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Wideshot Adaptor
Wideshot Adaptor
Defensive weapon upgrade.
Category Multi-tool - Projectile
Type Companion Unit
Updated Pathfinder

Wideshot Adaptor is a multi-tool upgrade.


The Wideshot Adaptor is a weapon upgrade for the multi-tool's Boltcaster.

Game description[]

Boltcaster shots are granted a wide cone of destruction.

Reduces device's range and rate of fire, encouraging combat with targets in close proximity to user.

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


Wideshot Adaptor cannot be crafted.

Original formula:

SUBSTANCE.YELLOW.2.png Copper x40 + Heridium x100 + Substance.commodity.common1.png Iron x50 → Render.shotgun1.png Wideshot Adaptor

Additional information[]

  • Needs no fuel or recharging
  • Multiple bolts are used for each shot
  • Reduces clip size while in use
  • Can be combined with damage upgrades to kill sentinels in a single shot

Release history[]