Burst SMG

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Burst SMG
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Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced 9.10 Content Update
Vaulted Patch 10.30

Burst SMG was an SMG in Battle Royale. It is available in Common, Uncommon and Rare. It fires a quick 4-round burst shot, has a 1.75x headshot multiplier and uses Light Bullets as ammunition. It has heavy recoil when fired.

The Burst SMG was vaulted in Patch 10.30 due to the Tactical Submachine Gun being unvaulted.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Burst SMG
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Bullet Type Light bullets icon.png
DPS 180
Damage 24
Fire Rate 7.5
Magazine Size 24
Reload Time 2.475
Structure Damage 24
Burst SMG
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Bullet Type Light bullets icon.png
DPS 187.5
Damage 25
Fire Rate 7.5
Magazine Size 24
Reload Time 2.3625
Structure Damage 25
Burst SMG
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Bullet Type Light bullets icon.png
DPS 195
Damage 26
Fire Rate 7.5
Magazine Size 24
Reload Time 2.25
Structure Damage 26

Availability[edit | edit source]

The Burst SMG has a chance to appear among other weapons and items per loot sources in the following circumstances:[1]


The Burst SMG has a chance to appear among all weapons and items in the following circumstances:


Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • The Burst SMG works best at close-to-mid ranges, as four body shots can be effective at an enemy, with the Uncommon and Rare variants able to take out a full health/shield bar in a single burst. However, is it not very useful for long-range attacks, as it has notably lower damage and lacks first-shot accuracy, missing the target easily.
  • Headshots can be potentially effective at closer ranges, although it would not have the same effectiveness as a shotgun.
  • Make sure to carry a steady supply of light ammo, as its 4-round burst feature may consume bullets very quickly.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 10.30 (September 11th)

Weapons + Items

  • Vaulted
    • Burst SMG

9.30 Content Update #1 (June 25th)

Weapons + Items

  • Burst SMG
    • Availability adjustments
      • Availability from floor loot reduced from 5.03% to 3.1%
      • Availability from chests reduced from 18.66% to 10.32%
    • Balance adjustments
      • Base accuracy increased by 13.6%
      • Jumping accuracy penalty reduced from 15% to 5%
      • Sprinting accuracy penalty reduced from 30% to 20%
      • Base damage increased from 23/24/25 to 24/25/26

9.10 Content Update (May 29th)

What's New?

  • Burst SMG
    • This burst-fire SMG packs a real punch in close quarters encounters.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The weapon appears to be based on a Kriss Vector. Unlike the Vector, which has a 2-round burst and full auto modes, the gun only has a 4-round burst fire.
  • All three rarities of the Burst SMG deals two more damage than all three rarities of the Suppressed Submachine Gun, despite having a much slower fire rate and a slightly smaller magazine size of 24. Although the damage is low, the weapon's fire rate is 7.5, beating the Burst Assault Rifle (Battle Royale)’s fire rate.
  • It looks like a machine pistol, but the weapon is held with one hand on the handle and the other for support.
  • Followed by the Compact SMG, this is the second submachine gun to have the "submachine gun" part abbreviated to "SMG."

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