Homing Bee

Introduction

Careful, it stings!

Overview

Launch an explosive homing bee that will lock on the selected target. Don't shoot with full power to improve its precision.

Properties

  • Damage: 50
  • Target locking timer: 1s
  • Flight timer: 5s
  • Charge to shoot: Yes
  • Affected by wind: No
  • Works underwater
  • Ends turn: Yes
  • Retreat time: 3s
  • Crate type: Weapon

Usage

First find a good launching spot, then place your target flower with the cursor (bees love flowers!). Hold attack to launch with more power.

Targeting in wrapped maps

If you play with the “Wrap” world edge enabled (see basic settings), targeting is a bit more advanced.

There are 3 possible paths you can choose: Not crossing the world edge, crossing the left world edge, and crossing the right world edge.

Not crossing the world edge: If you place the target in the non-darkened area, the bee will attempt to fly to the target within the non-darkened area, that is, without crossing the world edge.

Crossing the world edge: If you place the target in the darkened area, the bee will attempt to cross the world edge first. As a reminder, a little arrow will be shown above the cursor when its hovering the darkened area.

Behaviour

The homing bee will lock on its target after 1 second. Then it tries to fly to its target and explodes on impact. If it did not explode after 5 seconds, the bee gets tired and just falls to the ground.

The homing bee can swim underwater!

When a bee hits bouncy terrain (like rubber), it will explode, not bounce.

Hints

The homing bee is not very smart and it is sometimes tricky to hit a target at a difficult angle. Try to practice with the homing bee a bit first.

The homing bee is more effective when it has a direct line of sight to its target when it is about to lock in.

Close targets around a short angle are the most difficult to hit with a bee, you may even need to place the target besides your actual target to hit it.

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