Mother Brain Respect Thread

The telepathic AI that betrayed the Chozo, Mother Brain is one of the few characters in the series to have beaten Samus in combat.

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Accolades/Accomplishments:

From Metroid: Other M

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1:40:59

The Baby Metroid had to attack Mother Brain in order to save Samus.

“But Mother’s overwhelming power brought me to the brink of death.”

From Metroid: Other M Instruction Booklet

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Mother Brain’s power, to Samus, was overwhelming, and she nearly killed Samus in her lair.

“The Space Pirates, merciless agents of the evil Mother Brain, have stolen the last Metroid from a research station, and once again Mother Brain threatens the safety of the galaxy!”

From Nintendo – Official Site

Mother Brain is a threat to the galaxy.

Telepathy:

From Metroid: Other M

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1:09:29

Samus mentions how Mother Brain’s telepathy was used to control Metroids.

1:11:14

The facility became in disarray due to MB, a situation which Samus likens to Zebes, indicating Mother Brain caused instability throughout the entire planet.

1:40:09

The infrastructure of Mother Brain is used for telepathic control.

“As a last resort, the Federation Police decided on a risky strategy: to send a lone space hunter to penetrate the pirate base and destroy the mechanical life-form that controlled the fortress and its defenses—the Mother Brain.”

From Metroid: Zero Mission Instruction Booklet

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Mother Brain controlled the pirates’ defenses.

“The pirates stole the Metroids and took them to their home planet, where the planet-leading Mother Brain created a Metroid force.”

From Super Metroid Instruction Booklet

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Mother Brain led the planet.

“Samus infiltrated the base on Zebes alone, and after a bitter struggle, she destroyed Mother Brain, the mechanical life form that controlled the planet, and completed the mission.”

From Metroid Prime Trilogy Instruction Booklet

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Mother Brain led the planet.

Durability/Defenses:

From Super Metroid

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0:50

Mother Brain survives missiles and the destruction of her container.

1:27

Mother Brain survives super missiles, which are capable of causing quakes throughout large rooms strong enough to dislodge creatures with adhesive feet.

2:27

A charged plasma beam shot capable of bypassing most organic and inorganic materials impacts Mother Brain but does not bypass her.

3:28

Mother Brain survives a prolonged energy drain from the Baby Metroid.

4:43

Mother Brain can survive shots from the hyper beam, which is capable of bypassing the defenses of Space Pirates previously capable of reflecting Samus’s beams.

Firepower:

From Metroid: Other M

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2:04

Mother Brain blasts the Baby Metroid, injuring it as it healed Samus.

2:20

Mother Brain charges up a blast to finish off the Baby Metroid.

From Super Metroid

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1:34

Mother Brain drops an explosive capable of dealing some damage to Samus’s gravity and varia suits.

1:37

Mother Brain’s blast can cause a quake in her room and deal some damage to Samus.

1:52

Mother Brain can fire a beam that permeates through the wall.

2:02

Mother Brain fires a blast capable of shaking her chamber.

2:12

Mother Brain’s charge up attack depletes Samus’s ammunition, temporarily incapacitates her , and deals heavy damage.

3:08

Mother Brain’s charge up attack incapacitates Samus.

Physical Strength:

From Metroid: Other M

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3:11

Mother Brain tears through a metal structure with her arm.

Life Energy Manipulation:

“Multiviola

These also appear in the fire region. You have to be extra careful of them as they move much faster. These are the product of the life force that Mother Brain breathes into the molten rock.”

From Metroid Instruction Booklet

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From Super Metroid

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4:08

Mother Brain regenerates from having her life energy drained by the Baby Metroid.

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