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You may be looking for Cyber-drone or Cyberman drone.

Cyberdrones were disembodied Cyber-heads which served as an advance guard for the Cybermen during the Cyber-Wars.


A Cyberdrone firing. (TV: Ascension of the Cybermen)

Capable of flight, Cyberdrones appeared as disembodied Cyber-helmets corresponding with the Cybermen design associated with the Cyber Legions in N-Space, who themselves were all but identical to those created by John Lumic and Cybus Industries in Pete's World. Their eye-pods, which gave a blue glow of light, served as both a means of vision, providing a heads-up-display to pinpoint targets, and an energy weapon, firing blue pulses. (TV: Ascension of the Cybermen)


In the immediate aftermath of the Cyber-Wars, Ashad and his Cyberguards used a flight of Cyberdrones to attack the Thirteenth Doctor and the last surviving humans. (TV: Ascension of the Cybermen)

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In one parallel universe, a Cyber-Controller used "Cyberdrone" as a term for the fully-converted Cyberman units subordinate to it. (AUDIO: Code Silver) Similarly, a Borg-modified Cyber-Controller who crossed from N-Space to the Federation universe referred to its subordinates as "drones". (COMIC: Assimilation²)

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  • In the documentary Upgrading the Cybermen, their name is spelled "Cyber Drone".