Infested Fanatic

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Infested Fanatic

Green System.png

Enemy Blaster Infested.png

Found In
Sarkinon, Neurona and Cynapsian
Attack(s)
Chelonidron Claw, Flame Trail, Locust Hatchery, Plankton Siphon Gland
Damage Type(s)
Corrosive + Energy + Kinetic
Drop(s)
Metal Scrap.pngBig Metal Scrap.pngHydrogen Spill.pngToxic Waste.pngRadiated Junk.png
Special Drop(s)
Locust Hatchery.png
Enemy Type
Enemy
Level(s)
35
Health Shield
12,000 5,000
Health Regen Shield Regen
0 50
Armor Kamikaze
0 No
Hardened Shield Cooldown/Duration
No N/A
Encounter Exp
2,400
Corrosive Resist
0%
Energy Resist
10%
Kinetic Resist
5%

The fanatic pilots of the Infested Fanatics are infested with brain parasites of the Mother Brain. Their assimilation to the alien race grants them increased fanaticism and craziness and also an expanded arsenal.

Location

The Infested Fanatics can be found in the solar system of Sarkinon. They spawn in pairs around withered roots (-100,-50), (70,180) and the outer planet Amadun. In Neurona, 1 spawner before entering Mother Brain's area. In Cynapsian, heading to the south path.

Weapons

The Infested Fanatics are equipped with four weapons.

  px Locust Hatchery red
  px Flame Trail   
  px Plankton Siphon Gland red
  px Chelonidron Claw   
  px Energy Nova red
As such, the energy nova can be used only if there's homing weapons on sight on range, except when the Infested Fanatic flee with flame trail.

Enemy behavior and tactics

They first shoot Chelonidron's Missiles. Secondly they rush towards the player to absorb player's health with Plankton Siphon Gland. Lastly they flee for a short distance with Flame Trail.

The problem is that they replenish their health with the plankton siphon gland. It is therefore advised to use DoT weapons like Acid Blaster or Plasma Gun. Shoot them when they rush towards your ship, use your shields when they use Plankton Siphon Gland and simply wait until they are finished with their Flame Trail and rush towards your ship again.

Another tactic can be to break their attack with Mines or missiles.

Drops

  px Metal Scrap   
  px Big Metal Scrap   
  px Hydrogen Spill   
  px Toxic Waste   
  px Radiated Junk   

Special Drops

  px Locust Hatchery   


Encounter

The encounter for a level 35 infested fanatic gives the player 2400xp.