Temple Wraith

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Temple Wraith
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Production information

Product line:




Technical specifications



One operator, one gunner[1]


In service:

Post-Covenant War conflicts


Armored mortar tank[1]


Swords of Sanghelios

"In the distant past, Zealots alone had the terrible responsibility of destroying parasite-tainted Forerunner gifts that ran amok after activation. Masterwork Wraith with hardened armor, improving handling, and a faster rate-of-fire for the plasma mortar."
— Temple Wraith REQ description.

The Temple Wraith is a variant of the Type-58 Wraith mortar tank employed by the Swords of Sanghelios and Covenant remnants.[2]

Design details[edit]

Main article: Type-58 Wraith

The Temple Wraith is a special variant of the Type-58 Wraith, outfitted as a heavy assault tank featuring hardened armor, improved handling, and an upgraded plasma mortar with a higher rate-of-fire.[2]


During the conflict by Swords and Covenant factions on Sanghelios, a Temple Wraith was deployed to and later destroyed inside the Arena of Judgment.[3] In 2558, the Temple Wraith was simulated in War Games simulations. In the simulations, several named Tankmasters drive Temple Wraiths for SPARTAN-IV personnel to fight including;[4]


Temple Wraiths appear in Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer. In the multiplayer, they are useable in the Warzone gamemode. The Temple Wraith REQ card has the following attributes;

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Level: 6

in Warzone Firefight, Temple Wraiths are driven by several Sangheili bosses. Temple Wraiths have 50% more health than a standard Wraith, the same as their Ultra brethren.[5]


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