Questions tagged [goauld]

An alien species created for the military science-fiction series *Stargate SG-1*. The Goa'uld are a worm-like, parasitic species who tend towards interplanetary domination. A minority faction of the Goa'uld species, called the Tok'ra, oppose this culture.

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What is the effective maximum range of a ring transporter?

In the original Stargate movie, Ra and his followers have ring transporters that can be used to teleport between Ra's ship in orbit and the surface of Abydos. In Stargate SG1, Earth Humans (Taur'i) ...
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Who were the members of the last High Council of System Lords?

In Reckoning, Part 1 we meet the High Council of System Lords for the last time, as they are eliminated by the Replicators. At this point in time the Council consists of Yu (in the middle) and two ...
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Why would Goa'uld blood be both toxic and be able to neutralize itself?

While it's inconsistent in the first few seasons, it's been since established that dying Goa'uld void a deadly toxin into their hosts. At first I thought it was blood toxicity or naquadah poisoning ...
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Why are only a tiny number of Goa'uld capable of spawning?

Goa'uld, aside from being endosymbionts, are aquatic predators that reproduce by spawning large amounts of offspring left to fend for themselves with only a few surviving to adulthood (traditionally ...
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Goa'uld cyber and chemical warfare capability

Throughout Stargate whenever the Goa'uld launch an attack on the SGC it tends to come as somewhat 'clumsy' physical attacks. Surely a race as advanced as the Goa'uld would have developed far more ...
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Could the Wraith Serve As Hosts to the Gou'ald? [closed]

In the Stargate television franchise, did the shows' developers ever consider letting the Goa'uld use the Wraith as hosts? It seems like a perfectly logical NEW direction that would have at least left ...
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What's the pronunciation of the word Goa'uld from SG1?

What's the phonetic alphabet (text/pronunciation) of the fictional word Goa'uld from the (TV show)/(fictional universe) Stargate? It seems to have a interestingly and unusually large amount of ...
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What happens if a Wraith feeds on a Goa'uld or a Jaffa?

Wraith have amazing 'aging' powers and Goa'uld and Jaffa have amazing longevity and healing powers. I realize this invites speculation, but that would be pointless and against site guidelines. Is ...
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In Stargate SG1, why don't the teams ever bring back dead Jaffas for study?

I've just started watching the series and noticed that on numerous occasions SG1 kill Jaffa just outside the Stargate, but their bodies are never brought back for study. They obviously have never done ...
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Why do Goa'uld and Asgard continue to use names from Earth mythos?

OK, so the Goa'uld impersonated deities and other powerful figures from Earth mythologies. (See What other mythologies' figures are represented in SG1 aside from Norse and Egyptian pantheons? and ...
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Why did the Goa'uld return to Earth?

At the beginning of "Children of the Gods", Apophis travels to Earth with his troops. How did the Goa'uld know to return to Earth? How did they know that the desert gate had been dug up and was back ...
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How was Jonas Quinn able to learn so fast?

Did Stargate SG-1 ever explain why the Kelownans like Jonas were able to learn so fast? Did it have something to do with the experiments that were conducted by the Goa'uld?
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I want to speak the Goa'uld language, where to get started?

I want to learn how to speak Goa'uld. I know it's weird but I was wondering if anyone could show me some good sites that can help me.
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How can a Goa'uld be extracted from its host and who can do it?

I'm writing a fanfic story that is based off Stargate SG-1 and I cannot find this information. How can a Goa'uld be extracted from its host and who can do it?
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What does it take to overcome your Goa'uld symbiote?

In the stargate universe, when an adult Goa'uld symbiote bonds with you it takes control over your body, forcing you to watch as it commits horrific deeds. However Skaara manages to overwhelm his ...
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How did the Goa'uld develop interplanetary travel?

As was pointed out in the answer https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/11241/3958 the Goa'uld were once a fledgling race with the Unas as the only attachment outside of their little pond. However, ...
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Are Goa'uld naturally evil?

I understand the Goa'uld are naturally parasitic but are they naturally as evil and selfish as they are in the current age? The Tok'ra show that some Goa'uld can be at least somewhat considerate ...
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What happens to a Jaffa's Goa'uld once it matures?

In Stargate SG-1, it is mentioned that there are thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of Jaffa warriors, each with their own Goa'uld symbiote. It is also often mentioned that there are relatively ...