For other uses, see Battery (disambiguation).
The Battery is a power source item featured in the Half-Life universe.
In Half-Life and its expansions, the protagonists who wear HEV Suits can find and pick up batteries to power up their suits. The suit generates protective armor when it has a power supply. When picked up, the suit provides a voice message to report the new power level. Adrian Shephard, as well as other Marines, can also use them to charge their Powered Combat Vests.
Behind the scenes
An HEV Suit line left unused in Half-Life refers to the Battery as an HEV Power Unit. Several items were to be powered by the Battery, including the Long Jump Module, Alien Cloak and Alien Shield. The Half-Life demo, Half-Life: Day One, features a different, earlier model, featured in early builds of Half-Life. It is also used as a temporary model for the Long Jump Module, with red panels instead of blue. Yet another, high-definition battery texture can be found in the Half-Life SDK.
The original, albeit smaller, model of the Battery was used as a placeholder during the development of the Half-Life 2.
Half-Life and its expansions
Batteries scattered in the dark room in the Hazard Course.
Half-Life 2 and its episodes
List of appearances
- Half-Life: Opposing Force
- Half-Life: Blue Shift
- Half-Life: Decay
- Half-Life 2
- Half-Life 2: Episode One
- Half-Life 2: Episode Two
- Half-Life: Day One (First appearance)
- Half-Life: Uplink (Non-canonical appearance)
- Half-Life 2: Deathmatch (Non-canonical appearance)
- Half-Life 2: Lost Coast (Non-canonical appearance)