"No prayers, no words, not even deeds can rightfully honour our protectress; only sacrifice means true loss, and hence, true belief".
The Sacred Barks, 20:1.
Since time immemorial religious rituals have proven themselves to be extremely useful tools for eliminating one's enemies. This one also helps to keep the ticks at bay.
Before dawn the Nest spills forth its wretched brood, ever hungry, hunting for their mother.
The Nest is a first boss biome that was introduced with the Bad Seed DLC.
The Nest can only be accessed from the Morass of the Banished. Two exits are available after, leading to the Stilt Village or to the Graveyard (requiring the Spider Rune).
When 3 Boss Stem Cells are active, Mama Tick will drop 3 guaranteed Scroll Fragments, and when 4/5 Boss Stem Cells are active, she will drop 4 Scroll Fragments.
Enemy tier and gear level scaling[edit | edit source]
Gear level/enemy tier by difficulty
Beating Mama Tick will award the following blueprints:
Beating Mama Tick will also reward the player with one of her outfits. There are 5 Giant Tick outfits, one for each difficulty. The outfit of the lowest difficulty remaining is always the one that drops, e.g. the Classic outfit will drop on 4 BSC if it hasn't been looted yet.
- 0 BSC: Giant Tick Outfit (orange)
- 1 BSC: Giant Tick Outfit (red)
- 2 BSC: Giant Tick Outfit (yellow)
- 3 BSC: Giant Tick Outfit (green)
- 4 BSC: Giant Tick Outfit (black)
See the main article for information about Mama Tick.