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Demeter   Sheriff Demeter

Components


…A support robot that can teleport to its allies. It is equipped with an Absorber shield… – in-game description


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Purchase Information DemeterInfobox.png
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10,000 Components $100 27
Robot Information
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MediumRobotinfobox.png
Medium
Repairing Cover.png

Repairing Cover

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Icarus Technologies
Base Statistics
PilotRankPrivate icon.png
Level
Shield icon.png
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Speed icon.png
Speed
1 77,930 45 Kph
Armaments Standard Paint Jobs
Hardpoints 3x Medium Default Ambulance
Default Weapons 3x Tulumbas
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Active Yes Eternal
Passive 3
Other Legendary Pilots
Tier Icn info for user popup.png IV Jerry Fortune APPM-3TR
Wiki Class Icn info for user popup.png Medium

Introduction

The Demeter is a Medium Robot with 3x medium hardpoints.

Abilities

Demeter's ability is named Support Cover. Upon activation the Demeter teleports to the selected ally, a process taking 3 seconds, then deploys an invincible Absorber shield for 5 seconds to protect itself and its chosen ally as part of 'Phase 1' of its ability. During Phase 1 of its ability, it will slowly heal all allies within the dome, including itself, by 1006 HP per second at a base level. Upon Phase 2 of its ability, it will calculate how much damage was absorbed by its Absorber shield during Phase 1 and then use that damage to boost its final repair pulse, akin to the Tyr when it switches into Support Mode. Its final repair pulse heals the Demeter and allies by 18,962 HP in an instant (at base level), but it can be boosted up to 100% [needs verification] by damage absorbed by the Absorber shield during Phase 1. After the ability ends the Demeter deactivates its Absorber shield and enters a 20-second cooldown phase.

To choose which bot the Demeter will teleport to when using Support Cover, a blue lock-on box appears when pointing Demeter's camera in the direction of an ally, like the one on Nodens. It will not affect Demeter's red aiming box for targeting enemies, and lock-on weapons will always target the red box, never the blue box, even if there is no enemy to lock on to. It cannot be changed with manual aiming.

Strategy

The Demeter fills a unique role on the battlefield, blending ambushing with support. It performs this by teleporting to an ally and deploying an impenetrable, invincible Absorber shield while healing itself and all allies within the shield. When the ability ends the Demeter is vulnerable to enemy fire, so it is recommended to find cover or use teammates for protection during cooldown.

The Demeter should always repair any allies in a tough spot, as the additional firepower, Absorber shield and repair can be a godsend for the aforementioned robot and can sometimes turn the tide of battle. When played in co-ordinated squads, multiple Demeter's can teleport in sequence to provide lengthy periods of protection via the Absorber shields, while also adding extra firepower to the group with every teleportation. However, in a worst-case scenario where even with the Demeter's support, the robot will most likely still be overwhelmed by enemy forces, it's advised to flee prematurely from the scene and prepare to teleport away from the battle as the Demeter is a valuable asset to the team and will be a huge loss for your allies if destroyed.

Four or more Demeter's, if played in a squad or even somehow planned in game, can perform what's called a 'Demeter train'-the first Demeter engages with the enemy and activates Repairing Cover, providing it with an Absorber shield to protect it from enemy fire. When the first Demeter's Absorber shield is about to run out, the second Demeter teleports into the battlefield to provide the first Demeter with another Absorber shield to protect them from the enemies for an even longer time. This is repeated another two times, by which period the first Demeter's Absorber shield will have recharged and it will be able to re-activate its ability, in theory provide infinite protection for all four Demeter's.

The Demeter can access many places where other robots cannot go normally. There are two methods for this. The first is by running into a wall (an example is the central Power Plant reactor), and since the Demeter can float it will fly up to the top of the building. The second is by waiting for a flying ally (this includes Hover as well) to stop flying. After they stop flying and land somewhere where non-flying enemies can't reach, the Demeter can use its ability to teleport to its ally, providing them with healing for the damage they might've sustained while flying and also reaching a tactical position in the process.

Candidates of Active Modules to mount on the Demeter include Phase Shift to help your Demeter survive when its ability expires, Lock-Down Ammo and Death Mark to provide a tactical advantage for robots that are within your Absorber shield or Shieldbreaker and Quantum Radar to take out enemies with Absorber (and Aegis or energy shields, but they aren't the top priority while Shieldbreaker is active) and stealth respectively. Repair Unit and Advanced Repair Unit are not recommended as Demeter's ability already takes care of repairing not only for itself but also for allies.

Passive Modules which could be mounted on the Demeter include the Heavy Armor Kit to increase its general survivability and thus the amount of health repaired, or Last Stand and Cloaking Unit to provide it with temporary protection in critical situations. Anticontrol could potentially be useful in helping you deny lock-down, suppression, and EMP, all of which will stop you from performing at your peak as a support robot. Thermonuclear Reactor and Nuclear Amplifier could be used if trying to maximize Demeter's firepower in its role as an ambusher. Overdrive Unit is not necessarily ill-advised, but considering that when functioning as an ambusher the Demeter should take out the enemy while the Absorber is still active, the Overdrive Threshold will be hard to reach.

Possible Setups

These setups are effective for the Demeter:


Note: Each slot type is filled with only one particular weapon. For example, if a robot has 3 light all three of those slots are filled with Pinatas, as mixing weapons of the same slot type is not advisable.


Close Range (350m or less)

Slot Types Medium Slot
#Slots x3 Name
Setup 1
Orkan.png
Death Button
Setup 2
Taran.png
Plasma Death Button
Setup 3
Storm.png
Shotgun
Setup 4
Cryo.png
Freezing Death Button
Setup 5
Havoc.png
Sonic Shotgun
Setup 6
Corona.png
Energy Shotgun
Setup 7
Igniter.png
Inferno

Mid-Range (500-600m)

Slot Types Medium Slot
#Slots x3 Name (If Applicable)
Setup 1
Atomizer.png
Setup 2
Scourge.png
Lightning Shocker
Setup 3
Ion.png
Setup 4
Hussar.png
Setup 5
Pulsar.png
Quasarer
Setup 6
Wasp.png
Pesticide


Overview

WIP

Not Recommended

  • The use of long-range weapons like Shocktrain, Hussar and Molot T,etc. As Demeter cannot get within range of its ability and thus cannot perform that well.

Upgrade Cost

Tier 4 Mk 1
Level Upgrade cost Upgrade time
HH:MM
1 0 00:00
2 100,000 02:00
3 200,000 05:00
4 400,000 14:00
5 2,000,000 28:00
6 4,000,000 66:00
7 6,000,000 102:00
8 11,000,000 124:00
9 17,000,000 140:00
10 36,000,000 148:00
11 52,000,000 152:00
12 70,000,000 160:00
Totals Cost Time [DD:HH:MM]
198,700,000 39:05:00
Tier 4 Mk 2
Level Upgrade cost Upgrade time
HH:MM
1 0 00:00
2 2,500,000 24:00
3 5,000,000 48:00
4 10,000,000 72:00
5 22,500,000 96:00
6 22,500,000 96:00
7 22,500,000 96:00
8 22,500,000 96:00
9 22,500,000 96:00
10 22,500,000 96:00
11 22,500,000 96:00
12 22,500,000 96:00
Totals Cost Time [DD:HH:MM]
197,500,000 38:00:00
  • NOTE: base level starts at level 1 cost is unknown
  • MK2 Upgrade cost is 500 Gold

Statistics

Demeter
In the workshop WorkshopYes.png Yes or WorkshopNo.png No WorkshopNo.png Faction
Version Exp Level Tier Wiki Class Class Ability Icarus
Icarus Technologies


7.3 1 4 Medium Light
Medium


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MK 1 MK 2
Durability Speed Durability Speed
77,930 45 1 154,000 58
82,910 47 2 157,080 58
88,210 49 3 161,700 58
93,850 50 4 164,780 58
99,840 51 5 167,860 58
106,220 52 6 170,940 58
113,300 53 7 175,560 58
120,220 54 8 177,100 58
127,900 55 9 178,640 58
136,070 56 10 181,720 58
144,760 57 11 183,260 58
154,000 58 12 184,800 58
Durability Speed
MK3 194,040 58


Gallery

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Animation

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Update History

Version Changes
6.9.0 New special edition model: Sheriff Demeter (Mercenary Town)
6.8.0 Robot added to the game.

Trivia

  • The Demeter is the second levitating (floating) robot in the game, The other being Nodens.
  • Demeter is named after the Greek goddess of harvest and agriculture.
  • Unlike any robot, the Demeter can hover over small buildings and climb slopes much easily.(spoiler)
  • In some situations, the Demeter can 'climb' tall buildings that are within very close proximity to each other by turning itself between them, like in Shenzhen. However, this maneuver is quite difficult to execute.
  • Pixonic might have got this robot's name from a Greek goddess.
  • Upon release, its initial manufacturer was Icarus Technologies, this was later changed to EvoLife being its manufacturer, then changed to Icarus Technologies.

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