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NEXUS is a third person MOBA shooter. Craft a wide variety of weapons, abilities and equipment to build your own custom character. Defend your NEXUS at all costs and ruthlessly destroy your enemies in fast paced 5v5 MOBA action built on Unreal Engine 5. Utilize abilities to craft a unique character and play style. Equip abilities in your loadout and swap between them to adapt to your opponents and your team’s needs. This is a tournament game which will have ZERO pay-to-win elements.

How To play

Nexus Gameplay

Credits

It is essential to use your 'credits' to upgrade your weapon, items and abilities so you can use them to strategic effect as the game progresses.

Work Together

You must work with your online teamates and automated 'minions' to attack and defend strategic points on the map, to turn the battle to your advantage.

Nexus Gameplay
Nexus Gameplay

Objective

The objective of Nexus is to destroy two of the enemy towners in the same lane, one Base Towner, on Inhibitor, two Sentry Towers, and finally their NEXUS to win the game.

Destroy Towers and Nexus

Destroy enemy towers with your team to gain battleground in order in order to reacht the enemy Nexus before they reach yours!

Nexus Gameplay
Nexus Gameplay

Follow and Shoot

Follow your team by using WASD and your mouse to look around and shoot enemies!

Spawn and Shop

Once spawned, always go to the shop to select a weapon and upgrade your abilities!

Nexus Gameplay

Weapon Breakdown

Below you’ll find a breakdown of all the current weapons in Nexus and their stats. Please be aware that the stats may have changed since this was created.

Name

Level

Impact

Range

Crit

Reload

RPM

Mag

Hand Cannon

1

24

25

1.55

1.8

150

8

Hand Cannon

2

28

31

1.7

1.7

150

10

Hand Cannon

3

34

37

1.75

1.6

150

12

SMG

1

8

16

1.35

1.3

700

30

SMG

2

9

20

1.4

1.3

800

35

SMG

3

10

24

1.45

1.3

900

40

Pulse Rifle

1

15

32

1.15

1.95

240

24

Pulse Rifle

2

17

38

1.2

1.8

257

27

Pulse Rifle

3

19

40

1.25

1.65

300

30

Shotgun

1

56

10

1

2.1

150

6

Shotgun

2

64

14

1

2

150

8

Shotgun

3

72

18

1

1.9

150

10

LMG

1

15

20

1.1

1.95

333

18

LMG

2

16

25

1.15

1.75

375

20

LMG

3

17

30

1.2

1.55

428

22

Laser

1

28

35

1.6

2.2

120

6

Laser

2

30

40

1.7

2

133

8

Laser

3

32

45

1.8

1.8

150

10

Sniper

1

40

45

2

2.1

75

3

Sniper

2

50

55

2.2

1.8

66

3

Sniper

3

60

65

2.4

1.7

66

3

Grenade Launcher

1

90

100

1

2

30

1

Grenade Launcher

2

110

100

1

1.8

33.3

1

Grenade Launcher

3

130

100

1

1.6

37.5

1

Medical Gun

1

5

20

1.2

1.4

600

20

Medical Gun

2

6

25

1.3

1.3

667

25

Medical Gun

3

7

30

1.4

1.2

750

30

Items Breakdown

Below are all of the current items in Nexus. Please be aware that the modifiers listed may have changed since this was created.

Support Items

Icon

Name

Description

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

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Sphere of Vitality

Heals nearby teammates.

1 hp per second

1.5 hp per second

2 hp per second

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/HealingAmpIcon.webp

Healing Amplifier

Increases healing effectiveness.

+10% healing

+25% healing

+50% healing

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/EnergyAmpIcon.webp

Energy Amplifier

Recharge nearby teammate energy.

+1 energy per second

+3 energy per second

+6 energy per second

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/IncHealBoostIcon.webp

Incoming Heal Boost

Increase all incoming healing.

+5% healing received

+10% healing received

+20% healing received

Damage Items

Icon

Name

Description

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

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Weapon Capacitor

Increases base damage of weapon.

+10%

+20%

+30%

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Quantum Trigger

Gives each shot a chance of a critical hit.

+20%

+30%

+40%

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Amplify Ability Damage

Increases ability damage.

+5%

+10%

+20%

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Accelerated Reload

Increases your reload speed.

+25%

+50%

+75%

Tank Items

Icon

Name

Description

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

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Cybernetic Enhancement

Increases player max health.

+50hp

+100hp

+150hp

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/BioRegenIcon.webp

Biogenerative Implant

Regenerates your health.

+1hp per second

+1.5hp per second

+2 hp per second

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/EnergyExpansionIcon.webp

Energy Expansion

Increase maximum energy.

+25

+50

+100

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/FastRechargeIcon.webp

Fast Recharge

Increase energy recharge

+.5 per second

+1 per second

+2 per second

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/NanobotInfusionIcon.webp

Nanobot Infusion

Regain health on killing opponent.

+20hp per kill

+40hp per kill

+80hp per kill

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/Enhanced-ArmorIcon.webp

Enhanced Armor

Reduce incoming weapon damage.

10%

20%

30%

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/QuantumArmorIcon.webp

Quantum Armor

Reduce incoming grenade and ability damage.

5%

10%

20%

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/itemsIcons/DeflectorHelmetIcon.webp

Deflector Helmet

Decrease incoming bonus headshot damage.

20%

35%

50%

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Shield Enhancements

Increases all shield effectiveness.

10%

20%

30%

Abilities Breakdown

Below are all of the current Nexus Abilities. Please be aware that the modifier amounts shown may have changed since this was created.

Support Abilities

Icon

Name

Description

Radius (meters)

Duration (seconds)

Cooldown (seconds)

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/HealingSphereIcon.webp

Healing Sphere

Heal all allies within radius for 100HP. Also heal yourself for 40% effectiveness.

50

N/A

30

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/RallyAlliesIcon.webp

Rally Allies

Increases all damage dealt by yourself and allies within radius by 40%.

60

8

30

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/RapidFireSupportIcon.webp

Rapid Fire Support

Increase all dmg by yourself and allies within radius by 40%. Stacks with other dmg increases.

50

8

24

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Haste Aura

Increases movement speed for you and allies by 30%. Stacks with other movement-altering abilities (not sprint).

30

8

24

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/IceGrenadeIcon.webp

Ice Grenade

Throw an ice grenade that reduces movement speed of enemies by 70%.

60

6

30

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/ToxicNadeIcon.webp

Toxic Grenade

Throw a toxic grenade that deals 20 dmg and creates caustic pool that gives 40 dmg and 50% reduced healing.

40

3

20

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/HealingNadeIcon.webp

Healing Grenade

Throw a grenade that heals you and your allies for 15hp plus additional 15hp over 2 seconds.

25

2

5

Damage Abilities

Icon

Name

Description

Radius (meters)

Duration (seconds)

Cooldown (seconds)

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/RocketStrikeIcon.webp

Rocket Strike

Unleash 7 rockets that randomly strike target area each dealing 40 dmg to enemies and you.

60

N/A

30

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/SuperchargeIcon.webp

Supercharge

Increase fire rate by 25% and reload by 100%. Effects stack with other fire/reload speed abilities.

40

6

20

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/GrenadeIcon.webp

Grenade

Throw grenade that deals 25 to 100 dmg to enemies and you within radius.

20

N/A

10

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/IncinRoundsIcon.webp

Incendiary Rounds

Every bullet you land applies 24 burning dmg over 3 secs. Stacks up to 3 times.

40

7

20

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/FlameburstIcon.webp

Flameburst Grenade

Throw a grenade that deals 40 dmg to enemies and you and creates a flame pool. Enemies inside pool take 16 dmg over 2 secs. Stacks 3 times.

50

5

40

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Turret

Deploy a turret that fires at enemies and alerts to enemies within 30 meters. Lasts until destroyed. Limit of 1 active turret.

60

N/A

60

Tank Abilities

Icon

Name

Description

Radius (meters)

Duration (seconds)

Cooldown (seconds)

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/HealAndShieldIcon.webp

Heal and Shield

Instantly heal yourself for 10hp and an additional 50hp over 5 seconds. For next 2 seconds, all dmg reduced by 50%. Stacks with other dmg reduction effects.

40

5/2

20

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/BlinkDashIcon.webp

Blink Dash

Instantly dash forward a short distance.

25

N/A

2

Ultimate Abilities

Icon

Name

Description

Radius (meters)

Duration (seconds)

Cooldown (seconds)

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/HealStationIcon.webp

Heal Station

Deploy a healing beacon at target that heals allied players for 20hp every second.

75

12

60

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/NukeIcon.webp

Nuke

Deploy a nuke at target reducing enemy speed by 25%. After 3 seconds, deal 125 dmg to enemies and you in radius and reduce healing by 50%.

75

N/A

90

/assets/games/nexus/wiki/abilitiesIcons/TeamShieldIcon.webp

Team Shield

Grant all allied players within radius a shield that reduces all incoming dmg by 60%. Stacks with other dmg reduction effects.

75

8

75

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