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The Vindicator is one of the Level 45 upgrades of the Punisher. This makes it a member of the massive Lancer branch. Created by Zathsu.
The Vindicator has one of the longest lances of any of the Lancer branch. Has the same spinny thing as a Spike instead of a Smasher. There is a small gray circle sticking out of the back of the tank. There is nothing on top of it unlike the other upgrades.
Like the Punisher, does not have the charge ability of most of the Lancer branch, instead having a higher regular move speed.
Vindicator has the fastest increasing damage of the branch. It will reach max DPS in 3.3 seconds.
The Vindicator actually plays a valuable role in team modes. It does even more damage to the killer of a team mate, and when a team mate dies on screen, it becomes enraged. Symptoms of revenge include:
Faster movement speed.
Even faster damage acceleration.
Increase in size by 30%.
20% larger FoV.
Slightly blurry screen.
Rage still triggers in non-team modes, but requires your tank to be at near death. This will also happen in team modes, at near death. This makes Vindicators pretty hard to kill.
One of the more team based Lancers, other than maybe the Injector and its upgrades.
Vindicator actually derives from Latin, but unlike most of my conceptions, this is actually coincidence. It basically means to avenge and get revenge.
I actually took the name from the game Ratchet: Deadlocked. Its one of the later ranks you earn in the game.