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This article describes a Pixel Gun 3D weapon. If you're looking for the same weapon in Pixel Gun World, see Plasma Rifle (PGW).

Plasma Rifle 1

A former version of the Plasma Rifle in the old Armory.

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The Plasma Rifle in use.

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The 2X scope of the Plasma Rifle.

The Plasma Rifle was a Primary weapon introduced in the 6.0.0 update along with the Plasma Pistol and the Ninja Sword, the former version of the Katana.

Appearance

It has a silver base, an orange grip, orange battery magazine, and a large and futuristic looking orange barrel. The entire thing has small lines going across it. It also has a battery magazine that looks like the Prototype, High Voltage and some other guns. The sides of the gun will move out and in every time the weapons is shot.

Strategy

It has low damage, good rate of fire, medium capacity and average mobility.

Tips

  • Use it in medium-close ranges as the bursts travels slow.
  • The small radius allows for simultaneous hits on multiple targets so it's effective to attack enemies that are in a group to maximize overall damage output
  • When using a Jetpack, come down from directly above, while shooting down. Your fall speed is almost the same as the projectile speed, so they will all hit at once.
  • Works better for attacking and pushing forward then for retreating.

Counters

  • The bursts travel quite slowly so walking sideways while shooting at your enemy may prevent you from being hit
  • The gun emits a distinct glow so look for it in dark maps to reveal the users' location.
  • This weapon does not have a good fire rate, so going for the kill right away is a good strategy.
  • Pick off its users from long ranges.

Upgrades

Theme

Futuristic Themed

Supported Maps

Weapon Setups

Bring a sniper as well.

Trivia

  • It was previously called "Plasma Rifle PZ-1" and had a green barrel, just like the normal Plasma Pistol.
  • This weapon along with its pistol counterpart used to not cause no self-damage, despite being able to cause splash damage.
    • However. In 11.3.0 update it now cause self-damage along with other area damage weapons.
  • In the 10.0.0 update, it received 2 new upgrades.
  • It's one of two Primary weapons to feature a scope and area damage together.
  • An animation was added to this weapon in the 11.4.0 update, the sides parts of the weapon will go out and in every time the weapon is shot.
  • It was removed in the 12.0.0 update, and disguised as a Water Rifle.