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HonorGuardPike
Energy Stave
Production information
Model

Type-4 Energy Weapon/Pike

Type

Melee Weapon

Technical specifications
Size

14 feet long

Fire Mode

Melee

Accuracy

High

Range

Close Range

Usage
Era(s)
Counterweapon(s)

Medium-Long Range Weapon

Affiliation
  [Source]


The Type-4 Energy Weapon/Pike, or Energy Pike, is a weapon used by Sangheili honour guards.

Description

The Energy Pike, sometimes called the Energy Stave, is a Sangheili weapon used almost exclusively by the Honour Guards. A deeply ceremonial weapon, it is traditionally the weapon of Keep Guards, and this crossed over to the Honour Guards. The weapons are intricate and mostly ceremonial, but still functional and deadly. The weapon projects a plasma field when activated, creating a shroud of white hot plasma that can burn through armour with ease. The long staffed pikes can easily be thrust through a an armoured soldier, keeping their enemy at arms length, and protecting their charges.

Each weapon is master-crafted for the guard, and is inlaid with silver filigree, creating a stand out weapon, and a warning for any that come too close.

Variants

Bulwark Imperial

Energy Pikes have long been the weapon of choice for the Honour Guard, and Bulwark Imperial was one of the first. It was traditionally held by the head of the guard, and survived the fall of High Charity. The weapon made it into the hands of the reconstituted Honour Guard, who keep it as a relic for the Guard General.

Tarnished Soul

When the Prophet of Truth ordered the changing of the guard, master crafted Pikes, beloved by their wielders, fell into the hands of the upstart Jiralhanae, who mistreated the elegant weapon as a simple instrument. Most were never recovered, except for the one that became known as Tarnished Soul, Wielded by the warlord Hurikus as a badge of honour. It was captured when Hurikus met his end at the hands of Sword assassins, and the Pike retrieved. During Hurikus' possession, it was covered in crude trophies taken from his victims, and modified with gravitic impellers that allowed the user to lunge forward at astounding speeds.

Honour Reforged

When Iurya 'Fashka learned his charge, the Minister of Recompense, had betrayed his whole species, he impaled him on the Pike intended to protect the Minister and snapped it in half. Taking the two broken halves with him, Iurya wandered to find a worthy master. After years of wanderings, he came to the feet of Arbiter Vadam, and finally found a worthy charge to protect. The Pike was reforged and made whole again, and became an instrument to protect leader of the Sword of Sanghelios.

UNSC Remarks

"It's a shame they don't use them things out of ceremonies more often; they keep 'em so sharp, I've seen one cut through a concrete wall."

Weapons of the USR

Energy Rifles

Plasma Rifle | Plasma Repeater | Storm Rifle | Concussion Rifle

Kinetic Rifles

Needler | Carbine | Needle Rifle | Needler Shotgun

Pistols

Plasma Pistol | Nail Gun | Fuel Rod Burster

Heavy Weapons

Plasma Caster | Fuel Rod Gun | Plasma Launcher | Needler Cannon | Assault Cannon

Sniper Rifles

Beam Rifle | Focus Rifle | Fuel Rod Rifle

Support Weapons

Plasma Cannon | Plasma Mortar | Plasma Flamer

Grenades

Plasma Grenade | Fusion Grenade | Electricity Grenade

Melee Weapons

Energy Sword | Energy Greatsword | Curveblade

Energy Garrote | Energy Dagger | Tactical Knife

Energy Pike | Energy Spear | Energy Glaive | Energy Halberd | Type-34 Energy Weapon/Lance

Explosives

Anti Matter Charge | 'Bouncing Betty' | 'Jumping Jack'