WEAPEXP.DAT The weapon experience file which records the computer’s assessment of the effects of various weapons.
The size of this file does not change during the game.
This file records the damage statistic of various weapons against all types of armor. Also, it contains the type of unit for which the statistics is kept.
It consists of two identical parts 34320/2 = 17160.
The first half-the direction of agents against alien, the second alien is against agents.
The structure of each part has the form 26 * protection type + 390 * shells + unit type type of protection-26 types. type of shells-44 species. type of aliens/agent-15 types.
protection: 1-15 X-Com agent protection. 15-20 alien type 1 protection. 21-26 alien type 2 protection (Has extra armor).
With a slip, the value decreases, when it hits, it grows.
(9 * weapon_value + 4 * (60 * damage / fire_delay)) / 10.
weapon_value - value from file for this weapon and armor (default is usually 50). Damage - the difference in the value of health before the shot and after. fire_delay - value for current weapon.
xcom shoots Micronoid_aggregate with M4000 Machine Gun
1 shoots slip:
Marsec M4000 Machine Gun->Megapol Leg Armor->Micronoid_aggregate->50
(9 * 50 + 4 * (60 * 0 / 12)) / 10=45
Marsec M4000 Machine Gun->Megapol Leg Armor->Micronoid_aggregate->45
health damage 10
(9 * 45 + 4 * (60 * 10 / 12)) / 10=60
Marsec M4000 Machine Gun->Megapol Leg Armor->Micronoid_aggregate->60