Dalek

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Daleks are small, [[Genetic engineering|genetically engineered]], octopus-like creatures known for piloting pepper-pot-shaped personal vehicles and screaming "exterminate" at practically any other living thing they encounter. Individual Daleks possess genius-level intellects and rampant xenophobia. A Dalek does not possess an "inside voice".
 
Daleks are small, [[Genetic engineering|genetically engineered]], octopus-like creatures known for piloting pepper-pot-shaped personal vehicles and screaming "exterminate" at practically any other living thing they encounter. Individual Daleks possess genius-level intellects and rampant xenophobia. A Dalek does not possess an "inside voice".
  
For the most part, Daleks dwell within their individual vehicles. These vehicles carry sufficient armor to easily resist twentieth century [[Firearm|small arms]], with later models also outfitted with [[shield]] systems. They also carry an [[directed-energy weapon|energy weapon]] and a plunger-like appendage for manipulation. Early models of these flat-bottomed machines ran on wheels or tracks concealed beneath the "skirt", but more recent models use a form of antigravity system to maneuver; they generally hover a few centimeters above the ground, but they can freely fly if doing so is advantageous.
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For the most part, Daleks dwell within their individual vehicles. These vehicles carry sufficient armor to easily resist twentieth century [[Firearm|small arms]], with later models also outfitted with [[shield]] systems. They also carry an [[directed-energy weapon|energy weapon]] and a plunger-like appendage for manipulation. The plunger seems simple, but it is actually a versatile tool with surprising dexterity that can interface with computers and even organic minds, in addition to lifting objects.
  
While impervious to small arms, older Dalek models could be destroyed by explosives or anti-armor weapons. The [[shield]]ing
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Early models Dalek vehicles ran on wheels or tracks concealed beneath the "skirt", but more recent models use a form of antigravity system to maneuver; they generally hover a few centimeters above the ground, but they can freely fly if doing so is advantageous.
on newer models makes them more resilient. Similarly, older Daleks were vulnerable to attack via chemical and biological weapons, but newer Daleks appear to be sealed units that can comfortably operate in the vacuum of space. The eyestalk tends to be the most vulnerable point on any Dalek, even the newest versions, as it extends far enough from the shell to be only weakly protected by the Dalek's shields.
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While impervious to small arms, older Dalek models could be destroyed by explosives or anti-armor weapons. The [[shield]]ing on newer models makes them more resilient. Similarly, older Daleks were vulnerable to attack via chemical and biological weapons, but newer Daleks appear to be sealed units that can comfortably operate in the vacuum of space. The eyestalk tends to be the most vulnerable point on any Dalek, even the newest versions, as it extends far enough from the shell to be only weakly protected by the Dalek's shields; even small arms can potentially damage the eyestalk with concentrated fire.
  
 
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