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This article is about the multiplayer map. For the Covenant ship, see Penance (ship). For the music segment, see Delta Halo Suite.
Penance is a multiplayer map included in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary and the Anniversary Map Pack for Halo Reach. It is a remake of Damnation from Halo: Combat Evolved with several alterations to map layout.
Universe and lore
The map is set in a massive Covenant hydro-processing center on Buwan, the primary satellite of the Unggoy homeworld Balaho. The moon provides resources necessary to power and refuel a variety of capital ships. During the breaking of the Covenant Empire, the facility was left abandoned but is still operational via automated subsystems.
The following are locations on the map that are so named on the player's heads-up display during gameplay:
The Grunt in a barrel Easter egg can be found in this map.