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The Prospector Drone is sent by a Rival Company and programmed for curiosity and thorough work, it researches every nook and cranny around areas of Hoxxes for mining protential. If attacked it will call for help from its fellow drones and flee to avoid its precious data being lost in the depths.

The Prospector Drone is a relatively passive rival tech drone that can be encountered wandering on Hoxxes. If attacked it will attempt to flee in distress, and will call in Patrol Bots and Shredders. It has no means of attack other than summoning rival tech bots to attack the Dwarves.

Whenever one of the 3 health segments are depleted, it will summon an orange shield and become immune to damage until all summoned patrol bots are destroyed or hacked. This can happen twice.

Upon death it will drop a Data Cell which can then be deposited in the M.U.L.E..


The Prospector Drone alone is entirely defenseless, and is incredibly fast. The bright orange engines on the rear can be destroyed through continuous fire, and doing so will slow it down significantly. When pursuing a prospector, you can keep track of it by marking it using your Laser Pointer which will reveal its position through walls.

Take caution not to provoke the drone during a swarm of enemies.

Health and Armor[]


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 80 120 200 280 300 200 240 280 300 300
Dwarfcount2.png 160 160 220 300 320 220 260 300 320 320
Dwarfcount3.png 240 280 360 400 480 360 380 440 480 480
Dwarfcount4.png 320 400 480 640 680 480 560 640 640 680