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DY-225 (Projectile)
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The DY-225 heavy blaster pistol boasts performance that could almost be likened to a light rifle or carbine. Although it is an older model that has mostly been supplanted by more modern designs, the DY-225 still possesses a number of unique features that allow it to project accurate firepower beyond the effective range of most contemporary blaster pistols. This comes at a small cost in hitting power, as the blaster uses a slightly smaller quantity of tibanna gas per shot. This smaller quantity of gas is energised to a higher level than most pistols, resulting in a coherent blaster bolt that outranges most of its rivals and strays into the range of some lower-specification long guns.

This effective range spread makes the DY-225 attractive to some smaller security firms, where cost constraints preclude providing recruits with both a rifle and a pistol for close-range backup. It also remains a favourite with outlaws and frontiersmen, for whom the ability to reach targets beyond the range of most other sidearms is a matter of survival. Merr-Sonn Technologies still maintains a production line for these blasters, periodically manufacturing a small number of DY-225s to meet demand. The pistols are also relatively easy to repair and maintain – a positive trait that sees this weapon in relatively common use despite its age.

Raw Materials
  • Quantum: 1
  • Meleenium: 6
  • Tibannagas: 2
  • Varium: 1
Damage
  • Type: Energy (P)
  • Fire Power: 11
  • Minimum Damage: 4
  • Maximum Damage: 10
Range & Hit Rate
  • Optimum Range: 4
  • Drop Off: 4.5
  • Maximum Hits: 4
Details
  • Dual Wielded: No
  • Slots: Secondary, Primary
Dimensions
  • Weight: 1.6 kg
  • Volume: 0.1 m³
Production
  • Batch: 13
  • Per Unit Value: 202 CR
  • Batch Value: 2,620 CR
  • Recommended Workers: 6
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