Blight Nova Cannon

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The Blight Nova Cannon is an upgraded design from the Nova Ray. Offering a more powerful Blight power source, that explodes into a star formation on impact.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Blight Nova Cannon I
DPS 254 Blight 318 Blight 381 Blight
Mass 1,795 t 2,099 t 2,509 t
Range 0-3,300 m
Speed 4,000 m/s
Firing Cycle C: 0.0 / F: 1.0 / R: 2.0 / N: 3
Traits HomingSplit
Restricted to Cruisers
Restricted to Umbra
Hull XP 20,217 XP 26,667 XP 32,843 XP
REUSABLE ITEM ReusableItem.png
Arms Lab Required N/A N/A XII
CRAFT Crafting.png
Prerequisites Nova Cannon I Nova Cannon II Nova Cannon III
Workshop Required IX
Nova Cannon N/A N/A 1x Level III
Time Time.png 8h 00m 16h 00m 0s
Helium-3 Helium3.png 14,644,875 20,502,825 0
Antimatter Antimatter.png 5,230,313 7,322,438 0
Elements Element-Blight.png 10 25 60
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 8h 00m 16h 00m 1d 0h
Helium-3 Helium3.png 14,644,875 20,502,825 26,360,775
Antimatter Antimatter.png 5,230,313 7,322,438 9,414,563

Note: Blight crafting for levels I-II yields a Credit that can be instantly equipped.

General[edit | edit source]

The Blight Nova Cannon is an advanced variant of the Nova Cannon, dealing Blight DPS instead.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

As it is a more advanced variant of the Nova Cannon, the Blight Nova Cannon retains the ability to deal splash damage especially to tightly grouped targets, due to its ability to split its fire whenever the primary shot impacts its target.

As resistance towards Blight DPS is not very common, only available through the base resistance of certain Umbra Hulls, any other ship will take full DPS from the weapon and fall really quickly to this weapon.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

The Blight Nova Cannon's DPS can be reduced if the opponents use Umbra Hulls such as the Wraith Cruiser, which have Blight resistance. The Blight Nova Cannon is also restricted to the Umbra and to cruisers only, making the Wraith Cruiser the only ship capable of using this weapon. Lastly, even with Thermic Disruptor III, its range will still be inferior to the standard variant with Harmonic Beam Capacitor, and thus Wraiths with this weapon can be more easily kited with this weapon than ships using the standard variant.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Blight Nova Cannon's primary and secondary projectiles deal a total of 100% and 40% DPS respectively, meaning that it can potentially do up to 140% DPS.
  • The Blight Nova Cannon is the first Blight Weapon in existence.

Gallery[edit | edit source]