How To Activate Skulls & What Are Their Effects in Halo Infinite?

You’ve probably heard of skulls in Halo Infinite, and you may have even used them before. In all likelihood, you don’t know what they do or how to activate them, but that’s all about to change. This guide will walk you through every aspect of skulls, from activating them to using them effectively.

Skulls are one of many items that you can collect in the HI Campaign. Skulls can be very useful in your journey. Different skulls have different abilities and in this guide, we will talk about their abilities too.

Halo Infinite – Skulls

There are a total of 12 skulls that you can collect in the HI. First, you need to find a skull that you want to activate. You can check our guide to Halo Infinite All Skulls Locations.

Now let’s see how you can activate the skulls in HI Campaign.

How To Activate?

  • After you found the skull you want to activate, exit the game and go back to the menu.
  • Now you need to click on Load Game.
  • Don’t click on Continue.
  • Then you need to select the game file you want to load.
  • After that, you will see another menu where you can change the difficulty of the game and also activate your skulls.
  • Select the skull menu and select the skull you want to activate.
  • You can turn off skull ability in the same way.

Skulls’ Effects: 

1.   WARSHIP GBRAAKON
Name Boom
Effect Doubles explosion radius
2. FOUNDATION
Name Cowbell
Effect Acceleration from explosions is increased
 3. NORTH ZETA
Name Catch
Effect Enemies throw and drop more grenades
 4. WEST OF FOB ALPHA
Name Fog
Effect Disables motion tracker
 5. THE TOWER
Name I Would Have Been Your Daddy (IWHBYD)
Effect Rare combat dialogue becomes more common
 6. SOUTH OF THE TOWER
Name Blind
Effect HUD and weapon do not display on-screen
 7. NEAR ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS
Name Thunderstorm
Effect Upgrades the rank of most enemies
 8. SOUTH ZETA
Name Black Eye
Effect Your shields only recharge when you melee enemies
 9. EAST ZETA
Name Famine
Effect Weapons dropped by enemies have half the ammo they normally
 10. COMMAND SPIRE
Name Mythic
Effect Enemies have increased health
11. REPOSITORY
Name Grunt Birthday Party skull
Effect Grunt headshots lead to glorious celebrations
 12. SILENT AUDITORIUM
Name Bandana
Effect Grants unlimited weapon ammo and grenades, and removes equipment cooldowns

Check our other guide for full location details, Halo Infinite All Skulls Locations