Acrid is required before researching this weapon. Upon research the blueprint can be replicated for 50,000 from the clan Dojo.
The base research requirements below are the lowest denomination for Ghost tier. For bigger tiers, multiply the requirements by 3, 10, 30, and 100 for Shadow, Storm, Mountain and Moon tier respectively.
An embolism refers to the lodging of an embolus, such as a blood clot or gas bubble. It can cause a circulatory blockage which affects a different part of the body away from the actual site of the blockage.
The visual effect of the Embolist resembles the special attack of the Nauseous Crawler, indicating that this weapon may be a part of said Infested or derived from it. However, apart from the similar attack appearance there are no shared properties.
The 'tail' on this weapon moves.
Has the highest mastery level requirement in-game at mastery level 8. Before U10 the highest Mastery level needed to make a weapon was 7.
When reloading, the Embolist appears to use the animations (and sound) associated with the Grakata or Ignis.
An Infested mass can be seen in the Bio Labs in the clan Dojo that resembles an Embolist, along with another weapon that resembles the Scoliac in the same containment bubble. This might be the Infested lump used to create the weapon.