Hydra

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Hydra
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A barrage of miniature rockets, deployed in a spiral of destruction straight in front of your car.

Hydra is one of the Pick-Ups in GRIP. It fires 10 small missiles directly ahead which move as a swarm and automatically lock on to targets within a small cone in front of them. Their tracking is imperfect, so they can sometimes be evaded by swerving at the right moment. When they hit, they create a powerful rotational force on the target while reducing its grip - resulting in a spin if enough of the rockets hit. They deal 15 damage per rocket, for 150 damage total if the whole swarm lands. This can instantly destroy many of the cars.

When charged, the hydra rockets travel much faster and can pierce uncharged aegis shields. Upon impact, they cause a long lasting HUD distortion effect which can be very distracting.

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