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Cave crickets are creatures found in the Nuka-World Amusement Park in the Fallout 4 add-on Nuka-World.

BackgroundEdit

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CharacteristicsEdit

BiologyEdit

Cave crickets kept a relatively similar appearance to their pre-War ancestors, as they still show characteristics peculiar to their family, such as long posterior legs and antennae, but as many other animal species, they still weren't left unaffected by the nuclear fallout that followed the Great War. Cave crickets are now much larger and have overgrown sharp mandibles, but the main freature that distinguish them from their unmutated predecessors is the huge, single, frontal horn they can now use to stab or even impale their prey. Cave crickets are usually seen wandering in groups of three to four individuals in the dry plains that surround Nuka-World.

Gameplay attributesEdit

Cave crickets are hostile upon seeing targets. They hop towards their enemy and use their strong jaws to attack. Cave crickets have large amount of health and some variants have significant ballisitc and energy damage resistance. Cave crickets require both sets of legs intact in order to jump. Having even one set of legs crippled will drastically reduce their movement speed.

VariantsEdit

Cave cricketEdit

FO4NW Cave cricket

Ordinary kind of cave crickets. These are the most common variant which have a large Hit point pool of nearly 500 and having a maxed out Perception means they are hard to sneak up on.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Cave cricket
xx0138b8
LevelIcon level
30
PerceptionIcon eye
10
Hit PointsIcon heart
495
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
0
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
0
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
0
Experience PointsIcon XP
5
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon requiredIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty

Cave cricket hunterEdit

Cave cricket hunter

This variant has dark colors and is faster, stronger and more aggressive. These have a high DR and ER of 100 on top of their high amount of Hit Points. There will generally be one of them in a pack of four lower level crickets.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Cave cricket hunter
xx0138b9
LevelIcon level
38
PerceptionIcon eye
10
Hit PointsIcon heart
500
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
100
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
100
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
0
Experience PointsIcon XP
5
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon requiredIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty

Cave cricket piercerEdit

Cave cricket piercer

Cave cricket piercers have brighter coloring and use their long horns to impale prey more often than other variants. This variant of cricket has an even higher Hit Point stat of 600 however their DR and ER are halved .

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Cave cricket piercer
xx0201dc
LevelIcon level
46
PerceptionIcon eye
10
Hit PointsIcon heart
600
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
50
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
50
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
0
Experience PointsIcon XP
5
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon requiredIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty

Glowing cave cricketEdit

Glowing cave cricket

Extremely radioactive cave crickets. They live in more polluted areas. They are the strongest variant of cave cricket. The glowing cave cricket has a total of 750 hit points and has a DR and ER of 100, and inflicts radiation damage to the player character as well.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Glowing cave cricket
xx0201e5
LevelIcon level
60
PerceptionIcon eye
10
Hit PointsIcon heart
750
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
100
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
100
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
0
Experience PointsIcon XP
5
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps allies: Will help allies.Icon requiredIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty

Cave cricket blackEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Cave cricket black cutIcon cut
xx03b512
LevelIcon level
22
PerceptionIcon eye
10
Hit PointsIcon heart
455
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
0
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
0
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
0
Experience PointsIcon XP
5
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty

AppearancesEdit

Cave crickets only appear in the Fallout 4 add-on Nuka-World.

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