Alien Grunts are a race of aliens that form the bulk of the Nihilanth's army. They are manufactured beings, which is supported by the heavy amount of biological technology and weaponry featured in Xen warfare.
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Name: Alien Grunt, Taxonomic designation Xenotherium myrmex, or "Alien Ant Beast"
Classification: Xen, Alien
Attack Potency: Small Building level+ (Can damage and even kill Freeman)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Small Building Class+ (Can punch Gordon to death)
Durability: Small Building level (Can take hits from Gordon's Tau Cannon)
Range: Standard melee range, several meters with Hivehand
Standard Equipment: Hivehand
Intelligence: At least Average. (They are capable of using basic combat tactics like running from cover-to-cover and are decent H2H combatants. Though they can still be quite stupid, as they will not run away while under attack, even when grenades and bombs are placed right at their feet.)
Weaknesses: The Grunts's armor only covers its back, leaving its front exposed
- Hivehand: The Hivehand, which shoots hornets (sometimes known as "thornets"), seems to have an infinite amount of ammunition, which is constantly refreshed.