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The Hailstorm owes much to a pre-Covenant weapon used during the volatile early-interstellar period of Sangheili history. Improved Needler which fires fast-moving crystal shards that exhibit strong homing behavior.

Hailstorm is a special variant of the Type-56 Guided Munitions Launcher.[3]



Hailstorm is available for use in Warzone. It can be acquired by REQ Packs and has an Uncommon level of rarity.[3]

Changes from the Type-56 NeedlerEdit

  • Projectiles are faster.
  • Stronger homing behavior.