|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 Break the armor of surrounding enemies (2.5 radius) for 4 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 Dark Matter Core in particular is geared towards survivability, providing a significant HP bonus and a colossal amount of DEF at full power. It’s highly effective on classes that can sacrifice DPS for survivability, which makes it ideal on melees since they’re usually the ones in the thick of battle. The radial Armor Break can also be used to its full potential if the user is constantly close to enemies.
During the Alien Invasion event of MotMG 2019, it could also be obtained by trading in 3 stacks of 25 Untaris 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