Star System: Unknown
Planet: Known only as "Brood-world"
Habitat: .12 surface covered with water, tropical
Gravity: .80 Earth
Atmosphere: .90 Earth density, high oxygen content
Legs: Six, forelegs can be used as tentacles
Skin color: Brown
Average height: 8 ft. in length
Special adaptations: Long tail divided at end into
two stingers, transparent wings, sharp teeth, amor-like
skin. Eggs are injected into living beings by the Queen.
The hatched embryo metamorphoses its host's bodyuntil it
becomes a young brood member.
Type of government: Absolute matriarchy
Level of technology: The Brood uses "space-whales"
called Acanti as living starships. They have advanced bioengineering
capability, and weaponry.
Cultural traits: Utterly savage, driven solely by
hunger and procreation.
Names of representatives: The Great Mother, T'Creilee,
Haeg'rill, Skur'Kll. Others identified by function titles;
Note: "Broodworld" was destroyed in X-MEN
#166, but Brood members still exist on other planets.
appearance: X-MEN #155