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Starfield:Magshot


Magshot
Magshot
Base Damage Physical Damage53
Fire Rate 25
DPS 22.1
Ammo .43 MI Array
Mag Capacity 6
Accuracy 62.8%
Range 20
Mass 2
Mod Slots 6
Base Value 11380
Type Ballistic Pistol
Item ID 002EB42
Variants Keelhauler,
The Mutineer,
Trickshot

The Magshot is a ballistic pistol produced by the Kore Kinetics. The Magshot boasts the highest base damage of any pistol but has significant recoil and a slow reload speed.

Weapon Effects

This weapon can randomly get any effect compatible with its category.
See full breakdown and information of all Weapon Effects.

Location/Quest

  • You can find this weapon in randomised loot in Starfield.
  • You can obtain this weapon from most weapon vendors. It’s possible to reset a vendor’s inventory by waiting 48 hours, this can be done by sleeping or sitting for 24 hours twice and then checking back at the weapon vendor.

Modification.png Weapon Modification

Category Available Mods Effect
Barrels Long Barrel Increases Accuracy, Recoil Control and Range at the cost of Aim Down Sight speed
Barrels Magnetic Rails Increases the Rate of Fire and Damage at the cost of Aim Down Sights speed
Barrels Standard Barrel Standard issue barrel
Batteries Armor-Piercing Rounds More powerful casing can penetrate even the sturdiest armors
Batteries Depleted Uranium Rounds Built using depleted Uranium, these rounds can penetrate any armor
Internal Hair Trigger Installs a lighter trigger pull for increased Fire Rate
Internal High Velocity Internal module that increases accuracy and range
Lasers Recon Laser Sight Marks enemies while Aiming and greatly increases Accuracy
Magazines Tactical Magazine Lighter mag that vastly increases Aim Down Sight speed and Reload speed
Muzzles Compensator Increases Stability and Hip-Fire accuracy at the cost of long-range Accuracy
Muzzles Muzzle Brake Increases long-range Accuracy and Stability at the cost of Hip-Fire Accuracy
Muzzles Shock Charge Band Electrified device that attaches an electric burst of energy to rounds passed through it
Receivers Fully Automatic Receiver that fires continuously while the trigger is pulled
Receivers Semi-Automatic Receiver that fires once per trigger pull

Item tier.png Weapon Tier Level

Starfield have four Weapon tier levels: Base, Calibrated, Refined and Advanced (in ascending order). Only armor sets go up to Superior tier. The higher the tier, the better the damage of the weapon. Some weapons in Starfield only have three tier levels available or none at all. Typically as you level up, your chances of finding higher tier weapons increase, defeating higher level enemies will also increase the drop chance of best weapons.

Unique Weapons in Starfield also scale in damage depending on their weapon tier, but they keep the same unique name. You can find out more information on the unique weapon scaling system page.

The best weapons in Starfield are Legendary Advanced weapons which come with 3 Weapon Effects.


Tier Loot Level Damage Change Damage Fire Rate DPS Tier ID
Base 0 0.0% Physical Damage53.0 25 22.1 0012FFAB
Calibrated 27 49.0% Physical Damage79.0 25 32.9 001301E7
Refined 37 55.0% Physical Damage122.4 25 51.0 001301E8
Advanced 47 66.0% Physical Damage203.2 25 84.7 001301E9



Weapon Categories





Pistols



Pistols in Starfield are capable of outputting the most damage in the game if you build your characters combat skills around using them. The best Starfield Pistol build relies on stealth multipliers, headshots, critical hits, to achieve a high level of consistent critical damage.

Compared to any other weapon type in Starfield, Pistols have the most Uniques variants to collect. Unique Weapons range from; rare, epic, legendary and come with pre-defined Weapon Effects that increase your damage output. Using the science skill weapon engineering skill you can modify your pistol with the best mods for your playstyle from silencers to scopes. This will affect the damage, fire rate, magazine capacity, range, mass and accuracy of the weapon. Each gun has a limited number of mod slots to utilise.

Ballistic Pistols



Pistols eon.png

Pistols in Starfield are capable of outputting the most damage in the game if you build your characters Combat Skills around using them. The best Starfield Pistol build relies on stealth multipliers, headshots, critical hits, to achieve a high level of consistent critical damage.

Compared to any other weapon type in Starfield, Pistols have the most unique variants to collect. Unique Weapons range from; rare, epic, legendary and come with pre-defined rarity modifiers that increase your damage output. By using the science skills: weapon engineering you can modify your pistol with everything from silencers to scopes. This will affect the damage, fire rate, magazine capacity, range, mass and accuracy of the weapon. Each gun has a limited number of mod slots to utilize.

Name Image Damage Fire Rate DPS Ammo Mag Capacity Accuracy Range Mass Mod Slots Value Item ID Unique
Ace Sidearm Pistols Ace Sidearm.png Physical Damage10 40 10 .27 Caliber 17 72.0% 20 1.7 5/7 9468 002E073B Yes
Ambassador Pistols Ambassador.png Physical Damage35 109 63.6 .43 Ultramag 8 75.2% 28 2 4/7 13127 001EEE4F Yes
Deadeye Pistols Deadeye.png Physical Damage61 12 12.2 7.5mm Whitehot 6 68.9% 31 2.4 0/3 11130 001BBF2A Yes
Elegance Pistols Elegance.png Physical Damage48 109 8.2 7.77mm Caseless 8 73.7% 17 1.5 5/7 18244 002E0725 Yes
Eon Pistols eon.png Physical Damage10 50 8.3 7.77mm Caseless 12 67.50% 20 0.55 6 750 000476C4 -
Haphazard Handgun Pistols Haphazard Handgun.png Physical Damage40 67 44.6 .45 Caliber ACP 9 70.8% 24 1.6 4/5 29111 008AF5D Yes
Keelhauler Pistols Keelhauler.png Physical Damage53 140 123.7 .43 MI Array 6 70.1% 24 3.5 4/6 43244 008d850 Yes
Kraken Pistol Kraken.png Physical Damage3 150 8.3 7.77mm Caseless 12 67.5% 20 0.6 6 750 000476C4 -
Magshot Pistol Magshot.png Physical Damage53 25 22.1 .43 MI Array 6 62.8% 20 2 6 11380 002EB42 -
Marathon Pistols Marathon.png Physical Damage39 33 21.45 .43 Ultramag 7 71.4% 18 0.49 5/7 17280 002E82A2 Yes
Memento Mori Pistols Memento Mori.png Physical Damage17 40 11.3 .27 Caliber 17 69.% 20 0.49 4/7 3917 00316416 Yes
Old Earth Pistol Pistol Old Earth Pistol.png Physical Damage28 67 31.3 .45 Caliber ACP 9 66.9% 20 1.1 4 4350 002EB42 -
Radburn Pistols Radburn.png Physical Damage 7 + Energy Damage1 114 15.2 7.77mm Caseless 12 67.9% 20 0.65 4/6 2099 00207711 Yes
Rattler Pistol Rattler.png Physical Damage10 50 8.3 .27 Caliber 12 68.0% 20 0.85 7 942 0040826 -
Razorback Pistol Razorback.png Physical Damage51 12 10.2 7.5mm Whitehot 6 67.1% 40 2.3 8 5300 000FD6 -
Regulator Pistol Regulator.png Physical Damage35 18 10.5 .43 Ultramag 8 71.3% 20 0.7 7 4450 002CB5F -
Sidestar Pistol Sidestar.png Physical Damage12 40 8 .27 Caliber 17 67.9% 20 0.65 7 825 0026D95D -
Sir Livingstone's Pistol Pistol Old Earth Pistol.png Physical Damage28 67 31.3 45. Caliber ACP 15 69.2% 24 1.8 2/4 7612 001F27F5 Yes
Solace Pistols Solace.png Physical Damage39 30 19.5 .43 Ultramag 7 73% 24 3.15 6/7 10320 00AF68 Yes
Street Sweeper Pistols Street Sweeper.png Physical Damage3 180 9 6.5mm MI Array 25 74.7% 24 2.85 3/6 1723 002F3B1A Yes
The Mutineer Pistols The Mutineer.png Physical Damage181 161 485.68 .43 MI Array 6 63.1% 30 5.2 4/6 40967 00CAB0 Yes
The Prime Pistols The Prime.png Physical Damage61 12 12.2 7.5mm Whitehot 6 69.8% 31 3.6 5/8 21730 002DFD41 Yes
The Zapper Pistols The Zapper.png Physical Damage12 104 20.8 .27 Caliber 28 71.6% 24 2.85 6/7 9284 002D7913 Yes
Trickshot Pistols The Mutineer.png Physical Damage67 34 38.1 .43 MI Array 6 63.6% 30 5.1 4/7 37554 001AC6B1 Yes
Unfair Advantage Pistols Unfair Advantage.png Physical Damage51 75 63.8 7.5mm Whitehot 6 63.3% 36 2.05 6/8 16430 003CE4B1 Yes
Urban Eagle Pistol Urban Eagle.png Physical Damage39 25 16.25 .43 Ultramag 7 67.7% 20 1.75 7 4800 0026D96D -
Vampire's Sidearm Pistols Vampire's Sidearm.png Physical Damage28 80 37.3 .45 Caliber ACP 15 68.5% 18 1.75 3/4 207739 0207739 Yes
XM-2311 Pistol XM-2311.png Physical Damage36 67 40.2 .45 Caliber ACP 9 66.9% 20 1.1 6 8200 0024561C -


Laser Pistols



Pistol Solstice.png

Laser Pistols deal energy damage and all share the same ammunition which is relatively easy to acquire from vendors. Energy damage can be more effective against certain enemies who have a lower Energy damage resistance. Compared to ballistic pistols there are very few Laser Pistols to choose from.

You can increase the damage that Laser Pistols do by investing skill points into the following Combat Skills: Lasers, Pistol Certification, Marksmanship, Rapid Reloading, Armor Penetration, Crippling and Sharpshooting.




Name Image Damage Fire Rate DPS Ammo Mag Capacity Accuracy Range Mass Mod Slots Value Item ID Unique
Ember Pistols Ember.png Energy Damage12 25 5 1.5KV LZR Cartridge 16 73.6% 24 2.9 7/7 2735 002F99FF Yes
Short Circuit Pistols Short Circuit.png Energy Damage10 29 4.8 1.5KV LZR Cartridge 22 75.8% 32 4.5 3/7 8742 002E7C9C Yes
Solstice Pistol Solstice.png Energy Damage10 25 4.2 1.5KV LZR Cartridge 16 69.3% 30 1.3 7 1960 0026D961 -


Particle Beam Pistols



Pistol Novalight.png

Particle Beam Pistols deal both energy damage and Physical Damage combined. The advantages of dealing two damage types are that one of them will still be effective against even the most heavily armoured enemies. The disadvantage is that you will need to spread your character build over multiple Combat Skills to deal the maximum amount of damage with Particle Beam Pistols.

You can increase the damage that Particle Beam Pistols, do by investing skill points into the following Combat Skills: Particle Beams, Lasers, Ballistics, Pistol Certification, Marksmanship, Rapid Reloading, Armor Penetration, Sniper Certification, Crippling and Sharpshooting.




Name Image Damage Fire Rate DPS Ammo Mag Capacity Accuracy Range Mass Mod Slots Value Item ID Unique
Novalight Pistol Novalight.png Physical Damage 8 + Energy Damage25 22 12.1 Light Particle Fuse 12 68.6% 30 1.3 7 1960 0026D967 -
Terror Inflictor Pistols Terror Inflictor.png Physical Damage21 + Energy Damage65 34 48.7 Light Particle Fuse 12 71.7% 47 2.8 4/7 55662 0022A90C Yes
The Spacer Pistols The Spacer.png Physical Damage9 + Energy Damage30 25 16.25 Light Particle Fuse 12 70.2% 36 3.05 5/7 15207 001AC6C0 Yes
Va'ruun Starshard Pistol Varuun Starshard.png Physical Damage 26 + Energy Damage80 12 21.2 Light Particle Fuse 12 30.1% 30 1 7 18250 002D8A4 -

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