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The Atlantean is an enemy that appears in Serious Sam: Next Encounter. They are fish-like enemies with plasma guns and two tentacles protruding from their backs.

OverviewEdit

The Atlanteans were originally the inhabitants of the lost city Atlantis, but when Mental invaded Atlantis, they were captured and brainwashed into being his loyal servants.

Attacks and statsEdit

The Atlantean has two attacks; either fire a large stream of plasma balls or use their tentacles if the target is very close to them. The orbs do a little damage per shot, while the melee attack does

Atlanteans have two variants: normal and depthlurker. The depthlurker variant only appear in the bonus level, The Geothermal Tunnels.

TacticsEdit

  • The Atlantean should be the player's primary target if there are no enemies such as the Sirian Werebull or the Killermari Rider. Their orbs often hit the charging enemy (or enemies) if they're both going towards the same angle.
  • Dodging the Atlantean's plasma balls can be tricky, especially if there's little room to dodge. If this is the case, then the player should eliminate them first before they can inflict a large amount of damage with their orbs.
  • The Sirian Power Gun works well against Atlanteans, no matter how many there are. The large amount of damage it can quickly do can neutralize an Atlantean before it spams plasma orbs everywhere.
  • The XM4000 Minigun works almost as well as the Power Gun if the player is out of Power Gun ammo. It will take slightly longer to kill long-range Atlanteans because a few bullets will miss, but otherwise it is just as effective as the Power Gun.

List of appearancesEdit