Atomos is a Grineer particle cannon, firing a -based beam that can chain between multiple enemies.
This weapon can be sold for
2,500; it is also a requisite ingredient for .
This weapon deals
Innate damage – effective against Heat health and shields.
Can hit multiple enemies with a single beam.
Enemy corpses will still allow the beam to connect to nearby enemies.
Large magazine size.
Has a polarity.
Damage cannot be converted with , Impact or Puncture mods.
Slash Damage ramps up from 35% to 100% over 0.6 seconds when firing. After firing stops for 0.8 seconds, the damage decays back to 35% over 2 seconds.
Main beam has a limited range of 15 meters.
Chain beam has a limited range of 7 meters.
Poor ammo efficiency.
When fired at an enemy, the beam from the Atomos will link between multiple adjacent enemies within 3 meters of the initial target and each other, and any caught in the width of the beam will also be damaged. It has a small radius of damage around the beam, similar to the and Ignis .
The Atomos can chain between enemies a maximum of 3 times, for a total of 4 enemies hit simultaneously including the original target.
The beam can also continue to chain to enemies even if targeting a dead enemy or an enemy who is dead but in a dying animation.
The Atomos covers up part of the reticle when aiming. This combined with the beams behavior of slowly rotating around a central point means that occasionally the beam will fire behind the weapon with no way of knowing if you are aiming at the enemy or not.
Atomos is the Greek word for "undivided", and is the origin of the word Atom, referring to the smallest constituents of physical matter identifiable as a chemical element.
Anastomosis is a Greek word meaning the reconnecting of various streams, such as in blood vessels or river deltas.
As of the release of Atomos, it is now possible to have a loadout consisting of purely damage, combined with Heat , Ignis or Silva & Aegis , and Twin Basolk / Chroma (with the appropriate energy color) or Chroma Prime / Ember .
Ember Prime When reloading, two sections are removed and subsequently replaced individually, unlike other weapons. It can be speculated that one could be fuel and the other an igniting agent or propellant.
The Atomos's visual effects will not go through 's Volt , but it will interact with the shield normally.
Atomos in Codex. Preview image of the Atomos.
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Patch History Edit
Fixed Atomos missing its beam chain FX.
Fixed Beam weapons not being able to damage enemies (alive but in a ragdolled state) when being affected by certain ‘crowd control’ Abilities.
Damage now ramps up over 0.6 seconds and after moving off target there is a delay of 0.8 seconds before it starts to decay over 2 seconds.
All Beam weapons now start their Damage ramp up at 20% (instead of 10%).
The Multishot chance should now apply more consistently with Beam weapons.
Weapon Range Mods (like Sinister Reach) no longer affect the distance of chains for chainable Beam weapons (like the Amprex). Main Beam distance is still affected by them.
Fixed Beam weapons continuously firing when quick Meleeing.
Chain Range increased from 4m to 7m.
Increased the Beam weapon Damage ramp up time from 0.8 to 1 second.
Fixed Beam weapon Damage ramp up not happening per target.
Perfect accuracy and high fire rate is balanced by limited range and damage ramping up from 10% to 100% over 0.8 seconds when firing and decays back to 10% over 1 second after stopping.
Mastery Rank increased from 4 to 5.
Damage changed from 50 Heat per sec to 29 Heat per tick.
Fire Rate increased from 5 to 8.
Status Chance increased from 10% per sec to 21% per tick of damage.
Critical chance increased from 5% to 15%.
Critical Damage increased from 1.5x to 1.7x.
Magazine size increased from 50 to 70.
Max Ammo increased from 210 to 300.
Aimed Zoom reduced from 2.23x to 1.2x.
Fixed a rare crash from starting a mission with a beam style weapon.
Fixed performance issues related to the Atomos.
Fixed an issue with the Atomos rumble on controllers.
Tweaked the Atomos rumbling feedback duration when using a controller.
Atomos' Conclave magazine reduced from 50 to 30.
Update: The Index Preview
Increased damage of Atomos in Conclave.
Decreased the rumble amount on controllers when continuously firing the Atomos.
Fixed the Atomos causing Mag’s Bullet Attractor bubble to turn black when hit.
Fixed the Atomos not properly alerting enemies on use.
Fixed some lingering visual FX from Atomos when used with Mirage’s Hall of Mirrors.
Atomos damage increased in PvP.
Fixed an issue causing Atomos particle effects to hover in mid-air after being fired.
Fixed a visual bug related to using the Atomos on certain enemies.
Last updated: Hotfix 23.0.1
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