In Star Trek: DS9, the Jem'Hadar were a genetically engineered race that fought for the Dominion. Use with the [star-trek] and [star-trek-ds9] tags. Use only when asking questions related specifically to this species. Use with [star-trek-dominion] when referring to their government.
The Jem'Hadar were a genetically engineered race to serve as the military arm of the Dominion. They are a reptilian species who had highly violent urges and were ruthless fighting machines. The species lacks no female species as they do not mate. They required the drug ketracel-white for nutrition and to ensure their circulatory system remained functional; without the administration of this drug they would shortly die. Notably, the Jem'Hadar have the capacity to 'shroud' themselves, meaning they and their weapons cannot be detected by sensors or visibly. For further reference, please see the Memory Alpha page.
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