Gemini Driver

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The Gemini Driver is a double-barreled Kinetic weapon that trades range for extra damage. Firing two rounds increases the odds of hitting a target.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Gemini Driver I
DPS 22 Kinetic 30 Kinetic 38 Kinetic
Mass 256 t 410 t 656 t
Range 1,600-4,100 m
Projectile Range 4,710 m
Speed 1,800 m/s
Spread 1 deg
Firing Cycle C: 0.0 / F: 0.0 / R: 3.0 / N: 1
Hull XP 316 XP 417 XP 513 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Arms Lab Required VI VIII X
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 9m 30s 37m 00s 2h 24m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 127,481 697,238 2,769,495
Antimatter Antimatter.png 6,710 123,042 923,165

General[edit | edit source]

For additional firepower, equip your fleets with the new Gemini Driver, this new technology fires 2 rounds of projectiles, increasing your chances of dealing significantly more damage.
  — Sybil 

The Gemini Driver is a reliable Kinetic weapon specialised for medium-range combat.

It fires a pair of thick blue shells with a fixed spread and reloads rather quickly.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

Gemini Drivers have excellent mass efficiency compared to other Kinetic weapons, allowing them to be more effective at close range. When paired with Phased Projectiles, enemies are almost guaranteed to lose a large chunk of their health even if they win.

Gemini Drivers also have relatively fast projectiles, this combined with their double-barreled nature vastly improves their accuracy against agile opponents, especially when boosted by Iridium Magnets.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Despite firing two projectiles at once, enemies can often cut the Gemini Driver's damage output in half by dodging just one out of two projectiles. Gemini Drivers also have a low maximum DPS, allowing other short-ranged weapons such as Thermal Beams to outmuscle them.

Gemini Drivers also have a rather short range that cannot be increased through specials, even Energy weapons outrange them when equipped with Focused Optics V.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Gemini Driver and Tempest Driver are the only Kinetic weapons that fire multiple shells in a single shot.

Gallery[edit | edit source]