The Daleks

The Daleks were created by the Kaled scientist, Davros as travel machines. He had deduced that the years of radiation and chemical poisoning from an ongoing war would lead his race to mutate into immobile organisms.

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Home Planet: Skaro
Appearance: Kaled mutations in robot-like mechanical shells
Weaknesses: Reliance on logic & machinery
First Appearance: The Daleks
Latest Appearance: The Time of the Doctor

The Dalek travel machines would house these creatures and allow the Kaleds to survive. However, in the course of his experiments, Davros deliberately removed what he considered to be debilitating emotions from the mutants and a force of evil was spawned!

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The Daleks were born without any ability to feel compassion or pity and were motivated only by hate, fear and an implacable belief that they were the superior creatures in the Universe.

The Daleks

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