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Shotguns
Skill combat shotguns.png
Overview
TypeCombat skill
Effect
  • Reduces weapon recoil
  • Increases reload speed
  • Increases weapon switching speed
  • Elite level: Doubles mastering gain

Shotguns is a Combat skill in Escape from Tarkov.

Description[]

Shotgun handling skill improves the overall handling and recoil of shotguns.

Effects[]

  • Reduces weapon recoil
  • Increases reload speed
  • Increases weapon switching speed
  • Elite level: Doubles mastering gain

How to raise[]

Tips[]

  • Its possible to rapidly gain skill points by using the unload chamber command to dump shells out of the shotgun then picking them up off the ground and reloading them again.
    • Unload chamber is fastest with pump-action shotguns such as the MP-133 or Mossberg, semi-automatic shotguns like the MP-153 requiring pulling the bolt handle which takes about twice as long.
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