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Swarm Icon.png

Summons 4 biter to serve you (cumulative up to 8 max).
Internal name SideBomb
Type Grenade
Scaling Str Hp.png
Combo Rate 2 bites/s per biter, 4 biters/use
Recharge 0.8 seconds
Duration 30 seconds (biter lifetime)
Base DPS 16 per biter
First Hit 8 (bite)
Second Hit 120 (biter life)
Location Drops from Disgusting Worm
Drop Chance 0.4%
Unlock Cost 30 Cell Currency.png

Swarm is a grenade-type skill, which summons four friendly biters to attack enemies.

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Effects:
    • Throws an arcing projectile which explodes on contact with an enemy or a horizontal surface.
      • The projectile will bounce off of a Shieldbearer's shields without detonating.
    • Upon explosion, four pink biters appear.
      • Biters target the nearest visible enemy on the same surface as them.
      • Biters use a bite attack 2 times a second which deals 8 base damage.
        • If this skill has an affix that grants any on-hit effect each biter's attacks will stack them to high levels, if given some time.
      • Biters can be killed if they take enough damage, though some enemies are unable to detect them due to their small size.
        • This includes environmental sources such as spikes, though they are immune to some other damage sources.
      • Each biter has a 30-second duration and will despawn after that. A maximum of 8 biters can exist at any given time and if any more spawn during this period the oldest spawned ones will vanish.
      • They may teleport to the player if they get too far.
  • Tags: Deployable
  • Legendary Version: Contamination
    • Forced Affix: Poison on Hit
      • "Poison the victim"

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Swarm has the lowest cooldown of all skills in the entire game. Although the specified stats list it as "0.8 seconds", when used the game will still say that it has a CD of 1 second. The actual CD is still 0.8 seconds.
  • Although Biters can practically spawn with any weapon that has the correct affix, it is the most reliable method to obtain them.