Devastator Cannon

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The devastator cannon is another step up the alien technology tree, packing even more firepower than the Disruptor Gun, while possessing greater range and accuracy. Used in one hand in aimed mode it is very deadly at long range, capable of killing unshielded foes in 2 or 3 hits, and shielded foes in 5 or 6. Devastator Cannons lose accuracy when dual wielded, but a soldier with two, on either full auto or snap shot firing modes, can lay down a storm of suppressive fire and destroy terrain. In the hands of the aliens, it is capable of cutting down unshielded soldiers in 2 or 3 hits, and will often critically wound a soldier in one hit. Devastator Cannons coupled with cloaking devices will allow you to fire at long range on enemies without them seeing you. Aliens with this gun are much more deadly than Disruptor Gunners, so should be prioritised until Entropy or Dimension missiles start appearing.

When disruptor weapons are destroyed by explosion or fire they usually discharge a couple of shots in random directions.


Official Entry: "This is an immensely devastating version of the standard Disruptor Gun. Again it is based on the same inter-dimensional technology that seems to power the Dimension Gates. It is possible that these weapons are actually drawing power from some remote source connected by an inter-dimensional field. This amazing technology seems to be incongruous with the Aliens' organic weaponry and may originate from some other Alien intelligence."

See Also


Apocalypse Insignia X-COM: Apocalypse: Equipment
Armor:Megapol ArmorMarsec ArmorX-COM Disruptor Armor
Weapons:Megapol LawpistolMarsec M4000 Machine GunMegapol Laser Sniper GunMegapol Auto CannonMegapol Plasma GunMarsec Heavy LauncherMarsec MinilauncherMegapol Stun GrapplePower Sword
Megapol AP GrenadeMegapol Stun GrenadeMegapol Smoke GrenadeMarsec Proximity MineMarsec High ExplosiveDiablo Incendiary Grenade
ToxigunAlien Gas
Equipment:Mind ShieldMind BenderMedi-KitMotion ScannerPsicloneElerium
Alien Artifacts:Disruptor GunDevastator CannonBoomeroidBrainsucker LauncherEntropy LauncherDimension Missile LauncherVortex MinePersonal Disruptor ShieldPersonal TeleporterPersonal Cloaking Field