War Wasp

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War Wasp
A War Wasp

A War Wasp

Games
Damages by
  • Stinger
  • Energy Burst
Threat Capacity

Hostile

Natural Habitats


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War Wasps are aggressive insects found on numerous planets. They attack by ramming perceived threats with their stingers, though some varieties can attack by firing their stingers. War Wasps reside in War Wasp Hives.

Variants

Dark War Wasps

Main article: Dark War Wasp

Dark War Wasps are Ing-possessed War Wasps. Like the Wasps found on Aether, they can attack by firing a burst of energy at their prey.

Ram War Wasp

Main article: Ram War Wasp

Ram War Wasps have a hive mind, allowing them to think as one. They rapidly circle around their prey to cause confusion before ramming it. Samus encounters swarms of Ram War Wasps while battling the Hive Mecha.

Barbed War Wasp

Main article: Barbed War Wasp

Barbed War Wasps are capable of launching their stingers.

Red Barbed War Wasps

Main article: Red Barbed War Wasp

Blue Barbed War Wasp

Main article: Blue Barbed War Wasp

Logbook

Gallery

Images

Videos


War Wasps in action


References

  1. "Airborne insect equipped with a venomous stinger capable of shearing steel.​ ​The War Wasp rarely strays far from its hive unless it is pursuing an immediate threat.​ It attacks with no regard for its own survival,​ dive-​bombing its enemy with stinger extended.​ Fast-​working toxins from the stinger can incapacitate most small organisms." —Metroid Prime Logbook "War Wasp" (Metroid Prime)
  2. "An aggressive flying insect that will vigorously defend its territory. The royal jelly of the War Wasp queen is so highly valued that hives continue to be harvested on Aether in spite of a shocking death toll." —Metroid Prime Hunters Logbook "War Wasp" (Metroid Prime Hunters)
  3. "The War Wasp rarely strays far from its hive unless it is pursuing an immediate threat. It attacks with no regard for its own survival, dive-bombing its enemy with stinger extended. Fast-working toxins from the stinger can incapacitate most small organisms. If it battles foes at range, it will fire bursts of potent energy." —Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Logbook "War Wasp" (Metroid Prime 2: Echoes)


Language Name Meaning
Japanese ターロンワスプ  Tallon Wasp  
Japanese ワーワスプ  War Wasp  


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