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Ethereal is a Science Fiction assault rifle in Counter-Strike Online obtainable from Bingo Event and Code Box.

Overview

This 2nd-generation futuristic assault rifle is fed up with 30 ether energy stones. Those are extracted from an unknown meteor substance which converts energy into light wave beams during firing. Despite of its light weight, it has a great recoil control, high rate of fire and fast-reloading.

Advantages

  • Short reload time
  • High rate of fire
  • Light weight
  • Low recoil
  • Quiet firing sound

Disadvantages

  • Obtainable by Bingo Event and Code Box only
  • Low damage for a rifle
  • Low accuracy in long range
  • Easily runs dry
  • Ammo can't be shared
  • Expensive

Release date

  • South Korea: 28 June 2012.
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong & China: 4 July 2012.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 20 November 2013.
  • Indonesia: 26 February 2014.
  • CSN:Z: 1 April 2015.
  • Vietnam: 21 May 2015.

Tips

  • A 30 rounds of Ethereal can deal around 7,000 damage to bosses, provided that the firepower has been maxed.
  • Even though the firing sound is loud for the user, it is actually hard to hear for other players from far, take this as an advantage.

Users

Counter-Terrorist:

Comparison to Blaster

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Positive

  • Lower recoil (-3%)
  • Lighter (-8%)
  • Faster reload (-0.5 seconds)

Neutral

  • Same damage (26)
  • Same knockback power (Low)
  • Same stun power (High)

Negative

  • More expensive (+$400)
  • Less accurate (-4%)
  • Lower rate of fire (-1%)
  • Lower clip size (-15)

Gallery

Draw sound

Firing sound

Reload sound

Idle sound

Trivia

  • The idle sound is unused.
  • When fired the user can see short blue trails, similar to Thunderbolt. The bullet hit particles are also colored in blue.
  • The bullets don't hit instantly (hitscan), similar to Crossbow or Plasma Gun.
    • However, the Ethereal ones travel much faster compared to the previous two.

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