Rocket Launcher

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Rocket Launcher
Rocket Launcher
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The power to blow stuff up.

Rocket Launcher is a two-handed procedurally generated weapon. It can be common, uncommon, and rare. Common Rocket launchers will shoot regular rockets, while uncommon and rare Rocket Launchers shoot elemental plasma type rockets.

Base Statistics

  • Base DPS: 9.0-10.0 health per second (Common), 9.5-10.5 health per second (Uncommon/Rare)
  • Energy Usage: 36-40 energy per second (Common), 38-42 energy per second (Uncommon/Rare)
  • Fire Time: 1.0-1.5 seconds between attacks (approx. 0.7-1.0 attacks per second)
  • Knockback Power: 40 (very strong knockback)

NPC-Exclusive Variants

NPCs, hostile or otherwise, generally do not use rocket launchers. The only exception is on outlaw-hunting Quests - the outlaw, if they betray the player after "surrendering," has a chance to pull out an NPC Rocket Launcher and use it for the rest of the fight. This rocket launcher has the following base statistics:

  • Rarity: Common
  • Base DPS: 9.0 health per second
  • Energy Usage: 12 energy per second
  • Fire Time: 2.0 seconds between rocket shells
  • Knockback Power: 50 (extremely strong knockback)
  • Special Attack: None

Elemental Damage

Uncommon and Rare weapons have an assigned elemental damage type. Uncommon rocket launchers inflict status effects only with special attacks, but rare rocket launchers inflict status effects with all attacks.

Special Attacks

All Rarities

  • Guided Rocket
    • Description: Launches a rocket which flies toward the aim cursor until it hits something or expires.
    • Base DPS: 10 health per second
    • Energy Usage: 62.5 energy per rocket
    • Fire Time: 1.0 seconds between shots

Common Only

  • Homing Rocket
    • Description: Launches a rocket which, after 0.75 seconds, locks on to nearby enemies, guiding itself toward them until it hits them or expires.
    • Base DPS: 15 health per second
    • Energy Usage: 50 energy per rocket
    • Fire Time: 1.0 seconds between shots
    • Lock-On Range: 50 tiles
  • Rocket Burst
    • Description: Shoots a burst of five miniature rockets.
    • Base DPS: 15 health per second
    • Energy Usage: 50 energy per second
    • Fire Time: 0.25 seconds between bursts

Name Pool

1st Part 2nd Part 3rd Part
The Boom stick
Miss Kill barrel
(No Part 1) Thunder enator
Mr Death erizer
Holy Storm maker
Beautiful Explode boy
Precious Atom shooter
Awesome Raid boomer
Wicked Charge launcher
Badass Thrash destroyer
Leviathan Rage crusher
Destructive Blast

Known Bugs

  • The explosion from the rocket can damage the player as well as others in multiplayer, regardless of PvP status.


History

Data

File Details

Spawn Command /spawnitem commonrocketlauncher
File Name commonrocketlauncher.activeitem
File Path middle/<variant>.png