Shield Dargyns are Dargyns that mount energy shield emitters that enhance their protection from the front. They also carry triple-barreled pulse cannons that deal more damage than the Dargyn's machinegun.
Any Tenno who come in contact with its shield, whether by accident or during a melee attack, will take high damage with a guaranteed or almost guaranteed proc. The shield is unbreakable, and covers the entirety of the Dargyn's front; to bypass it, one must maneuver behind it and attack its back (which is very difficult, due to its very quick turning speed) or else engage it in melee and risk taking damage. The Grattler's explosive shells as well as Fluctus's energy wave can damage past it.
|Tusk Shield Dargyn||General||Miscellaneous|
|Tileset||Plains of Eidolon||Codex Scans||5|
|Statistics||Mod Drops|| 3.16125%|
15 Endo 3.16125%
50 Endo 1.3825%
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- Has no eximus variant.
- Dargyn Pilot falls out when its destroyed.
- Can be led or turned into Shadows to provide some aerial support. Keep in mind that for Nekros, Tusk Shield Dargyns are fairly low on the priority scale.
- They can be found unmanned on the Plains of Eidolon and can be commandeered by players.