Story could have played out exactly the same but it would have felt much more 'halo'. Would have been cool, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Reddit's home for all things Halo, the first-person shooter series developed by 343 Industries and previously developed by Bungie | https://discord.gg/rhalo, Press J to jump to the feed. A active camo verson was given to the team who designed the 2010 collection. Yes the Elites are aware of the fact the Hunters are just a collection of worms. But it's a ''collaboration'' with the flood? Little else is known about the way they communicate, as they rarely speak to anyone besides other Hunters, with the exception of high-ranking Elites. There are similarities between them though. Their strength allows them to wear their special armor, the shield of which alone weighs at least over ten tons.

Mgalekgolo are extremely flexible and strong, due to their bodies containing mostly muscle and no skeletal structure. Hunters are extremely unusual creatures.

Magnetic fields, specifically. They found only the destroyed remains of a Forerunner space station which had once contained many relics, but was now bare due to the actions of the worms, which had broken down and eaten the devices.
They literally state in the show that they are Lekgolo/Hunter Worms lol.

That's how they ended up consuming the Forerunner installations around Te. The orange blood in Locke's hand in episode one is also a giveaway. When one Hunter grows too large, its body splits into two smaller Hunters. Page Tools. I thought they were flood at first. The Lekgolo evolved on their homeworld of Te and fed by burrowing through the ground of their planet. There … Also I was wondering what everyone thinks about speculation on how these creatures will interact in Halo 5, if at all?

The Hunters follow their own religion, not that of the Covenant, only being part of the alien conglomerate to avoid the destruction of their race. ... commonly known as Hunters, are worm-like creatures that form into large armored juggernauts. Lekgolo have always done that. Adding to what /u/Defguru said, what we see in the Halo games are a form of of Lekgolo (the worms that make up Hunters) colny call Mgalekgolo. Mega Bloks Halo Wars Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. No view of weapon and all info in upper corners disappeard? In Halo: Nightfall the hunter worms seem like these superpowered horror movie monsters of destruction. Hunters and Scarabs are the same species, The Lekgolo. Mgalekgolo are the strongest and most resilient species within the Covenant. The two Hunters are called bond brothers, and share a special relationship with eachother. Worms Don't Surf. So far the only type of mega bloks hunter that doesn't appear in any halo game is the active camo one (the golden one was on halo 3 ODST but it was very rare). ". Then why do they have pilots in Halo 2?

Worms Don't Surf achievement in Halo 5: Guardians: Knocked two Hunters into the ocean during the Battle of Sunaion - worth 10 Gamerscore I think there were a few stranded Hunters on the Alpha Shard from The Arbiter's (he wasn't an Arbiter then) Covenant fleet.

[This message was deleted at the request of the original poster]. Physiology & Culture. Mgalekgolo, or Hunters, are the large gestalt forms of lekgolo worm colonies, and serve as heavy support troops for the Covenant. For this reason, Mgalekgolo are considered a single individual, despite being composed of numerous living beings.

Even though Hunters always travel in pairs, In the Wolverine sets, there is only 1 Hunter. The Halo 2 Scarab and the Halo 3 Scarab are two different beasts. Hunters that have split in this manner acquire tentacle-like appendages which sprout from heir back. Personally I don't like this new threat...but I'm still in the dark on the disease--did it come from the broken Halo fragment? As far as any connection to the Flood, there isn't one. SitemapAdvertisePartnershipsCareersPrivacy PolicyAd ChoiceTerms of UseReport Ad, CA Privacy/Info We CollectCA Do Not Sell My Info. Each Hunter can be dynamically posed using their ball-joint construction.

Or did the destruction of the Halo ring somehow mutate the hunter worms into these telekinectic nightmares? Top Contributors: HavokRose, JaredPetty-IGN, Maka91 + more. However, 2 blue Halo 3 Hunters were included in the EVA's Last Stand set. Hunters are extremely unusual creatures. Eventually the Shard teleported/slipspace-jumped to that Red star an unknown amount of time after the Halo blew up, carrying with it the voracious Lekgolo swarms.

They are ritualistic, as well as vicious and ruthless. Or did the destruction of the Halo ring somehow mutate the hunter worms into these telekinectic nightmares? "The Hunters have come to our aid, Arbiter. The Halo 3 Scarabs are probably a bit more articulate and versatile, though. Those weird ass worm things in Halo: Nightfall sure remind me of the worm colonies that form Hunters. The individual worms are very unintelligent as well as non-sentient, however, Lekgolo colonies amass themselves into massive bipedal forms called Mgalekgolo, and combine their intelligence into a single consciousness via biochemical bonds between the worms, resulting in a single highly intelligent, sentient awareness. Hunters are often seen in pairs of "bond brothers".

In Halo: Nightfall the hunter worms seem like these superpowered horror movie monsters of destruction. They're all scary and angry and they like to smash things.. Mgalekgolo (Ophis congregatio, meaning "serpent union"), more commonly known as Hunters, are a unique gestalt of smaller creatures known as Lekgolo, which are orange, worm-like creatures.

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However, 2 blue Halo 3 Hunters were included in the EVA's Last Stand set. Native to the planet Te, the Lekgolo feed on metal.
They will fight by our side." I like the idea of a non-Flood epidemic but it should be handled juuuust right, and freaky worm tentacle things are just...meh. Why they share a name is beyond me. save hide report. Even though Hunters always travel in pairs, In the Wolverine sets, there is only 1 Hunter. How do you pilot the Falcon in New Alexandria? Why was Johnson able to control one? They eventually went feral, and multiplied (since the Shard was set adrift for more than 4 years).

The Hunters or Mgalekgolo as seen in the Halo 3 Bestiarum, are different from the avarage Covenant species, instead of a single enity these heavily armoured beasts consist of millions of worm-like organisms known as Lekgolo that are united under a single consciousness, and will always attack in pairs.

Skip to Content Open Menu Close Menu. They are highly formidable opponents, even for SPARTANs. I know they're supposed to be completely eradicated but if any were still alive, they'd probably be on that ring. The disease was caused by a new element that was created when the UNSC Pillar of Autumn detonated on Installation 04. Lekgolo specimens of the Thanolekgolo configuration were to be used in a failed plan undertaken by the Forerunners to defeat the Flood. Like byfrohme says below, the disease was refined from an element that came only from Installation 04 (the Alpha Shard was a part of it). Native to the planet Te, the Lekgolo feed on metal. I don't know if it was already there, or if the detonated Pillar of Autumn caused the element to form on the Ring. Like water, I ebb and flow... "Masculinity is a Divine Principle; Manhood a Divine Gift."

Download high quality Lego instructions to build the Hunters from Halo 3. Interesting. The actual reasons for them isn't known (and given the Covenant's arsenal, there's probably no real answer). They literally state in the show that they are Lekgolo/Hunter Worms lol. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Reddit's home for all things Halo, the first-person shooter series developed by 343 Industries and previously developed by Bungie | https://discord.gg/rhalo, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Still trying to play out in my head how these things failed against the flood. Last Edited: 24 Nov 2015 3:41 pm. I just wish they'd used the Flood in nightfall instead of the worms. The worms are independent organisms, but when combined, their intelligence is combined to create incredibly powerful combat units (though there are many other configurations that can be made, the Mgalekgolo is the configuration we see in the games).

The Hunters are also the only species capable of wielding the Assault Cannon, a powerful weapon that fires a radioactive incendiary gel and is integrated into the right arm of their armor. They can sense technology and are attracted to it. If a Hunter's bond brother is killed in battle, it goes into a state of berserk rage, and will stop at nothing to destroy its bond brother's killer. Not changing my sig til I friggin feel like it. Hunters fight in pairs called "bond brothers", and they will become enraged if their bond brother gets killed.

They seem pretty unstoppable. Maybe they got sick of humans boarding them and taking them over so they just turned them into Lekgolo-controlled mega tanks that couldn't be captured and turned against them. Additionally, since Hunters see themselves as superior, they will not hesitate to kill any lesser Covenant soldiers unfortunate enough to get between them and their foe.

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If they're actually this powerful without the massive suits then why would the ever wear those big suits that just slow them down? The Forerunners cataloged the Lekgolo in their time, albeit in considerably different assemblages than the ones that would be encountered later on. Not gonna lie, Im heartbroken that my armor hasn't carried over. They eventually went feral, and multiplied (since the Shard was set adrift for more than 4 years).

Yup, mentions it in the second episode.

They are always found in pairs, known as “bond brothers,” and will become enraged when one is killed. These hunter-killer forms are made for heavy assault, but, somewhat ironically, are one of the least-common forms Lekgolo can take on. I think there were a few stranded Hunters on the Alpha Shard from The Arbiter's (he wasn't an Arbiter then) Covenant fleet.