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Offline Adragis029

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Re: Testing the Tank Drone
« Reply #30 on: May 15, 2017, 09:31:47 AM »
My scooter's Mark 19 grenade launcher took one out with about 5/7 frag 40mms (may have been concussive), while I stayed out of its range.

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Re: Testing the Tank Drone
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2017, 01:44:04 PM »
Some random silliness I've done on the tank drone, re-tested on the semi-current version:

-Killing them with loose caltrops: works. You pretty much need to set a large area with caltrops if you want a good chance of destroying them, but it works. A single caltrop does surprisingly good damage against them.
-Goo pits. Turns them into a blob. The chances of having a tank drone spawn near a lab is pretty dang low, so having this happen without any debug is unlikely, but the goo pits work on them.

Also tried a few more silly things:

-Chainsaw Lajatang. Kills them in two to three hits. 13 strength, decent melee skills, but somewhat encumbered by clothing. The tank drone will get some hits in with the flamethrower and tazer, especially since the chainsaw lajatang has a horrid hit chance.
-Barrett and .50 ammo. Two critical shots. Can be done in broad daylight. Can shoot them down before they get in range to shoot the rifle, but they can shoot the grenade launcher.
-100 manhacks. All manhacks die. They can't damage the tank drone.
-Shoggoth. Tank drone doesn't seem to use the tank gun. Grenade launcher, rifle, flamethrower and tazer not enough to kill shoggoth. Shoggoth gets near and wrecks the drone.
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Re: Testing the Tank Drone
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2017, 01:23:08 AM »
I remember in an older version creeping up to a tank drone with the artificial darkness cbm and frying it with the EMP CBM...

I assume they can see through that now, but would either the invisibility cloak or an artifact with said power allow one to do the same?

Side note: What about chain lightning? Is that more effective on bots?

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Re: Testing the Tank Drone
« Reply #33 on: May 18, 2017, 04:05:52 AM »
1. Holy necro batman!
2. Hey, cool, I'm on the wiki.
3. If I ever get back into Cataclysm I'll redo these tests.
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Re: Testing the Tank Drone
« Reply #34 on: June 14, 2017, 03:22:20 PM »
try with a vorpal dildo, for shits and giggles. :)
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