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For an overview of laser rifle models in the Fallout series of games, see laser rifle.
For the Gun Runners' Arsenal version of this weapon, see Tri-beam laser rifle (GRA).
 
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The tri-beam laser rifle is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

CharacteristicsEdit

The tri-beam laser rifle has the appearance of a "sawed-off" laser rifle, missing the tube on the bottom length of the barrel, being rather shorter than other models, and having a new emitter aperture and attached wires. The new emitter fires three laser beams with each shot. While uncommon in the wasteland, it can be readily found with the New Vegas Brotherhood of Steel. It uses 3 microfusion cells when fired. This weapon degrades very quickly and is very expensive to repair. With the Jury Rigging perk it can be repaired by normal laser rifles.

Due to the fact that it fires 3 beams at once, it can score a critical hit for each beam outside of V.A.T.S. This effect allows it to sometimes amount to a huge amount of damage per shot. Depending on the player's perks and Luck, this weapon can be a good choice just for its 3 beam shot.

DurabilityEdit

The tri-beam laser rifle degrades rapidly, as it can only fire a total of about 245 times using standard cells, the equivalent of 31 reloads, from full condition before breaking.

Ammunition typeDurability
ShotsReloads
Standard24531
Bulk29037
Optimized22328
Over charge16221
Max charge9512

VariantsEdit

ComparisonEdit

Legend
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 actionIcon dapIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratioIcon abilityIcon fist
Laser rifle 22
67.83.08x1.522181.20.025246208800100253
Laser rifle Icon plus 31.6
(15.8x2)
97.43.08x1.522181.80.0252462083200400253
AER14 prototype 35
1053x235201.80.022524(12)4958.52200258.8253
Van Graff laser rifle 15
46.23.08x1.515180.80.02524270880010003
Tri-beam laser rifle 66
(22x3)
1802.73x1.522232.90.524(8)24594800533.3754
Tri-beam laser rifle Gametitle-FNV GRA66
(22x3)
1802.73x1.522232.90.524(8)24594800533.3754
Tri-beam laser rifle Icon plus Gametitle-FNV GRA75
(25x3)
204.52.73x1.522233.30.548(16)4959106001177.8754

LocationsEdit

NotesEdit

  • The tri-beam laser rifle boasts a greater damage per second and critical hit multiplier when compared to its plasma equivalent, the multiplas rifle. However, the tri-beam laser rifle is heavier, and much more expensive to repair.
  • As with the multiplas rifle, use of over charge or max charge microfusion cells allows the weapon to overcome its flaws against most armored targets, but the increased degradation effect is also applied for each shot.

BugsEdit

  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360 When dropped from your inventory, the rifle may spawn above you and kill you as it falls. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc The iron sight of the weapon is way too high, blocking nearly the entire screen when firing. [verified]

SoundsEdit

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ReloadVB
JamVB
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