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Swamp Placid
A Brute Sarco is on the prowl, take it down!
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84.7° Lat, 57.3° Lon
Player Capacity
10 players
Time Limit (Beta)

Base Amount
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Swamp Placid is a Mission in Genesis: Part 1.


In this mission a player(s) will have to follow tracks around the bog biome and the amount changes per attempt. The tracks are white, fairly small, and have a slight red aura, the tracks point in the direction of the next set. The Brute Sarco will be on or near the trail. After taking off 1/3 of its health, it will flee, and player(s) will have to keep tracking it. This happens twice.

At the very end, after finding most of the tracks, player(s) will be tasked with killing the Brute Sarco and 2 normal Sarcos (which will be very high level on Beta and Alpha), and when player(s) have beaten all 3 of them the mission will be complete.


Common drops include Ghillie Leggings, Iguanodon Saddles, and Hyaenodon Meatpacks. Otherwise, the loot pulls from the common Genesis loot table, including many different kinds of saddles, weapons and armour.


  • The mission's name is based on the film Lake Placid, which is a movie where a massive prehistoric crocodile hunts the local humans and wildlife in and around Lake Placid.