[Top 10] Escape from Tarkov Best Ammo

Escape from Tarkov Best Ammo
Which kind of ammo is best for you?

Escape from Tarkov, the hardcore survival, first-person shooter by Battlestate Games, features some of the most intense gunplay and murderous fun of any of the current military simulators. Here are the top ten ammunitions that you can employ while blasting your way out of the city, or taking your sweet time for that satisfying head shot.

 

10. 9x21mm Gyurza, SP13

The 9x21mm Gyurza is a pistol cartridge used by the SR-1MP Gyurza. This ammo can be traded by Prapor, the warrant officer who’s in charge of supplies for the Internal Troops.

This ammo is badass because it is designed to defeat body armor. Due to its hardened, sub-caliber steel core and polyethylene outer layer, the Gyurza will leave a gruesome wound channel.

  • Cost: 140 ₽
  • Damage: 45
  • Penetration Power: 28
  • Armor Damage: 32
  • Special Effects: Tracer

 

9. 5.45x39mm BT

The 5.45x39mm BT is a rifle cartridge used by assault rifles such as the AK-74M, AK-105, and AKS-74UB. This ammo can be traded by Prapor after finishing the mission, The Punisher – Part 4.

This ammo kicks ass because it demonstrates a pronounced tumbling effect which results in creating two temporary cavities in the target. 5.45x39mm BT also features an armor piercing capability and a tracer effect.

Cost: 161 ₽

Damage: 44

Penetration Power: 33

Armor Damage: 37

Special Effects: Tracer

 

8. 7.62x39 BP

The 7.62x39mm BP is a rimless, bottlenecked rifle cartridge used by assault rifles such as the AK-103, AK-104, and Vepr KM/VPO-136. This ammo can be traded by Prapor after finishing the mission The Punisher – Part 5.

This ammo is powerful because it is designed with an armor-piercing bullet.

Cost: 179 ₽

Damage: 50

Penetration Power: 45

Armor Damage: 48

Special Effects: None

 

7. 9x19mm Luger CCI

The 9x19mm Luger CCI is a pistol cartridge used by pistols such as the P226R, GLOCK17, and MP-443 as well submachine guns like the MP5 and Saiga-9. This ammo features a high damage rating with moderate armor damage. The 9x19mm Luger CCI can be traded by Skier, the customs terminal employee.

Cost: 185 ₽

Damage: 70

Penetration Power: 28

Armor Damage: 25

Special Effects: None

 

6. 9x39mm SP-6

The 9x39mm SP-6 is a rifle cartridge used by assault carbines like the AS VAL and rifles like the VSS Vintorez. This ammo can be traded by Prapor.

This is the ammo you want to use with your favorite sniper rifle to execute that lovely head shot. It features an armor-piercing modification a high-carbon steel interior. Welcome to blood splatter city!

Cost: 195 ₽

Damage: 58

Penetration Power: 38

Armor Damage: 44

Special Effects: Subsonic

 

5. 9x21mm SP12

The 9x21mm SP12 is another pistol cartridge used by the SR-1MP Gyurza. This ammo can be traded by Prapor.

Where it lacks in penetration power this ammo makes up for in pure damage and carnage ability. The Gyurza, or “blunt-nosed viper,” is also designed to defeat body armor.

 

Cost: 197 ₽

Damage: 72

Penetration Power: 10

Armor Damage: 46

Special Effects: None

 

4. 7.62x51mm M62

The 7.62x51mm M62 is a rifle cartridge used by assault rifles like the SA-58 OSW as well as sniper rifles like the M1A, RSASS, and DVL-10. This ammo can be traded by Tadeusz Pilsudski, aka “Peacemaker,” after completing the mission “Spa Tour – Part 6.”

This ammo is a standard tracer cartridge that features pure stopping power. It is yet another quality round to split open your opponent’s cranium from long distance.

Cost: 225 ₽

Damage: 69

Penetration Power: 54

Armor Damage: 56

Special Effects: Tracer

 

3. 7.62x54R SNB

The 7.62x54R SNB is a cartridge used by the sniper rifle SV-98. This ammo can be traded by Prapor.

This is a deadly sniper cartridge. The 7.62x54R SNB features consistent ratings in damage, penetration power, and armor damage. Find a nice, high sniper’s nest, a bag full of these rounds, and you’ll be blasting through armor and brains for days.

Cost: 245 ₽

Damage: 65

Penetration Power: 62

Armor Damage: 66

Special Effects: None

 

2. 5.45x39mm BS

The 5.45x39mm BS is an assault rifle cartridge used by rifles such as the AK-74M, AK-105, and AKS-74UN. This ammo can be traded by Prapor.

This is another solid, armor-piercing round designed to cut through personal body armor like butter. As with the 5.45x39mm BT, this ammo creates a double cavity as it tumbles and shreds through muscle and internal organs. Ouch!

Cost: 265 ₽

Damage: 40

Penetration Power: 50

Armor Damage: 41

Special Effects: Tracer

 

1. 7.62x51 M61

The 7.62x51 M61 is a rifle cartridge used by the SA-58 OSW, the marksman rifles M1A and RSASS, and the sniper rifle DVL-10. This ammo can be traded by Tadeusz Pilsudski, aka “Peacemaker,” after completing the mission “Wet Job – Part 6.”

Comparable to the M62 variant but packs more of a punch in penetration power and armor damage. This bad boy will render optimal brain splatter from a distance.

Cost: 300 ₽

Damage: 60

Penetration Power: 68

Armor Damage: 63

Special Effects: None

 

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