For a related article, see Automatic Shotgun.
|Ammo class||Shotgun Cartridges|
|Head Damage (bars)||1.75|
|Torso Damage (bars)||1.4|
|Leg Damage (bars)||0.875|
|Fire rate||1.38 - 1.75 rps|
The Shotgun is useful in close quarters, but loses effectiveness at medium range. It is powerful enough to attack an un-armored enemy, but can be out-gunned by a quality weapon.
The Shotguns's real-world counterpart is the Remington 870
The Shotgun has received a damage buff to accommodate the difficulty of getting into appropriate range and the improved usability of bullet weapons in the PC environment.
The Shotgun was not featured in any of the missions in the original game, as it was only available using cheats.