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UPGRADES & CRAFTING
Starship - Weapons
Starship Projectile Weapon
Photon Cannon is the default weapon installed on all starships, and is more commonly used than the alternative Phase Beam
Rate of Fire ~7 shots/sec
Time to Overheat ~5.6 seconds
Overheat Cooldown Time 4 seconds
Photon Cannon is one of two starships weapons used by NPC starships (the other one being Phase Beam).
1.0 Release - Added as a weapon.
1.2 Pathfinder - Ion Blast, Photon Accelerator and Photon Blast independent upgrades were replaced by Cyclotron Ballista, Infra-Knife Accelerator and Positron Ejector, respectively.
1.5 NEXT - Nonlinear Optics and procedurally generated Photon Cannon Upgrades added, while Sigma/Tau/Theta upgrades removed. Formerly Heridium and Iron needed for repair.