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Vortek Rotary
Vortek Rotary
The Vortek Rotary is a high damage, close range cannon that can unload rounds quickly. Its high caliber rounds allow it to do more damage up close and at range.
Costs
Cert Cost: 875 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
DC Cost: 599 Icon Daybreak Cash
General Info
Empire: Icon NC
Can Use: Icon Reaver
Weapon Type: Anti-Aircraft
Fire Rate: 750 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 650m/s
Effective Range: Medium
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage[?]
Max Damage: 320 before 130m
Min Damage: 210 after 230m
Damage Type: Aircraft Machine Guns
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.25s
Long Reload: 2.25s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 27
Ammunition Pool: 324
Accuracy[?]
Minimum Cone of fire: 0.5

The Vortek Rotary is a high damage, close range cannon that can unload rounds quickly. Its high caliber rounds allow it to do more damage up close and at range.

Attachments Edit

Available attachments
Optics
Zoom Optics (1.25x)
Zoom Optics
Unlocks the 1.25x Zoom attachment.
1Icon resource certpoints 25x25 1Icon Daybreak Cash
Zoom Optics (1.5x)
Zoom Optics
Unlocks the 1.5x Zoom attachment.
50Icon resource certpoints 25x25 40Icon Daybreak Cash
Zoom Optics (1.75x)
Zoom Optics
Unlocks the 1.75x Zoom attachment.
150Icon resource certpoints 25x25 100Icon Daybreak Cash
Zoom Optics (2x)
Zoom Optics
Unlocks the 2x Zoom attachment.
500Icon resource certpoints 25x25 200Icon Daybreak Cash
Night Vision Optics
Night Vision Optics
Illuminates low light levels up to 1000 meters in a green monochrome display.
50Icon resource certpoints 25x25 40Icon Daybreak Cash
Threat Detection Optics
Thermal Optics
Highlights vehicular threats in low light conditions up to 500 meters.
200Icon resource certpoints 25x25 100Icon Daybreak Cash
Utility
Reload Speed
Magazine Size
Reload Speed 1 Decreases the time taken to reload weapon by 0.1 seconds.
150Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Reload Speed 2 Decreases the time taken to reload weapon by 0.2 seconds.
200Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Reload Speed 3 Decreases the time taken to reload weapon by 0.3 seconds.
400Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Reload Speed 4 Decreases the time taken to reload weapon by 0.4 seconds.
500Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Reload Speed 5 Decreases the time taken to reload weapon by 0.5 seconds.
1000Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Magazine Size
Reload Speed
Magazine Size 1 Adds 2 rounds to the default magazine size.
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Magazine Size 2 Adds 4 rounds to the default magazine size.
200Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Magazine Size 3 Adds 6 rounds to the default magazine size.
400Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Magazine Size 4 Adds 8 rounds to the default magazine size.
1000Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Ammo
Maximum Ammo Capacity
Ammo Capacity
Maximum Ammo Capacity 1 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 27 rounds.
1Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 2 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 54 rounds.
10Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 3 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 81 rounds.
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 4 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 108 rounds.
50Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 5 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 135 rounds.
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 6 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 162 rounds.
150Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 7 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 189 rounds.
200Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 8 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 216 rounds.
400Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 9 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 243 rounds.
500Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Maximum Ammo Capacity 10 Increases the maximum ammo capacity of the weapon by 270 rounds.
1000Icon resource certpoints 25x25

History Edit

  • Game Update Number 2
    • Added 10 rounds to the magazine of each rotary.
      • Magazine certifications reduced to 2/5/7/10
      • Ammo capacity raised
    • Projectile speed decreased slightly on all rotary cannons to help further define their role as a close range weapon.
  • Game Update Number 13
    • New Descriptions: “The Vortek Rotary is a high damage, close range cannon that can unload rounds quickly. Its high caliber rounds allow it to do more damage up close and at range. NC use only.”
    • Fire Rate reduced from 1000 RPM to 750 RPM
    • Damage increased from 388 to 500
    • Magazine size reduced from 35 to 25
  • Amount per certification rank adjusted from 2/5/7/10 to 2/4/6/8
    • Inflicts maximum damage up to 150 meters
    • Minimum damage inflicted beyond 275 meters
    • Minimum damage is 425
    • Time required to reload increased from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds
    • Projectile speed remains at 650 mps
    • Ammo Capacity changed from 350 to 250
  • Amount granted by certifications reduced from 35 to 25 per rank
  • Performance Update Number 2
    • Max damage decreased from 500 to 320
    • Max damage range decreased from 150 to 130
    • Min damage decreased from 425 to 210
    • Min damage range decreased from 275 to 230
    • Reload speed increased from 2 seconds to 2.25 seconds
    • Added a legshot multiplier of -0.1
  • July 7, 2016 Update
    • Default magazine size from 25 to 27
    • Ammo capacity from 250 to 324
    • Ammo provided from Ammo Capacity cert line from 25 per rank to 27 per rank

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