Weapons

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Weapons is a category of module used by your Locomotive, divided into Small and Large Armaments. They are used to deal damage to enemies, and are presently the only way to interact with enemies in combat.

Locomotives have two weapons slots. The default control to fire the primary weapon is the left mouse button, and to fire the secondary weapon it is the right mouse button. When firing weapons, your locomotive's heat will rise, as seen in the bottom bar. If you attempt to fire while your engine is overheated, you will damage your Hull.

The weapon slots can either be designated "Small" or "Large". Small weapons fit both slots, large weapons must be mounted in a large weapon slot.

Although you can buy munitions, they are unrelated to using your locomotive's weapons.

Weaponry are generally categorized into several types based on how they are used (Name provided are not game relevant, but are used for the purpose of identification)

  • Sniper Cannon: Long ranged, medium damage & heat buildup
  • Autocannon: Medium ranged, low damage & heat buildup
  • Shrapnel Cannon: Short ranged, high damage & heat buildup + multiple projectile
  • Landmine: Long ranged, High damage & heat buildup + remains in place until it hits something or the user left it's range
  • Rocket: Long ranged, High damage & heat buildup + some can home on target. The rocket can be detonated early by clicking the fire button.


Small Armaments[edit | edit source]

Module Type Damage Range Heat DpH[1] Requires Cost Obtained Flavor Text
Cannon tier1 square icon.png Cotterell & Hathersage 'Jerusalem' Sniper 10 750 +30 0.333 Sovereigns icon.png 100 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
"Bring me my spear: O clouds unfold!" A no-nonsense, common-or-garden armament for the skyfarer on a budget.
Cannon tier2 square icon.png Caminus Yards 'Grimalkin' Sniper 15 750 +25 0.6 Mirrors at 25+ Sovereigns icon.png 500 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
Daedalian Engineering
"The strong shall be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them." A long-range, fast-firing, self-cooling armament for the captain who likes things settled properly. The barrel revolves, possibly powered by spite.
Cannon tier3 square icon.png Cotterell & Hathersage 'Vala' Sniper 18 750 +25 0.72 Mirrors at 50+ Sovereigns icon.png 1000 Sovereigns Daedalian Engineering
The Last Autumnal Slope
"At they word & at thy look death enrobes me about." A rapid fire cannon that manages both heat and wanton devastation with admirable alacrity.
Rapid tier1 square icon.png Caminus Yards 'Brassraven' Auto 4 650 +10 0.4 Sovereigns icon.png 500 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
"Let the clouds pour down righteousness!" A rapid-firing weapon popular with captains who value volume over precision. Be careful not to let it overheat; once the thing's up to speed you could fry eggs on it.
Rapid tier2 square icon.png Cotterell & Hathersage 'Beulah' Auto 5 650 +8 0.625 Veils at 25+ Sovereigns icon.png 750 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
Daedalian Engineering
"Why should Punishment Weave the Veil with Iron Wheels of War" A short range, rapid-firing gun capable of quick turn arounds. Beloved by the short-tempered and the short-sighted.
Shotgun tier1 square icon.png Cotterell & Hathersage 'Emanation' Shrapnel 24 400 +40 0.6 Sovereigns icon.png 250 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
"For ever there is a Judgement." Effectively a locomotive-mounted blunderbuss, the Emanation fires a mauling spread of munitions and is best employed at close range. It has been described as 'A proper b____r to reload.'
Shotgun tier3 square icon.png Caminus Yards 'Blackjape' Shrapnel 24 350 +30 0.8 Iron at 50+ Sovereigns icon.png 800 Sovereigns St Dominic's Augmentations
Daedalian Engineering
The Last Autumnal Slope
"I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all." An automatic shotgun which compensates in efficiency for what it lacks in power. Many a skyfarer has found themselves distributed widely and bloodily after underestimating the Blackjape.
Mine tier2 square icon.png Wit & Vinegar 'Sneeze-Lurker' Mines 10 (+10 blast) 750 +35 0.286 Iron at 25+ Sovereigns icon.png 1000 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering
St Dominic's Augmentations
"The secret of success in life is to be ready for opportunity when it comes." A mine favoured by captains eager to bedevil pursuit.
Mine tier4 square icon.png Wit & Vinegar 'Zounderkite' Mines 25 1000 +50 0.5 Mirrors at 75+ Sovereigns icon.png 2500 Sovereigns Daedalian Engineering "Success is the child of audacity." A heavy mine, which can be deployed from an engine's aft to hobble the enemy. The friend of the tactician, the saboteur and all who intend to fight another day.
Marauder mangonel square icon.png Reclaimed Marauder Mangonel Sniper 25 750 +50 0.5 Sovereigns icon.png 100 Sovereigns (Sell) Reach Marauder "The fire-eyed maid of smoky war, all hot and bleeding will we offer them." A rickety weapon that indiscriminately lobs smoking balls of super-heated debris.

Large Armaments[edit | edit source]

Module Type Damage Range Heat DpH[1] Requires Cost Obtained Flavor Text
Rapid tier4 square icon.png Caminus Yards 'Saintfire' Auto 5 700 +7 0.714 Veils at 75+ Sovereigns icon.png 1800 Sovereigns Daedalian Engineering
The Last Autumnal Slope
"Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap." The bright star in the Caminus Yards' firmament, the Saintfire is a Gatling gun of unparalleled ferocity. Not advisable if you want to take prisoners.
Shotgun tier4 square icon.png Cotterell & Hathersage 'Golgonooza' Shrapnel 40 350 +35 1.142 Iron at 75+ Sovereigns icon.png 2000 Sovereigns Daedalian Engineering
The Last Autumnal Slope
"What immortal hand or eye, dare frame thy fearful symmetry?" The pride and terror of Cotterell & Hathersage, colloquially known as 'the Finisher'. Its recoil is never forgotten by those who fire her. The opinion of those fired upon is best sourced through a good medium.
Rocket tier1 square icon.png Portsmouth House 'Albertine Candle' Rocket 8 (+6 blast) 1000 +45 0.178 (0.311) Sovereigns icon.png 750 Sovereigns Abraham's Engineering 'The sunbeam strikes along the world'. A swift rocket that can be detonated at range; what it lacks for accuracy, it more than compensates for in spectacle. It must be mounted in a large weapon slot.
Rocket tier3 square icon.png Portsmouth House 'Her Renewed Majesty's Jubilee' Rocket 20 (+20 blast) 1000 +60 0.333 (0.666) Veils at 50+ Sovereigns icon.png 1500 Sovereigns St Dominic's Augmentations 'Up my Britons, on my chariot, on my chargers, trample them under us.' An eruption of hateful radiance with a light homing ability. It can be detonated remotely and with enormous power. It must be mounted in a large weapon slot.
Uninvited square icon.png The 'Uninvited' Shrapnel 27 750 +40 0.675 Hearts at 25+ Sovereigns icon.png 500 Sovereigns (Sell) Guests "The cannons have their bowels full of wrath, And ready mounted are they to spit forth." This heavy, custom weapon fires triple-gobbets of gunge, machine-milked from imprisoned Guests. It must be mounted in a large weapon slot.
Tears of astolat square icon.png 'The Tears of Astolat' Auto 4 750 +6 0.667 Hearts at 50+ Sovereigns icon.png 250 Sovereigns (Sell) Deranged Dreadnought "The mirror crack'd from side to side." A relentless chain gun that fires shards of vitrified ammunition at a rapid clip. Ensure that the last thing your enemy sees is their own screaming face, reflected in the glass. This must be mounted in a large weapon slot.
Wrath of heaven square icon.png The Wrath of Heaven Rocket 50 (+40 blast) 1000 +60 0.833

(1.50)

Hearts at 75+ Sovereigns icon.png 1000 Sovereigns (Sell) Scorn Fluke "O war! thou son of hell, whom angry heavens do make their minister, throw in the frozen bosoms of our part. Hot coals of vengeance!" A gargantuan device that launches Correspondence-engraved rocks to express your displeasure. This must be mounted in a large weapon slot.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Damage Per Heat