TCN4 Rockwind SMG

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TCN4 Rockwind SMG
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General information
Type: Projectile (Bullet)
Slot: Primary
Class: Technician
Damage
Damage: 105-73
Damage vs. Base structure: 0
Damage vs. Gravcycle: 0
Damage vs. Beowulf: 0
Ammunition
Magazine size: 24
Carried ammo: 240
Reload type: Magazine
Speed
Attack interval: 0.15 (6.6 Rounds Per Second)
Reload time: 1.2
Price
Gold cost: 160
XP cost: 9,000
This TCN4 modification was first used by technician Titus Rockwind, who desired a weapon that had the stopping power to drop a bioderm and not blow himself up in the process.— In-game description

The TCN4 Rockwind SMG is an unlockable primary weapon for the Technician class. It fires a fully automatic stream of straight-firing projectiles with moderate damage falloff at range. It is similar to the original TCN4 SMG, but deals a higher amount of damage per bullet, has a slower rate of fire, and can hold fewer bullets in each magazine.

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[edit] Stats

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[edit] Strategy

  • Most do not favor the Rockwind over its predecessor. The original TCN4 SMG may do less damage per shot, but its much higher rate of fire and larger clip means that the total damage per clip for each is approximately equal - and the Rockwind takes 3.6 seconds to unload that clip versus the original's 3.04 seconds. The Rockwind, with 13-17% less damage per second, can be seen as an inferior weapon.
  • If used it should be used in short bursts rather than continues fire. This will increase accuracy up to the point where it will be able to compete against a continually fired TCN4. The Rockwind's only advantage may lie in flag-chasing where the high velocity may result in a lot of misses and every hit may count. This however mostly applies to the lower ranked battles, as higher ranks will presumably be better shots.

[edit] Upgrades

Upgrade 1: +40 ammo
Upgrade 2: +4 Magazine size (24 total)
Upgrade 3: +40 ammo
Upgrade 4: -15% reload time

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