Hope county is a dangerous place – that is very much evident to you as you start the game. So to survive in such a cruel place you will need to have your wit, survival skills, courage and oh – a whole lot of guns!

Within this guide you will have complete access to all the available guns within Far Cry 5 – Their advantages, disadvantages as well as some key information on where to find them and how to unlock them for your own devices.

Important to Note : as you’re playing through Far Cry 5 and you obtain a weapon in which you like then unless you have unlocked it – once you run dry on ammo or lose that weapon you will have to wait until you can obtain it again. You see once you unlock the weapon then you will have constant access to it – So if you find a rare beauty be sure to hang on to it and savour your ammo.

Types of Weapons and Guns In Far Cry 5.

Melee Weapons Found in Far Cry 5

Sometimes situations may call for you to get up close and personal or if you’re carrying out a certain mission with stealth then a melee weapon is what you need. The advantage of melee weapons is their low sound and high impact upon hitting.

Be careful though – no one brings a knife to a gun fight.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock
Branch Melee Weapon NA Found
Hoe Melee Weapon NA Found
Paddle Melee Weapon NA Found
Shovel Melee Weapon $610 Found
Socket Pipe Melee Weapon $570 Purchased At Shop
Bolted Pipe Melee Weapon $600 Purchased At Shop
Baseball Bat Melee Weapon $650 Purchased At Shop
Aluminium Bat Melee Weapon $1025 Purchased At Shop
Spiked Bat Melee Weapon $1425 Gain two levels of Resistance – From Any Region
Brass Knuckles Melee Weapon $980 Purchased At Shop

 

Hand Guns and Pistols In Far Cry 5

Pistols, Side Arms and small repeating pistols can be found all over hope county. Its not uncommon for residents to be packing heat. Pistols come in all different shapes, sizes and power formats so be sure to find the pistol necessary for the job.

Pistols provide great support from short to medium distances but you may struggle dealing with enemies at range.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
1911 Pistol Pistol NA Purchased at Shop Medium
.44 Magnum Pistol 1150 Purchased at Shop Medium
SMG-11 Pistol 1500 Purchased at Shop Low
P226 Pistol 1050 Achieve Level one of Resistance In Any Region Medium
Skorpion Pistol 1700 Achieve Level two of Resistance Low
.44 Magnum L Pistol 1325 Gain Level Three of Resistance Medium
A-99 Pistol Pistol 2000 Gain Level Five of Resistance Medium
.44 Magnum Pistol 1645 Gain Level Five of Resistance Medium
D2 Pistol Pistol 2875 Gain Level Five of Resistance High
.44 Magnum Cannon Pistol 1550 Gain Nine Levels of Resistance Medium
M-79 Pistol Pistol 3300 Gain Six Levels of Resistance High
D2 Sin Eater Pistol 0 Defeat Faith Seed High
1911 Shark Pistol 7200 Purchased at Shop Medium
1911 Toaster Pistol 7200 Purchased at Shop Medium
P226 Amendment 2 Pistol 3600 Purchased at Shop Medium
Skorpion Big Spender Pistol 9000 Purchased at Shop Low

 

ShotGuns Found in Far Cry 5

For the heavy gunner who likes to get up close and personal. Shotguns cause heavy damage up close and are perfect for quick missions.

The problem with shot guns is their effective range falls off fast and you may struggle against enemies who have you pinned at range.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
M133 Shotgun Shotgun 1380 Purchased at Shop High
M133 Shotgun M Shotgun 1550 Gain Two Levels of Resistance High
M133 MS Shotgun Shotgun 1770 Gain Level Seven of Resistance High
SBS Shotgun Shotgun 2100 Achieve Level Four of Resistance High
Spas-12 Shotgun Shotgun 2300 Achieve Level Seven of Resistance High
M133 Grand Slam Shotgun 3600 Purchased at Shop High
SBS FarmHand Shotgun 3600 Purchased at Shop High
SPAS-12 Flameout Shotgun 7200 Purchased at Shop High

 

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SMG’s Found in Far Cry 5

Sub Machine Guns are formidable within Far Cry 5 and maybe one of the more regular weapons that you will see. Not only are they great at providing support for you and your resistance fighters. But they also unleash a pretty high amount of damage.

The Sub Machine Guns work well with Attachments and special additions.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
MP5K SMG SMG NA UbiSoft Club Unlock High
MP5 SMG SMG 2150 Gain Level one of Resistance Medium
MP5SD SMG 2400 Achieve Level Eight of Resistance Medium
MP40 SMG 2625 Achieve Level four of Resistance Medium

 

Assault Rifles Found in Far Cry 5

The Flagship weapon within Far Cry 5 as most Rifles or Assault Rifles provide heavy fire at medium to long range. Rifles can be extremely accurate when burst firing however up close can also prove useful when firing from the hip.

Rifles eat into ammo fast so be sure to stock up when you can.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
AR-C Rifle Rifle 1000 Purchased at Shop Medium
45/70 Rifle Rifle 2070 Achieve Level One of Resistance High
MS16 Rifle Rifle 2450 Achieve Level Two of Resistance Medium
45/70 T Rifle Rifle 2240 Achieve Level Three of Resistance High
MS16 Trooper Rifle Rifle 2650 Achieve Level Three of Resistance Medium
AK-47 Rifle Rifle 2600 Achieve Level Five of Resistance Medium
AK-M Rifle Rifle 2875 Achieve Level Six of Resistance Medium
AR-C Shark Rifle 7200 Purchased at Shop Medium
AK-MS WhiteTailer Rifle 7200 Purchased at Shop Medium
AK-MS Warrior Rifle 7200 Purchased at Shop Medium
45/70 Ghost Rifle 3600 Purchased at Shop High

 

Sniper Rifles Found in Far Cry 5

Got a job which means you have to remain undetected? Or simply looking to assassinate someone while getting the first shot – then a Sniper Rifle is what you need.

The incredibly slow reload and firing time are small pay offs for the super high damage and extreme range that these sniper rifles offer. Perfect for most raids within Far Cry 5.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
AR-CL Sniper Rifle Sniper Rifle 2000 Purchased at Shop High
308 Carbine Sniper Rifle 2800 Achieve Level Three of Resistance High
MBP .50 Sniper Rifle 2900 Achieve Level Five of Resistance High
SA-50 Sniper Rifle Sniper Rifle 3200 Achieve Level Six of Resistance High
Jacob’s Rifle Sniper Rifle NA Story Progression High
AR-CL SharkBite Sniper Rifle 7200 Purchased at Shop High
308 Carbine Flame Sniper Rifle 7200 Purchased at Shop High

 

Heavy Machine Guns Found in Far Cry 5

Machine Guns can be found later within the game. You will find bot cultists and resistance fighters wielding the rare Heavy Machine gun and they will cause carnage if unchecked.

Machine Guns have the ability to pin down enemies allowing you to easily flank them but if flanking is not an option. Machine Guns provide a necessary brute force that no other gun offers.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
M60 Machine Gun Machine Gun 2750 Purchased at Shop High
M249 Machine Gun Machine Gun 3150 Achieve Level four of Resistance High
M249 Militia Machine Gun 7200 Purchased at Shop High

 

Special Weapons Found in Far Cry 5

As well as the basic fundamental weapons there are also a wealth of special weapons which can be used within Hope County. This includes bows for hunting, rocket launchers for vehicles, flame throwers for crowd control and repair tools for fixing stuff.

It’s fair to say that you will have more than enough options to facilitate your needs as you crunch through the campaign of Far Cry 5.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
Compound Bow Bow 1650 Purchased at Shop High
Slingshot Projectile 1840 Achieve Level one of Resistance Medium
Recurve Bow Bow 2500 Achieve Five two of Resistance High
RPG-7 Rocket Launcher Rocket Launcher NA Story PRogression High
RAT4 Launcher Rocket Launcher 3250 Achieve Four leves of Resistance High
Repair Torch Repair Tool NA Perk Upgrade NA
FlameThrower FlameThrower 2300 Purchased at Shop High
MagnoPulser Special Weapon NA Story Progression – Side Quest NA
Flames on Flames FlameThrower 3600 Purchased at Shop High

 

Throwing Weapons Found in Far Cry 5

Throwing Weapons are consumables which expire once used. However these weapons are perfect for situational utility. You will have access to Molotov cocktails to burn out your foes, smoke grenades to cloud your approach and explosives to cause sheer damage.

Weapon Name Weapon Type Cost How To Unlock Damage
Molotov Cocktail Thrown 45 Purchased at Shop High
Remote Explosive Thrown 50 Purchased at Shop High
Proximity Explosive Thrown 20 Purchased at Shop High
Throwing Knives Thrown 20 Purchased at Shop Medium
Smoke Grenade Thrown 60 Purchased at Shop NA
Grenade Thrown 75 Purchased at Shop High
Dynamite Thrown 50 Purchased at Shop High
Pipe Bomb Thrown 80 Purchased at Shop High

 

This concludes our comprehensive guide on all weapons, items and other special weapons that you might find within Far Cry 5. Remember the list above will show you how much the items cost – where you can find them and how to unlock them as well as giving some details on high damage versus low damage.

If you’re still hungry for more Far Cry 5 knowledge then check the below guides for more information regarding the game with maps included.

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