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The Heavy Gunner perk increases the damage dealt by heavy weapons such as miniguns, missile launchers, Fat Man, etc.
|1||STR 5||Thanks to practice and conditioning, heavy guns do 20% more damage.||0004A0D6|
|2||STR 5, LVL 11||Heavy guns now do 40% more damage, and have improved hip fire accuracy.||0004A0D7|
|3||STR 5, LVL 21||Heavy guns now do 60% more damage. Hip fire accuracy is increased even more.||0004A0D8|
|4||STR 5, LVL 35||Heavy guns now do 80% more damage and have a chance to stagger your opponent.||00065E2A|
|5||STR 5, LVL 47||Heavy guns now do double damage.||00065E2B|
For explosive heavy weapons, Heavy Gunner also increases explosives damage. This stacks with the Demolition Expert perk and taking both to their highest rank will result in 4 times damage (2 x 2).
|1||Your non-explosive heavy guns now do +10% damage.||0031AF14|
|2||Your non-explosive heavy guns now do +15% damage.||0031AF15|
|3||Your non-explosive heavy guns now do +20% damage.||0031AF16|
This perk modifies the following weapons, as well as their unique variants:
- Fallout 76 patch 184.108.40.206 - Items: "Weapons: The M79 Grenade Launcher and the Auto Grenade Launcher are now classified as heavy weapons, and correctly benefit from all heavy weapons perks except Heavy Gunner, as they benefit from Demolitions Expert instead."