Wouldn't be too out there if the muzzle velocity was high enough to produce that. Gauss shots from a concealed mech can be surprisingly difficult to localize. wat. Welcome to my first impression video for Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries. All material on this site is copyright © 2012-2020 Piranha Games Inc. and/or their respective licensors. Gauss Rifle Started by Noosemane, Jul 13 2013 09:04 AM Page 1 of 2 ; 1; 2; Next; You cannot reply to this topic; Go to first unread post; 20 replies to this topic #1 Noosemane. I agree. Edited by 19cico96, 13 July 2013 - 09:34 AM. Light/Heavy Gauss Rifle. It can also be used in the rare case of running on high heat. So, infact, I stand corrected on the size of the round. The gauss rifle exploding is just another example of a bandaid solution, in an attempt to deal with the OP gauss rifle back when it was the best ballistic weapon in the game. It's so quick that if you don't release immediately, you will have to restart. #1. 19cico96, on 13 July 2013 - 09:30 AM, said: Edited by Enderman, 14 July 2013 - 03:00 AM. Presuming the slugs are steel, they're only a little below melon sized. On the left side, you will find a Button called "No mech selected" or with the name of the current loaded variant. It is reported that this weapon would be in development at the time of mwo. If you seeking special discount you will need to searching when special time come or holidays. MechWarrior and Battletech are registered trade-marks of Microsoft Corporation and are used under license. It was revived following the discovery of the Helm Memory Core. When your 'Mech takes critical damage, you will see a large warning on your screen like this one: Knowing when you deal a critical hit requires closer attention. Heavy Gauss Rifle takes up 11 slots (which is shown on the weapons list) and is one of two weapons with this bulk (the other being IS version of LB-20X). For example the Cougar! Considering you're usually aiming and not staring at the little bar, a louder chime or more obvious indicator would be nice. If you manage to destroy an enemies ammunition bin, you may see a secondary explosion come from within the section after you damaged it. That would make no sense as a penalty - it's essentially saying that a Gauss Rifle that is fired into the opponent's CT at less than 60 meters does reduced/little/no damage because it fires straight through the target, leaving a melon-sized** hole in either or both of the Engine or Gyro. The Clans never lost the technology, and continued to refine the Star League-era weapon. I'm also old, and I'm no good at remembering complex things like that either. And like many other bandaid solutions in MWO, it remained in the game for no good reason. joysticks are generally something in MWO, that i strongly recommend NOT to use... i know it suxx, i´d love it for immersion too...but sticks are really really bad compared to a mouse, No, OP, you have to understand: This is now a sniper weapon. The minimum range on gauss in TT makes no sense. Three Medium Lasers will serve as your all-purpose weapons. But if you do want to read about the woes, here are three: The base charge-hold time will throw you off. They won't change that. On July 21st at 3PM US Eastern Time, the Gamepedia login system will be frozen as we migrate everyone to a unified login system.During this process, over 80,000 usernames will be renamed across Fandom and Gamepedia to remove conflicts. Clicking on that button will open a menu, from which you can select any available variant and load it into the mechlab. C-Gauss rifle instant shot When i try to use gauss, i must hold the LMB, its "charges", then release button. If you are logged in before the freeze, you will remain logged in during the migration. lefty1117. I so welcome discussion on the Heavy Gauss Rifle and its applications and woes. Revein, on 17 October 2013 - 09:09 AM, said: Edited by Alex Warden, 18 October 2013 - 08:51 AM. They really don't hold their own very well against other ballistic assualts and I was hoping this would make it competitive with a kodiak. Actually, the Gauss explosion is taken straight from Battletech lore itself. < > Showing 1-15 of 27 comments =PB= Feb 14, 2017 @ 12:36pm Seeing as they're soon removing that mechanic and that it's not really that hard to manage from my experience, I'd say it's fine so long as you have some good backup firepower in case a light rushes you. All material on this site is copyright © 2012-2020 Piranha Games Inc. and/or their respective licensors. It's just too finicky to even bother using as a sniper weapon. I was excited when I saw they were available and thought the heavies would work great on my Mauler that I wasn't really liking. In this case, further damage will be dealt to the location it is housed in and possibly to the adjacent section. Shot. If you destroy an enemies weapon, you might see the weapon displayed in red on your HUD even though the s… One drop of Gauss Charge in the skill tree does the trick. Balance Opinions. The official reddit for MechWarrior Online. Edited by Finn McShae, 17 October 2013 - 10:03 AM. How can i do the same? xD. Problem for me is holding down the button, iam old and it hurts my aim... Should be a "double" click function, where you click once to activate charge, and once more to fire. Watch Queue Queue. All rights reserved. I figure it hurts skilled players more than it hurts me, as I'm likely to fall asleep in my seat or shoot a rock that scared me more than an actual enemy. Watch Queue Queue Besides, I wouldn't be surprised if he were serious considering the gratuitous amounts of idiotic ideas I've seen suggested in these forums. The Gauss is not supposed to be a short range as well as long range weapon, and that's why the change was made, it was outclassing every other ballistic, especially short range brutal ones like the AC-20. MWO UNIVERSE; SUPPORT & FEEDBACK; OFF TOPIC; MWO / FORUMS / MECHWARRIOR UNIVERSE / GENERAL DISCUSSION / ARCHIVE; 0. Elite Founder; 57 posts Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:09 AM. Heavy Gauss Rifles are designed to fire a heavy shot far afield, but behaves like a Snub Nosed PPC - the closer a target is to the Heavy Gauss weapon, the more damage inflicted. The most slots a mech can have in an arm is 10, (and this only if it doesn't have lower arm or hand actuators) - you will never be able to install a Heavy Gauss in an arm hardpoint. A lot of Light Clan Mech don't play like super fast skirmishers. Description []. A Gauss Rifle for long range shots and in order to add critical pinpoint damage while brawling. The loadout is a little bit old school because it is running an XL engine but it's still extremely effective if you find your spot within your team cohesion. I hope they fix it. Member. I haven't really seen these used. The mechanic they chose definitely could use some tweaking. Started by Revein, Oct 17 2013 09:09 AM Page 1 of 2 ; 1; 2; Next; You cannot reply to this topic; Go to first unread post; 26 replies to this topic #1 Revein. 10.2k members in the mwo community. Of course, if you see a target you can't shoot at it right away, which makes in the worst sniper weapon in the entire galaxy, but hey...SNIPER WEAPON!!! For non-ECM mechs, FtheK makes a compelling argument for a Gauss/ERPPC mix. I think gauss rifles are fine the way they are. Zyrrashijn. The Gauss Rifle Catapult build! Finally, double SRM6 will be your melee range blaster. Forgive me for not catching his tone through text. After it need to charge up, i cannot use it to do snap shots anymore (as intended i guess). Not a single person would ever use it. It definately is annoying. Gauss Rifle -Parent Weapon LB 10-X Autocannon -Shotgun Shop for Best Price Msr Rifle Wildlands Best Build And Mwo Best Mech For Gauss Rifle . Hard to remember just how long the charge is for so you don't release too early/late and "lose" your shot. < > Showing 1-14 of 14 comments . Yeah, I'm not a fan of holding it down either. If a gauss round passes clean through an enemy mech then it'll impart very little kinetic energy (i.e. The whole charge mechanic seems like a pain, are they worth dealing with that? Edited by GODzillaGSPB, 18 October 2013 - 11:00 AM. 270m laser range, after all.) The Gauss Rifle was found on a number of heavier Star League Defense Force 'Mechs, but fell out of use in the Inner Sphere during the technological decline of the Succession Wars. All other trade-marks are the property of their respective owners; ® or ™ as indicated. The latest gamedata with stats for each mech, weapon and module climbing Mt Tryhard, one smoldering Meta-Mech corpse at a time. But gauss... sorry, I can't even think of an excuse for adding a min range to that... Wikipedia tells me that a honeydew melon has a diameter of 15-22cm. For this purpose I crafted a Katapult CPLT-K2 build with 2 L-Gauss and 4 ER Medium Lasers for you. Gauss Rifle.. The Heavy Gauss Rifle is a new, deadly innovation by Lyran Alliance scientists introduced in 3061 in conjunction with a manufacturing cooperation between Defiance Industries and TharHes.Applying their "bigger is better" philosophy to Gauss technology, the Heavy Gauss Rifle is one of the heaviest battlefield weapons in existence, and has a correspondingly high damage … It's difficult. Let's discuss if the Light Gauss Rifle in MWO is worth pickung up. I still maintain that given the size of the larger mechs, that's not a significant puncture to pseudo-muscle if it. Since it similar to an up-damaged LB-5X AC, it is not likely to be added any time soon. Elite Founder; 461 posts Location Florida; Posted 13 July 2013 - 09:04 AM. MechWarrior and Battletech are registered trade-marks of Microsoft Corporation and are used under license. A Shadowcat with a single gauss rifle and 40 rounds can be, under the right circumstances, far more dangerous than a dual ERPPC Shadowcat. Enderman, on 14 July 2013 - 02:59 AM, said: TurboZombie, on 13 July 2013 - 10:47 PM, said: Fire and Salt, on 14 July 2013 - 01:52 PM, said: Gaan Cathal, on 14 July 2013 - 02:30 PM, said: Strum Wealh, on 14 July 2013 - 04:28 PM, said: Edited by Gaan Cathal, 14 July 2013 - 05:19 PM. It would have been sufficient to increase the recharge time rather than turn the Gauss into a drag-click Mouse-only weapon. I wanted to give a Light Gauss Rifle build another shot and bolted two of them on the Marauder MAD-5M. Keep in mind that the minimum range should be somehow justified. When i was a dead spectator, i saw that man got instant gauss shot, then he goes to cool down. The recent MWO patch buffed their damage even further. I understand the reasoning behind it though.. Instead of switching to an AC20, a number of people who don't like the current gauss implementation started loading up twin AC5's...granted, in a Misery, that doesn't help you. (Of course, that's still a ridiculous size for a railgun slug, but there we go. Did use it on my misery alot … damage) in the process. Mech selection. you do realize the gauss rifle is the heaviest weapon in the game right? Finn McShae, on 17 October 2013 - 10:03 AM, said: verybad, on 17 October 2013 - 09:12 AM, said: Edited by Ryokens leap, 17 October 2013 - 11:38 AM. MWO / FORUMS / MECHWARRIOR UNIVERSE / GENERAL DISCUSSION / ARCHIVE; 2. A 50 damage pin-point shot sounded great. THe Gauss was never supposed to be a good brawling weapon. You can't use it with a Joystick as it is now and it was an over-reaching nerf. Member. This is more useful in an ECM equipped mech. If true it'd give the Inner Sphere a Long Range Shotgun type weapon. Overpenetration. Prosperity Park, on 18 October 2013 - 08:49 AM, said: Lightfoot, on 18 October 2013 - 08:44 AM, said: AlexEss, on 18 October 2013 - 08:56 AM, said: Alex Warden, on 18 October 2013 - 08:58 AM, said: Edited by Lightfoot, 18 October 2013 - 10:58 AM. In other words, a LBX Gauss Rifle. 28 votes, 49 comments. Did use it on my misery alot (only mech i use gauss on). Any indications that they will revert that change?? Gauss Rifles: Worth the difficulty of use? Since I'm no good at anything, it doesn't really bother me too much. 1. All other trade-marks are the property of their respective owners; ® or ™ as indicated. I am out of wat, your post requires all of it. 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