Eidolion

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Eidolion
Base Information
Classification Carnivore
Terrain Unknown
Locomotion Walker
Size 0.5 m
Speed Unknown
Strength Unknown
Social Structure Unknown
Weapons Bite & Venom
Armor None
Source
Homeworld Alpha Mare (The Beyond 2206)
Multi-world Yes
Canon No
Reference Michael J. Maley

The Eidolion, a venomous serpent-like creature native to Alpha Mare (The Beyond 2206).

Physiology and ecology[edit]

The Eidolion is 1/2 meter long maximum, a mottled dark green, dark & light brown on its upper body with a pink belly.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet and trophics[edit]

In the wild, the serpent rarely uses its venom for defense, reserving its use for prey animals, usually small reptiles or birds.

History and background[edit]

Though non-toxic, the neurotoxin in its bite acts as a powerful, non-addictive painkiller (lasting 6-12 hours) in humans. Processed, its venom is useful in treating many degenerative and/or paralytic ailments.

When captured, the serpent becomes used to humans quite rapidly and may be let loose to act as a vermin exterminator. However, the creatures tend to avoid and flee races such as the Toishan.

The Eidolion can be picked up on its home planet for Cr. 20 and resold for Cr. 400-2000 depending on the buyer. The processed venom is worth Cr. 600 per centiliter (8 doses per centiliter).

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

No information yet available.

References and contributors[edit]

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