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* NoSell: The Oil Elder is immune to the Nano Cloud, meaning that you can't use that weapon against it. Use [[spoiler:fire]] instead.



* NoSell: The Oil Elder is immune to the Nano Cloud, meaning that you can't use that weapon against it. Use [[spoiler:fire]] instead.

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* NoSell: SmallRoleBigImpact: The Oil Amber Elder is immune to the Nano Cloud, meaning a partial-PuzzleBoss that requires you can't use to build a device to prevent its quick regeneration, but is mostly forgotten after that. Come the Asteroids quest, and [[spoiler:it's revealed that weapon against it. Use [[spoiler:fire]] instead.it was the one responsible in the past for corrupting the Elders/Semu into an AlwaysChaoticEvil race, and thus kickstarting all the events of the game]].

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* HopeSproutsEternal: During the {{Terraform}}ing section of the game, replenishing the flora will cause small amounts of plants to initially appear on the player's various workstations. These get more numerous as more and more flora is returned to the world.

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* {{Terraform}}: This is what you need to do to [[spoiler:the barren Planet Earth]] later on in the game, by [[spoiler:restoring the ozone layer, the oceans, the plant life and animal life]].


* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. In order: [[spoiler:Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper, Emerald, Amber, Aluminium, Gold]].

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* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. In order: [[spoiler:Obsidian, faced[[labelnote:In order]]Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper, Emerald, Amber, Aluminium, Gold]].Gold[[/labelnote]]]]. This is because [[spoiler:their powers were sealed into the Earth's Core, aka the Iron Elder.]]


* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. %%In order: Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper, Emerald, Amber, Aluminium, Gold.

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* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. %%In In order: Obsidian, [[spoiler:Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper, Emerald, Amber, Aluminium, Gold.Gold]].
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: The Elders appear to be this, destroying human civilization as soon as they awakened and cannot be reasoned with. [[spoiler:They weren't always like this, however.]]


** The [[spoiler:core of the Earth]] is actually [[spoiler:an Elder in itself]].

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** The [[spoiler:core of the Earth]] is actually [[spoiler:an [[spoiler:a prison to contain the corrupted Elders' powers, and has become an Elder in itself]].itself]].
** The [[spoiler:Elders were created by an ancient race and were initially benevolent, until the Amber Elder was accidentally created and corrupted the rest. They were then sealed in a meteor which was sent to a planet with an iron core by the ancients.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: Early on, one will find archaeological objects about [[spoiler:Minkowski and his design for [[RecursiveCreators Von Neumann machines]]]]. This happens to be [[spoiler:eventually set in motion, and becomes the Galactic Federation the player is part of.]]


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* ReversePolarity: In order to [[spoiler:defeat the Iron Elder, who has been corrupted by the frequencies of corrupted Semu, the machines plan to expose it to an inverted frequency to remove the influence of corrupted Semu from it.]]


* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when [[spoiler:the true nature of the final Elder is revealed.]]

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* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when Even though [[spoiler:the true nature of the final Elder is revealed.currently indestructible, it's shown that there is a way to defeat it for good.]]


* CosmicHorrorStory: Ultimately ends this way when it's revealed that the [[spoiler:final Elder is completely invulnerable and its existence is necessary for the Earth's survival. Your solution against it is to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere build a rocketship to escape Earth]].]]


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* LevelScaling: On non-quest asteroids, every floor will scale their health towards your player level and hence damage, meaning that leveling up usually doesn't help.


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* {{Precursors}}: Humanity [[spoiler:is this towards your AI, which was created by John Minkowski]]. There's also [[spoiler:an unknown race who is this towards the Elders, and created them in order to control matter. Unfortunately, the Elders got corrupted and turned against them]].


* VideoGameDelegationPenalty: While offline, your miners (and drones set to mine) will mine far slower compared to online mining rates.

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* VideoGameDelegationPenalty: While Zig-zagged with Drones set to mining. If you give them the proper skill, they can mine even the rare resources rather quickly while online. However this is played straight when offline, your miners (and drones set to mine) will when they mine far even slower compared to online mining rates.than the miners.

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* VideoGameDelegationPenalty: While offline, your miners (and drones set to mine) will mine far slower compared to online mining rates.


* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. %%In order: Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper.

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* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. %%In order: Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper.Copper, Emerald, Amber, Aluminium, Gold.

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* AllTheWorldsAreAStage: After beating the [[spoiler:Obsidian Elder, the final few floors on Earth contain corrupted blocks that sprout the appendages of the previous elders you've faced]]. %%In order: Obsidian, Oil, Uranium, Coal, Copper.


* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when [[spoiler:the final Elder is completely invincible and its continued survival is crucial to Earth because it ''[[GeniusLoci is the core of the Earth]]''. Your solution against it is to build a rocket to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere escape the Earth]], knowing that it is impossible to beat.]]

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* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when [[spoiler:the true nature of the final Elder is completely invincible and its continued survival is crucial to Earth because it ''[[GeniusLoci is the core of the Earth]]''. Your solution against it is to build a rocket to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere escape the Earth]], knowing that it is impossible to beat.revealed.]]


* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when [[spoiler:the final Elder, is completely invincible and its continued survival is crucial to Earth because it ''[[GeniusLoci is the core of the Earth]]''. Your solution against it is to build a rocket to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere escape the Earth]], knowing that it is impossible to beat.]]

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* LovecraftLite: The [[EldritchAbomination Elders]] are powerful beings that predate humanity and were the ones to end 23rd century civilization. Unfortunately for them, you are an A.I. mining platform from outer space and it's now much further into the future. So, apart from their potent HealingFactor, the Elders are helpless as you blast them back with lasers, bombs and more exotic attacks. Then it gets subverted back into CosmicHorrorStory when [[spoiler:the final Elder, Elder is completely invincible and its continued survival is crucial to Earth because it ''[[GeniusLoci is the core of the Earth]]''. Your solution against it is to build a rocket to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere escape the Earth]], knowing that it is impossible to beat.]]

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