Striking a balance between stopping power and rounds per minute, the fully automatic AF-57 Piston is the preferred shotgun for close-quarters combat.
ADS Move Speed Multiplier:
125x6 before 5m
50x6 after 20m
Bloom per Shot:
← = →
First Shot Recoil Multiplier:
Census API source:
AF-57 Piston API Data
AF-57 Piston is the New Conglomerate's automatic shotgun.
Mauler S6, Piston has higher fire rate and higher max damage, but much lower min damage, worse pellet spread and slightly longer short and long reload times.
Piston shares its traits and attachments with the
Terran Republic's AS16 NightHawk and the Vanu Sovereignty's Pandora VX25.
Damage with Range: ( For 1 pellet ) [ All pellets combined ]
125 @ 5 meters [ 750 damage ]
84 @ 13 meters [ 504 damage ]
56 @ 18 meters [ 336 damage ]
50 @ 20 meters [ 300 damage ]
HS/NV Scope (1x)
Nanite Systems' HS/NV scope has no magnification, but provides high contrast outlines to nearby objects and illuminates nearby soldiers.
TekLyte Reflex (1x)
TekLyte's standard reflex sight allows for superior close-range target acquisition over traditional iron sights. More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
GD RefleXR (2x)
The RefleXR from Genudine Dynamics includes 2x magnification, making it the preferred sight for urban combat scenarios. More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
LX Tacti-Eye (3.4x)
Featuring 3.4x magnification and a simple crosshair, OcuLuxx's Tacti-Eye owes its success to its simplicity and ease of use.
Utilizing a holographic red dot and 3.4x magnification, the NC's Laser-Assisted Combat Optics has significant flexibility over other mid-range scopes.
The TrueShot makes use of a simple crosshair and 4x magnification. Its lightweight 'box' housing obscures less than typical scopes of its class.
LX Mark IV (4x)
OcuLuxx's sturdy Mark IV scope features 4x magnification and a triple chevron reticle, allowing the user to compensate for bullet drop.
No Barrel Attachments available.
The rail mounted Darklight Flashlight can illuminate hostile cloaked infiltrators and dark areas but the light can give away your position.
A laser sight increases the user's hipfire accuracy by 25%.
A forward grip increases control of the weapon, reducing horizontal recoil by 25%.
Increases the available ammunition per magazine by 2 rounds.
Slug Ammunition does increased damage at medium range, increasing accuracy and refire time.
Ribbons and Medals Edit
It is possible to get both Ribbons and Medals for using the AF-57 Piston. Each Ribbon is a standard reward for achieving a set amount of kills with the Piston. Medals relate to how many overall kills you have with the Piston.
AF-57 Piston Service Ribbon
See more available ribbons on the
Service Ribbons page.
January 12, 2017 Hotfix
Piston’s weapon model has been updated.
Max damage from 125@8m to 125@5m
Min damage from 45@18m to 50@20m
Magazine size from 6 to 8
Ext. Mags bonus from 4 to 2
Ammo capacity from 48 to 56
ADS pellet spread from 4 to 3.5
Cone of Fire bloom from 0.5 to 0
Vertical recoil from 1.5 to 2
Horizontal recoil from 0.2 to 0.95
Horizontal recoil tolerance from 0.4 to 5
Hipfire recoil recovery rate from 12 to 8