In this guide, we're going to break down every unit category in Halo Wars 2, and detail each specific unit and what upgrades are...

Air units can be a tough unit to find a middle-ground for. They can be incredibly vulnerable, but are fantastic against ground units that lack anti-air capabilities.

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Importantly, they act as great spy and drone units, giving you great access to enemy territory before you infiltrate and attack.

Infantry Units | Vehicle Units | Air Units | Hero Units | Super Units | Ultimate Units

UNSC Air Units

Global Upgrades

Air Upgrade I

  • Description: Damage boosted by 10%. Health Boosted by 10%.
  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 450
  • Build Time: 60 seconds

Air Upgrade II

  • Description: Damage boosted by 20%. Health Boosted by 20%.
  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 650
  • Build Time: 80 seconds

Air Upgrade III

  • Description: Damage boosted by 30%. Health Boosted by 30%.
  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 850
  • Build Time: 100 seconds

 

Protector Sentinel

Training

  • Tech Level: 0
  • Population Requirement: 4
  • Supply Cost: 280
  • Energy Cost: 30
  • Build Time: 25 seconds

Research

Drone Escort

  • Description: Increases damage, health, and unlocks Lockdown Bolt.
  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 500
  • Build Time: 30 seconds

Defense Grid

  • Description: Increases speeds and detonates on destruction.
  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 600
  • Build Time: 35 seconds

 

Hornet

Training

  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: 4
  • Supply Cost: 375
  • Energy Cost: N/A
  • Build Time: 20 seconds

Research

Wingmen

  • Description: Adds Marines with rocket launchers to unit while also increasing health.
  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 750
  • Build Time: 30 seconds

 

Nightingale

Training

  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: 4
  • Supply Cost: 400
  • Energy Cost: N/A
  • Build Time: 20 seconds

Research

No research available.

 

Vulture

Training

  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: 9
  • Supply Cost: 750
  • Energy Cost: 75
  • Build Time: 40 seconds

Research

No research available.

 

Banished Air Units

Global Upgrades

Air Upgrade I

  • Description: Damage boosted by 10%. Health Boosted by 10%.
  • Tech Level: 1
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 375
  • Build Time: 60 seconds

Air Upgrade II

  • Description: Damage boosted by 20%. Health Boosted by 20%.
  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 575
  • Build Time: 80 seconds

Air Upgrade III

  • Description: Damage boosted by 30%. Health Boosted by 30%.
  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 775
  • Build Time: 100 seconds

 

Engineer

Training

  • Tech Level: 1
  • Population Requirement: 3
  • Supply Cost: 240
  • Energy Cost: N/A
  • Build Time: 20 seconds

Research

No research available.

 

Banshee

Training

  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: 3
  • Supply Cost: 300
  • Energy Cost: N/A
  • Build Time: 15 seconds

Research

Plasma Torpedo

  • Description: Increases power and damage output against air units.
  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: N/A
  • Supply Cost: N/A
  • Energy Cost: 650
  • Build Time: 30 seconds

 

Shroud

Training

  • Tech Level: 2
  • Population Requirement: 4
  • Supply Cost: 550
  • Energy Cost: N/A
  • Build Time: 35 seconds

Research

No research available.

 

Blisterback

Training

  • Tech Level: 3
  • Population Requirement: 8
  • Supply Cost: 700
  • Energy Cost: 50
  • Build Time: 25 seconds

Research

No research available.

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