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The Propulsion Cannon is a tool crafted with the Fabricator. It can be modified to the Repulsion Cannon with the Modification Station. The Propulsion Cannon takes up four slots in the player's Inventory.
The main function of the Propulsion Cannon is to attract and launch objects with its beam, including small Fauna or Flora and Harvesting Nodes within a range of 19 meters or less. It is also used to move away debris blocking the player's path in the Aurora and in wrecks.
Objects can be suspended via the Propulsion Cannon by aiming at the object and pressing player can also load an item from their inventory into the Propulsion Cannon by pressing (Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:). Once an object is loaded, the player can launch the object by pressing (Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:) again. Pressing (Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:) with an item loaded releases the object without launching it. Attracted objects can be picked up by the player with (Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:). This makes the Propulsion Cannon useful to catch fish and pick up hard-to-reach items.(Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:). The
If a Bleeder latches onto the player's arm, the player can use the Propulsion Cannon to grab the Bleeder. It can then be blasted off.
The Propulsion Cannon uses energy from a Battery or Ion Battery, which can be replaced with (Xbox One:, PlayStation 4:). While picking up objects does not use any energy, holding objects with the Propulsion Cannon uses 1 unit of energy every 1.43 seconds (41.96 energy per minute, 143 seconds for a full Battery or 715 seconds for a full Ion Battery). Launching objects uses 4 units of energy.
The Propulsion Cannon can be recharged with the Swim Charge Fins.
Uses in Crafting
Data Bank Entry
The propulsion cannon allows technicians to manipulate gravitational forces at ranges of up to 20m. It is commonly used in construction and mining to move materials.
'The Prop Cannon: Some species are telekinetic. For everyone else, there's Alterra.'
- The Propulsion Cannon has many similarities to the gravity gun from the Half-Life series. The developers have admitted to using it as a design inspiration.
- The largest object that can be grabbed is the Seamoth, although it is difficult to move.
- The Propulsion Cannon's in development model was the same as the Stasis Rifle's current model.
Spoiler alert: The following section contains story related material.
- ↑ https://trello.com/c/d9QkTWfN/3325-prototype-propulsion-gun Dated January 7, 2015.