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

The Pox are a thrown Infestation b.svgInfested 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
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30,000
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4
NanoSpores64.png
6,500
Rubedo64.png
1,200
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2
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 175 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Bio Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
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5,000
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20
Plastids64.png
200
NanoSpores64.png
900
Rubedo64.png
250
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Dual Toxocyst
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals Toxin b.png 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.png Toxin damage per second for 4 seconds.
    • Pox gas clouds do not inflict self-damage.
  • High reload speed.

Disadvantages:

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

Notes[edit | edit source]

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

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

Media[edit | edit source]

Patch History[edit | edit source]

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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