The Mantic Effects dudes always respect the low end but they also realize there are a lot of other pedal companies that are not as considerate to thickness. Mantic came through to offer a hand to the effects that don't pay respect to the bass side of life.
You can also use the The Thug drive as a thickener to your lightweight basses or guitars. The Thug comes to the rescue of all thin instruments and adds the weight you have been so desperately missing. Don't believe me? Check this video out for yourself.