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Some might call him a well-aged boy scout, but Ernest’s sense of honor and duty brings a new means of support and defense previously absent from the Peacekeepers – this is no small part thanks to his grenade launcher. The various explosive charges help Ernest lean on the offensive or provide a mean line of defense for his team.
Grenades that directly hit an enemy deal additional damage.
Ernest’s Detonator can be used to detonate deployed Explosive Charges or switch between Power Egg modes.
Heave an explosive charge that sticks to the world and enemies. Detonates upon activation of Ernest’s Detonator, dealing damage to enemies in range. Cooldown: 12 Seconds
UPR-G73 Grenade Launcher
Ernest’s trademark UPR Grenade Launcher launches explosive canisters that detonate on impact with an enemy, or after a short delay.
Deploys a beacon that imparts bonuses to allies in range. Attack Mode boosts attack speed, while Defense mode reduces damage taken. Cooldown: 18 Seconds
Deploys a grid of mines that explode on contact with an enemy, each dealing damage. Cooldown: 46 Seconds
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While in Attack Mode, Power Egg grants a movement speed boost to allies in range.
Explosive Charges push enemies and Ernest away from the blast when detonated.
Never Stop Shooting
The Most Important Meal
While in Defense Mode, Power Egg slows enemies in range.
While in Attack Mode, Power Egg grants a reload speed bonus to allies in range. +20% Reload Speed
While in Attack Mode, Power Egg grants an attack damage boost to allies in range.
Increases Grenade Launcher magazine size.
Grants a damage reduction bonus against area-of-effect damage. +35% Damage Reduction
Direct Hit will now trigger when impacting enemies after a single bounce on the ground.
Detonating an Explosive Charge will also detonate any other deployed Explosive Charges in range.
Increases the maximum number of Explosive Charges that can be active on the battlefield at once.
The Ol' Razzle-Dazzle
Enemies damaged by Direct Hit are wounded for a brief time.
Direct Hit marks enemies. Direct Hit deals increased damage to marked enemies, consuming the mark. +15% Damage
Direct Hit reduces Explosive Charge’s cooldown.
Increases Power Egg’s health.
A mortar shell rains down 3 seconds after an Explosive Charge detonates, damaging enemies in range. +200 Damage
Deployed Explosive Charges reveal nearby enemies, and automatically detonate if the target remains within range.
Increases Grenade Launcher attack speed.
Increases Grenade Launcher reload speed.
Adds a defensive shield to Power Egg’s Defense and Attack Mode.
While in Attack Mode, Power Egg damages enemies in range every 1.5 seconds. +135 Damage Per Pulse
Increases the damage reduction boost imparted by Power Egg’s Defense Mode.
Increases Explosive Charge’s blast radius.
Increases damage dealt by Explosive Charge.
Watch Your Step
Enemies damaged by Mine Grid mines are slowed for a brief time.
Each Mine Grid mine that damages an enemy increases the damage dealt by subsequent mine explosions.