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Maggie is a playable Hunter character in Evolve. She is aggressive in pursuing the Monster by tracking it with the fifth hunter; her pet Trapjaw, Daisy. She is also one of the most simple of hunters - having only three active abilities instead of four (since Daisy takes up her fourth). This page references dropship conversations which you can view here. Additionally you can view her in-game quotes here.

Biography

Maggie was born on the colony world of Factor, and was there when the colony was overrun by Monsters. Maggie describes the world of Factor as a rough and violent colony. During the event in which the colony was overrun with Monsters, she and Daisy, along with a group of dwindling survivors, worked their way to a Nordita evacuation ship. The remaining survivors in her group were slain, but over the course of two years Maggie got the ship into working condition and was able to evacuate to safety. After hearing about her story, Cabot invited her to join the Hunters in their fight against the Monsters.

When Maggie was younger, Maggie ran with a small gang of teenagers who called themselves the Trapjaws. The makeup she and Daisy wear are at least partially in remembrance of her childhood friends, as revealed in the dropship conversation, Daisy is a Good Judge of Character. Daisy herself was purchased by Maggie at an early age from Winter Station, and they bonded with each other quickly.

Personality

Maggie is a hardened survivor and intelligent Hunter. Maggie is often quiet and straight to the point when she does speak, preferring to focus on the present rather than her past or her future, which is shrouded mostly in mystery. Maggie has been described as 'a cynic' by Caira in Jobs and Right and Votes and 'not a very optimistic person,' by Sunny in the A Cynic. In the same dropship conversation Maggie admits that she was not much different as she is now when she was younger.

However, there have been instances in which Maggie has shown optimism for her future such as the conversation she has with Slim (Normal People). In the conversation she brings up the idea of founding a colony, inviting Slim to join her, despite him being a Basilisk Soldier, which Slim points out. Maggie argues that there are no laws in the Frontier and that they could get a corporate sponsor to provide security, demonstrating that she has been thinking about this for quite some time.

Maggie's motivations mostly arise from her companionship with her pet Trapjaw, Daisy, and demonstrates multiple cases of their bond both during fights with the Monster and behind the scenes. For example, in the dropship conversation, A Happy Alien Dogbeast, Maggie expresses her concern about Daisy being sick to Caira, who offers to help, much to Maggie's appreciation. In a separate conversation, Daisy and Surviving, after Maggie informs Slim that she doesn't care about him being a Basilisk Soldier, Slim retorts that Maggie doesn't seem to care about anything except 'Daisy and surviving.' and Maggie is inclined to agree. During battles, if Daisy falls, Maggie shows immediate concern and will often order the medic on the team to save her, and will show significant despair if Daisy dies.

Maggie also is very determined to kill Monsters, due to what happened to her own planet, Factor. It is alike the relationship Torvald has with the Monsters. In battle, she is generally fierce and determined, but knowledgeable about the Monsters actions due to her prior experience with them, often pointing out recurring behaviours and patterns the Monsters display. In her conversation with Kala about how far Maggie would go to kill these Monsters, Maggie admits she used to know before she met Kala, alluding to that she would be very persistent, but not so persistent as to result in what Kala became.

Weapons and Equipment

Machine Pistol

Maggie loadout large machine pistol

Maggie's Machine Pistol

Maggie's BLOCH STR-Q1A-R Machine Pistol is her default weapon. It has a wide spread when fired, so it's best with short bursts. Although it can still deal heavy damage against wildlife and Monsters alike.

  • 615 rounds per minute
  • 1.75 second reload
  • 16.7 damage per shot (as of Update 2.02)
  • 30 bullets per magazine

Harpoon Traps

Maggie loadout large harpoon traps

Maggie's Harpoon Mine Launcher

The Harrison Defense Solutions Harpoon Mine Launcher shoots stationary harpoons that scan the area and trigger on detecting a Monster, stopping it dead in its tracks. Like the other Trapper class Griffin, Maggie uses harpoons to damage the Monster and slow their escape. Unlike Griffin, this weapon lays a proximity harpoon trap that snares the monster in it's field of deployment, freeing you up to do damage while it's slowed down.

  • Arm in 5 seconds
  • 20 meter trigger distance
  • 25 meter break distance
  • Can be deployed 8 meters away
  • 25 hit points

Pet Trapjaw

Daisy is Maggie's pet Trapjaw. She operates like a bloodhound, tracking the enemy monster's scent more than 200 miles away. Daisy can also revive downed hunters with the power of her lick.

Daisy has three priorities; revive downed teammates, stay near Maggie and head for the monster. If Maggie is too far away, Daisy will give up hunting to re-unite first with her master, and only then start tracking again.

Class Ability: Planet Scanner

Will point in the general direction of the Monster on each Hunter's compass. The Trapper will see all wildlife outlined including the Monster.

  • Stats currently untested
  • increases trappers speed

Downed: Custom Classic Pistol

  • Used only when downed
  • 350 rounds per minute
  • 1.7 second reload
  • 6 shots per magazine
  • 15 damage per shot

Progression

Lvl Reward Lvl Reward Lvl Reward Lvl Reward
1 Start 11 50 Keys 21 50 Keys 31 50 Keys
2 Badge 12 Badge 22 Mutated Celerity - Superior 32 Badge
3 Bionic Legs - Minor 13 Lithium Battery - Major 23 50 Keys 33 50 Keys
4 50 Keys 14 125 Keys 24 50 Keys 34 125 Keys
5 125 Keys 15 Badge 25 125 Keys 35 Skin
6 Infravision - Minor 16 125 Keys 26 50 Keys 36 125 Keys
7 Badge 17 Poisonous Rounds - Major 27 Badge 37 125 Keys
8 125 Keys 18 Badge 28 Bohrium Battery - Superior 38 Badge
9 Gunslinger - Minor 19 50 Keys 29 50 Keys 39 125 Keys
10 125 Keys 20 125 Keys 30 125 Keys 40 Hunter Skin

Rewards for perks that are already at level 3 are replaced with a 200 keys reward.

Tactics

  • Since Daisy prioritises being near Maggie first, you should always be near Daisy. This way the trapjaw will then do its job of hunting the monster.
  • Note that Daisy's stance implies distance to the monster. If she is sniffing the ground, it means it is VERY close by and sneaking.
  • Cabot works very well with Maggie. Daisy will lead you to where the monster is. As soon as she starts sniffing (meaning the monster is close), fire off your dust to locate it.
  • Once the monster is in the Dome, get to high ground and drop as many Harpoon traps as possible atop it. When the monster comes to chase you, the traps will trigger giving you a second to back off as it breaks the cables, as well as dealing some extra damage.
  • Look for chokepoints and drop harpoon traps along them - getting a decent distance between each. A monster can cut all its cables in one strike, so forcing it to break one cable only to be snared by another cable later will certainly buy you seconds to catch it.
  • Maggie's machine pistol has TERRIBLE accuracy in full-auto fire. Try to shoot in quick bursts to maintain accuracy, which in turn will maximise damage, and reduce the amount of reload time.

Maggie vs Wasteland Maggie

  • (1) Gun: Maggie has an automatic machine pistol, which hits harder per bullet. Wasteland has a manual burst fire, with pitiful damage per bullet, but applying a burn effect. Maggie's gun has a better DPS, but the burn effect on Wasteland lingers after the bullets stop, making it useful when light of sight is to lost to delay armor regeneration.
  • (2) Trap: Maggie can deploy 3 traps at once. Wasteland can only deploy 1, but it has a longer range and burns the target until the lease is broken. The differences in traps make Maggie better at disrupting the monster, but Wasteland better at damaging the monster.
  • (3) Daisy: Maggie's has more health, but Wasteland Daisy has a flamethrower, which will spray at nearby enemies. The original Daisy is more useful as an automatic revive for your team, while the fire clap Daisy can add more damage to the team.

Relationships with other Hunters

  • Daisy: The two of them are inseparable.
  • Hyde: He has actually admitted to being slightly scared of her. Amusingly, she merely laughed. It's implied, however, that it's not so much fear as him being unsure what to make of her.
  • Slim: She gets along well with him. She believes he has enough business knowledge to help start a colony with her. The two of them find common ground due to having traumatic events in their pasts that they want to move beyond.
  • Caira: She used to think that Caira was a stuck-up rich girl, due to the way she talks, but then just realised that she was just super nerdy.
  • Hank: Praises Maggie after learning that during the evacuation of Factor, she was able to somehow figure out how to pilot a Nordita evacuation ship all by herself, since she and Daisy were the only survivors from her group.
  • Lazarus: After Maggie tells him that Daisy thinks she and the rest of the hunters are her pack and will fight and die with them, Lazarus states that Daisy is honorable, and that he hopes the hunters will "Prove worthy of her [Daisy's] devotion".
  • Sunny:?
  • Torvald:?
  • Kala: She asked Maggie what she thought of her, and Maggie stated that she didn't care.

Screenshots

Videos

Evolve - Inside Look -- New Hunters & New Gameplay-0

Evolve - Inside Look -- New Hunters & New Gameplay-0

Trivia

  • Maggie sometimes refers to Daisy as Ruva. It is a word from her grandmother's language, though amusingly has similarities to the pet name Rover given to dogs.
  • Maggie bought Daisy on Winter Station, as wildlife is one of Shear's biggest exports.
  • Daisy was the runt of her litter.
  • Maggie's wears a necklace made by herself and girls of her tribe as children.
  • Maggie was alone on Factor for five years with Daisy as her only companion.

References

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