In Starship Troopers: Terran Command, Bugs follow similar lore to those in books and movies. A huge difference is that the game goes into a lot more detail about each Bug and the Bugs are much better fleshed out in terms of weaknesses and how they act.

What are Warrior Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Warriors are essentially trooper Bugs. You’ll often encounter these, and the enemy seems to have more than they can handle.

What are Warrior Bugs’ weaknesses?

Warriors are an all-around Bug type. Bullets are their weakness. The more bullets you shoot at them, the faster they die.

Best units against Warrior Bugs

  • Combat Engineers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • Snipers
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • Rifle Infantry
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • HMG Turret

Worst units against Warrior Bugs

  • Fleet Liaison
  • Radio Operators

What are Hopper Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Hopper Bugs are the flying greenish Bugs. Basically, they encircle troopers before making a dive attack that kills anyone who gets in their way. Bugs are difficult to deal with because they come in swarms, so units that shoot heavy but slow are easy targets.

What are Hopper Bugs’ weaknesses?

Hopper Bugs may have a great attack, but they have low health and are fairly easy to shoot down. Hopper Bugs are best fought with units that can deal a lot of firepower quickly.

Best units against Hopper Bugs

  • Rifle Infantry
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • HMG Turret

Worst units against Hopper Bugs

  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Rocket Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • Snipers
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret

What are Spitter Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

The Spitter Bug is an unarmored Bug that spits out an acid-like stream at a fair distance. This attack effectively kills the Mobile Infantry because it can hit multiple units at the same time.

What are Spitter Bugs weaknesses?

Spitter Bugs have extremely low health and can be easily killed. The best units are those that can fire high-impact shots or use some cannon fodder units until they reach and kill it.

Best units against Spitter Bugs

  • Rocket Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • HMG Turret
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • Snipers

Worst units against Spitter Bugs

  • Combat Engineers
  • Rifle Infantry
  • Radio Operators
  • Fleet Liaison

What are Tiger Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Tiger Bugs are similar to Warrior Bugs but orange with black stripes. They’re like Warrior Bugs who go to the gym more often and focus on powerlifting. They can eat explosions and aren’t really susceptible to Suppression Fire.

What are Tiger Bugs’ weaknesses?

These Bugs did no cardio because they concentrated on powerlifting, which is why they’re so slow. Due to their speed, you can get a good heavy hitter set up and take these Bugs out.

Best units against Tiger Bugs

  • Rocket Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • MK II Troopers
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • Snipers

Worst units against Tiger Bugs

  • Rifle Infantry
  • Radio Operators
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Tactical Officer
  • HMG Turret
  • Combat Engineers

What are Royal Guard Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

The main duty of Royal Guard Bugs is to keep Hive Queens from being captured. If necessary, they will kill the queen to keep her from being captured. Moreover, they regenerate health and are armored, making them difficult to kill.

What are Royal Guard Bugs’ weaknesses?

The Royal Guard Bugs will become enraged if they are hit too much, making them stronger but slower. When you pull away and wait it out, they will become exhausted and become easy targets from there.

Best units against Royal Guard Bugs

  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • MK II Troopers
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Snipers

Worst units against Royal Guard Bugs

  • Rocket Troopers
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Tactical Officer
  • HMG Turret
  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Rifle Infantry

What are Tanker Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Tanker Bugs are essentially tanks. They are the most armored Bugs, resistant to weaker troopers and grenades, and they spout a flammable liquid that must be charged before use. All units in the path are killed immediately, and the ground will be set ablaze for a short period of time. You will also die if you walk through the flames. The Bug will fall and spit out one last pool of fire if you kill it.

What are Tanker Bugs’ weaknesses?

Tanker Bugs shoot very slowly, and it is easy to predict where they will land. You should use units that hit hard and can escape quickly.

Best units against Tanker Bugs

  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers

Worst units against Tanker Bugs

  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • MK II Troopers
  • Snipers
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Tactical Officer
  • HMG Turret
  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Rifle Infantry

What are Scorpion Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

The Scorpion Bug looks like a scorpion, but instead of stinging, it shoots a beam of superheated plasma out of its tail. It takes time for scorpions to shoo, but once they’re out, you won’t be able to dodge them, and they’re quite versatile. Only Tanker Bugs are more armored than them. It’s hard to reach Scorpion Bugs because they like to hide behind other Bugs.

What are Scorpion Bugs’ weaknesses?

Scorpion Bugs’ only weakness is their slow rate of fire, and because they stick behind their friends, your best bet is to shoot them with a heavy rocket or explosive.

Best units against Scorpion Bugs

  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • Snipers

Worst units against Scorpion Bugs

  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Tactical Officer
  • HMG Turret
  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Rifle Infantry

What are Plasma Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Plasma Bugs are living artillery. They have brightly colored bodies and huge bodies. Be prepared to dodge quickly when going to them, as they can shoot plasma across a large radius.

What are Plasma Bugs’ weaknesses?

Their Plasma shots alert players, and the Plasma shot’s landing locations are displayed on the minimap. You can kill these fairly easily if you pay attention.

Best units against Plasma Bugs

  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • Snipers
  • MK II Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer
  • Rifle Infantry

Worst units against Plasma Bugs

  • HMG Turret
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret

What are Plasma Grenadiers in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Plasma Grenadiers are the tiny version of Plasma Bugs. They shoot out the same thing as Plasma Bugs but smaller, although they can shoot pretty far.

What are Plasma Grenadiers’ weaknesses?

They’re small and weak. Pretty much anything can kill them.

Best units against Plasma Grenadiers

  • Combat Engineers
  • Radio Operators
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • Snipers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer
  • Rifle Infantry

Worst units against Plasma Grenadiers

  • HMG Turret
  • Fleet Liaison
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret

What are Bombardier Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

Bombardier Bugs are small and fast, making them difficult to find before they are close to a unit. If you don’t kill them fast, you’ll lose your unit because these units are designed to explode on contact.

What are Bombardier Bugs’ weaknesses?

Bombardier Bugs blow up, so bombs are really good at making that happen quickly.

Best units against Bombardier Bugs

  • HMG Turret
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’
  • Tactical Officer

Worst units against Bombardier Bugs

  • Fleet Liaison
  • Radio Operators
  • Combat Engineers
  • Rifle Infantry
  • Snipers

What are Brain Bugs in Starship Troopers: Terran Command?

In Starship Troopers: Terran Command, Brain Bugs are the leaders or queens. Instead of fighting them, you capture them. You do not want to kill them because the information they provide is valuable.

What are Brain Bugs’ weaknesses?

The Royal Guard doesn’t mind killing them.

Best units against Brain Bugs

  • Powered Suit Troopers
  • E-Pulse Troopers
  • MK II Troopers
  • Rocket Troopers
  • Tactical Officer
  • Radio Operators
  • Combat Engineers
  • Rifle Infantry

Worst units against Brain Bugs

  • Fleet Liaison
  • Rocket Launcher Turret
  • Grenade Launcher Turret
  • HMG Turret
  • Snipers
  • M-11 Babar’ Marauder’

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