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The Xen Tree is an alien organism found on the borderworld Xen; although it attacks creatures that get too close, it is not known to directly devour them.

Overview Edit

  • They somewhat resemble an upturned root and are around thirteen to sixteen feet tall. A brown-ish tree-like creature with no leaves or branches, they have a fully mobile "trunk", and a large, hook-like appendage at the top, used for attacking nearby prey.
  • These trees are scattered around Xen and can prove a danger to an unwary explorer and other Xen wildlife by violently stabbing at any nearby source of movement.
  • Xen Trees attack nearby enemies so as to kill them.
  • They are often found near Xen's Light Stalk plants.
  • Although very hard to accomplish, it is possible for players to trick enemies into walking near Xen Trees. Sometimes, these hostile NPCs can get stuck and the player does not have to exert any effort in eliminating stuck assailants, especially the feared Gargantua.

Trivia Edit

  • Gonarch's movement causes nearby Xen Trees to attack even if no prey is close.
  • Xen Trees are not affected by the console command notarget, and will keep attacking even if it is active.

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