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Guns and Cannons: The Different Weapons of STO
Latest update by Glaceon
on Dec 26th 2012
Besides weapon types, there are different classes of guns and cannons you can get. I'll name them.
Stun Beam Pistol - Rapid fire pistol with stun as a secondary, which stuns an enemy.
Wide Beam Pistol - Rapid fire pistol with a wide beam blast as a secondary, which has less range but damages enemies in a cone shaped beam.
Compression Bolt Pistol - Bolt pistol with a compression bolt as a secondary, which fires a supercharged bolt at an enemy.
Dual Pistol - Bolt pistols you hold two of for double the firepower. Secondary is a bolt spray.
Assault Rifle - Fires three bolts and secondary is a rapid fire bolt spray.
Sniper Rifle - Fires a long range bolt and secondary is a super long range powerful bolt.
Pulsewave Rifle - Shotgun blast that goes through multiple enemies. Secondary is a bigger shotgun arcwave blast. Has limited range.
Split Beam - Fires a standard beam. Secondary fires up to three beams at three targets.
High Density Beam - Fires a standard beam. Secondary fires a powerful beam that goes through targets.
Blast Assault - Fires a powerful bolt. Secondary fires an area-of-effect blast bolt that exlodes on contact.
Minigun - Fires small bolts at a high rate of fire. Secondary fires a minigun bolt spray.
Beam Array - 270 degree fire arc. Fires a single beam. Can be put Forward or Aft.
Dual Beam - 90 degree fire arc. Fires a dual beam. Only works on forward.
Cannon - 180 degree fire arc. Fires a single bolt multiple times. Can be put Forward or Aft.
Turret - 360 degree fire arc. Fires a weaker single bolt multiple times. Can be put Forward or Aft.
Dual Cannon - 90 degree fire arc. Fires dual bolts multiple times. Only works on forward.
Dual Heavy Cannon - 45 degree fire arc. Fires powerful dual bolts multiple times. Only works on forward.
Torpedo - 90 degree fire arc. Different types of torpedo can be found in the Weapon Types page. Works Forward or Aft.
Mines - Deployed from Aft. Will home in on targets that get near.