Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
The Rutan's developed motherships as part of the their spacecraft fleets. They had crystalline structures and anti-gravity systems. In the 1900s, after deploying a scout to the island, a Rutan mothership descended on Fang Rock to "blast" it into "molten rock".
The Fourth Doctor, acting on Leela's suggestion, fitted Fang Rock lighthouse with a carbon oscillator, a powerful laser, which destroyed the mothership as it had lowered its shields to conserve energy, not expecting to be threatened by local technology. (TV: Horror of Fang Rock)
Their appearance could be disguised by chameleonic technology mapping its coordinates on the outer dimensions of the surrounding area. (AUDIO: Castle of Fear) Motherships were powered by warp core engines. (AUDIO: The Eternal Summer)