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Robo-scorpion... attack!Mobius

The robo-scorpion is a special security robot produced by the Big MT research company to serve as robotic guardians for the Big Mountain Research and Development Center. They have a scorpion form with a yellow body, two red pincers, a red tail and green trim along the side of the body and the tail.

Background

The original robo-scorpion was created before the Great War by Dr. Mobius[1][2] and his team in the X-42 robo-warfare facility in Big MT, based on scorpions and powered by a fission battery. They were created for security at the Big Mountain Research and Development Center as robotic guardians with a tail-mounted energy bolt blaster, optical systems allowing anyone in the X-42 robo-warfare facility to see through them with monitors, and a self-destruct sequence which, after their death, causes electrical explosion damage to anyone around. Additionally, their public address systems allow anyone in the X-42 robo-warfare facility to speak through them. According to Mobius, they can form themselves from floor panels along with any other random parts lying around.[3] X-42 giant robo-scorpions, unlike the others, were a project for the US military.[2][4] The entire robot from stinger to pincers is forged from Saturnite and is fitted with atomic laser, but is still susceptible to electromagnetic pulse discharges.[5] Despite several prototypes being requested, certain kinks in design and programming prevented them from reaching battlefield deployment and only one functional prototype was completely finished, remaining idle in the X-42 robo-warfare facility.

Sometime after the Great War, Mobius hacked his colleagues and altered their personalities, chronometers, geometers and more. Disgusted by his own actions against his friends, Mobius erased some parts of his memory to ease his conscience, including the knowledge of his creations. Later, Mobius relocated to the X-42 robo-warfare facility which he renamed the "Forbidden Zone." There, he began to "re-create" the robo-scorpion, now based on the radscorpions which occasionally wandered into Big MT. He added the suffix "b" onto his new creations and retained all features of the pre-War model. He also took control of the previous models of robo-scorpions, making them his personal army. Mobius now uses the robo-scorpions to constantly distract the Think Tank.

The Think Tank eventually came to see the robo-scorpions as evil minions that Mobius was utilizing in an attempt to steal their intellect and stupefy them as a result of his bio-gel negligence and insanity.[6] The group came to rely on Dr. 0's findings that they drained intelligence, due to lack of actual experimentation and inability to "comprehend Mobius' Robo-Schematics," though the reality was that their self-detonation made him unable to study them.[7][8] Due to this lack of evidence, some did have their doubts on their intellect-draining abilities, seeing them more as nuisances to annoy or irritate them.[9]

Characteristics

Robo-scorpions are very fast and extremely resistant to most damage. Pulse weapons are less effective against them compared to other robots. The X-42 giant robo-scorpion is a special model adorned with Saturnite armor plating, making it virtually impervious to small arms fire, but it is vulnerable against pulse weapons.[5] Its tail is equipped with a powerful atomic laser that draws its energy from an internal generator. The laser is capable of causing severe damage and leaving residual radiation of about 30 rads per second for one second, as well as having a blast radius of about 3 yards. It is also equipped with a self-destruct system like other robo-scorpions, but detonates a small nuclear device instead of an electrical explosion. The X-42 giant robo-scorpion's self-destruct explosion leaves radiation of about 15 rads for the first second which decreases every subsequent second, stopping after five seconds.

Variants

Robo-scorpions appear in Mk. 1-5 and Mk.1b-5b (data for Mk. 2 and Mk. 2b exist, but both are unused), and come in a pincer, blaster and bomber variants, as well as different sizes relative to their Mark. Their appearance in the game depends on the player character's level and the importance of the location in which they appear.

Regular series

Robo-scorpion.png

The normal robo-scorpions without any special attributes.

Robo-scorpion Mk1

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk1
xx00A122
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
75
Damage Threshold
5
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (20 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (25 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk1b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk1b
xx0136DB
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
150
Damage Threshold
5
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (30 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (25 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk2

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk2
xx00A123
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
225
Damage Threshold
5
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (30 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (35 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk2b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk2b
xx0136DC
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
300
Damage Threshold
5
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (40 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (35 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk3

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk3
xx00A124
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
375
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (40 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (45 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk3b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk3b
xx0136DD
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
450
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (50 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (45 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk4

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk4
xx00CB22
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
525
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (50 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (55 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk4b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk4b
xx0136DE
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
600
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (60 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (55 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk5

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk5
xx00CB23
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
675
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (60 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (65 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk5b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk5b
xx0136DF
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
?
Hit Points
600
Damage Threshold
18
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (70 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (65 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk6

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk6
xx00CB24
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
825
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (70 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (75 Damage)

Robo-scorpion Mk6b

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion Mk6b
xx0136E0
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
900
Damage Threshold
6
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Brave: Will avoid/flee from threats only if severely outmatched.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps friends: Will help friends and allies.Icon required.pngIcon required.png
Attack
Melee (80 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (75 Damage)

Pincer series

Robo-scorpion.png

The fastest robo-scorpions. They can only use their pincers and use melee quickly.

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk1

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk1
xx00E579
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
75
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (25 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (25 Damage)

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk2

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk2 Cut content
xx00E578
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
225
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (35 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (35 Damage)

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk3

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk3
xx00E577
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
375
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (45 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (45 Damage)

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk4

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk4
xx00E576
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
5
Hit Points
525
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (55 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (55 Damage)

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk5

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk5
xx00E575
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
5
Hit Points
675
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (65 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (65 Damage)

Robo-scorpion pincer Mk6

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion pincer Mk6
xx00E574
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
850
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (80 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (75 Damage)

Blaster series

Robo-scorpion.png

These shoot a long-distance electric blue beam from their tail with an average rate of fire and very high damage.

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk1

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk1
xx00E573
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
75
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (25 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (25 Damage)

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk2

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk2 Cut content
xx00E572
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
200
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (30 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (35 Damage)

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk3

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk3
xx00E571
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
325
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (35 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (45 Damage)

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk4

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk4
xx00E570
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
450
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (40 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (55 Damage)

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk5

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk5
xx00E56F
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
575
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (45 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (65 Damage)

Robo-scorpion blaster Mk6

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion blaster Mk6
xx00E56E
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
8
Hit Points
700
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (50 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (75 Damage)

Bomber series

Robo-scorpion.png

They have the ability to become invisible due to the Stealth Boy integrated in them.

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk1

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk1
xx00E56D
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
75
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (25 Damage)
Attack
Stinger laser (25 Damage)

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk2

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk2 Cut content
xx00E56C
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
3
Hit Points
150
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (35 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (35 Damage)

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk3

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk3
xx00E56B
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
250
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (45 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (45 Damage)

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk4

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk4
xx00E56A
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
4
Hit Points
400
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (55 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (55 Damage)

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk5

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk5
xx00E569
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
5
Hit Points
550
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (65 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (65 Damage)

Robo-scorpion bomber Mk6

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Robo-scorpion bomber Mk6
xx00E568
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
6
Hit Points
750
Damage Threshold
2
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon required.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (75 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (75 Damage)

X-42 giant robo-scorpion

I hope I didn't leave my Giant Robo-Scorpion on. That thing eats power like no tomorrow.Doctor Mobius
Robo-scorpion.png

Encountered in the Forbidden Zone dome during the Old World Blues quest, the X-42 giant robo-scorpion is a unique robo-scorpion and Doctor Mobius' ultimate guardian. It is armed with a powerful atomic laser capable of dealing heavy damage and radiation damage of about 30 rads per second for one second as well as having a blast radius of about that of a pulse grenade. It sometimes fires while one is behind cover, and still causes radiation damage, about 2-15 rads per second.

NameStatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84A
Level
5
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
1500
Damage Threshold
15
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (100 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (100 Damage)
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84B
Level
15
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
1500
Damage Threshold
15
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (100 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (120 Damage)
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84C
Level
25
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
2000
Damage Threshold
15
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (125 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (140 Damage)
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84D
Level
35
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
2500
Damage Threshold
20
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (150 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (160 Damage)
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84E
Level
45
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
3000
Damage Threshold
25
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (175 Damage)
Attack
Atomic laser (180 Damage)
X-42 giant robo-scorpion
xx00E84F
Level
50
Experience Points
?
Perception
10
Hit Points
3500
Damage Threshold
30
Damage Resistance
0%
Gamebryo AI attributes#Aggression
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon required.pngIcon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.pngIcon required.png
Gamebryo AI attributes#Assistance
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optional.pngIcon optional.png
Attack
Melee (200 Damage)
Attack
Laser stinger (200 Damage)

Notes

  • It is initially claimed by Doctor Klein that robo-scorpions can drain intelligence, with the added humorous context that this information seems to just be Doctor 0 covering for his own incompetence.[10][11] However, it is later revealed that draining data is an actual function for them.[12][13]
  • All robo-scorpions can be disabled with the Robotics Expert perk, including the X-42 giant robo-scorpion. However, the X-42 giant robo-scorpion will restart itself after a set amount of time has passed, a unique feature compared to all other robots.
    • The X-42 giant robo-scorpion cannot be deactivated with the Robotics Expert perk if it has been put into emergency shutdown.
  • Robo-scorpions are normally found in groups of up to four.
  • Mobius stops speaking through them after the completion of Old World Blues.
  • Even if the Courier teams up with the Think Tank and Mobius after completing the Old World Blues quest, robo-scorpions are still hostile to the player character.
  • The legs of a giant robo-scorpion, much larger than the X-42, can be seen poking out of the ground next to the Waste disintegration platform. Later, the player character learns through terminals and Mobius' declarations that once a bigger version of the X-42 giant robo-scorpion became frenzied and left the Forbidden Zone and started consuming a lot of energy, so Mobius had to disable and dispose of it.
  • The X-42 giant robo-scorpion explodes upon death in a similar manner to how Gabe explodes, should he be killed in A Brain's Best Friend. The explosion leaves radiation around and lowers at the same rate as a Fat Man.
  • As seen in the trailer, X-42 giant robo-scorpion was to appear in Higgs Village, but that encounter was removed in the final release.
  • The X-42 giant robo-scorpion is the largest enemy the Courier comes across without using console commands.
  • The robo-scorpion will explode even if melted or disintegrated by plasma/laser energy weapons.
  • At level 50, the X-42 giant robo-scorpion's health is higher than any other creature in the game.

Notable quotes

Quotes are from the robo-scorpions, but are transmitted to the Courier by Mobius through the robo-scorpions' public address systems connected to the X-42 robo-warfare facility.

Appearances

Robo-scorpions appear only in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.

Behind the scenes

The robo-scorpion alludes to the scorpitron of Wasteland.

Bugs

  • Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png Sometimes when encountering the X-42 giant robo-scorpion, it will not make hostile contact with the player, making the fight a whole lot easier. [verified]
  • Icon xbox360.png Some robo-scorpions may continue to quote Mobius if the player completes Old World Blues without killing him. [verified]

Gallery

References

  1. Pre-War snow globe
  2. 2.0 2.1 Forbidden Zone dome terminal entries; emergency shutdown terminal, Emergency Shutdown Procedure Log
  3. The Courier: "What minions?"
    Doctor Mobius: "Whoa, have they not constructed themselves yet? That's a bit premature of me. The Robo-Scorpions, of course. They can assemble themselves from floor panels and parts scattered about, quiet inventive - never really know when they might suddenly appear."
    (Dr. Mobius' dialogue)
  4. Forbidden Zone dome terminal entries; drone control terminal, Target Drone Effectiveness Log
  5. 5.0 5.1 Forbidden Zone dome terminal entries; drone control terminal, X-42 Giant Robo-Scorpion Test Log
  6. The Courier: "Why would Mobius want my brain?"
    Doctor Klein: "WHY DOES HE SEEK OUR DESTRUCTION? WHY DID HE BUILD ROBOT SCORPIONS WITH INTELLIGENCE-DRAINING STINGERS? IT IS BECAUSE HE HASN'T CLEANED HIS BIOGEL IN... A LONG TIME. CLEARLY, HE'S GOT SOME SORT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CORROSION. HE'S MAD."
    (Dr. Klein's dialogue)
  7. The Courier: "These mechanical Robo-Scorpions "consume" intelligence? Are you certain of your findings?"
    Doctor Klein: "[SUCCEEDED] DR. O IS CERTAIN OF HIS FINDINGS. AND NO ONE ELSE IN THE THINK TANK IS WILLING TO TEST THE RESULTS. LOSS OF BRAINIAL POWER - TERRIFYING. O HAS SAID ON MANY OCCASIONS HIS INABILITY TO COMPREHEND MOBIUS' ROBO-SCHEMATICS IS BECAUSE OF REPEATED ROBO-SCORPION STINGS."
    (Dr. Klein's dialogue)
  8. The Courier: "Tell me about Mobius and these monsters of his."
    Doctor 0: "*That "genius" Mobius somehow cobbled together these really impressive-looking robot scorpions with spare parts. Even painted them.* *Tried to see what makes them tick. Can't even examine them without them detonating all over me. Left with shrapnel and burns. Every. Time.* *Supposedly, he has even larger models, even a Giant Robot Scorpion hidden deep within the Forbidden Zone. Yeah, right. Giant monsters. Sure.*"
    The Courier: "A Giant Robot Scorpion?"
    Doctor 0: "*Yeah, crazy right? Something right out of a Midnight Science Fiction Feature. Ridiculous. What are the odds?*"
    (Dr. 0's dialogue)
  9. The Courier: "Robo-Scorpions drain intelligence from living creatures - how? Chems?"
    Doctor Klein: "[SUCCEEDED] I AM NOT CERTAIN. PERHAPS IT ONLY AFFECTS MACHINES. IF SO, YOU MAY BE IMMUNE. IF IT IS CHEMS, THEN WE HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR. SINCE WE ARE AFRAID, IT MUST NOT BE CHEMS AND YOU NEED NOT FEAR, WHICH MEANS YOU CAN TEST IT. LOGICAL."
    (Dr. Klein's dialogue)
  10. The Courier: "These mechanical Robo-Scorpions "consume" intelligence? Are you certain of your findings?"
    Doctor Klein: "O HAS SAID ON MANY OCCASIONS HIS INABILITY TO COMPREHEND MOBIUS' ROBO-SCHEMATICS IS BECAUSE OF REPEATED ROBO-SCORPION STINGS."
    (Dr. Klein's dialogue)
  11. Doctor Borous: "-BEWARE Dr. Mobius' army! His Robo-Scorpions crawl everywhere, in SEARCH of intelligence to devour and stupify!-"
    (Dr. Borous' dialogue)
  12. Doctor Mobius: "Go, my mighty Robo-Scorpions. Crawl in search of intelligence. Then, sting said intelligence, yes, sting it."
    (Doctor Mobius' dialogue)
  13. Doctor Mobius: "Then I thought, what if they shot energy bolts and acted as walking eyes and data-drained computers and acted as bullhorns? Then I made them bigger."
    (Dr. Mobius' dialogue)