By January 2553, he was being considered for both the SPARTAN-IV program by Musa Ghanem and the ONI covert intelligence unit, Kilo-Five, by CINCONI Margaret Parangosky. Buck and the others took the next exit off the highway, and The Rookie and Buck secured a building to hold and wait for Mickey's dropship to arrive. After dispatching the Unggoy he opened up her pod to find it empty. [37] Returning to Draco for the first time in years, Buck and the rest of Alpha-Nine traveled to New Albany and stormed the insurgents' headquarters established in the city's capitol building. 10 million records. Buck developed a budding friendship with his squadmates in Fireteam Osiris as well, maintaining some levity with the high-risk situations they were trust into. Sarah made a face that seemed to convey she was suspicious of him. Meaning that as the group to help her they would be completely in the dark on the details of her missions and knowing only that they would … However, Buck declined the aid as he believed that the appearance of Spartans would lead to the Rookie's execution. Dare essentially dared Buck to marry her, knowing that he would never propose if she didn't make a move. There is an ODST crest near his left armpit. Buck's armor takes substantial combat damage by the end of the, During this level, Buck says he is a member of the 11th. [13] Upon arriving at Apogee, they found the settlement under attack. Halo Wars 2 (2017, Xbox One & Windows 10), Halo 4: King of the Hill (2012, iOS & Android), Halo: Fireteam Raven (2018, Arcade cabinet), Halo Custom Edition (2004, Windows & Mac), Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2014, Xbox One), Halo Wars: Definitive Edition (2016, Xbox One & Windows 10), Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide (2013), Single Occupant Exoatmospheric Insertion Vehicle, https://halo.fandom.com/wiki/Edward_Buck?oldid=1817940. Buck was present during the Fall of Reach, fighting in New Alexandria. Buck was the first individual that declined Jun's offer to join the SPARTAN-IV program. Troubled by his death, Dutch decided to retire alongside his wife. [56], Upon exiting slipspace, the Guardian arrived at the Forerunner world of Genesis, where all the other Guardians had traveled to at Cortana's demand. [5] Come 2542, he found himself fighting in the Battle for Alluvion. Unable to receive air support for transport to the Guardian, Osiris accessed Sunaion's undercity to travel towards the construct's location. During the Battle of Earth in 2552, Buck's squad was a part of a larger ODST unit that was to be inserted onto the Prophet of Regret's Flagship stationed over the city of New Mombasa. United Nations Space CommandUNSC Marine CorpsODST (Former)Spartan[4] Buck in Thel 'Vadam's camp on Sanghelios. Provide cover fire and mission assistance for Master Chief and defeat fan-favorite enemies like the Covenant and Flood. [11] Buck's last known place of residence is Karnak on Draco III, where he is also a citizen. In response, Mickey attacked and inadvertently pushed Romeo down a hill. Locke managed to reach the relay terminal that gave Cortana control and destroyed it, reinstating full control of Genesis to Exuberant Witness. Up to 4-players take part in the events of the original Halo storyline from an all new perspective - the ODST soldiers of Fireteam Raven. For a bit more information, let’s take a gander at the official description: October 2559. [14] Buck then led the other ODSTs to Kikowani Station, intending to take the train out of the city, but found that the train tunnels had been flooded. His civilian occupation is listed as student. Palmer and her Spartans arrived seconds later, having wiped out the rest of the rebels in the city. With his team reunited, Buck escaped and to his relief, was contacted by Jun who Buck had feared was dead. Main article: Battle of Mombasa On October 20, 2552, during the early stages of the Battle of Earth, a large element of the 65th Shock Troops Division was to be inserted onto the Solemn Penance, flagship of a small Covenant invasion fleet, stationed over New Mombasa. However, Buck was shot in the back by Schein. When Buck asked about getting Lasky to marry them, Roland interrupted to offer to marry them instead. Buck signaled for Dutch and Mickey to sneak up to the balcony, while he and Romeo distracted Ingridson. As Osiris raced to the elevator to escape the ensuring damages that would be caused by the Guardian's activation, the construct rose out of the surface nearby. After refusing to allow the Spartans to pursue Blue Team, Fireteam Osiris engaged the Warden and eventually destroyed him. Buck is voiced by, and his appearance is modeled on, Buck is the first playable character in the, Buck's place as the fourth member of Fireteam Osiris was filled by, Due to fan popularity, Buck is one of three bonus multiplayer announcers in. Biographical information You can help Halo Alpha by updating it. Freeing Locke and with retracing their steps impossible, on Buck's suggestion the four Spartans rushed back the way Blue Team had entered, traveling back to each platform via teleporter. However, the Guardian was located in the Csurdon Sea next to the city of Sunaion, the last bastion of the Covenant on Sanghelios. Moments later, Commander Musa-096 ordered for all trainees to return to their quarters. Afterwards, Buck was congratulated by Musa for his actions on Talitsa, stating that the fact that he had not executed Mickey when products of the older SPARTAN programs like the Master Chief might have (and Jun definitely would have) proved that the SPARTAN-IV program was an amazing triumph, all because of Buck's humanity. Buck as he appears in the Desperate Measures Vidoc. During that same year, he enrolled in an enlistment survey program for the ODST program. Originally a road-train driver before becoming an ODST, his former occupation has prepared him for the arduous tasks of a heavy weapons specialist and driver in the ODSTs. [59], With the Constructor, Halsey inputted her commands into it and the construct took off to activate the Guardian. Osiris fled that doomed walker and traveled into the support facility via stolen Type-54 Banshees. [17], Buck along with the rest of Alpha-Nine would then partake in Operation: JOINT MONITOR at Voi. After breaching their way into the building's legislature chambers, their entrance was quickly blocked off by some rebels. Rarely, if you jump with Buck somewhere in the vehicle, he will sing the first few bars of "Dixie" in reference to The Dukes of Hazard. [16] After their encounter on Sargasso, the two avoided each other for the remainder of the war, until they were forced to work together in the Battle of Mombasa. Buck then realized how his words must have sounded and he quickly clarified. Following Cortana’s departure, both Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris together fought their way through hordes of Promethean constructs to reach a D79-TC Pelican that had previously arrived on the planet via a Guardian’s Slipspace entry. As the Spartans traveled to Blue Team's position at Genesis' Gateway, they encountered Covenant forces that were inadvertently brought to Genesis with the Guardians, as well as hostile Promethean forces led by the Warden. Upon arriving just outside the Gateway, Osiris came under attack from several of the Warden's bodies and his forces, as the Prometheans attempted to buy more time for Cortana to finish her plans. [3], On January 3, 2553, Black Box compiled a report for Admiral Margaret Parangosky detailing the actions of Alpha-Nine during the Battle of Mombasa, and containing Buck's CSV. As a result, the pods were scattered throughout the city. [2], In 2545. And also Buck fought and knocked another SIV with a straight headbutt! [2] By the time of the Battle of New Mombasa, Buck was considered to be one of the most skilled ODSTs alive, with only SPARTANs being better soldiers than him. Once inside the station, Osiris retrieved a Constructor, but were promptly attacked by Promethean forces. The purpose of this mod is to support other halo mods such as the delux hud, reach health pack, the spartan modles, and the rest. Once they had a clear shot, Buck killed one of 'Mdama's Zealot guards with a Z-250 lightrifle and Locke charged towards 'Mdama to begin engaging the Supreme Leader in close-quarters combat. Just as Osiris arrived at the platform their Pelican was on, the Guardian continued to send out more frequent shockwaves that slowed the Spartans down and caused the platform they were on to collapse. [2], Now an ODST, Buck would fight at the Battle of Sargasso and at Bounty. After Halo Infinite's deep dive during Microsoft's Xbox Series X game presentation, we should have a better idea of how it plays and what the game is about. Proceed at your own risk. [24] Buck was reprimanded by Dare for disobeying her direct order and he was threatened with a charge of insubordination, but he did not receive any other apparent punishment. [49], At some point after the events on Talitsa, Buck was reassigned to UNSC Meriwether Lewis and acted as Spartan Commander for the Spartan contingent on the ship. While the Arbiter remained behind to finish eliminating Covenant and Promethean forces, Palmer and Halsey picked up Osiris in the Pelican and flew towards the Guardian. Their first location hunting down the rogue SPARTAN-IIs was the glassed colony of Meridian. Leonidas attempted to stop Buck, going so far as to declare him a rogue Spartan and threatening to kill everyone on the station if he didn't surrender. This article is out-of-date and needs to be updated with new information. When Mickey awoke, he asked Buck to kill him. [78] Buck typically uses an MA5D assault rifle and M6H2 pistol in combat. [36] Buck is able to always come up with a plan on the fly, an ability he believed was the reason he was in command of Alpha-Nine. After a brief discussion, he realized that Covenant forces were heading for Dare's crash site. [5] Buck models a classical and robust strategy logic but also can think fast on his feet. It may have occurred at any point during the war following the planet's initial. [53], After using the Scorpion to clear out the rest of the nearby Prometheans, Vale and the rest of Osiris proceeded to Meridian Station, where they discovered that Sloan was a smart AI suffering from onset rampancy. Buck during the Battle of Kamchatka with his sights on a Sangheili's head. Once Dutch and Mickey got into position, Buck ordered the squad to attack the rebels while having Palmer and her Spartans engage the approaching rebels outside. In 2532, Buck fought in the Battle of Vodin. 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