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How to unlock the Plasma Gun In Warhammer 40k Darktide – Plasma Guide

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Most classes in Warhammer 40,000: Darktide get access to a selection of unique weapons only their class can use. The Veteran class is no different, and one such weapon they can only use is the Plasma Gun, but when it unlocks is unclear. Luckily it's not hard to figure out when most weapons unlock and appear in Warhammer 40k Darktide. That said, here's when you can unlock the Plasma Gun and its weapon traits in Darktide.

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To unlock the Plasma Gun in Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, you must level up to around level 16. Around level 16 is when the Plasma Gun will unlock for the Veteran Sharpshooter class, but it might not appear right away for you. In short, most weapons will unlock at a certain level but won't appear in the Armory Exchange (weapon and cosmetic shop) after a few inventory refreshes. In short, the Armory Exchange listings are random and sometimes include weapons you haven't unlocked yet. Because of this, if you want a Plasma Gun, the best way is to wait until it appears after level 16. We recommend waiting until the next inventory refresh after unlocking the gun to check if the Plasma Gun is available in Warhammer 40k Darktide.

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All Possible Traits for the Plasma Gun in Warhammer 40k Darktide

There are a total of five possible traits that can appear on Plasma Guns in Warhammer 40k Darktide:

  • Gloryhunter - Rewards about 10 percent Toughness when you kill Elite enemies.
  • Gets Hot! - Rewards up to five percent more critical chance that scales on heat level.
  • Blaze Away - Grants up to two percent more power based on long players fire their weapon.
  • Shattering Impact - Grants up to four Rending weapon stat that goes towards damaging armored enemies. 

Best way to level up Trust Level in Warhammer 40k Darktide

If you want to unlock a Plasma Gun fast, the best way is to level up your Trust Level. The best way to level up your Trust Level is to farm at least threat level two missions with unique objectives, such as finding a certain amount of Girmoires or Scriptures. Equipping certain curios can also increase your experience gain and help raise your Trust Level overall so that you can get a Plasma Gun.

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Andrew Vaughan is a Contributing Writer at Pro Game Guides that has written guides on popular RPGs and FPS survival titles for several years. Andrew Vaughan specializes in survival and roleplaying games and has been a lifelong gamer.

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