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The final Xen boss in Half-Life. Quotes from Half-Life 2 suggests that the Nihilanth was a Combine product. Judging by its appearance, a cybernetically and genetically enhanced Alien Controller that had been controlling the Vortigaunts for eons, much like Breen controlled the human race before Gordon managed to destroy the citadel of City 17.


The Nihilanth launching energy balls at player.

To do: Appearances

The model's UV was in some places offset by 1 which caused the compiler to store an almost twice as big texture as needed.


  • "You are man...he's not man...for you he waits...for you"
  • "Their slaves...we are their slaves...we are"
  • "The last...I am the last"

See also

  • Nihilanth - a comprehensive Wikipedia entry.