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Nova equipped with the C-20A

The C-20A is a terran canister rifle. It is the successor to the C-10.[1] In use by 2503,[2][3] it may be used as a sniper rifle.[4] The rifle continued to see use well after the End War.[5]

FunctionsEdit

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The C-20A

Assault RifleEdit

The C-20A can be customized quickly into an assault rifle, especially effective in close quarters.[1] It has a 24 round magazine and is referred to as the C-20A gauss rifle in this mode.[6]

Grenade LauncherEdit

The C-20A features an in-built grenade launcher attachment, capable of lobbing a variety of grenades.[1] Known varieties include;

Sniper RifleEdit

The C-20A can function as a sniper rifle. By attaching a scope, the C-20A effectively becomes a sniper rifle. It gives info on the target such as health, range and whether they can be locked down.[1]

Other FunctionsEdit

The following section contains information from Heroes of the Storm that is ambiguously canonical.

A tripod may be attached to the rifle.[7] It is also capable of firing explosive and tazer rounds.[8]

Game EffectEdit

The C-20A canister rifle is a choice for Nova's weapon slot in Nova Covert Ops, and is obtained during the mission "The Escape".[5]

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C-20A Canister Rifle

Sniper rifle. Can use Snipe to deal 125 damage to a target enemy unit at long range. Can attack ground and air units.

Innate Ability: Snipe

Deals 125 damage to target enemy ground or air units from long range. Cannot target structures.

Usage
Hotkey Q
Cost 25 Energy Terran SC1
Range 10
ve
C-20A canister rifle
  • Anti-ground
  • Anti-air
Strength
30
Range
7
Cooldown
1.5

DevelopmentEdit

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Early concept art

The C-20A was a usable weapon in early builds of StarCraft: Ghost, but was removed from the game by BlizzCon 2005.

The multifunction C-20A was replaced by a few specialized weapons in later builds of StarCraft: Ghost. Its appearance and the assault rifle role went to the AGR-14 rifle, the sniper rifle role went to the BOSUN FN92 rifle, and the lockdown capability went to the E-11 Lockdown Device.[9] Its structure seems to have formed the basis of current C-10 artwork. Regardless, the C-20A has made distinct appearances in Wings of Liberty,[4] Spectres,[2] Heart of the Swarm,[10][11][12] and Nova Covert Ops.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarCraft Ghost information. StarCraft: Ghost Wallpaper. Artist: Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2008-01-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kenyon, Nate. (September 27, 2011). StarCraft: Ghost: Spectres. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 978-1439-10938-0.
  3. September 27, 2011. "Timeline." StarCraft: Ghost: Spectres. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). pp. 393-416. ISBN 978-1439-10938-0.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, Ghost of a Chance (in English). 2010-07-27.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Nova Covert Ops, The Escape (in English). 2016-03-29.
  6. IGN videos. Accesssed on 2008-01-26
  7. Nova Skins, Heroes of the Storm Wiki. Accessed on 2015-04-11
  8. Nova Talents, Heroes of the Storm Wiki. Accessed on 2015-04-11
  9. BSTRhino. 2005-05-20. StarCraft: Ghost at E3 2005. StarCraft.org Accessed 2008-07-19.
  10. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Cinematic: Get it Together (in English). 2013-03-12.
  11. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, Back in the Saddle (in English). 2013-03-12.
  12. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Cinematic: Transmission (in English). 2013-03-12.

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