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The Gorgon Head is a Special weapon introduced in the 17.8.0 update.

Description

It is a Greek mythology themed Special weapon introduced in the Olympus update. It deals OK damage with slight AoE, and has medium bullet travel. It appears to be a reskin of the Necklace of the Ice King.

Appearance

The Gorgon Head resembles the head of Medusa, a Greek Mythological monster that has snake for hair and turns anyone who looks at her into stone.

Performance

The player hold this weapon similar on how the player holds Necklace of the Ice King. It shoots light green bullets with medium bullet travel that slows and pierces through enemies. This weapon is a 3 shot to Silver and Gold Clan armor and turns the enemy into a stone when killed with this weapon. It only has 1 capacity so it doesn't need reloading.

This weapon has the damage reflection attribute, as it somewhat resembles the power of Medusa turning her victims into stone. It is avtually good and deals 66% of damage to enemies when they shoot you, but it has a 20~30% chance to reflect the damage. Lastly, this weapon has fixed delay which means whenever you switch to this weapon it always has a pull-out animation that lasts about half a second.

Strategy

Tips

  • As this weapon has bullet travel, attacking moving targets may be difficult. So take time to aim
  • It also has a small area damage, so you can aim near the player's feet to damage them.
  • Utilize the "slows the target" effect and switch to a sniper to finish them off.
  • Do not shoot too close to the walls because this weapon has self damage.

Counters

  • Strafe around the user as the bullets have travel time, and stay away from crowds of players, where you may be targeted.
  • Eliminate the user with medium-long range weapons such as Assault Rifles and Snipers.
  • Use a 85+ mobility melee to dodge the shots.

Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

  • Bring a powerful and high mobility Sniper with you as its bullets have travel time and the mobility is very low or switch to a high mobility Melee like the Dark Force Saber or the Combat Yo-Yo to move faster.

Changelog

17.8.0

  • Initial release.

17.8.1

  • This weapon got its damage increased by 10% (July 6, 2020)

Trivia

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