Beam weapon

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For the technology see Beam Weapons (Retribution)

Beam weapons are one of the three weapon types used in Galactic Civilizations III. Generally consuming Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium in their construction, beam weapons are by default mid-range (+1000 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Range Stat Icon.png Beam Range), moderate cooldown (+5 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Cooldown Stat Icon.png Beam Cooldown) and perfectly accurate (+100% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Accuracy Stat Icon.png Beam Accuracy). Their defensive counter is Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Strength Stat Icon.png Shields.

Beam weapon components in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These weapons provide Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack capability to an individual ship without using any special resources.

Name Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Weapon Mass Icon.png Beam Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Beam Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Technology Required
Lasers 1 0.2 16 24 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Weapons Systems
Streamer 4 0.6 15 70 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Matter Disruption
Phased Cannons 9 1 18 90 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Energy Phasing

Enhanced beam weapon components in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These weapons provide enhanced Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack capability to an individual ship using Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium.

Name Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Weapon Mass Icon.png Beam Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Beam Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Resources Technology Required
Enhanced Laser 2 0.2 17 12 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Weapons Systems
Particle Beam 3 0.4 12 32 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Beam Weapons
Disruptor Bank 5 0.6 14 50 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Matter Disruption
Plasma Pod 8 0.8 16 70 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Plasma Projection
Phasors Pod 10 1 18 70 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Energy Phasing
Doom Ray 20 1.2 20 84 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Doom Ray

Beam Augment modules in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These modules provide Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam weapon bonuses to an individual ship.

Augment Effects Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Value Icon.png Value Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Beam Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Weapon Mass Icon.png Beam Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Resource Technology
Rapid Recharger -30% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Cooldown Stat Icon.png Beam Cooldown, -15% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack 1 2 32 5 1 None Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Beam Weapons
Energy Accelerator +30% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Range Stat Icon.png Beam Range 2 2 50 5 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Beam Weapon Augmentation
Shield Leach +0.5 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Damage Stat Icon.png Ignore Shield, -25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack 3 2 60 13 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png High Energy Transfer
Shield Punch +0.66 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Shield Damage Stat Icon.png Ignore Shield, 4 2 90 14 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png High Energy Magnification

Beam Augment support modules in Crusade[edit | edit source]

These modules provide Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam weapon bonuses to an entire fleet.

Module Effects Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Value Icon.png Value Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Construction Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Resource Technology
Beam Assist -15% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Cooldown Stat Icon.png Beam Cooldown 2 12 15 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png Beam Weapon Augmentation
Beam Magnification Array +25% Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack 4 32 15 1 1 Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Icon Elerium.png Elerium Unrecognized icon nameGC3 S Ships Icon.png High Energy Transfer

Beam weapons in the Lost Treasures DLC[edit | edit source]

Plasma Arc[edit | edit source]

These (identical) weapons are unlocked by the Plasma Arch event in the Lost Treasures DLC.

Choice Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Weapon Mass Icon.png Beam Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Beam Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance
Pragmatic 15 1 15 120 0
Malevolent 15 1 15 120 0

Precursor Energy Weapon[edit | edit source]

These weapons are unlocked by the Precursor Energy Weapon event in the Lost Treasures DLC.

Choice Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Attack Stat Icon.png Beam Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Missile Attack Stat Icon.png Missile Attack Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Beam Weapon Mass Icon.png Beam Mass Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Beam Cost Unrecognized icon nameGC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance
Benevolent 10 5 10 1 15 120 0
Pragmatic 15 15 15 1 15 120 0
Malevolent 10 0 0 1 15 120 0