This article is about the Anti-Air Shade Turret in Halo 5: Guardians . For other uses of the term 'Shade', see its disambiguation page.
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Anti-Air Shade Turret was used by Jul 'Mdama's Covenant in the Battle of Kamchatka and Battle of Nuusra, during the events of Halo 5: Guardians ' campaign. It is a variant of the Shade Turret designed for use as an anti-air emplacement, which fires explosive plasma bolts in a similar manner to a flak cannon. Several of these Shade turrets were mounted on each Type-55 "Krakens" used by 'Mdama's Covenant,  however a variant with its own stand is also available. 
Can now be operated by the player.
Has two frontal cannons instead of one.
Now fires fully-automatically instead of in bursts.
Lacks any form of energy shielding.
Slower rate of fire.
Shots travel slower.
The AA Shade was the only legitimately usable weapon, vehicle or turret to have no reticle whatsoever in the entire franchise; this was changed in the Halo where a reticle was added; this reticle is the same as the reticle used by the standard Warzone Firefight content update Shade.
An Anti-Air Shade against a black background.
Side view of the Anti-Air Shade in
Halo 5: Guardians.
- Halo 5: Guardians Osiris
- Halo 5: Guardians Enemy Lines ↑
- Halo 5: Guardians Forge mode