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Fate of Scorpion Mother Ship Revealed in Film!

Fate of Scorpion Mother Ship Revealed in Film!

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FacehuggerMember210 XPJun-08-2017 4:45 PM

Fate of Scorpion Mother Ship Revealed in Film!

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OvomorphMember49 XPJun-08-2017 4:48 PM

By jove, I think you've got it! 


OvomorphMember14 XPJun-08-2017 4:49 PM

Good find! Now knowing that it's there, I wish there had been a shot of the group running past it on their way into the city.


TrilobiteMember8212 XPJun-08-2017 4:50 PM

Good eye!


PraetorianMember3378 XPJun-08-2017 4:53 PM

So it is true what I stated here:


I'm happy!


PraetorianModerator2414 XPJun-08-2017 4:57 PM

Nice find!! cool little easter egg in the film.

Guess that de-bunks the theory that David somehow took out the Scorpian ship and it's explosion was the Neutrino blast.....


OvomorphMember31 XPJun-08-2017 7:59 PM

Not arguing that isn't it but I do have to ask this:
Why hide it like that?  I've seen the movie three times and never noticed it and was looking hard for it the last viewing.    


OvomorphMember31 XPJun-08-2017 7:59 PM

Not arguing that isn't it but I do have to ask this:
Why hide it like that?  I've seen the movie three times and never noticed it and was looking hard for it the last viewing.    


OvomorphMember78 XPJun-08-2017 8:56 PM

Wow, I never stopped to think about what happened to that thing as I watched the movie!

Barf The Mog

FacehuggerMember146 XPJun-08-2017 11:12 PM

Great find, Ripleys_Ghost

Ati -  good stuff!


OvomorphMember88 XPJun-09-2017 4:21 AM

The Scorpion ship looks crashed, not parked in the valley. It looks wrong lying half way up a valley.

The correct storage for the Scorpian ship would probably be a vast underground hangar.


FacehuggerMember140 XPJun-09-2017 6:40 AM

As stated in another thread with quotes from some interview, the scorpion mothership is crashed in that shot.  After David bombed the city, ther emust have been a big "dust up" leaving the scorpion crashed there, and David's juggernaut crashed up the hill.

Cerulean Blue

FacehuggerMember446 XPJun-09-2017 1:56 PM

@Ripleys_Ghost - Thank-you for the fine work!!


FacehuggerMember198 XPJun-09-2017 2:58 PM

Awesome catch, I missed it in the film to!

I REALLY hope they touch on what happened between that ship and the juggernaut.


PraetorianMember3378 XPJun-09-2017 3:11 PM

From my topic:

A conversation between concept artists Wayne Haag and Steve Burg (in the comment section of the page showing the Alien Mothership textures) reveals that there was a battle between the two alien ships and both of them crashed after it.

According to Steve Burg, the Mothership appears in the scene that shows the Lifter leaving the city.

Steve Burg:

You know how when you work on things, you kind of "live there"? With this, I was imagining all the things that might have been going on inside this giant craft - which I guess is sort of the "Coast Guard" for the planet. Since it's nowhere to be seen later on, and the Juggernaut is crashed miles away, there must have been quite a "dust-up" after David dropped the black goo!

Wayne Haag:

You can see it crashed further up the valley when the Lifter leaves the city! You have to look quick though!

Steve Burg:

No kidding? Wow, I will have to try and spot that!



FacehuggerMember198 XPJun-09-2017 3:28 PM

The ship in the picture is the scorpion ship, not the juggernaut which David and Shaw travelled in.


FacehuggerMember210 XPJun-09-2017 3:48 PM


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