|This mysterious device analyses and improves the gear worn by its wielder.
Sprite Credits: Aurum
|Set||Alien Catalyst: Gain strength based on the amount of Alien Gear you wear.
|On Equip||No stat bonuses unless worn as part of set|
|Reactive Proc||On Taking Damage: 10% chance to throw poison.
Impact Damage: 50
Total Damage: 1500
Duration: 4.5 seconds
Cooldown: 10 seconds
While not providing any stats by itself, this ring provides significant stat boosts when worn with other Alien Gear, reaching its full potential with an Alien Weapon and a Protection Matrix. Its effect is unpredictable, but can still help a lot if it triggers.
The Corrosion Core provides a variety of mixed stats leaning towards offense, with the Core at full power arguably being most comparable to a Crown with 20 less HP, 2 less ATT/DEX, and 9 more SPD. It’s quite effective on most classes because of these balanced stats, with the added chance of throwing significantly damaging poisons being a welcome bonus.
During the Alien Invasion event of MotMG 2019, it could also be obtained by trading in 3 stacks of 25 Forax Fragments and a stack of 25 Metal Scrap at the Tinkerer. During the later Alien Invasion 2 event, it could be obtained by trading 2 stacks of 20 Universal Fragments at the Tinkerer.
This item, alongside the other Alien Cores, drops in orange bags despite having a
BagType value of 6 in the XML, which would normally assign items to white bags. However, the ST status of the item automatically assigns it to orange bags and overwrites the