|Rapid-fire short-range explosive cannon|
The Flak is a primary weapon that uses ammo instead of energy. Flak is a rapid fire short ranged area of effect weapon. Flak dishes out good damage while also disorienting enemy auto-ops. Upgraded versions increase rate of fire as well as damage and range depending on which version player selects. Multiplayer version of Flak is a modified version of the Vulkan (VK) and Plus (+) combined.
Base: Rapid-fire short-range micro-explosives. Uses 1 Ammo per shot.
Plus (+): Higher rate of fire (~20%)
Extra Damage (DX): Higher damage and impact force (~20% each)
Vulkan (VK): Ramped rate of fire (~10%), and shots fly farther (~50%)
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AN EXPLOSIVE-PROJECTILE SYSTEM DESIGNED TO ANNIHILATE RUBBLE. THE FLAK CANNON'S DEVELOPMENT PROCEEDED SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THAT OF THE CRUSHER AT KANTOR'S INSISTENCE THAT INTERNAL COMPETITION WOULD LEAD TO BETTER RESULTS THAN SANVI TAMBOLI'S TECHNOLOGY SHARING-INITIATIVE. THE CRUSHER HAS PROVEN MORE POPULAR IN SALES FOR USE ON HUMAN-OPERATED MINING VEHICLES, BUT THE FLAK ENGINEERING TEAM STILL GLOATS ABOUT THEIR DESIGN BEING USED SO EFFECTIVELY IN THE OGRE AUTO-OP.