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Plant creatures

Creatures theme

Includes creatures that resemble plants but act as if they were animals by exhibiting traits of self-awareness, capacity for communication, and possibly of sentience.

146
games
39
platforms

Alternate names: Plant monsters, Sentient plants

The first video game about Plant creatures was released on November 25, 1985.

Nintendo, Klei Entertainment and Team17 Digital has published most of these games

Generally plants that move about on their own, communicate (even if unitelligibly like animals), or plant-like creatures that are sentient. Taxonomically (scientifically) these would probably be called animals despite their appearance.

Much like crystalline creatures, these are commonly thought to be impossible (outside of mimicking the shape and color, as some insects are known to do).

If the creatures appearing plant-like are clearly labeled as something else than plants (insects, animals, etc.), then this tag may still apply but a note should be added that in-mythos they're not seen as plants.

Child groups

Sentient plants, Treants, Mobile Plants, Spriggans

Related groups

Creatures
Carnivorous plants, Hostile flora, Mycoids

Platforms

Windows 45
Linux 22
Mac OS X 10
MS-DOS 6
GameCube 5
GB 5
N64 4
Mac OS Classic 3
PS2 3
GBA 3
NES 3
X360 3
Wii U 2
BeOS 2
SNES 2
Wii 2
GP2X 2
PS4 2
Amiga 2
3DS 1
3DO 1
Unix 1
PS 1
Mega-CD 1
FM Towns 1
NEC PC9801 1
X68000 1
Famicom Disk System 1
Switch 1
BSD 1

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