Difference between revisions of "Positron shooter"

From The Infosphere, the Futurama Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Use)
m (Service History)
Line 18: Line 18:
 
== Service History ==
 
== Service History ==
  
The Positron Shooter was widely used by [[DOOP]] forces during the [[Battle of Spheron 1]]. Despite its apparent stopping power, the weapons time-consuming recharge procedure left the DOOP soldiers vulnerable to the [[Spheroids]] counter-attack, and this is believed to have been a contributing factor to the heavy human casualties suffered in the battle.
+
The Positron Shooter was widely used by [[DOOP]] forces during the [[Battle of Spheron 1]]. Despite its apparent stopping power, the weapons time-consuming recharge procedure left the DOOP soldiers vulnerable to the [[Spheroids]] counter-attack. This is believed to have been a contributing factor to the heavy human casualties suffered in the battle.
 
 
 
 
  
 
== Appearances ==
 
== Appearances ==
  
 
*{{e|War Is the H-Word}}
 
*{{e|War Is the H-Word}}

Revision as of 03:26, 17 June 2013

Positron Shooter
DOOP army.jpg
DOOP soldiers armed with Positron Shooters
TypeRay Gun
First appearance"War Is the H-Word" (2ACV17)
Episode

The Positron Shooter is the standard issue infantry weapon of the DOOP Army.


Use

The Positron Shooter is a particle weapon that, as the name suggests, fires beams of positrons. When fired, it emits pink rays of energy at subluminal speed. The Positron Shooter requires a lengthy reloading procedure by which the user must turn a 'jack-in-the-box' style hand-crank accompanied by music in the form of 'Pop goes the weasel'. Only when the tune stops is the weapon fully charged and can be used effectively. Attempting to fire a Positron Shooter that is not fully charged will result in the weapon emitting a flaccid ray of energy that falls limply to the ground immediately after exiting the barrel.

Despite these drawbacks, the Positron Shooter is quite powerful (when charged), easily capable of blowing a hole in the ground large enough for a soldier to wallow in.

Service History

The Positron Shooter was widely used by DOOP forces during the Battle of Spheron 1. Despite its apparent stopping power, the weapons time-consuming recharge procedure left the DOOP soldiers vulnerable to the Spheroids counter-attack. This is believed to have been a contributing factor to the heavy human casualties suffered in the battle.

Appearances