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  2. In fact, it's not just useless, it's actually harmful as it can cause problems.
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BFG9000 plasma ball
Actor type Explosive Game MiniDoomLogoIcon.png (Doom)
DoomEd Number None Class Name BFGBall
Spawn ID 128 Identifier T_BFGSHOT

Classes: BFGBall

Projectile that is launched from Doom and Doom 2's BFG9000 weapon. With 100 damage and damaging tracers, this is easily the most powerful projectile in Doom.

The BFG tracers will create green splashes on the monsters, making it easy to see which targets were actually hit. The weapon also defines a damage type, which is "BFGSplash", which is defined in the aforementioned splashes.

ZScript definition

Note: The ZScript definition below is for reference and may be different in the current version of GZDoom.The most up-to-date version of this code can be found on GZDoom GitHub.
class BFGBall : Actor
		Radius 13;
		Height 8;
		Speed 25;
		Damage 100;
		RenderStyle "Add";
		Alpha 0.75;
		DeathSound "weapons/bfgx";
		Obituary "$OB_MPBFG_BOOM";
		BFS1 AB 4 Bright;
		BFE1 AB 8 Bright;
		BFE1 C 8 Bright A_BFGSpray;
		BFE1 DEF 8 Bright;

DECORATE definition

Note: This is legacy code, kept here for reference only. DECORATE is still supported but no longer used by GZDoom. GZDoom internally uses the ZScript definition above.
  Radius 13
  Height 8
  Speed 25
  Damage 100
  RenderStyle Add
  Alpha 0.75
  DeathSound "weapons/bfgx"
  Obituary "$OB_MPBFG_BOOM"
    BFS1 AB 4 Bright
    BFE1 AB 8 Bright
    BFE1 C 8 Bright A_BFGSpray
    BFE1 DEF 8 Bright