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Plasma sniper rifle (Fallout 76)

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Plasma sniper rifle
Fo4 Plasma Sniper Rifle.png
TypeRifle
Damage
DamageLevel 15: 13+13
25: 15+15
35: 17+17
45: 20+20
Damage TypeEnergy/ballistic
Attacks
Ammo TypePlasma cartridge
Attack Rate3.33 rps
Range
227
Accuracy+75
Weapon Modification
SlotsCapacitor
Barrel
Grip
Sight
Default Mods
Barrel
Sniper
Other
Weight3
Value112
Technical
Editor IDPlasmaGun
 
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Plasma sniper rifle is a weapon in Fallout 76.

Background

Main article: Plasma rifle

This plasma rifle is a lightweight urban warfare weapon created as part of a desire to replace the aging Winchester P94 "Plasma Caster" design.[1] This design was produced and fielded in number prior to the Great War of October 23, 2077. This however was not the end of the design nor manufacture[2] of this weapon platform. Prior to the nuclear Armageddon REPCONN Aerospace – as a subsidiary of RobCo Industries – would successfully develop an improvement from their spaceflight research. With significantly advanced factions tinkering with the design post Armageddon.[3]

This rifle uses a microfusion cell as its power source and draws plasma from a separate cartridge. When depressing the trigger a plasma toroid is produced that can remain stable under normal atmospheric conditions. This toroid is then ejected down a superconducting barrel against a given target.[4][5]

Characteristics

One of the more powerful conversions of the urban plasma gun, the sniper rifle is essentially a powerful battle rifle exchanging rate of fire and capacity for sheer stopping power. Naturally, it requires accurate fire to truly appreciate.

Crafting

ComponentsRequirementsProducts
1 Plasma


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Mods

Locations

  • Obtained by mounting a sniper barrel on a plasma gun.
  1. The cover of the Future Weapons Today periodical as seen in Fallout: New Vegas has a section prominently promoted entitled "Urban Plasma Rifles."
  2. Energy weapon forge
  3. In Fallout 3 and Fallout 4 both the Institute and the Brotherhood of Steel are origins of such designs acquirable by the player character. See the variations list on the overview article.
  4. Fort Independence terminals; Research Terminal, Research Log - Plasma Rifle
  5. Research Note - Plasma rifle