Talk:Chrysalis (Apocalypse)

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The full Alien Life Cycle, as it occurs in Mega-Primus, is as follows:

  • A Multiworm Egg may turn into a Multiworm
  • A Multiworm may turn into four Hyperworms
  • A Hyperworm may turn into a Chrysalis
  • A Chrysalis may turn into any of the following: Brainsucker, Anthropod, Spitter, Popper.

Skeletoids, Megaspawn, Psimorphs and Micronoid Aggregates are not produced via this cycle, and will therefore only be found when directly inserted (only applies to Skeletoids in the vanilla game) or on UFO/alien building missions. Magic9mushroom (talk) 05:21, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

Thanks! I had thought Skeletoids were one of the aliens that can emerge. Darkpast (talk) 06:52, 27 June 2020 (UTC)
Nope. I was surprised too.
Also, I should probably mention that all of the aliens can move through the tubes, even Eggs and Chrysalides. Magic9mushroom (talk) 08:30, 27 June 2020 (UTC)
Interesting! Another surprising test result I got was that if you try to investigate a building where there are only Chrysalises and/or Eggs present, you'll get the "no hostile forces found" message and the aliens will remain until they evolve (I'll add this to their respective pages when I get to rewriting them). Darkpast (talk) 10:27, 27 June 2020 (UTC)
Are you sure the Chrysalis won't grow into another Multiworm as well? Sometimes infections are really persistent, as if they manage to always spawn one Multiworm out from the 4 Chrysalis the previous Multiworm spawned. While other times, if it doesn't manage to spawn one Multiworm, the infection will slowly disappear on its own without the need to react to alien alerts. Bard (talk) 01:54, 28 June 2020 (UTC)
Never. There's a lot of randomness in the time taken for stuff to mature and die, and drops usually have a hell of a lot of eggs (a Transporter drops enough eggs and worms for 32 chrysalides), but there's no exponential growth possibility. Magic9mushroom (talk) 04:34, 28 June 2020 (UTC)


I meant no offence in changing the British spelling, and in fact I prefer it, but as you say, the game uses American spelling and it makes sense to keep it consistent across the Wiki (game guides, opinion pieces and such notwithstanding). As for Chrysalides/Chrysalises, well that depends on which dictionary you go by - Cambridge Dictionary only lists "Chrysalises" for example, Oxford allows both spellings. I changed it because I saw "Chrysalises" in another article (Alien Transporter). That said, I'm fine with either spelling as long as its consistent. Darkpast (talk) 09:48, 28 June 2020 (UTC)