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These festering sacs of pus and gas burst violently on impact.

The Pox are a thrown Infested weapon released in Update: The Silver Grove. The Pox's projectiles release a toxic cloud upon coming into contact with a surface or enemy, making it ideal for large groups or area denial. However, its low magazine size and ammunition reserves mean that players must be mindful of their ammo.


Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
30,000
MutagenMass64
4
NanoSpores64
6,500
Rubedo64
1,200
DENitainExtract2
2
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 175 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6415,000
Bio Lab Research ClanAffinity64 3,000
Credits64
5,000
MutagenSample64
20
Plastids64
200
NanoSpores64
900
Rubedo64
250
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Dual Toxocyst
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CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals Toxin b Toxin damage.

Advantages:

  • Weakest base damage of all throwing-type secondaries.
  • Silent - will not be present on opponent's minimap.
  • Spores create gas clouds which deal 5 Toxin b Toxin damage per second for 4 seconds.
    • Pox gas clouds do not inflict self-damage.
  • High reload speed.

Disadvantages:

  • Innate Toxin b Toxin damage – less effective against shields.
    • Cannot deal Slash b Slash and Impact b Impact damages; does not benefit from mods that convert these damage types.
  • Tied with U18throwingknives Talons for second lowest magazine size of all throwing-type secondaries.
  • Lowest fire rate of all throwing-type secondaries.
  • Slow projectile flight speed, with heavy arcing.

NotesEdit

  • The Poison Cloud deals 5 Toxin b Toxin damage per second during its 4 second duration, totaling 20 Toxin b Toxin damage.

TriviaEdit

  • Pox refers to a type of disease that is characterized by pustules or pockmarks that cover the whole body, examples of which include Chickenpox and Smallpox.
    • In earlier times, Pox may be used to refer to diseases in general, or a curse.

MediaEdit

  • Pox in Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank increased from 6 to 9
  • Direct impact damage increased from 50 to 77
  • Improved projectile trail FX

Update: The Silver Grove

  • Introduced
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