The Swarm are invading the Mechaverse . They come from the Exoverse , along with the Exomorphs . They even are starting to have a presence on Earth, and it is the Initiative's job to train Mechatars to fight off the Swarm. The Swarm has also started corrupting Mechatars, such as Hugort, a Kodar who became corrupted during the Ice Oath holiday. They are to be seen as hostile enemies and need to be cured by beating them.