Barnacle

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Barnacle

Barnacle Icon.png

Shoots enemies who pass beneath it.
Internal name CeilTurret
Type Deployable
Scaling Skill Stat.png
Combo Rate One hit every 0.38 seconds
Recharge 10 seconds
Duration 20 (base trap health)
Base Price 1500 Gold Currency Icon.png
Damage
Base DPS 52
Base Hit 19.8
Location Drops from Thornies
Drop Chance 1.7%
Unlock Cost 40 Cell Currency Icon.png

Barnacle is a skill which summons a ceiling turret to shoot at enemies while the player is nearby.

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Special Effects:
    • Deploys a turret where the projectile gets close to a ceiling, platform or high wall. It has a height limit and anywhere over that, the Barnacle will instead suspend itself with purple balloons.
      • Turret deals damage once every 0.38 seconds with a base DPS of 52.
      • The turret can be destroyed and despawns after 9 seconds, but enemies cannot target the turret.
      • Only one turret per Barnacle skill can be active at a time - attempting to deploy another turret will destroy the first one.
      • Turret stops operation if the player moves too far away and resumes operation once the player comes back within range.
  • Tags: Ranged, HasBullets, Deployable, NeedPower
  • Legendary Version:
  • "Victims are coated in inflammable oil."

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The name and design of Barnacle are directly taken from an enemy in the Half-Life series of videogames, although they are ultimately different. Barnacles in Half-Life have long tongues that they use to snatch smaller entities before munching them with their jaws while the DC Barnacle is green (instead of crimson), has a single eye, and launches ranged attacks with solid projectiles. The sprite still shows it's red tongue, however.