Torchwood has introduced a range of new monsters and aliens to the Doctor Who universe from the menacing Weevils to Abaddon, son of the great Beast.
Below are some of the aliens and characters Torchwood has faced.
The 456The 456 have secretly negotiated with the British Government on two occasions, in 1965 and 2009. Both times the 456 wanted Human children. The 456 possessed the ability to use Human children as a source of drugs.
NostroviteA Nostrovite, a race of carnivourous shape shifters who hunt in pairs and mate for life.
DeathDeath searches for 13 victims whose consumed souls will enable it to remain in our world
ParasiteAn alien parasite that resides in the brain.
MayfliesThe Pharm, responsible for the drug “Reset”, releases alien parasitescalled Mayflies into the human bloodstream,the larvae proceed to “reset” the human body.
AdamAdam has the power to reveal, alter and fabricate memories.
WhaleA whale like, sentient creature captured and used as a cheep source of meat.
SleeperSleeper agents lead a normal life,unaware of there status until activation, with their right arms transforming into bayonet-like weapons. They carry out missions to clear the way for the main invasion force
Captain John HartCaptain John Hart, a fellow Time Agent first appeared in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and later in the final episode of series 2, Exit wounds.
Alien BlowfishAlien Blowfish, first seen in “kiss kiss bang bang” and then captured by jack on a mission for torchwood in “fragments”.
AboddonAboddon came from the rift. He is described as "son of the great Beast"
Bilis MangerBilis has the ability to walk through time and teleport at will. He tried to make the Torchwood team open the rift.
Carys Earth’s atmosphere is poisonous to the alien sex monster, so it needs to take a human host to survive for prolonged periods.
Cyberwoman Half Human, Half Machine
Lisa was Iantos girlfriend before she got turned into a cyberman
Fairies They are called faries by humans but it isn’t known what they are. They are not aliens but have lived alongside humans since the dawn of time.
Mary Mary is a telepathic alien. An alien from the same species appeared in The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Weevil An aggressive alien with low intelligence
The 456You will die. And tomorrow, your people will deliver the children.
Below are some of the more memorable characters from Torchwood.