Waydroid

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waydroid
Waydroid.png
Character

2

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Waydroid

Faction

robots (Loved100 Reputation)

Demeanor

neutral

Inventory
Inventory
Mutations
Mutations
Experience?The XP granted when killed. Click
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a level-based breakdown.

250 XP

XP Tier

2

Role

Brute

Spawns in

Deathlands_Creatures


Extra info:

Limbs* (HoverRobot): * Excludes limbs granted via mutations
waydroid

A man-sized cylinder hovers just above the floor. They emit a low, menacing hum as they glide slowly, searching for intruders with their many protruding sensor arrays. A long, articulated arm, ending in a sparking rod, dangles from their side.

Perfect

Waydroids are robots typically found in Ovw grit gate.pngGrit Gate. According to Argyve, they were built by the Barathrumites to guard Grit Gate.

Droid Scrambler Vulnerability

If the player character is holding a Droid scrambler.pngdroid scrambler either in their main inventory or an equipment slot, waydroids are initially friendly towards them and their companions. Otherwise, they react like other robots (hostile by default). The scrambler has no effect if held by a creature that is not the player character or dominated by the player character. In particular, having a companion hold it is ineffectual.[1]

When a waydroid is affected by a droid scrambler, it will no longer grant XP, even if the droid scrambler is dropped. However, yet-to-be-loaded waydroids will be unaffected.

Tips

  • Their \shockrods often create electrical arcs, making combat alongside them hazardous and infighting common once their current target has been dispatched.
  • The non-dormant waydroids inside the Barathrumite enclave are a variant named "sleeping waydroids". They initially spawn asleep and are Barathrumite faction members (and thus are neutral toward the player by default, even without a scrambler).[2]

Trivia

  • Although they were ostensibly built by the Barathrumites, waydroids found outside the enclave are not members of the Barathrumites faction. Waydroids used to have their own hidden faction that was not mechanically related to the Barathrumites, except insofar as waydroids were neutral towards them. (The only other faction they were neutral towards was grazing hedonists; they were hostile towards all others.) Waydroids were changed to be members of the robots faction, while the defunct waydroids faction was later removed in patch 2.0.203.41.
  • Following the robots faction change mentioned above, sleeping waydroids inside the Barathrumite enclave, once awoken, were hostile toward the Barathrumites and the player (without a scrambler) by default. This was fixed in patch 2.0.203.18.

References

  1. XRL.World.Parts.DroidScramblerWeakness
  2. ObjectBlueprints.xml, object name Sleeping Waydroid