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This is a list of terms and definitions that can be found in game.



  • Glyphid - The most common family of bugs on Hoxxes
  • R&D - An abreviation of Research and Development, the teams that develop new weapons and equipment for the dwarves to use.
  • Steeve - The name given to a tamed Glyphid Grunt using the Beast Master perk.
  • Scrip - The name given to season specific currency. Comes from a historically accurate corporate currency used by minning companies in the past.
  • Core infuser - A square bloc of whiteish colors. Receives the key to start the event, and allows to infuse a blank matrix core is succeeded.
  • Karl - The name of a legendary figure, often evoqued as one might call upon the name of a deity or a hero. (Word of god says it's the janitor)
  • Mission Control - Mission control is the only character voiced but not seen. Explains things, gives orders, warns about stuff, and hates barrels with a passion.
  • Perk - A gameplay modifier that can be unlocked via the KPI terminal. It's a bug thing.
  • Deep Dive - A series of three missions in a row, both comprised of two primary objectives. Exist in normal and elite versions.
  • Rock and Stone - An expression used by the Dwarves as a rally cry. Quite a lot of Variations exist of this.
  • Management - The obscure entity that decides everything, yet is only ever mentionned by mission control. Said to appreciate Leaf Lover's Special.
  • Matrix Core - An object granted by completing a weekly Assignment or Deep Dives, that can come as a blank, infused or mineral version.
  • Overclock Infused Matrix Core - An Infused Matrix Core that can be used to unlock an Overclock at the Forge.
  • Cosmetic Infused Matrix Core - An infused Matrix Core that can be used to unlock a Cosmetic at the Forge.
  • Overclock - Drastical modifiers for weapons (or not), unlocked by forging Infused Matrix Cores in the Forge.
  • Clean Overclock - A type of Overclock that only has benefits, but no downsides.
  • Balanced Overclock - A type of Overclock that brings in notable changes to a weapon, both good and bad.
  • Unstable Overclock - A type of overclock that brings in a game-changing effect to a weapon, but cripples its other functions in exchange.
  • Anomaly - A beneficial Mutator. Some of those cannot happen at the same time as some Warnings though.
  • Warning - A Mutator that increases the difficulty. A mission can have up to two, but some of those are mutually exclusive.
  • Mactera - A flying family of bugs, living in the Hoxxes caves
  • Swarm / Wave - The moment when a lot of ennemies come after you.


Glyphid Spawn, Glyphid Swarmer, Glyphid Frost Swarmer, Glyphid Radioactive Swarmer, Glyphid Grunt, Glyphid Frost Grunt, Glyphid Radioactive Grunt, Glyphid Ebonite Grunt, Rockpox Grunt, Glyphid Grunt Slasher, Glyphid Frost Grunt Slasher, Glyphid Radioactive Grunt Slasher, Glyphid Elite Grunt Slasher, Glyphid Grunt Guard, Glyphid Frost Grunt Guard, Glyphid Radioactive Grunt Guard, Glyphid Elite Grunt Guard, Glyphid Praetorian, Glyphid Frost Praetorian, Glyphid Radioactive Praetorian, Glyphid Elite Praetorian, Glyphid Kursite Praetorian, Glyphid Ebonite Praetorian, Rockpox Praetorian, Glyphid Warden, Glyphid Oppressor, Glyphid Dreadnought, Dreadnought Hiveguard, Glyphid Sentinel, Glyphid Dreadnought Twins, Lacerator, Arbalest, Glyphid Exploder, Glyphid Radioactive Exploder, Glyphid Bulk Detonator, Glyphid Elite Bulk Detonator, Glyphid Crassus Detonator, Glyphid Web Spitter, Glyphid Acid Spitter, Glyphid Kursite Acid Spitter, Glyphid Elite Acid Spitter, Glyphid Menace, Glyphid Elite Menace, Carnivorous Larva, Rockpox Larvae, Nayaka Trawler, Q'ronar Youngling, Q'ronar Shellback, Xynarch Charge-Sucker, Korlok Sprout, Korlok Healing Pod, Korlok Tyrant-Weed, Mactera Spawn, Mactera Kursite Spawn, Mactera Elite Spawn, Mactera Grabber, Mactera Elite Grabber, Mactera Goo Bomber, Mactera Frost Bomber, Mactera Tri-Jaw, Mactera Elite Tri-Jaw, Mactera Brundle, Mactera Elite Brundle, Naedocyte Shocker, Naedocyte Hatchling, Naedocyte Roe, Naedocyte Breeder, Cave Leech, Deeptora Honeycomb, Deeptora Swarm, Spitball Infector, Glyphid Brood Nexus, Stabber Vine, Deeptora Bough Wasp Nest, Deeptora Bough Wasp Swarm, Patrol Bot, Shredder, Caretaker, Rival Robotic Appendage, Burst Turret, Sniper Turret, Repulsion Turret, Prospector Drone, Nemesis, Loot Bug, Golden Loot Bug, Huuli Hoarder, Maggot, Azure Maggot, Hollow Maggot, Magma Maggot, Toxic Maggot, Naedocyte Cave Cruiser, Cave Vine, Silicate Harvester, Mobula Cave Angel, Hexawing Gniffer, Fester Flea, Flying Rock


CRSPR Flamethrower, Cryo Cannon, Corrosive Sludge Pump, Subata 120, Experimental Plasma Charger, Colette Wave Cooker, Reinforced Power Drills, Satchel Charge, "Mole" Armor Rig, Impact Axe, High Explosive Grenade, Neurotoxin Grenade, Springloaded Ripper, "Warthog" Auto 210, "Stubby" Voltaic SMG, LOK-1 Smart Rifle, Deepcore 40mm PGL, Breach Cutter, Shard Diffractor, Platform Gun, LMG Gun Platform, "Owl" Armor Rig, L.U.R.E., Plasma Burster, Proximity Mine, Shredder Swarm, "Lead Storm" Powered Minigun, "Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon, "Hurricane" Guided Rocket System, "Bulldog" Heavy Revolver, BRT7 Burst Fire Gun, ArmsKore Coil Gun, Zipline Launcher, Shield Generator, "Barracuda" Armor Rig, Sticky Grenade, Incendiary Grenade, Cluster Grenade, Tactical Leadbuster, Deepcore GK2, M1000 Classic, DRAK-25 Plasma Carbine, Jury-Rigged Boomstick, Zhukov NUK17, Nishanka Boltshark X-80, Grappling Hook, Flare Gun, "Fox" Armor Rig, Inhibitor-Field Generator, Cryo Grenade, Pheromone Canister, Voltaic Stun Sweeper, Pickaxe, High-Intensity Flare, Medium-Intensity Flare, Laser Pointer, Terrain Scanner, Hacking Device


Sandblasted Corridors, Azure Weald, Fungus Bogs, Hollow Bough, Dense Biozone, Crystalline Caverns, Salt Pits, Radioactive Exclusion Zone, Glacial Strata, Magma Core

Mission Types:

Mining Expedition, Egg Hunt, On-site Refining, Salvage Operation, Point Extraction, Escort Duty, Elimination, Industrial Sabotage


Bismor, Croppa, Enor Pearl, Jadiz, Magnite, Umanite, Barley Bulb, Malt Star, Starch Nut, Yeast Cone