Designed with a lightning-quick receiver, the fully-automatic AS16 Nighthawk features a higher rate of fire than typical shotguns.
ADS Move Speed Multiplier:
125x6 before 5m
50x6 after 20m
Bloom per Shot:
← = →
First Shot Recoil Multiplier:
Census API source:
AS16 NightHawk API Data
AS16 NightHawk is the Terran Republic's automatic shotgun.
FA1 Barrage, NightHawk has higher fire rate and higher max damage, but much lower min damage, worse pellet spread and slightly longer short and long reload times.
NightHawk shares its traits and attachments with the
New Conglomerate's AF-57 Piston 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.
RTA Reflex Sight (1x)
The TR's Rapid Target Acquisition sight provides no magnification, but uses a clear red dot sight for close-combat situations. More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
MH2 Reflex Sight (2x)
The Terran MH2 features 2x magnification inside of a holographic red dot sight, giving it the advantage in urban combat situations. More reticles for this scope available, see full article.
Equipped with a combination chevron/crosshair reticle and 3.4x magnification capabilities, the TR's Designated Marksman Optics functions well at many ranges.
Using a red dot reticle with 3.4x optical magnification, the TR's Holographic Dot Sight performs well in close and mid-range combat scenarios.
Sharpshooters have long preferred the Terran Marksman Scope, praising its simple 4x magnified crosshair for its versatility and efficiency.
The Terran Republic's Advanced Combat Scope utilizes a triple chevron reticle and 4x magnification, making it a good choice for all-around use.
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 AS16 NightHawk. Each Ribbon is a standard reward for achieving a set amount of kills with the NightHawk. Medals relate to how many overall kills you have with the NightHawk.
AS16 NightHawk Service Ribbon
See more available ribbons on the
Service Ribbons page.
January 12, 2017 Hotfix
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