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When fully charged, the magnetized barrel of the Velocitus accelerates a metal slug to tremendous speeds, piercing hulls and obliterating armor.

The Velocitus is an Archwing Gauss-gun that deals heavy charged shot damage. It is the first Archwing weapon to have base Magnetic b Magnetic damage.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
30,000
GenericGunBarrel
1
GenericGunReceiver
1
GenericGunStock
1
ControlModule64
2
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64200 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price: Credits6415,000
Tenno Lab Research •ClanAffinity643,000
Credits64
5,000
ControlModule64
1
Salvage64
500
AlloyPlate64
50
PolymerBundle64
250
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: N/A
LeaderBadgeGhostHolo x1   LeaderBadgeShadowHolo x3   LeaderBadgeStormHolo x10   LeaderBadgeMountainHolo x30   LeaderBadgeMoonHolo x100
Drop Locations

BlueprintTenno Lab
GenericGunBarrelCephalon Suda Offering
GenericGunReceiverSteel Meridian Offering
GenericGunStockRed Veil Offering

BlueprintTenno Lab
GenericGunBarrelVenus, Montes (Exterminate)
GenericGunReceiverVenus, Montes (Exterminate)
Mars, Syrtis (Exterminate)
Earth, Erpo (Mobile Defense)
GenericGunStockVenus, Montes (Exterminate)

BlueprintTenno Lab
GenericGunBarrelVenus, Montes (Exterminate)
GenericGunReceiverVenus, Montes (Exterminate)
Mars, Syrtis (Exterminate)
Earth, Erpo (Mobile Defense)
GenericGunStockVenus, Montes (Exterminate)

Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics

Characteristics Edit

This weapon deals Magnetic b Magnetic damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Slow rate of fire when charged.
  • Projectile has travel time.
  • Shots that are not fully charged will always deal the same damage no matter how close to being fully charged.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • The Velocitus is the first Archwing weapon whose blueprint is acquired from Clan Research (Tenno Laboratory).
  • Can be fired instantly without charging, though it will deal less damage.
  • Despite operating like a long range rifle, the Velocitus has no scope or magnification. Combined with projectile travel time, this makes sniping difficult.

TipsEdit

  • As the Velocitus already deals Magnetic b Magnetic innately, it can accept other combination elemental damage types that use Electricity b Electric damage as a base. In particular, adding Radiation b Radiation damage makes the Velocitus highly effective against Corpus spacecraft like the Gox that use both Shields and Robotic armor.
  • When strafing fast moving targets, the Velocitus can be fired rapidly akin to a semi-automatic weapon like the Latron. While the resulting shots are less powerful than fully-charged shots, the larger number of shots fired are much better at hitting moving targets.
    • Giving the fire key (default LMB ) a secondary binding to the scrollwheel can allow for much faster rates of fire when shooting rapidly.

TriviaEdit

  • The Velocitus is the first weapon that deals Magnetic b Magnetic as its base damage type.
  • The Velocitus' name is derived from the word "Velocity". Velocity is the name for the vector: ds/dt, that is the change in position (ds) over the change in time (dt).
  • When charging the weapon, five hatches emitting flames on the right side of the weapon open up sequentially until the last one is open, denoting a full charge. These hatches close when the weapon is fired.

MediaEdit

  • The Velocitus railgun.

Patch HistoryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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