Wasteland Wiki
Advertisement
Icon disambig.svg
For the Ion beamer in Wasteland, see Ion beamer.

Ion beamer (Wasteland 2) is a tier 6 energy weapon in Wasteland 2.

Description[]

The Ion Blaster's big brother, it projects twice as many beams, twice as fast. Melts twice as many faces.

Characteristics[]

Energy weapons cannot jam or inflict Critical Hits, but deal bonus damage to targets with Conductive Armor.

Armor Damage Multipliers
Conductive 2.4x
Non-Conductive 0.6x

The weapon alerts enemies (generates noise) in a 20 unit radius.

The favourite energy weapon of the late-game's Children of the Citadel pulse gunners, the Ion Beamer is, in fact, quite subpar despite being listed as tier-6. It has a burst mode, sure, but doing only 40-50 damage per shot to targets with at least 7 armor along with high AP cost makes this weapon unemployable in real combat. Let it remain in your enemy's hands - and thank goodness they aren't carrying as many death rays instead.

Locations[]

Advertisement