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What You Need To Know About All Types of Shotguns in PUBG PC

Shotguns in PUBG PC game are not the most commonly-used guns. However, they partly help you deal with enemies, especially when you have not found any other better guns yet. PUBG weapons come in various categories, and Shotguns is one of them you may want to try in the early stage of the match.

Just like Assault Rifles and Sniper Rifles, all Shotguns in Battlegrounds also have different characteristics, pros, and cons to use. There are five types of shotguns, including S1897, S686, S12K, Sawed-off, and DBS. Read the guide below for a good grasp of all shotguns in PUBG game and learn how to use them smartly in your match!

What are the types of shotguns in PUBG PC?

S1897 – Hit Damage 216

S1897 is a quite strong shotgun in PUBG PC
S1897 is a quite strong shotgun in PUBG PC

S1987 is a type of PUBG PC Shotgun with a base damage of 26. Since the magazine of the gun stores 5 bullets, you don’t have to reload it during your match. Although it’s a quite good shotgun to use, it still has an advantage which is slow reload time. Thus, you should change to another gun if you run out of bullets for S1897.

Stats of S1897

Hit Damage

216

Damage Per Shot

24

Shot Count

9

Magazine Size

5

Time Between Shots

0.250s

S686 – Hit Damage 216

S686 is another shotgun you can use in PUBG PC
S686 is another shotgun you can use in PUBG PC

Another fine Shotgun you can use in Battlegrounds is S686. When you use this shotgun, you can shoot bullets fast and it is also suitable for close-range matches. Similar to S1897, the reload time of S686 is very slow. The magazine of its stores only 2 pellets, whilst the magazine of S1897 stores 5 pellets.

Stats of S686

Hit Damage

216

Damage Per Shot

24

Shot Count

9

Magazine Size

2

Time Between Shots

0.250s

S12K – Hit Damage 198

S12K in PUBG PC
S12K in PUBG PC

Among Shotguns in PUBG PC, S12K can be the most prominent one! The gun is quite a destructive beast in close-range battles. With a high fire rate damage and high hit damage, you can use S12K to defeat enemies easily. The basic magazine of S12K stores 5 bullets, but if you equip an extended magazine to it, it can store 8 bullets.

Stats of S12K

Hit Damage

198

Damage Per Shot

22

Shot Count

9

Magazine Size

5

Extended Magazine Size

8

Time Between Shots

0.250s

Sawed-off – Hit Damage 160

PUBG PC Sawed-off is like a mini S686
PUBG PC Sawed-off is like a mini S686

Sawed-off is a unique shotgun in Battlegrounds, especially when it can make you feel like you are holding a mini S686. Nevertheless, Sawed-off has a higher spread than the S686 thanks to the short barrel. The magazine stores only 2 bullets. The gun can fire off both barrels for dealing a lot of damage.

Stats of Sawed-Off

Hit Damage

160

Damage Per Shot

20

Shot Count

8

Magazine Size

2

Time Between Shots

0.250s

DBS is the latest PUBG PC Shotgun with a base damage of 26

PUBG DBS is a new shotgun
PUBG DBS is a new shotgun

PUBG DBS – a pump-action shotgun – has arrived in the game recently. It has the base damage of 26, with high recoil and 14 rounds stored in the magazine. DBS shotgun can deal massive bursts of damage in a short time. You can add attachments to it to make it more powerful, like Red Dot, Holographic Sight, 2x, 4x, and 6x scopes.

Stats of DBS

Ammo Type

12 Gauge

Base Damage

26

Shot Count

9

Magazine Size

14

What is the best Shotgun in PUBG PC?

Among shotguns mentioned above, to pick out the best one, it will be the S12K! S12K is the best shotgun in PUBG PC because of its fast shooting rate, a lot of damage dished out, and lots of bullets stored in the magazine. When you use the S12K to shoot enemies, you don’t have to worry about reloading the gun! Keep shooting and killing all enemies!

How to use Shotguns in Battlegrounds smartly?

Shotguns are not powerful guns in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. However, if you know tips to use them smartly, you can outsmart your opponents. Here are some tips to make use of PUBG PC Shotguns!

  • You should change to TPP mode and lure your enemy to close in first.
  • Take aim carefully and try to headshot your enemy.
  • Make every single bullet count.
  • Don’t waste bullets, because the magazines of shotguns don’t store many bullets.

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