Break-Action Shotgun

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The Break-Action Shotgun is a support weapon with a 2 shot capacity.

It is popular among settlers for hunting and self-defense purposes due to its low cost and high supply. Thus, it can be sometimes found on Human corpses in Minor Places of Interest. This shotgun sports an over-under design and has a very tight shot spread.


Unlike other support weapons, Break-Action Shotgun is not available for acquisition or deployment for Helldivers due to it being designed for civilian use and non-combatant applications. They can be sometimes found near human corpses on the following Minor Places of Interest:

Detailed Weapon Statistics

Break-Action Shotgun
Fire Rate 450 rpm
Capacity 2
Reload Time 2.4 s
Reloading 1 Round 2.3 s
Spare Rounds 40
Starting Rounds 0
Rounds from Supply 20
Rounds from Ammo Box 10
Shotgun 10-Gauge Magnum Projectile
Shotgun 10-Gauge Magnum
Pellets x 9
Caliber 8 mm
Mass 6 g
Initial Velocity 385 m/s
Drag Factor 50%
Gravity Factor 100%
Penetration Slowdown 25%
Standard 65
vs. Durable 13
Direct Armor AP2 Icon.png Light II
Slight Angle Armor AP2 Icon.png Light II
Large Angle Armor AP2 Icon.png Light II
Extreme Angle Armor AP0 Icon.png Unarmored
Special Effects
Demolition Force 10
Stagger Force 20
Push Force 20

Tactical Information

  • Break-Action Shotgun can be reloaded one shell at a time.
  • 1 Ammo Box contains 10 shells, 1 Supply Box contains 20 shells.


Shots to Kill
v Body Part / Target > Scavenger Warrior Brood Commander Hive Guard Charger Bile Spitter Nursing Spewer Bile Spewer Bile Titan Shrieker Pouncer Hunter Stalker
Head 1 1 1 1
Abdomen 1 2 (all pellets) 1 1
Trooper Devastator Heavy Devastator Berserker Hulk Dropship Scout Strider Gunship Tank Factory Strider
Heat Vent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Supply Pod Malfunctioning Drop Pod Helldiver SH-32 Shield Generator Pack Sentry Emplacement


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