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Railgun MOAs are a larger variant of the standard MOAs, they are colored blue and are rarer. They fire at a much slower rate, but their attacks cause significantly more damage and as of Update 8.3 (2013-07-04) knock players to the ground upon being hit by the shot. They must charge their weapon before firing and are vulnerable during this time. Their shots have little travel time, and can pierce walls and objects, including FrostIcon272.png Frost's SnowGlobe130xDark.png Snow Globe.


Utilizing Mod TT 20px.png Handspring or Mod TT 20px.png Constitution (faster knockdown recovery) or both can reduce the knockdown time to minimize risk to players with low shields/armor/health. Mod TT 20px.png Sure Footed (Mod TT 20px.png Primed) and Mod TT 20px.png Power Drift grant a chance to resist the knockdown entirely.

Commonly found after 10 minutes on a Corpus controlled survival mission.

Farming Locations[]

These are based on opinions and may not be 100% true. These should be viewed as advice for finding the enemies until better facts are proven. For endless missions, players may need to stay in-mission for a while until these enemies start spawning.


Target Planet Name Type Level Tile Set
IconCorpusB.svg Europa Baal Exterminate 21 - 23 Corpus Ice Planet
IconCorpusB.svg Europa Kokabiel Sabotage 20 - 22 Corpus Ice Planet
IconCorpusB.svg Venus Kiliken Excavation 3 - 8 Corpus Outpost


Tactics[]

  • Railgun MOAs are similar to their standard variant, but slightly more durable and they position themselves to a long distance away from their targets.
  • As mentioned, Railgun MOAs take time before firing their railguns. Use this opportunity to destroy them.
  • All their shots cause short, disorienting stuns and even knockdown players in flight. If left unattended, large group of Railgun MOAs can easily dispatch heavily armored players.
  • Like its regulars, the Railgun MOA needs to stand stationary before it attempts to fire.
  • Railgun MOAs can engage their enemies behind cover once these enemies are spotted, as the railgun shots can pass through solid objects.

Notes[]

  • In Update 11.0 (2013-11-20), the Railgun MOA could no longer shoot through a single SnowGlobe130xDark.png Snow Globe, but as of Update 14.0 (2014-07-18) they can.
  • In an undocumented update, Railgun MOAs have been changed from firing a hitscan shot into a very fast slug.

Variants[]

Terra Railgun MOA General Miscellaneous
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Introduced Update 24.0 (2018-11-08)
Tileset Orb Vallis Codex Scans ?
Weapon Railgun Other Drops None
Statistics Mod Drops Mod TT 20px.png Organ Shatter 3.794%
Mod TT 20px.png Reach 3.794%
Mod TT 20px.png Fever Strike 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png Molten Impact 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png North Wind 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png Reflex Coil 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png Shocking Touch 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png Stretch 0.369%
Mod TT 20px.png Life Strike 0.101%
Mod TT 20px.png Split Chamber 0.101%
Robotic ?
DmgPunctureSmall64.png + DmgElectricitySmall64.png ++ DmgRadiationSmall64.png + DmgSlashSmall64.png - DmgToxinSmall64.png -
Shield ?
DmgImpactSmall64.png ++ DmgColdSmall64.png ++ DmgMagneticSmall64.png +++ DmgPunctureSmall64.png - DmgRadiationSmall64.png -
  • Terra Railgun MOAs are scannable but do not have a Codex entry.

Vapos Railgun MOA General Miscellaneous
VaposRailgunMoa.png
Introduced Update 25.0 (2019-05-22)
Tileset Corpus Gas City Codex Scans 5
Weapon CrpBFG.png Opticor Other Drops None
Statistics Mod Drops Mod TT 20px.png Trick Mag 1.1616%
15 Endo 1.1616%
Mod TT 20px.png Charged Chamber 0.3384%
50 Endo 0.3384%
Robotic 60
DmgPunctureSmall64.png + DmgElectricitySmall64.png ++ DmgRadiationSmall64.png + DmgSlashSmall64.png - DmgToxinSmall64.png -
Shield 150
DmgImpactSmall64.png ++ DmgColdSmall64.png ++ DmgMagneticSmall64.png +++ DmgPunctureSmall64.png - DmgRadiationSmall64.png -
Base Level 1

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Patch History[]

Update 8.3 (2013-07-04)

  • Railgun Moas will now knock you down instead of stagger you.
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