Meluth'qelos-pattern energy sword

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Meluth'qelos-pattern fireblade
Energy sword in Halo Infinite; post-release version
Production overview


Merchants of Qikost[1]


Energy sword



148.5 centimetres (58.5 in)[1]


2.4 kilograms (5.3 lb)[1]

Ammunition type:

Superheated, shaped plasma[2][3][4]

Feed system:

100 battery units[2][3]

Effective range:


Service history

In service:

Post-Covenant War conflicts[5]


The Meluth'qelos-pattern fireblade, more commonly known as the energy sword, is a Covenant melee weapon manufactured by Merchants of Qikost.[1]


Design details[edit]

Main article: Energy sword (fiction)

The Meluth'qelos-pattern fireblade is one of the many energy sword variants manufactured by the Covenant and inherited by the Banished.[1]


The Meluth'qelos-pattern fireblade is a weapon carried by high-ranking Sangheili in the Banished; during the Battle for Zeta Halo, it saw extensive use among Ultras, Warlords, Sangheili Special Operations Officers, and Honor Guards.[5] It is one of the more common designs adopted by the Banished.[1]


  • Bloodblade - As with many other patterns of energy swords, the Meluth'qelos-pattern energy sword can be customized as a bloodblade, with red-colored plasma.[6]
  • Duelist Energy Sword - A purplish-blue colored Meluth'qelos-pattern energy sword with a white hilt, granting the user increased movement speed. It was used by Okro 'Vagaduun during the Battle for Zeta Halo.[5]

Non-canon and dubious canon appearances[edit]

A Sangheili killing Jin Ha with a Meluth'qelos-pattern energy sword.

Silver Timeline[edit]

Main article: Silver Timeline

Meluth'qelos-pattern energy swords are used by Covenant Sangheili against humanity.


Main article: Energy sword

The Meluth'qelos-pattern energy sword is featured in Halo Infinite. The energy sword is a powerful melee weapon in close-quarters combat, capable of killing most foes with a single strike.


List of appearances[edit]