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AF-57 Piston
AF-57 Piston
Striking a balance between stopping power and rounds per minute, the fully automatic AF-57 Piston is the preferred shotgun for close-quarters combat.
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
DC Cost: 699 Icon Daybreak Cash
General Info
Empire: Icon NC
Can Use: Icon Light AssaultIcon Combat MedicIcon EngineerIcon Heavy Assault
Weapon Type: Shotguns
Fire Rate: 260 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Auto
Headshot Multiplier: 1.5x
ADS Move Speed Multiplier: 0.75x
Damage[?]
Max Damage: 125x6 before 5m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 20m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.6s
Long Reload: 3.8s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 56
Pellet Count: 6
Accuracy[?]
Hip Aim
Crouch Still: 1 0.1
Move: 1.5 0.35
Stand Still: 1.5 0.1
Move: 2 0.9
Bloom per Shot: 0 0
Pellets Spread: 4 3.5
Recoil[?]
Vertical: 2
Horizontal, Min/Max: 0.95/0.95
Horizontal Tolerance: 5
Angle Min/Max: 0°/0°
Bias: ← = →
Recoil Decrease: 8
First Shot Recoil Multiplier: 1x
Data Sources
External sources: 1. 2.
Census API source: AF-57 Piston API Data?

The AF-57 Piston is the New Conglomerate's automatic shotgun.

Compared to 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 ]

112 @ 7 meters [ 672 damage ]

100 @ 10 meters [ 600 damage ]

91 @ 11 meters [ 546 damage ]

84 @ 13 meters [ 504 damage ]

77 @ 14 meters [ 462 damage ]

71 @ 15 meters [ 426 damage ]

67 @ 16 meters [ 402 damage ]

63 @ 17 meters [ 378 damage ]

59 @ 18 meters [ 354 damage ]

56 @ 18 meters [ 336 damage ]

53 @ 19 meters [ 318 damage ]

50 @ 20 meters [ 300 damage ]

AttachmentsEdit

Available attachments
Optics
HS/NV Scope (1x) Nanite Systems' HS/NV scope has no magnification, but provides high contrast outlines to nearby objects and illuminates nearby soldiers.
Ns weapon scope hsnv scope
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
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.
Icon weaponAttachment nc redDotSight01
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
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.
Icon weaponAttachment nc redDotSight05
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
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.
Nc weapon scope lx tacti-eye x3.4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
LACO (3.4x) Utilizing a holographic red dot and 3.4x magnification, the NC's Laser-Assisted Combat Optics has significant flexibility over other mid-range scopes.
Nc weapon scope laco x3.4
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
TrueShot (4x) The TrueShot makes use of a simple crosshair and 4x magnification. Its lightweight 'box' housing obscures less than typical scopes of its class.
TrueShot (4x)
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
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.
LX Mark IV (4x)
30Icon resource certpoints 25x25 50Icon Daybreak Cash
Barrel Attachments
No Barrel Attachments available.
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight The rail mounted Darklight Flashlight can illuminate hostile cloaked infiltrators and dark areas but the light can give away your position.
Flashlight
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Laser Sight A laser sight increases the user's hipfire accuracy by 25%.
Laser Sight
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Forward Grip A forward grip increases control of the weapon, reducing horizontal recoil by 25%.
Forward Grip (NC)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Extended Magazine Increases the available ammunition per magazine by 2 rounds.
Extended Magazine (NC)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Slug Ammunition does increased damage at medium range, increasing accuracy and refire time.
Slug Ammunition (NC)
100Icon resource certpoints 25x25 75Icon Daybreak Cash

Ribbons and MedalsEdit

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.

RibbonsEdit

Ribbon Icon Requirements
AF-57 Piston Service Ribbon
Shotgun Ribbon
10 kills.

See more available ribbons on the Service Ribbons page.


MedalsEdit

Medal Icon Requirements Certification Rewards
No Medal
Medal Empty
0 kill No Reward
Copper Medal
Medal Copper
10 kills 2 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Silver Medal
Medal Silver
60 kills 10 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Gold Medal
Medal Gold
160 kills 20 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Auraxium Medal
Medal Araxium
1160 kills 200 Icon resource certpoints 25x25

History Edit

  • 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

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