The Ankyros are a pair of gauntlets that can deliver blows quickly.
|Time: 12 hrs|
|Market Price: 125||Blueprints Price:15,000|
This weapon deals primarily Impact damage.
- High Impact damage – effective against shields.
- High critical chance.
- High base attack speed.
- High blocking effectiveness of 85% instead of fist type's usual 60%.
- Stance slot has a polarity, matches Seismic Palm and Gaia's Tragedy stance.
- Low Puncture and Slash damage – less effective against armor and health.
- Low status chance.
- Very short range.
- Ankyros, compared to Ankyros Prime:
- Lower base damage (90.0 vs. 128.0)
- Lower critical chance (20% vs. 28%)
- Lower critical multiplier (2.0x vs. 2.4x)
- Lower status chance (10% vs. 16%)
- Lower attack speed (1.17 vs. 1.25)
- Different Stance Polarity ( vs. )
- Different polarities (None vs. )
- Lower Mastery Rank required (2 vs. 8)
- See Category:Ankyros Build to see how players mod this weapon.
- See Category:Ankyros Guides for guides on how to use this weapon effectively.
- For more general help with weapons, you may wish to browse Category:Weapon Guides.
- When using these, remember that you must be really close and therefore expect yourself to be vulnerable to staggers, knockdowns knockbacks, and enemy fire.
- Occasionally, you may find it hard to hit an enemy even if they are directly in front of you. This may be a small mesh problem associated with the weapon's short range.
- Using Reach can effectively aid in hitting targets from slightly further away.
- A good combo is to use the jump slide kick (sprint and then jump and crouch) at an enemy, which will knock them over, allowing you to use the ground finisher.
- The inventory view of Ankyros uses the same icon as Ankyros Prime.
- The Ankyros was released on April 19, 2013 with Update 7.8.
- One of the phased skins released during the Steam Winter Sale of 2013 was for the Ankyros. This was the rarest one available, with only 10 known copies crafted.
- The Ankyros appears to take inspiration from a concept design of the Colossus from Dark Sector, as seen in the picture here.
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