An aggressive species of predatory whale, Zygophyseter is an ancient relative of the mighty Sperm Whale. Like the Sperm Whale, they are powerful predators with an extremely powerful natural sonar system of echolocation. Pod-based predators, Zygophyseter make excellent water mounts, boasting great damage and sound-based abilities. In a group, they can help easily turn the tide of maritime combat!
Color Region 0 - Main Body
Color Region 1 - Lower Beak, Head, Underside Pattern, Flippers, Fluke
Color Region 3 - Upper Beak, Chinstrap
Color Region 4 - Teeth, Head Lining, Underside
Base Stats, Controls, and Abilities
Left Click - Bite
48 Base Damage - Ignores Armor - Deals 2x Damage to Tusoteuthis
Right Click - Sound Blast
4 Base Damage - Stuns Creatures - Has a cooldown.
C - Echolocation On
Infrared Vision - Drains Torpor of Creatures
X - Echolocation Off
Zygophyseter is immune to electrocution.
Zygophyseter have a gang boost ability. A gang of 2 Zygophyseters will receive a +1 bonus, which will go up to +8 in a group of 9 or more Zygophyseters. The bonus will increase the strength of said Zygophyseter(s) in the gang, and it will continue to increase the higher the number of them goes, until it caps at +8.
Zygophyseter grants an insulation buff to its rider.
- Zygophyseter means "Combined Blower".
- Zygophyseter is a "macroraptorial sperm whale", meaning that it is a sperm whale that has adapted to hunting large vertebrate prey. They were one of the ocean's top predators during the Miocene, with Livyatan being the largest and most well-known of these.
- Zygophyseter lived 10 million years ago in the waters of what is now Italy, and is noted for likely having a similar niche in its prehistoric ecosystem to the modern Orca.