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Description: Ruki
Info Page: Ruki
Special Day: 29 July
Amount Created: 2,016,100 (39th - 0.72%)
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The Ruki is an insect-like Neopet resembling a praying mantis released on July 29, 2004. Like all insects, Rukis have antennae and 3-part bodies divided into the head, thorax, and abdomen. Unlike insects which have compound eyes, Rukis possess vertebrate eyes complete with sclera, iris, and pupil. They have six limbs: four attached to the abdomen, and two to the thorax which have been adapted for use as arms, ending in three finger-like pincers.

Originating from the Lost Desert, Rukis have adapted to the hot climate of the desert. Their outer armour protects them from the sun and also enables them to travel great distances, even in broad daylight, without getting tired. They were the 48th species to be created, and became Limited Edition on 15 November 2014.

In the Neopets Trading Card Game, Rukis are associated with the element of Light.


The Ruki is currently available in the following colours:


  • As of November 2014, there are over 2 million Ruki created on Neopets, placing them 39th out of 55 Neopets in popularity. They are also featured in 214 different items.
  • Thyassa, the oldest Neopet ever, was made a Blue Ruki for some point in 2006.

See also[edit]

Species of Neopet

Acara · Aisha · Blumaroo · Bori · Bruce · Buzz · Chia · Chomby · Cybunny · Draik · Elephante · Eyrie
Flotsam · Gelert · Gnorbu · Grarrl · Grundo · Hissi · Ixi · Jetsam · JubJub · Kacheek · Kau · Kiko
Koi · Korbat · Kougra · Krawk · Kyrii · Lenny · Lupe · Lutari · Meerca · Moehog · Mynci · Nimmo
Ogrin · Peophin · Poogle · Pteri · Quiggle · Ruki · Scorchio · Shoyru · Skeith · Techo · Tonu · Tuskaninny
Uni · Usul · Vandagyre · Wocky · Xweetok · Yurble · Zafara

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