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Boltcaster Clip Tau
Boltcaster Clip Tau
Increases the boltcaster's clip size
Category Weapon - Projectile
Type Companion Unit
Stats Clip Size = +50%
Updated Atlas Rises

Boltcaster Clip Tau is a Boltcaster upgrade.


Boltcaster Clip Tau is the second-level upgrade for the Boltcaster.

This technology increases the Boltcaster's clip size by 40.

Game Description[]

Boltcaster's ammo clip capacity is increased.

Deepened ion reservoir allows user to inflict a sequence of destructive shots without the inconvenience of an early reload.

Operates automatically once constructed within user's multi-tool inventory.


Boltcaster Clip Tau cannot be crafted.

Original formula:

Substance.fuel.rare1.png Plutonium x50 + Substance.commodity.uncommon1.png Zinc x20 + Substance.neutral.common2.png Nickel x10 → Render.projectile1mod.png Boltcaster Clip Tau

Additional information[]

  • Works automatically when located in a player's Multi-tool inventory with the Boltcaster
  • Needs no fuel or recharging
  • The tooltip displays the name as "Boltcaster Clip Tau" but the icon ticker displays "Plasma Clip Tau"

Upgrade Progression[]

Release history[]