Megapol Laser Sniper Gun

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Megapol's Laser Sniper Gun is a development of (or, as some commanders would be tempted to say, a regression from) the laser technology from the First Alien War. The optical sight can distinguish an ultraviolet laser designator out to seventy-five meters, but it lacks any telescopic capability. Rather than allow Energen to participate in the weapon market, Megapol decided to provide energy pods to power the gun. Although the mass-produced pods are cheap, they are far less efficient – thirty discharges of power comparable to a Lawpistol's – than a high-quality pre-charged system such as was used in X-COM's first laser weapons.

The Laser Sniper Gun is very, very accurate and a very common weapon within Mega-Primus; however, it is disappointingly weak and slow. Despite being the most accurate and longest range (non-missile) gun in the game, the Laser Sniper joins the Marsec M4000 Machine Gun collecting dust on a back shelf once Disruptors appear.

Stats

Laser Sniper Gun

Laser Sniper Gun

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  • Size: 2 × 5
  • Weight: 6
  • ROF: 0.86 r/s
  • Accuracy: 95%
  • Manufacturer: Megapol
  • Base Price: $900
  • Minimum Weekly Stock: 5
  • Maximum Weekly Stock: 15
  • Battlescape Score: 3
  • Two-handed weapon

"A laser gun with a laser sight designed for accurate long range shooting. This weapon is a good complement for the Marsec M4000 Machine Gun and should be used by Agents with good accuracy ratings."

Ammunition

Laser Pod

Laser Pod

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  • Size: 1 × 1
  • Weight: 1
  • Power: 26
  • Damage Type: Laser Beam
  • Ammo: 30
  • Range: 75m
  • Manufacturer: Megapol
  • Base Price: $40
  • Minimum Weekly Stock: 30
  • Maximum Weekly Stock: 55
  • Battlescape Score: 0

"Ammunition for the Laser Sniper Gun."


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