Electro-Magnetic Pulsar

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The contents of this page were introduced in the original Sword of the Stars.

Description: (Random) A ball of electrical plasma that detonates and affects a large area with an EM pulse capable of shorting out enemy ship systems temporarily.
Research Category: Torpedo Weapons
Research Cost: 50,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Disruptors
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows Electro-Magnetic Pulsars to be installed in Torpedo Mounts.
Allows ship designs to include Torpedo Section.
Resets recharge time for weapons. (Post-AMOC, this was changed to only affect Turreted Weapons.)
Disables ship engines in a 200 meter radius. Destroyers are shut down for 3 seconds, Cruisers are shut down for 1.5 seconds and Dreadnoughts are shut down for .75 seconds.
Notes: This is the only weapon in the Disruptor family that has an Area of Effect
Version: This information valid for Version 1.7.1 ANY-icon.png
New Technologies Available
Technology Research
Cost
Chance of Availability
Hiver Human Liir Morrigi Tarka Zuul
Pulsar Torpedo 30,000 40 50 90 85 70 90
Emitter 25,000 60 70 90 75 50 40
Inertial Cannon 45,000 30 45 75 85 35 10


Weapon Statistics
Weapon
Type
Cost
(per mount)
Mount
Size
HP Bonus
(per bank)
Recharge Time
(in seconds)
Population
Damage
Infrastructure
Damage
Terraforming
Damage
Torpedo 2,000 Special 100 18 n/a 0.2 n/a
Range Band Range Targeting
Inaccuracy
Damage Duration
Ship to Ship Ship to Planet
Point Blank 400 0.2° 50 n/a
Effective 800 0.2° 50 n/a
Maximum 1,200 2,000 0.2° 50 n/a
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