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Waterstrider

From Ring of Brodgar
Waterstrider
Hafen-Waterstrider.png
Vital statistics
Size 1 x 1
Skill(s) Required Hunting
Terrain Shallow Water
Produced By Hand
Specific Type of Bug
Required By (Bug: Bug Collection)
Study details
Base LP 500
Study Time 
StudyTime Input:

The studytime infobox parameter accepts two formats. An Hour-float (studyTime = H.hhhh) or a Time-code (studyTime = H:M).

Proper input rules:
H.hhhh: (Dot delimited) At least one leading digit, and at least 4 decimal digits.(good: "0.1230", bad: ".123")
H:M: (Colon delimited) At least one hour digit, and 1 or 2 minute digits. (good: "0:1", bad: ":1" or "0:123")

(Although bare integer-input would work for both format cases, there currently deemed improper formatted input.)
3h 47m
Mental Weight 3
EXP Cost 4
LP / EXP 125
LP / Hour (real) 132.16
LP / Mental Weight 166.67
LP / Hour / EXP 33.04
LP / Hour / Size 132.16
LP / Hour / Weight 44.05
LP / Hour / Size / EXP 33.04
LP / Hour / Weight / EXP 11.01
Go to Objects

Waterstriders are a Curiosity which can be used in the Study Report to earn Learning Points. They move by quickly pushing forward with their middle legs. They act identical to dragonflies in that they will glide in one direction, changing direction occasionally or when they collide with something.

How to Acquire

Waterstriders may be found in the water on surface level. While they spawn in Shallow Water, they can glide over onto Deep Water. They lack any intelligence and do not attempt to flee when being chased, but are far faster than you in shallows. They can be caught since after each push they stop periodically. Eventually they will stop close enough to walk over and catch.

In-Game Example(s)

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