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A large purple mist monster that walks on four legs.
Difficulty Hard
Attacks Range attack, will prioritise the player over the base
Rarely does a melee attack
Health Moderate
Special Abilities Shoots a high damage laser beam towards the player in quick bursts.
Weapons to use Melee or Ranged.

Blasters are large Mist Monsters with glowing eyes that fire lasers at players from long range. After a short charge-up accompanied by an audible charging sound, they fire lasers that deal high damage per shot. Their laser barrage can be stopped by staggering them with moderate- to high-impact weapons. They can also attack from melee range, but their laser is by far more dangerous.

They begin to be encountered in harder levels of Stonewood.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Eye Blasts- Will shoot numerous eye beam at a targeted Hero. The first few shots often miss, but their accuracy increases over the barrage of shots.

Strategies[edit | edit source]

  • Blasters' eye blast attack is preceded by a short charge up accompanied by an audible charging sound. This sound can serve as a warning to take cover or to start firing at the Blaster to try and stagger it.
  • Eye beams do not damage structures or any terrain, so the player can safely take cover behind structures while the Blaster is firing.
  • High-impact weapons, especially when landing headshots, can disrupt Blasters' barrage of eye blasts. If you are unable to take cover before the Blaster begins firing, a second best option would be to attempt to stagger it. It would also be recommended to quickly build a wall to block it since taking cover and not building may take too long to the point you will die if in high stages like Twine Peaks or take a lot of damage.

Changes[edit | edit source]

10.20 Patch Notes (August 27, 2019)
  • New sound effects

9.00 Patch Notes (May 9, 2019)

  • All new art and animations!
  • Blaster is now more resistant to being interrupted and knocked back by weapon and trap impacts.
  • Blaster blast attack accuracy has been adjusted.
  • Fewer Blasters are allowed to show up at any one time.
Blasters before Patch 9.00

Known Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Very rarely, the eye beams will go through terrain, possibly hitting the player even if they are under cover.