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The Detriment is an ultimate assault strider from the Strider Hub.

Detriment (striderdetriment)
Ultimate Assault Strider (Undersea Fire)
Cost 24000
Hit Points 86000
Mass 2673
Movement Speed (elmo/s) 36
Turn Rate (deg/s) 57
Vision Radius (elmo) 900
Sonar (elmo) 900
Transportable Heavy
Range (elmo) 960
Reload (s) 100
Speed (elmo/s) 240
Midair jump No
Improved Regen
Combat Regen (HP/s) 100
Gauss Battery x 2
Damage 200 x 3
Reload Time (s) 2.7
Damage per Second 225
Range (elmo) 550
Projectile Speed (elmo/s) 900
Inaccuracy (deg) 1.80
Water capable
Damage increase vs large units
Obliteration Blaster
Damage 1200 x 10
Reload Time (s) 40
Damage per Second 300
Range (elmo) 800
Area of Effect (elmo) 106
Projectile Speed (elmo/s) 1500
Inaccuracy (deg) 2.4
Smooths ground
Potential friendly fire
Anti-Air Laser Battery
Damage 20
Reload Time (s) 0.1
Damage per Second 205
Range (elmo) 820
Instantly hits
High-Energy Laserbeam
Damage 800 x 3
Reload Time (s) 6
Damage per Second 399
Range (elmo) 550
Burst Time (s) 0.70
Instantly hits
Jump Landing
Damage 2000
Reload Time (s) 120
Damage per Second 17
Range (elmo) 400
Area of Effect (elmo) 250
Projectile Speed (elmo/s) 5


The Detriment is the single heaviest strider in the field. It can defend itself against air attacks or use its rockets to hit distant targets, but the real meat lies in the massive gauss guns designed for one purpose - to kill other heavy units quickly and efficiently. Remember - the wise commander sends his Detriment out with adequate escorts against light unit swarms and air assaults.

Tactics and Strategy

Think of the Detriment as a game-ender in giant robot format. There are a few tricks that can stop one in their tracks involving heavy aerial bombardment, close-range EMP units, disintegrator gun (found on Ultimatums), and the like, but with a decent escort they're nigh unstoppable and can punch right through everything your enemy has and proceed to merrily blow up their bases.

However, they're very slow and their range is limited, so they suffer from the problem of being an absolutely enormous metal investment that can only be effective at a relatively small area at a time. If your frontlines are already collapsing, a Detriment won't save you: the enemy will simply kill you everywhere where the Detriment isn't. You need to be capable of surviving long enough for the Detriment to actually reach the enemy's economy and do its thing.