Intelligence Core
Aperture Science door
Glados core 3
Intelligence Personality Construct
Alternate names Intelligence Sphere, Cake Core
Gender Male
Appearances Portal
Voiced by Ellen McLain
Race Robot
Roles Personality Construct
Fish shaped volatile organic compounds and sediment shaped sediment.
— Intelligence Core • Portal

The Intelligence Core is one of GLaDOS's personality cores in Portal. It is the second core to be knocked off and incinerated. It has a single blue eye and lazily rolls around while reciting the cake recipe.

It is voiced by Ellen McLain. When pitched up 20%, it sounds exactly the same as GLaDOS's voice.


"1 18.25 ounce package chocolate cake mix."

"1 can prepared coconut pecan frosting."

"3/4 cup vegetable oil."

"4 large eggs."

"1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips."

"3/4 cups butter or margarine."

"1&2/3 cups granulated sugar."

"2 cups all purpose flour."

"Don't forget garnishes such as:

Fish shaped crackers."

"Fish shaped candies."

"Fish shaped solid waste."

"Fish shaped dirt."

"Fish shaped ethyl benzene."

"Pull and peel licorice."

"Fish shaped volatile organic compounds and sediment shaped sediment."

"Candy coated peanut butter pieces, shaped like fish."

"1 cup lemon juice."

"Alpha resins."

"Unsaturated polyester resin."

"'Fiberglass surface resins." "And volatile malted milk impoundments."

"9 large egg yolks."

"12 medium geosynthetic membranes."

"1 cup granulated sugar."

"An entry called 'how to kill someone with your bare hands'."

"2 cups rhubarb, sliced."

"2/3 cups granulated rhubarb."

"1 tablespoon all-purpose rhubarb."

"1 teaspoon grated orange rhubarb."

"3 tablespoons rhubarb, on fire."

"1 large rhubarb."

"1 cross borehole electro-magnetic imaging rhubarb." "2 tablespoons rhubarb juice."

"Adjustable aluminum head positioner."

"Slaughter electric needle injector."

"Cordless electric needle injector."

"Injector needle driver."

"Injector needle gun."

"Cranial caps.

"And it contains proven preservatives, deep penetration agents, and gas and odor control chemicals. That will

deodorize and preserve putrid tissue."


  • The Intelligence Core bears a similar physical resemblance to Wheatley. This is ironic because Wheatley is actually an Intelligence Dampening Sphere.