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"It's important you understand, Doctor, that we would have only taken the engineer. Now, because of you, I will take everything. We will overrun this world and pick the bones clean. Have you ever seen a dead planet?"
|First Regular Appearance|
|Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror|
Encountered by the Doctor in 1903 New York, they are defeated with the help of famed scientist Nikola Tesla.The Skithra are a race of technological scavengers, unwilling to progress on their own when they can steal scientific advances from other races and use them to conquer and steal more. Although able to disguise themselves as human, they are scorpion-like beings, with stingers which act as energy weapons. Clever and dangerous, this hive race is led by a queen.