Light Emitter

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Description: (Random) A high energy discharge weapon commonly known as a lightning gun. It damages target ships by inducing an arc of plasma. Damage is low but the plasma arc can sometimes jump to another close by ship, damaging it as well.
Research Category: Energy Weapons
Research Cost: 15,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Red Lasers
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Causes extensive damage to organics and can jump from a hit target to another target in close proximity, with a maximum of 1 branch per shot. Each additional hit target takes the same damage per second that the original target takes.
Notes: Makes for good anti–missile defense if you do not have PD tech yet. Also very useful against Drones, including the Swarm. Weak against colony targets. Hardened Electronics halves the damage done.
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
Emitter 38,000 30 60 90 80 40 20
Weapon Statistics
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Population
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Infrastructure
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Terraforming
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Ships
Range
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Damage Duration
Beam 500 Small 10 10 5000 0.005 0 320 750 70/sec 0.75 sec
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