- For other uses, see Alpha.
The Alpha was an animalistic member of Species M-113, also known as salt vampires. An Alpha was a mature, combat-ready creature and represented the highest and rarest rank in their hierarchy. (STO - "Season 7: New Romulus" mission: "Mine Trap")
Appearance and specificationsEdit
The Apha did not wear clothing. Its hunched but humanoid body was covered in white fur, leaving the face and extremities exposed. These parts were scaly and grey-skinned. Long, wavy hair extended from the scalp. (STO - "Season 7: New Romulus" mission: "Mine Trap")
In combat, Alphas did not carry weapons and instead relied on their claws for melee attacks. For ranged attacks, they weakened their prey by putting them in a powerful hypnotic hold, and draining them of salt. It could confuse its victim, making it target allies rather than the attacking Alpha. The Alpha was stronger than the Beta and any other Species M-113 creature. Compared to the forces of the Alpha Quadrant Alliance, its abilities and strength were equivalent to the captain rank. (STO - "Season 7: New Romulus" mission: "Mine Trap", STO - "Season 12: Reckoning" mission: "Arena of Sompek")
In 2409, a horde of Species M-113 emerged from the underground in the Hfihar system and began attacking the Romulan Republic colonists of the Hfihar mining colony. While the M-113 creature could not derive salt from Vulcanoids, the revived species had been genetically modified and where a threat to Romulans. An Allied party present at the colony fought the Species M-113 creatures and guided the evacuation of the colonists. (STO - "Season 7: New Romulus" mission: "Mine Trap")