Drum Gun

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Drum Gun
Drum gun icon.png
Details
Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced 4.5 Content Update
Vaulted 5.40 Content Update

Drum Gun is a hybrid Rifle-SMG in Battle Royale. It is available in Uncommon and Rare variants. It uses Medium Bullets.

The Drum Gun was Vaulted in the 5.40 Content Update, making it therefore currently unavailable.


Stats[edit | edit source]

Drum Gun
Drum gun icon.png
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Rarity Uncommon
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 234
Damage 26
Fire Rate 9
Magazine Size 50
Reload Time 3.15
Structure Damage 22
Drum Gun
Drum gun icon.png
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Rarity Rare
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 243
Damage 27
Fire Rate 9
Magazine Size 50
Reload Time 3
Structure Damage 23

Availability[edit | edit source]

Releases[edit | edit source]

  • Patch 4.5 - Released
  • Patch 5.40 - Vaulted

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • The Drum Gun is best used in close to mid range combat as its high spread and recoil makes it unreliable at longer ranges, as well as the lack of first-shot accuracy.
  • It can be considered a lower-tier version of the Machine Guns, as it is pretty common to find one.

Changes[edit | edit source]

5.40 Content Update (September 11, 2018)
Weapons + Items
  • Vaulted Drum Gun

5.20 Weapon and Building Balance Changes (August 9, 2018)

Drum Gun
  • Reduced falloff range damage from 80% to 70% at 3500 units
  • Reduced falloff range damage from 65% to 55% at 5000+ units
  • Added environmental damage fall off matching player damage fall off
  • Decreased jumping accuracy by 5%
  • Decreased targeting accuracy by 10%
  • Reduced spawn rate from chests and floor loot by 40%

4.5 Content Update (July 3, 2018)

Drum Gun added
  • The Drum Gun is a hybrid weapon that combines the stopping power of a rifle with the suppressive ability and fire rate of an SMG.
  • Available in Uncommon and Rare variants.
    • 26/27 base damage.
  • 50 round capacity.
  • Uses Medium Ammo.
  • Can be found from floor loot, chests, and Vending Machines.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Drum Gun is based on the Thompson Submachine Gun (Tommy Gun), with a drum magazine and foregrip.
  • The Drum Gun is similar to the LMG, with both using medium bullets, having a large clip size, a rapid fire rate, and a long reload time. The differences being that the Drum Gun has a slower fire rate and it deals slightly higher damage to players, and the LMG having a much larger clip size and it deals more damage to structures.
  • The Drum Gun is the only SMG that doesn't use Light Bullets.

References[edit | edit source]