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Ocellus, like all changelings, feeds on love. Typically they go for the love that ponies have between each other, although gushing about something you love will do in a pinch. It's tasty and filling if nothing else- it's like the Changeling equivalent of ramen noodles.

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@Meanlucario
Thats not the same he had learned to share love and no longer hungered for it and was all the more powerful for it.
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le grand rêveur
To put it simply, it has not changed their nature they are always changeling.

they always have this need for love it is one of these magical energies of this world. (they are dependent on it)
the difference is that they are able now, the generated this love themselves, like the other species.
this is explained because their society has changed. (more friendly therefore more love)

As for the classic food all species must feed this is organic.
it is easier to imagine that their war culture before did not linger on developing refined dishes.
(no banquet or receipt, just survival rations)


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pour faire simple ce n'a pas changé leur nature ils sont toujours des changeling.

ils ont toujours ce besoin d'amour c'est une de ces énergies magique de ce monde. (ils en sont dépendant)
la différence est qu'ils sont capable maintenant, de le généré cette amoure eux même, comme les autres espèces.
ceci s'explique car leur société elle à changé. (plus amicale donc plus d'amour)

pour ce qui est de la nourriture classique toutes les espèces doivent ce nourrir c'est biologique.
il est plus simple d'imaginé que leur culture guerrière d'avant ne s’attardait pas à développé des plats raffiné.
(pas de banquet ni de réception, juste des rations de survit)
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Yes the changelings do eat food after transforming, and no, Chrysalis is not a mother. They’re not that similar to insects. It’s been proven that they’re all capable of reproducing. And it makes sense that Chrysalis wouldn’t because she wouldn’t want an heir to challenge her position.
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@Background Pony #3F9C
What about her? As a changeling she needs love to survive. And as Thorax proves, changlings can create love and can be loved naturally to be fed much better.
Chrysalis was not trapped in isolation, but what she was doing, I don't know. We see her outright suck love from a snakish monster whilst she's with Tirek and Cozy. So I don't think she was generating love, nor getting it from her allies. I think she just went on hunts for it. Probably not eating well though.
@soundtea
Also she is totally the mother of a damn good portion of changelings. She's an insect queen, it's kinda as implied as it can get. But also changelings are changlings. I don't think there's anything stopping them from shifting into a queen type, or otherwise changing their anatomy to fit this new culture. Though it is also possible there are no new changelings being born, and the family units are purely an attempt at acting more like ponies. They just group up and assign roles. That sounds damn in character too.

As for the changedlings eating actual food… That's kinda weird. They're love eaters, but they can all make love. Essentially they shouldn't get hungry anymore. I don't get why they began eating physical foods. I don't think their transformation would change them that much. They retain all their other abilities too, so it really is just a cosmetic thing. One where the longer they leave it, and store up that love, the bigger they become.
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