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The Combine is an intergalactic (or possibly interdimensional, or both) alliance of species. Its true nature is not very well known. They are the primary antagonists in the Half-Life 2 games.

For the currently known backstory details of the Combine, see Combine History.


Half-Life 2

  • Dr. Wallace Breen (npc_breen) - The former administrator of Black Mesa, Breen is now the ruler of Earth. He cooperates directly with the Combine.
  • Advisor (npc_advisor) - The sluglike advisors appear to be major players in the Combine; Breen is seen reporting to an advisor. They appear to possess telekinetic powers which allow them to fly, and may also exhibit psychic powers.
  • Combine Soldier (npc_combine_s) - Combine soldiers - the Overwatch, Nova Prospekt, and Elite troops. All variants of the soldier are contained as separate models within this NPC.
  • Stalker (npc_stalker) - Combine worker drone



Half-Life 2: Episode 1

Half-Life 2: Episode 2




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