The Hive are creatures that were encountered by the Human race during their Golden Age. They are an ancient race of bi-pedal humanoids with no visible eyes that travel through space in sarcophagus-like ships. they build their homes deep under the surface of the planet they are inhabiting and create themselves large cavernous spaces interconnected by a series of tunnels supported by gothic inspired pillars.
The appearance of The Hive is varies between the castes but they are typically pale, appearing ashen white on most of their body, skeletal, and scrawny. All variants of the Hive appear to have no visible eyes, however there is a variant that has three glowing patterns in the middle of their that resemble eyes.
- Main Article: Thrall
The lowest rank in the Hive army and compose the majority of their attack power. They are distinctive from the other Hive with their lack of visible eyes and scrawny, skeletal figure. They use the sharp claws on their hands as their primary means of attack. Thralls move quickly and in large numbers to overpower their enemy.
- Main Article: Trooper
One of the main attack forces in the army, they used ranged weapons.
- Main Article: Knight
Intelligent members of the Hive, they use firearms and strategy to overcome their enemies, coordinating other Hive members. Unlike lesser ranks of Hive such as Thralls, the Knights have a sense of sense preservation and ultimately seek cover if receiving incoming fire from enemies.
- Main Article: Wizard
They hover around the battlefield wearing tattered cloaks and drawing on the power of Darkness to cast spells and fuel their power.
- Main Article: Ogre
Giant castes of the Hive army. They can often be found in the depths of the nest and pride themselves on their strength and brutality, using powerful melee weapons to overcome enemies.
 Character Design
During the Bungie panel at GDC 2013 they revealed their the core design concept behind the race was to "capture a feeling of undead royalty".
Until their official unveiling in March 2013, they were colloquially known by fans as "Space Zombies".
 Notable Members
- Main Article: Phogoth
 Gotra the Silent
- Main Article: Gotra the Silent
Gotra the Silent is a Hive Wizard in Destiny. Currently nothing else is known about him.
Games: Destiny (2014) • Unnamed Game (2016) • Unnamed Game (2018) • Unnamed Game (2020)
Classes: Hunter • Warlock • Titan
Races: Human • Exo • Awoken • Cabal • Vex • Fallen • Hive
Characters: Crow • Mask • Phogoth • Queen of the Reef • Charlemagne
Factions: Clovis Bray • Dead Orbit • Forces of the City • Future War Cult • Guardians • House of Devils • New Monarchy • Osiris • Seven Seraphs
Weapons: Arcus Regime • Closing Time • Combat Knife • Conduit F3 • Cudgel of Xanthor • Duke Mk.44 • Fate of All Fools • Gjallarhorn • Monitor S11 • Pocket Infinity • PSI Umbra II • Red Death • Sanctuary No 2 • Silver Dollar Mk.35 • Super Good Advice • Suros Regime • Thorn • Last Word • Thunderlord • Viper P3
Vehicles: Devil Walker • Onyx Pyramid Ship • Pike • Colony Ship • Guardian Ships • Guardian Dropship • Unidentified Spacecraft • Sparrow • Cabal Dropship • Fallen Dropship • Shrike
Planets: Mercury • Venus • Earth • Moon • Mars • Jupiter • Europa • Saturn
Locations: Citadel • Crucible • Devil's Lair • Shores of Time • Black Garden • Cosmodome Breach • European Dead Zone • The City • Overwatch District • Tower • Mumbai Push • Old Chicago • Old Russia • Twilight Gap • Accelerator • Hellmouth • Moonbase • Ocean of Storms • Charlemagne's Vault • Dust Palace • Exclusion Zone • Buried City • The Reef
Technology: Ghost • Warmind
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