The Dynamo is a room in the Chozo Ruins. It appears in Metroid Prime. It is a tall, roughly round room containing multiple machines and cables and pipes, and a fan beneath a metal grate in the floor. The room contains two Missile Expansions, one low and the other higher up; to collect both, the Missile Launcher and Spider Ball are required.

Connecting rooms[edit | edit source]

Inhabitants[edit | edit source]

Items[edit | edit source]

Missile Expansion
This is found behind the weak metal structure at the bottom of the room; this can be destroyed with a Missile.
Missile Expansion
This one is higher up and requires use of the Spider Ball. It is found at the top of the Magnetic Rail, which starts on a ledge at the bottom.

Scans[edit | edit source]

Closeup of the machine.

"Moderate mechanical activity indicates machine is still active."
Metal covering
"Metal structure heavily weakened. Sufficient blast trauma will likely result in complete destruction."
Floor ventilation fan
"Floor ventilation fan still functional despite multiple failed electrical connections."

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Plazmite found in this room has a special death animation, wherein it plummets to the ground, which is used no matter how it is killed.
  • This room contains the data to spawn chunks of the unused Sova creature, which would be used if it was killed by concussive weaponry. This almost certainly indicates that Sovas were intended to appear in this room, until they were removed from the game.
  • Map data refers to this room as "Monkey_Shaft", likely indicating a connection to the unused BloodMonkey character.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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