Utility Guide

Skipping Rope

Not a weapon, but useful if you are in a situation where you cannot fire.

Ideal For:Uhm, skipping a go maybe?
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Start with the rope behind your feet; swing it up and over your head. As it nears your feet, jump, wash, rinse, repeat.

Worm Select

Have a guess what this does. Yep, it amazingly allows you to select a worm on your team to control.

Ideal For:Select a worm that's in a dangerous location, or can take out the enemy with ease
Aiming Mode:Blimp View
Technique:Aim for the worm you want, hit fire

Teleport

More cryptic names for the utilities!

Ideal For:Relocating your worm to a better location
Aiming Mode:Blimp View
Technique:Select the location you want to be, hit fire

Parachute

Avoid being splattered all over the landscape; use the parachute to slowly drift down! It's quite tricky to use at first.

Ideal For:Reaching a location far away when you are already high up
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Remember the direction you turn is based on the camera angle. Use the mouse to view your target and the movement keys to steer yourself. You may need to face another direction to correct yourself at times
Note:You can use other weapons while you are floating!

Ninja Rope

Swing about like Tarzan on acid. This takes a lot of getting used to, and Worms2 ropers may find themselves disliking it from the offset.

Ideal For:Getting to a hard to reach locations
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Remember the direction you turn is based on the camera angle. Use the mouse to view your target and the movement keys to steer yourself. You may need to face another direction to correct yourself at times
Note:You can use other weapons while you are on the rope!

Girder

Fulfil your dreams of working in construction, or at least looking like one of the Village People.

Ideal For:Creating a pathway to another location, or creating a barrier between you and enemy
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Move the girder about with the aiming keys, change its size with return/enter, change its orientation with the movement keys, for PC use Q and E to lower and raise it respectively, or L and R buttons for console

Bridge Kit

This works in the same way as the girder, except that you can place a few of them in one turn!

Ideal For:Creating a pathway to another location, or creating a barrier between you and enemy
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Move the girder about with the aiming keys, change its size with return/enter, change its orientation with the movement keys, for PC use Q and E to lower and raise it respectively, or L and R buttons for console

Jet Pack

Worms can fly just like sheep!

Ideal For:Getting to hard to reach places, and attacking worms, then retreating
Aiming Mode:Third Person
Technique:Hold space to thrust, turn and move with the movement keys
Note:The numbers above your worm indicate the fuel remaining. When it reaches zero you will fall from the sky like a bird without wings, or a brick.

Binoculars

The good old tool of the peeping tom, spy on your neighbours and get cheap frills with this utility.

Ideal For:Zooming in to get a better look
Aiming Mode:First Person
Technique:Click, hold to zoom

Double Damage

As soon as you collect this tool it doubles the power of weapons, including their splash radius.

Ideal For:Packing more power per punch

Double Turn time

This tool doubles your turn times as soon as you pick it up.

Ideal For:Doubling your turn time, strangely enough

Freeze

This utility causes your worm to be encased in a block of ice, where no weapon can penetrate. If all the land below you is blown up, you will drop in and perish

Ideal For:Protecting yourself against all attacks, including nuclear tests

Low gravity

This utility causes the gravity of the world to drop, meaning you can jump higher and further. Weapons also travel further and bounce higher.

Ideal For:Getting to hard to reach places, and causing general comic antics

Crate Spy

The crate spy allows you to see what is in every crate on the landscape. Only you get to see it.

Ideal For:It's primary and only purpose
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