Orchid Blossom Pincers Category: mutations
Orchid Blossom Pincers
+45% Amethyst Damage
+5% All Queen Spawn Speed
Maximum Level: 10

  • Increases Amethyst Damage granted by mutations by 45% per level.
  • The very first level when you unlock gives you a double bonus, so you start with 90%
  • Mutation damage adds up into one big bonus, so adding this 45% to an existing bonus of 500% would total 545%.
  • The genes Mutation Infusion multiply this coloured damage by 10% per gene, to a maximum of 110%.
  • The Gene Lab's Mutation Specialization further add to this multiplication by 5% per level, with no maximum,
  • Increases the spawn speed of your queens by 5% per level.
  • The base spawn rate of your queens is four (4) seconds.
  • When maxed out, you would have 495% mutation damage for your Amethyst crabs and queens (multiplied by bonuses described above), and the spawn rate of your queens would drop from 4 seconds to 2.67 seconds.


An "increase of 50%" is not the same as "cut in half" - as you might expect. But 2.67 seconds is better than 4 seconds, even if the queens themselves don't do much damage unless Queen Frenzy is running. That said, if Queen Frenzy IS running you want the little queens popping as fast as possible, so this mutation is worthwhile.

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