Exploding Ammunition Box

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Exploding Ammunition Box

Ammunition for the coilgun. Explodes on impact.
Used by Coilgun
Double Coilgun
 Bleeding (1)*
 Stun (0.025)*
Explosion (3m):
Explosion Radius 3 m
Armor penetration 10%
Severance chance 25%
Explosion: 25%
Structure damage 10 (impact)
5 (explosion)
Item Damage 270
Shots per magazine 100
Skill: Weapons: 50
C-4 Block
Zinc (x2) or Copper (x2)
Fabrication time 20s
Alternate recipe
Skill: Weapons: 40
C-4 Block
Zinc (x2) or Copper (x2)
Exploding Ammunition Box (≤10%)
Fabrication time for the alternate recipe 15s
Deconstructor Yield
Sodium (≥95%)
Minimum Difficulty 15%
Base Price 350 mk
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Identifier coilgunammoboxexplosive
Categories Weapon
Tags coilgunequipment, coilgunammo, ammobox

Exploding Ammunition Boxes are Coilgun & Double Coilgun ammunition.


Exploding Ammunition Boxes are a special type of ammo for the Coilgun and Double Coilgun. Unlike regular Coilgun Ammunition Boxes, expended rounds explode on contact with a surface or creature. Their high amount of damage combined with a big explosion area makes them a favorable choice for fighting any but the biggest threat. As a drawback, it is the only type of Coilgun or Double Coilgun ammo to hold a 100 rounds instead of 200.


Exploding Ammunition Boxes can be placed inside Coilgun Loaders to be used as ammuniton for the linked Coilgun or Double Coilgun. Their rounds cause high amounts of Deep Tissue Injuries and minor amounts of Bleeding.


  • In spite of having only half the shot capacity of normal Coilgun Ammunition, Explosive Coilgun Ammunition sports both superior damage per shot and damage per box. A normal coilgun bolt will inflict 15 damage. An exploding coilgun bolt will inflict 40 damage per bolt to a single target. Assuming every shot in a box will connect, a Coilgun Ammunition box will inflict 3000 over its use, whereas an Exploding Ammunition box will inflict 4000 over its use.
  • With respect to the aforementioned statement, although regular Coilgun Ammunition seems extraordinarily underwhelming: it usually performs better in practice than in theory. This is because it benefits more from weakspot damage modifiers than exploding ammunition, as it inflicts more direct-hit damage.

See Also

Submarine Weapons
Large Turrets
Handheld Weapons
Ranged Weapons
Melee Weapons
Ammunition & Explosives