The Covenant . Eventually, the Yanme'e became an interstellar-faring, Tier-4 species. The Yanme'e first encountered the Covenant in the year 1112, while the Covenant was searching for Forerunner artifacts. Initially, first contact was violent as the Yanme'e attempted to resist the alien invaders.
The Sangheili (Macto cognatus in Latin taxonomy, meaning "I glorify my kin") are a saurian sapient species known for their warrior culture and reasonable skill in combat. Named after their home planet, Sanghelios, they have historically been known to humans as Elites for their former role in the Covenant's military hierarchy.
The Huragok are an artificial species created by the Forerunners for the purpose of maintaining and repairing technology and installations. The Huragok are an artificial species created by the Forerunners for the purpose of maintaining and repairing technology and installations.
Mgalekgolo are capable of manifesting in several different iterations according to what goal they are striving to achieve and the amount of Lekgolo worms that are present. The Mgalekgolo is the most common form seen in combat, but is actually one of the more rare forms in the Lekgolo society.