Progress Level 6: Fusion Age

WeaponDamageCriticalDamage TypeRange IncrementRate of FireMagazineSizeWeightPurchase DCRestriction
Corona microwave beam5d620Fire15 ft.SingleLarge15 lb.19Res (+2)
LK8 armor-piercing pikeVaries13PiercingVaries1Varies1
M-21 Comet autolaser8d620Fire75 ft.S, AHuge40 lb.22Mil (+3)
M-70 EMP rocket launcher10d6220ElectricitySingle6 int.Huge35 lb.27Mil (+3)
M-75 Cricket rocket launcher10d62SonicSingle6 int.Huge35 lb.25Mil (+3)
NKP Puma pop-up turret8d620Fire75 ft.SingleLarge20 lb.23Mil (+3)
T-95 Cavalcade chaingun7d620Ballistic60 ft.S, ALinkedHuge80 lb.21Res (+2)
Typhoon 240 laser cannon10d620Fire100 ft.SingleHuge80 lb.25Mil (+3)
1 See the weapon’s description for details.
2 See the weapon’s description for collateral effects to crew and passengers.
3 This mastercraft weapon grants a +1 bonus on attack rolls.

Corona Microwave Beam (PL 6)

The Corona microwave beam is the cheapest PL 6 mecha energy weapon. It deals 5d6 points of fire damage on a successful hit.

Equipment Slots: 1.
Activation: Attack action.
Range Increment: 15 feet.
Target: Single target within 150 feet.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 19.
Restriction: Restricted (+2).

LK8 Armor-Piercing Pike (PL 6)

This massive carbon-alloy polearm deals piercing damage based on the size of the mecha wielding it: Large 2d10, Huge 4d10, Gargantuan 6d10, and Colossal 8d10. It deals triple damage on a successful critical hit. The mecha applies one and one-half times its Strength bonus on damage rolls when wielding the weapon with both hands. The pike has an extra 5 feet of reach.

The armor-piercing pike’s size category is one greater than the mecha’s size category, up to a maximum size of Colossal.

Equipment Slots: 1, must be hand (or arm if Large).
Activation: Attack action.
Range: Touch.
Target: Single target within reach.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 10 + one-quarter the mecha’s base purchase DC.
Restriction: None.

M-21 Comet Autolaser (PL 6)

Consisting of a rotating ring of laser cannons, the M-21 Comet autolaser deals 8d6 points of fire damage with a successful attack.

Equipment Slots: 2, including hand (or arm if Large), arm, or shoulders.
Activation: Attack action.
Range Increment: 75 feet.
Target: Single target within 750 feet, or autofire.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 22.
Restriction: Military (+3).

M-70 Emp Rocket Launcher (PL 6)

The M-70 EMP rocket launcher is similar to the M-53 Firestar rocket launcher. An EMP shell releases an electromagnetic pulse that deals 10d6 points of electricity damage to everything within its burst radius. A successful Reflex save (DC 17) reduces the damage by half.

If a mecha takes any damage from an EMP rocket, all crew and passengers aboard the damaged mecha must succeed at a Fortitude save (DC 15) or be dazed for 1 round.

Purchase DC: 27 for rocket launcher and 6 rockets, 15 per additional 6-rocket pack.

M-75 Cricket Rocket Launcher (PL 6)

The M-75 Cricket rocket launder is similar to the M-53 Firestar rocket launder. A Cricket shell releases a sonic pulse that deals 10d6 points of sonic damage to everything within its burst radius. A successful Reflex save (DC 17) reduces the damage by half.

If a mecha takes any damage from a Cricket rocket, all crew and passengers aboard the damaged mecha must succeed at a Fortitude save (DC 15) or be deafened for 1d6 rounds.

Purchase DC: 25 for rocket launcher and 6 rockets, 13 per additional 6-rocket pack.

NKP Puma Pop-Up Turret (PL 6)

The NKP Puma pop-up turret is a miniature plasma cannon concealed under a breakaway hatch in a mecha’s hull. A triumph of miniaturization, it packs significant wallop in a small, versatile (it can be installed in any equipment slot) package. It deals 8d6 points of fire damage.

Equipment Slots: 1.
Activation: Attack action.
Range Increment: 75 feet.
Target: Single target within 750 feet.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 23.
Restriction: Military (+2).

T-95 Cavalcade Chaingun (PL 6)

More compact and powerful than the M-9 Barrage chaingun, the M- 95 Cavalcade has multiple barrels that fire large-caliber ammunition, dealing 7d6 points of ballistic damage on a successful hit. The base unit has enough room for four 50-round ammo belts. Each additional equipment slot devoted to ammo storage has room for six more ammo belts. Each additional ammo belt has a purchase DC of 10.

Equipment Slots: 1, must be hand (or arm if Large), arm, or shoulders.
Activation: Attack action.
Range Increment: 60 feet.
Target: Single target within 600 feet, or autofire.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 21 for weapon, 10 for ammo belt.
Restriction: Restricted (+2).

Typhoon 240 Laser Cannon (PL 6)

A reliable laser cannon, the Typhoon 240 deals 10d6 points of fire damage with a successful attack.

Equipment Slots: 2, including hand (or arm if Large), arm, shoulders, or visor.
Activation: Attack action.
Range Increment: 100 feet.
Target: Single target within 1,000 feet.
Duration: Instantaneous.
Saving Throw: None.
Purchase DC: 25.
Restriction: Military (+3).

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