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Scylla Double-Barreled Mortar

Scylla Double-Barreled Mortar Specs
Gun Statistics
Class: Mortar
Direct Damage: 30 Explosive
Burst Damage: 60 Explosive
Burst Radius: 8 meters
Effective Vs: Hull
Rate of Fire: 1.82 bullets/s
Reload Time: 6 seconds
Magazine Size: 12
Projectile Speed: 125 m/s
Range: 400 meters
Shell Drop: 7 m/s²
Jitter: 3 deg
Spread at Max Range: 21 meters
Size: light
Movement and Arcs
Horizontal Angles: 40 deg Left; 40 deg Right
Vertical Angles: 30 deg Up; 50 deg Down
Horizontal Turn: 30 deg/s
Vertical Turn: 60 deg/s
Zoom Level: 1.75x
Additional Info
Capable of firing heavy explosive shells over short/medium range, but with limited accuracy.

Wilson's Notes

The Scylla Double-Barreled Mortar is a high fire rate weapon that fires slow, deep arcing explosive projectiles. Its double Explosive damage paired with moderate fire rate and decent clip size makes this gun an extremely powerful close range finisher once the armor is destroyed.

In the hands of a good Gunner, certain ships won't even have a chance to rebuild their armor before the ship dies - two or sometimes three crew members are needed to get the armor up in time.

Common Tactics Edit

The Scylla Double-Barreled Mortar is highly effective against hull and has, compared to the other high Explosive kill weapons, the Flaks, no arming time. It is used to finish off most ships at close range with one single clip (commonly Greased Rounds for even better DPS) without giving the Engineers a chance to rebuild the armor in time.

Like all kill weapons the Mortar requires an exposed hull to cause damage to it. The only Piercing weapon with similar effective range is the Whirlwind Light Gatling Gun, therefore this is the most commonly paired combination. It is found on the front of Pyramidions and the side of Junkers, sometimes even somewhere around the five front slots of the Mobula and sometimes also on the Spire. To summarize, it is found everywhere where two light gun slots have overlapping arcs since this is the deadliest short range gun combination. On Mobulas and Spires it is quite common to use a second Gatling Gun for even faster armor destruction.

The Mortar has only a short maximum range and is also, due to its shell drop, quite hard to shoot at long ranges (relative to max range). Additionally, the slow projectile speed makes it possible (but not easy) to dodge the well visible black projectiles - especially with maneuverable ships like Junker, Mobula, Goldfish or a Squid.

Guns of Icarus Online Mortar Tutorial and Review - Guns of Icarus Online Mortar Gameplay Tutorial04:22

Guns of Icarus Online Mortar Tutorial and Review - Guns of Icarus Online Mortar Gameplay Tutorial

Commonly Used Ammunition Edit

Greased Rounds Edit

  • Maximized DPS and still enough DPC to kill every single ship with one clip.
  • Decreased range to 320 meters.
  • Clip size increased to 14 bullets.

Lesmok Rounds Edit

  • Increased range to 680 meters, easier aim due to projectile lift.
  • Can still kill most ships with one clip (1008 damage to unarmored hull).
  • Clip size reduced to 8 bullets.

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