Woah, did you see that?! He just fucking flipped that car with ease! He’s looking this way… HE’S COMING AT US!~A survivor about to be rammed head-on
Tankers are powerful and aggressive late-game aliens. They have a decent amount of health and move faster than they look, so players should be wary of massive damage they can dish out before survivors have a chance to retaliate.
Tanker’s weakness map represents the probability of weakpoints spawning on various alien body parts. Green color highlights the areas where these points generate less often, whereas, in the places marked red, they appear most frequently. Please note that in no way does it affect the damage dealt unless you attack the weakpoint directly. So, for example, if you target the legs when no weakpoint is present, you’ll get the same result as if you tried to attack the head.
Tankers have no notable vulnerabilities. However, they are susceptible to tunnel vision and are likely to attack the one that aggravated them. Their bodies are unlikely to catch fire, which also explains why they are not afraid of it.
- Bleed – 0% resistance
- Blind – 0% resistance
- Dizzy – 0% resistance
- Fear – 0% resistance
- Hatred – 30% vulnerability
- Ignite – 40% resistance
- Poison – 0% resistance
- Stun – 0% resistance
Resistances affect a weapon’s base debuff multiplier (100%). With no resistance, the chance to apply a debuff is what you see on a weapon’s card. So, for example, if your weapon has a 10% Ignite enhancement, each hit with that weapon has 10% (base chance) * (100% – 0%) (base debuff multiplier) = 10% chance to apply the Ignite debuff. However, with Tankers’ 40% resistance against the debuff, that number is reduced to only 10% * (100% – 40%) = 6% chance. Alternatively, a weapon with a 10% Hatred enhancement would be more effective due to Tankers being vulnerable to Hatred. 10% * (100% + 30%) = 13% chance to hate the enemy.
These facts increase your chance to successfully obtain alien-specific loot:
Tanker Diamond Claws:
“They have 4 powerful paws with claws which can cut the metal like paper.”
Tanker Magnetium Needles:
“In old specimens, some needles inside the meat have unusual magnetic properties.”
When killed, Tankers have a chance to drop:
Tanker’s claws, sharp and hard as a diamond, great for making blades.
Used for crafting Tomapipe, Spear, Tanker Axe Head, and Tanker Scalpels in the Workshop.
Tanker Diamond Claws
Tanker Magnetium Needles
Tankers are powerful and durable hunters. On El’Craft, the creatures were inferior omnivorous predators living in forests. Tankers cope well in each environment and hunt every animal they find. They pose a lethal threat to Hoppers, that’s why they’re the main target of more advanced hunting groups whose sole purpose is to shrink the population of the species. On subsequent Stream planets, they get sick a lot, but their organism can quickly regenerate, even despite the devastation some of the parasites and illnesses can do to the body.