction
    • Prophet of Restraint
    • Prophet of Tolerance
    • Prophet(ess) of Obligation
    • Prophet of Supposition
    • Prophet of Objection
    • Prophet of Truth/Reconcilation (not to be confused with Prophet of Truth)
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