Edward Buck/Quotes

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Halo 3: ODST[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Prepare to Drop[edit]

  • "You know the music, time to dance." - When telling his squad to suit up, on board the UNSC Say My Name.
  • "Pods, now." - After Romeo comments on Dare.
  • "This many years into the war? Who isn't?" - To Dare, who asked about his squads "replacements".
  • "To me. And they're not gonna like what they hear." - Annoyed, after Dare's comment that his men follow orders.
  • "Come on, Veronica! What could be more important than that carrier?" - To Dare.
  • "Second to last, right next to mine." -When showing Dare to her pod.
  • "Ms. Naval intelligence, our new boss. So check your mouths, find your chairs... (shoves a Sniper rifle to Romeo) and get set for a combat drop!" - Buck to Romeo when Romeo asked for Dare's name.
  • Speech to ODSTs before drop depending on Difficulty:
    • "Troopers! We are green, and very, very mean!" - On Easy and Normal.
    • "Pucker up, Marines! I sure as hell ain't hosing out your pods!" - On Heroic.
    • "We are droppin' into Hell, troopers! Time to grow a pair!" - On Legendary.
  • "Hey Romeo, remember when I told you to shut your mouth? Consider that a standing order." - To Romeo during the HEV drop.
  • "Stabilize then pop your chutes! We're going in hard!" - To the squad, after being hit by the EMP blast created by the assault carrier's slipspace rupture.

Tayari Plaza[edit]

  • "Ah! Works great." - Sarcastically to Dare, after falling off his upside-down pod.
  • "Did I...do something wrong? Because the only thing I regret about you and me? Not knowing you were a spook when we first met. I would have been a lot less charming." - To Dare.
  • "That was years ago, Veronica! I'm (grunt) a little (grunt) fuzzy (grunt) on the... (takes out his stuck Assault Rifle from his pod)... details." - To Dare, who stated that they both agreed to end the argument about her job.
  • "Must have met a lot of other saps since then. Why pick me for this safari?" - To Dare, complaining his involvement in her mission.
  • "I remember not getting an answer..." - To Dare, who mentioned his question to her years ago.
  • "I said stay put! I'm on my way!" - To Dare, after sighting a Phantom flying overhead.
  • "I appreciate the concern." - To Dare, who tells him about the Covenant-infested area.
  • "See any more come down?" - To a Marine, who commented his luckiness of not getting killed by the drop.
  • "What the hell happened here?" - After seeing multiple dead Elites and Brutes inside a building.
  • "Veronica, what's with all the dead Elites?" - To Dare, after sighting more dead Elites and Brutes in the streets of New Mombasa.
  • "It's like a family feud, like they were killed by Brutes. Is there something I should know?" - To Dare, who wants him to explain his question thoroughly.
  • "Huh, some things never change." - After Dare said the answer to his question mentioned above is classified.
  • "Got a little Jackal problem!" - To Dare, after meeting a few Jackals on his way to help Dare.
  • "Gotta get through this door. Should be a switch around here somewhere." - If the player lingers around the locked door.
  • "Almost there! What's wrong?" - To Dare, who urgently asks for his location.
  • "Whoa! Hang on, I'll be right there!" - To Dare, who begins her "will".
  • "Damn it, no! Veronica? Talk to me! Don't move! I'm coming, you hear?" - To Dare, who loses contact with him.
  • "Hunters?! No, I do not have time for this! Turn around you bastards, let me shoot you in the back." - After sighting a pair of Hunters heading his way.
  • "There's her pod, now I just need to find a way down..." - Upon reaching Tayari Plaza, which is Dare's crash site.
  • "Arrgh! I'm here...I got ya..." - When attempting to open Dare's stuck pod, which is later found empty.
  • "Aw, nuts." - After seeing an Engineer approaching him.
  • "What the heck was that? You ever seen one before?" - To Romeo, who killed the Engineer.
  • "Hey, Romeo! You got your ears on?" - To Romeo after he does not respond to him.
  • "Oh, I get it. Permission to speak, smart ass." - To Romeo after he does not respond to his previous question.
  • "Yeah, maybe. You hear from Mickey, Dutch?" - In response to Romeo's comment that the Engineer must have killed Dare.
  • "We need to get above this crap, link up with the bee-net, one of our drones must have seen where they hit." - After being acknowledge that Romeo heard nothing from rest of the squad.
  • "No... never. Doesn't matter. All I care about now is gettin' my men out of this city. Even you." - Answer to Romeo's question that are they abandoning Dare's mission.

ONI Alpha Site[edit]

  • "Glad you boys are safe and sound." - To Mickey and Dutch, who finally receive contact with him onboard a Police-variant Pelican.
  • "Long as you're offerin'. We're in the Police HQ." - To Dutch, who inquires their need of transport.
  • "Alright, meet you up top!" - After an NMPD Officer's confirmation on their ride to the Police HQ.

NMPD HQ[edit]

  • "Hey Rookie. You out there? Respond. That's an order!" - When activating his comm as he and Romeo descending the stairs leading to a launch pad, attempting to reach the then-fainted Rookie.
  • "Oh, give up, huh? What if it were you down there?" - To Romeo, who suggests him to give up on reaching The Rookie.
  • "Oh, you're a piece of work, Romeo." - After Romeo's cold response to his question above.
  • "Banshees on your six!" - To Mickey and Dutch's Pelican, which is landing on the launch pad.
  • "Hit the deck!" - To Romeo, as the Banshees fires their Fuel Rod Cannon.
  • "Alive or dead, we're pulling them out! You hear me?" - To Romeo, after losing contact with Mickey and Dutch.
  • "Make some noise. I got your back." - As he and Romeo enter the Covenant-guarded Police Headquarters.
  • "Back inside! Let's find that Pelican!" - Once inside the interior of the HQ.
  • "Now we get to kill them." - Response to Romeo's questions about the Covenant they evaded on their way to the launch pad.
  • "Do you ever get tired of bitching, Romeo?" -In response to Romeo complaining about having to use the stairs.
  • "Point taken." -Replying to Romeo's comment.
  • "They haven't seen us. Pick a target, take it out." - To Romeo, once they reach the first courtyard.
  • "That did it! Shoot and scoot!" - Once Romeo takes out his first target.
  • "Romeo! Phantom landing on the pad!" - To Romeo, pointing out the drop ship.
  • "C'mon, Romeo! Push through these doors!" - To Romeo, after the firefight in the courtyard.
  • "Jackals with Carbines up top. Watch yourself!" - To Romeo, upon entering the second courtyard.
  • "C'mon, Romeo. We gotta kill those Jackals." - If the player stalls with fighting the Jackals.
  • "Stay put Dutch. We'll come to you." - After establishing contact with Dutch.
  • "Grab some ammo, Romeo. These boys won't need it." - Entering a room littered with ammo and dead Police Officers.
  • "Sniper. Up high. Make your first shot count." - To Romeo, upon entering the third courtyard.
  • "More of 'em! Romeo, get to work!" - Once Romeo takes out the first target.
  • "Jet Pack Brutes! Don't let 'em get behind us!" - As he and Romeo make their way deeper into the courtyard.
  • "Keep pressing, we gotta get to that crash site!" - To Romeo, as they nearer the crash site.
  • "Affirmative. We're almost there." - To Mickey, who stated their make-shift bridge made up with cranes and metal bars.
  • "What? You afraid of heights? Get going." - To Romeo, who becomes scared when the "bridge" is merely a metal bar.
  • "C'mon Romeo, follow me." - If the player stalls in front of the metal bar.
  • "Let's get the hell off this thing!" - As two Banshees fly over and shakes the metal bar.
  • "What's our situation?" - To Mickey, upon reaching the crash site.
  • "Pick a turret, Romeo! Conserve your ammo. This is gonna get hot!" - To Romeo, as a Phantoms draw nearer to the crash site.
  • "Phantom coming in left!" - To the group, defending the area.
  • "Hostiles on the lower levels! Clear 'em out!" - When Covenant troops occupy the lower floor of the constructing building.
  • "Phantom! Dead ahead!" - Alerting the group after more fighting.
  • "Step back! Take 'em down!" - Leading the group in the intense fight.
  • "Pour it on boys, we're almost through this!" - As the end of the firefight draws closer.
  • "Look out! Chieftain!" - When the final Phantom approaches the crash site.
  • "Scatter!" - When Brute Chieftain drops and kills an NMPD Officer.
  • "Get. This. Thing. Off. Of. Me." - While underneath the dead Brute Chieftain.
  • "How bad?" - To the injured Romeo.
  • "It's alright. I know another way." - To the squad, after Dutch's gesture that their only transport out of the city, the Pelican, is no longer working.

Kikowani Station[edit]

  • "We're almost there." - As the ODSTs draw close to the Kikowanit train Station.
  • "He's got a punctured lung, can't breathe." - Answering Dutch's question on Romeo's injury.
  • "Trains ran underground up to the old city, we're gonna find one of the tunnels, walk on outta here." - Explaining his plan out of the city.
  • "Was planning on it, but, now that you're feeling better..." - Humorously, answering Romeo's question about carrying him the whole way.
  • "Get the door!" - To Dutch, as a Phantom suddenly flies overhead.
  • "Wait here. We're gonna steal that ride. It's landing, now's our chance! Mickey! You're with me!" - To the squad, after realizing the train tunnels are flooded.
  • "Well, let's see what you remember trooper, move!" - To Mickey, who states that it's been years that he had run a simulation on piloting.
  • "They're between us and that Phantom, what do you think?" - Answer to Mickey's question regarding to kill the Engineers or not.
  • "Go, Mickey. Up the lift, kill the pilots." - To Mickey, underneath the Phantom.
  • "OK, I'll grab a Banshee, you go get Dutch and Romeo." - After Mickey's confirmation on the Phantom's status.
  • "A whole lot of Covenant, scattering around the Slipspace crater. I wonder what they're looking for." - Buck's answer to Mickey's question. Only available if the player flies upward to the top of the train station.
  • "That's the way we're headed, take 'em out!" - After Romeo alerting Banshees exiting the doors leading their way out.
  • "I'll head through on foot, see if I can find a work around inside the tunnel." - To the squad, when the door in front of them is jammed.
  • "Troopers, I got bad news." - To his squad, after sighting a Scarab.
  • "We got a Scarab, right by our exit." - To the squad, explaining the situation.
  • "Keep her steady Mickey. (to Romeo) You doin' okay?" - Upon entering the Phantom, after escaping the city.
  • "Mickey, turn around! Find a safe place to set us down!" - After realizing Dare's mission to the undergrounds of the city.
  • "I lost something! (whispering to himself) Now I know where to find her." - Answer to Mickey's question regarding why the need to turn back into the city.

Data Hive[edit]

  • "Veronica? Where the hell are you?" - After hearing Dare's surprise shout of his name in the Superintendent's Data Center.
  • "Whatever you say, just come on!" - To Dare, who tells him not to shoot anything pink".
  • "Rookie? I could use a hand over here. Come on!" - When the three meet up outside the Data Center.
  • "About this uh, asset. Feel free to fill me in whenever." - After meeting Vergil.
  • "Whoops.. Easy does as it, Rookie" - When spotting Yanme'e sleeps at ceiling.
  • "Door's locked. Damn!" - During the escape out of the Data Center.
  • "I've seen hundreds of these things today! Why is this one so important?" - During Vergil's attempt to open the locked door mentioned above.
  • "No! Well... maybe one or... two!" -During conversation with Dare, who asked him if he had killed any Engineers.
  • "Well, how was I supposed to know?" -After being scolded after the above statement.
  • "Elevator. Come on." - To the other three, moments away from leaving the underground.

Coastal Highway[edit]

  • "Whew! Lord, that thing stinks. Kinda reminds me of my—" - Upon entering the elevator, cut off when being punched by Dare.
  • "What was that for?" -After being punched by Dare.
  • "What mission? You dropped off the grid! My squad was scattered—" - After Dare's explanation to his question, that he "abandoned the mission." Cut off when Dare kisses him.
  • "You did good Rookie, no doubt. But we're not out of this yet." - To the Rookie, when the elevator stops.
  • "Captain, how about you hang back? Let us clear a path." - Upon exiting the building that holds the elevator.
  • "Flank the watchtower, Trooper! Take it out!" - to The Rookie, in the streets of New Mombasa.
  • "Waterfront Highway! Fastest way out of the city." - Answering Dare's question regarding where they are heading to.
  • "Can't that thing move any faster?" - As the four move down the streets.
  • "Want me to give it a little push?" - Jokingly, after Dare's response to his previous quote.
  • "Follow me, trooper. Double time!" - If the player stalls in the streets.
  • "This way, should be an elevator right through here." - Outside a building in New Mombasa.
  • "Sit tight. We'll need the alien to power on the switch." - Upon the team's arrival at an elevator.
  • "Okay, we're all set. Hit it, Rookie." - To the Rookie, after Vergil re-activated the elevator.
  • "They started showing up right before I went underground." - Answer to Dare's question regarding the arrival of the Covenant Cruisers to the city.
  • "Oh, I'm sorry, I was a little busy. Making sure perfume (points to Vergil) over here didn't take a round and blow us all up!" - Response to Dare's complaint about not telling her about the cruisers.
  • "Yeah? Well...here I am!" - Angrily, when Dare claimed that she thought she would never see Buck again.
  • "I stole a Phantom. Yes. Thank you. I hid it in the shipyards down the highway. (Looks toward nearby Warthog) But I only have room for two, so...that thing's gonna have to sit on your lap." - Answer to Dare's question regarding their exit.
  • "Take my advice, Rookie. You ever fall for a woman? Make sure she's got balls." -Buck to Rookie, after Dare boards a NMWD truck, and out of earshot.
  • "Take the wheel, Rookie. I'll ride shotgun." - To the Rookie, beside a Warthog.
  • "Get in the driver seat, trooper. We gotta roll!" - If the player waits around the Warthog.
  • "Listen Marine, we ain't going anywhere until you drive us there!" - If the player continues to wait around the Warthog.
  • "It's too far to walk, Rookie. Get in the Warthog!" - If the player walks instead of driving the Warthog.
  • "What are you, crazy? Stop moving around, and drive this 'hog!" - If the player continues to walk away.
  • "Hey, uh, Captain? Pick a lane." - To Dare,
  • "You got to be kidding me!" - When the truck smashes through the cars in the highway.
  • "Hey, hold up! It's a Gauss Hog. Let's change vehicles. Same deal, trooper: You drive, I shoot." - When the four come across a Gauss Canon-mounted Warthog.
  • "Concentrate on driving. I got this."- To the Rookie, as he gets on to the M68 Gauss Cannon.
  • "I see it. Must've dropped out one of the cruisers. Just keep driving, it hasn't spotted us." - When Dare alerts about a Scarab on the highway.
  • "There weren't that many Covenant last night!" - When Dare asks how did he make down the highway the night before with all the Covenant troops in it.
  • "Captain's right, trooper. We're gonna need that tank." - If the player stalls near the Scorpion tank after Dare's request on taking the armored vehicle instead of the Warthog.
  • "Assault Carrier! Ten o'clock high! Look at the size of that thing!" - As an assault carrier comes into view.
  • "But the dig site's on the other side of the city!" - When the carrier mentioned above begins charging its Energy Projector.
  • "Damn it, no! They're gonna burn this city and then glass the whole planet! Covenant bastards! It's just like Reach all over again!" - When the carrier begins glassing the city.
  • "Mickey, you read me? Change of plans. You're coming to us." - To Mickey, as they continue down the highway.
  • "There's no other way. Covenant just wasted the highway. We're gonna keep rolling as far as we can. Get airborne, fly the Phantom to my beacon." - To Mickey, who debates that the "sky is kind of crowded".
  • "And whatever you do... Stay clear of that carrier." - To Mickey, who confirms Buck's request.
  • "Veronica! Talk to me!" -After a Scarab fires its main canon at the truck.
  • "Screw the alien, what about you?" - After Dare reports that Vergil is okay.
  • "Take the next off-ramp, trooper. I see a building, north side of the highway. We'll hole up there, wait for evac." - After sighting the Public Entrance to Uplift Nature Reserve.
  • "Out of the vehicle, trooper! Let's move!" - Once the vehicle reaches the ramp.
  • "Our vehicle won't fit through that. We're on foot from here!" - If the player stalls inside the vehicle.
  • "Veronica, wait here. Rookie, let's secure that building!" - As they draw closer to the entrance.
  • "Mickey, what's your ETA?" - Once the area is clear of Covenant patrol.
  • "Hostile Phantoms, coming in!" - As Phantoms begins their assault at the building.
  • "That's not good!" - After Dare alerts about the Wraiths on the highway firing at the building.
  • "Just nice to know they really do listen. C'mon, let's get out of this city." - After Dare complimented that "for replacements [the squad] make one hell of a team."
  • "Come on Rookie, get in the Phantom." - If the player stalls and not approaches the ally Phantom.
  • "What are you waiting for, trooper? Phantom! Now!" - If the player continues to stall.
  • "Long as it don't get hit!" - Answer to Dutch's question about the safety of the Engineer's presence.
  • "What can I say...? It was a hell of a night." - to Rookie and Dutch, putting a conclusion on the ground battle.
  • "Easy does it." - As he and Rookie pulls Romeo from the Phantom's Plasma Turret.
  • "Give him some meds, would ya?" - To the Rookie, after Romeo expressing his frustration on returning the city.
  • "It's important. It knows things." - To Romeo, thinking Romeo was frustrated at Vergil.
  • "Mickey? I'm sending you a very special co-pilot." - To Mickey, after Romeo explanation he "wasn't talking about the alien".
  • "It won't bite. And unlike you, it knows what to tell those cruisers to keep 'em off our tail." - To Mickey, who didn't want Vergil with him in the cockpit.
  • "What about you? What about us?" - After Dare said that "[the Covenant] have found what they're looking for".
  • "Whoa! Stand down, stand down!" - To the alerted squad, after Avery Johnson tosses his lighter at Vergil.

Gameplay Quotes[edit]

  • "Don't look at me Rookie, cover the Captain!" - To the Rookie if he stares at him for a few moments.
  • "That look may work with the chicks, but not with me." - To the Rookie if he stares at him for a few moments.
  • "The last person who looked at me like that was the Captain and I asked her to marry me, so... you know." - To Rookie if he stares at him for a few moments.
  • "I understand that in the military we aren't supposed to ask, but I think I don't have to with you." - To Rookie if he continues to stare at him (reference to the US military's former "Don't ask, don't tell" policy).
  • "Look, I'm not saying anything has to happen, but maybe later we just hold each other in our underwear or something, but now we have a job to do!" - To either the Rookie or Romeo if he stares at him.
  • "Don't let that damn turret fire one more round!"
  • "This is Sparta!" -IWHBYD Skull at various points in campaign and Firefight, a reference to both 300, the SPARTAN and III programs.
  • "Don't make me do something manly and impulsive now." -IWHBYD Skull. This is a reference to Nathan Fillion's character Malcolm Reynolds from Firefly who insists that "Barging onto a companion's shuttle is both manly and impulsive".
  • "This is your 8 A.M. wake up call!"
  • "You know, with that helmet on... I can't tell... if you're staring at me... or not." -When stared at. IWHBYD possibly required.
  • "Go through 'em like a one stoplight town." -After all enemies in the area are dead.
  • "Thank you for the shiny, pretty gun." -If the player gives Buck a more powerful and bigger weapon, "shiny" possibly being a Firefly reference
  • "You do know this is a better gun?" -If the player gives Buck a more powerful weapon. IWHBYD required.
  • "You do realize that this is a better gun?" -If the player gives Buck a more powerful weapon.
  • "Whoop-dee-doo!" -When the vehicle Buck is in is launched by an explosive. IWHBYD possibly required
  • "That was 800 yards with a bent scope!" -IWHBYD Skull required. When you no scope a headshot in NMPD HQ. Firefly reference.
  • "Hey, watch it. New vehicles don't just fall out of the sky." -IWHBYD skull possibly required. When you repeatedly roll your Warthog on Coastal Highway.
  • "You take the turret. I haven't been able to hit anything all day." -If the player replaces Buck in the Warthog turret on Coastal Highway.
  • "You take the turret. You're better at it anyway." -If the player mans the Warthog turret on Coastal Highway.
  • "You know, they are more fun to fight than Elites." -referring to Brutes on NMPD HQ.
  • "Yep" - When Rookie trade weapons with Buck.
  • "I'll take gunner, dude." - When Buck want to ride as gunner.
  • "Put me in range." - When Buck mounts the gunner seat. Sometimes he continues straight from the previous line, which often happens on Coastal Highways.
  • "I call shotgun. You have to do it in sight of the vehicle." - When Buck approaches to ride in the passenger seat.

Firefight quotes[edit]

  • "Heat in the pipe! That's what she said!" - Rocket Launcher
  • "Let me turret, you suck at it."
  • "Bam, said the lady." - This is a phrase voice actor Nathan Fillion is trying to promote, with the meaning of a general exclamation. It also makes an appearance in his TV show Castle.
  • "Boom, headshot." - Refrence to Doug from Pure Pwnage
  • "Ooh, the back of your head." - Assassination/Melee kill, Red vs. Blue reference.
  • "Aaand, a headshot!"
  • "Gimmie a sec, aaaaannnnd OK." -When reloading.
  • "Let me turret, you suck at it. Don't get mad, we all know it."
  • "Felt good, sounded better."-Rare to be said
  • "Smile, you son of a bitch!" - This is a reference to Jaws.
  • "Whoops, dropped your brain!"
  • "Nice catch! With your face."
  • "You must be the stupidest apes in the whole damn 'verse!" - Firefly reference. Firefly characters refer to the universe as the 'verse.
  • "Special delivery from kick your ass express!"
  • "Putting the pineapple in there!"
  • "Low on Amm-o!" Upon reloading last magazine
  • "I thought you guys were supposed to be shiny?" - Firefly reference.
  • "I was expecting some actual resistance!"
  • "That all you've got?"
  • Here's that violent and unnatural death you ordered!"
  • Pow! Another one!" - After scoring a headshot.

Halo: Reach[edit]

Campaign[edit]

New Alexandria[edit]

  • "Command: this is Gunnery Sergeant Buck, 11th ODST, over." - Requesting emergency support.
  • "My guys got caught in a firefight in the Nomolos Tower, roof collapsed. I gotta get over there and get them out." - Explanation to Lieutenant Commander Kat-B320 on his request on air support.
    • Alternatively: "Need escort on a classified op. Send someone who can fly a tight formation." - Mission variant
    • Alternatively: "Phantom's got one of my squads pinned. I need to take it out and evac my troopers." - Mission variant
  • "Thanks for the assist, Spartan... I'll see you in hell." - To SPARTAN-B312, after completing the emergency mission.

Firefight Voice[edit]

  • "You in there? Respond. That's an order." - When previewing his voice in the Armory
  • "Yeah, well... Here I am." - When previewing his voice in the Armory (quote from Halo 3: ODST's Coastal Highway)
  • "Covies won't know what hit them." - When previewing his voice in the Armory
  • "In one ear, out the other." - Headshot
  • "Right betwixt the eye sockets." - Headshot
  • "Here's one for your face!" - Headshot
  • "Nice catch, with your face." - Headshot
  • "Oh! Did you see that? Right in his face!" - Headshot
  • "Kaboom! Whoa, I almost feel bad about that. - Headshot
  • "Di-rect hit!" - Headshot
  • "Bingo! ...Was his name-o." -Headshot
  • "Frag out." - Said when throwing a grenade (Can be a Fragmentation Grenade or Plasma Grenade)
  • "See you in hell, Covie!" - When throwing a grenade
  • "See you in hell, Covie! Keep the place warm for me!" - Same as above
  • "Say my name!" - When throwing a grenade; reference to a ship Veronica Dare served on.
  • "That's for being ugly!" - When throwing a grenade
  • "I'm right on target!" - When throwing a grenade
  • “Watch this!” - When throwing a grenade
  • "Here's one for you!"- When throwing a grenade
  • "Here's one for you stupid!"- When throwing a grenade
  • "I aim to misbehave." - When meleeing (Serenity reference)
  • "Oh, you still up? Sit down!" - When meleeing
  • "Awww, kitty got wet!" - When meleeing
  • "Boop!" - When meleeing
  • "Don't you turn your back on me!" - When meleeing
  • "Almost mussed my hair." - When meleeing
  • "Say hi to your mother for me." - When meleeing
  • "It looks like I'm taking a break, really I'm just reloading." - When reloading.
  • "Cover me please, I am reloading". - When reloading.
  • "Changing mags! If anyone's got a spare, I wouldn't say no." - When reloading.
  • "Last mag!" - Upon reloading to last magazine
  • "Runnin' low!" - Same as above
  • "Low on ammo! If you got any, I wouldn't say no." - Same as above
  • "Ooo running low! Bad news!" - Same as above
  • "Bad news: my last mag!" - Same as above
  • "Cover me, I'm out!" - Same as above
  • "Last mag's in the bag. - Same as above
  • "Oh good! No more bullets." - Upon reloading to last magazine, regardless of ammunition
  • "(solemnly)Reloading." - Upon reloading to last magazine
  • "Violence is definitely ensuing." (Serenity reference)
  • "Woo-hoo!"
  • "Tango down!"
  • "Yeah, eat it!"
  • "Ha ha ha ha ha! Man, I'm gettin' good."
  • "(softly)Nice to meet ya." - Assassinating an enemy
  • "(softly)I love killing you guys up close." - Assassinating an enemy
  • "Yeah, that's the way!"
  • "Got one!"
  • "That's how we do it!"
  • "That one's for you!"
  • "Like that, ya bastard?!"
  • "Ha ha ha ha, got plenty more!"
  • "Popped one!"
  • "Oh, you want a piece of me?"
  • "Take it, jackhole!" - Randomly during combat, regardless of enemy type
  • "Bam, said the lady!" - Also used in Halo 3: ODST; a catchphrase of Nathan Fillion, popularized by his TV show Castle.
  • "Do yourself a favor and just die." - Randomly during combat.
  • You dead yet? Circle your calendar 'cause today's the day!" - Randomly during combat
  • "I'm not gonna lie, I'm gonna make it hurt." - When wounding an enemy
  • "Bet you felt that!" - When wounding an enemy
  • "Hey fellas, watch this. This is gonna be good." - When getting in the driver's seat of a vehicle.
  • "When I'm driving, I work the radio!" - Same as above
  • "Hey hey! My dad had one of these! It's how he died." - When hijacking an enemy vehicle.
  • "Shiny!" - When equipping a Spartan Laser. A reference from Firefly.
  • "Laser up!" - When equipping a Spartan Laser
  • "Let's go cook some bugs!" - Same as above
  • "I'm on death ray duty!" - Same as above
  • "If you see red, duck!"- Same as above
  • "Heat in the Pipe!" - When equipping a Rocket Launcher
  • "Hot and Heavy!" - When equipping a Rocket Launcher
  • "Heavy Guns up!" - When equipping a Heavy ordnance weapon
  • "Plasma!" - When equipping a Plasma Launcher
  • "Time to break something!" - Same as above
  • "Plasma Launcher up and running!" - Same as above
  • "Oh I'm getting all charged up!" - Same as above
  • "I am green and very, very mean!" - When equipping a Fuel Rod Gun (Reference to a similar quote from the opening cutscene of Halo 3: ODST)
  • "I'm putting the 'B' back in subtle." - When equipping a Fuel Rod Gun
  • "I'm tend to more subtle, but..." - When equipping a Fuel Rod Gun
  • "Big... yellow... thing- Ready!" - When equipping a Fuel Rod Gun
  • "Big green radiation gun up and runnin' right next to my face!" - When equipping a Fuel Rod Gun
  • "Hey, less of this, more shooty" - When stared at
  • "Stow that stare and return fire!" - When stared at.
  • "That's great! That's great, sweet-cheeks! Enemies over there!" - When stared at.
  • "So here's us, on the raggedy edge." - Firefly/Serenity reference, said when stared at.
  • "Hey, you want a match? Your breath and my socks." - When stared at.
  • "One day I see myself with a military woman." - When stared at.
  • "That's why you don't mess with an ODST! Hooyah!"
  • "I got you, keep her steady." - When mounting a vehicle turret
  • "I'm Stuck!" - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Get it off! Grab it! Grab it! Grab it!” - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Ahhh! Ahhhh! AHHHH! - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • "Get Away!" - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “NOOOO!”- When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Grenade!” - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • "Get Clear! Get Clear!” - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Ahhh! AhhhHHH!” - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • "Ah! It burns! It burns! It burns!" - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Get it off! Get it off! Get it off me! - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Is there something on me?!” (2 variants) - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “What’s that noise-OH MY GOD!” - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “Hey what smells like barbeque-OH MY GOD!!" - When stuck with a plasma grenade
  • “What’s that hissing sound?” - When stuck with a plasma grenade

Halo: New Blood[edit]

  • "But there's a reason I'm in charge of Alpha-Nine. 'Cause I never give up, goddammit. Call me the man with the plan." - Buck, referring to his persistence
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Halo 5: Guardians[edit]

Halo 5: Guardians E3 2015 Campaign Demo[edit]

Cutscene[edit]

"Every other Spartan, every soldier; when they hear about this, they're gonna hate us. You know that, right?" - Again, to Locke about their mission

Gameplay[edit]

  • "Locke, you sure the Chief came this way?"
  • "You think the Chief's already on board?" - When the Guardian on Sunaion rises into view
  • "Yeah, safe in sound…inside a crumbling building." - To Locke, after escaping the Guardian
  • "Do you think it's Promethean?" - Moments before Orsiris is engaged by Prometheans
  • "You got it! …Phaeton down!" - To Locke, when Locke commands him to destroy the Phaeton
  • "Soldiers!" - When being engaged by Promethean Soldiers
  • "Soldier Captain's on deck!"