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Brute Creatures are one of the brand new variants of creatures introduced into Genesis: Part 1 and are extremely powerful creatures that are encountered during Missions as mini bosses.

They have appeared at several missions, mainly towards Hunt Mission. (Brute Fire Wyvern is found at Magma Medley Melee, which is a Gauntlet Mission)

They appear to be a halfway point between Alpha Creatures and Bosses as they are large variants of normal creatures similarly to Alpha Creatures (although Brute Creatures are actually larger than Alpha Creatures which was tested by spawning a Brute X-Megalodon and a Alpha Megalodon next to each other) and they have difficulties based on whatever the player chooses.

At the end point, the Brute Creatures may appear with several reinforcements, either regular creatures and x-creatures or even brute variants of other creatures.

Depending on the difficulty of the mission a player takes to hunt down a brute creature, the amount of damage is affected. The damage modifiers are as follows:

  • ~5x damage on gamma difficulty
  • normal damage on beta difficulty
  • ~.15x damage on alpha difficulty

List of known Brute Creatures[]

Common / In Game NameName Released Diet Temperament TameableTame RideableRide BreedableBreed Saddle LevelSaddle Entity ID
 Brute Araneo February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A SpiderS_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Astrocetus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A SpaceWhale_Character_BP_Brute_C
 Brute Basilosaurus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Basilosaurus_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Bloodstalker February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Sanguinivore Aggressive No No No N/A BogSpider_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Ferox February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Omnivore Reactive No No No N/A Shapeshifter_Large_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Fire Wyvern February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Wyvern_Character_BP_Fire_GauntletBoss_C
 Brute Leedsichthys February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Piscivore Aggressive No No No N/A Leedsichthys_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Magmasaur February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Omnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Cherufe_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Malfunctioned Tek Giganotosaurus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A BionicGigant_Character_BP_Malfunctioned_Hunt_C
 Brute Malfunctioned Tek Rex February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A BionicRex_Character_BP_Malfunctioned_Hunt_C
 Brute Mammoth February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Herbivore Aggressive No No No N/A Mammoth_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Megaloceros February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Herbivore Aggressive No No No N/A Stag_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Plesiosaur February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Plesiosaur_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Reaper King February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Xenomorph_Character_BP_Male_InitialBuryOnly_Hunt_C
 Brute Sarco February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Sarco_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute Seeker February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Pteroteuthis_Char_BP_HuntFollower_C
 Brute Tusoteuthis February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Tusoteuthis_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Allosaurus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Volcano_Allo_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Megalodon February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Ocean_Megalodon_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Mosasaurus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Ocean_Mosa_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Raptor February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Bog_Raptor_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Rex February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Volcano_Rex_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Rock Elemental February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Minerals Aggressive No No No N/A Volcano_Golem_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Spino February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Bog_Spino_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Brute X-Yutyrannus February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Angry No No No N/A Snow_Yutyrannus_Character_BP_Hunt_C
 Golden Striped Brute Megalodon February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Ocean_Megalodon_Character_BP_Retrieve_Brute_C
 Injured Brute Reaper King February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 25, 2020
June 11, 2020 September 1, 2021
Carnivore Aggressive No No No N/A Xenomorph_Character_BP_Male_InitialBuryOnly_Brute_Retrieve_C

There are 27 Brute CreaturesExpression error: Unexpected < operator. (including variants).

Strategy[]

When facing Brute creatures in their respective missions, players should not underestimate them for even a split second. Even though Gamma and Beta level missions aren't that difficult, the Alpha difficulty is the most difficult.

On Alpha difficulty, the Brute creatures have massive damage buffs and resistances where they can deal high amounts of damage to tames and receive only 15% damage from your tame's attacks.

Have all the tames you are bringing for the mission to surround the Brute Creature as quickly as possible as this will maximize damage output. Do not have your tames attacking the Brute Creature head on as a few of your tames are damaging the Brute creature while it is attacking all of the tames.

Given that each of the 5 biomes in the Genesis Simulation have unique weather events, players should wait for the best possible time when the conditions in that biome is favorable as most of the weather events can either cost time or end up killing players. The Bog Biome is the exception since it doesn't have any harsh weather events that impede players.

  • Arctic Biome
    • During the day, the tracks can be nearly impossible to see if player have high gamma settings. So, the optimal time to do the Arctic hunting missions are at night.
  • Ocean Biome
    • Before players start on the brute hunting missions, they should wait out the underwater whirlwinds or risk burning time while in the whirlwind.
  • Volcanic Biome
    • The volcanic eruption event can seriously hurt players and mounts that will be brought to the mission. To prevent this, wait out the eruption event before starting.
  • Lunar Biome
    • The comet event is variable where it either bombards the biome from above or below and can deal heavy damage if creatures get hit by it. Wait for the comet event to be finished before starting the brute mission
  • Eden Biome
  • Garden Biome

Recommended Creatures[]

  • For Gamma/Beta Level
    •  Rex's are a prime option due to their high damage and health.
    •  Giganotosaurus are another option due to their high damage and health surpassing the rex.
    •  Spinosaurus are useful during hunting missions in the bog biome due to their increased damage when in water.
    •  Yutyrannus can help buff up ally tames, making them deal more damage while receiving less.
  • For Alpha Level;
    • Due to the damage debuff during this level, tames that were great in the beta and gamma levels are at a disadvantage due to their reliance on damage but they can be brought along for raw damage output and support. Facing the alpha versions of the Brute creatures require taking a creative approach.
      • Having even just a pack of 2 mate-boosted  Allosaurus will help due to their bleeding effect caused by the alpha Allosaurus. The bleeding effect drains the Brute Creatures health by percent, not by number. Their attack speed is also to be considered. Because of its compact size, packs of Allosaurus can easily traverse the tight terrain. High enough speed and decent health can make one able to flank brutes and drain their health in no longer than 100 seconds, while a huge amount of sacrificial units can still work their way into killing the brutes regardless of their stats.
      •  Thylacoleo performs almost as well as any Allosaurus, but have the ability to jump. Its most prized characteristic, however, is the ability to inflict bleeding with its primary attack, meaning that Thylas need neither pack boosts not reliance on triggering special attacks to deal with brutes. This combination makes them specially well-suited for "suicide bomber" strategies, but their decent speed also make them suitable for being mounts.
      •  Deinonychus can help with the bigger brute creatures by pouncing on them and stacking their bleeding effect on their target creature, in addition to their bleeding effect being different from others (allowing usage of both effects).
      •  Megalodon act like aquatic Allosaurus that can help drain Ocean biome brute creatures health by percent, not damage. Like the  Allosaurus, Megalodons can be easily employed as mounted flankers or sacrificial suicide-bombers.
      • While in no way at natural advantage in terms of abilities,  Giganotosaurus sport very high combat stats, thus remaining useful to taking out most brutes and their minions, so long as the enemies aren't able to enrage the Gigas (such as  Brute X-Allosaurus and their minions). Needless to say, imprinting, good saddles, mate boosting and  Yutyrannus are all advised when using these dinos, as Gigas can easily get enraged otherwise. Use them in an all or nothing scenario.
      •  Basilisk is another good choice for dealing damage, as their poison projectile ignores their resistance. Usage of  Unassembled TEK Hover Skiff allows for long-ranged engagement, although there needs to be diversion as the Basilisk will have a hard time hitting moving targets.
      • The  Megachelon is able to provide creatures with Oxygen while underwater, making the otherwise suicidal (or tame-costly) endeavor of using  Giganotosaurus against Ocean Brutes a solid strategy. This works specially well considering that these Brutes are balanced around the fact that no aquatic creature is as powerful as Gigas, and thus they are made to deal less damage than their land counterparts.
      • If you have friends playing with you, one of them can be in a  Mek with an  M.D.S.M. (Extinction) for better protection for your hunting tames or more damage against the brute creature.
      • A massive bed(group of eels)/group of  Electrophorus can be useful against the Ocean biome brute creatures by stunning the brute creature, giving the damage dealers time to attack. Do keep in mind that eels cannot use saddles, making them rather short-lived.
      • A herd of 20-30  Kentrosaurus can be useful in making the brute creature deal damage to itself due to the kentrosaurus' spike wall nature. Keep in mind that Brute Creatures, despite their immense damage, are way better at taking punishment than they are at dishing it out, a combination that puts Kentros at disadvantage.
      •  Magmasaur is a good choice to be a tank, since it can tank a lot of damage, as well as its ascendant saddle is rather easy to obtain from time to time, and can be quickly healed by feeding it Ambergris.
      •  Reaper King is another choice to be a tank, since it's natural armor can make it more resilient to hits.
      •  Daeodon are great for emergency heal, especially while fight against  Brute X-Allosaurus and  Brute Malfunctioned Tek Giganotosaurus, since both can deal percentage damage.
    • The following strategies are usually considered sub-par due to the existence of better options, but one may still chose to use them:
      • Bringing along loads of  Arthropleura for its spike wall nature, but since they can't be bred, it is best to bring to have a tek cloning chamber at your base to make sure you have a steady supply of them. (Alternate strategy:  Kentrosaurus usage)
      • Bring a pair of high health tames such as  Brontosaurus and  Megachelon to divert the brute creature's attention from the damage dealers. If they have a platform saddle, put auto turrets on the saddle to help deal damage to the brute creature. A huge group of Megachelons with platform saddles full of turrets can easily kill the Ocean Biome Brute Creatures.
      • With patch 312.65, the  Carnotaurus is another great addition for its head-butt attack now dealing a bleed effect, though not as efficient as  Allosaurus's bleed since it doesn't slows down target.
      •  Spinosaurus are able to take advantage of the presence of water in the Bog biome while fighting Alpha Brute creatures. However, they won't deal much damage against these creatures, making death a possibility and the battle longer.
      • A massive herd of  Stegosaurus with their hardened plate ability, a high quality saddle, mate boosted, and under the effect of  Yutyrannus courage roar buff can act as a heavy duty damage sponge in diverting the brute creatures attention while the damage dealers flank around the target.
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