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Underbarrel Shotgun
Underbarrel shotgun
A single-shot shotgun round that is highly effective in close quarters combat. The added weight increases the equip time of the attached weapon.
Cert Cost: 100 Icon resource certpoints 25x25
DC Cost: 75 Icon Daybreak Cash
General Info
Empire: Icon VSIcon NCIcon TR
Can Use: Icon Light AssaultIcon Combat MedicIcon Engineer
Weapon Type: Attachment
Fire Rate: 45 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Single Shot
Headshot Multiplier: 1.5x
Max Damage: 130x10 before 8m
Min Damage: 50x10 after 18m
Reload Speed
Reload Speed: 3
Magazine Size: 1
Ammunition Pool: 3
Pellet Count: 10
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
Note: Ammo can be replenished by Engineer's Ammunition Package Ability

The Underbarrel Shotgun is a rail attachment that can be certed for some select-fire weapons.  It can fire a single shot before having to reload, and can have up to 4 rounds (1 in the chamber, 3 in reserve). This cannot be expanded using the Ammunition Belt or Grenade Bandolier.

The Underbarrel Shotgun can kill any enemy (except for MAXes and Heavy Assaults with their shields raised) in one hit at close range.  This puts it on the same level of effectiveness as a pump-action shotgun. It works quite well with the Light Assault class.

To buy the shotgun, you must have the standard faction carbine with the S in its name: Gauss Compact S for the NC, TRAC-5 S for the TR, Solstice SF for the VS, or the standard faction assault rifle with the S in its name: Gauss Rifle S for the NC, T1S Cycler for the TR, Equinox VE2 for the VS (note the Equinox does not have an S). It is found in the rail slot. An underbarrel shotgun is also permanently attached to the NC's Directives shotgun, The Brawler.

All Directives Carbines have an underbarrel shotgun permanently attached.

To equip any underbarrel grenade launcher, underbarrel smoke grenade launcher, or underbarrel grenade launcher, press Gear Slot 1 hotkey (1 by default).

Compatible WeaponsEdit

Weapons Compatible with Underbarrel Launcher
Icon-small-tr Icon-small-nc Icon-small-vs
Carbines TRAC-5 S Gauss Compact S Solstice SF
Assault Rifles T1S Cycler Gauss Rifle S Equinox VE2

See Also Edit

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