For the technology see Kinetic Weapons (Retribution)

Kinetic weapons are one of the three weapon types used in Galactic Civilizations III. Generally consuming Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium in their construction, kinetic weapons are by default short-range (+700 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Range Stat Icon.png Kinetic Range), fast cooldown (+4 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Cooldown Stat Icon.png Kinetic Cooldown) and low accuracy (+80% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Accuracy Stat Icon.png Kinetic Accuracy). Their defensive counter is Unrecognized icon name GC3 Armor Rating Stat Icon.png Armor.

Kinetic weapons

These components provide Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack capability to an individual ship.

Name Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Weapon Mass Icon.png Kinetic Mass Unrecognized icon name GC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Kinetic Cost Unrecognized icon name GC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Unrecognized icon name GC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Resources Technology Required
Basic Railgun 1 8 20 0.5 0.2 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Weapons Systems
Superior Railgun 2 8 30 0.5 0.3 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Kinetic Weapons
Mass Driver 3 8 60 0.5 0.5 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Pulse Cannons
Prototype Durantium Driver 3 8 60 0.5 0.6 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Pulse Cannons
Pulse Cannon 4 8 40 0.5 0.5 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Pulse Cannons
Graviton Driver 6 8 60 0.5 0.5 2 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Graviton Thrower
Vulcanic Driver 5 8 90 0.5 0.5 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Quantum Drivers
Quantum Driver 7 8 90 0.5 0.6 2 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Quantum Drivers
Singularity Driver 8 8 90 0.5 0.7 3 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Thulium 32.png Thulium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Singularity Drivers

Augments

These modules provide Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic weapon bonuses to an individual ship.

Augment Effects Unrecognized icon name GC3 Threat Icon.png Threat Unrecognized icon name GC3 Value Icon.png Value Unrecognized icon name GC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Kinetic Cost Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Weapon Mass Icon.png Kinetic Mass Unrecognized icon name GC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Technology
Rapid Reload -50% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Cooldown Stat Icon.png Kinetic Cooldown, -15% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Accuracy Stat Icon.png Kinetic Accuracy 5 2 50 8 0.5 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Kinetic Weapons
Kinetic Accelerator +50% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Range Stat Icon.png Kinetic Range 5 2 50 8 0.5 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Kinetic Augmentation
Armor Piercing Unrecognized icon name GC3 Armor Rating Stat Icon.png Armor damaged like ordinary Unrecognized icon name GC3 HitPoints Icon.png Hit Points 5 2 100 8 0.5 Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Mass Manipulation

Support modules

These modules provide Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic weapon bonuses to an entire fleet.

Augment Effects Unrecognized icon name GC3 Value Icon.png Value Unrecognized icon name GC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Construction Cost Unrecognized icon name GC3 Generic Stat Icon.png Support Module Mass Unrecognized icon name GC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Resource Technology
Inertial Dampeners +10% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack 2 12 15 1 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Kinetic Augmentation
Inertial Field Projector +25% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack 4 32 15 1 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Mass Manipulation
Acceleration Field +25% Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Range Stat Icon.png Kinetic Range 8 44 15 1 1 Unrecognized icon name GC3 Icon Durantium.png Durantium Unrecognized icon name GC3 S Ships Icon.png Inertial Magnification

Kinetic weapons in the Lost Treasures DLC

Ancient Singularity Cannon

The Ancient Singularity Cannon is unlocked by the Ancient Singularity Cannon event. Only one can be built per player.

Choice Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Weapon Mass Icon.png Kinetic Mass Unrecognized icon name GC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Kinetic Cost Unrecognized icon name GC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Unrecognized icon name GC3 Threat Icon.png Threat
Benevolent 15 25 125 0 0.6
Pragmatic 8 15 125 0 0.6
Malevolent 15 25 125 0 0.6

Ancient Kinetic Augmenter

The Ancient Kinetic Augmenter is unlocked by the Ancient Kinetic Augmenter event.

Choice Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Attack Stat Icon.png Kinetic Attack (fleet) Unrecognized icon name GC3 Kinetic Weapon Mass Icon.png Kinetic Mass Unrecognized icon name GC3 Productive Ability Icon.png Kinetic Cost Unrecognized icon name GC3 Ship Maintenance Stat Icon.png Ship Maintenance Unrecognized icon name GC3 Threat Icon.png Threat
Benevolent 0 +15% 15 125 0 0.6
Pragmatic 20 +25% 15 125 0 0.6
Malevolent 10 +0% 15 125 0 0.6
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