The Swamp Giant is the amorphous king of the bayou, and, contrary to red-neck stereotyping, this also casts him as the lord of Technology. If you need Tech then the Swamp Giant is normally the go-to chap, but with that said his wealthy animals aren’t to be sniffed at.

Power 1 - Create Swamp

  • Creates a Swamp spanning 13 Tiles, assuming the ground has been fertilised by a nearby Ocean.
  • Cooldown: Instant

Power 2 - Herbs

  • Creates Plants that produce Tech
  • Cooldown: 30 Seconds
  • Level 1: Free
  • Level 2: 1 Forest and 1 (Any) Ambassador
  • Level 3: 1 Forest, 1 Swamp and 2 (Any) Ambassadors

Power 3 - Exotic Animals

  • Creates Animals that Produce Wealth
  • Cooldown: 30 Seconds
  • Level 1: Free
  • Level 2: 1 Desert and 1 (Any) Ambassadors
  • Level 3: 1 Desert, 1 Swamp and 2 (Any) Ambassadors

Power 4 - Toxic Aspect

  • Upgrades Plants with a Toxic Aspect
  • Adds Tech to Plants
  • Cooldown: Instant
  • Level 1: 1 Swamp Ambassador
  • Level 2: 2 Swamp Ambassadors
  • Level 3: 3 Swamp and 1 (Any) Ambassador

Power 5 - Predator Aspect

  • Upgrades an Animal with a Predator Aspect
  • Adds Wealth and Danger to Animals
  • Cooldown: Instant
  • Level 1: 1 Desert Ambassador
  • Level 2: 2 Desert Ambassadors
  • Level 3: 2 Desert and 2 (Any) Ambassadors

Power 6 - Reaction Aspect

  • Upgrades a Mineral with a Reaction Aspect
  • Adds Tech to Minerals
  • Cooldown: Instant
  • Level 1: 1 Forest Ambassador
  • Level 2: 2 Forest Ambassadors
  • Level 3: 2 Forest and 2 (Any) Ambassadors

Power 7 - Muck Bomb

  • Attacks with a projectile bomb that deals damage over time.
  • Cooldown: 20 Seconds
  • Level 1: Free
  • Level 2: 1 Swamp and 1 (Any) Ambassadors
  • Level 3: 2 Swamp and 2 (Any) Ambassadors

Choosing Ambassadors

3 Swamp, 2 Forest and 2 Desert would be the requirements for everything Swamp, so as always your intended upgrade path should be what encourages your ambassador pick-ups. With this said we do recommend grabbing a Swamp Ambassador sharpish; the majority of the Swamp Giant’s abilities require at least one swamp dwelling electorate being present, particularly his upgraded base abilities.

Diversity is your friend, though, as grabbing either a Desert or Forest Ambassador as number two will unlock the second tier of either the Swamp Ambassador’s Plants or Animals. The Ambassador you choose is a double whammy, though, unlocking an aspect alongside the ability, so choose the appropriate ambassadors for the abilities you’ll need.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Abbey Games
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    God Simulation
  • Guide Release
    30 June 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Andrew Mills

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Reus is a god game by Abbey Games in which you take control of nature through the hands of mighty giants. You possess all imaginable powers over nature! There is only one thing on the planet that you do not control: mankind, with all their virtues and and all their vices. You can shape their world, but not their will. It’s your responsibility to maintain a balance in which man is not overpowered by nature, and nature does not fall to man’s greed.

Inside the guide:

  • Descriptions of the game's premise and core gameplay concepts.
  • Information and tips on how to tackle every level 1, 2 and 3 development - clear the game's 64 development challenges.
  • Detailed explanations of gameplay elements.
  • Information on every resource in the game. Every Plant, Animal and Mineral detailed.
  • Information on the Giants and their powers, and how best to evolve them.

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