Halo lore

HALO LORE

A curated guide to the Halo story for people looking to understand the Halo universe.

 
 

 

TIME PERIODS

Halo lore can be divided into a handful of different eras, from the Forerunner Era, to the formation of the Covenant, to the human insurrection, through the Human-Covenant War, beyond through the post-war period, and up to the Rule of the Created

 
 

 

UNIVERSE CONTENT

The Halo universe is massive, and it would feel empty without the people who occupy it, the places they go, the ships they use to get there, and the groups they form once they are there.

 

MEDIA

While most people only know Halo by the games, there is a nearly endless number of stories told within the books, comics, and films, covering every part of the Halo universe.

 
 

 

MAJOR EVENTS

There are hundreds of victories, losses, births, and deaths in the Halo lore, some more significant than others.  Here are a handful of the more important events in the Halo universe from every part of the timeline.