Why Did The Forerunners Keep The Flood?

How was the flood defeated?

The only way to stop the Flood is to starve them to death.

Cortana to John-117 and 343 Guilty Spark.

John-117 fends off the oncoming Flood Combat Forms and..

Why did the forerunners choose humans?

The Precursors decided that the second faction’s (Forerunners’) deviation from the original design was undesirable, so humanity was chosen to fulfill the purpose they were designed for.

Are the forerunners still alive?

As far as remaining forerunners, a large number were still on other worlds in the milky way and also at the Greater Ark which was obliterated by Precursor Star Roads… If any do still exist they likely aren’t in this galaxy anymore.

How did the precursors die?

A few Precursors escaped or were spared by the Forerunners. They either went into suspended animation or became molecular dust that was meant to eventually regenerate into their past forms. … The Forerunners tried to save them but the survivors chose to die with the rest of their species.

Is the gravemind evil?

Gravemind is not evil he is just following to what was told to do. It brings up the question what is evil! Life is destructive so needs to go.

Why was the flood on Halo?

The Flood was stored in research centers on most Forerunner installations. The reason behind it is the flood would eventually come back and the Forerunners believed it was better to face a known enemy than an unknown one. So they kept the specimens their to be studied, and hopefully a way to stop them would be found.

How did the forerunners lose to the flood?

These regions were known as Burns, and the Forerunner’s technology basically failed them here. Their armour, ships and weapons powered down and their Ancillas turned against them; they were left as defenceless as a newborn. After the Star Roads had done all of that, the Flood moved in to consume them.

Why did the forerunners kill the precursors?

Precursors observed, didn’t like the Forerunners dominating other species and decided to come back to our galaxy, strip the Mantle from the Forerunners, exterminate them to ensure they would not threaten other species again and give the Mantle to another race they deemed worthy.

Where did the forerunners go?

Path KethonaAfter being informed that the humans, rather than them, would inherit the Mantle of Responsibility, the Forerunners rose up against the Precursors and killed almost every last one of them in the Milky Way and then moving on to Path Kethona and killing the rest.

Why did the forerunners create the flood?

The Primordial, a Gravemind that identified itself as the last Precursor, revealed that the Precursors had been ruthlessly killed in a war with the Forerunners millions of years before the events of Halo and that “their answer is at hand” – implying that a proto-Flood form (described as a fine dust contained in …

Why didn’t the forerunners kill the flood?

Combination of the following: The Forerunners not wiping out the Flood entirely when they had it contained to 12 star systems and instead seeking the cure that didn’t exist and treating like a disease and not for what it really was-a genuine threat for most of the war despite knowing full well the Flood’s capabilities …

What killed the forerunners?

Aware that the Ark would not stay safe from the Flood for long, the Forerunner leadership realized that the only way to stop the parasite was to deprive it of all hosts by firing the Halo Array. Soon after this decision, the Flood attacked the greater Ark and destroyed it.

Are humans forerunners?

“Humans are Forerunners, but they’re actually the ‘children’ of Forerunners, which may have been because the Librarian seeded DNA into humans when she was on Earth, but neither Iris nor the Terminals make any reference to that, so they seem to be separate species…” and so on.

Are Spartans immune to the flood?

Yes, they are human afterall, and the Flood can easily break through a Spartans Visor or Armour and infect them. Allthough in irony, Johnson, which has no armour, is inmune to the Flood infection.

Can Master Chief be infected by the flood?

In Halo: The Flood, Master Chief almost becomes infected by an infection form when it penetrates into his chest and almost manages to reach his spine. In The Mona Lisa, a Marine was slashed by a Combat Form and was infected that way.