Energy Weapons are a type of Weapon in Fallout 4. They are separate from Guns or Explosive Weapons which use different ammo. Energy Weapons typically use Cell ammunition types and require the Science! Perk in order to modify them with High-Tech Mods. There are several different types of Energy Weapons: Laser Pistol, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Thrower and Cryolater. This page shows a rough overview of the Energy Weapons available in Fallout 4, what they look like and what their Damage and other Stats are, to give you a better idea which weapon you would like to use. See the images and table below for information.


Energy Weapons



Laser Weapons

Laser
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Fire Rate
Rng
Acc
Wgt.
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Gatling Laser
Cell
14
272
203
48
19.3
Institute Pistol
Cell
15
68
71
70
3.9
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Institute Rifle
Cell
??
??
??
??
??
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Laser Pistol
Cell
27
50
71
71
3.5
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Laser Rifle
Cell
29
50
203
76
4.9
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Laser Musket
Cell
29
6
239
67
12.0
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Righteous Authority
Cell
26
50
203
76
5.5


Plasma Weapons

Plasma
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Fire Rate
Rng
Acc
Wgt.
Req
Alien Blaster
Alien Blaster Round
??
??
??
??
??
?
??
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Plasma Pistol
Plasma
24
24
33
119
142
3.9
??
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Plasma Thrower
Plasma
5
5
90
203
68
4.2
??
plasma_rifle-icon.png
Plasma Rifle
Plasma
20
20
33
119
156
4.5
??
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Plasma Scattergun
Plasma
20
20
33
119
113
4.5
??
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Plasma Sniper Rifle
Plasma
32
32
33
227
157
5.4
??


Cryo Weapons

Cryo
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Fire Rate
Rng
Acc
Wgt.
Req
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Cryolator Pistol
Cryo Cell
20
??
71
66
13.2
??
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Cryolator
Cryo Cell
20
90
71
66
13.2
??



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