Halo Reach: Elite

Elite

Covenant

Full Name: Sangheili

Affiliation: Covenant

Sinewy and extremely tall saurians. Following the First of Battle of Harvest in 2525 this species has been observed exclusively as the leadership of the Covenant in all military engagements. They are disciplined and proficient combatants.

Halo Reach: Skirmisher

Skirmisher

Covenant

Full Name: Kig-Yar

Affiliation: Covenant

The Jackal and Skirmisher are of the same species, with the larger, more heavily muscled specimens comprising grenadier-type units (Skirmishers) and the smaller, more lightly built specimens seeing deployment as dedicated ranger or sniper units (Jackals). This is a significant change from engagements prior to 2530 when mixed units were more common.

Halo Reach: Grunt

Grunt

Covenant

Full Name: Unggoy

Affiliation: Covenant

Short and broad bipedal arthropods. Typically travel in groups up to eight. Lack discipline; tend to panic once local command has been eliminated. This will occasionally manifest itself as a suicidal attempt to eliminate the forces that eliminated its commander(s).