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Rapid fire energy LMG
— In-game description

The L-STAR (Lastimosa Armory Assault Rifle) is a Pilot anti-personnel fully automatic particle accelerating light machine gun manufactured by Lastimosa Armory that makes its debut in Titanfall 2.

OverviewEdit

PerformanceEdit

The L-STAR is a rapid fire particle accelerating energy light machine gun. It performs at 45 damage, 34 accuracy, 75 range, and boasts a fully automatic 47 fire rate. Its listed magazine size is the amount of rounds the weapon can fire in succession before it completely overheats, in which case a reload animation plays where the upper receiver pops open while the pilot fans the inside to disperse the heat, then replaces several parts in the stock and barrel, most likely a melted component and a battery.

Strategy Edit

The L-STAR has multiple advantages in multiplayer - high damage and fire rate. However, this is offset by the travel time of its projectiles. Due to its travel time, the L-STAR falls short somewhat at longer range.

Due to the L-STAR's long reload animation, you should always keep an eye on your heat levels, and stop firing before it reaches the maximum level. Short- to Medium bursts followed by short cooldown periods are recommended.

Another problem is the small "cooldown" that happens after releasing the trigger. This lasts for about a second, but it could mean either losing your intended target, or your life. This makes burst firing more complicated. It is best to keep the trigger held until:

  • You have taken down your target or they escape from your view
  • You are in a safe place to let the weapon vent
  • The weapon's overheat warning beep plays

The best counter against this weapon outside its effective range is, perhaps, to stay on the move.

Weapon ModsEdit

Image Name Description Unlock
Extraammo
Extra Ammo
Increased ammo capacity.
L-STAR Level 2
Gunrunner
Gunrunner
Shoot while sprinting.
L-STAR Level 4
Speedloader
Speedloader
Faster reload.
L-STAR Level 5
Gunready
Gun Ready
Fast transition into aiming down the sights.
L-STAR Level 7
Quickswap
Quick Swap
Faster transition when switching to this weapon.
L-STAR Level 8
Tactikill
Tactikill
Pilot kills increase Tactical availability (Faster cooldown).
L-STAR Level 9

Weapon AttachmentsEdit

Image Name Description Unlock
Factoryissuesights
Factory Issue
Stock sights.
L-STAR Level 1
Aogicon
AOG Scope
Advanced optical gunsight with increased magnification.
L-STAR Level 3
HCOGRangerT2
HCOG Ranger
Enhanced zoom scope.
L-STAR Level 6
ThreatScopeT2
Threat Scope
Makes enemies easy to spot by applying an AR overlay to them. Warning: Disables extra mod slot.
L-STAR Level 10
Proscreen
Pro Screen
Attachment that displays lifetime weapon XP count for the weapon.
L-STAR Regeneration

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The L-STAR was originally conceptualized as an SMG called the ASW, ("Advanced Scattering Weapon") but tests early in the development of Titanfall 2 moved it more to the LMG role.
  • To further confusion, concept art also depicts the term L-STAR as standing for LaSTimosa Armory Assault Rifle.

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