Berserk (psycast)

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Induce an angry psychosis in the target's mind, causing them to attack anyone nearby.

Base Stats



Psylink Level
Psyfocus Cost
Neural Heat Gain
Casting Time
0.25 ticks (0 secs)
19.9 tiles
900 ticks (15 secs)
(Modified by Psychic Sensitivity)
Goodwill Impact

Berserk is a level 5 psycast that drives a single target violently insane.


There are two ways to acquire Berserk:

  1. A randomly selected level 5 psycast is granted to the psycaster when they gain psylink level 5. Berserk is one of the options that may be selected. Note that this occurs regardless of how the psylink level is gained.
  2. Berserk can also be acquired from a psytrainer naming it. See the psytrainer page for further details.



  • Berserk forces an enemy to attack nearby targets indiscriminately, including their allies.
    • Have enemies aggro on each other while your ranged fighters pick them off.
    • Cause friendly fire as enemies fire at the berserker.
    • Offers an alternative way to hunt dangerous animals like Thrumbos. Note that once animals have begun fighting each other, they will continue fighting until one of the two is downed or dies, even after Berserk has expired. Damage incurred from each other also will not cause them to go manhunter.
    • Extremely powerful against tanky enemies, who can kill non-affected enemies for an extended period of time.

Version history[edit]

  • Royalty DLC Release - Added.
  • 1.1.2571 - Cost reduced from 35 to 40, range reduced from 25 to 15, duration reduced from 30 to 15.