Double Barrel Shotgun

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Double Barrel Shotgun
Double-barreled shotgun icon.png
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Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 5.2

Double Barrel Shotgun is a shotgun in Battle Royale. It is available in Epic and Legendary variants. It deals high damage at very close range but damage falls off heavily at the range of other Shotguns. It uses Shells 'n' Slugs and fires 10 pellets like other Shotguns, but has a larger spread, a lower headshot multiplier (1.25x), and a 2 second cooldown timer when swapping to other shotguns.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Double Barrel Shotgun
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Rarity Epic
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 216.6
Damage 114
Fire Rate 1.9
Magazine Size 2
Reload Time 2.8
Structure Damage 87
Double Barrel Shotgun
Double-barreled shotgun icon.png
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Rarity Legendary
Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 228
Damage 120
Fire Rate 1.9
Magazine Size 2
Reload Time 2.7
Structure Damage 90


Availability[edit | edit source]

Double Barrel Shotgun has a chance to appear among same weapon class in the following circumstances:[1]

Class Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Break Barrel Shotgun n/a n/a n/a n/a
Epic 37.6% 1.5% n/a n/a
Legendary 12.4% 0.5% 50% n/a

Double Barrel Shotgun has a chance to appear among all weapons in the following circumstances:

Rarity Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Epic n/a n/a n/a n/a
Legendary n/a n/a n/a n/a

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • When using the Double Barrel Shotgun, it is best to get involved in close-quarters combat, where you can fire both shots at your target, hopefully eliminating them.

Changes[edit | edit source]

6.10 Patch Notes (October 16, 2018)
Bug Fixes
  • Attempting to fire while reloading the Double Barrel Shotgun will no longer interrupt the animation.

6.00 Patch Notes (September 27, 2018)
Weapons + Items
  • Double Barrel damage reduced from 143/150 to 114/120.

5.41 Patch Notes (September 18, 2018)
Bug Fixes
  • Reload audio for the Double Barrel Shotgun no longer plays twice.

Patch 5.30 (August 23, 2018)

Weapon + Items
  • Double Barrel shotgun now has a spread reduction of 15% while crouched.

Patch 5.20 (August 7, 2018)

Weapons + Items
  •  Double Barrel Shotgun added.
    • Available in Epic and Legendary variants.
    • Can be found from floor loot, chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines.
    • Delivers high burst damage at very close range but damage falls off heavily at distance. 
    • Fires 10 pellets like other Shotguns, has a larger spread, lower critical damage multiplier (1.25x), and a 2 second cooldown time when swapping weapons. 
    • Epic Variant 
      • Up to 143 base damage per shot at extreme close range.    
    • Legendary Variant
      • Up to 150 base damage per shot at extreme close range.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Double Barrel Shotgun bears resemblance to a sawed off shotgun with double barrels, which may be why its bullet spread is very wide, considering that sawing off a shotgun greatly diminishes its range.

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