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The '''Pyxians''' were a race of [[psychic]]s from the [[planet]] [[Pyx]] located somewhere in the [[Gamma Quadrant]].
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The '''Pyxians''' are a race of psychics from the planet Pyx located somewhere in the Gamma Quadrant.
   
==Physiology==
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== Physiology ==
The Pyxians were a race of [[telepathy|telepathic]] creatures that were able to use [[mind-booster]]s, projecting an [[artificial reality]]—like in [[holosuite]]s—though the experience was still real to those involved in the illusion. They were quite powerful at projecting illusions, able to even project replicas of themselves across many [[light-year]]s, even through a [[wormhole]].
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The Pyxians are a race of telepathic creatures that are able to use mind-boosters, projecting an artificial reality—like in holosuites—though the experience is still real to those involved in the illusion. They are quite powerful at projecting illusions, able to even project replicas of themselves across many light-years, even through a wormhole.
   
Pyxians were a [[metamorphology|metamorphological]] species, young Pyxians resemble a [[rhinoceros|rhino]] covered with golden [[fur]] the size of a [[dog]]. This stage of their form was called [[Solitary]]. Eventually the young will wrap a [[cocoon]] around itself, and emerge as a [[humanoid]] Pyxian. ({{n|DS9|The Pet}})
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Pyxian are a metamorphological species, young Pyxians resemble a rhino covered with a golden fur the size of a dog. This stage of their form is called Solitary. Eventually the young will wrap a cocoon around itself, and emerge as a humanoid Pyxian.
   
==History==
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== History ==
In [[2370]], the ''{{dis|Ulysses|starship}}'' docked at [[Deep Space 9]] after a mission in the Gamma Quadrant, where the crewmember [[Darm]] had discovered an [[animal]] that was in fact a Pyxian [[prince]]. ({{n|DS9|The Pet}})
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In [[2370]], the ''Ulysses'' docked at [[Deep Space 9]] after a mission in the [[Gamma Quadrant]] where the crewmember [[Darm]] had discovered an animal that was in fact a [[Pyxian]] prince. ({{n|DS9|The Pet}})
   
==Culture==
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== Culture ==
The Pyxians were a isolationist people, as their only real defense was their ability to [[camouflage]], direct contact of any kind makes them vulnerable. Thus they refrain from making contact with other races at all costs. ({{n|DS9|The Pet}})
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The Pyxians are a isolationist people, as their only real defense is their ability to camouflage, direct contact of any kind makes them vulnerable. Thus they refrain from making contact with other races at all costs.
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