I tried an experiment on split screen Competitive to understand the Phase Rifle better. I predicted that Phase Rifle Specialization (PRS) would inflict more damage than the Phase Rifle without any perks. I also wanted to see if there is a difference between just PRS and PRS with Phase Rifle Tuning (PRT). I did this with tuning and not tuning. I compared the Phase Rifle damage with USP shots so the damage percentage is easier to measure. This was used against a player with Double armor with nothing else and all of these were headshots.

**Tuning**PR/ No Perks - 14 USP shots

PR/ PRS only - One shot kill

PR/ PRS & PRT - One Shot kill

**Without Tuning**(I found this one interesting)

PR/ No Perks - 7 USP shots

PR/ PRS only - 11 USP shots

PR/ PRS & PRT - 11 USP shots

So you can clearly see that the Phase Rifles with PRS do no more than 5 USP shots of damage than Phase Rifles with no perks.

According to the Wiki, the USP does 16.6 (what unit?) of damage. If we multiply that by each Phase Rifle statistic, we get:

**Tuning**PR/ No Perks - 232.4 ?

PR/ PRS only - One shot kill

PR/ PRS & PRT - One Shot kill

**Without Tuning**PR/ No Perks - 116.2 ?

PR/ PRS only - 182.6 ?

PR/ PRS & PRT - 182.6 ?

Now we can see the difference between tuning and no tuning. Tuning Phase Rifles with no perks do...exactly twice the damage than without tuning! Unfortunately, PR/ PRS and PR/ PRS & T couldn't be measured because of such high power; but remember, the tuning does twice as damage as without tuning. So the completed outcome:

**Tuning**PR/ No Perks - 232.4 ?

PR/ PRS only - 365.2 ?

PR/ PRS & PRT - 365.2 ?

**Without Tuning**PR/ No Perks - 116.2 ?

PR/ PRS only - 182.6 ?

PR/ PRS & PRT - 182.6 ?

Perhaps next time I can try PR Penetration...

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