In asymmetric soups, skewed quad typically forms asymmetrically, but there are many ways for it to form. However, in fourfold rotational symmetry, four teardrops with the correct spacing become a skewed quad.
Four teardrops → skewed quad (click above to open LifeViewer)
All strict still lifes with a population of 21 or fewer cells, all oscillators with 16 or fewer cells, and all spaceships with 31 or fewer cells are known to be glider-constructible. A glider synthesis of this object can be found in the infobox to the right.