Fauna are lifeforms with a non-terrestial origin. Approximately ten percent of planets in the Settled Systems support life.

Fauna BehaviorEdit

All fauna have one of the following temperaments, which indicate how they will respond to your presence:

  • Peaceful fauna will ignore you completely unless attacked.
  • Skittish fauna may flee from you.
  • Wary, Defensive, and Territorial fauna may attack you if you linger near them too long, but will give plenty of warning.
  • Fearless and Aggressive fauna will attack you on sight.

Additionally, fauna have different ecological niches and social behaviors, often indicated by their names.

  • Apex and Hunting fauna are solitary predators. They are usually found on their or in very small groups, and will actively hunt other fauna.
  • Herding and Schooling fauna are social herbivores and scavengers, which travel in small or modestly-sized groups.
  • Pack fauna are social predators, which travel in small or modestly-sized groups and actively hunt other fauna together.
  • Flocking fauna are highly social herbivores and scavengers that travel in very large groups.
  • Swarming fauna are highly social predators that travel in very large groups and actively hunt other fauna together.
  • Filterers, Grazers, and Herbivores are herbivorous creatures that are often pursued by predators.
  • Scavengers are not predators themselves, but seek out cadavers left by predators to feed.

Known FaunaEdit

An unfiltered list of all fauna with unique names can be found here.