Alien Worm Gun
|Damage Per Shot:3|
|Rate of Fire:5|
|Energy Per Shot:40|
The design was submitted by a solarium tier pre-order backer, who was granted the ability to design a weapon to be included in the game.
The weapon's long description reads as follows: "This gun contains a squirming mass of mutated alien worms."
It extends a series of long worms when fired. These worms will extend up to 20 tiles toward wherever the cursor is, pushing back and damaging any enemies they come into contact with. The worms will remain extended for up to 10 seconds, allowing the player to recharge lost energy and maintain worms constantly. This move has a base DPS of 15 and a fire rate of 0.2, producing a single-worm base damage of 3. Additionally, each worm launched drains 8 energy and has a knockback power of 5 (quite weak knockback).
It has a unique secondary ability, Tentacle Burst, which quickly extends 20 worms in random directions. The worms have a knockback power of 40 (very strong knockback), can bounce up to 4 times, and can stay extended for up to 10 seconds. This ability has a base DPS of 20, consumes 56 energy per use, and can be used once every 2 seconds, producing a single-worm base damage of 2.
When upgraded at a Weapon Upgrade Anvil to tier 6, the primary fire's base DPS increases to 21, producing a new single-worm base damage of 4.2; as well, Tentacle Burst's base DPS increases to 28, producing a new single-worm base damage of 2.8. Additionally, the Alien Worm Gun's appearance changes to the one shown below.
Apart from the addition of a gold star to the name, no other changes occur as a result of the upgrade.