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Infect your foes with this spore-scattering pistol. Headshots burrow in and explode, releasing spore clouds that seek out nearby enemies.

Zymos is an Infested pistol that releases explosive spores. On headshots, the spores burrow into the target, stunning and dealing continuous damage before exploding to release 6 additional spores that seek nearby enemies.

AcquisitionEdit

Zymos are acquired by reaching the Rank of Stranger with the Entrati. Father sells the main blueprint for ReputationLargeBlack2,000 and component blueprints for ReputationLargeBlack1,000; a total of ReputationLargeBlack4,000 is needed for all parts. The main blueprint is also offered as a rank-up reward.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
Barrel
1
Receiver
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
Market Price: Platinum64 190 Blueprint Price: ReputationBlackx64 2,000
Barrel
Credits64
20,000
TemperedBapholite64
20
PurifiedHeciphron64
5
DendriteBlastoma64
8
Neurode64
4
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25
Receiver
Credits64
20,000
AdramalAlloy64
30
PurifiedHeciphron64
5
PustulentCognitiveNodule64
8
Morphics64
5
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b Puncture damage.

Advantages:

  • High Puncture b Puncture and good Impact b Impact damage – effective against armor and shields.
  • Above average critical multiplier.
  • Very high status chance.
  • Shots have a guaranteed Impact b Impact proc.
  • Shots explode in a 3.3 meter radius upon impact with a surface or enemy, inflicting Toxin b Toxin damage.
    • Innate Toxin b Toxin damage – effective against Flesh and bypasses Shielded and Proto Shields.
    • Headshots stun targets for 1 second and deals continuous damage before exploding for 953 Toxin b Toxin damage and knocking down the initial target, then scattering 6 spores that home-in on nearby enemies, dealing 333 Toxin b Toxin damage each.
    • Explosion can benefit from Mod TT 20pxFulmination
  • Innate Madurai Pol and Naramon Pol polarities.

Disadvantages:

  • No Slash b Slash damage – less effective against health.
  • Explosion has innate Toxin b Toxin damage – less effective against Machinery, Robotics, and Fossilized.
  • Very low critical chance.
  • Very low fire rate.
  • Very slow reload speed.
  • All projectiles have travel time.
  • Explosions inflict self-stagger.
  • Explosion has linear damage falloff from 100% to 70% from central impact.
  • Headshot explosion delay allows enemies to move out of the explosion range.
  • Extremely low ammo capacity; requires just 3 reloads to fully deplete all ammo reserves.

NotesEdit

  • One main blueprint is required to reach the Rank of Clearance: Agnesis with the Necraloid.
  • Multishot affects the number of spores released on a Headshot.

TriviaEdit

MediaEdit

  • Zymos wielded by Ember and Keratinos wielded by Excalibur

See AlsoEdit

  • Keratinos Keratinos, the melee counterpart to this weapon.

Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix 29.2.2

  • Fixed missing Blueprint locations for the Zymos when viewing in the Market.

Update 29.1

  • Fixed Zymos seeking swarms not being able to critically hit.
  • Fixed Zymos not spitting out the homing spore projectiles after the headshot explosion triggers for Clients.

Hotfix 29.0.8

  • Decreased projectile spread of Multishot projectiles
  • Increased projectile speed from 59 to 79
    • Decreasing spread from Multishot and increasing the projectile speed makes landing headshots with all the projectiles a bit easier.

Hotfix 29.0.6

  • Clip size increased from 9 to 17.
  • Ammo pool increased from 27 to 51.

Update 29.0

  • Introduced.

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