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The Alien Hunter Special is designed to increase resource and loot received by killing [[NPC]]s, making the Player vs. Environment (PvE) aspect of The Infinite Black more rewarding.
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The Alien Hunter Special is designed to increase resource and loot received by killing [[NPC]]s, making the Player vs. Environment (PvE) aspect of The Infinite Black more rewarding. [[file:icon_item_special_1_7.png|thumb|Ultimate Special Icon]]
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'''NOTE:'''  Using an Alien Hunter will NOT provide a dramatic game-breaking change in your drop rate. It provides a solid bonus to loot-and resource-drops that will pay off in the long run, especially if you do a lot of Rift [[Invasions]] and invasion bosses.  The Alien Hunter special is the '''BEST''' PVE special in the game.
  
 
==Features==
 
==Features==
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* Large damage bonus vs Wyrd and Heteroclite [[NPCs]].
 
* Large damage bonus vs Wyrd and Heteroclite [[NPCs]].
 
* Superior resource and loot drop bonus when killing any NPC, including Pirates.
 
* Superior resource and loot drop bonus when killing any NPC, including Pirates.
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** Increases the [[EPValue]] of any NPC when it is killed by a player equipped with Alien Hunter (or his Fighter).
 
** Resource & Loot bonus works 100% of the time (unlike the Prospector which works a percentage of the time)
 
** Resource & Loot bonus works 100% of the time (unlike the Prospector which works a percentage of the time)
 
** Resource & Loot bonus stacks with Scavenger corporate [[technology]]
 
** Resource & Loot bonus stacks with Scavenger corporate [[technology]]
 
* Increased [[Rarity]] increases the resource and loot drop bonus.
 
* Increased [[Rarity]] increases the resource and loot drop bonus.
* +1 Equip Point at Precursor Rarity
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* +1 Equip Point at Precursor Rarity and +2 Equip Point at Ultimate Rarity
* +2 Equip Point at Ultimate Rarity
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* Limited-edition/Limited-time item, available during special events with the :claim command.
 
* Limited-edition/Limited-time item, available during special events with the :claim command.
  
 
==Resource Drop Bonus==
 
==Resource Drop Bonus==
* In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Resource Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped must strike the final blow that destroys the [[NPC]].   
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* In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Resource Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped (or his Fighter) must strike the final blow that destroys the [[NPC]].   
 
* All allies in the sector will experience an increase in resources earned.   
 
* All allies in the sector will experience an increase in resources earned.   
 
* The amount of the bonus increases with the [[Rarity]] of the Alien Hunter.
 
* The amount of the bonus increases with the [[Rarity]] of the Alien Hunter.
  
 
==Loot Drop Bonus==
 
==Loot Drop Bonus==
* In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Loot Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped must strike the final blow that destroys the [[NPC]].   
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* In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Loot Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped (or his Fighter) must strike the final blow that destroys the [[NPC]].   
* When determining whether loot is dropped, and its rarity, the class of [[NPC]] will be effectively increased by one level.
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* The Loot Drop Bonus will apply to all allies in the sector.
** Killing a Weak NPC will earn loot as if a Normal NPC was killed.
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* The amount of the bonus increases with the [[Rarity]] of the Alien Hunter.
** Killing a Normal NPC will earn loot as if an Elite NPC was killed.
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** Killing an Elite NPC will earn loot as if a Boss NPC was killed.
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** Killing a Boss NPC will earn loot as if a Dread NPC was killed.
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** Killing a Dread NPC will earn loot as if the NPC was a class higher than a Dread!!
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Latest revision as of 15:17, 6 November 2014

The Alien Hunter Special is designed to increase resource and loot received by killing NPCs, making the Player vs. Environment (PvE) aspect of The Infinite Black more rewarding.
Ultimate Special Icon

NOTE: Using an Alien Hunter will NOT provide a dramatic game-breaking change in your drop rate. It provides a solid bonus to loot-and resource-drops that will pay off in the long run, especially if you do a lot of Rift Invasions and invasion bosses. The Alien Hunter special is the BEST PVE special in the game.

Features

  • Fits into the Specials item type slot
  • Large damage bonus vs Wyrd and Heteroclite NPCs.
  • Superior resource and loot drop bonus when killing any NPC, including Pirates.
    • Increases the EPValue of any NPC when it is killed by a player equipped with Alien Hunter (or his Fighter).
    • Resource & Loot bonus works 100% of the time (unlike the Prospector which works a percentage of the time)
    • Resource & Loot bonus stacks with Scavenger corporate technology
  • Increased Rarity increases the resource and loot drop bonus.
  • +1 Equip Point at Precursor Rarity and +2 Equip Point at Ultimate Rarity
  • Limited-edition/Limited-time item, available during special events with the :claim command.

Resource Drop Bonus

  • In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Resource Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped (or his Fighter) must strike the final blow that destroys the NPC.
  • All allies in the sector will experience an increase in resources earned.
  • The amount of the bonus increases with the Rarity of the Alien Hunter.

Loot Drop Bonus

  • In order to reap the rewards from the Alien Hunter's Loot Drop Bonus, the player with the Alien Hunter equipped (or his Fighter) must strike the final blow that destroys the NPC.
  • The Loot Drop Bonus will apply to all allies in the sector.
  • The amount of the bonus increases with the Rarity of the Alien Hunter.