At some point after the Human-Covenant war, Oban was discovered. The planet was to be home to millions of displaced people from the war. The Office of Naval Intelligence began to establish a presence on the surface of the planet. Operation: DAYBREAK was initiated by a small cluster of ONI outposts in the north part of Saviron. Until the planet would be ready for settlement, the UNSC Navy would use planet as staging grounds for campaigns in nearby star systems.
- Main article: Battle of Oban
The continent of Saviron has mountainous highlands featuring little vegetation.
- Oban is named after a town on the coast of Scotland. It has been noted by members of 343i and Certain Affinity that the planet resembles the Scottish Highlands.
- This colony is the location of the map Daybreak from the Castle map pack for Halo 4.