How Rtas joined the Tourney
Rtas 'Vadum, (formally known as Rtas 'Vadumee before the Covenant Civil War) was a Sangheili Commander of the Covenant Army before the Great Schism, and after the Great Schism he served as Shipmaster.
He was the only known Special Operations Commander of the Covenant Army in the Halo series, a title which he held before the civil war. As the Ship Master of the Shadow of Intent and the de facto commander of the Fleet of Retribution, he had a pivotal role during and after the Battle of Installation 05.
After the Battle of Installation 00, Rtas caught word of a mysterious bear lost in Vadum.
Character Select Screen Animation
Rtas looks over his battle map.
After the announcer calls his name
Rtas pulls out his Type-1 Energy Sword and pierces it, then does two hop kicks as the camera zooms saying "On the blood of our fathers, on the blood of our sons, we swore to uphold the Covenant!"
Type-25 Directed Energy Rifle (Neutral)
Rtas pulls out his Type-25 Directed Energy Rifle and shoots an energy shot at the opponent. If he uses 100 battery units, he needs to reload.
Rushing Reptile (Side)
Rtas rushes forward while piercing his Energy Sword.
Silent Slash (Up)
Rtas jumps into the air slashing his Energy Sword like a pincer.
Sangheili Heel Kick (Down)
Rtas jumps at the opponent kicking his right leg to the left.
Stragetic Error (Hyper Smash)
Rtas types in on his communicator and orders "We must not let the enemy escape, laser them!" then four large crosshairs appears on the battlefield, and four seconds later, large lasers hit them.
Undying Bloodbath (Final Smash)
Rtas does two kicks. If he hits, he rapidly kicks the opponent fifty times, then slices with his Energy Sword three times, knocking the opponent away.
- Rtas sets his Energy Sword on his chest, then bows saying "It was a battle I will not forget."
- Rtas kicks bottom-to-top, then says "Right into my trap. You took the bait."
- Rtas shoots his Type-25 Directed Energy Rifle five times, then sets his Energy Sword on it saying "You wouldn't be standing long against a Sangheili mind."
Rtas jumps out his Type-46 Infantry Support Vehicle and says "We shall cut into the heart of this infestation, retrieve the Icon, and burn any Flood that stand in our way!"
- Rtas's rival is Team Umizoomi's bear friend, otherwise known as Silly Bear, and his second rival the Captain of Squad 11, Kenpachi Zaraki.
- Rtas 'Vadum shares his French voice actor with High Evolutionary.
- Rtas 'Vadum shares his German voice actor with Barnacle Man, Devil Rebirth, Thane Krios, Mr. Robert "Bob" Belcher, Jr., Pentagon, Hoofer, Shigure Nakamura and Javik.
- Rtas 'Vadum shares his Arabic voice actor with Man Ray and Zack.