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Cyberpunk 2077 Shotgun

The Cyberpunk 2077 Shotgun is a short range weapon that has strong knock back. You can obtain from Weapon Shops, and looting your enemies. We recommend using Mods like , Perks like Poppin' Off and a Build with the Shotgun.

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List of the Best Shotgun in Cyberpunk 2077

List of all Shotgun Weapons and their Stats, Mod Slots, and Requirements.

Shotgun Stats
Power
DPS

Low
Requirement

Body 6
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
DPS

Low
Requirement

Body 6
Smart
DPS

Low
Requirement

Smart Link Cyberware
Power
DPS

Low
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
Carnage
Stats

11-14x20 Damage
0.66 Attacks Per Second
+
10-13 Thermal Damage
+
3% Burn Damage
1.02 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Mod Slots

Mod Slot
Effects

Low reload speed but reduced spread while aiming.
Power
M2038 Tactician
Stats

25-30 Damage
1.21 Attacks Per Second
+
18-22 Chemical Damage
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Effects

Increased number of pellets shot, reduced reload time, chance to apply Bleeding
Smart
L-69 Zhuo
Stats

27-33 Damage
0.87 Attacks Per Second
+
19-23 Physical Damage
+
19.46% Crit Chance
+
83.40% Crit Damage
+
10% Bleeding Chance
2.11 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Effects

Fires explosive rounds and rips enemies to shreds.

Best Mods to use with Shotguns

We recommend using mods like with the Shotgun weapon type.

Mod Type Effect
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Best Perks to use with Shotgun

We recommend using perks like Poppin' Off with the Shotgun weapon type.

Rank Lvl Perk Effect
C
5Pump It, Louder!Reduces recoil of shotguns and light machine guns by 10% / 20%
C
1Hail Of BulletsShotguns and light machine guns deal 3% / 6% / 10% more damage
A
5In Your FaceReduces reload time of shotguns and light machine guns by 20% / 40%
A
7BloodrushIncreases movement speed while carrying a shotgun or light machine gun by 5% / 10%
A
9BulldozerIncreases crit chance with shotguns and light machine guns by 10%
A
11MassacreIncreases crit damage with shotguns and light machine guns by 15% / 30% / 45%
A
12Heavy Leadshotguns and light machine guns knock back enemies with more force
S
18Poppin' OffShotguns have a 25% / 50% higher chance of dismembering enemies

Best Shotgun Build and Cyberware in Cyberpunk 2077

If you are looking for a Shotgun Build in Cyberpunk 2077, you should visit our Best Builds Guide and find a build that fits your playstyle.

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Assault Rifle
Double-Barrel Shotgun
HMG
LMG
Melee
Pistol
Precision Rifle
Revolver
SMG
Sniper Rifle

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