Tribes: Ascend/Flak Cannon

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Flak Cannon

Loadout/Class Medium Armor
Slot Short Range
Type Bullet / Spread
Manual Reload Time 1.80 seconds
Auto Reload Time 2.84 seconds
Projectile Speed 180 m/s
Projectile Live Time 1.5 seconds
Projectile Hitbox 0.5 meters
Splash Radius 2.56 meters
Magazine Size 4
Ammo 32
Gold 160
XP 12,000
Mastery Cost (XP) Locked

"The Flak cannon fires a matrix of super heated bouncing balls of plasma that explode on enemy contact. +25% damage to vehicles."

The Flak Cannon is an unlockable short range weapon for the Medium Armor. The Flak Cannon is similar to a shotgun and fires 9 pellets.

Damage Table

Below are the damage values for the Flak Cannon.

Base Damage
Base Damage 65
Beowulf 729 (81 x 9)
Deployables 585 (65 x 9)
Generator 1,170 (130 x 9)
Grav Cycle 729 (81 x 9)
Player 585 (65 x 9)
Sensor 1,170 (130 x 9)
Shrike 729 (81 x 9)
Turret 1,170 (130 x 9)
Splash Damage 288 (32 x 9) - 585 (65 x 9)


The Flak Cannon has a 50% speed inheritance on fired projectiles. The base speed for the projectile is 180 m/s, with a maximum speed of 160 m/s, regardless of the inherited speed, and a terminal velocity of 180 m/s.

Kick Strength

The Flak Cannon has an impulse strength of 25,000 uu applied to players hit by its projectile.

Special Accolades

There are no special accolades for this weapon.


The Flak Cannon is really the old TC24.