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The automata (also known as robots) are mechanical beings created by Hephaestus (Vulcan/Sethlans), or the Athenian hero Daedalus in the form of mineral humans, animals, and monsters.

Types of automata/robots

  • Clockworks classical robots charged by keys.
  • Droids (also known as robotoid and jenzo, masculine: android, feminine: gynoid) are robots created to resemble organisms.
  • Frankenstein's monster (also known as flesh golem) is a kind of biological robot created by a mad scientist named Frankenstein out of corpses of the deceased organisms.