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Plasma Rifle - Halo

The Covenant Plasma Rifle, or technically, the Type-25 Directed Energy Rifle, is the standard issue medium-range weapon Covenant Elite infantry. First introduced in the original Halo, the Plasma Rifle fires superheated ionized gas instead of projectiles. As a result, it doesn't have a magazine capacity, but it can overheat when fired too fast and becomes useless after its energy reserves are depleted. The Plasma Rifle causes damage by severe, flesh-cauterizing third-degree burns.