FANDOM


Salamander MRM
Salamander hardpoint
FragmentationDamageIcon
General Information
Mount Small, Missile
Primary Role Close Support
Ordnance points 5
DPS 4.0
Damage type Fragmentation
Range 2,000
Flux/sec 0
Speed Very Fast
Tracking Excellent
Shots/min 2.4
Damage 100
EMP damage 1,500
Homes in on the target's engines and disables them with a powerful EMP burst. A combat-rated autoloader system ensures usefulness in protracted engagements.

The Salamander missile is a specialized weapon with two design considerations. The first is an extremely advanced tracking/targeting mechanism which enables it to home in on enemy engines, whilst avoiding all other potential impact points and Point Defense threats.

The second is a special warhead design which, instead of attempting to destroy the target with kinetic or explosive force, generates targeted electromagnetic fields with magnitudes exceeding 3 gigatesla. When such a field is created in the proximity of unshielded engines and hull components, it will quickly knock out all their electronics, rendering them useless until repaired.

–In-Game Description

The Salamander MRM is a small missile weapon that seeks out the target's engines. It does fragmentation and EMP damage, and comes in a pod variant. Unlike most other missiles, the Salamander has unlimited ammo.

TacticsEdit

As the missile behavior suggests, Salamanders are good at disabling enemy engines. They can be used to present targets with a dilemma: keep shields facing the enemy and risk a dangerous engine flameout, or turn them to block the Salamander and take damage on the front.

The Salamander's low DPS and fragmentation damage type leave it largely ineffective as a direct-damage weapon.

Weapons
Ballistic Small Light Assault Gun · Light Autocannon · Light Dual Autocannon · Light Dual Machine Gun · Light Machine Gun · Light Mortar · Light Needler · Railgun · Standard Bomb Bay · Vulcan Cannon
Medium Arbalest Autocannon · Assault Chaingun · Dual Flak Cannon · Flak Cannon · Heavy Autocannon · Heavy Machine Gun · Heavy Mauler · Heavy Mortar · Heavy Needler · Hypervelocity Driver · Thumper
Large Devastator Cannon · Gauss Cannon · Hellbore Cannon · Hephaestus Assault Gun · Mark IX Autocannon · Mjolnir Cannon · Storm Needler
Energy Small Antimatter Blaster · Burst PD Laser · Ion Cannon · IR Pulse Laser · LR PD Laser · Mining Laser · PD Laser · Tactical Laser
Medium Graviton Beam · Heavy Blaster · Heavy Burst Laser · Ion Beam · Ion Pulser · Mining Blaster · Phase Lance · Pulse Laser
Large Autopulse Laser · Guardian PD System · High Intensity Laser · Plasma Cannon · Tachyon Lance · Thermal Pulse Cannon
Missile Small Annihilator Rocket Launcher · Atropos-class Torpedo (Single) · Atropos-class Torpedo Rack · Hammer-class Torpedo · Harpoon MRM · Harpoon MRM (Single) · Reaper-class Torpedo · Sabot SRM · Sabot SRM (Single) · Salamander MRM · Swarmer SRM Launcher
Medium Annihilator Rocket Pod · Harpoon MRM Pod · Pilum LRM Launcher · Proximity Charge Launcher · Sabot SRM Pod · Salamander MRM Pod · Typhoon Reaper Launcher
Large Cyclone Reaper Launcher · Hammer Barrage · Hurricane MIRV Launcher · Locust SRM Launcher · Squall MLRS
Icon check
Up to date for version 0.8a-RC19

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.