|| Light Machine Gun
|| 8 - 10
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The Heavy Plasma is a weapon in XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
|| The Heavy Plasma rifle uses an expanded power supply and cooling mechanism to allow for a much higher rate of fire than anything we've fielded previously.
– Engineering description, XCOM: Enemy Unknown
The Heavy Plasma becomes available for production in Engineering after completing the Heavy Plasma research. Additionally, after the research, the soldiers can use Heavy Plasmas acquired by capturing live Muton Elites.
- Effective Range: Medium
- Base Damage: 8-10
- Critical Chance: 0%
- Critical Damage: 14-16
||▪ Capable of suppressing enemies, if the Heavy has appropriate training|
▪ Like all LMG variants, expends ammo quickly
|– Tactical Info, XCOM: Enemy Unknown
- Muton Elites possess the same weapons, however, unlike humans they wield their Heavy Plasma cannons like Assault Rifles, and fire three concentrated shots rather than a large barrage.
- Despite the item description, it does not fire more projectiles per attack then the other LMG variants visually.