Pulse rifle

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This is a lore summary, presenting intradiegetic or in-universe information about the subject. For game characteristics and similar data, consult the table on the right.
Game-specific articles
Fallout 2YK42B pulse rifle
FO TacticsYK42B pulse rifle
Pulse rifle prototype
Van BurenPulse rifle
 
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The pulse rifle is an energy weapon in Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics.

Variants[edit | edit source]

YK42B pulse rifle[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles:

The YK42B is an electrical pulse weapon that was developed by the Yuma Flats Energy Consortium. It is considered a far superior weapon to the YK32 Pulse Pistol, having a greater charge capacity and range.[1]

Pulse rifle prototype[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article:

This is the prototype for a modified electromagnetic pulse weapon. It was developed by the Reavers, who offered it to the Eastern Brotherhood of Steel in exchange for rescuing the main Reaver camp in Newton from the Calculator's robotic forces.[2]

Unnamed pulse rifle[edit | edit source]

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References

  1. PRO ITEM.MSG: "{39700}{}{YK42B Pulse Rifle}"
    "{39701}{}{The YK42B is an electrical pulse weapon that was developed by the Yuma Flats Energy Consortium. It is considered a far superior weapon to the YK32 pistol, having a greater charge capacity and range. Min ST: 3.}"
    Items.txt: "name_pulseRifle = {YK42B Pulse Rifle}"
    "desc_pulseRifle = {The YK42B is an electromagnetic pulse weapon that was developed by the Yuma Flats Energy Consortium. It is considered a far superior weapon to the YK32 pistol, having a greater charge capacity and range.}"
  2. Items.txt: "name_pulseRifleA = {Pulse Rifle Prototype}"
    "desc_pulseRifleA = {This is the prototype for a modified electromagnetic pulse weapon. Min ST: 3.}"