Aeternus

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For an overview of Gatling laser models throughout the Fallout series, see Gatling laser.
Gatling Laser
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TypeHeavy
Damage
Damage14
Damage TypeEnergy
Attacks
Ammo TypeFusion core
Ammo Cap.500
Attack Rate272
Range
203
Accuracy48
Special Effects
Endless
Requires no reloading
Weapon Modification
SlotsReceiver
Barrel
Sights
Muzzle
Weapon Versions
Other
Weight19.3
Value332
Technical
Editor IDGatlingLaser
Base ID000e27bc
 
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The Aeternus is a unique weapon in the Fallout 4 add-on Nuka-World.

Background[edit | edit source]

A rotary laser cannon boasting four independent AER9 barrel assemblies, the Gatling laser is intended for suppression and elimination of the heaviest and most durable targets. Due to the excessive power consumption, this model of the Gatling is powered by a fusion core, granting 500 units of energy - more than enough to annihilate any foe.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

Unlike its smaller cousins, the laser rifle and laser pistol, the Gatling laser requires a great deal more power at a higher rate of consumption to maintain its rate of fire. As such, the heavy weapon is fueled by the same fusion cores that drive infantry power armor. The Aeternus is unique in that it has the Endless trait by default, requiring no reloads.

Modifications[edit | edit source]

Receiver[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Fire rate Range Accuracy Weight Value Cost Perks required
Standard +2.5% +2.5% Adhesive 3
Circuitry 4
Crystal 3
Nuclear material 4
Screw 5
Steel 8
None
Photon exciter

(improved criticals I)

+100% critical damage multiplier +10% +10% +5% Screw 5
Nuclear material 4
Crystal 4
Circuitry 5
Adhesive 3
Steel 8
Science! 3
Beta wave tuner

(armor piercing I)

Penetrates armor +10% +10% +10% Screw 5
Nuclear material 4
Crystal 4
Circuitry 4
Adhesive 4
Steel 8
Boosted capacitor

(improved damage I)

+25% +10% +15% Silver 3
Screw 5
Nuclear material 6
Crystal 6
Circuitry 7
Adhesive 4
Steel 9
Photon agitator

(improved criticals II)

+200% critical damage multiplier +15% +20% +20% Silver 4
Screw 5
Nuclear material 6
Crystal 6
Circuitry 7
Adhesive 5
Steel 9
Science! 3
Gamma wave emitter

(armor piercing II)

Penetrates armor +20% +20% +25% Silver 4
Screw 5
Nuclear material 6
Crystal 6
Circuitry 7
Adhesive 6
Steel 9
Science! 3
Maximized capacitor

(improved damage II)

+50% +20% +30% Screw 5
Nuclear material 7
Gold 2
Crystal 7
Circuitry 8
Adhesive 6
Aluminum 9
Science! 4
Boosted photon agitator

(improved damage/better criticals II)

+25% damage

+200% critical damage multiplier

+15% +30% +35% Screw 5
Nuclear material 7
Gold 4
Crystal 7
Circuitry 8
Adhesive 7
Aluminum 9
Science! 4
Boosted gamma wave emitter

(improved damage/armor piercing II)

+25%

Penetrates armor

+20% +30% +40% Screw 5
Nuclear material 7
Gold 4
Crystal 7
Circuitry 8
Adhesive 7
Aluminum 9
Science! 4
Overcharged capacitor

(improved damage III)

+75% +30% +45% Screw 5
Nuclear material 8
Gold 5
Crystal 8
Circuitry 10
Adhesive 8
Aluminum 12
Science! 4
Gun Nut 2

Barrel[edit | edit source]

Name Damage Fire rate Range Weight Value Cost Perks required
Standard +25% AP cost 16 x Base +2.5% +2.5% Adhesive 7
Circuitry 6
Crystal 2
Fiber optics 10
Gear 14
Glass 7
Oil 6
Plastic 16
Screw 13
Silver 10
Spring 10
Charging +300% +50% AP cost

-75% attack rate

+3% iron sight transition

18 x Base +60% +50% Gear 16
Oil 8
Screw 16
Gold 10
Circuitry 10
Spring 13
Crystal 7
Fiber optics 21
Fiberglass 16
Glass 10
Spring 13
Science! 4
Gun Nut 2

Sights[edit | edit source]

Name Effect Optics Accuracy Weight Value Cost Perks required
Standard Adhesive 2
Plastic 4
Reflex sight -15% AP cost

-10% iron sights transition

x1.5 zoom +15% +10% +25% Screw 4
Nuclear material 6
Silver 5
Fiber optics 3
Fiberglass 5
Glass 4
Adhesive 7

Muzzle[edit | edit source]

Name Range Accuracy Weight Value Cost Perks required
None
Beam focuser +2 x Base +20% accuracy

-15% recoil

+20% +20% Adhesive 4
Glass 4
Plastic 6
Screw 5
Silver 5

Locations[edit | edit source]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

In Latin, "aeternus" translates to "forever".