Often used by the Caretaker Gods and other factions to protect reservations or particularly dangerous locations.
Modosophont polities sometimes build their own restriction swarms, generally involving high-tech or ultratech devices; such swarms can be remarkably effective in certain circumstances, and should not be approached except under extreme caution.
Monopathic Swarm - Text by M. Alan Kazlev Blight-like distributed entities trying to expand, disregarding the wishes and rights of other sentients. Although this is sometimes used as a pejorative against expansive empires, it properly refers only to homogeneous swarms. monopathic swarms might be both intelligent and non-intelligent.