|Most Altarians adopt a Mer, a philosophy they devote their life to. This makes them more ideological than other species and more approving when their Ideology matches that of their empire or governor, and more disapproving when it is opposed to them. They can also be specialized to Divine Empaths, though it is an expensive process.
|Arcean's stoic nature makes them unlikely to be ideological. Instead, they revere the military: Arcean soldiers gain additional Approval and are never pacifists.
|The Baratak are stout citizens who require very little to be content. But they are sensitive to Pollution and won't be happy, or healthy, on heavily polluted worlds.
|The Drath are an ancient race that are fond of their legacy and their vast storehouses of credits. They receive an Approval bonus based on the Credits in their treasury.
|Drengin have a high Resistance and aptitude for becoming strong Soldiers. Drengin have no Approval penalty for living on undefended worlds. They defend themselves.
|Festron love Jungle worlds. They also occasionally murder other species they share a world with.
|Humans are known for their flexibility and productivity. They have lower Expectations than other species.
|Iconians are a paranoid species that are still traumatized by their near extinction by the Yor. Because of this, they suffer a significant Approval penalty if they share a world with them. And even though they are as temperamental as other species, their passive nature prevents them from protesting.
|Iridium's high Social makes them excellent Traders. They receive an Approval bonus based on the Credits in your Treasury.
|Manti love Aquatic worlds. They receive a large Approval bonus when they are on them and a slight penalty when they aren't.
|An average race with an above average Growth rate. They will quickly overwhelm planets and consume all available Food.
|Navigator society is built around investigating the wonders of the universe, often to the exclusion of everything else. Their high Intelligence makes them the best scientists in the galaxy.
|The Onyx have no need for organic food and sustain themselves on the energy of the universe. Onyx Hive Growth rate is dependent on the amount of Promethion their civilization holds.
|Torian love Aquatic worlds. They receive a large Approval bonus when they are on them and a slight penalty when they aren't. But their subjugation by the Drengin makes them unhappy when they share worlds with Drengin citizens.
|Xeloxi have few redeeming qualities, if by few you mean none. Their culture rewards strong action and concerns like ethics and compassion were lost long ago. Every Xeloxi is a criminal and generates Crime.
|As a synthetic species, Yor don't require Food or have any natural Growth. Instead, their citizens are manufactured. They also don't suffer any Approval penalty from Pollution, Overcrowding or reaching their Population Capacity.
|Snathi are clever and resourceful, but very likely to be criminals.
|Easily distracted and always hungry, Trandals are good at taking orders, and that's about it.
|The Tywom aren't very smart, and certainly aren't very socially adept. Their only positive quality is their incredibly low Expectations. They are very accustomed to being treated poorly, and they are even happier when they share a world with other species. Though the other species may not like it.
|If you thought the Drengin were disagreeable, the Korath are even worse. Though they have incredible Resolve and Diligence, their social skills are lacking and they dislike sharing a world with any other species.
|The Slyne do not require organic food to survive, but their slow Growth rate hampers their ability to spread out into the galaxy as quickly as other species.
|The Thalan are from a dimension more advanced than ours. Their insight provides them with an increased Intelligence and also increased Expectations.
|The Phamysht are a polite and engaging species, until they murder you. Still, their high Social and Intelligence makes up for their equally high Expectations.
|The Scryve are waning. Each of their citizens has incredibly high Diligence, Intelligence and Resolve, but they are handicapped by their low Growth, which will make it difficult to spread out among the stars unless they capture another species to do it.
|Luxar have no need for organic food, but their Growth is generally less than organic species. Their growth can be increased based on the amount of Promethion they have stored. Despite their low growth rate, their high Diligence, Intelligence and Resolve makes them well suited for nearly any task.
|Irradiated citizens evolve if given enough time, each evolution more capable than the last. At the starting Amoeba stage, they reproduce frequently and are quick to evolve, but are poor workers.
|The Intueri have a high Diligence and low Expectations. They put the needs of the group over their own. Lacking true complex thought, expect low Intelligence.
|Brilliant and sociable creatures, Phalenoids excel in Intelligence and Social, but they make poor soldiers. They prefer to befriend other species. Their Approval increases when sharing their world with other species.
|Elegant and astute, Felinoids distinguish themselves with keen intellect and agile cunning. They prefer roles of strategic importance, thriving as scientists, diplomats, or spies, and display an affinity for complex systems. Highly individualistic, they can struggle with regimented military roles. Their curious natures make them adept cultural adapters, gaining an Approval bonus when cohabiting worlds with other species.
|Loyal and intuitive, Caninoids demonstrate exceptional teamwork and remarkable instincts. They naturally excel in roles requiring cooperation and protection, such as military or policing duties. While not typically drawn to independent intellectual pursuits, they're formidable tactical operators within a group dynamic. Their sociable temperament engenders strong bonds, earning them an Approval boost when sharing their world with other species. They have very low Expectations.
|Graceful and visionary, Avianoids are known for their strategic foresight and aerial mastery. They excel in roles requiring a broad perspective, such as scouts, diplomats, or strategic planners. Their nimble agility can be less effective in ground-based military engagements. With a natural inclination towards harmony, they gain an Approval bonus when coexisting with diverse species on their world.
|Horrible ghouls that grow quickly but aren't very bright.
|These pitiful creatures have had their will tortured out of them.
|Citizens can be of any species in the galaxy, with all of their strengths and weaknesses.