The Atomic is a creature made entirely of energy and, as such, are highly attracted to it. In Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, the only way to destroy them is by charging the Arm Cannon to release a charged shot.
 Logbook Entry
"Atomics are creatures composed entirely of energy. A strong energy blast is adequate to destabilize the Atomic and cause it to explode. They are sustained by their core, which generates a constant supply of electricity. When an abundance of energy has been produced, the Atomic will discharge a section of its body in the form of an explosive projectile. When near sources of energy of an opposite polarization, the Atomic will respond aggressively."
The Atomic appears in the following games:
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