Drop Anchor

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UI Skillbutton Captain AnchorDrop.png

Drop Anchor [edit]
Swiggins throws Homboldt in an arch. If it hits an enemy Awesomenaut, it will be chained to homboldt for a couple of seconds. The anchor can be destroyed. Now that's anchor management!
Damage 80 (125.6)
Chain break damage 50 (78.5)
Cooldown 11s
Duration 3s
Homboldt Health 350 (616)
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade f.png Bovinian Skimmed Milk [edit] Item 5 solar.png 200

Enemies caught by the chain will receive extra damage.

Can also be used as car paint.

Upgrade Lv1
Amplify Damage +12%
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade b.png Pneumatic Spoon [edit] Item 5 solar.png 205

When the chain breaks the caught enemy will receive extra damage

Creates a little hurricane in your cup!

Upgrade Lv1 Lv2
Damage 90 (141.3) 180 (282.6)
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade a.png Alien Sweetener [edit] Item 5 solar.png 135

Increases the base health of Homboldt

That just kicks it up a little bit!

Upgrade Lv1 Lv2
Base Health +40% +80%
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade d.png Palladium Teabag Chain [edit] Item 5 solar.png 170

Increases the duration of the chain

No more rusty tea!

Upgrade Lv1 Lv2
Duration +1s +2s
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade e.png Magnetic Anchor [edit] Item 5 solar.png 170

Adds a damage over time effect to drop anchor

Clean the sea of mines and spiky objects!

Upgrade Lv1 Lv2
Damage per second 40 (62.8) 80 (125.6)
Shop icons captain skill a upgrade c.png Double Glazed Royal Porcelain [edit] Item 5 solar.png 185

Slows chained enemy after the chain breaks.

"Property of the Bouquet residence."

Upgrade Lv1
Slow 25%
Duration 2s

Description[edit | edit source]

Swiggins throws the Homboldt in an aimable arc, increasing his own movement speed, disabling Anchor Hook, and replacing his auto-attack with Ink Spray. If Hombolt hits an enemy Awesomenaut or lands close enough to them, they will be chained to it via a Tether for a few seconds. If they are hit directly, Homboldt will also deal damage. Homboldt can be destroyed while it is on the ground, but not while it is flying. If the chain expires or if the anchor is destroyed, the tether is removed and the chained Awesomenaut takes additional damage.

After the tether breaks, the skill is placed on cooldown. Swiggins can recall the anchor with a second press of the button once the cooldown is finished. If Swiggins walks over the anchor, it will remove the cooldown, allowing him to recall it instantly. If the anchor is destroyed, the cooldown is raised considerably, even if Swiggins had walked over it previously.

Once the Hombolt is recovered, Swiggins' increased movement speed buff is lost and he gains access to Anchor Hook and Anchor Swing again.

In-Game Look[edit | edit source]

Abyssal skin
PHD skin

Alternate Icons[edit | edit source]

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