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This page is devoted to the race of giant intelligent insects of Starship Troopers...

 

 

 

 

Arachnid WarriorArachnid Warrior

Name:

Warrior (UROPYGI)

 

*CDR: 1     550KG     IQ: 30

Very aggressive. High agility in any combat environment. Exo-armor can withstand temperatures above 500oc. Low intelligence, excellent follow-through.

 

Weapons:

Cutting/chewing mandibles.

Jaws exert in excess of 4000 foot-pounds/kg.

 

Ground Speed:

Cross country - 64 km/hr

Acceleration (0 to 50 km) - 7.2 seconds

 

 

Tanker

Name:

Tanker (AMBLYPYGI)

 

*CDR: 1     3.5 metric tons     IQ: 35

Very aggressive. Fast in tight situations. 1 metric ton bio-corrosive reservoir. Effective range of bio-corrosive is unknown but thought to be under 50 metres.

 

Weapons:

Sprays highly bio-corrosive fluid.

 

Ground Speed:

Cross country - 35 km/hr

 

 

Arachnid HopperArachnid Hopper

Name:

Hopper (OPILIONES)

 

*CDR: 1     485KG     IQ: 30

Very aggressive. Jumping and short flight capability

 

Weapons:

See Warrior specification.

 

Ground Speed:

See Warrior specification.

 

Glide Ratio:

1 - 3

 

Air Speed:

Up to 341 km/hr

 

 

Plasma BugPlasma Bug

Name:

Plasma Bug (SOLIFUGAE)

 

*CDR: 3     7-0 metric tons     IQ: 18

Non-aggressive. Generates one-time only accelerated burst of high-energy plasma. The Plasma Bug is chemically stable until contact with the Breeder. Can be fired ballistically or aimed with precision into planetary orbit.

 

Weapons:

High-energy plasma.

 

Ground Speed:

Less than 2km/hr

 

 

Chariot Bug

Name:

Chariot Bug (SCHIZOPEL)

 

*CDR: 2     220 kg     IQ: 12

Non-aggressive. In large numbers they will stampede. The sole function of these relatively small Arachnids is to transport Queens and other large insects whose weight and function prohibits self-propelled movement.

 

Weapons:

Cutting/chewing mandibles.

 

Ground Speed:

35 km/hr

 

 

Brain

Name:

Brain Bug (CEREBUS REX)

 

*CDR: 7     dimensions unknown     IQ: 7

May be a very large insect, one metric ton or more. May be aggressive when confronted. Believed to be capable of reason. May have intuitive and psycho-kinetic powers.

 

Weapons:

Evidence of piercing type of claw or palp.

 

Ground Speed:

No data

 

*Combat Danger Rating

 

 

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