The Esteem was a Covenant CPV-class destroyer escort.[1] The Esteem sent a taunting message, a form of psychological warfare, to the UNSC Pillar of Autumn during the Battle of Reach.[2]


• CPV Esteem (DE H c-10)

  • SCS Pillar of Autumn
RECEIVED (trans)
via x-process 02988.2.32.738288
(process owner BW - AI - Class III)

"You will not know where we have struck until you have fallen."


  1. Halo Encyclopedia - page 275
  2. Transmissions promotional material.
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