It suggests that Spartan Locke did actually get killed by Hyperius, perhaps during the aforementioned Breaker Trip Mission that he was sent on by Lasky. Nothing is certain, and this could certainly be something that 343 Industries explore in the future, but every clue points to an untimely demise for Locke.
Even if there could be Spartan reinforcements somewhere, their training station was destroyed by The Created AI Leonidas on the orders of Cortana, costing the lives of 76 Spartans along with hundreds of research staff in a violent explosion, and causing a massive setback to the Spartan Program and the UNSC as a whole.
Instead, it serves as a reminder that the Arbiter still exists within the Halo universe, despite his absence. Like most of its predecessors, Halo Infinite features dozens of Easter eggs that reference previous games, characters, and pop culture references.
Halo Wars' timeline mentions that a total of 25 out of 28 surviving SPARTAN-IIs were present at Reach. The three absent SPARTAN-IIs are the members of Gray Team. This timeline also confirms that five SPARTAN-IIs were no longer in active duty since the augmentation of the SPARTAN-IIs.
There are sixteen Spartan 1.1s, including Janissary James and Kevin Morales. Due to their parents' augmentations, the Spartan 1.1s had to receive injections in order to ensure normal growth without defects. A small vigilante group of SPARTAN 1.1s, seemingly led by Kevin Morales, formed a plan to fight the Covenant.
There are four different generations of Spartans with the Spartan-IIs being considered the strongest. ... Until then though, the Spartan-IIs largely reign supreme and are ahead of the pack in almost every regard.
The only active S-IIIs from Gamma company that we know of are Ash-G099,Olivia-G291,Mark-G313 and Spartan-G059. Jun is the only active S-III from Alpha company that we know of(There're two others from Alpha company,but they are unaccounted for). Then there's Tom and Lucy,the last two remaining S-IIIs from Beta company.
Noble Six was finally pinned to the ground and killed by a group of high-ranking Sangheili. His helmet, which had been dropped shortly before his death, was left in the glassed wasteland and remained alone there for 37 years, by which time the surrounding area had been re-terraformed.
“We're not currently planning on supporting Elites as a playable character in Infinite, and the reason is—you know—this is a Master Chief story and a Spartan story, especially in multiplayer, we want to make sure that we focus on how Spartans battle against each other, and that it feels fair, its competitive, its ...
Now, with the final Shadowlands patch of "Eternity's End", the story reveals that it was the death of Argus, the mangled world-soul of the Draenei homeworld and the final boss of Legion, which broke the Arbiter.
Sixteen Spartan-IIs are known to have survived the Covenant War: John-117, Frederic-104, Kelly-087, Linda-058, Naomi-010, Jai-006, Adriana-111, Michael-120, Leon-011, Robert-025, August-099, Randall-037, Otto-031, Victor-101, Margaret-053, and Roma-143; the last five have since been killed.
seeing as the Spartan II's were children when abducted, they would have had to grow, which means that cells had to divide, meaning the traits were genetic. During reproduction, you give half of the child's genetic structure, and Spartan II's would have abnormal genetics, resulting in three possible outcomes.