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A Pulse Blastcannon mounted on a KV128 Stormsurge Ballistic Suit

The Pulse Blastcannon is one of the largest Pulse Weapons at the Tau's disposal, employing superheated plasma on a scale that leaves only glowing craters to mark where its targets once stood. Pioneered by the finest of T'au's Earth Caste weapons scientists, the Pulse Driver Cannon is a weapon so massive in size and power that it can only be borne into battle by a dedicated artillery Ballistic Suit such as the KV128 Stormsurge.

The Pulse Blastcannon uses Aggressive Reactive Charge technology (A.R.C) to hyper-accelerate plasma energy. A stream of negatively-charged particles are fired from the gun milliseconds before the main plasma charge, accelerating the plasma blast into the target to explosive effect; a shot that disperses over a wider area the further away the target.

Sources

  • Codex: Tau Empire (7th Edition), pp. 32, 118
  • War Zone Damocles: Kauyon (7th Edition), pg. 93
  • White Dwarf Weekly 88 (AUS), pp. 4-5
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