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The Sonic Carbine is a carbine-type ranged weapon which can autofire. Its bolts will always pierce through the first enemy they hit. This item is exclusive to the Rise of the Giant DLC.

Details[]

  • Ammo: 20
  • Special Effects:
    • Inflicts critical hits to targets behind the first enemy.
  • Breach Bonus: 0.6
    • Base Breach Damage: 48 (96)
    • Base Breach DPS: 102 (204)
  • Attack Duration: 0.47 seconds
    • Charge: 0.17
    • Lock: 0.3
    • Cooldown: 0
  • Tags: HasBullets, Ranged, LimitedAmmo, IsCrossbow
  • Legendary Version:
    • Forced Affix: Poison Bullet
      • "Shots explode into a toxic cloud."

Location[]

The blueprint for the Sonic Carbine can be found at the top of the exit tower in the 5 BSC biome, it requires Apex key.

Synergies[]

  • Due to its high rate of fire, it works well with Barbed Tips Mutation IconBarbed Tips.

Notes[]

  • Prevents player actions such as dodge-rolling for a brief time after shooting.

Trivia[]

  • Sonic Carbine's name change was brought due to crossbows being reworked into two-handed weapons, while this one remained functionally identical.
  • In some rare instances, the blueprint for the Sonic Carbine is accessible by using the Homunculus Rune IconHomunculus Rune.
  • Wings of the Crow IconWings of the Crow can also be used to access the blueprint without the Apex key.

History[]

  • 1.2: Introduced.
  • 1.9: Renamed from Sonic Crossbow to Sonic Carbine.
    • Base price decreased from 2500 to 2000.
  • 2.4: Base DPS increased from 167 (333) to 250 (500).
  • 3.0: Nerfed the DMG and added a Legendary Affix.
    • Base damage decreased from 250 (500) to 227 (445).
      • Decreased Base DMG from 33 (66) to 30 (60).
    • Added the Legendary Affix "Poison Bullet".

Footnotes[]

  1. The critical DPS displayed in-game is incorrectly shown to be the same as the normal DPS. This is incorrect as the actual critical DPS is actually double the amount of the normal DPS.
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