War Chief Escharum is the Banished's new leader. While Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2's endings meeting with the creation of another Halo ring, Halo Infinite seems to be picking up where both games left off. Naturally, it could be assumed that you would need to play the tactic based spin-off to understand their role in Halo Infinite. RELATED: Halo Infinite Open World Mission Types Leaked. A new Halo ring was introduced in Halo 5's legendary ending, with Cortana humming musical tones similar to Guilty Spark in previous Halo games. Theories state that this "Harbinger" entity is another name for Cortana, who's doing the ambiguous bidding of the Forerunners. Halo Infinite is meant to be a sequel to the events of Halo 5, even though the game will also act as a spiritual reboot for the franchise anyway. As the events of Halo 2 through Halo 5 played out, Atriox was in the background, slowly building his rebellion of Brutes and other Covenant races who wished to join. Meanwhile, Xbox has confirmed we will … Atriox attempted to colonize the Ark with Banished forces in an attempt for the group to further strengthen the group. Halo Infinite's gameplay left us with many questions. However, given a June 2020 teaser narrated by War Chief Escharum, Atriox might be presumed deceased. Instead, Halo Infinite's villain is from The Banished tribe, previously the villains in 2017's Halo Wars 2. Who are The Banished? Crocker says it's because “Because they’re super cool and everyone likes them,” Fair enough. Led by Brutes baring sharp teeth and wielding gravity hammers, the Banished are one of the Halo universe’s most imposing factions. "The warriors who will follow me will do so because they know me. While Halo Infinite is intended to be a spiritual reboot of the franchise, Atriox and Escharum are known quantities in the existing Halo lore. While we weren't given any clues past the name, some fans have jumped to assuming Cortana and The Created to be the mysterious "Harbinger." Microsoft opened its Xbox Games Showcase with a brand new look at Infinite, which revealed the major villains of the game are going to be the Banished. They received a huge lore expansion in the expanded Halo universe. After that, it's presumed Atriox is still building and maintaining the Banished's main force near the Ark. The series covers how Atriox rebelled against the Covenant and assembled his own faction, by conscripting new allies and defeating those who stand against him. They're the daunting, huge foes who acted as the Covenant's shock troopers in the original series. This faction is led by the Brute Chieftain, Atriox, who refused execution for his crimes and led a successful coup d’état. New Halo toy reveal possibly suggests the Banished will be in Halo Infinite A new Halo Mega Construx minifigure reveal might be … In retaliation, Atriox flooded the Ark. He debuted in the trailer shown at the Xbox Games Showcase, not much is know about him past that. Big fan of expansive lore and game analysis, video games are cool. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. Halo Infinite: Who are Escharum and Atriox? Will Atriox be back for more? The rumor claims that this Halo Wars game was originally canceled but brought back to tell a more complete story for Infinite. Not much is known about Escharum, other than he is leading a sect of the Banished on this new Halo ring, which is presumably Installation 09 or "Anders' Halo." The prevailing theory is that this connects to both the legendary ending of Halo 5 and the ending of Halo Wars 2. Spirit of Fire, Atriox's plan to use Halo, and MUCH MORE! Halo Infinite > General Discussions > Topic Details. Additionally, the ending of Halo Wars 2 shows a new Halo ring (Installation 09) is created before jumping into slip space. I still do need to play Halo Wars 2, but the Atriox trailers were awesome. From this point forward, the events of Halo Infinite's campaign will play out. Now though in Halo Infinite, it looks like they have the Halo ring and are under different leadership. Their nefarious schemes were halted by a USNC group, but Atriox himself escaped capture. He keeps his cool in situations that would send any other of his kind into a destructive rage. Escharum lastly mentions a plan to use an unknown entity called "The Harbinger." He also holds no hatred for humanity. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Witnessing the many deaths of his brothers, Atriox was lead to rebel because of the Brutes' servitude to the Covenant. During the events of Halo Wars 2, Atriox attempts to colonize and utilize the Ark in an attempt to strengthen the Banished's forces. Their new War Chief has successfully aided The Banished in capturing a Halo Ring and USNC bigshot, Master Chief is forced to play defense. Remember the brute enemies that have been around since Halo 2? Were Atriox to be included, it might imply that you needed to play Halo Wars 2. They plan to expand their reign even further. Atriox, the ex-Covenant Brute (Jiralhanae) who initially rebelled against the original Covenant, seems to have issued a sect of the Banished over to the new Halo ring. The events in between are to be revealed in-game, but the end result is a scattered human military force led solely by Master Chief and "the pilot" that finds him. Atriox and the Banished eventually set their eyes on the Ark, a forerunner artifact known as "Installation 00" that essentially serves as the command center for all Halo rings. His words imply that defending the Halo ring will be his last stand. Atriox was initially introduced in Halo Wars 2 as the original leader of the Banished, after rebelling against the Covenant during the Human-Covenant war. From Halopedia, the Halo wiki The Hand of Atriox is an organisation within the Banished, named after its leader Atriox. This made them ripe for indoctrination by a more advanced race, the Sangheili, better known as Covenant Elites. Freedom Fighters is underrated. Yes please. Here’s what we know about the Banished, their founder Atriox, and the group’s new leader in Halo Infinite, War Chief Escharum: Who are Atriox and the Banished? 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Atriox is open minded enough to employ Sangheili as he doesn't care for the Sangheili-Jiralhanae war, unlike most Jiralhanae. It can be assumed that "alleviating gamer homework" is why they traded out Atriox for Escharum. Now this species, known as the Jiralhanae, has oodles of backstory. It's very possible that the Banished are facilitating their own version of the Covenant's original mission, of worshipping and fulfilling the goal of the Forerunners. Atroix eventually sends a scavenging mission back to the Ark, only to discover the former "High Charity" capital of the Covenant, unleashing a new Flood outbreak on the Ark. The comic features other characters from Halo Wars 2 as well, like Decimus and Shipmaster Let ‘Volir. While fans of Halo Wars know who the Banished are, Escharum marks the first of the Banished to arrive in a mainline Halo game. They were the main protagonists in the Halo Wars 2. In the game, Atriox set his sights on Installation 00 (or the Ark), a forerunner artifact that can be used to control every Halo ring in existence. While Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 's endings meeting with the creation of another Halo ring, Halo Infinite seems to be picking up where both games left off. Perhaps Atriox might be one of the new threats in Halo Infinite! Will Atriox die in Halo Infinite? A new Halo Infinite leak claims that Microsoft has two spin-off games in development. This is everything we know about the group and its leaders. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Escharum is a Brute War Chief of the Banished who, according to what's being teased in Halo Infinite, lead the Banished to victory against the UNSC months before the start of the game. Why did they add the Banished? ... Hopefully Halo Infinite will be like the film Bumble Bee and soft reboot the franchise back to its roots. In their earliest days, The Banished performed clandestine raids on the Covenant, all while growing their ranks using any Covenant that wished to defect. The audio log confirms The Banished are vying for control over Zeta Halo and want to … Probably not good at competitive Halo anymore. In it, an alien voice growls "The … Given their animalistic nature, most Jiralhanae found it quite difficult to resist the Covenant's far superior technology. Do they all give off Planet of the Apes vibes? 343 Industries Credit Image 343 With both game endings in mind, we can conclude that it’s possible for us to expect in Halo Infinite, a convergence of the two stories to finally intertwine or at least intersect in Halo Infinite. It's unclear how Atriox is involved in the story of Halo Infinite, if he is at all, now that Chief Escharum has been introduced as the game's main villain. After an extended battle, the Elites subjugated the Jiralhanae, folding them into the Covenant. Fans got their first glimpse of a major antagonist in the recently released Halo … Either way, we'll see how the villain plays out when Halo Infinite launches. This means he's likely working in service to the true leader of the Banished, a Brute named Atriox. It's very possible that all of these events are tangentially connected, and that Atriox and Cortana are somehow working together. In Halo Infinite, the Banished are back in town and they've got a new head honcho, Escharum, who leads the group on this specific Halo Ring. All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. Escharum could be one of The Banished's founding members, who joined Atriox's cause at the start. The Jiralhanae remained subservient to the Covenant for years, regularly abused and mistreated by their Elite overlords. As for what the "will of Atriox" truly entails, it's hard to definitively say. Lately I was watching the halo infinite campaign premiere, As we know gameplay clip we got is 1-2 hrs deep in the campaign and the way Esharum say "The harbinger and the banished share the same goal we fight together to honor the will of Atriox". ' The minute-long clip teasing the Banished's involvement in Halo: Infinite was posted on the official Halo YouTube channel. Revealed through a small audio teaser on the official Halo Twitter account, it’s been revealed that the formidable Covenant force The Banished will be the antagonists of Halo Infinite when it launches later this year. Halo Infinite will launch in late 2020 for Xbox One and Series X. We’re both big Halo Wars 1 and 2 fans and we both are kinda concerned that the Spirit of Fire and/or the Infinity will be destroyed in the beginning of Infinite. The comic book anthology Halo: Rise of Atriox dives deeper into the origins of The Banished. They were formed through a rebellion from Atriox, a member of the Covenant. This means he's likely working in service to the true leader of the Banished, a Brute named Atriox. Until then, it's to be assumed that Escharum is carrying out "the will of Atriox" by taking over this new Halo installation. Not obvious at a first glance, but the art has a few hidden hints and surprises for fans to find. Escharum also mentions that the Banished is working with a new entity known as "The Harbinger," who's true identity is yet unknown. War Chief Escharum. The Brute at the end of the demo is War Chief Escharum, leader of the Banished on this new Halo ring. Halo Infinite Trailer - The Banished and Atriox wage war on Zeta Halo! Aug 1 @ 2:37am Will Atriox be in this game? The showcase will focus on campaign gameplay for Halo Infinite, and the box art for the game is a pretty clear callback to Halo: CE. Box art for Halo Infinite was revealed today ahead of Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase on July 23rd. In an interview with IGN, Halo developers Chris Lee and Paul Crocker stated “We don’t want a game where players have to do homework to enjoy this game," You won't need to play anything other than Halo Infinite to understand The Banished and their motivations. Today, Xbox revealed a new and cryptic Halo Infinite teaser that quickly sent Halo and Xbox fans into a frenzy of speculation. Given his appearance, this further implies he's been around for some time and he's ready to find a resting place. We are his legacy. 343 Games revealed loads of new footage for Halo Infinite at the July 2020 Xbox Games Showcase, complete with gameplay and a brand-new villain with a flair for dramatic speeches. The Banished took center stage as the villain group of 2017's Halo Wars 2. The plot will follow Atriox as he leaves the Ark and battles the Spirit of Fire. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. Teaser on Twitter today... Banished as the main antagonists? 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