A Solar Pulse is a Necron device often incorporated into a Cryptek Plasmancer’s Eldritch Lance. When activated, it unleashes a significant portion of the Eldritch Lance’s energy. This energy emission is not a coherent beam as usual, but a blinding flash of light, as bright as a solar flare, that blinds the Cryptek’s enemies and illuminates the battlefield to temporarily dispel the darkness of the night.

Necron Lords have also rarely been known to have had a Solar Pulse device built into their own preferred staff weapon. The Solar Staff is once such notable device.


  • Codex: Necrons (3rd Edition), pg. 15
  • Codex: Necrons (5th Edition), pg. 84
  • Codex: Necrons (7th Edition) (Digital Edition), pg. 214
  • Deathwatch: The Outer Reach (RPG), pg. 123
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