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Experimental Plasma Charger

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Experimental Plasma Charger
GearGraphic ChargeBlaster.png
Equipment Details
Type Pistol
Used by Driller
Slot Secondary
Availability Unlock
Bullets are so last year. Instead, why not incinerate your enemies from the inside out with a highly experimental anti-matter-powered gun firing supercharged plasma bolts? What's the worst that could happen? (If you find out, please report to R&D)

About[edit | edit source]

The Experimental Plasma Charger, shortened to EPC, is an unlockable secondary weapon used by the Driller. The EPC is capable of shooting supercharged bolts of plasma, which deals a high amount of damage to enemies.
The Experimental Plasma Charger can fire small, round bullets of plasma and a larger ball of charged up plasma which explodes on contact, dealing large amounts of area damage, at a higher ammo consumption. The shot can be charged up by holding the fire button. Like the Powered Minigun, firing the weapon for too long, or firing a charged shot, will cause it to overheat and become inoperable for a short duration.

This item can only be unlocked through an assignment. After the corresponding assignment is completed this weapon can be purchased for Credit.png 8200 Credits, Enor pearl 110 Enor Pearl, Jadiz 70 Jadiz and Magnite 25 Magnite in the Equipment Terminal.

Initial Stats
Damage 20
Charged Damage 60
Charged Area Damage 80
Charged Damage Radius 2
Max Battery 130
Rate of Fire
(per second)
8.0
Cooling Rate 0.5
Charged Shot Ammo Use 8
Charge Speed 0.8s

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.

Driller Upgrades
Mod Description Effect Price
Tier 1 Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Damage Normal Projectile
Increases damage caused by normal projectiles +6 Damage Credit.png 1000 Credits

Enor pearl 20 Enor Pearl

Icon Upgrade Ammo.png
Larger Battery
You had to give up some sandwich-storage, but your total ammo capacity is increased! +30 Battery Capacity Credit.png 1000 Credits

Bismor 20 Bismor

Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Charged Damage
Increases damage caused by a charged shot direct impact +20 Charged Damage Credit.png 1000 Credits

Bismor 20 Bismor

Tier 2
Level6
Icon Upgrade Area.png
Charged Radius
Bigger area radius for the charged projectile explosion +1.5 Charged Damage Radius Credit.png 1800 Credits

Jadiz 12 Jadiz
Croppa 18 Croppa

Icon Upgrade ProjectileSpeed.png
Charged Projectile Speed
Doubles the speed of the charged projectile +200% Projectile Velocity Credit.png 1800 Credits

Enor pearl 12 Enor Pearl
Bismor 18 Bismor

Icon Upgrade Area Damage.png
Reactive Shockwave
More bang for the buck! Increases the damage done within the Area of Effect! +20 Charged Area Damage Credit.png 1800 Credits

Croppa 12 Croppa
Bismor 18 Bismor

Tier 3
Level10
Icon Upgrade Fuel.png
Charge Cost
A charged shot uses less energy -3 Charged Shot Ammo Use Credit.png 2200 Credits

Enor pearl 20 Enor Pearl
Magnite 30 Magnite

Icon Upgrade ChargeUp.png
Charge Speed
Prepare a charged shot in half the time +0.8 Charge Speed Credit.png 2200 Credits

Jadiz 20 Jadiz
Croppa 30 Croppa

Tier 4
Level14
Icon Upgrade TemperatureCoolDown.png
Cooling Rate
Cools down faster +0.25 Cooling Rate Credit.png 3800 Credits

Enor pearl 15 Enor Pearl
Croppa 25 Croppa
Umanite 36 Umanite

Icon Upgrade TemperatureCoolDown.png
Heat Buildup
Reduces how fast the weapon overheats when holding a charged shot -0.3 Heat when Charged Credit.png 3800 Credits

Umanite 15 Umanite
Jadiz 25 Jadiz
Enor pearl 36 Enor Pearl

Tier 5
Level18
Icon Upgrade Special.png
Flying Nightmare
Charged Projectile deals damage to nearby enemies while it flies + Flying Nightmare Credit.png 4400 Credits

Croppa 40 Croppa
Magnite 60 Magnite
Jadiz 110 Jadiz

Icon Upgrade Special.png
Unstable Containment Field
Any high-energy impact will destabilize the Charged Projectile causing a large area implosion. + Charged Explode on hit Credit.png 4400 Credits

Bismor 40 Bismor
Croppa 60 Croppa
Magnite 110 Magnite

Icon Upgrade Ricoshet.png
Bouncy Plasma
Regular shots now ricochet, please try not to hit yourself or your teammates while pulling off trick shots. + Projectile Bounces Credit.png 4400 Credits

Magnite 40 Magnite
Jadiz 60 Jadiz
Enor pearl 110 Enor Pearl

Trivia[edit | edit source]