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Fires rapidly on enemies passing below inflicting 52 DPS. You need to be close by for this to work. Lasts 9 sec.
Internal name CeilTurret
Type Skill (Deployable)
Scaling Skill Stat.png
Combo Rate 1 shot per 0.38 seconds
Leveled Item Yes
Recharge 10 seconds
Base DPS 52
First Hit 19.8
Second Hit 20 (base turret life)
Location Drops from Thornies
Drop Chance 1.7%
Unlock Cost 40 Cell Currency.png

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

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Effects:
    • Throws a projectile upward
    • Deploys a turret where the projectile gets close to a ceiling, platform or high wall or it starts floating if it doesn't encounter either.
      • Turret targets the nearest enemy in line of sight
      • Turret deals damage once every 0.38 seconds with a base DPS of 52
      • The turret can be destroyed, 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, Has Bullets, Deployable, Needs Power
  • Legendary Version
    • Forced Affix: Oil
      • "Victims are coated in flammable 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 pull you into their mouth with their low-hanging tongue, while Barnacles in Dead Cells work as ceiling turrets.