Particle Beam

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Description: Fires a beam of charged particles that delivers intense heat and EM damage.
Designed for large turrets or destroyers built around the Spinal Mount Section.
Research Category: Energy Weapons
Research Cost: 18,000 Research Points
Required Technology: Red Lasers
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows particle beam weapons to be mounted on turrets.
May be mounted in a destroyer's Spinal Mount Section.
Notes: While there is no direct link from this technology to the Spinal Mounts tech, Particle Beam must be researched before Spinal Mounts becomes available for research.
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
Neutron Beam 65,000 70 80 90 90 70 40
Phasers 95,000 50 60 80 95 40 20
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 5,000 Large 50 10 750,000 0.05 0.01 600 750 200/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 7,000 Spinal
Mount
50 9 750,000 0.05 0.01 650 750 180/sec 2 sec
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