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Laser Cannon (CI2)
LaserCannonCI2LV11
The Hero with the Laser Cannon (CI2) at ⚡20 in 'The Next Wave'

Color

Orange

Gift

LaserCannonCI2Present

Path

Straight

Speed

Instant

Max/Automatic firerate

8/s / ~3.876/s

Acceleration

Auto-targeting

Base damage at ⚡9

800

First Appearance

The Next Wave

Laser Cannon is one of the oldest weapons in the Chicken Invaders series, appearing in every game since The Next Wave. It made its first appearance in The Next Wave and got a visual update starting from Revenge of the Yolk and beyond. This page describes the version seen in The Next Wave.

Strategy

It fires lightning-fast bolts of focused energy, which will kill anything in their path. Range is infinite. Its main disadvantage is that it has no spread.

Pros

  • Instantly hits enemies.
  • Focused damage.
  • Very fast firerate.

Cons

  • It has no spread, making it a bad choice for asteroid waves.
  • It's the weakest weapon up until ⚡20.

Power Levels

This weapon has 11 power levels.

Image Name Description
LaserCannonCI2LV1
Level 0 (⚡0)
This is the power level you start with. One Weak A laser is fired up from the tip of your ship. The base damage per volley is 80. Once you die, your firepower won't decrease.
LaserCannonCI2LV2
Level 1 (⚡1)
Two Weak A lasers are fired up from the rear weapon pods. The base damage per volley is 160. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 0.
LaserCannonCI2LV3
Level 2 (⚡2)
Three Weak A lasers are fired up from the rear weapon pods and from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 240. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 1.
LaserCannonCI2LV4
Level 3 (⚡3)
Two Weak A lasers are fired from the rear weapon pods and one Medium from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 320. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 1.
LaserCannonCI2LV5
Level 4 (⚡4)
Two Medium projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods and one Weak A from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 400. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 2.
LaserCannonCI2LV6
Level 5 (⚡5)
Three Medium projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods and from the tip of the ship. The projectile from the tip of the ship is fired up, while the projectiles from the rear weapon pods are fired to the sides. The base damage per volley is 480. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 2.
LaserCannonCI2LV7
Level 6 (⚡6)
Two Weak B lasers are fired from the rear weapon pods and one Strong A from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 560. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 3.
LaserCannonCI2LV8
Level 7 (⚡7)
Two Strong A projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods. The base damage per volley is 640. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 3.
LaserCannonCI2LV9
Level 8 (⚡8)
Two Strong A projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods and one Weak A from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 720. Once you die, your firepower decreases to 4.
LaserCannonCI2LV10
Level 9 (⚡9)
Two Strong A projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods and one Medium from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley is 800. Once you die, your firepower will be halved if you're playing the original, or it will decrease by 5 once you're above ⚡10 if you're playing the remastered version.
LaserCannonCI2LV11
Level 10 (⚡20)
Three Strong B projectiles are fired from the rear weapon pods and from the tip of the ship. The base damage per volley has been drastically increased to become 1920. Once you die, your firepower will be halved if you're playing the original, or it will decrease by 5 if you're playing the remastered version.

Projectiles

This weapon has three types of projectiles and five subtypes.

Image Name Damage Description
LaserCannonCI2Medium
Weak
80
(Type A)
120
(Type B)
This is the weak Laser Cannon laser. It's very thin. Once fired, it will hit the target instantenously. It has two subtypes present, the first one dealing 80 damage, and the second one dealing 120 damage. The second subtype is used exclusively in the 6th power level, while the first subtype is used in subtypes 0-4 and 8.
LaserCannonCI2Weak
Medium
160
This is the medium Laser Cannon laser. It's not as thin as the Weak laser. Once fired, it will hit the target instantenously. It only has one subtype present, in which it deals 160 damage. It's used in power levels 3-5 and 9.
LaserCannonCI2Strong
Strong
320
(Type A)
640
(Type B)
This is the strong Laser Cannon laser. It's much thicker than the previous lasers. Once fired, it will hit the target instantenously. It has two subtypes present, the first one dealing 320 damage, and the second one dealing twice as much damage as the first one. The first subtype is used in power levels 6-9, while the second subtype is used exclusively in the final power level.

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