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The swarm rule appears in Numenera on page 232, and in The Strange on page 260. But I can't find it in The Cypher System Rulebook.

Where can I find it? If is not present in the book, why is that?

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Page 296 mentions in an aside

GM Intrusion: A swarm of twelve ordinary rats—each level 1, but acting like a level 3 swarm—is summoned by the high- pitched squeaking of a giant rat.

But otherwise no, the text is not to be found (I searched my PDF for "swarm" and other relevant phrases, like "group of"). You'd have to ask @Montecookgames why, but given that aside, it seems like it got cut by oversight.

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It's in the Ninth World Bestiary, on page 13.

The GM can take any creature and have a group of six to ten of them attack en masse as a single creature that is two levels higher, inflicting double the original creature’s normal damage. So thirty level 3 abhumans might attack as five level 5 mobs.

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Although not using the term 'swarm', the rules for multiple enemies working together can be found on page 349 of the Numenera Core Book:

As a general rule, for every four creatures working together, treat them as one creature with a level equal to the highest of them plus 1, with a minimum of a +2 damage bonus. So a level 4 bandit who has three level 3 allies could team up and attack one foe as a level 5 NPC.

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