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Joey and Jude's beloved pet dog. She is seen hiding in her dog house during the events of Hiveswap: Act 1. Tesseract is a Great Pyrenees due to the floppy ears, and the body build. Great Pyrenees Info
The Lone GunbirdsEdit
- Main article: The Lone Gunbirds
Jude's carrier pigeons which he uses to send encrypted messages. This is a reference to The X-Files' Lone Gunmen. Their names are Frohike, Langly, and Byers, in reference to the last names of the Lone Gunmen. They also seem to represent the fate of Jude's different family members. Frohike, his favorite, suffered an early death and represents his mother. Langly cowardly runs away and abandons him, like his father. Byers goes to Alternia along with Joey.
- Main article: Monster (Hiveswap)
They are black with neon green mouths. They come in all different forms such as serpent-like creatures, winged monstrosities, limb amalgamates, and giant thumb-like beings.
Xultan Matzos was a very popular Arena Stickball player. He was a rustblood Pusher that played for the Thrashthrust Snowglobes. According to Xefros, he revolutionized the Pusher position. He had a unique stance when swinging his cuebat, which Xefros tries to model his own stance after. Xultan also had extremely potent psychic powers, which further aided him in the game. Cohen confirmed in a reblog on tumblr that, like Stelsa, he is also troll jewish.
He was executed on the spot after a blueblood mind-controlled him and made him thrust at the heiress. This seems to be the fate of most lowbloods that make a name for themselves.
Dromed Baktar was another popular Pusher. Significantly less is known about him than Xultan, but it is known that he knew to play Pusher very well and was also a capable psychic, though not as much as Xultan. While thinking about playing Pusher, Xefros consistently compares the attitudes of Dromed and Xultan.
Xefros has a poster of Dromed in his respiteblock.
- Main article: Cridea Jeevik
Cridea Jeevik is a young violetblooded troll living on Alternia during the time period of Hiveswap. It was confirmed by James Roach that Cridea is still planned to appear in some form.
Troll Call TrollsEdit
- Main article: Troll Call
In the build-up to the release of Hiveswap: Act 2 in Spring 2018, two new Hiveswap trolls were announced every Wednesday up until March 14th, 2018, there were twenty six released this way. This is known as the Troll Call. Details of the Troll Call trolls can be found on their own respective page.
Xefros's Lusus Edit
A sloth-like lusus who is generally slow and tends to sleep in inconvenient places. Only moves when Xefros feeds him. The scientific name for this lusus is the GLACIAL TREETRUDGER, and his nickname, if not given a custom one by the player, is ZOOSMELL. However, his internal name is slugmeister.
Dammek's Lusus Edit
A deercat lusus who initially chases Joey around Dammek's hive until she feeds him Lusus Milk and pulls a thorn from his paw. The scientific name for this lusus is the CUSPIDATED GRIMALKIN. Joey nicknames him CORNIBUSTER if the player doesn't choose a different one. His internal name is toothy.
- Main article: Imperial Drone
Concept Art characters Edit
All trolls below (aside from the main characters) were overriden, removed, or replaced by other designs in the shift to 2D development and do not canonically exist in the game, except for the Canon fan trolls whose destiny is yet uncertain.
One of the Hiveswap musicians has confirmed the beekeper troll's replacement for Zebede was due to explicit images of the troll done by its creator during development of the game, being "just simpler to redesign the character than deal with literally any of that". Additionally, it was confirmed that the Gatherer was an early design of Charun Krojib and also that the pirate thief was replaced by Mallek Adalov. Rebel Marshall's role has been confirmed to have been removed.
- The concept art characters show the signs of Scorlo, Sign of the Devious, Ligo, Sign of the Circumscribed and Lemino, Sign of the Sympathetic.