Prime Vulcan

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Prime Vulcan   Xeno Prime Vulcan

The prototype for a new class of hybrid weapon developed by the Rebels. The Vulcan combines traits from Drivers and Cannons to offer Rebels more offensive strategies to apply in combat.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Prime Vulcan I
DPS 267 Kinetic 334 Kinetic 400 Kinetic 667 Kinetic
Mass 1,863 t 2,306 t 2,735 t 4,004 t
Range 3,000-5,000 m
Projectile Range 5,000 m
Speed 2,500 m/s
Piercing 2
Firing Cycle C: 0.0 / F: 0.0 / R: 1.0 / 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 Lieutenant Cargo Altairian Lieutenant Cargo Altairian Lieutenant 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 9,763,250 13,961,448 18,159,645 22,357,843
Antimatter Antimatter.png 2,789,500 3,988,985 5,188,470 6,387,955

General[edit | edit source]

The Prime Vulcan is the first in a line of kinetic damage type weapons, designed to combine the benefits of Drivers and Cannons.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

The Prime Vulcan fires a projectile that is capable of piercing through multiple targets, enabling it to deal heavy kinetic damage if the targets are lined up.

It has extremely long range, outclassing most Energy and Explosive Weapons, as well as a high projectile speed, making it difficult to dodge the projectile

When combined with the Renascence Battlecruiser, which removes its minimum range arc, the weapon becomes extremely deadly in close quarters as well.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

The Prime Vulcan can still be easily avoided by highly agile ships. Also, its range is still lower compared to most other Kinetic weapons like the Lancer Driver, Eclipse Driver, or Atomic Driver.

The weapon has a minimum range which can be easily exploited by ships with high forward speed and maneuverability, especially Pharmakon Hulls, as the Prime Vulcan only does not have a minimum range when equipped to the Renascence and not any other hull.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Weapon is the first Vulcan weapon.

Gallery[edit | edit source]