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The Gauss minigun is a weapon in the Fallout 76 Wastelanders update.

CharacteristicsEdit

The Gauss minigun is a powerful automatic ballistic weapon. Compared to the 50 cal machine gun, the Gauss minigun has increased damage, accuracy, and nearly twice the clip size. It can be further upgraded to deal energy damage, increase ammo capacity, and greatly increase fire rate. When crafted, Gauss miniguns use legendary modules, becoming legendary weapons with randomly determined effects.

As with other Wastelanders weapons only accessible with gold bullion, Gauss miniguns cannot be traded, dropped, or sold to vendors.

CraftingEdit

Gauss miniguns are always crafted at the maximum level available to the player character. The weapon will be a one-star, two-star, or three-star legendary weapon with randomly determined effects.

Materials:Requirements:Produces:
Screw (15)
Silver (4)
Spring (6)
Steel (15)
Icon range
Icon level
Gauss minigun (1)

Weapon modificationsEdit

Weapon mods can only be crafted if the corresponding plan is known. Mod plans for the Gauss minigun are bought from Mortimer in exchange for bullion and cannot be learned from scrapping Gauss miniguns.

Barrel
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Standard barrelStandard.Steel x17
Aluminum x6
Copper x9
Nuclear material x5
Gears x4
Circuitry x6
Rubber x8
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Tri barrelBetter rate of fire and durability. Inferior range and accuracy.Triple barrel+18-84-1Science 1
Plan: Gauss minigun triple barrel
Aluminum x11
Oil x7
Spring x8
Screw x8
Gears x11
Adhesive x5
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Penta barrelImproved rate of fire. Reduced damage and accuracy. Inferior range.Penta barrel-15+31-84-1Science 1
Plan: Gauss minigun penta barrel
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Tesla coil
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
No Tesla coilStandard.?005894a4
Prime capacitorSuperior damage. Bonus damage to Scorchbeasts and Scorched.Prime+13Uses ultracite ammoGunsmith 5
Plan: Gauss minigun prime capacitor
Steel x17
Aluminum x2
Ultracite x5
Oil x5
Screw x6
Gears x6
Adhesive x4
Pure crimson flux x2
Pure violet flux x2
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Tesla coil capacitorAdds better Electrical damage. Improved reload speed and ammo capacity.Tesla capacitor+6 Icon electrical+150
+Reload spd
Science 1
Plan: Gauss minigun Tesla capacitor
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Tesla coil dynamoAdds electrical damage. Superior ammo capacity.Tesla dynamo+3 Icon electrical+250
-Reload spd
Science 1
Plan: Gauss minigun Tesla dynamo
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Sights
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
No sightsStandard.?005894a6
Gunner sightsBetter accuracy, focus and sighted accuracy.Glow-sighted+15+1.8Science 1
Plan: Gauss minigun gunner sights
Aluminum x2
Screw x1
Adhesive x1
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GalleryEdit

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