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  • Biorifle
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  • The biorifles typically fired yellow bolts of energy. (ENT: "Rajiin", et al.) A direct hit from a biorifle itself was survivable by a Human, at least temporarily. (ENT: "Twilight") A biorifle could also be connected to a Xindi-Reptilian grenade launcher. (ENT: "Rajiin") It is possible that the construction of biorifles involves kemocite. This is canonically suggested by the fact that one particular rifle – studied by Commander Charles Tucker III and associates in "The Shipment" – had the same subquantum imprint as kemocite and the Xindi weapon.
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  • The biorifles typically fired yellow bolts of energy. (ENT: "Rajiin", et al.) A direct hit from a biorifle itself was survivable by a Human, at least temporarily. (ENT: "Twilight") A biorifle could also be connected to a Xindi-Reptilian grenade launcher. (ENT: "Rajiin") The biorifle's power cell was a pair of techno-larvae. Their neural pathways modulated the rifle's power output; Doctor Phlox considered this system the most sophisticated example of biomechanical engineering he had ever seen. The top of the rifle could be easily lifted up, exposing the larvae. If either of the two organisms was removed from the weapon, a new one grew almost immediately to replace it, which made disarming such a weapon very difficult. The organisms could be killed with a sustained burst of delta radiation. Omicron radiation, however, caused the organisms to thrive. The biorifles worked on a rotating modulation that self-destructed when accessed by other species. A countdown began before detonation, which emitted audible ticks and was displayed on a triangular readout at the top of the weapon, directly behind (from the user's perspective) the compartment which housed the twinned organisms. The countdown was accompanied by a steady increase in the biorifle's energy levels, to the point where the weapon overloaded. (ENT: "The Shipment") It is possible that the construction of biorifles involves kemocite. This is canonically suggested by the fact that one particular rifle – studied by Commander Charles Tucker III and associates in "The Shipment" – had the same subquantum imprint as kemocite and the Xindi weapon.