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"Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon

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"Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon
GearGraphic AutoCannon.png
Equipment Details
Type Heavy Weapon
Used by Gunner
Slot Primary
Availability Unlock
A peculiar but devastating weapon. The slow rate of fire is made up for by heavy damage, delivered with glee by the belt-fed .50-caliber tungsten rounds. The Thunderhead is a somber weapon for the sophisticated executioner, delivering death as inexorably as the passage of time itself.
~ Item Description

About[edit | edit source]

The "Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon is an unlockable primary weapon for the Gunner. It is capable of unleashing devastating amounts of explosive damage against enemies. Unlike other heavy weapons, the Thunderhead starts with a low rate of fire, which increases the longer the trigger is held down. While the Thunderhead doesn't suffer overheating like the "Lead Storm" Powered Minigun, It's poor accuracy decreases its effectiveness at longer ranges.

This item can only be unlocked through an assignment. After the corresponding assignment is completed this weapon can be purchased for Credit.png 7200 Credits, Magnite 120 Magnite, and Croppa 80 Croppa

Initial Stats
Damage 14
Area Damage 8
Clip Size 110
Max Ammo 440
Rate of Fire
(per second)
1
Reload Time 5s
Damage Radius 1.2

Modifications[edit | edit source]

There's five tiers and each tier has two up to three upgrades, only one upgrade can be equipped per tier.

Gunner Upgrades
Mod Description Effect Price
Tier 1 Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Increased Caliber Rounds
The good folk in R&D have been busy. The overall damage of your weapon is increased. +3 Damage Credit.png 1200 Credits

Bismor 25 Bismor

Icon Upgrade Speed.png
Quickfire Ejector
Experience, training, and a couple of under-the-table design "adjustments" means your gun can be reloaded significantly faster. -1 Reload Time Credit.png 1200 Credits

Enor pearl 25 Enor Pearl

Icon Upgrade Ammo.png
Expanded Ammo Bags
You had to give up some sandwich-space, but your total ammo capacity is increased! +220 Max Ammo Credit.png 1200 Credits

Croppa 25 Croppa

Tier 2
Level 4
Icon Upgrade Aim.png
Tighter Barrel Alignment
Improved accuracy 25% Reduced Spread Credit.png 2000 Credits

Enor pearl 15 Enor Pearl
Croppa 24 Croppa

Icon Upgrade FireRate.png
Improved Gas System
We overclocked your gun. It fires faster. Don't ask, just enjoy. Also probably don't tell Management, please. +0.15 Rate Of Fire Credit.png 2000 Credits

Enor pearl 15 Enor Pearl
Jadiz 24 Jadiz

Icon Upgrade FireRate.png
Lighter Barrel Assembly
Reach the max rate of fire faster +100% Rate of Fire Increase Speed Credit.png 2000 Credits

Bismor 15 Bismor
Enor pearl 24 Enor Pearl

Tier 3
Level 8
Icon Upgrade FireRate.png
Supercharged Feed Mechanism
We overclocked your gun. It fires faster. Don't ask, just enjoy. Also probably don't tell Management, please. +0.35 Rate of Fire Credit.png 2800 Credits

Jadiz 35 Jadiz
Croppa 50 Croppa

Icon Upgrade Area Damage.png
Loaded Rounds
Increased splash damage +2 Area Damage Credit.png 2000 Credits

Magnite 35 Magnite
Umanite 50 Umanite

Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
High Velocity Rounds
The good folk in R&D have been busy. The overall damage of your weapon is increased. +4 Damage Credit.png 2800 Credits

Enor pearl 35 Enor Pearl
Magnite 50 Magnite

Tier 4
Level 12
Icon Upgrade ArmorBreaking.png
Penetrating Rounds
We're proud of this one. Armor shredding. Tear through that high-impact plating of those bug buggers like butter. What could be finer? +400% Armor Break Bonus Credit.png 4800 Credits

Magnite 48 Magnite
Enor pearl 50 Enor Pearl
Jadiz 72 Jadiz

Icon Upgrade Area.png
Shrapnel Rounds
Greater splash damage radius +0.5 Damage Radius Credit.png 4800 Credits

Umanite 48 Umanite
Magnite 50 Magnite
Jadiz 72 Jadiz

Tier 5
Level 16
Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Feedback Loop
Increased damage when at max rate of fire +20% Damage when at maximum fire rate Credit.png 5600 Credits

Magnite 64 Magnite
Bismor 70 Bismor
Croppa 140 Croppa

Icon Upgrade ScareEnemies.png
Suppressive Fire
Chance to scare enemies next to a bullet impact +1 AoE Fear Credit.png 5600 Credits

Magnite 64 Magnite
Bismor 70 Bismor
Umanite 140 Umanite

Icon Upgrade Resistance.png
Resistance At Full Rate Of Fire
Gain damage reduction when at max rate of fire +20% Damage resistance when at maximum fire rate Credit.png 5600 Credits

Croppa 64 Croppa
Enor pearl 70 Enor Pearl
Jadiz 140 Jadiz

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Mission Control warns the player about the unyieldiness of the Thunderhead upon them recieving its license.