Our next upgrade in Metroid Dread, the Plasma Beam is another one for your primary weapon, this time allowing you to also tear the green plasma from around doorways, giving you even more freedom to roam.
This powerful power-up also tears through multiple enemies at once and can damage robotic foes without the need for a charged shot.
Metroid Dread - Where is the Plasma Beam?
In order to nab the Plasma Beam upgrade, you'll need to have reached the 7th area in the game, Elun, and made your way to the location you can see on the map below. It's a simple statue pickup:
From here we can get on with exploring Elun, which is packed full of plasma covered doors. Onwards!
This guide is part of our Metroid Dread walkthrough and guide series, which includes all ability locations, all missile tank locations, all energy tank locations, all energy parts, all suit upgrades, all power bomb tanks, plus every compatible amiibo unlock, E.M.M.I. and boss battle tips, and other helpful tips to help you get through the game and get those post-game unlocks.