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Iratus

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Iratus
An image of Iratus
Biographical information

Activation site:

Lux Voluspa[1]

Color(s):

Red

Political and military information

Affiliation:

Banished

 

Iratus is an artificial intelligence construct, based on a Jiralhanae donor and aligned with the Banished.[2]

Biography[edit]

"That project was a walled garden. No one on the outside should have even known about it."
— LV106, regarding the Iratus project.[2]

Iratus was created by the Lux Voluspa company as part of an effort to research artificial intelligence creation utilizing brain donors from species aside from humanity. This included Jiralhanae donors; a decision considered by researchers "LV038" and "LV106" as something that was "always going to draw some attention eventually."[2] The Lux Voluspa facility was ultimately breached by a cyberwarfare attack, with an intrusion package deployed using internally-sourced encryption and displaying a Jiralhanae retrieval signature. The originators of this attack were later indicated to be the Banished, who were able to steal the Iratus AI matrix from the facility.[1]

After Cortana's defeat at Zeta Halo, the Iratus AI was present inside the Banished shipbreaking facilities on Camber. When Spartan-IVs Sigrid Eklund and Hieu Dinh were deployed to the facility, they were able to trap Iratus inside of Dinh's neural interface, compromising his armor and cognitive functions. Eklund was ultimately able to commandeer a Banished Phantom back to the Avery J. Johnson Academy of Military Science to seek aid from friendly forces.[2]

In-game information[edit]

Halo Infinite[edit]

Iratus was added into Halo Infinite multiplayer as a personal AI in Season 02: Lone Wolves.

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List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Halo Infinite Lux Voluspa
  2. ^ a b c d Halo Waypoint, Halo Infinite: Season 02 Lone Wolves - Story (Retrieved on May 6, 2022) [archive]