Tribes: Ascend/Heavy Bolt Launcher

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Heavy Bolt Launcher
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Loadout/Class Heavy Armor
Slot Impact
Type Explosive
Statistics
Manual Reload Time 1.50 seconds
Auto Reload Time 2.09 seconds
Projectile Speed 76.4 m/s
Projectile Live Time 6 seconds
Projectile Hitbox 0.3 meters
Splash Radius 8 meters
Ammo 32
Upgrades
Cost
Gold 160
XP 12,000
Mastery Cost (XP) Locked


"The Heavy Bolt Launcher has a larger blast radius than the Heavy Spinfusor. However, the projectile is more rudimentary leaving it subject to gravity based drop off at distance."


The Heavy Bolt Launcher is an unlockable impact weapon for the Heavy Armor. The Heavy Bolt Launcher fires an explosive bolt that arcs through the air. The Light Armor has a lighter variant, the Bolt Launcher which deals less damage, but fires faster.

Damage Table

Below are the damage values for the Heavy Bolt Launcher.

Base Damage
Base Damage 760
Beowulf 950
Deployables 950
Generator 1,425
Grav Cycle 950
Player 950
Sensor 1,425
Shrike 950
Turret 1,425
Splash Damage 304 - 760

Inheritance

The Heavy Bolt Launcher has a 50% speed inheritance on fired projectiles. The base speed for the projectile is 76.4 m/s, with a maximum speed of 160 m/s, regardless of the inherited speed, and a terminal velocity of 70.4 m/s.

Kick Strength

The Heavy Bolt Launcher has an impulse strength of 85,000 uu applied to players hit by its bolt.

Special Accolades

The following accolades can be earned with the Heavy Bolt Launcher.

Explosive Spree Demolitions Expert Hurt Locker Air Mail
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