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…I always wondered why they called it so. Now I understand. It stole my heart, and I'm sure it will lead me into my grave some day… – in-game description


Introduction

The Kumiho is a medium robot with 2 medium hardpoints.

Ability

The Dash ability gives it the capability of a quick burst of movement in any given direction. It shares this ability with the other two Korean robots, and the Strider. The Kumiho can store two Dash charges, and has the quickest ability cooldown of the four (5 seconds). It also is tied with the Strider for the fastest speed of all the Dash robots.

Strategy

This robot is the least armed of the Korean dash bots. Comparable to a Rogatka in terms of damage output, speed, health, and both having the ability to avoid damage, due to their abilities.

The Kumiho makes excellent use of its Dash ability. When it has both charges available, it can dash out of cover with one stored dash, and dash back into cover with the other. The combination of its impressive max speed of 60 km/h and the fast cooldown of its dashes, makes this robot very hard to target. This robot is best used for ambushing, or a hit-and-run play-style.

Lastly, the Kumiho is excellent at beacon capturing, due to covering ground so quickly, and has enough firepower and evasiveness to hold onto the beacon long enough until support arrives.


Possible Setups

These setups are recommended for the Kumiho:

Note: Each slot type is filled with only one particular weapon. For example, if a robot has 3 light all three of those slots are filled with Pinatas, as mixing weapons of the same slot type is not advisable.

Close Range (350m or less)

Slot Types  Medium Slot 
#Slots  x2
Setup 1 
Orkan
Setup 2 
Taran


Mid-Range (500-600m)

Slot Types  Medium Slot 
#Slots  x2
Setup 1 
Scourge
Setup 2 
Shocktrain
Setup 3 
Ion


Overview

This robot can be seen commonly with a pair of Orkans, as they compliment the hit-and-run style very well, due to high burst damage, or Tarans for pressuring robots with Ancile shields. Another build can include, using two Shocktrains, as using the aforementioned dash in and out of cover tactic can work well with them. Twin Scourges are also commonly seen, as they compliment the Kumiho's ability to quickly close-in on the target, allowing it to get the maximum amount of damage from the weapons.


Mark I Statistics

Purchase Information

Purchase
Level
Purchase
Cost
Health Speed (km/h)
1 10,000 Components/
6,500 Au
76,000 46


For Robots purchased before Version 4.0, upgrade times may be found here.

Upgrade Information

LevelCost AgHealthSpeedTime
2 100,000 81,000 47 5 hours
3 200,00086,00049 12 hours
4400,00092,000511 day
52,000,00098,000532 days
63,000,000104,000553 days
74,000,000111,000564 days
88,000,000118,000585 days
913,000,000125,000606 days
1025,000,000133,000607 days
1135,000,000141,000608 days
1245,000,000150,000609 days
Total135,700,000+74,000+1445 days 17 hours


Mark II Statistics

Purchase Information

Note: Level 12 Mark I is required to upgrade (purchase) to Mark II.

Level Cost Health Speed (km/h)
1 500 Au 91,200 46


Upgrade Information

LevelCost AgHealthSpeedTime
2 100,000 97,200 47 5 hours
3 200,000103,20049 12 hours
4400,000110,400511 day
52,000,000117,600532 days
63,000,000124,800553 days
74,000,000133,200564 days
88,000,000141,600585 days
913,000,000150,000606 days
1025,000,000159,600607 days
1135,000,000169,200608 days
1245,000,000180,000609 days
Total135,700,000+88,800+1445 days 17 hours


Update History

Version Changes
4.5 Economy Changes:
Total Upgrade Cost: 170,700,000 Ag⟶135,700,000 Ag
Total Upgrade Time: 58 days 17 hours⟶45 days 17 hours
Now available for 6,500 gold (can still be produced via Workshop 2.0)
4.0 Economy Changes (July 5):
Value (USD): $225⟶$75
Total Upgrade Cost: 54,870,000 Ag⟶170,700,000 Ag
Total Upgrade Time: 19 days 23 hours 51 minutes⟶58 days, 17 hours
3.6.0 New skin: Dragon Wings (Chinese New Year)
3.1 Robot was added to the game


Paint Jobs Available For Purchase


Poll

Best setup for the Kumiho is?
 
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The poll was created at 21:47 on August 16, 2018, and so far 125 people voted.

Trivia

  • Kumiho (Korean: 구미호) means "nine-tailed fox" in Korean. It is a legendary beast appearing in Korean legends that can transform into anything and often eats the liver or heart of its victims.
  • This robot has numerous "tails" on its back, most likely referencing the nine tailed fox this robot is based on. When the robot dashes, the tails lift up for half a second before dropping down again.
  • This robot is called a "Dash Bot" due to its ability. It's considered the least powerful dash bot.
  • The Kumiho's model was inspired by Eva unit 02 from the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion