Oohrah or Oorah is a phrase used uniquely by the UNSC Marine Corps to show excitement or approval in a certain situation.

Summary Edit

Historically, it originated from the United States Marine Corps of the 20th and 21st Centuries, but has apparently been retained as a part of the UNSC Marine Corps culture and phrases.[1]

Usage in the Halo Universe Edit

Halo 2 Edit

Oohrah has been heard in Halo 2, in first cutscene of the level Outskirts. It was said by two Pelican pilots in response to Sgt. Johnson's orders.[2]

Halo 3 Edit

Oohrah has also been heard in Halo 3, just after the first cutscene of the level The Ark. It was said by ODSTs in John-117's Pelican, seconds before disembarking.[3]

Trivia Edit

References Edit

  1. Halo 2, Halo 3
  2. Halo 2, level Outskirts first cutscene
  3. Halo 3, level The Ark
  4. Halo: Combat Evolved