A Praetorian is an alien on BG386, a multiplayer character available at level 19 and an enemy appearing in survivor multiplayer and level Ruins in singleplayer, an Alien that Dark needs to battle against in his missions.
Reference stats table.
Distinctive head armour.
Praetorians are larger than typical adults, but still only about half the size of the Queen herself. An elite guard to the Queen, and in some cases, the ones who fertilize her, they are also a playable class in the computer game Aliens versus Predator 2, in which they cannot "wall-crawl" like the smaller Aliens, but have a very thick bullet-resistant exoskeleton and a very high crouch jump.
Harrison is attacked by a Praetorian in the levels A Long Detour and Loose Ends and until he finds a minigun he is helpless against it. A further Praetorian appears in the levels Hunt and Old Debts this is also killed.
In multiplayer a Praetorian is available as a playable character for the aliens.
In Aliens: Infestation Praetorians appear through the decks of the Sulaco and are only slightly larger than alien warriors and runners.
A Praetorian appears in the level 'Power Out' in one of a Predator's levels, killing it completes the level.
A multiplayer character available at level 19, in survivor multiplayer and singleplayer these aliens are stronger and more aggressive than the drones and warriors, in multiplayer there is little difference between a Praetorian and another selectable alien.
Playable group of aliens. Upgraded can transform into a Carrier or Ravager.