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This page is about the modified version that appears with the Broken Steel add-on. For the standard version that appears in Fallout 3 without the Broken Steel add-on, see Colonel Autumn's laser pistol.
For an overview of laser pistol models in the Fallout series of games, see laser pistol.
 
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Colonel Autumn's laser pistol is a specially modified AEP7 laser pistol found on Colonel Autumn.

BackgroundEdit

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The AEP7 laser pistol was put into service to replace the AEP5 model.[1] With a generous battery size, tight shot grouping at range, resilience to extended use, and fairly decent damage output, it is a very good choice for a sidearm and is used extensively in this role by the Brotherhood of Steel and the Enclave in the Capital Wasteland.

As the successor to the AEP5, it boasted a redesigned focusing crystal pattern, an improved photonic focusing chamber, and selectable laser focus,[1] wavelength, pulse energy and repetition rate.[2] In addition, it was lighter and less bulky than its predecessor and was perceived as a step toward replacing the N99 10mm pistol with a laser weapon as the standard issue sidearm for military forces.[1]

The AEP7 was produced in large numbers thanks to newly developed manufacturing technologies in the United States, although logistics and supply issues (caused by prolonged war with China) prevented its wide-scale deployment.[1]

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon, like many other unique weapon variants, is visually identical to its common counterpart. It is powered by easy to find energy cells, uses very few action points, and can be repaired with its common variant, the AEP7 laser pistol.

With the Broken Steel add-on installed, Colonel Autumn's laser pistol has been reduced to a semi-automatic weapon along with several stats being modified to reflect the slower rate of fire. Its stats would be reduced to the same as the Smuggler's End, except it weighs 1 more pound and is worth 30 less caps. It now does less damage than Protectron's Gaze. It is also no longer classified as a quest item.

DurabilityEdit

Colonel Autumn's laser pistol (Broken Steel) can fire a total of about 694 times, the equivalent of 24 reloads, from full condition before breaking, roughly 32 fewer times than the normal laser pistol.

VariantsEdit

ComparisonEdit

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Icon melee- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Icon sequence- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Icon gun- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Icon action- Action point cost
Icon damage- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Icon dap- Damage per action point
Icon dps- Damage per secondIcon spread- Weapon spread
Icon explosion- Area of effect damageAssault carbine extended magazines- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Icon effect- Effect damage & durationIcon repair- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Icon bonus effect- Bonus effectsIcon weight- Weight
Icon attack- Attacks per secondIcon merchant- Value in caps
Icon chance- Critical chance % multiplierIcon ratio- Value to weight ratio
Icon critical damage- Critical damageIcon ability- Skill required
Icon crit effect- Critical effect damage & durationIcon fist- Strength required
Icon plus- With all mods attached
Icon gunIcon damageIcon dpsIcon attackIcon chanceIcon critical damageIcon sequenceIcon actionIcon dapIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratio
Laser pistol 12
726x1.5121170.70.0307293320106.7
Colonel Autumn's laser pistol 10
12012x0.08222171.20.03012502420210
Colonel Autumn's laser pistol Gametitle-FO3 BS18
1086x1.5181171.10.0306943420140
Protectron's Gaze 24
(4.8x5)
723x1241171.42.5205213320106.7
Smuggler's End 18
1086x1.5181171.10.0306942450225

LocationEdit

It is found on Colonel Autumn in the Jefferson Memorial Rotunda during the quest Take it Back!.

Related questsEdit

BugsEdit

  • Playstation 3Icon ps3 While using the laser pistol in third person, the player character's upper right arm may either twist, or 'compress' while firing. [verified]
  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360 The automatic firing rate can return to the regular firing rate due to an unknown bug. [verified]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Citadel terminal entry on the AEP7 laser pistol in Fallout 3. [1]
  2. DCTA laser firearms protocol. [1]
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