VX-153

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Description

Wings of Dawn Tech Room Description

Designed in NC0139 to be the successor to the VX-02. The VX-153 deals more damage and packs enough punch to knock a enemy fighter off course. Unfortunatly the VX-153 has yet to gain the popularity that the VX-02 enjoys. The reasons for that being that the VX-153 is more prone to breaking down after extensive use, requires more maintenance and the weapon puts more strain on the fighter's generator. Regardless the VX-153 is a potent weapon that will surely see upgrades and improvements in the nearby future.

Performance

Statistics

Range 600 m
Rate of Fire 2 shots per second
Velocity 625 ms-1
Base Damage 100
Armor Damage 0.75x 75
Shield Damage 1.0x 100
Subsystem Damage 0.35x 35


Notes

  • Weapon alternates firing points (Cycle)

Veteran Comments

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Even after acquiring this weapon, I continued to use the VX-02a simply because you can kill stuff faster with it. The kinetic effect of this weapon allows the AIs to turn around and start shooting at you. Hardly a weapon I would want to use.


This weapon is more powerful than the VX-02a. The knockback effect however, is a double edged sword. It is good because it will knock off Nordera strike craft that otherwise have an easy time circling around you as well as prevent it from blowing up right in your face. It also rips through Zy fighters fairly effectively and a lot more effective against Fura'ngle fighters than the VX-02a. It however show its bad side against the Cordi, since it makes their fighters even harder to hit after being pushed away, as well as Hertak fighters since it will easily turn around and shoot you. Also note that it eats more energy than the VX-02a.