immensely powerful civilization of enhanced humanoids from the Delta
Quadrant of the
The Borg implant themselves with cybernetic devices, giving them great
combat capabilities. Different Borg are equiped with diffirent hardware
for specific tasks.
Borg is tied into a sophisticated subspace communications network, forming
collective, a shared conciousness in which the idea of the induvidual
was nearly a
concept. This collective consciousness is experienced by the Borg as "thousands"
voices they are collectively aware of, but not aware of themselves as separate
speak in singular pronouns, referring to themselves when required
merely "Seven of Nine," for instance.
Borg operated by conquering entire worlds, assimilating the civilizations
and the technology
members of assimilated races were implanted with sophisticated cybernetic
permitting each individual to perform a specific task as required by the
Borg have a singular goal, namely the consumption of technology, rather
than wealth or
expansion as most species seek. According to their spokesman, in the form
Captain Jean-Luc Picard, reffered to as "Locutus of Borg",
the Borg only want to
the quality of life" of the
species they "assimilate." Androids, for example, they view as
and obsolete. Thousands of worlds in the galaxy were conquered in this
Borg exhibit a high degree of intelligence and adaptability in their tactics.
Most means of
or offense against them were found only to be used only once, almost immediately
which the Borg devoloped a countermeasure. Among
the many advantages their collective
affords them, the Borg hive-mind allows for instantaneous adaptations
phaser frequency modulations in combat; they are also able to regenerate
cube ship with the power of their collective thoughts alone.
Borg ingest only energy to drive their technological system via an energy
bio-chips synthesize any organic nutrients needed.
hive-mind drones do not register as individual life-signs when scanned,
only as a mass
and then at a bare minimum. The sick and injured are not healed but "reabsorbed"
removal of the receiver piece, which leads to self-destructive dissolve.
When shipboard during
in their regenerative mode, power is minimal and the vessel's EM field
cuts off. They
a knock-out drug or procedure for humans, using a drill-tap placed behind
the left ear, that
immediately but wears off in less than a minute.