UV Lasers

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Description: Higher energy laser weapon. Very fast and accurate, but has a low damage output.
Research Category: Energy Weapons
Research Cost: 22,000 (Red Lasers) or 19,000 (Green Lasers) Research Points
Required Technology: Red Lasers (link from Red Lasers is random) OR Green Lasers
Races Allowed: Hiver, Human, Liir, Morrigi, Tarka, Zuul
Effect: Allows UV lasers to be mounted on turrets.
Higher damage and longer range than previous lasers.
They have a significantly reduced chance (-130%) of ricocheting off of ship armor.
Notes:
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New Technologies Available
Technology Research
Cost
Chance of Availability
Hiver Human Liir Morrigi Tarka Zuul
Heavy Combat Lasers 35,000 100 100 100 100 100 100
X-ray Lasers 42,000 60 60 90 80 50 30
Weapon Statistics
Weapon
Type
Cost
(per mount)
Mount
Size
HP Bonus
(per bank)
Recharge Time
(in seconds)
Population
Damage
Infrastructure
Damage
Terraforming
Damage
Laser 300 Small 20 3 8,000 0.001 0
Range Band Range Targeting
Inaccuracy
Damage Duration
Ship to Ship Ship to Planet
Point Blank 350 0.5° 30 n/a
Effective 500 30 n/a
Maximum 850 1225 1.5° 25 n/a
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