The Ice Warriors

Ice Warrior - Cold War

A Brief History of the Ice Warriors

The Ice Warriors are a reptilian humanoid race from the planet Mars. They originally appeared in the 1967 story ‘The Ice Warriors’. In the 30th century the Ice Warriors tried to invade the Earth by changing the planet’s atmosphere to be more suitable for Martian life, but the plan failed. Later nearer the 40th century they became a peaceful race and joined a Galactic Federation which included Earth, Mars and a number of other planets.

Ice Warrior Timeline and Key Points in History

Ice Warrior Hierarchy and Notable Individuals

Grand Marshall

Grand Marshall

The Seeds of Death

Grand Marshall Skaldak

Cold War

Leaders

Slaar

The Seeds of Death

Izlyr

The Curse of Peladon

Azaxyr

The Monster of Peladon

Warriors

Varga

The Ice Warriors

Ssorg

The Curse of Peladon

Sskel

The Monster of Peladon

Turoc

The Ice Warriors

The Planet Mars

The Waters of Mars - Ice Warriors

The Waters of Mars

The Ice Warriors were from the planet Mars. No Doctor Who episode has shown their civilisation, society or how they lived on the planet. In the episode ‘The Waters of Mars’ they were referenced as possibly freezing a water based virus that the humans came accross.

Waters of Mars
They tell legends of Mars long ago. A fine and noble race built an empire out of snow. The Ice Warriors. Perhaps they found something down there. Used their might and their wisdom to freeze it. The Doctor

Spaceships

The Ice Warriors had advanced space travel as early as 3000 BC. A full Ice Warrior spaceship was shown in ‘Cold War’.

Ice Warrior Cyborgs

Ice Warrior without armour

Armour

When Mars turned cold the Ice Warriors had to adapt, they’re bio-mechanoid cyborgs, they built themselves survival armour so they could exist in the freezing cold of their home world. It is the greatest dishonour for an Ice Warrior to leave it’s armour.

Ice Warriors Merchandise

Ice Warrior Episode Guide

The Ice Warriors

  • Episodes: 6 Episodes
  • Doctor: 2nd Doctor
  • Companions: Jamie, Victoria
  • Aliens/Monsters: Ice Warriors
  • Setting: Earth

The Ice Warriors Synopsis

Buried deep in the ice, scientists at Britannicus Base have discovered an ancient warrior. But this is no simple archaeological find. What they have found is the commander of a spaceship that crashed into the glacier thousands of years ago. Thawed from the ice, and knowing their home planet Mars is now a dead world, the Ice Warriors decide to make Earth their own…

The Seeds of Death

  • Episodes: 6 Episodes
  • Doctor: 2nd Doctor
  • Companions: Jamie, Zoe
  • Aliens/Monsters: Ice Warriors
  • Setting: The Moon, Earth

The Seeds of Death Synopsis

The TARDIS arrives on Earth in the 21st Century, human society is now reliant on T-Mat – a matter transmitting device that beams people and freight instantly to destinations all around the globe, but it’s malfunctioning and the travellers agree to investigate.

The Curse of Peladon

  • Episodes: 4 Episodes
  • Doctor: 3rd Doctor
  • Companions: Jo
  • Aliens/Monsters: Peladonians, Aggedor, Ice Warriors, Alpha Centaurans, Arcturans
  • Setting: Peladon

The Curse of Peladon Synopsis

The Doctor and Jo make a test flight in the TARDIS and arrive on the planet Peladon. Seeking shelter, they enter the citadel of the soon-to-be-crowned King Peladon, where the Doctor is mistaken for a human dignitary summoned to act as Chairman of a committee assessing an application by the planet to join the Galactic Federation.

The Monster of Peladon

  • Episodes: 6 Episodes
  • Doctor: 3rd Doctor
  • Companions: Sarah-Jane
  • Aliens/Monsters: Peladonians, Aggedor, Ice Warriors, Alpha Centaurans
  • Setting: Peladon

The Monster of Peladon Synopsis

The TARDIS returns to Peladon some fifty years after the Doctor’s last visit. The planet is now ruled by Queen Thalira – daughter of the late King Peladon – with advice from Chancellor Ortron. The Doctor and Sarah are arrested by Ortron for trespassing on sacred ground but their names are cleared by Alpha Centauri, now Galactic Federation ambassador to Peladon

Cold War

  • Episodes: 1 Episode (45 mins)
  • Doctor: 11th Doctor
  • Companions: Clara
  • Aliens/Monsters: Ice Warriors
  • Setting: Earth

Cold War Synopsis

On a Russian submarine in 1983, a frozen alien warrior is waking up, just as the TARDIS materialises.

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