GTW Shield Breaker

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GTW-99 Shield Breaker


Weapon Comparison Table, FS1


Weapon Comparison Table, FS2

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The GTW-99 Shield Breaker

Tech Room Data

Developed as an anti-Shivan weapon, the Shield Breaker inflicts massive damage to enemy defensive systems. This weapon causes no structural damage, but coupling it with an anti-hull cannon is very effective against larger Shivan bombers such as the Seraphim.

Developer Notes

The anti-subsystem weapon

Veteran Comments

Developer note seems to be remnant from a previous weapon as the S-breaker has no subsystem factor.

The Sheild Breaker is 'almost' identical to the Freespace 2 GTW Circe, close enough that most any comments that apply to one apply to the other. The bolts travel at the same 450 mps of the GTW Prometheus. The Sheild Breaker is commonly known as the S-Breaker.

The S-Breaker could be considered a poor man's Banshee. On one hand, it doesn't harm hulls at all, and is pretty much useless once the shields are gone. On the other... it has an excellent rate of fire, doesn't consume that much energy, and can be installed on pretty much any fighter. What's more, is that it damages shields even more than the Banshee does. Coupled with a hull damaging weapon such as the Avenger or Prometheus, this weapon can be devastating.



Range 1600 m
Rate of Fire 3.33 / s
Velocity 400 mps
Damage 40
Against Hullplating None
Against Shields Excellent
Against Subsystems None