Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
The termination implant was a device attached to the brain stem of Vorta operatives of the Dominion. It was triggered by hand with a gesture that applied pressure with the index finger behind the right earlobe and the thumb under the jaw. When the device was activated (voluntarily) by the owner, it caused near-instant, painful death (though the Founders told the Vorta that death would be painless, this was proven not entirely true). Its purpose was to prevent Vorta – and the strategic information they possessed – from falling into enemy hands.
During his attempt to defect to the Federation in 2375, Weyoun 6 activated his termination implant in order to force the Jem'Hadar away from the USS Rio Grande, the runabout he was aboard with Odo. (DS9: "Treachery, Faith and the Great River")