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Blacktail is a first-person action-adventure game in which players can use a bow and arrow as their only weapon. This may not sound like much, but when combined with the various new abilities that can be unlocked by crafting resources in the cauldron, Yaga can become a force to be reckoned with. By unlocking abilities, players will also unlock the corresponding hexes, each of which provide different bonuses. The following is everything you need to know about Hexes and how to unlock them in Blacktail.
What are hexes in Blacktail?
Hexes are bonus attributes that players can unlock by unlocking a certain number of abilities. Most abilities are categorized under a particular Hex which is indicated by the Hex logo at the top of each ability. There is a total of four hexes: Hare Hex, Goat Hex, Crow Hex and Serpent Hex. Each hex provides a different bonus, and players can select which hex they wish to activate by opening the cauldron in the cabin. Only one hex can be active at a time.
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All Hex bonuses in Blacktail
Hex bonuses are revealed only when you unlock a certain hex. Each hex requires a minimum of three abilities that belong to the corresponding hex to unlock. The following are all the Hex bonuses of each Hex in Blacktail:
- goat hex – You can carry six more wooden arrows. Every time you run, you temporarily focus.
- hex hare – You can carry three more arrows of each type. All healing is more effective.
- raven hex – You can carry six more Sticky Arrows. The area of effect of Toxic Veils and Sticky Arrows is increased. Enemies have a chance to drop honey when killed.
- snake hex – You can carry six more Crystal Arrows. Each magic arrow applies two crystal shards on impact. All damage taken is doubled. Enemies have a chance to drop crystals when killed.
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