The Fallen are four armed aliens who are also sworn enemies of the human race. Bungie has quoted them as being “a nomadic race of once noble houses now scattered to the solar winds”. Fallen are hardy creatures who can survive in a wide range of environments without heavy armor or complex modifications to their physiology.
These relentless thieves seem driven by desperation and rage. They are crafty, but they usually give up their cover with their clattering and hissing.
Most seem outfitted with some kind of shock dagger and pistol, and as far as we can gather, they seem to only have two arms, while other Fallen have four. Click image to enlarge
The truths about the Fallen chain-of-command are still making themselves known, but Vandals appear to hold a higher ranking than the Dregs, and deadlier weapons, too.
They often have long range capability, but, lucky for us, their weapons take time to charge. Click image to enlarge
Fallen run in packs, led by an individual Captain. There is no denying a Captain’s might; they are the fiercest of the Fallen. There is this sense of tattered nobility to them.
You can see it in the way they carry themselves. They think they’re better than us. They believe that Earth belongs to them. Click image to enlarge
The Hive have been referred to as “space zombies”, this leads us to believe they can infect other species. The Hive have carved a kingdom deep into the lifeless core of the Moon, and it is there they remain, silent and buried among many dark and terrible secrets.
They are the lowest class of Hive, the workhorses if you would, and have only their claws as weapons.
The typical Hive soldier. They wield energy weapons that appear to fire glowing blades.
The elite soldiers of the Hive, Knights wield a large, broad sword.
Possess the ability to cast magical attacks, and are higher on the Hive chain of command than Knights and thralls.