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Protozoan

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Protozoan
General information
Faction

Xen

Type

Wildlife

Individual information
Entity

cycler

The protozoan is an inoffensive entity seen on Xen.

Overview[edit]

  • The Protozoan appears as a bluish, transparent rock-like entity orbiting above the ground, with a smaller reddish rock-like shape inside, also transparent and turning on itself. It has no AI, cannot be destroyed and does not react to the player's or any NPC's presence.

Behind the scenes[edit]

The "protozoan" (Gr. "prôtos", "first" + "zôon", "animal"), also named "protozoon", actually exists. It covers any of a large group of single-celled, usually microscopic, eukaryotic protist organisms commonly living in water, such as amoebas, ciliates, flagellates, and sporozoans.[1] Protozoa can be plants, fungi or animals. Thus the Protozoan can be considered as an extremely enlarged protozoan that does not live underwater.

Trivia[edit]

  • "Protozoa", the model name, is actually the plural form.
  • When viewing its model in a model viewer, it is completely opaque. Its transparency is achieved in-game.

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Protozoan on The Free Dictionary