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One of the founding Space Marine chapters that turned to Chaos, the Alpha Legion currently serve as one of the more prominent legions of Chaos Space Marines, aligned with Chaos Undivided.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
Bosses are enemies that fight you at the end of a level or at a significant point in the story.
Cloaking is to become invisible or become close to invisible depending on strength of the ability or item.
Darkness is used in games to restrict access, increase tension, or just to set a mood. Often the player has access to a light source that can mitigate its effect.
An elite, black-armored Stormtrooper variant deployed in small squads, frequently acting as bodyguards for important figures like Orson Krennic.
The crimson-clad, highly trained elite who protect Emperor Palpatine and, occasionally, other important Imperial figures.
Resembling Palpatine's Royal Guards, the Shadow Guard are an elite sect of agents usually sent to hunt down and eliminate surviving Jedi and other rogue Force-Users.
Evil Monks are mainly recurring henchmen of evil in the original Painkiller game. Evil Monks also appear in many other games, especially those with a horror theme. Evil monks are often heard ominously chanting, usually in a foreign language.
A Stormtrooper variant usually deployed in treacherous and unusual terrains found throughout the Galaxy. Often recruited from xenophobic Stormtroopers due to their high chances of running into alien foes.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
The footsoldiers of the reborn Emperor Palpatine's "Final Order". Not to be confused with the Sith Empire's Sith Troopers.
Wearing incredibly large, bulky armor that makes them much stronger and tougher than common Stormtroopers, Hazard Troopers are deployed on worlds with particularly hostile terrain, such as the acid rain of Vjun or the lava lakes of Taspir III.
Games with characters known for wearing hoods over their heads, whether they be cloaked cultists, assassins, or just guys that keep their hoodies in the upright-and-locked position.
A hostile artificial intelligence, or "rogue AI", is a synthetic being that has turned on its creators. Among the most famous rogue AIs from video games are SHODAN (System Shock) and GLaDOS (Portal).
Successors to the Clone Trooper Coruscant Guard (also known as "Shocktroopers"), these red armored soldiers enforce the Empire's brutal order on Coruscant.
Force-sensitive Imperials who impede Starkiller's progress. Their own command of the Force makes them resistant to many Force attacks.
A Stormtrooper variant outfitted with flamethrowers, identifiable by red markings and pauldron.
Stormtrooper variant outfitted with jetpacks or jump-packs
The sadistic and brutal warriors who serve Nemesis, once William the Just. As such they are recurring enemies in the original Legacy of Kain game.
Leviathans are the children of the living planet Phaaze. They spread the corruption of Phazon throughout the galaxy by crashing and embedding themselves on the surface of a planet.
A lich is a powerful sorcerer who became undead through a magical ritual they cast on themselves. Usually lichdom is achieved to extend their "lives" or give themselves more power. They can control vast hordes of undead.
Sauron's most terrible servants. The Nine were once mortal men who one by one succumbed to the power of the One Ring.
Necromancers are spell casters who specializes in conjuring and controlling the undead.
Legendary, stealthy assassins from Japan's feudal era, who are well-trained in the art of the sword, and who may or may not have access to magical powers.
Also known as "Nova-Class Stormtroopers", they generally serve a ceremonial role within the Empire's legions.
One of several kinds of elite Imperial soldiers, usually tasked with hunting down Jedi who survived Order 66
Though a somewhat less common archetype than black knights, red-armored knights still show up now and again in Fantasy works and elsewhere. Like Black Knights, they are often (though not always), portrayed as malevolent.
A melee-specialist variant of Stormtrooper outfitted with an electrostaff. Not to be confused with the First Order's Riot Control Stormtroopers.
A type of Imperial soldier armed with dual lightsabers. Their armor bears some resemblance to Palpatine's Royal Guards and Shadow Guards.
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