Meson Beam

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Description: (Random) A directed beam of sub-atomic particles that penetrates solid matter and shielding to detonate on command causing massive internal damage.
Research Category: Energy Weapons
Research Cost: 180,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Positron Beam AND Antimatter
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows meson beam weapons to be mounted on turrets.
May be mounted in a destroyer's Spinal Mount Section.
Notes: Meson Beams pierce all shield types except for Meson Shields.
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
Cutting Beam 240,000 30 40 60 55 20 20
Graviton Beam 165,000 30 50 70 100 30 70
Meson Projector 190,000 20 55 85 75 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
Range
vs
Ships
Range
vs
Planets
Damage Duration
Beam 10,000 Large 500 10 10,000,000 1 5 900 950 550/sec 2 sec


Weapon Statistics
Weapon
Type
Cost
(per mount)
Mount
Size
HP Bonus
(per bank)
Recharge
Time
(in seconds)
Population
Damage
Infrastructure
Damage
Terraforming
Damage
Range
vs
Ships
Range
vs
Planets
Damage Duration
Beam 12,000 Spinal
Mount
400 9 10,000,000 1 5 950 950 500/sec 2 sec
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