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Offline BjornFellhanded

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Are there good UFO Breaching weapons in X-Piratez?
« on: August 24, 2017, 06:23:36 am »
I have a lot of jet troops, and I am not sure if I can blow holes in the alien ships.

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Re: Are there good UFO Breaching weapons in X-Piratez?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2017, 07:02:35 am »
A fusion torch can open a hole pretty reliably, and a mining laser does ok too.

Unless I've gotten a lot of horrible rolls even a barrel bomb can't breach outer UFO walls.

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Re: Are there good UFO Breaching weapons in X-Piratez?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2017, 11:09:50 am »
Heavy chainsaw works pretty well and doesn't cost a lot of TUs, but unlocked quite a bit later compared to the fusion torch.

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Re: Are there good UFO Breaching weapons in X-Piratez?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2017, 07:29:09 pm »
Terrain(like ufo walls) works like having 1hp and a very high armor. So anything that overcomes the armor destroys the object. Ufo walls are somewhere in the 150-200 range i dont recall exactly.

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Re: Are there good UFO Breaching weapons in X-Piratez?
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2017, 08:19:34 pm »
UFO walls are 100 in vanilla X-Com, but explosives do 50% of their stated power to terrain by default, and non-AoE attacks do 25%-75% damage by default.  This means any explosive over 200 damage would always penetrate UFO walls, and any weapon over 133 power had a chance of doing it, better chances with more power.  See here for a more in-depth explanation.

In Piratez, look for weapons that say they deal increased terrain damage or are over those thresholds.