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Ghost
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Manual Description:


The Ghost is the Covenant's standard reconnaissance and rapid attack vehicle. It is equipped with two of what are now accepted as the standard light vehicle mounted weapons: a directed energy weapon capable of projecting a bolt of super-heated plasma in the 100-250kW range. While the vehicle is fast and maneuverable, the driver is virtually unprotected.



The Ghost is easily the fastest ground vehicle in the game, and can even give the Banshee a run for its money in a dead-heat sprint. Not just fast, either - it's extremeley maneuverable, featuring a capability that no other vehicle has: strafing. You can almost control a Ghost like you would on foot; you can go forward, backward, turn, and slip sideways. It's not heavily armed; two quick-firing plasma guns will drop smaller targets, and do all right against vehicles as long as you keep moving (it's worth noting, though, that the Ghost is deadly against Banshees), but in general, this isn't the best vehicle to take against an army. The guns are mounted on swivels to facilitate aiming, but beware that running people over is hampered by the... hovering nature of the vehicle.

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