A Phaser (aka: Hand Phaser, Type two Phaser) is an acronym for "phased energy rectification." A phaser is an energy or particle weapon used extensivly by space faring species in the 23rd and 24th centuries. The Type two phaser is distributed aboard Federation Starfleet starships and starbases and during away missions at the discretion of the ranking security officer.
A phaser is capable of "stunning" "heating" "killing" and "disrupting" objects. The type two phaser has sixteen settings. The weapon is designed to be carried in a left hip mounted holster.
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