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Starfield:X-989 Microgun


X-989 Microgun
X-989 Microgun
Base Damage Physical Damage9
Fire Rate 350
DPS 52.5
Ammo 7.77mm Caseless
Mag Capacity 300
Accuracy 67.0%
Range 42
Mass 12.3
Mod Slots 4/6
Base Value 39327
Type Ballistic Heavy Weapon
Item ID 008AF5D
Variants Microgun

The X-989 Microgun is a ballistic heavy weapon is a Unique version of the Microgun. It uses the common 7.77mm Caseless ammo.

Weapon Effects

See full breakdown and information of all Weapon Effects.

Name Tier Effect Description
Exterminator 1 +30% damage against aliens -

How to Get Guide

Location/Quest

  • You can find the unique X-989 Microgun location during the quest Hostile Intelligence during the UC Vanguard faction questline. During this quest you can also obtain the X-989 Microgun the armoury. While you are collecting the samples in Londinion you can also pickup the unique Shattered Shock too.

Modification.png Weapon Modification

Pre-Attached

Category Available Mods Effect
Barrels Long Barrel Increases Accuracy, Recoil Control and Range at the cost of Aim Down Sight speed
Grips Tactical Grip A lighter grip that increases Aim Down Sight speed, Reload speed and Stability
Lasers Laser Sight Laser Sight attachment to help with target acquisition and increase Accuracy
Magazines Tactical Magazine Lighter mag that vastly increases Aim Down Sight speed and Reload speed

Compatible Mods

Category Available Mods Effect
Barrels Long Barrel Increases Accuracy, Recoil Control and Range at the cost of Aim Down Sight speed
Barrels Stabilizing Barrel Specialized, mag-assisted barrels vastly increases Accuracy and Recoil control at the cost of Aim Down Sights speed while standing still
Barrels Standard Barrel Standard issue barrel
Batteries Armor-Piercing Rounds More powerful casing can penetrate even the sturdiest armors
Grips Tactical Grip A lighter grip that increases Aim Down Sight speed, Reload speed and Stability
Internal High Powered Increases Damage done
Internal High Velocity Internal module that increases accuracy and range
Lasers Laser Sight Laser Sight attachment to help with target acquisition and increase Accuracy
Lasers Recon Laser Sight Marks enemies while Aiming and greatly increases Accuracy
Magazines Small Magazine Increases Aim Down Sight speed and Reload speed at the cost of Ammo Capacity
Magazines Standard Magazine Standard issue magazine
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
Suppressors Suppressor Vastly reduces acoustic intensity while increasing Accuracy at the cost of Range

Item tier.png Weapon Tier Level

Starfield has four weapon tier levels: Base, Calibrated, Refined, Advanced (in ascending order). The higher the tier, the better the damage of the weapon. 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. Note that superior weapons do exist, but they are incorrectly named as advanced weapons despite dealing more damage.

Unique Weapons in Starfield scale in base damage depending on their weapon tier level (Base, Calibrated, Refined, Advanced), but they keep the same unique name without any prefixes being added. You can find out more information on how to get the best version of each unique weapon you come across on the unique weapon tier system page.

Below you can find the stats for each tier level of this unique weapon.


Tier Loot Level Damage Change Damage Fire Rate DPS Tier ID
Base 0 0.0% Physical Damage9.0 350 52.5 001BDC3C
Calibrated 40 33.0% Physical Damage12.0 350 69.8 001BDC3D
Refined 50 44.0% Physical Damage17.2 350 100.5 001BDC3E
Advanced 60 44.0% Physical Damage24.8 350 144.8 001BDC3F



Weapon Categories





Unique Heavy Weapons



Heavy Weapons N67 Smartgun.webp

Heavy Weapons in Starfield have a unique name, visual appearance, weapon mods and Depending on the unique weapon rarity (Rare, Epic or Legendary), it can have 1-3 pre-defined Weapon Effects that further enhance damage capabilities. For example, it may do double damage to targets who are full health.

Unlike the low chance of finding legendary weapons in loot, unique weapons have guaranteed locations where they can be found. This means you can prioritise on finding the best unique weapon location for your character build early on in your playthrough.

Below you will find a list of all the unique heavy weapon locations in Starfield along with the weapon ID which can be used to add the weapon to your inventory using console commands.

Name Image Damage Fire Rate DPS Ammo Mag Capacity Accuracy Range Mass Mod Slots Value Item ID
Ashta Tamer Heavy Weapons Ashta Tamer.webp Physical Damage127 5 10.58 40mm XPL 4 63.4% 40 4.9 1/6 15561 0031FCBF
Heller's Cutter Heavy Weapons Heller's Cutter.webp Energy Damage4 76 5.07 Energy - 76.7% 3 4 0 712 0032046A
N67 Smartgun Heavy Weapons N67 Smartgun.webp Physical Damage10 350 58.3 7.77mm Caseless 300 49.3% 40 15.1 2/6 3713 001AC6BB
Poisonstorm Heavy Weapons Poisonstorm.webp Physical Damage10 400 66.7 50 MI Array 160 56.1% 58 12.2 2/2 46083 00AC6B8
Reckless Bombardment Heavy Weapons Reckless Bombardment.webp Physical Damage120 12 24 40mm XPL 8 65.5% 40 14.15 5/6 89040 002D970
Shattered Shock Heavy Weapons Shattered Shock.webp Physical Damage127 5 20.6 40mm XPL 6 76.3% 48 4.9 4/6 15561 000ECF9
X-989 Microgun Heavy Weapons X-989 Microgun.webp Physical Damage9 350 52.5 7.77mm Caseless 300 67.0% 42 12.3 4/6 39327 008AF5D

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