Hood: Master Chief, you mind telling me what you're doing on that ship?
Master Chief: Sir... finishing this fight.
~ Master Chief at the end of Halo 2

Master Chief (sometimes referred to as John 117) is the main protagonist of the Halo media franchise. He previously fought Doomguy in the 18th episode of Death Battle, Master Chief VS Doomguy. He also fought Jango Fett in the 1st episode of DBX in Season 1 and reappeared in the 33rd episode against Samus Aran from Metroid.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far

With the Xbox-verse

Completed Death Battles

Battles Royale

Battle Record

WARNING: The following tab will reveal the numbers of wins and losses for the following character. Read at your own risk.

Battle Record

  • Wins: 2
  • Losses: 7
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents


In 2517, John was a six year old human living with his loving mother and father on the earth colony Eridanus ll until he was kidnapped by the UNSC and replaced by a clone to be a Spartan, a super soldier helping the UNSC in the intergalactic war against the Covenant,an army of dangerous aliens trying to turn on a device that will destroy all organic life in the universe called Halos. In his training, he was said to be VERY lucky and had great intellect. After his regular training,he was injected with a super steroid,completely making his health,speed,reflexes,physical,and mental strength dramatically 10x faster,stronger,and overall better. After reaching the rank 'Master Chief Petty Officer',he led the other Spartans to defend the humans from any threat and gained a full body,half ton armor suit that was near indestructible.

Death Battle Info (Official)

Spartan-ll Augmentations

  • 15x Stronger Skeleton
  • Muscle Increase
  • 300% Increased Reflexes
  • Better eyesight & Perception
  • Boosted Tissue Growth
  • Lactase Recovery Decrease
  • Heighted Memory, Intelligence, & Creativity

Mark VI Mjolnir Armour

  • Brain linked reactive circuits
  • Force Multiplying Circuits
  • Titanium Alloy Plating
  • Heat Resistant
  • Motion Tracker
  • 5 second regenerating energy shields
  • Weight: 1000 lbs


Side Arms

M60 Magnum
  • Ammo: 12.7 mm
  • Range: 400 ft
  • Scope: 2x
M7 Submachine Gun
  • Ammo: 5 mm
  • Range: 155 ft
M9 Frag Grenade
  • Kill Radius: 16ft

Standard Firearms

MA5C Assault Rifle
  • Ammo: 7.62 mm
  • Rate of Fire: 650 RPM
BR55HB SR Battle Rifle
  • Ammo: 9.5 mm
  • Range: 3100 ft
M90 Shotgun
  • Type: Pump
  • Spread: 15 Pellets
  • Ammo: Soellkraft 8-Gauge Shells

Heavy Weaponry

M41 Rocket Launcher
  • Ammo: 102 HEAT Charge Rockets
  • Scope: 2x
SRS990-S2 AM Sniper Rifle
  • Ammo: 14.5 mm Fin-Stabilized
  • Range: 7545.9 ft
  • Night-Vision Mode
M6 Spartan Laser
  • Shot Limit: 5
  • John-117's Most Powerful Weapon

Special Equipment

  • Overshield
  • Active Camouflage
  • Radar Jammer
  • Regenerator
  • Deployable Cover
  • Power Drain
  • Bubble Shield

Sangheili Weaponry

  • Type-25 Plasma Pistol
  • Type-25 Plasma Rifle
  • Type-51 Carbine
Type-1 Plasma Grenade
  • Kill Radius: 13 ft
  • Sticks to Targets
Type-1 Energy Sword
  • Length: 4.15 ft
  • Weight: 5.2 lbs


  • Height: 7'0" [w/ armor]
  • Weight: 1,287 lbs [w/ armor]
  • Defeated 3 Armies
  • Destroyed Halo 04 & The Ark
  • Super Soldier
  • Top Speed: 50+ mph

Death Battle Info (Fanon)


  • Aliases: John McLoughlin, John-117, 117, Blue 1, Sierra-117, Spartan-117, Reclaimer, Demon.
  • Height: 6 ft 10 in (without armor), 7 ft 2 in (in armor).
  • Weight: 270 lb, 990 lb (armored).
  • Occupation: Master Chief Special Warfare Operator of the Navy
  • Very skilled at chess and other sports at age 6
  • First Appearance: Halo: Combat Evolved (2001).


  • Beat up and killed ODST marines at age of 14, while getting used to his augmented body
  • Can lift 80 tons
  • Ran up to nearly 106 kilometers (Was injured)
  • Survived falls from orbit/atmosphere without a scratch
  • With help from Cortana can deflect large antitank missiles with his bare hands
  • Said to be the best Sharpshooter in the UNSC Military only second to Linda
  • Singlehandedly took down a Scarab Tank
  • Has wiped out entire armies singlehandedly (Covenant soldiers, Flood hordes, and Promethean Knights)
  • Destroyed Halo 04 & The Ark, preventing utter galactic genocide (2x)
  • In the process of the former, destroyed an entire Covenant armada
  • Has taken a couple of hits from an energy beam of 343 Guilty Spark, which has been shown to easily disintegrate a normal being
  • Defeated the Forerunner military commander, the Ur-Didact and destroyed Mantle's Approach
  • Temporarily wiped out the Flood, a race of parasitic alien zombies, that wanted to devour all life in the Milky Way Galaxy
  • Disarmed Agent Locke, before he could react and beats him in combat
  • Said by Lord Admiral Hood himself that with John's combat experience he could have easily become an admiral, but John feels that being called "The Admiral" doesn't have the same ring


  • While he is incredibly strong, he more or less has the same weaknesses as any other mortal man
  • He is motived to win at any cost, making him appear somewhat reckless to some people
  • Prefers to work in a team
  • Reliance on Cortana
  • Fully embraces his life as a soldier, seeing no other way in life
    • Obsessively pushes himself and his team to embark on new missions
  • Was theorized to have several psychological issues due to his abduction into the Spartan-II Program
  • His Mjonir armor has several flaws
    • The shields of the armor need time to recharge and his titanium armor doesn't work well against plasma
    • The armor might lock if hit with enough force
    • Susceptible to electricity
    • Insurrectionists used an anti-gravity plate to increase the internal pressure of the suit, incapacitating the user
    • The suit can be hacked by an Artificial Intelligence if they can get into his neural interface
    • The Ur-Didact has broken through his armor before


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