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The Korlok Tyrant-Weed is a hideous agglomeration of near-sentient plants, working together as one. At the center, the armored, clam-like heart of the whole structure, a biological factory pulsing with ill intent. Surrounding it, watchful, aggressive sprouts, ready to fire globules of stinging ichor at any adversary. The Heart-Clam will continually attempt to spawn new sprouts, so be sure to take the damn thing out when it opens up to give birth.
— Miner's Manual Description

The Korlok Tyrant-Weed is a mini-boss found in any biome and on any mission type except Point Extraction. Only one may generate upon creation of the mission and it will not respawn. It has a 6% chance to spawn per mission. The Tyrant-Weed will be found surrounded by Korlok Sprouts, which have a spit attack similar to the Spitball Infector's attack. Killing enough of these will expose the Heart-Clam to attack. Korlok Healing Pods will heal the Heart Clam.

The Tyrant-Weed will only become active and begin firing upon your team whenever it is shot at or a dwarf comes within proximity of it. If a Tyrant-Weed is ignored for a certain amount of time after it becomes active, it will eventually return to being inactive until it is disturbed again.

Doretta is able to destroy a Korlok even during its closed state.

Combat[]

Spawns Korlok Sprouts and Healing Pods after every time its Heart-Clam opens. Sprouts will attack you with a green spit projectile along a straight path. while Healing Pods will quickly heal the Heart-Clam. The Heart-Clam only opens briefly once every Sprout and Pod has been killed; this is the chance for Dwarves to damage it. The Tyrant-Weed's health bar is split into 3 equal pieces. Once one of these bars has been depleted, any Healing Pods that spawn will not be able to regenerate any portion of that depleted bar. The Heart-Clam drops three Tyrant Shards when killed, which give a total of 1050 Credit.png and 1500 Experience Points (multiplied by the Hazard Bonus).

Health and Armor[]

Korlok Tyrant-Weed[]

Effective

Health Scaling

Hazard Level
Normal Mission DD EDD
1 2 3 4 5 3 3.5 4.5 5 5.5
Player Count Dwarfcount1.png 600 900 1500 2100 2100 1500 1800 2100 2100 2100
Dwarfcount2.png 1200 1200 1500 2100 2100 1500 1800 2100 2100 2100
Dwarfcount3.png 1800 2100 2700 3000 3000 2700 3000 3300 3000 3300
Dwarfcount4.png 2400 3000 3300 3900 3900 3300 3600 3900 3900 3900

Immune to damage while within shell

Korlok Healing Pod[]

Effective

Health Scaling

Hazard Level
Normal Mission DD EDD
1 2 3 4 5 3 3.5 4.5 5 5.5
Player Count Dwarfcount1.png 112.5 162.5 200 250 300 200 212.5 275 300 325
Dwarfcount2.png 137.5 187.5 225 250 300 225 237.5 275 300 325
Dwarfcount3.png 175 225 250 300 350 250 275 325 350 375
Dwarfcount4.png 212.5 250 275 325 375 275 300 350 375 400

Korlok Sprout[]

Effective

Health Scaling

Hazard Level
Normal Mission DD EDD
1 2 3 4 5 3 3.5 4.5 5 5.5
Player Count Dwarfcount1.png 247.5 357.5 440 550 660 440 467.5 605 660 715
Dwarfcount2.png 302.5 412.5 495 550 660 495 522.5 605 660 715
Dwarfcount3.png 385 495 550 660 770 550 605 715 770 825
Dwarfcount4.png 467.5 550 605 715 825 605 660 770 825 880

Attacks[]

The Korlok Sprouts spit balls similar to Spitball Infectors' attacks. The Heart-Clam and Healing Pods have no attacks.

Korlok Spit
Projectile
Damage Amount Hazard Level
Normal Mission DD EDD
1 2 3 4 5 3 3.5 4.5 5 5.5
Player Count Dwarfcount1.png 5 7 12 20 28 12 15 23 28 30
Dwarfcount2.png 5 8 13 21.5 30 13 16 24.5 30 32
Dwarfcount3.png 5 9 14 23 32 14 17 26 32 34
Dwarfcount4.png 5 10 15 25 34 15 18 28 34 36
Details
Damage Type Kinetic
 
AoE Projectile
Area Damage Hazard Level
Normal Mission DD EDD
1 2 3 4 5 3 3.5 4.5 5 5.5
Player Count Dwarfcount1.png 2.5 3.5 6 10 14 6 7.5 11.5 14 15
Dwarfcount2.png 2.5 4 6.5 10.75 15 6.5 8 12.25 15 16
Dwarfcount3.png 2.5 4.5 7 11.5 16 7 8.5 13 16 17
Dwarfcount4.png 2.5 5 7.5 12.5 17 7.5 9 14 17 18
Details
Damage Type Poison
Dwarf for scale (1.5 m)

Radius: 0.4 m
Maximum Damage Radius: 0.2 m
Minimum Area Damage: 50 %

Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • Despite the Korlok's opened bud appearing as a weakpoint, it is not, and will thus not benefit from any weakpoint damage mods or other benefits.
  • When a Korlok Sprout is On Fire, it is unable to shoot at players.
  • Just like a Spitball Infector, the projectile attacks of Korlok Sprouts can be shot down.
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