Strain Eruption is a set mod equipable on Helminth Chargers that causes spawned maggots to explode on death, dealing a percentage of an enemy’s current health as Corrosive b Corrosive damage to any enemy within a given radius.

When equipped with other Strain set mods, the Helminth will grow up to 2/4/6/8 Cysts over 24s, which then erupt, spawning Maggots that seek out and attack enemies.


Rank Damage Range Cost
0 1% 2m 2
1 2% 4m 3
2 3% 6m 4
3 4% 8m 5


  • As strain eruption does a fixed percentage of damage, it can scale almost indefinitely. Being more effective on high level enemies.
    • However, as an enemies health gets lower, Strain Eruption will not be as effective.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 27.4
  • Fixed script error related to Helminth Chargers Strain Eruption Maggots exploding.

Update 25.1

  • Fixed Strain Mod Maggots Energy color persisting as default.

Hotfix 25.0.8

  • Fixed Maggots from Strain Mods not using the proper emissive colors.

Update 24.2

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 24.2.2

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