Ion Cannon

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Ion Cannon
Hull Damage (dps)3,800
Shield Damage (dps)66,100 kJ
Range5.12 km
Rate of Fire33 shots/minute
Projectile Speed387 m/s
Max Weapon Energy4,000 MJ
Energy Cost/Second503 MJ/sec
Ware Ion Cannon
Cargo ClassXL
Min. Price (Cr)924,167
Ave. Price (Cr)973,860
Max. Price (Cr)1,022,553


The Ion Cannon, sometimes abbreviated to IC, is a Boron capital ship weapon that does minimal hull damage but massive damage to shields and causes many other side-effects.

Encyclopedia Entry[edit]

A deadly weapon found on frigates, destroyers and carriers. Upscaling IPG technology and taking advantage of the massive energy available to capital ships, the Ion Cannon is the pinnacle of Boron ion weaponry. A huge amount of ion energy is concentrated into a single projectile and can disrupt a target ship's systems, such as engines and weapons, in addition to causing a large reduction in shield energy.


An unusual capital weapon with the highest shield damage rate in the game, the Ion Cannon deals a large variety of hidden effects, such as energy draining, high chance of equipment damage, speed reduction and suchlike. Its effectiveness against hulls is poor, leading it to be used in conjunction with the Gauss Cannon to cause massive damage on both sides of enemy defence.

Known Compatible Ships[edit]

Available at Known Docks[edit]

Boron Equipment Dock - Queens Retribution