Admiral Swiggins

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数据[编辑源代码]

CharacterRender swiggins redBG.png

数据
生命值: 1500 (2640)
移动速度: 7.2
攻击类型: Melee/Ranged
角色: Fighter, Initiator, Crowd Control
移动能力: Tactical
Admiral Swiggins [edit] 难度: Hard

Development Name: Captain

能力类型: Stun, Blind, Shield, Damage Over Time, Area of Effect 发布日期: August 29th 2013

Skills[编辑源代码]

UI Skillbutton Captain AnchorHook.png

Item 5 solar.png 135

Anchor Hook [edit]
Swiggins hurls Homboldt forward, and grapples towards whatever he hits. If you thought getting hit by an anchor is bad, wait for the iron-clad squid that's coming after it!
Damage 280 (439.6)
Droid damage 100 (157)
Stun Duration 0.1s
Cooldown 7s
Range 11

UI Skillbutton Captain Melee.png

Anchor Swing/Ink Spray [edit]
Admiral Swiggins carries his trustworthy anchor Homboldt anywhere. Quite handy for smacking people on the head with! Especially when they fail to pay a highborn squid admiral his properly earned respect!
Anchor Swing Damage 110 (172.7)
Anchor Swing Attack Speed 95.2
Anchor Swing Range 3.2
Ink Spray Damage 70 (109.9)
Ink Spray Attack Speed 130.4
Ink Spray Range 7.2

UI Skillbutton Captain AnchorDrop.png

Item 5 solar.png 135

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 100 (157)
Cooldown 11s
Duration 3s
Homboldt Health 300 (528)

UI Skillbutton Captain Jump.png

Ink Propulsion [edit]
Who said tentacles are only good for swimming in a weird manner? The admiral has no issues whatsoever with manouvering ground based obstacles. Swiggins can also perform a hovering technique by propelling himself upward with ink squirts. Quite splendid.
Jump Height 7.6
Descending Speed 1.4
Jumps 1 (Hover)
Max Hover Duration 3s

Upgrades[编辑源代码]

UI Skillbutton Captain AnchorHook.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade a.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade c.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade e.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade d.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade f.png Shop icons captain skill b upgrade b.png
UI Skillbutton Captain AnchorDrop.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade f.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade d.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade a.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade b.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade e.png Shop icons captain skill a upgrade c.png
UI Skillbutton Captain Melee.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade a.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade c.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade e.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade b.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade f.png Shop icons captain skill c upgrade d.png
UI Skillbutton Captain Jump.png Upgrade Power pills turbo.png Upgrade Med-i'-can.png Upgrade Space air max.png Shop Icons Overall Barrier.png Upgrade Piggy bank.png Shop Icons Overall ccReduction.png

Information[编辑源代码]

Backstory[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Raised in the Swiggins Navy Family on the Kraken planet Titan, Charles Swiggins was the youngest of 30 siblings. Graduating from Wet Point with top honors, he quickly rose through the ranks to become Captain of his very first ship in the Royal Fleet. This ship was called the ‘Sweet Homboldt’.

Tasked with finding and defeating Pirates, Swiggins set out with a loyal crew on many succesful sortees. One day, the Homboldt chanced upon the massive Pirateship 'Colossus' helmed by the dreaded Captain Inkbeard!

After a furious battle, which reduced both ships to floating heaps of debris, the two captains were the only ones alive for a final showdown. Being nearly overpowered, Swiggins' grasping tentacle found a chain just below the surface of the churning water. Powered by his desperation he hurled the object at his foe. This object was Sweet Homboldts anchor! With one massive blow, Swiggins ended the biggest Pirate threat on Titan once and for all.

Now an Admiral, he has exchanged the seas for the voids of space where his fame and leadership skills have found him a contract among the Awesomenauts!

Extra[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

In the beginning, Swiggins was a part of the 2012 Create-A-Naut contest, in which hundreds of characer concepts were sent in, with only one making it in game. Admiral Swiggins was initially chosen by Ronimo Games staff to be in the top 5, of which would then be voted on by the community in order to decide which of the 5 would be made. User Channfree's Admiral Swiggins was chosen.

Another contest was later made to decide how Admiral Swiggins would look. Once again, the community was able to send in their entries, showcasing many different depictions of the character. In the end, user coffeybean4 won the contest with the design seen below.

Quotes[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Theme song lyrics[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Down from the seas into space

Stretching his tentacles out, squirting them in your face

Swiggins is known for the phrase:

'I'll have my tea with cream. if that's okay'"


Old Lyrics:

"He is our brave admiral!

Anchorsmashing squid with tentacles!

He'll bring us tea and mackerell!

You must see: his victory is natural!" (Revealed during August 10, 2013 in the APLi)


Voice actor: Clint "Myndflame" Hacklemen


Taunts[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"You made me spill my tea! This... IS UNFORGIVABLE!"


"Your tactics are bad, and you should feel bad!" - A reference to Futurama [1] character, Dr. Zoidberg. [2]


"I fought barnacles tougher than you!"


"Haha! I swabbed your deck!"


"Are you squidding me?"


"You've got to be squidding me!"


"I'll swab the deck with you!"


"What do you get when you cross a squid admiral with a very large anchor? You're about to find out!"


"Squidaddle!"


"And I thought I was spineless!"


"Do you fear death?" - A reference to Davy Jones, [3] a character in the Pirates of the Caribbean [4] film series.


"You wanna know how I got these scars?" - A reference to the Joker [5] from the Dark Knight [6] film.


"Have at you!"


"A battle to the depth!"


Help[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Abandon Ship!"


"Retreat!"


"Captain's Log: HELP ME!"


"Mayday!"


"They are going to make sushi out of me! Or is it calamari?"


Attack[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Fire!"


"Engage!"


"You may fire when ready!" - A reference to Moff Tarkin, a character from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. [7]


"Show no mercy!"


"X marks the spot!"


"Full speed ahead!"


Defend[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Battle stations!"


"Protect the tea!"


"All tentacles on deck!"


"It's a trap!" - A reference to Admiral Ackbar [8], a character from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. [9]


Purchase[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"A penny saved is a penny earned. Ooh!"


"More swag for Swiggins!"


"Six quid? But I feel fine!" - A joke about how "Six Quid" sounds similar to "Sick Squid".


"To the victor goes the spoils!"


"I'll take Swords for $300." - A reference to Sean Connery [10] in Saturday Night Live: Celebrity Jeopardy! [11]


Teleporting[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Woopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoop!" - A reference to Futurama character, Dr. Zoidberg.


"Woopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoopwoop!"


"There's no place like Homboldt!" - A reference to the quote from The Wizard of Oz.[12]


"Time for another cup of tea!"


"Sorry, tea time!" *clink clink*


"Oh no, I left the tea kettle on!"


"Tea time!"

Chosen[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Admiral Swiggins at your service!"


"Ahoy!"


"Let's get kraken!" - a pun on "Let's get cracking" and a reference to the Kraken. [13]


"I'll swab the deck with you!"


"A battle to the depth!"


Drop Pod In[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Admiral Swiggins at your service."


"For queen and country!"


"Into the fray once more!"


"Land-ho!"


"Let's get kraken!"


"I say!"


"Ahoy!"


"Yo ho ho, and a cup of tea... of course!"


"Release the kraken!" - A reference to the film Clash of the Titans. [14]

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"There can be only one!" - A reference to the film Highlander. [15]


"I'm terribly sorry for any incovenience caused as a result of your death."


"Hahaha! You brought a knife to an anchor fight, lad!" - A reference to the saying, "Don't bring a knife to a gunfight."


"You are no match for the admiral!"


"Kerboom!" - A reference to Salvatore, a character in The Legend of Zelda - Wind Waker [16]

Killing Spree[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"I dare say, quite a spectacular show!"


"Tally-ho!"


"Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll go on a fish killing spree!" - A take on a well-known proverb.


"The pen may be mightier than the sword, but the anchor is far mightier than the pen!" - A take on a well-known proverb.


"I'll drink to that!"


"When you're this good, it's hard to be... HOMBOLT! Hahaha!"


Being Hit[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Argh!"


"Yaugh!"


"Gahahah!"


"Oh!"


"Ohhh!"


"Ough!"


"Ohhh!"


"Oough roghough!"


"Igth ahaha!"

On Death[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"So ends the journey of a space admiral..."


"You will rue the day..."


"Argh, blasted ruffians!"


"We happy few..." - A reference to the famous St. Crispin's Day Speech [17] of Shakespeare's Henry V [18].


"I say! Bad... sport..."


"You sunk my battleship!" - A reference to the Battleship [19] game.


"'tis a glorious death..."


"Wet gunpowder..."


"Hmpth! What poppycock!


Using Anchor Hook[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"Hook it up!"


"Hook, line and sinker!"


"It appears i've caught on!"


"You've been hooked!"

Using Drop Anchor[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

"You're grounded!"


"Anchor aweigh!"


"So sorry! I believe I've become terribly attached to you!"


"I call it 'anchor management'!" - A pun on anger management.


"Do stick around, ol' chum!"


"Drop the anchor!"


"Perhaps it will be in your best interest to just stand still."


"Weigh the anchor!"

Abyssal Swiggins Quotes[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

All of the new lines added by the Abyssal Swiggins skin are a mix of Swiggins' regular lines, but reversed with a deeper voice, and actual gibberish, also deepened by voice filters.

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Nauts In-Game Look[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Character[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Default Skin.
Abyssal Swiggins.
Admiral Swiggins, PHD (donated by Gatronix).
Default Skin. (donated by Catti and Bowserslave)
Abyssal Swiggins.(donated by Catti and Bowserslave)
Admiral Swiggins, PHD.(donated by Catti and Bowserslave)

Minimap Icon[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Ui minimap player captain 0.png

Skin Information[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Admiral Swiggins, PHD[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

CharacterRender Swiggins DrFetus RedBG.png
So we asked the guys at Team Meat if they would be cool with us making a Dr. Fetus skin for Admiral Swiggins. They told us "awesome. do as you wish with it :)", so here's what would have happened if Swiggins went to Med School instead of War School. He still ends up as an Admiral in the Navy, somehow - but now with an extra degree and a violent hatred against jumping pieces of bloody meat.

This DLC contains a custom skin for Admiral Swiggins in Awesomenauts, and will automatically unlock the character if you have not already done so. - Official Steam Store description.

In this skin, Swiggins is replaced by Dr. Fetus, a character from Super Meat Boy which can be seen floating inside the glass tank where Swiggins' head is normally. The tentacles are replaced by robotic limbs and the armor has a darker color scheme, a suit and a tie. The anchor is covered in bandages and the glass tank has a top hat and monocle.

Abyssal Swiggins[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

CharacterRender swigginsctulhu redBG.png

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This DLC contains a custom skin for Admiral Swiggins in Awesomenauts, and comes with a fully customized voice set!

If you have not already unlocked the character, this DLC will do so. - Official Steam Store description.

This skin removes Swiggins' cap and glass tank and gives him different skin color (dark green for red team, light blue for blue team). He has a glyph drawn on his forehead and red glowing eyes. The armor, anchor and claw hand have evil-looking faces on them. Anchor Hook's chain is replaced by a tentacle. Being a premium skin, it also comes with different voice acting.

Awesomenaut Showcase[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Abyssal Swiggins showcase starts at 0:50, ends at 1:06.

Trivia[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

  • Admiral Swiggins was the first 'naut to be created via a community contest. He was designed by Channfree and got the most votes from the community of all the five finalist 'nauts chosen by Ronimo Games (the others being Ivan Romanov, Nodja, Jebediah Molecoon and Yowie the Yeti). Coffeybean4 won the art contest for Swiggins which went on to become the official design.
  • Swiggins was the first Awesomenaut to have splash art not made by Ronimo Games.
  • Swiggins' in-game sprite was meant to have an eye patch, to mirror its splash art. This was later changed because it caused animation issues, not being clear enough. Ronimo Games opted for a mechanical eye instead.
  • Many of the lines spoken by Swiggins in-game were suggested to Ronimo Games by the Awesomenauts community. This trend was later followed with new 'Nauts, certain premium skins and exclusive Starstorm announcers all using community-created voicelines up until Nibbs, after which Ronimo started working with a professional writer for voice lines.
  • The Admiral Swiggins PHD, and Abyssal Swiggins skins are clear references to Dr. Fetus from Super Meat Boy [20] and the famous Lovecraftian [21] monster, Cthulhu [22], respectively.
  • Swiggins' in-game sprite was secretly shown in the trailer for Gnaw's Gnabot skin. (Shown below)
  • Swiggins was the first 'naut to be released with a premium skin.
  • Ronimo originally wanted community member Quinn "Weazel" Chert as Swiggins' voice actor. Despite the fact that he was ultimately voiced by Clint Hacklemen (aka Myndflame). Weazel would later be chosen by Ronimo Games to be the voice actor of Skree.
  • Swiggins' in-game sprite has an "M" on his armor. Possibly a reference to his voice actor: Myndflame.
  • According to The Droppod #8[23], Swiggins' theme song was actually sung by just one person who recorded the song 15 times to make it sound like a choir.
  • The name for Swiggins' anchor, Homboldt, appears to originate from the Humboldt Squid[24].

References[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Gallery[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

Builds[编辑源代码]

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Tips & Tactics[编辑源代码]

Playing As:[编辑 | 编辑源代码]

  • While Anchor Hook can be used on terrain for a faster escape, it can be unreliable as the terrain hitbox often differ from the actual textures. Only attempt this if you are positive you'll be able to land it properly, or your escape will be delayed instead.
  • Swiggins becomes lighter and faster after dropping the anchor, allowing him a bit of extra mobility. Krill Biscuits increases this bonus even further.
  • It is possible to keep your anchor in a safe place (such as the store or behind a turret) in order to keep yourself in range mode. You can recall it at any time you need it afterwards.
  • Always try to touch your anchor back up after dropping it: it will allow you to recall it immediately and use your powerful Anchor Swing again. Furthermore, it enables you to use Anchor Hook if you didn't use it to initiate a fight.
  • If a ranged ally ('naut or non-buzzsaw droid) is tanking a turret for you, it might be a good idea to use Drop Anchor just to enable your ranged Ink Spray to attack it without taking damage. Alternatively, with proper upgrades, the anchor itself can have a large amount of health, enabling it to briefly tank the turret shots while you attack it with Ink Shot.

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  • If Swiggins manages to trap someone with his Anchor Hook + Drop Anchor combo, help him finish the target off the best way you can.
  • If it's safe to do so, protect Swiggins' anchor so he can pick it back up.

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  • When trapped by Drop Anchor, destroying the anchor is almost always better than staying and fighting. Specially if Swiggins has his team nearby.
  • If the anchor fails to latch on to you after it hits the ground, it will not do so again. Approach it without fear.
  • If you are anchored, make sure not to fall through platforms. They might hold you in the air, making you very vulnerable to all attacks. If you do happen to get in this situation, use a ranged attack or ability to take the anchor out as soon a possible and use the help command to get your allies to help you.
  • Swiggins is very vulnerable to snares himself, as his only long-ranged move forces him to close the gap. Use traps like Yuri's mines or Derpl's grid traps to keep him from diving.
  • Swiggins is typically more vulnerable without his anchor, if you can avoid it when thrown, you are likely to have an advantage over him.
  • Crowd control immunity effects will break Drop Anchor's chaining effect immediatly.
  • Destroy the anchor will no longer force Swiggins to wait 20 seconds before picking it again. However, this can prevent the instant recall if he tries to touch his anchor right after dropping it.