It is indeed your average gauss hog except it is a little less likely to fall over, multiple horn sounds, the battery is the same kind as in a plasma rifle except with electricity instead of plasma. The gause cannon is long range, perfectly acurite, quick fire power, has a marks mens scope typ viewing aimer that you may have noticed in xbox game play you don't get to use. The tiers are made from air port rubber. Also it has a modified shield attached similar to a kig-yar point defense gauntlet or a deployable cover that can be turned on and off by the gunner, that forms a shield spread over the titanium shield on the gun turret. As this shield only last 120 second then recharges after 14 its advisable to activate it when engaging.