[TOP 5] Shadow of the Tomb Raider Best Guns & How to Get Them

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What are the best guns to use in Shadow of the Tomb Raider?

There are enemies and potential threats lurking around every corner in Shadow of the Tomb Raider. To take on Trinity and the threats of the dark misty jungles, you are going to need to be packing some serious heat in order to get through the chaos. Listed below are the 5 best guns to use on Shadow of the Tomb Raider and how to find them.

5. The River Hawk:

Shadow of the Tomb Raider, The River Hawk

The River Hawk is a high-power pistol that is good to use early on in game

  • Looks and acts like the desert eagle
  • High in damage

Weapon Stats:

Damage- High, can be upgraded +40 by using 2 fat + 3 salvage + 1 black powder.

Recoil- High, can be decreased by -75 when upgraded with 3 jaguar hide + 3 salvage.

Rate of fire- Low, can be increased +40 by upgraded with 2 fat + 2 salvage + 1 black powder.

Reload Speed- Medium, can be increased by +30 when upgraded with 2 cloth + 3 salvage.

Ammo Capacity- Low, can increase clip size to 13 by using 2 cloth + 2 salvage.

You can get this weapon by completing the "Blood Cried Out- Invasive species" side mission in Kuwak Yaku, as seen below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=977GaGS1aDE

4. The AB.45:

The AB.45 Pistol

The AB.45 nicknamed the Altar boy by Trinity, is another high-power pistol that is similar to the River Hawk, but has more of a kick. It is the first gun that you receive in story that Lara takes off a dead Trinity mercenary.

  • Accuracy is maxed out
  • Has a suppressor attached

Weapons Stats:

Damage- Medium, can upgrade to +40 by using 4 fat + 4 salvage + 1 black powder.

Recoil- Can be upgraded to -100 by using 3 jaguar hide + 6 salvage.

Rate of Fire- Medium, can upgrade to +40 by using 5 fat + 6 salvage + 2 black powder.

Reload Speed- Medium, can upgrade to -30 by using 6 cloth + 4 salvage.

Ammo Capacity- Medium, can upgrade to +18 by using 6 cloth + 4 salvage + 2 black powder.

You will get this weapon as you progress through the story and complete the combat encounter, which leads you to Kuwaq Yaku, as seen in the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2NP7gjbWsI

3. WHWS-16

The WHWS-16

The WHWS-16 is a semi-automatic rifle, a destructive force in combat that can be used to spray down multiple enemies at once.

  • Low Recoil
  • Rapid fire

Weapon Stats:

Damage- Low, can be upgraded +40 by using 7 salvage + 6 black powder

Rate of Fire- Medium, can be upgraded +50 by using 4 black powder + 4 salvage

Recoil- Can be upgraded -30 by using 2 cloth + 3 savages

Reload Speed- High, can be increased by -50 by using 2 black powder + 3 salvage

Ammo Capacity- High, can be increased by +15 by using 1 cloth + 2 salvage + 1 black

The WHWS-16 is available for purchase at a shop in the mission of San Juan for 5,800 gold, as shown below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJkpOb4vfuc

2. Redding Bolt Action:

The Redding Bolt Action Rifle

The Redding Bolt Action rifle is a high in damage bolt rifle that is similar to a bow in performance.

  • High in precision
  • Can snipe enemies from far away with ease

Weapon Stats:

Damage- High, can be upgraded +40 by using 4 salvage + 3 black powder.

Recoil- Medium, can be upgraded -40 by using 2 hide + 2 hide.

Rate of fire- Medium, can be upgraded +50 by using 2 hide + 3 salvage.

Reload Speed- Medium, can be upgraded +50 by using 2 cloth + 3 cloth + 3 salvage.

Ammo Capacity- Low, can be upgraded +35 by using 1 hide + 2 salvage..

The Redding Bolt Action rifle is only available in new game plus when you complete the eagle path.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iqu_BMtwF4

1. The Vicar Mark II:

The Vicar Mark II Rifle
The Vicar Mark II Rifle is a powerful well-balanced rifle that is best used in spray and prey situations.

  • Can be equipped with a grenade launcher
  • Great in precision

Weapon Stats:

Damage- Medium, can increase +40 by upgrading with 7 salvage + 6 black powder.

Rate of Fire- Medium, can be increased by +50 by upgrading with 4 black powder + 4 salvage.

Recoil- Can decrease -75 by upgrading with 3 fat + 4 salvage + 2 black powder.

Reload Speed- Medium, can be upgraded +30 by using 2 cloth + 3 salvage.

Ammo Capacity- Medium, can increase clip size to +11 by upgrading with 2 cloth + 3 salvage.

This is a default weapon that you get automatically through progression in the story. It is the first assult rifle that Lara acquires as she takes it off of a dead Trinity mercenary, as seen in the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSGdnAbKS5Y

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