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Shotgun Overview Edit

Shotguns
Icon-small-tr Icon-small-nc Icon-small-vs Logo ns
AS16 NightHawk Mauler S6 Nova NS Baron G5
FA1 Barrage AF-57 Piston Pandora VX25
TS4 Haymaker NC12 Sweeper Thanatos VE70
TRS-12 Uppercut GD-66 Claw Phobos VX86
TAS-16 Blackjack LA39 Bruiser Deimos VA29
Havoc The Brawler Chaos


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Shotguns excel in close quarters and indoors, where they can quickly blow even the toughest of enemies to pieces. However, their performance suffers at medium range and longer.

There are 5 types of shotguns for each faction, a "low-capacity short-reload semi-auto shotgun", a "high-capacity long-reload semi-auto shotgun", a "fully automatic shotgun", a "heavy pump action shotgun", and a pump action shotgun.

Mechanics Edit

Unlike most weapons ingame, shotguns fire a moderate number of pellets per shot instead of a single bullet. The base accuracy is the same across all models, with each pellet doing 130 damage within 10 meters. Pellet count is tiered, with semi/full auto having the least, standard pump action shotguns in the middle, and heavy pump actions having the most of all. The high pellet count of the pump actions mean that 1-hit-kills will be common in close range.

The NC's Jackhammer heavy weapon is different compared to other shotguns. It has a higher base accuracy while aiming down sights, and its pellets do 112 damage max instead. It also cannot utilize slug ammunition. 

Use of the Slug Ammunition will change the shotgun's signature buckshot spread to a single, high-damage round, similar to a sniper rifle bullet. At close range, the damage profiles of each shotgun will be akin to with the default buckshot. However, at longer ranges the slug will do the same amount of a damage with any of the shotguns. Thus, if you plan to utilize a scope with your slug shotgun for long-range engagements, using a pump action is not recommended as you will not have any extra damage to compensate for their low magazine size, slow reload, and pitiful rate of fire.

Shotgun Statistics Edit

Weapon Certification Cost and General Availability
Type AS16 Nighthawk FA1 Barrage TS4 Haymaker TRS-12 Uppercut TRS-16 BlackJack
Optics
Reflex Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Reflex Sight 2x Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
IRNV Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Forward Grip Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Extended Magazine Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
AS16 NightHawk
AS16 Nighthawk
Fire Rate: 260 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 45x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.6s
Long Reload: 3.8s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 4
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
FA1 Barrage
FA1 Barrage
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 20x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: Default Icon certification point
SC Cost: Default Resource icon station cash
TS4 Haymaker
TS4 Haymaker
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 250 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 500 Resource icon station cash
TRS-12 Uppercut
TRS-12 Uppercut
Fire Rate: 80 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x10 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x10 after 18m
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 10
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
TAS-16 Blackjack
TAS-16 Blackjack
Fire Rate: 71 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x11 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x11 after 18m
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 11
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Havoc
Havoc
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 2.5
Costs
Cert Cost: N/A Icon certification point
SC Cost: N/A Resource icon station cash

Weapon Certification Cost and General Availability
Type Mauler S6 AF-57 Piston NC12 Sweeper GD-66 Claw LA39 Bruiser
Optics
Reflex Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Reflex Sight 2x Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
6x Scope
IRNV Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Forward Grip Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Extended Magazine Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Mauler S6
Mauler S6
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: Default Icon certification point
SC Cost: Default Resource icon station cash
AF-57 Piston
AF-57 Piston
Fire Rate: 260 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 45x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.6s
Long Reload: 3.8s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 4
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
NC12 Sweeper
NC12 Sweeper
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 250 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 500 Resource icon station cash
GD-66 Claw
GD-66 Claw
Fire Rate: 80 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x10 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x10 after 18m
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 10
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
LA39 Bruiser
LA39 Bruiser
Fire Rate: 71 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x11 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x11 after 18m
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 11
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
The Brawler
The Brawler
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 42
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 2.5
Costs
Cert Cost: N/A Icon certification point
SC Cost: N/A Resource icon station cash

Weapon Certification Cost and General Availability
Type Nova Pandora VX25 Thanatos VE70 Phobos VX86 Deimos VA29
Optics
Reflex Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Reflex Sight 2x Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser 4x Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
6x Scope
IRNV Scope Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Laser Sight Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Forward Grip Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Extended Magazine Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20 Icon-death-20x20
Nova
Nova
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 255m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Pandora VX25
Pandora VX25
Fire Rate: 260 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 45x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.6s
Long Reload: 3.8s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 5
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 4
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Thanatos VE70
Thanatos VE70
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: Default Icon certification point
SC Cost: Default Resource icon station cash
Phobos VX86
Phobos VX86
Fire Rate: 80 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x10 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x10 after 18m
Reload Speed
Chamber Time 0.6s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 10
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Deimos VA29
Deimos VA29
Fire Rate: 71 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Pump-Action
Damage
Max Damage: 130x11 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x11 after 18m
Reload Speed
Chamber Time 0.7s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 4
Ammunition Pool: 28
Pellet Count: 11
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 3.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Chaos
Chaos
Fire Rate: 225 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
Damage
Max Damage: 130x6 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x6 after 18m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.1s
Long Reload: 3.22s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 48
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: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 2.5
Costs
Cert Cost: N/A Icon certification point
SC Cost: N/A Resource icon station cash

Weapon Certification Cost and General Availability
Type NS Baron G5
Optics
Reflex Sight Icon-death-20x20
Reflex Sight 2x Icon-death-20x20
3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20
Laser 3.4x Scope Icon-death-20x20
4x Scope Icon-death-20x20
Laser 4x Scope Icon-death-20x20
6x Scope
IRNV Scope Icon-death-20x20
Rail Attachments
Darklight Flashlight Icon-death-20x20
Laser Sight Icon-death-20x20
Forward Grip Icon-death-20x20
Extended Magazine Icon-death-20x20
Ammo
Slug Ammunition Icon-death-20x20
NS Baron G5
NS Baron G5
Fire Rate: 200 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 400m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 100x7 before 10m
Min Damage: 60x7 after 30m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 0.5
Long Reload: 0.58
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 6
Ammunition Pool: 48
Pellet Count: 7
Accuracy
Hip Aim
Crouch Still: 1 0.1
Move: 1.5 0.35
Stand Still: 1.5 0.1
Move: 2 0.7
Bloom per Shot: 0.5 0.5
Pellets Spread: 2.5
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash

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