Well, so much for the government. Their idea of containment is to kill everyone associated with the project.
~ A scientist lamenting that the HECU are their enemies instead of saviors


The Hazardous Environment Combat Unit is a military faction in the Half Life series. They are specially trained to survive in hazardous situations not meant for regular soldiers. In the original game, they are sent in after the Black Mesa incident summons members of the Xen race to Earth. Originally thought to be allies sent to stop the invasion and rescue the staff, it is revealed that the government doesn't want the public to know about the incident, so they were ordered to silence the staff... with bullets.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 10-A Physically, 9-B with weapons

Civilization Type: Post-Industrial

Name: Hazardous Environment Combat Unit, The Military, The Marines

Origin: Half-Life

Classification: Military unit

Kardashev Level: 0.73 (Should be comparable to modern day Humanity)

Age: Unknown

Population: Hundreds

Technology/Abilities: Peak Human Reactions, Superhuman Durability, Weapon Mastery, Can survive in harsh conditions with their suits

Attack Potency: Athlete level physically, Wall level with weapons

Speed: Normal Human

Lifting Strength: Varies from Regular Human to Peak Human

Striking Strength: Athlete Class

Durability: Wall level with suits

Stamina: Athlete level

Range: Tens of meters with weapons

Standard Equipment: Grenades, various guns

Intelligence: Varies, they are generally shown to be competent soldiers capable of dealing with the Xen until they are outnumbered

Weaknesses: Regular human weaknesses


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