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Page Contents Current As of Patch: 2017-02-02
Nova
Nova
Manufactured with an energy-efficient discharge coil, the high capacity Nova is capable of extended fire before needing to change power cores.
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
DC Cost: 699 Icon Daybreak Cash
General Info
Empire: Icon VS
Can Use: Icon Light AssaultIcon Combat MedicIcon EngineerIcon Heavy Assault
Weapon Type: Shotguns
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 255m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
Headshot Multiplier: 1.5x
ADS Move Speed Multiplier: 0.75x
Damage[?]
Max Damage: 100x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 67x6 after 20m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 10
Ammunition Pool: 70
Pellet Count: 6
Accuracy[?]
Hip Aim
Crouch Still: 1 0.1
Move: 1.5 0.35
Stand Still: 1.5 0.1
Move: 2 0.9
Bloom per Shot: 0 0
Pellets Spread: 3 2.75
Recoil[?]
Vertical: 2.5
Horizontal, Min/Max: 0.65/0.65
Horizontal Tolerance: 1.5
Angle Min/Max: 12°/12°
Bias: ← = →
Recoil Decrease: 8
First Shot Recoil Multiplier: 1x
Data source: 1. 2.

The Nova is a Vanu Sovereignty high-capacity long-reload semi-auto shotgun.

Compared to Thanatos VE70, Nova has 2 more shells per magazine and extended by 3m max damage range, but slightly less min damage, slightly less pellet velocity and longer short and long reload times.

Damage with Range: ( For 1 pellet ) [ All pellets combined ]

100 @ 8 meters [ 600 damage ]

91 @ 11 meters [ 546 damage ]

84 @ 13 meters [ 504 damage ]

77 @ 15 meters [ 462 damage ]

71 @ 18 meters [ 426 damage ]

67 @ 20 meters [ 402 damage ]

AttachmentsEdit

Available attachments
Optics
HS/NV Scope (1X) Nanite Systems' HS/NV scope has no magnification, but provides high contrast outlines to nearby objects and illuminates nearby soldiers.
Ns weapon scope hsnv scope
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
HPR Reflex (1x) Designed as a replacement for standard iron sights in close-quarters combat, the Holo-Projected Reticle sight creates an accurate dot-and-circle reticle above the top rail.
More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
Icon weaponAttachment vs redDotSight01
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
VHO Reflex (2x) The revolutionary Vanu Holo-Optic reflex utilizes nanotechnology to project a circle and dot reticle. Additionally, it features a 2X magnitude zoom for better performance in urban combat scenarios.
More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
Icon weaponAttachment vs redDotSight02
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
VMS (3.4x) The Vanu Marksman's Scope is the standard for mid-range engagements. It uses a minimalistic chevron reticle inside of its Vanu-styled housing.
Vs weapon scope vms x3.4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
V3 Holo (3.4x) Within its ornate triangular housing, the V3 Holo uses a red dot sight and 3.4x magnification for mid-range combat scenarios.
Vs weapon scope v3 holo x3.4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
OG-4 (4x) Created to better suit carbines and assault rifles for support roles, the OG-4's simple crosshair allows the user to make accurate shots at a distance. It uses 4x magnification perfect for mid-range fights.
Vs weapon scope og-4 x4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
CSZ (4x) The CSZ's 4x magnification make it a favorite amongst designated marksmen in the Vanu Sovereignty. This scope uses a triple chevron reticle.
Vs weapon scope csz x4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
Barrel Attachments
No Barrel Attachments available.
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight The rail mounted Darklight Flashlight can illuminate hostile cloaked infiltrators and dark areas but the light can give away your position.
Flashlight
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Laser Sight A laser sight increases the user's hipfire accuracy by 25%.
Laser Sight
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Forward Grip A forward grip increases control of the weapon, reducing horizontal recoil by 25%.
Forward Grip (VS)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Extended Magazine Increases the available ammunition per magazine by 2 rounds.
Extended Magazine (VS)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Slug Ammunition does increased damage at medium range, increasing accuracy and refire time.
Slug Ammunition (VS)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash

Ribbons and MedalsEdit

It is possible to get both Ribbons and Medals for using the Nova. Each Ribbon is a standard reward for achieving a set amount of kills with the Nova. Medals relate to how many overall kills you have with the Nova.

RibbonsEdit

Ribbon Icon Requirements
Nova Service Ribbon
Shotgun Ribbon
10 kills.

See more available ribbons on the Service Ribbons page.


MedalsEdit

Medal Icon Requirements Certification Rewards
No Medal
Medal Empty
0 kill No Reward
Copper Medal
Medal Copper
10 kills 2 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Silver Medal
Medal Silver
60 kills 10 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Gold Medal
Medal Gold
160 kills 20 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Auraxium Medal
Medal Araxium
1160 kills 200 Icon resource certpoints 25x25

History Edit

  • January 12, 2017 Hotfix
    • Sweeper and Haymaker now use larger magazine models.
    • Max damage from 130@8m to 100@8m
    • Min damage from 50@18m to 67@20m
    • Magazine size from 8 to 10
    • Ext. Mags bonus from 4 to 2
    • Ammo capacity from 48 to 70
    • Cone of Fire bloom from 0.5 to 0
    • Hipfire Pellet spread from 3.5 to 3
    • ADS pellet spread from 3.5 to 2.75
    • Vertical recoil from 1.3 to 2.5
    • Recoil angle from 0/0 to 12/12
    • Horizontal recoil from 0.2 to 0.65
    • Horizontal recoil tolerance from 0.4 to 1.5
    • Hipfire recoil recovery rate from 12 to 8

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