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Mozambique Shotgun
Mozambique Shotgun.png
Triple-barrel shotgun pistol.
Profile
Type Shotgun
Fire modes Auto Icon.svg Automatic
Ammo type Shotgun Shells.svg Shotgun Shells
Rate of fire 132 RPM
Shotgun Bolt.svg 152 RPM
Shotgun Bolt.svg 165 RPM
Shotgun Bolt.svg 178 RPM
Projectile speed 10000 UPS
Manufacturer Altamirano Armory
Weapon ID mp_weapon_shotgun_pistol
Arenas
Purchase cost Materials0
Level 1 upgrade cost Materials100
Level 2 upgrade cost Materials200
Level 3 upgrade cost Materials500
Total cost Materials800
Damage
Head 57 (19×3) (1.25×)
Hammerpoint Rounds.svg 75 (25×3) (1.25×)
Body 45 (15×3)
Hammerpoint Rounds.svg 60 (20×3)
Legs 45 (15×3)
Hammerpoint Rounds.svg 60 (20×3)
Body DPS 99
Shotgun Bolt.svg 114
Shotgun Bolt.svg 124
Shotgun Bolt.svg 134
Tactical
Magazine size 6
Tac reload time 1.9 seconds
Full reload time 2.4 seconds
ADS speed penalty -0%

The Mozambique Shotgun, or Mozambique, is a fully automatic triple-barrel shotgun pistol that utilizes Shotgun Shells.svg Shotgun Shells. It shoots three pellets in the shape of a triangle.

The Mozambique can be enhanced with the Hammerpoint Rounds.svg Hammerpoint Rounds Hop-Up, which increases the damage dealt to unshielded targets by 35%.

Two April Fools variants exist for the Mozambique: an enhanced version, and Ol' Nessie.

Damage profile[]

Target Damage [note 1][note 2] Shots to kill [note 3]
100 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 57 2 3 4 4 4
Helmet.svg Level 1 Helmet 54 2 3 4 4 5
Helmet.svg Level 2 Helmet 51 2 3 4 4 5
Helmet.svg Level 3/4 Helmet 48 3 4 4 5 5
Body 45 3 4 4 5 5
Fortified.svg 39 3 4 5 6 6
Leg 45 3 4 4 5 5
Fortified.svg 39 3 4 5 6 6
  1. Shotgun damage is calculated per pellet.
    Correct: 15dmg/pellet x 1.25 = 18.75dmg/pellet ≈ 19dmg/pellet, resulting in 57 damage total.
    Incorrect: 45dmg x 1.25 = 56.25 ≈ 56 damage total.
  2. Fortified.svg Fortified decreases damage taken by 15%.
  3. Body Shield.svg Body Shields and Evo Shield.svg Evo Shields increase hitpoints.
  • Fortified head shot damages may vary ±3. This is due to uncertainty over whether Fortified reduces non rounded or rounded damage numbers. This difference is negligible on non pellet based weapons.

Attachments[]

Main article: Attachments
Optics
Others
Hop-Up

Arenas[]

Attachment ★★ ★★★ ★★★★

Shotgun Bolt.svg Shotgun Bolt

1x HCOG Classic.svg 1x HCOG "Classic"
1x Holo.svg 1x Holo
1x-2x Variable Holo.svg 1x-2x Variable Holo
2x HCOG Bruiser.svg 2x HCOG “Bruiser”
1x Digital Threat.svg 1x Digital Threat
Hammerpoint Rounds.svg Hammerpoint Rounds

Pros and cons[]

Pros
  • High fire rate.
  • Automatic.
  • No movement penalty when aiming down sights.
  • Free in Arenas
  • Low Material Upgrade Cost in Arenas
Cons
  • Slowest projectile speed in the game, tied with uncharged Bocek Compound Bow arrows.
  • Low DPS.
  • Requires precise aim.
  • 1× head shot multiplier at 38+ meters. (Reference: Go to the firing range, to the light weapon platform, and stand on the Tier 2(Blue) Standard Stock. The distance from you to the left most dummy is 37 meters.)

Skins[]

There are a total of 58 weapon skins for the Mozambique Shotgun: 11 Legendary, 6 Epic, 25 Rare and 16 Common.

History[]


Trivia[]

  • The name and triangular pellet pattern of the Mozambique Shotgun is a reference to the Mozambique Drill technique of shooting someone twice in the chest and once in the head.
    • Bangalore may reference this when pinging a Mozambique.
    • The Mozambique Drill is also referenced with an Anniversary Icon.svg Anniversary event challenge of the same name.
  • Requesting optics for the Mozambique will result in the Legend asking for pistol optics, instead of shotgun ones, despite the weapon being classified as a shotgun.
    • The Mozambique being a pistol is also further supported by Hammerpoint Rounds.svg Hammerpoint Rounds, which are shown to be compatible with "pistols, except the Wingman".
  • Since the game has been released, the Mozambique has become a popular meme among players due to it being hardly ever useful in fights because of the low damage output and the very slow time to kill; the weapon is also memed for the line Mozambique here!, said by all Legends when pinging one, with players especially mimicking Lifeline because of her unique accent. Even after the various buffs the Mozambique received through the Seasons to the point of becoming a far more viable weapon than it was originally, the meme is still popular to this day.
  • During the Battle Royale.svg Preseason and Season 1.svg Season 1, the Mozambique had a unique drop animation where the Legends would throw it on the ground with force instead of simply letting the weapon fall. It has been removed in Season 2.svg Season 2.

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