How come sliver team in the tv series gets black armor but we haven't had a true black armor color since halo: ce?

I’ve been wanting a true black armor color for over a decade. Would be nice to get one in Infinite.

Note: I tried too upload a picture but of course the forms don’t allow you apparently despite providing an option.

https://pyxis.nymag.com/v1/imgs/b3b/699/f49c4984022647ae5a4b07831685b8f7dd-Halo-102-2789-RT.2x.rhorizontal.w700.jpg

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Because the show is not cannon - ha

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:rofl: Probably right.

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umm we had black armor in Halo 5

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There’s a coating that sometimes is in the store that is pitch black with a tiny bit of red. Otherwise iirc there’s a black coating you get from Campaign too. Both are Mk VII though.

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I’ve literally never seen that.

Was in college with a whopping 1mbps internet speed when Halo 5 came out so never got a chance to play much.

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ah my bad but yeah, they finally brought it back in 5 i think the color was called pepper

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I think these 3 coatings are as close as you’ll get to plain black. Ignore the preview image, they’re darker in game. It’s like how Halo 5 colors were brighter in the preview customization and lavender looked pure white. Something about the room lighting.

https://www.haloinfinitenews.com/armor-customizations/6300cb06-a608-46c5-aace-5f026649c264

https://www.haloinfinitenews.com/armor-customizations/84f6ada9-099f-45b4-819b-74cddc43a8cd

https://www.haloinfinitenews.com/armor-customizations/c8b4fcb6-c6c1-46b1-921d-89213f5f218a

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I haven’t seen any even close to black outside of the cloud 9 armor.

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Shadow Sorel & Redacted Records are 2 Coatings that have a Decent Black Shader but Shadow Sorel is a tad bit darker

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Honestly a decent question, there’s no reason not to include black with the outline system.

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Right now the only thing close is the current black armor in the store

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Oh there’s a reason alright : FOMO Weekly.

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uhhhhh what does this got to do with halo infinite?

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It has to do with why a all back armor coating isn’t available.

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Let’s see. Midnight Frost, Shadow Sorel, Cloud9, redacted records, and Neon Superfly are all somewhat close to black or at least a decently dark grey colour although it’s true that we lack a true plain black coating at this time. But with the outline system it is actually kinda strange that we don’t have a black coating. I don’t think this is FOMO though, considering how many variants of the colour red or blue we have been given.

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How does weekly FOMO have anything to do with the current lack of a black coating? We don’t have a rainbow coating either but that’s not FOMO. That’s correlation not causation.

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I’m talking like dark black armor coating. Not just close to black.

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Didn’t Halo 5 have Black as a color option?

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It did. I’m also pretty sure that almost every title in MCC had black as an option but don’t quote me on that.