Listed here are all of the Laser Weapons from all Gradius related games.
A straight destructive beam of light that decimates any target in front of it.
Extend Laser Edit
An upgrade to the standard laser, twin long lasers are shot out that are more powerful.
Meteor Laser Edit
An upgrade to the standard laser. This is similar to the Cyclone Laser in that there is a spiral and drilling. However, this is more powerful.
Twinkle Laser Edit
An upgrade to the standard laser, the beam gets wider and has a sparkling effect.
Screw Laser Edit
An upgrade to the Meteo and Twinkle Lasers, this laser bends the laser and expands hit making it look like a drill.
Cyclone Laser Edit
An upgrade to the standard laser, it has a spiral effect for better drilling and is slightly thicker.
Hyper Ray Edit
Upgrade to the Cyclone Laser in Salamander 2. Faster and more powerful than Cyclone Laser.
Ripple Laser Edit
An expanding laser that can hit targets over a wide range but is generally weak. In Vulcan Venture is called Pulse Laser File:Ripple Gradius II Arcade.png|Icon from Gradius II Arcade File:Ripple Gradius III SNES.png|Icon from Gradius III SNES File:Ripple Gradius III Arcade.png|Icon from Gradius III Arcade File:Ripple Gradius Galaxies.png|Icon from Gradius Galaxies File:Ripple Laser Nemesis 3.png|Icon from Gradius Nemesis 3 File:Ripple Octopus Parodius Da.png|Icon from Parodius Da!
Buster Ripple Edit
Upgrade to the Ripple Laser in Salamander 2. Larger and Faster than Ripple Laser.
Fire Blaster (Upgrade) Edit
It is a short range weapon but very powerful
Extend Blaster Edit
Has twice the power as the "Fire Blaster", but still short range.
Twin Laser Edit
Two thin pulse lasers that are not as powerful as the standard laser but can hit targets easier.
Spear Laser Edit
Upgrade to the Twin Laser in Salamander 2. More powerful and it doesn't get thinner like Twin Laser.
Spread Gun Edit
Pulse Laser Edit
Same as Twin Laser, but can be upgraded to fire three lasers at once.
Gravity Bullet Edit
Fires a bullet which generates a powerful black hole.
Double Laser Edit
A special upgrade usable only when the Saber Tiger and Thrasher are connected. Two powerful lasers are shot.
Triple Laser Edit
A special upgrade usable only when the Saber Tiger and Thrasher are connected. Three powerful lasers are shot.
Vector Laser Edit
A powerup upgrade that releases very powerful waves that go though many targets but is very slow. In Nemesis 3 is an upgrade to the Fire Blaster. This version is a more powerful Fire Blaster.
Fire Blaster Edit
A short range stream of fire that is very powerful, as well as unique in that it can be made to fire continuously, instead of in bursts.
Energy Laser Edit
Fires a very powerful laser ball that charges.
Armor Piercing Edit
Fires an armor piercing bullet. Slower than regular bullets, but deals more damage per round.
Fires a thick and powerful shot.
Up Laser Edit
A laser that is fired from the top of the ship, replacing the double weapon. Note that you still have bullets when you activate this weapon. This is the first weapon upgrade in Nemesis 2.
Down Laser Edit
A laser that is fired from the bottom of the ship, replacing the missile weapon. Note that you still have bullets when you activate this weapon.