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Giant Ticks are miniboss-like enemies that only appear in the Morass of the Banished. They are exclusive to the Bad Seed DLC.

Behavior[]

When player enters an arena outside the structures the Banished inhabit, its doors will slam shut, the Giant Tick will leap out of the swamp ahead of them, and then immediately engage in battle.

Moveset[]

Double swipe

  • Description: Performs two swipes.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled (not recommended).

GiantTickSwipeTutorial.gif

GiantTickSwipeTutorial.gif

Strike combo

  • Description: Performs an overhead strike, then a rear kick.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled (not recommended).

GiantTickComboTutorial.gif

GiantTickComboTutorial.gif

Toxic leap

  • Description: Performs a leap in the direction of the player while leaving damaging projectiles. This attack only occurs at long range.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

GiantTickLeapTutorial.gif

GiantTickLeapTutorial.gif

Strategy[]

  • It is advisable to roll away and not into Giant Tick's close range attacks, as it will always follow up with a second strike, however, these attacks can be parried.
  • When leaping, the Giant Tick can be parried, however it is advisable not to.

Trivia[]

History[]

  • 1.7: Introduced.
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