When the original Subnautica was launched, many individuals weren’t certain what to anticipate. Much of the promotional artwork implied it will be an informal, soothing underwater sport like Endless Ocean, although it quickly turned clear that one thing extra sinister was at play. After being stranded in an alien ocean, gamers wanted to dive into the unknown waters; initially, there can be little to fret about, however as gamers began to delve additional and deeper into the water, they have been met by some terrifying creatures.
The sequel to Subnautica was totally launched on May 14, 2021, and tried to make gamers fearful of planet 4546B as soon as extra. The builders had a harder job on their arms this time round, as many gamers knew what to anticipate after enjoying the predecessor. However, Subnautica: Below Zero manages to strike worry into even probably the most skilled gamers with its new set of terrifying creatures.
Crashfish solely simply make it onto this listing as they have been within the earlier sport and do not initially look too intimidating. However, gamers will quickly study to worry the one-eyed fish, as it’ll ambush them inside claustrophobic caves.
Crashfish reside in Sulfur Plants and can sprint in the direction of the participant in the event that they get too shut, letting out a shriek beforehand. The small fish might not seem like they do an excessive amount of injury, however gamers will perceive their true menace after they explode, inflicting vital injury.
7 Brute Shark
Brute Sharks predominantly characteristic on this listing due to how early they seem within the sport. The participant could have solely lately received their toes moist earlier than they arrive throughout the alien creatures, who will not be afraid to assault if gamers get too shut.
Brute Sharks will not chase the participant significantly far, making them pretty simple to take care of. However, if the participant is not cautious and will get too shut, the sharks will deal 30 injury with their hard-snapping jaws.
6 Snow Stalker
One of probably the most vital new options of Subnautica: Below Zero is the introduction of arctic biomes. The arctic might initially seem to supply a break from the hazards that lie beneath the water, although it’ll quickly grow to be clear that the biomes provide their very own set of dangers.
One such danger is the Snow Stalkers. The predators will not assume twice about dashing in the direction of the participant in the event that they get too shut and can inflict 35 injury in the event that they catch them with their deceivingly fast tempo. The finest approach to take care of Snow Stalkers is with flairs, which they may cower from.
The Cryptosuchus are the primary creatures that will possible give gamers a major scare, as they may typically seem shortly after gamers go away the beginning space, worrying the participant into pondering they’ve ventured too far. Moreover, the creatures set free an enormous, intimidating roar that can give many gamers flashbacks to the terrifying Reaper Leviathans from the earlier sport.
Although scanning a Cryptosuchus might seem to be a nonsensical concept, gamers will probably be rewarded in the event that they accomplish that. Once scanned, it will likely be revealed that the creatures are extra bark than chew and can instantly retreat if hit.
4 Ice Worm
The Ice Worm is probably the most harmful creature to seem above land. The Ice Worm lives below the ice however will burst out to assault if it senses the participant above. This makes the Ice Worm extraordinarily troublesome to take care of, as gamers could have little or no warning earlier than the bottom begins to rumble and the Leviathan shoots by the ice.
Thankfully, there’s a approach to take care of the Ice Worm. By setting up Thumpers, gamers can create loud vibrations that can distract the creature and allow them to move by with out bother.
As the title suggests, the Squidshark mainly takes two of the scariest real-life underwater creatures and mashes them collectively. The Squidshark will seem in a few of the ocean’s deepest areas and will not be afraid to assault the participant in a Seatruck or Prawn Suit.
The Squidshark has one of the horrifying assaults within the sport, as it’ll chew the participant with its large mouth that protrudes out of its head, giving the creature additional vary with its seize.
Chelicerates are primarily Subnautica: Below Zero‘s iteration of the notorious Reaper Leviathans from the unique Subnautica. The creature does not initially seem significantly scary, because it primarily appears like an outsized shrimp. However, it will be an enormous error to assume the creature is passive and attempt to scan it, as Chelicerates will latch onto the participant with their monumental jaws that trigger can pull gamers into their mouth and eat them in the event that they’re on low sufficient well being.
1 Shadow Leviathan
The Shadow Leviathans are primarily the ultimate boss of Subnautica: Below Zero. They appeared prominently in commercials for the sport, however they are not seen in-game till the participant reaches the 2 ultimate areas, the Crystal Caves and Fabricator Caverns. Each space has two of the Leviathans inside, making them extraordinarily arduous to keep away from because of how cramped the biomes are.
Shadow Leviathans will instantly dart in the direction of the participant on sight with devastating pace earlier than pulling them into their chest and dealing a whopping 75 injury to the participant in the event that they’re unprotected.