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Room restrict limitknife.pngBeam Sword is a Science Fiction melee in Counter-Strike Online obtainable from Bingo Event.

Overview

Beam Sword is a science fiction melee weapon made by an unknown technology. It can glow in the dark although the user can turn off the light to increase the movement speed.

Advantages

  • It can glow in dark areas
  • Can kill multiple targets
  • Has a longer attack range than most of the melee weapons
  • Able to perform two slashes at once
  • Easy to perform headshots

Disadvantages

  • Hard to obtain from Bingo Event
  • Other players can locate you easily in dark areas if you turn the beam lights on
  • Shorter range in B mode
  • Emits a loud sound when slashing, which usually compromises the user's attempts
  • The sound effect while idling makes listening to footsteps more difficult
  • Emits sound when deploying

Release date

  • South Korea: 27 June 2013.
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong: 2 July 2013.
  • China & Japan: 3 July 2013.
  • Indonesia: 21 July 2014.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 23 July 2014.
  • CSN:Z: 1 April 2015.
  • Vietnam: 21 May 2015.

Users

Counter-Terrorist:

  • UK: Used by SAS operative (seen in posters).

Tips

  • This melee weapon should be taken into account as the Wakizashi and its dual variant clustered together. 
  • Turning on the beam is more recommended for higher damage.
  • There is a trick where the user can perform a headshot easily, by looking down while attacking an enemy.

Gallery

Drawing sound

Idle

Slash miss

Target hit sound

Turning off

Slash sound, off

Turning on

Trivia

  • This is the first melee weapon that was featured in the Science Fiction series.
  • This is also the only melee weapon that can use handle for attacking in Counter-Strike Online so far.
  • The weapon's animation resembles Wakizashi.
  • This weapon is based off from the popular "Lightsaber" of the Star Wars franchise.
  • This is the first melee weapon that's able to glow in the dark.
  • This is the second melee weapon that can change between modes with secondary fire after Hammer.
  • In the turned off state, it will use the same hit sound as SKULL-9.
  • Unlike other melee weapon, Beam Sword have no damage reduction in frag war mode
  • If the player defuses a C4 while the two-slash animation is playing, they are able to move while defusing the bomb, note that they must face the bomb and stay inside the defusing-range (see video).

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