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Vesuthan Soldier by Zaeta-K Vesuthan Soldier by Zaeta-K
The odds of surviving an attack by the insanely well-trained and equipped vesuthan soldier is about one in ten.

While the soldier pictured only wields a forearm blade, it's not the unit's only weapon. Although being both incredibly destructive and key part of a vesuthan's arsenal, the forerarm blades are usually only used by stealth teams, or on an opponent who the soldier deems worthy to die by the concentrated plasma edge.

The only vesuthan weapons to be found by GEMeni and ARC forces appear inoperable, as if the weapons shut themselves down upon a soldier's death. While in action, however, the various rifles, pistols, and long range sniper weapons have proven to be even superior to the maralyn's weapons- which in the past were the best quality weapons known to Tempesion space.

The weapons are assumed to be projected-energy based, since the vesuthans seen using them have virtually no recoil. Additionally, even on the slowest of video footage, no projectile has even been seen actually leaving the weapon when it is fired.

Upon examination of those KIA by vesuthan weapons, it was found that the wounds are perfectly spherical in shape, as if the hypothetical projectiles "erase" spherical portions from the surface of target. Sphere sizes have been known to range from golf balls to basket balls, and in the case of heavy weapons, boulders.

It's unknown where the vesuthans originate from, or why their equipment, vehicles, and even body structure resembles that of the Sequesters.

It is known, however, that the vesuthans seem to loath the Tempesion races as much as the Sequesters for causing the Aftermath. Their rage is quiet and calculating, and could even be said to have been organized into a type of religion.
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commandershepards Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Professional Writer
Could I use this design in my story? Killbot :D
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Setzuo Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love your racial designs, you've got a lot of potential for Tempesion, truly.
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Zaeta-K Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a bunch man, that warms my very insides :)
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Setzuo Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
NP. I'd love to do a collab sometime if you're interested.
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Zaeta-K Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sure man, send me a note with what's on your mind if you'd please :)
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Aliencon Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
I can totally imagine this being in Mass Effect or Halo.
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Zaeta-K Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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Cgriffi7 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
Been following your other work and I think this one really stands out as one of my favs, would like to know more about the vesuthans
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WackyCoder Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
Really Cool!!! would'nt want this guy ( or girl ) tracking me down ;)
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Zaeta-K Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!

Yeah, they're tough cookies X]
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