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Heavy Plasma
XEU Heavy Plasma
Specifications
Type Light Machine Gun
Class Heavy
Cost §250
Ammo Reloadable
Base Damage 8 - 10
Critical Damage 14 - 16
Critical Chance 0%
Terrain Damage 125
Effective Range Medium

The Heavy Plasma is a weapon in XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

In-Game DescriptionEdit

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

AvailabilityEdit

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.

Production Cost:

XCOM: Enemy Unknown, all difficulties: XCOM: Enemy Within, Classic & Impossible difficulties:

SpecificationsEdit

  • Effective Range: Medium
  • Base Damage: 8-10
  • Critical Chance: 0%
  • Critical Damage: 14-16

Tactical InfoEdit

▪  Capable of suppressing enemies, if the Heavy has appropriate training
▪  Like all LMG variants, expends ammo quickly
– Tactical Info, XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Trivia Edit

  • 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.


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