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Novus variant

Novus Variant

General

The Variant is a light vehicle with a mirage generator, appearing to be scenery when it is stationary for 3 seconds without firing. It cannot be targeted in this state. The Variant can attack ground. Its flechette weapon is especially effective against infantry but weak against heroes, heavy vehicles, Walkers, and structures.

Stats

Type: Medium Piloted
Movement: Hover
Max. Speed: 3.0
Health: 300
Armor: Novus Vehicle Light
Sight: 185
Crush Defense: 30
Crush Power: 6
Flow-capable: No (before research)

Weaponry

Type: Flechette Cannon
Range: 0-165
Damage: 5
Shots per burst: 6
Shot Delay: 0.15 seconds
Recharge: 1.5 seconds
DPS: 13.3

Production

Method: Built by Vehicle Assembly Plant

Prerequisites: None

Cost: 350

Time: 0:16

Pop: 2

Special Abilities

Weapons On/Off

Effect: Toggle that determines whether or not the unit will fire autonomously

Cooldown: None

Upgrades

Advanced Flow

Effect: Can use flow network when ordered

Method: Research Flow Branch Suite 3


Nanite Purification

Effect: Harmful status effects are lost when the flow network is used

Method: Research Flow Branch Suite 3


Nanite Refinement

Effect: Price reduced by 25%

Method: Research Nanotech Branch Suite 4


Rapid Flow

Effect: Flow speed increased by 50%

Method: Research Flow Branch Suite 1

Damage vs. Armor

Flechette Cannon

Armor Type Modifier Damage DPS
Base1.0 5 13.3
Infantry Light 2.0 10 26.6
Infantry Heavy 2.0 10 26.6
Vehicle Heavy 0.85 4.3 11.3
Masari Vehicle Elite 0.8 4 10.6
Structure Turret 0.7 3.5 9.3
Alien Structure Light 0.85 4.3 11.3
Novus Structure Light 0.85 4.3 11.3
Masari Structure Light 0.88 4.4 11.7
Structure Heavy 0.9 4.5 12
Hero 0.75 3.8 10
Hero Endure 0.3 1.5 4
Reaper 0.9 4.5 12
Walker 0.4 2 5.3
Walker Hardpoint 0.48 2.4 6.4
Walker Hardpoint Armor 0.48 2.4 6.4
Dark Matter Armor 0.85 4.3 11.3

Unit Quotes

Some quotes may not be used ingame.
- Variant here.
- I can be many things.
- I'm like a mirror.
- I'm not what I seem.
- Let's play hide-and-seek.
- Target area set.
- They won't expect this.
- Surprise, surprise.
- They won't see me coming.
- Quietly . . .
- Didn't see this coming, did you?
- Let's surprise them.
- You can't fight your reflection.
- Focusing fire upon them.
- Attacking.
- Put me somewhere inconspicuous.
- Keep me out of sight.
- Incognito.
- Moving to location.
- Nothing to see here.
- Don't let them see me.
- Let's get somewhere and stay there.
- Did you hear something?
- Leave no tracks.
- I stay in the shadows.

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