The Venomous Pond is a room in the Dark Torvus Bog. It appears in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. This room contains one of the three Dark Temple Keys, but it is guarded by a Hunter Ing. This is also a room that connects with other important rooms in the area.
- Save Station 1 (via Blast Shield)
- Brooding Ground (via Blue Door)
- Portal Chamber (via purple hatch)
- Dark Torvus Temple Access (via white hatch)
- 1 Hunter Ing
- "Morphology: Hunter Ing
- Elite warriors of the Ing Horde
- Phasing shapeshifter. Deadly in close combat. Dislikes bright light."
- Dark Torvus Temple Key 3
- Requires the Grapple Beam. When coming from Brooding Ground, roll down the nearby tunnel and swing on the Grapple Point at the end.
- Ingsphere Cache
- "Morphology: Ingsphere Cache
Living storage units of the Ing Horde. The Ingsphere keeps useful items in a dimensional pocket. The pocket can be breached by destroying the Ingsphere."
- Liftvine Crystal
- "Morphology: Liftvine Crystal
- Energized by light-based weapons.
- Darkling plantform will grow in height when Crystal is energized by light-based weaponry."
- Light Crystal
- "Xenotech: Luminoth Light Crystal
Generates protective field of light energy.
Light Crystals provide protection from Dark Aether's atmosphere. They can be nullified by dark energy and supercharged by light energy."
- Light Beacon
- "Xenotech: Luminoth Light Beacon
Generates protective field when energized.
Light Beacons must be energized by Beam weapon fire to function, and remain charged for a limited time."
- Grapple Point (before obtaining Grapple Beam)
- "Object scan complete.
- Analysis indicates a viable attach point for the Grapple Beam.
- Grapple Beam module missing. Unable to attach to grapple at this time."
- Grapple Point
- "System: Grapple Point
Unit is a viable attach point for the Grapple Beam.
To use the Grapple Beam, use L when the icon appears."
- Dark Torvus Temple Key
- "Dark Torvus Temple Key
- One of three needed to open the Dark Torvus Temple."
- "Bioscan complete.
- This is a collection of mutated Ingworms.
- Bioforms have been bred for massive size. It appears the Ing use these creatures to block access to areas."
- Dark Sentinel Crystal
- "Xenotech: Dark Sentinel Crystal
- Monitor system designed for use on Dark Aether.
- Used by Luminoth soldiers to monitor critical areas throughout Dark Aether. Few remain; those that do broadcast data to U-Mos of Aether."