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Ancients

Ayiana of the Ancients
The Ancients are the builders of the Stargate. They were a race of humans who lived millenia before those on Earth. The group known as The Others are the Ascended Beings of the Ancients. Those Ancients who did not ascend with The Others died of a plague that swept their galaxy a very long time ago. The Ancients are the ancient ones whose language evolved into Latin and Dr. Daniel Jackson identified them as those who were the builders of the roads spoken of in ancient Earth writings.

Ascended Beings

Daniel Jackson as an Ascended Being
The Ascended Beings exist as a form of energy on a higher plane. They can shape themselves into a form familiar with those with whom they interact, much like Daniel Jackson did for his friend Jack O'Neill in the Season Six episode Abyss.

Aschen

Molum of the Aschen
The Aschen were first introduced in the future Season Four episode 2010. They are a highly developed people and considered very patient, but under their calm exterior lies the mind of those who would slowly and methodically kill an entire world's population in order to conquer it.

Asgard

Thor of the Asgard
The Asgard were first met by Dr. Daniel Jackson and Captain Samantha Carter on the planet Cimmeria. They are called the Roswell greys by Carter. The Asgard aligned themselves into a group of four races to share knowledge and fight the Goa'uld. The other three races were the Ancients, the Nox, and the Furlings.

Furling

We have never met the Furlings
The Furling have been mentioned as being a fourth race in an alliance with the Ancients, the Asgard, and the Nox. We have never met the Furlings and don't know what they look like or even if they still exist.

Goa'uld

Goa'uld Hathor holding a Goa'uld symbiote
The Goa'uld are parasitic creatures who have evolved into highly intelligent beings. They require a host, such as a human being, to fully use their intelligence.

Jaffa

Jaffa with his pouch exposed
The Jaffa are genetically altered humans of Earth, designed to carry a Goa'uld symbiote in an abdominal pouch. By incubating the larval Goa'uld, Jaffa are given extended lives (some beyond 135 years), formidable strength, and an inhanced immune system with shortened healing periods. Because of these benefits, some Jaffa become warriors in service to a Goa'uld System Lord. Other Jaffa service the Goa'uld in their temples.

Nox

Lya of the Nox
The Nox were introduced in the Season One episode The Nox.

Replicators

First Generation Replicators
The Replicators are artificial life forms which are built on nanotechnology. At first, they were created by an android named Reese as toys, but soon they became independent with the highest priorities being survival through replication, hence their name. An attempt by the Asgard to stop their devouring of technologically advanced civilizations (they used the technology to create more of themselves) led to the Replicators advancing from bug-like to humanoid. The Advanced Replicators hold the intelligence capability of their creator, Reese.