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BOT INTEL REPORT – CYCLONUS

Add Cyclonus to your roster September 6th at 10AM PDT!

About Cyclonus:

Faction: Decepticon

Class: Tactician

Resurrected by the same dark energies as his master Galvatron, Cyclonus leads a mighty armada provided by Unicron himself. Loyal, patient, and skilled, Cyclonus is ultimately the counterbalance to Galvatron’s chaotic rule.

Stats and Abilities:

2-Star:

  • Health: 1907
  • Attack: 149
  • Max Rating: 544

3-Star:

  • Health: 4682
  • Attack: 315
  • Max Rating: 1294

4-Star:

  • Health: 12169
  • Attack: 818
  • Max Rating: 3520

Basic Abilities:  Dark Energy, Dark Field, Discipline

Gain a Bar of Power

  • Each bar of power grant’s Cyclonus a Dark Energy Charge, increasing Attack Rating by 22~30% for 6 seconds.

Dark Field

  • When Cyclonus gains Dark Energy or completes a full Melee Combo with Dark Energy active, his Dark Field pulses.
  • The Dark Field inflicts Dark Burn, dealing 20% of Attack as instant Energy Damage and has a 60~76% chance to Nullify an enemy buff. If the opponent is Unstoppable this chance increases to 100%.
  • If an opponent with an Unstoppable buff Dashes toward Cyclonus, he instantly gains Dark Energy, Nullifies the Unstoppable buff, and inflicts Stun for 1.5 seconds.

Discipline

  • After being struck 5 times by Melee Attacks, Cyclonus gains a 18~28% Physical Resistance Buff for 7~9 seconds.
  • After landing 6 Ranged Attacks, Cyclonus gains a Ranged Bonus, increasing damage from Ranged Attacks by 15~25% and Projectile Speed for 5~7 seconds.
  • After landing 10 Melee Attacks, Cyclonus gains a Melee Bonus, increasing damage from Melee Attacks by 15~25% for 5~7 seconds.

Signature Ability – Dark Servitude

Pledging loyalty to Unicron has imbued Cyclonus with unimaginable power.

  • Dark Burns inflicted by the Dark Field deal 20~120% more damage.

Special Attacks:

Special 1 – Cosmic Edge

A blade, honed and deadly as its wielder.

  • 100% Armor Piercing.

Special 2 – Galaxy Gun

A blast of cosmic proportions.

  • 100% chance the last hit of this attack is Unblockable.

Special 3 – Interstellar Ride

Cyclonus takes a precisely calculated trip through the center of his opponent.

  • Cyclonus Gains Dark Energy and begins to automatically pulse the Dark Field for 10 seconds.

Synergy Bonuses:

Mutual – Allies – Kickback, Tantrum

  • +2~8% Armor

Mutual – Enemies – Ultra Magnus, Arcee, Blaster

  • +2~8% Attack

Outgoing – Hand of Chaos – Galvatron

  • All Decepticon Special Attacks gain +2~15% Special Attack Damage and +2~15% Critical Damage.

Strong Match-ups:

Motormaster

  • Motormaster’s Unstoppable will become a disadvantage when fighting against Cyclonus and his Dark Field.

Optimus Prime (MV1)

  • Cyclonus’ sword will pierce even the toughest armor, stopping the Autobot leader from making his epic last stand.

Weak Match-ups:

Galvatron

  • The master of chaos, Galvatron, will be able to deal most of his damage at range, avoiding the Dark Field. It is also important to note that Galvatron’s Unstoppable cannot be Nullified.

Shockwave

  • Shockwave can ensure that Cyclonus never reaches a bar of power to gain his Dark Energy.

Recommended Modules for Cyclonus:

Robot Resources

  • Robot Resources will push Cyclonus to gain Dark Energy faster.

Harm Accelerator

  • Not taking damage from Cyclonus will be a rare occurrence, add another constant tick of damage and watch the opponent wilt.