Includes any kind of weapons that briefly or permanently disable electronic or similar systems, but have little to no effect against organic targets.
Alternate names: Electromagnetic pulse weapons, Ion weapons
The first video game about EMP weapons was released on March 26, 1994.
Note on the inclusion of ion weapons that they often function as generic energy weapons without the primary traits of electronic device disabling things that they should (or at most give bonus damage to such), this is not for weapons that give bonus damage to them but rather disable or "stun" such things.
Parent groupSciFi elements
Child groupsEMP guns, EMP grenades
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