War Beast

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War Beast
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Statistics

Species:

War Beast

Legion(s):

Red Legion
Loyalists

Role(s):

Assault Beasts
Cannon Fodder

Mission(s):

Homecoming
Adieu
Payback
1AU
Chosen
The Arms Dealer
The Inverted Spire

Height:

4'6

Combat information

Weapon(s):

Teeth, Claws, Back Blades

Abilities:

Rapid Movement
Cabal Claws Melee

 

War Beasts are the Cabal's frontline attack animals and military hounds used by the Red Legion.[1]

Overview[edit]

War Beasts are feral, vicious attack animals deployed by the Red Legion as either shock troops, a distraction or as cannon fodder to protect their other forces. These beasts are quick and highly aggressive and will attack any enemy in sight. They are also very tenacious and will not stop until either they or their enemies are dead.

Gameplay[edit]

War Beasts have no ranged attack abilities but compensate for this with their incredible agility and unyielding ferocity. While they are weak individually, and can be downed in just a few shots, they make up for this by being deployed in large numbers which can easily overwhelm enemies. Once they get in close to their enemies, they will relentlessly strike at them with their claws, teeth and blades affixed to their backs.[2]

Variants[edit]

Known War Beasts[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • War Beasts are the first animal enemies to ever appear in the Destiny franchise, and are the first quadruped creatures the player can interact with.
  • Their attack strategy of using overwhelming forces and swift movements makes the War Beasts similar to the Hive Thrall. They also essentially serve the same purpose as cannon fodder.
  • When killed by a headshot, their bodies burst with the same Cabal oil that their suits use.
  • Cabal troops within the Red Legion and Loyalists wear bodysuits made from War Beast scales. Additionally, all War Beasts (including Loyalists) have a Red Legion brand on their hind leg. This could be a developer mistake for the latter, or it could be that only the Red Legion uses War Beasts and defectors to the Loyalists take the Beasts with them for additional forces, the brand still remaining.

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