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New to the FTL universe, the Lanius arrive with the release of FTL: Advanced Edition, a free update to the vanilla FTL, released on April 3, 2014. On the producer's homepage, the Lanius are described as a metallic scavenger race prone to aggression, whose biological composition somehow drains oxygen from the rooms they occupy, making them potentially deadly adversaries.

The Lanius are scavengers – metallic lifeforms that rely on the absorption of minerals to sustain themselves. Their society ebbs and flows in hibernation cycles; they may lie dormant for many years, even while hurtling through space. As soon as they become aware of significant metal deposits they reawaken. Usually this occurs in the dying stages of a galactic civilization or in the wake of intergalactic war.

Reports of reawakened Lanius have appeared in many of the war-torn and abandoned sectors of Federation Space. Their arrival has created panic as they indiscriminately seek out sources of metal – although more diplomatic individuals have suggested that they can be reasoned with.

Lanius cost 50 Ftlgame-scrap to hire from Stores.

Special AbilitiesEdit

+/- Drains oxygen from rooms.
+ No damage from lack of oxygen.
- Movement speed reduced by 20%.

They drain Oxygen about as fast as a hull breach in a single square. You can follow the same process used to feed oxygen to a breached room to sustain the oxygen in the room your Lanius crewmen share with other crewmen.

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