They then found the science camp, finding all the scientists and Team Black deceased. He quickly dispatched the Prophet of Regret, and escaped the temple shortly before it was destroyed by an overhead cruiser. However, as the fighting started, his squad came under heavy attack by Banshee squadrons guarding the base. Unfortunately, more Covenant forces arrived and John decided to scuttle the ship. Gnostic Christianity in Halo *long* UrsusArctos 4/14/06 4:08 a.m. John 1:17 Fear not; I am the first and the last. John and Thel 'Vadam's first meeting on Delta Halo was hostile, with the Arbiter continually referring to the Spartan as "Demon" and John's insistence that the San'Shyuum were making a "big mistake" by activating the Halo rings. John then suspected that something more powerful than Crawlers did this. As the Didact's death was not confirmed, General Hogan decided to cover up the New Phoenix attack to have been perpetrated by Jul 'Mdama's Covenant. Biographical information While John was no match for the Forerunner's powerful abilities, the dying Cortana was able to immobilize the Didact with hard light shackles. [100] To speed up the mission John suggested to commandeer a Phantom from Banished controlled Kisköre Base. Halsey gave it to the Corporal shortly before her departure, intending him to destroy it rather than let it fall into the hands of the Covenant. During the battle, Sergeant Johnson arrived and assisted the Chief. Shortly afterward, however, Requiem's access gateway opened, pulling the remains of the Dawn, as well as any Covenant ships in immediate proximity, into the interior of the shield world. What affected John the most were the deaths of people under his command; John considered every Spartan lost during the war as his own mistake, swearing to become stronger the next time. Finding the whole matter suspicious, John disobeyed his return order and decided to proceed heading to Meridian. Following his meeting with the Security Council, the Master Chief met with Lord Terrence Hood. After fighting past waves of Flood, the two escaped. Through thirty years of warfare he was always prepared to die in battle, but when he was about to die by Didact's hand on Gamma Halo, he discovered he was not ready to die. Height The NAV database was destroyed, but Linda and James were ambushed by Covenant Sangheili; James was lost in space, and Linda was critically wounded. John's old Mark IV helmet is used as the "last thing" that SPARTAN-IV candidates see before beginning their evaluation and preliminary augmentation cycle. These included the Harvest Campaign,[21] the Battle of Jericho VII, where he and a handful of Spartans destroyed a force of over a thousand Unggoy, and the Battle of Sigma Octanus IV, in which John and his Blue Team detonated a HAVOK Nuclear Warhead to clear Covenant forces from the city of Côte d'Azur. A close side-front cinematic render of John-117. März 2511 geboren. Stowing away aboard a Lich, Master Chief pursued the Forerunner to Ivanoff Station, a UNSC research base orbiting Halo Installation 03 where the Composer was kept. Onboard the Anodyne Spirit near Jupiter, John was contacted by Io Station, but maintained radio silence. A close transparant front view cinematic render of John-117. [12], He does not see himself as a superior being and fears for the lives of others before his own, putting himself in harm's way for the safety of civilians, and fellow soldiers, and does not judge others. The "satellite" in the centre of the core is amplifying the Infinity's transmission, but two beams coming from it are interfering with the "satellite." Ultimately, this prize was in fact a trap laid by former-fleetmaster Nizat 'Kvarosee, the disgraced commanding officer of the fleet destroyed in Operation: SILENT STORM months prior. The UNSC In Amber Clad quickly recovered the free-falling Spartan.[50]. Each Spartan carried a HAVOK Nuke[17] to destroy the Covenant ship. Sam's death profoundly affected John: it proved to him that the Covenant could be defeated, but only at the cost of many lives. The monitor teleported John away just as the segment struck the Composer's Forge and the Didact was disintegrated by the Composers. Repeating this process, John-117 moved to engage the Didact, who declared that he (John) had failed, firing the Composer onto Earth and Composing the population of New Phoenix. John expertly maneuvered his fighter through the compressing pathway until it shrank to a narrow strip of white light, making the Broadsword crash. However, Infinity was mysteriously already aware of Cortana's return and ordered John back to them while another Spartan team was sent to deal with her. While alone John experienced a vision from the Domain, with the image of Cortana telling him that it was open and that Meridian was next and the Reclamation was about to begin. [18] He is extremely determined to complete any mission at hand, and often disregards his personal safety to do so. John's unfaltering, determined nature also serves to mask his feelings on many occasions, as he prefers to devote all attention to the goal at hand. As a senior Spartan, John took his responsibilities very seriously. In a similar conversation to one at the end of Halo: Combat Evolved, Cortana listed what John did and told him "it's finished," and this time, John agreed with her. When that failed due to Cortana's worsening condition, John decided to hitch a ride on one of his escort Liches. About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features They decided to destroy the Unyielding Hierophant. This article is out-of-date and needs to be updated with new information. 34 comments Led by Jiralhanae war chief, Escharum, the Banished managed to overpower, scatter and ultimately defeat the UNSC forces on the ring. Both Dr. Halsey and Chief Mendez identified him as one of four emerging leaders within the Spartan-II group, along with Kurt-051, Jerome-092, and Frederic-104. John-117 with Captain Keyes and Cortana on the Pillar of Autumn. UNSC Navy [3] When Lord Hood offered John a commission, even suggesting he could be conferred the rank of admiral, the Master Chief jokingly replied, "'The Admiral' doesn't have quite the same ring to it". Stubbornly refusing to believe this, the Spartan ordered that they go together, and, with his voice quivering, told her, "I am not leaving you here." John greatly dislikes being kept in the dark, ambushes and fighting human soldiers. He finally reached Cortana, who still had the Activation Index from the first Installation 04. [11], Within the military he is most commonly identified as "SPARTAN-117" or the phonetic callsign "Sierra 117". [63], John and the Marines traveled through the jungle, searching for evacuation to a nearby military base. [95], Because of his reputation and experience, John's de facto authority far surpasses his nominal rank, and UNSC personnel of all levels are known to defer to his experience and charisma. After taking heavy fire from Phantoms, a Pelican dropship evacuated the team to a UNSC base known as Crow's Nest. Outside the embassy, the rest of Blue Team was waiting in an evac ship for John. Upon encountering Daisy's body, he laid her teddy bear chain in her hands and closed her eyes, a gesture of respect for his fallen fellow Spartan.[39]. In the Forerunner facility, the two of them find a Localized Cartographer, revealing to them that they are on Requiem. Being a leader, John would not order his men to do what he could not do in the first place. When John asks Cortana to find out what the Jul 'Mdama's Covenant are searching for, the console is locked up by an unknown source. Mendez disagreed with her assessment, instead believing Kurt would fulfill the role as team leader. Using a Mongoose, players can reveal what looks like a face in a Spartan's helmet. Years later, when the UNSC discovered that the Chief actually survived and managed to prevent the Didact from enslaving the entire human race, they decided to cover it up as a Covenant remnant attack which was successfully fended off via perfectly timed return of the UNSC's greatest hero, thus again underlining the Spartan's supposed invulnerability. As the Composer was too large to move with anything less powerful than the biggest star ship in the UNSC, The Spartan asked for Dr. Tillson to give Cortana access to the station's supply manifest in order to search for a means of destroying the Composer. "[59] In Halo: The Flood, referring to John in 2552, he is described as having "Short hair, with serious eyes, a firm mouth, and a strong jaw." Current status However, John awoke to battle-ready condition only moments later, showing his incredible tolerance to pain and shock. A photo of John-117 in New Mombasa edited by Benjamin Giraud. While killing Covenant never placed a burden of guilt on John, ending the lives of fellow human beings was something he never felt comfortable remembering. A front, back, and side view cinematic render of John-117 in the. [35][37] The following year, John led Blue Team in a retaliatory action in the Battle of Draco III, following the Covenant's civilian slaughter of the planet. He came up with a plan to take the men down, capture the dropship, and ensure the safe extraction of every team member, as he made sure he was the last person aboard. [47], John-117 made his way to the hangar, entering the pilot seat of the Broadsword, which was being armed with the warhead. 3. Concept art of John-117 undergoing Mark VI armor diagnostics for a potential Halo 3 manual cover. UNSC海軍特殊機甲部隊“SPARTAN-Ⅱ”所属の兵士で、タグはSPARTAN-117。 一応、本名はジョンだが、苗字は不明(この本名も、劇中で呼ばれるのはわずか一度のみである)。 高度な改造を受けた肉体に、ミョルニル・アーマーを着用して戦う兵士“SPARTAN”の1人で、さらにその中でも、30年以上にわたって従軍し、捕虜勲章以外のあらゆる勲章を受けた、まさに最強の軍人。 後に、リーチ攻防戦でSPARTAN-Ⅱの大部分が失われたため、同部隊の数少ない生き残りとなり、『真実の預言者』のコヴナントが地 … A short time later, the UNSC Commonwealth, under the command of Captain Wallace, brought the Spartans and Dr. Halsey to the Damascus Testing Facility at Chi Ceti IV, where they received their first suits of Mjolnir powered armor. The Sangheili carried UNSC forces through the Slipspace portal which led to the Ark. After over thirty years of active duty, he is one of the most decorated war veterans of the United Nations Space Command. John 1:17 New King James Version Update 17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. John was successful in regrouping with a group of Marines and Spartan-IVs, led by Commander Thomas Lasky, whom John had previously met on Circinius IV over thirty years earlier. Beginning to power up a Broadsword in the hangar, the AI let the Master Chief know that whatever the Librarian did to John-117 worked. Upon entry at the Cartographer site, John was met by Cethegus, who had been promised great power by the Prophet of Truth if he defeated John, though the Chieftain was ultimately killed. Truth then forced Johnson to begin the activation sequence. Del Rio personally ordered John to hand her over, but he refused, responding, "no, sir." According to Major Antonio Silva, "people who invented John" orchestrated this incident in order to test the Spartans' augmentations.[15]. Communications from Earth warned them of the fleet's detection of the unknown ship. With time having already run out, John detonated the nuclear bomb manually as a desperate last resort. [86], Blue Team returned to the surface of Gamma Halo from the Composer's Abyss, arriving just in time as the Didact's new Composer rose from the pit. [15] While John had tried to avoid the confrontation, he nonetheless felt guilt at being forced to kill other human beings, but felt by following the sergeant's orders, he did the right thing. Rather, this turned out to be a device that opened up a portal to the Ark. On his next broadcast to her, he received no response, and so headed back to the elevator platform to get to a cargo bay, hopefully to find the nuke and Dr. Tillson. The NAV database was destroyed, but Linda and James were ambushed by Covenant Sangheili. John, 'Vadam, and the Elites deactivated the last tower, lowering the shield. Flood dispersal pods released Combat Forms against John and the Arbiter, forcing them to fight their way up to the Control Room, where the ring could be activated. John, Kelly, and Linda ejected from the Warthog when it was close enough to the Mammoth. On the surface of the Dreadnought, he was ordered to find a way to return to Earth quickly,[62] ultimately ripping off a door and using it as a heat-shield with which to jump down onto the planet below. A Marine, MCPO John-117, CDR Palmer, and CDR Lasky converse on Requiem. John activated the fail-safe on her armor, denying her compromise by the Covenant. Ambushed by Sangheili Energy Swordsmen, Frederic locked the nearest doorway behind John and Kelly to engage them with combat knives alone. John-117 encounters the Librarian's essence. With Marine support, John and Thel 'Vadam destroyed numerous Covenant armoured assets preventing UNSC aircraft from making a strike, allowing Lord Hood's remaining frigates to fire upon the landed Anodyne Spirit. He attended the Elysium City Primary Education Facility Number 119. When the Spartans were eight years old, they were sent on a training mission in which they were dropped over a forest located deep in one of Reach's snow-filled mountain ranges and expected to get safely to their extraction Pelican dropship. The Spartans then successfully fought their way through the Covenant's Seraph formations, and sheared through the massive vessel's hangar bay energy shields with a large barrage of explosive ordnance, gauss cannon rounds, and their own Booster Frame's as projectiles to infiltrate the Covenant CAS-class assault carrier, the Resplendent Fervor. John soon bonded with Kelly and Sam, who would become his first and closest friends among the trainees. As a peace conference on Biko between the UEG and Sangheili representatives was coming to an end, John entered the embassy and instantly killed a member of Sapien Sunrise who was disguised as Richard Sekibo's bodyguard. The novels Halo: The Fall of Reach and Halo: The Flood give some insight to John's appearance. He was thanked by Lord Hood for standing alongside John "to the end"; knowing the resilience of the Spartan first hand, Thel expressed doubt as to the soldier's death. [91] As Benjamin Giraud prepared to expose the cover up, and reveal the atrocities committed by the people behind the SPARTAN-II program, the UEG and Biko undercut him by radically reversing their claims, admitting and denouncing the involvement of Sapien Sunrise in the attack, utterly discrediting Giraud. A firefight began, in which a total of eighteen human lives were claimed. [34], John later returned to Circinius IV at an unknown time to once again aid in the evacuation of the planet's civilian population and to observe the enemy's invasion patterns, as part of Operation: PHALANX. He was also only 14 years of age during this depiction. Some people have used Halo: Custom Edition development mode to move the camera. John-117 fighting a group of ODSTs on the Atlas. John-117's Firefight profile image in Halo: Reach. They entered the vessel through a puncture in its hull, caused by a MAC round from the Commonwealth. Battles [139] His upgraded suit displays the Braille characters "117" on the left of the breastplate. John and the rest of Blue Team onboard a GA-TL1 Longsword shortly before landing on Installation 03. John escaped the Pillar of Autumn on a life pod, and rallied Marines to fight against Covenant forces stationed on the ring. The next moment Infinity jumped into slipspace. [40], After defeating all Flood forces around the Control Room, 343 Guilty Spark unlocked the door to the Control Room. John is smart and noted for thinking outside the box, using unconventional means to reach his goal. [9] Despite the UNSC's best efforts, the Didact was to fire on Earth with the Composer, digitizing the entire population of New Phoenix, Arizona. [40], In 2556, while still stranded in space, Cortana attempted to talk to John while he was still asleep. During the long trek, he encountered Fire Team Zulu and they assisted him in securing the first and second chasms. Upon landing on Genesis, Blue Team came across a series of computer consoles sounding musical tunes of Oly Oly Oxen Free. In this final engagement of SILENT STORM, John led one of the only offensive actions of the war into Covenant space, deploying on the Covenant world of Zhoist to destroy the Ring of Mighty Abundance, a key logistics base. The UNSC had suspected the safety of the planet for several days and garrisoned it with Marines and ODSTs. Young John on a beach on Eridanus II. Unfortunately, MAC rounds had little effect on the keyship, and Truth fled through the Portal with his remaining loyalist forces. According to Major Antonio Silva, this incident was orchestrated by the Office of Naval Intelligence in order to test the Spartans' augmentations. On the UNSC Gettysburg during Operation: FIRST STRIKE, Dr. Halsey decided to test his morality by giving him two data chips, one containing information regarding Avery Johnson's immunity to the Flood, which would surely lead to his dissection by ONI with little chance of replicating his immunity. Following their treatments, John and the other Spartans were transferred to the UNSC Atlas to recover in a microgravity environment. Subsequently, they were ambushed by Promethean Knights but they eliminated them with ease. John kept a cooler head and directed the team to return to a nearby airstrip, as their next mission orders had come in. [33], Despite the emergence of the Covenant threat, the Insurrection continued to remain a threat on the home front, and John was repeatedly deployed against these actors. Before Commander Lasky could retrieve her, without hesitation John did so first, displaying his unflinching loyalty to Cortana, and that not even the UNSC would stop him from doing everything in his power to save her. The crew of the Pelican then helped John in capturing the Ascendant Justice; the human survivors then traveled to Reach to look for surviving Spartans. After a series of firefights, captures and escapes,[34] John exited the Dreadnought and crash-landed on Earth, within an East African jungle, where he was found by Sergeant Johnson, the Arbiter, and the rest of their squad. Upon questioning Cortana on the circumstances of her survival, they learned that the Domain had saved her; Cortana referred to it as the "water of life" for AIs. [86] However, the rest of Blue Team intervened, forcing the Didact to throw John aside. He often makes dry remarks about the situation at hand, but this seems to be more frequent when interacting with Cortana than anyone else, such as other Spartans. With seconds to spare, he launched himself back into space just before the vessel detonated. He never endangers the lives of those under his command if it is unnecessary. [111], On May 28, John and the pilot crash-landed on the damaged Halo ring, being shot down by Banished anti-aircraft cannons. Replying that the Covenant had taken over the landing bays, John-117 then told her to at least prepare for evacuation while he secured one. After telling the Spartans where to meet, the Spartans looked to him as their leader, a role he was initially surprised to receive but eventually accepted. The mission casualty list was 11 dead rebel soldiers and an unknown number of rebel civilians. Spartan Neural InterfaceAI Cortana (2552-2557) John led Blue Team in this engagement, killing hundreds of Unggoy troops in the process. John 7:19 Has not Moses given you the law? Her holographic form tore into multiple copies as she ejected her rampant personality spikes into the system, in order to overwhelm and disable the shielding under the stress of the sheer amount of multiplying rampant copies. John continued to fly through the outer hull of the ship until Cortana told him that they were coming out of slipspace. Considering John his personal hero, journalist Benjamin Giraud attempted to find out about his background and personal history. John and the Marines traveled through the jungle, searching for evacuation to a nearby military base. The Banshees were then recovered by the Spartans. Master Chief é um personagem controlado pelo jogador nos jogos principais da série de ficção científica: Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4 e Halo 5: Guardians. At only fourteen years old, John was said to have the body of an eighteen-year old Olympic athlete; the augmentation process hastened their reflexes, increased their strength, enhanced their eyesight, and rendered their bones nearly unbreakable. Until the release of Halo 4, John-117's face has never been seen in the games, and therefore his appearance is left mostly to one's imagination. John-117 upper-body, wielding a MA5B Assault Rifle. The next day, the humans left the planet for a rendezvous with the UNSC Infinity near Suban, one of the moons of Sanghelios. Even Senator Andrew Del Rio, who had condemned the Master Chief in an official statement, reversed his position and took some immediate leave. This encouragement gave her the strength to compose herself after enduring the mental tortures of the Gravemind. John is also noted for his exceptional luck, which, along with his combat skills and unyielding persistence, has allowed him to emerge victorious from situations many would consider impossible. Del Rio ordered for the chip to be returned only to be turned down by John, angered even further Del Rio ordered for John to be arrested at the hands of Palmer. For more uses of the term John, see its disambiguation page. He was hit by several assault cannon beams, and was confronted by a Brute Chieftain who began to interrogate him about the "Key of Osanalan". After bringing John aboard and rerouting what little power he had into his suit, the man welcomed him back. John-117 encountering the Flood in the swamps of Installation 04. John-117 in the midst of Col. Ackerson's training exercise. Although the Monitor seemed to be invulnerable, Johnson shot the Monitor, temporarily distracting him. Johnson and his team split up from John and the Arbiter. [16], John wearing his Mjolnir Mark IV armor, holding a MA37. John saved four other Marines on the station, including Staff Sergeant Avery Johnson. The Fall of Reach, though brief, was of great significance for John. Skeptical of the threat of the Prometheans, Rio ordered an immediate attack on a Forerunner gravity well preventing the ship from leaving. At the age of 14, John underwent the dangerous SPARTAN-II augmentation procedures. While the pilot stayed behind in crashed Pelican, the Chief proceeded to assault AA guns. After the augmentation procedures that took lives of nearly a half of Spartans, John was devastated; observing how his crippled brothers and sisters were transferred to other UNSC divisions almost made him furious. Affiliation John was later deployed to investigate the disappearance of Captain Keyes inside a believed weapons cache, where he ultimately engaged - for the first time - the parasitic Flood. [4][124][128], John has earned additional scars in battle which cover his body, including one that runs across his cheek beneath his left eye. Soon after, he tried to rescue Captain Keyes, but was too late. John faced a dilemma regarding the combat data on the Flood which Dr. Halsey had given him: providing the standard data set to Lieutenant Haverson would protect Sergeant Johnson from possible experimentation by ONI. [58] He is not shy about expressing caution, however, as shown in his first encounter with the Gravemind. [145] At this time and about a month earlier in a PC Gamer article, the armor-clad individual controlled by the player was referred to variously as a "standard soldier" or "marine". Just as the Shadow of Intent was about to destroy the Citadel, the Flood-controlled High Charity exited Slipspace, bringing the Flood into the battle and disabling the Shadow of Intent with a Flood Biomass boulder. In an attempt to board Solemn Penance, both of the strike teams' Pelican dropships were shot down by a Scarab. Upon arrival they slid out of Laden and tracked their target to the barracks using previously marked cargo. However, because his redacted name in the Eridanus II census record takes up less space than the surnames of, As seen in the books, John's rise through the ranks is a fast one: at the age of seven in. Thomas Lasky, however, picked up John's transmission. 5. It was thought that he was at least partly responsible for the civilian deaths caused by the Guardian on the planet, and it was decided an official story needed to be invented that did not reveal his AWOL status and Osiris' mission to hunt him and Blue Team down.[95]. [4] He did not want to lose them, though he understood that they could no longer fight alongside him. During their adventures, John showed absolute trust in Cortana, believing in her even when Lord Hood was unsure of her reliability, being willing to trust her enough to risk Earth on her word that she had a way to stop the Flood. John-117, born John [REDACTED] is the leader of Blue Team and the hero of the Covenant War. He began to hear multiple strange voices from the rampant personality spikes of Cortana proclaiming their intent always to take care of him. Evading or destroying pursuit, John attempted to warn the approaching UNSC Infinity of the dangerous gravity field that had disabled the Forward Unto Dawn. She tries again. However, despite his difficulty relating to non-Spartan personnel, John nevertheless showed great depth of character throughout his many years of service. Nevertheless, he was deeply affected by the deaths of each of the Spartans, particularly Sam. Blue Team fought to the ship's reactor and disabled its safeties so that it would begin to overheat and detonate. John watches the Infinity attacked by the Didact and Covenant. However, John specifically was known as "the Demon", an epithet he earned after the destruction of Installation 04, though allied Sangheili soon came to address him as "Spartan". John is also known as a man of his word and will strive to keep any promise he makes, even at great personal risk. He recalled what Cortana had asked him earlier, about who out of the duo was the real machine, and finally he found himself an answer: it was him. John nearly cornered the San'Shyuum and their Brute escorts, but was too late to prevent Truth's escape. Yet not one of you Parisa's father shot a photo of the two soon after that Parisa kept as a memento long after she thought John had died. John began a new life. The grenade detonated, causing the Didact to lose focus, become seriously injured and drop John, stumbling off the bridge into the slipspace rupture below. Attempting to gain access to the Composer, Master Chief was cut off from an opening to it. John-117 onboard Cairo Station during the Battle of Earth. Linda took up a sniping position and the other four Spartans entered the temple. Hood ordered John and the other Spartans to take a leave from combat, but upon returning to his team the Master Chief instead told them they were embarking on a new mission. On multiple occasions John has directly disobeyed protocol, and even superior officers that contradicted what he personally thought was right. Cortana attempts to warn the Infinity not to enter Requiem, but the signal received by Captain Del Rio is faint, thus the ship is ordered to move faster, endangering the crew greatly. These missions included diplomatic escorts through hostile territory, counter-piracy efforts against salvagers, and strikes against Covenant outposts.