Tanik was a member of a race who inhabited the planet Smyslov 3. His species were humanoids who had a horse-like face with tusks.

At one point, the Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond arrived on Smyslov 3 and caused power failure in Tanik's Lexitanium, then disabled his missiles before leaving.

When an earlier version of the Doctor and Amy arrived on the planet shortly after, Tanik and twenty guards surrounded them and pointed guns at them. He told the Doctor of his actions on the planet and tried to disable his TARDIS and torture them. Before he could do so, the Doctor and Amy escaped in the TARDIS. (PROSE: Wish You Were Here)

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