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Gorgon
Gorgon
Thông tin chung
Chỗ lắp Primary
Loại vũ khí Assault Rifle
Kiểu bắn Auto
Chỉ số
Độ ồn 45.0m
Tốc độ bắn 12.5  đạn/giây
Băng đạn 90 đạn
Đạn dự trữ 540 đạn
Chỉ số cơ bản
Impact wImpact 18.75
Puncture wPuncture 3.75
Slash wSlash 2.5
Khác
Polarities None
Sử dụng bởi Heavy Gunner + Variants
Corrupted Heavy Gunner
Manic Bombard
Ra mắt tại Vanilla
The Gorgon sports a large clip that allows it to provide suppressing fire and sustain a high damage rate over a long time. Its high fire rate is only achieved following a short wind-up cycle.


The Gorgon is a powerful Grineer light machine gun with a rapid fire rate and a huge magazine, used by Lieutenant Lech Kril, Manic Bombards, and Grineer Heavy Gunners. It has a small spool-up period during which it fires slowly, before reaching maximum fire-rate. Due to the massive magazine and high fire-rate, the Gorgon is capable of high sustained damage, offset only by the long reload time in between.

This weapon was removed from the market in Update 10.3. The blueprint was only available from Login Rewards tier 2 and 3 prior to Update 18.0.

This weapon can be sold for 7,500‍ Credits64.

Khu chế tác: Yêu cầu
Credits64
25.000
Morphics64
5
Ferrite64
5.000
Salvage64
6.000
Circuits64
1.000
Thời gian: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
Giá MarketIcon Market: Platinum64N/A Giá Blueprint2 Blueprint: Credits64N/A

Characteristics

This weapon deals primarily Impact b.svg Impact damage.

Advantages

  • Good base damage.
  • High damage per second once fully spooled.
  • High sustainable rate of fire.
  • Large magazine size.
  • Can use the Gorgon-exclusive Gorgon Frenzy mod. (Conclave only)

Disadvantages

  • Requires a short period of time to reach optimal firing rate.
  • Inaccurate beyond medium range.
  • Inefficient ammo economy.
  • Slow reload speed.
  • Relatively low Slash b.svg Slash and Puncture b Puncture damage – less effective against health and armor.
  • Very high recoil.
  • Low critical damage and chance.

Comparisons

  • Gorgon, compared to Gorgon Wraith:
    • Lower base damage (25.0 vs. 27.0).
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (18.75 vs. 23.0).
      • Slightly higher Puncture b Puncture damage (3.75 vs. 2.7).
      • Slightly higher Slash b.svg Slash damage (2.5 vs. 1.3).
    • Lower fire rate (12.5 rounds/s vs. 13.3 rounds/s).
    • Lower status chance (5.0% vs. 15.0%).
    • Lower accuracy (8.3 vs. 10.5).
    • Longer reload time (4.2s vs. 3.0s).
  • Gorgon, compared to Prisma Gorgon:
    • Lower critical chance (10.0% vs. 15.0%).
    • Lower critical damage (1.5x vs. 2.0x).
    • Smaller magazine (90 rounds vs. 120 rounds).
    • Smaller ammo capacity (540 rounds vs. 840 rounds).
    • Slower fire rate (12.5 vs. 14.2).
    • Lower accuracy (8.3 vs. 14.3).
    • Slower reload (4.2s vs. 3.0s).
    • Slower spool-up (15 rounds vs. 12 rounds).
    • Higher recoil.

Weapon Loadouts

Tips

  • The Gorgon is exceptionally useful to fight the Jackal or any other enemy that requires sustained damage, although you should just shoot down the legs and reload while the Jackal is on the ground. Sustained fire wastes bullets when the boss is transitioning.
  • After the spool up time, it is possible to use the Gorgon in quick short bursts, allowing you to keep up the high rate of fire, but with less recoil and fewer bullets wasted, making the Gorgon usable at medium to medium long ranges.
  • You can retain the 'charge' of the fire rate by sprinting. This way the weapon stops shooting but as long as you keep the fire button held down, the fire rate will not reset and the weapon will resume fast firing once you stop sprinting.
  • Use the Rifle Ammo Mutation mod to compensate for lost ammo due to the weapons high rate of consuming ammunition on full spool.
  • Speed Trigger decreases the charge time considerably, though the increased maximum fire rate causes the weapon to burn through ammo reserves extremely quickly. Consider firing in bursts.
  • Stabilizer to reduce recoil and make the weapon more steady. This is very important even though you will lose a mod slot.

Notes

Trivia

  • In Greek mythology, there are three Gorgons (Γοργών); Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa. Their hair was made of living snakes, and anyone who would look at one of these three sisters would become stone.
    • The word Gorgon (Γοργώ) is derived from the Greek word "gorgós," meaning "dreadful."
  • The box on the right side of the trigger is the magazine, as seen in the current reload animations.
  • The Gorgon appears to use a motor-driven feed system and action as there is a sound akin to a motor spinning down when the trigger is released. This may also explain the need to spool up before it reaches the full fire rate.
    • As of around Update 12.4, the Gorgon's sound effects have been updated. It does not appear to have the spooling down sound effect any more.
  • Grineer Heavy Gunners have a description "High damage minigun" implying directly on their weapons although the Gorgon is a Light Machine Gun.
  • The words Grineer NGrineer OGrineer T Grineer TGrineer OGrineer UGrineer C appear just above the trigger, translating to "Not Touc", most likely "Do not touch" with some letters rubbed out.

Media

  • A closer look at the words "Not Touc".

Gorgon Skins

Patch History

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  • Item introduced with game release.

See also

WeaponsDamageCompare AllCosmetics

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