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- How is Misaka's railgun so destructive? 9 answers
In the first episode of A certain scientific railgun, Misaka Mikoto is seen to pierce and explode a car with her railgun power. I believe I heard or read somewhere that her railgun goes as fast as match 3 (about 1 km/s) . If I recall correctly, real military railguns being developed by the US military are said to go as fast as 3 km/s and being able to pierce and pass through a tank with easy. How powerful is the piercing feature of Misaka Mikoto's railgun esper power? Is this further shown or mentioned?