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  • Asari

    The Asari, native to the planet Thessia, are often considered one of the more powerful and respected sapient species in the known galaxy. This is partly due to the fact the Asari were one of the earliest races to achieve interstellar flight. A mono- …

  • Batarian

    A race of four-eyed bipeds native to the world of Khar’shan, the Batarians are a disreputable species that chose to isolate itself from the rest of the galaxy. The Terminus Systems are infested with Batarian pirate gangs and slaving rings, fueling the …

  • Elcor

    The Elcor are a Citadel species native to the high-gravity world Dekuuna. They are massive creatures, standing on four muscular legs for increased stability. Elcor move slowly, an evolved response to an environment where a fall can be lethal. This has …

  • Hanar

    The Hanar are a species resembling Earth’s jellyfish and are one of the few non-bipedal Citadel races. Hanar are known for their intense politeness when speaking, and their strong religious beliefs regarding the Protheans, whom they refer to as ‘the …

  • Keepers

    The Keepers are a bio-engineered, insectoid race found only on the Citadel. They are completely docile and harmless, and appear to exist for no other reason than to maintain the Citadel and its systems. The Keepers are believed to have been created by …

  • Krogan

    The Krogan are a species of large reptilian bipeds native to the planet Tuchanka, a world known for its harsh environments, scarce resources, and overabundance of vicious predators. The Krogan managed to not only survive on their unforgiving homeworld, but …

  • Quarian

    The Quarians are a nomadic species of humanoid aliens known for their skills with technology and synthetic intelligence. Since their homeworld Rannoch was conquered, the Quarians live aboard the Migrant Fleet, a huge collection of starships that travel as …

  • Salarian

    Salarians are warm-blooded amphibians native to the planet Sur’Kesh. Salarians possess a hyperactive metabolism; they think fast, talk fast, and move fast. To Salarians, other species seem sluggish and dull-witted, especially the Elcor. Unfortunately, …

  • Turian

    Known for their militaristic and disciplined culture, the Turians gained their Council seat after defeating the hostile Krogan for the Council during the Krogan Rebellions. The Turians deployed a Salarian-created biological weapon called the genophage, …

  • Volus

    The Volus are an associate race on the Citadel with their own embassy, but are also a client race of the Turians. They hail from Irune, which possesses a high-pressure greenhouse atmosphere able to support an ammonia-based biochemistry. As a result, the …

  • Drell

    The Drell are a reptile-like race that were rescued from their dying homeworld by the Hanar following first contact between the two. Since then, the Drell have remained loyal to the Hanar for their camaraderie and have fit comfortably into galactic …

  • Yahg

    The yahg are a sentient race of towering humanoids native to the world of Parnack, known for their violent and aggressive nature. Consummate predators, the yahg possess unrivaled perceptiveness and mental adaptability. Discovered by the Citadel Council in …

  • Vorcha

    Known for their unique biology and aggressive behavior, the Vorcha are a primitive race that live among the galaxy’s darker and more dangerous locations, such as Omega. Many Vorcha are trained by the Krogan Blood Pack as mercenaries due to their savage …

  • Geth

    The Geth are a race of networked artificial intelligences that reside beyond the Perseus Veil. The Geth were created by the Quarians, as laborers and tools of war. When the Geth became sentient and began to question their masters, the Quarians attempted to …