The MSW-R was designed to meet the needs of mobile Terran Republic shock troopers. Its light weight and fast reload time allows forward soldiers to push forward without stopping.
ADS Move Speed Multiplier:
143 before 10m
112 after 65m
Bloom per Shot:
First Shot Recoil Multiplier:
Census API source:
MSW-R API Data
MSW-R is a TR LMG that boasts a high rate of fire (the same as that of the standard T9 CARV), a better hipfire cone of fire when compared to the other LMGs, and a quick reload at the cost of having only 50 rounds in the magazine. As the description suggests, this LMG is best used for mobile TR heavy assaults who prefer get back into the situation as quickly as possible regardless of magazine size. The MSW-R has a unique recoil pattern of up into the right, this leaves rail selection for the highly recommended and exclusive Advanced Laser Sight to emphasize its close quarters role and already great hipfire.
With this weapon you should charge in and hold corridors or attack points. Do not use it as a battlefield-wide LMG as it is not accurate enough at range, nor should you try to suppress opponents as its magazine is too small. This weapon is for shock trooper usage, so get into the fight and get up close.
Damage with Range:
143 @ 10 meters
125 @ 41 meters
112 @ 65 meters
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.
The suppressor reduces the noise and muzzle flash generated by the firearm, and prevents the player from showing on the minimap when firing. Bullet velocity and effectiveness at range are reduced.
A flash suppressor makes the shooter less visible to the enemy, but will increase the range at which you'll appear on enemy minimaps.
The rail mounted Darklight Flashlight can illuminate hostile cloaked infiltrators and dark areas but the light can give away your position.
Advanced Laser Sight
An advanced laser sight increases hipfire accuracy by 33%.
A forward grip increases control of the weapon, reducing horizontal recoil by 25%.
Soft Point Ammunition
Soft Point Ammunition increases the weapon's maximum damage range by 5 meters, but reduces its projectile velocity by 5%.
Ribbons and Medals Edit
It is possible to get both Ribbons and Medals for using the MSW-R. Each Ribbon is a standard reward for achieving a set amount of kills with the MSW-R. Medals relate to how many overall kills you have with the MSW-R.
MSW-R Service Ribbon
See more available ribbons on the
Service Ribbons page.
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