Mass Drivers

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Description: A heavier ballistic system using advanced power systems to magnetically hurl larger rounds that have the kinetic power to knock Destroyers off course while damaging them heavily.
Research Category: Ballistic Weapons
Research Cost: 10,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Gauss Cannons
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows mass drivers to be mounted on turrets
Medium rate of fire, heavy damage, medium range, low accuracy.
They have a noticeably reduced chance (-100%) of ricocheting off of ship armor.
Notes:
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
Bursters 60,000 90 70 50 40 85 80
Heavy Drivers 45,000 100 100 100 100 100 100
Armor Piercing Rounds 30,000 90 80 50 40 85 90
Stormers 35,000 90 80 50 40 85 90
Weapon Statistics
Weapon
Type
Cost
(per mount)
Mount
Size
HP Bonus
(per bank)
Recharge Time
(in seconds)
Population
Damage
Infrastructure
Damage
Terraforming
Damage
Ballistic 550 Medium 60 5 80,000 0.05 0
Range Band Range Targeting
Inaccuracy
Damage Duration
Ship to Ship Ship to Planet
Point Blank 280 170 n/a
Effective 475 170 n/a
Maximum 780 1,200 170 n/a
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