Glance Cannon

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Glance Cannon   Xeno Glance Cannon

Advanced targeting technology allows to angle a Ricochet shot off an initial target towards another target.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Glance Cannon I
DPS 239 Energy 326 Energy 413 Energy 629 Energy
Mass 1,689 t 2,300 t 2,920 t 4,444 t
Range 0-3,750 m
Speed 2,500 m/s
Spread 5 deg
Ricochet 2
Ricochet Per Target 5
Ricochet Detection Range 3,750 m
Max Ricochet Angle 115 deg
Ricochet Projectile Range 4,500 m
Ricochet Damage Modifier 100%
Firing Cycle C: 0.0 / F: 0.0 / R: 3.0 / N: 1
Restricted to AltairiansUmbraPharmakonSpectre
Hull XP 17,600 XP 20,217 XP 24,890 XP 28,591 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Farming Tier Altairian Marquis Cargo Altairian Marquis Cargo Altairian Marquis Cargo N/A
Pieces 8 8 8 N/A
Arms Lab Required XI XII XII N/A
REUSABLE ITEM ReusableItem.png
Arms Lab Required N/A N/A N/A XII
CRAFT Crafting.png
Fragments Fragment.png 150
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 6h 15m 9h 15m 13h 30m 1d 0h
Helium-3 Helium3.png 9,256,400 13,421,780 17,587,160 21,752,540
Antimatter Antimatter.png 4,945,200 7,170,540 9,395,880 11,621,220

General[edit | edit source]

The Glance Cannon deals Energy Damage, and is designed to utilize the Ricochet Mechanic, allowing its shots to bounce between targets like how Chain does.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

The Glance Cannon fires a spread of shots that chain between targets, similar to chaining weapons. However, while chaining weapons lose a portion of their DPS with each chain, the Ricochet retains the base DPS of the weapon itself, causing all ships affected to take full damage if they are affected by the Ricochet, making the Glance Cannon extremely deadly against grouped targets.

The weapon has extremely long range for an Energy weapon, which can be further boosted using Fleet Commanders and specials to be on par with Kinetic weapons.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

The Glance Cannon shots can be dodged, although not by multiple ships grouped close together.

Utilize Energy Resistance technology and defenses in order to reduce the damage done by this weapon.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The weapon is the first weapon to utilize the Ricochet mechanic.
  • This weapon has the longest range of any Energy weapon (except for hangar weapons such as the Cyclotron Beam), at 3,750 m.

Gallery[edit | edit source]