No Mercy will now execute bosses with 7.5 percent health remaining.
Roguelite action platformer Dead Cells has a new update coming up, which has gone from alpha to beta stage. In its updated patch notes, Evil Empire and Motion Twin have revealed changes for the new Tombstone weapon and the No Mercy mutation. Foes killed by the third hit of the Tombstone’s combo will cause nearby foes to be “doomed.”
This will spawn tombstones above them and deal damage. Enemies dying from this effect will add an additional tombstone to already doomed foes, though these deal reduced damage. Of course, only foes that are in visible range will be doomed. The total amount of doom damage is also capped at three waves.
As for the No Mercy mutation, it still instantly kills regular foes that are under 15 percent health. However, the effect is halved for bosses, which means they need to have 7.5 percent health remaining. It should still make for a good clear skill, especially when paired with weapons like Hokuto’s Bow. For more details on the changes, check out the patch notes here.
Nerfed and clarified the effect of the Tombstone:
The No Mercy mutation now works for a non-scaling 15% of mobs life. Effect is halved (so 7.5%) for bosses.
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