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Infected Mutation Upgrades Guide (IBaR V1.1.0)

May 15, 2017
Infected Mutation Upgrades Guide (IBaR V1.1.0)
  • Infected Mutation Upgrades Guide

    This is a Mini-Guide as a section to the Usage of Infected Buffs and Infected Roles guide. It is worth adding this section into the guide as a guide since players might want to know about how they can buy temporary boosts in stats for the current VS round using bounty to help them get stronger.

    In the !buy menu when playing as an infected, under the tank and witch, you can see 4 other items. These are known as Mutations. When you press a number next to the mutation you want to view, it will display a help tip which is the following below.

    HELP:
    Infected mutations allow you to buy small statistic boosts for the round

    These mutations cost bounty to purchase, so choose wisely where you will get stronger in terms of the special infected you want to prioritize playing as in VS for the current round and for the current map of any particular campaign.

    What are the Mutation Upgrades?

    Mutate Skin
    (8 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 0 to Mutation Level 1)
    (16 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 1 to Mutation Level 2)
    (24 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 2 to Mutation Level 3)
    (32 Bounty - But you cannot go any higher than Mutation Level 3 on this Mutation Upgrade)


    Mutates your skin as a special infected (except tanks) decreasing the base damage you receive (base damage is the damage value before any upgrades, skills or buffs are applied to it).

    -12% base damage decrease per level

    Mutation Level: # (where # is the current Mutation Level based on the amount of bounty it costs to buy that Mutation Upgrade, the higher this number, the higher the bounty cost).

    How is the Mutation Upgrade Affected per Mutation Level?
    Mutation Level 0 = -0% base damage decrease.
    Mutation Level 1 = -12% base damage decrease.
    Mutation Level 2 = -24% base damage decrease.
    Mutation Level 3 = -36% base damage decrease.

    Mutate Claws
    (7 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 0 to Mutation Level 1)
    (14 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 1 to Mutation Level 2)
    (21 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 2 to Mutation Level 3)
    (For every Mutation level above 3... +7 bounty is added on to the bounty cost)
    (70 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 9 to Mutation Level 10 - And you could go higher than this. There is no limit to the Mutation Level on this Mutation Upgrade)

    Mutates your claws as a special infected (except tanks) increasing the base damage you deal (base damage is the damage value before any upgrades, skills or buffs are applied to it). *(Ignore this line - Additional Damage is affected instead)*

    -Level 1 ->3: +2 additional damage per level
    -Level 4 ->6: +3 additional damage per level
    -Level 7 ->9: +5 additional damage per level
    -Level 10 and above: +10 additional damage per level

    Mutation Level: # (where # is the current Mutation Level based on the amount of bounty it costs to buy that Mutation Upgrade, the higher this number, the higher the bounty cost).

    How is the Mutation Upgrade Affected per Mutation Level?
    Mutation Level 0 = +0 additional damage
    Mutation Level 1 = +2 additional damage
    Mutation Level 2 = +4 additional damage
    Mutation Level 3 = +6 additional damage
    Mutation Level 4 = +9 additional damage
    Mutation Level 5 = +12 additional damage
    Mutation Level 6 = +15 additional damage
    Mutation Level 7 = +20 additional damage
    Mutation Level 8 = +25 additional damage
    Mutation Level 9 = +30 additional damage
    Mutation Level 10 = +40 additional damage

    Mutation Legs
    (7 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 0 to Mutation Level 1)
    (14 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 1 to Mutation Level 2)
    (21 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 2 to Mutation Level 3)
    (28 Bounty - But you cannot go any higher than Mutation Level 3 on this Mutation Upgrade)


    Mutates your legs as a special infected (except tanks) increasing the base speed you have (base speed is the speed value before any upgrades, skills or buffs are applied to it).

    -Adds 0.04 to base speed per level


    Mutation Level: # (where # is the current Mutation Level based on the amount of bounty it costs to buy that Mutation Upgrade, the higher this number, the higher the bounty cost).

    How is the Mutation Upgrade Affected per Mutation Level?
    Mutation Level 0 = +0.00 additional base movement speed
    Mutation Level 1 = +0.04 additional base movement speed
    Mutation Level 2 = +0.08 additional base movement speed
    Mutation Level 3 = +0.12 additional base movement speed

    Mutate Organs
    (7 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 0 to Mutation Level 1)
    (14 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 1 to Mutation Level 2)
    (21 Bounty to go from Mutation Level 2 to Mutation Level 3)
    (28 Bounty - But you cannot go any higher than Mutation Level 3 on this Mutation Upgrade)


    Mutates your internal organs as a special infected (except tanks) increasing the base health you have (base health is the health value before any upgrades, skills or buffs are applied to it).

    -12% base health increase per level

    Mutation Level: # (where # is the current Mutation Level based on the amount of bounty it costs to buy that Mutation Upgrade, the higher this number, the higher the bounty cost).

    How is the Mutation Upgrade Affected per Mutation Level?
    Mutation Level 0 = +0% increased base health
    Mutation Level 1 = +12% increased base health
    Mutation Level 2 = +24% increased base health
    Mutation Level 3 = +36% increased base health

    What is the total bounty cost for maxing out all Mutation Upgrades as an infected?

    With making all Mutations at Level 3 which is not including the additional levels from Mutate Claws. The total cost would be:

    Mutate Skin: 48 Bounty
    The rest of the Mutation Upgrades: 42 Bounty for each of them for 3 Mutation Upgrades
    = 174 Bounty

    If you were to include all of the Mutation Levels for Mutate Claws, given you raised it to level 10, as well as the above lines, ignoring the first set of bounty cost calculations.

    Mutate Skin: 48 Bounty
    Mutate Claws: 385 Bounty
    The Rest of the Mutation Upgrades: 42 Bounty for each of them for 2 Mutation Upgrades
    = 517 Bounty

    Ain't no one got the time to be maxing out everything! You should only really be aiming to spend 174 Bounty for getting all Mutation Upgrades to level 3.


    It is your preference though as to whether or not you bother with doing the Mutation Upgrades.