Ghost Recon: Wildlands
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands is the latest installment in the Ghost Recon franchise. It was announced during the Ubisoft E3 2015 Conference, and was released on March 7th, 2017. It is set in a massive and responsive open world, with the whole campaign playable either solo or with up to 4 friends. A competitive PVP mode, titled Ghost War, was later released as part of a free update.
The following weapons were used in the videogame Ghost Recon: Wildlands:
A Cartel member can be seen with a Beretta M9A1 in the "Fight for the Wildlands" trailer. During gameplay, the Beretta is found in a locked weapons box in the Villa Verde province and is simply labeled as the "M9." The Beretta starts with a standard issue 15-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 25-round extended magazines, various tactical laser sights, and a detachable suppressor. A unique M9A1 called "El General" is awarded to the player when they capture General Baro, a UNIDAD general. It sports a black paintjob with brown grips.
The weapon is also the default sidearm of Nomad, who will always draw a black M9 in cutscenes, regardless of the player's currently-equipped sidearm which, amusingly, will still appear inside its holster on his/her leg even in cutscenes. Agent Karen Bowman, the Ghosts' CIA contact, also uses an M9 handgun during several cutscenes.
A Colt Python with a 6 inch barrel is part of the western-themed "Last Chance" Ghost pack. It is referred to as ".357 Joker".
FN Five-seveN USG
The FN Five-seveN USG can be recovered by the player in a locked weapons box during gameplay. It starts with a standard 20-round magazine, and a weapon mod allows it to carry 30 rounds. It can be fitted with various tactical lasers and has a detachable suppressor. A customized but unmodifiable Five-seveN called the "Lady Killer" can be acquired by defeating a certain cartel buchon.
The weapon boasts decent overall performance, has the highest magazine cap for semi-automatic pistols (20 default and 30 upgraded) and the highest armor penetration stat of any sidearm, but hampered by its low rate of fire.
In the debut trailer, Midas is seen using a suppressed FNX-45. 'White Hat', a drug dealer and member of the Santa Blanca cartel, is seen wielding an un-suppressed version in trailers. The FNX-45 is the player's starting pistol in the game, labeled as the P45T.
Due to its status of being a starter weapon; it has low damage, but high handling, even compared to other sidearms.
Heckler & Koch USP45 Tactical
The Heckler & Koch USP Tactical can be found in a freight yard in the Tabacal province. It appears as the "P12" and has a proper 12-round capacity, unlike the USP45 in Rainbow Six: Siege. Being a spec-ops tailored weapon, the USP is the most silent of all the sidearms once the suppressor is mounted.
IMI Desert Eagle
A highly stylized Desert Eagle is seen in the debut trailer. It is indexed as "D-50" as per most recent Ubisoft titles, and is found at a UNIDAD FOB in northwestern Libertad. A unique D-50 called "La Novena" is awarded to the player when they defeat El Gato. It features an Aztec themed paintjob and engravings with a gunmetal grey and gold two tone.
Due to the lack of a threaded barrel (and general difficulty of silencing large-caliber handguns), the weapon cannot accept a silencer.
The Luger P08 is available in the "Veteran" Ghost pack. It has custom details and white grip panels with the writing S.P.Q.R on them. S.P.Q.R. is an initialism for the Latin phrase Senātus Populusque Rōmānus, literally translated as Roman Senate and People but more freely as The Senate and the People of Rome, and thus is the motto of the Roman Republic.
An M1911A1 with gold plating and ornate engraving can be seen in the Cartel Cinematic trailer. A standard issue M1911A1 with a railed frame can also be recovered in a locked weapons box on a cattle ranch in the southeastern part of the Ocoro province, simply labeled as the "M1911." The M1911A1 starts with an 8-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 15-round extended magazines, various tactical laser sights, and a detachable suppressor.
The Ruger LC380, an updated version of the Ruger LCP, is given to the player upon completing the El Emisario chapter in the Ocoro province. It is referred to as "The BFF," despite apparently being a licensed model with detailed trademarks. It's sights are not zeroed, and thus its point of impact is well above its point of aim.
The SIG-Sauer P227 can be found in a Santa Muerte house in north-central Malca and is labeled as the "P227." The P227 starts with a 10-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 15-round extended magazines, various tactical laser sights, and a detachable suppressor. This is the first appearance of this SIG P220 variant in any media.
SilencerCo Maxim 9
Available for real currency from the in-game shop is the integrally-suppressed SilencerCo Maxim 9, as part of the "Silent" Ghost Pack. Referred to as the "Whisper" in-game. This is the first major media appearance of this handgun.
Beretta 8000 Cougar
Antonio Garcia-Taylor, the cartel buchon of Mojocoyo, is seen holding a Beretta Cougar at the end of his briefing video.
Single Action Army
A young El Muro is seen holding a toy Single Action Army in his briefing video. Children around Bolivia can also be seen playing with toy revolvers that vaguely resemble the SAA, as well.
A Beretta 92FS is visible in El Comandante's briefing video.
The Canadian produced Sterling SMG variant from Rainbow Six: Siege can be acquired from a quinoa processing plant in central Remanzo. A unique version of the C1 Sterling, "Experimento #42", is awarded to the player when they defeat El Cerebro, it comes with an ATPIAL laser sight and a wooden foregrip which is not available on the regular version.
CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1
A CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 can be seen being loaded by a cartel gunman in the "Fight for the Wildlands" trailer. It is located in a UNIDAD firebase in Koani. Players who have played Rainbow Six: Siege can get a Rainbow Six themed Scorpion Evo 3 via Ubisoft Club for free, it can also be bought in the in game store.
CZ Skorpion Vz.61
The original Sa. Vz.61 Skorpion is also featured in the game. As with the MAC-10, it is a very common weapon used among regular cartel hoodlums (who use two of them at the same time); and as with the M10, the only modification for the Vz.61 is the option to extend or fold the stock. Additionally, both weapons are classified as sidearms due to their small size. For some reason, it holds 30 rounds in the normal 20-round banana magazine, which basically makes the Skorpion a direct upgrade compared to the Ingram. It can be unlocked in the Remanzo province.
In one of the released screenshots a Ghost operative can be seen with an FN P90 slung on his back. It is available from a weapon crate from the large cartel base in La Cruz. It has the second highest magazine capacity of the sub-machine gun class, thanks to its default 50-round magazine.
Heckler & Koch MP5 MLI
The Heckler & Koch MP5 MLI is the starting SMG given to all Ghosts at the beginning of the game. Much like the P416, it's a decent weapon, but due to its status as a starter gun, it's largely inferior to all other guns in its class.
Heckler & Koch MP7A1
The Heckler & Koch MP7A1 appears as the "MP7". It can be found in a guard tower in an outpost in the Barvechos province.
One of the most common guns used by the Santa Blanca Cartel gangsters is the Ingram MAC-10. Being firm adherents to the "rule of cool", sicarios always duel wield MAC-10s whenever armed with them (something the player cannot do). Although the player can pretty much pick one up an any time from a cartel goon, it can be unlocked for use in the inventory from a quarry in Pucara. For whatever reason, the only modifiable element of the M10 is the option to extend or collapse the stock. As with the other recent Ubisoft titles, it appears as the "SMG-11". It is also carried as a sidearm, in the player's pistol slot. Despite being modeled with the standard length magazine, the Ingram magazines only hold a meager 20 rounds in game, while the opposite is the case for the Vz. 61 Skorpion.
Izhmash PP-19 Bizon-2
The Izhmash PP-19 Bizon returns from the previous game; it was first seen in the "Fight for the Wildlands" trailer. The Bizon is a fairly popular weapon carried by cartel goons. It is found on a barge serving as a cocaine lab floating in eastern part of the massive lake in Agua Verde, rounding out the arsenal of it and the Saiga-12 and SR-3M that some Russian must've lost in that province. A unique variant of the Bizon, "Residuos", is awarded to the player when they defeat El Pozolero. It has a dirty and rusty look, likely referencing the fact that its former wielder has now corroded into toxic soup, with a white and black two tone and only comes equipped with a Kobra sight. It is the highest-capacity sub-machine gun in the game with 64 rounds in its magazine.
Izhmash PP-19-01 Vityaz-SN
Another weapon carried over from Rainbow Six Siege, the PP-19-01 Vityaz is an SMG available for the players arsenal. It's stored in a fairly massive Santa Blanca stronghold in the Inca Camina province. A unique variant of the PP-19, "¡UY!", is awarded to the player when they defeat El Chido. It comes with a PK-AS sight, an ATPIAL laser sight and its stock folded.
The SIG-Sauer MPX is another SMG available in the game. It can be found in a weapon crate in the Mojocoyo province. Some higher level cartel sicarios also use the SIG MPX.
Named "Vector .45 ACP", as it has been in Ubisoft shooters since Far Cry 3. The Vector is stored in a very well defended UNIDAD base in the northern half of Media Luna. By default it uses 15 round magazines; 25 rounders must be unlocked from an accessory box. A unique variant of the Vector, called the "Mendeleyev" is awarded to the player when they capture Marcus Jensen. It has a carved skull over the magwell and sports a white paintjob.
The weapon has the highest rate of fire of all SMGs, but is compensated by having an equally fast reload time.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
A Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with an original slimline handguard appears in Carl Bookhart's and El Muro's briefing videos.
Heckler & Koch MP5K
El Chido can be seen holding a Heckler & Koch MP5K with an optical sight in his briefing video.
The AK-47 was first seen on the table opposite the Desert Eagle, and also in the hands of one of the cartel members in the trailers. In the final game, the AK47 can be found in the Libertad province. It is also the primary weapon of rebel riflemen, where it sports a camo-green stock and 20 round magazine.
The AK47's handguard does not have any rails, thus apart from the GP25 grenade launcher; it cannot mount underbarrel attachments or laser sights.
However, 2 special AK variants can be unlocked by completing the main story missions in the Itacua province where players begin the game. They are referred to "His AK47" and "Her AK47," belonging to morbid lovebirds; El Polito and La Yuri, Santa Blanca's chief medical officers, who also happen to be their chief interrogators/torturers.
An AK-12 can be seen in the hands of a Cartel member in the "Fight for the Wildlands" trailer. The AK-12 can be found in a locked weapons box in Tobacal. A unique AK-12 called "Ritmo" is awarded to the player when they defeat DJ Perico, another variant of the AK-12 called the "GR Network" is available if players has connected to the Ghost Recon Network and tagged 10 Ghost profiles. Some mid-level sicarios also make use of AK12s.
In-game, the magazines claim to use 7.62x39mm rounds (it shares the same magazine mods that can be used on the "AK-47"). However, the gun's damage is very similar to 5.56mm rifles (in fact, the AK-47 outright surpasses the AK-12 in terms of damage), and the weapon is modeled with the 5.45mm magazines, so it is safe to assume that it is the original AK-12 prototype.
Steyr AUG A3-CQC
A Steyr AUG A3-CQC can be found in a base in the western half of Bervechos. By default, it is equipped with regular 30-round magazines that only hold 20 rounds; the 30-round magazine is modeled out of the extended 42-round AUG magazine.
CZ 805 BREN
The CZ 805 BREN is the weapon of choice for higher-level cartel riflemen, who uses it with a Kobra sight and G33 magnifier. It can be unlocked from a storage site in central Villa Verde. It is indexed as "805 Bren A2", which is incorrect since it initially starts with the standard 14.2 inch barrel, making it the A1 variant. It can still turn into the A2 variant however, by installing the 10.9 inch short barrel.
A unique CZ 805 called "El Comandante" is rewarded to the player when they defeat the UNIDAD commander in the Unidad Conspiracy missions. It has a Magpul D60 drum magazine which cannot be found in the open world.
The 805 BREN is strangely the most flexible assault rifle in the game. It is the only assault rifle that is capable of changing buttstocks, has all 3 firing mode options, all 3 barrel lengths, and mount all handguard attachments.
Desert Tech Micro Dynamic Rifle
The Desert Tech Micro Dynamic Rifle is an assault rifle introduced in the "Fallen Ghosts" DLC, where it is only called "MDR". It is obtained upon successfully completing all 3 intelligence gathering missions on Tomas Ortega. Los Extranjeros Jammer soldiers wield the MDR.
Indexed ingame as the "G2", the FAMAS G1 is stashed away in a remote mountain hut in the southwestern corner of the map, within the mountainous Inca Camina province. It can only fire in full-automatic or single shots; for some reason there is no trigger pack with the three-round burst fire setting. The weapon has some of the lowest damage stats for any assault rifle, but makes up for it by having the highest rate of fire of any AR in the game.
Holt can be seen with a suppressed FN SCAR-H in a pre-release screenshot and is his weapon of choice in the main game. The SCAR-H can be found in a locked weapons box in the UNIDAD-ridden province of "Flor de Oro" and is labeled as the "Mk 17." The SCAR-H starts with a 20-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 30-round extended magazines, various tactical laser sightings, various optical scopes, underbelly foregrips, and the M203 grenade launcher or Heckler & Koch GLM grenade launcher.
Heckler & Koch G36C
The Heckler & Koch G36C can be obtained at any time through the Ubisoft club and the player can start the game immediately with this in their armory if they start a new game, with the weapon being a direct upgrade over the P416. However, its unique 30-round magazine is found separately. The weapon is also used by some mid-level sicarios.
Knight's Armament Company PDW
The Knight's Armament Company PDW appears in game as the "SR-635" (which is actually the name of another KAC product, a normal short-barreled AR15 design chambered in the same 6x35mm caliber), and is classified as a submachine gun by the game. Midas carries the PDW as his weapon of choice in-game, equipped with a Kobra sight. It is located in a coca paste factory in the northern edge of the Ocoro province.
The L85A2 is one of the game's unlockable assault rifles. It comes with a 20-round STANAG magazine by default, an optic rail, a Daniel Defense railed forend, and Troy back-up sights. The L85 is found in the basement of La Santera's home, next to her chapel in Espiritu Santo. It is unusually accurate, in fact it's the most accurate assault rifle in the game, rivaling that of DMRs like the SR25 and G28.
In the debut trailer a member of the cartel can be seen dropping an M4A1 through the eyes of a scope. Midas can also be seen with one. A unique version, dubbed the "M4A1 Tactical" is given to the player after defeating Carl Bookhart. It has a brown paint job, Aimpoint CompM4 sight, vertical grip, and can only be fired on semi-auto despite its fire selector switch. A second unique variant, the "M4A1 Commando", comes from the Special Forces pack, and has an Aimpoint CompM4 sight like the Tactical, as well as a darker paint job, a wrapped handguard, and what seems to be a piece of a winter parka on the stock to serve as an improvised cheekpad.
A standard M4A1 can be recovered from a locked weapons box during gameplay. The M4A1 starts with a 20-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 30-round extended magazines, or a 50-round casket magazine based on the SureFire 60-round magazine, various tactical laser sightings, various optical scopes, underbelly foregrips, and the M203 grenade launcher or Heckler & Koch GLM grenade launcher. Some mid-level sicarios also carry M4A1s which has a mounted red dot sight. Rather bafflingly, despite having an adjustable stock it is not possible to extend the M4A1's stock and so it always remains in the fully retracted position, in addition to being ridiculously oversized.
Returning from Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, the Magpul PDR is part of the Fallen Ghosts DLC, and is awarded to the player upon successfully doing all 3 intelligence gathering missions on Dante Cruzar. As with the KAC PDW, it is categorized as a sub-machinegun in-game, despite being a compact bullpup-style assault rifle.
Owners of the DLC can now use all of the Fallen Ghosts weapons can be used in the base game thanks to a patch, although due to a bug, the PDR appears to reuse the Desert Tech MDR's model in Gunsmith, though the world model is the correct Magpul creation.
In one of the released screenshots a Ghost operative can be seen with a Remington ACR slung on his back, it is also the default rifle of Nomad during in-game cinematics, where it sports a collapsible stock, reflex sight, and worn tan finish. The ACR can be found in a locked weapons box in the village of La Loma in the Media Luna province, which contains a UNIDAD combat outpost. It starts out with a standard 20-round magazine, and can be modified to accept 30 or 50-round magazines, various tactical laser sightings, various optical scopes, underbelly foregrips, and the M203 grenade launcher or Heckler & Koch GLM grenade launcher.
Remington R5 RGP
The Remington R5 RGP appears in the game as an unlockable weapon, stored in the abandoned Agronomic Center in northern Monte Puncu. In-game it is the standard carbine of UNIDAD, a corrupt Bolivian military police unit, who uses the standard configuration with an attached Elcan SpecterDR scope. Despite having a selector switch, it is not possible to switch the R5 to semi-auto, and thus it only fires in fully automatic.
Returning from the previous game, the SR-3M can be found in a cartel-controlled town in the Agua Verde province. Its also used by some sicarios, but its the main weapon of choice for rebel squad leaders, who can be seen brandishing green-colored SR-3Ms.
SIG-Sauer SG 556xi Russian
The SIG SG 556xi Russian can be found in a dump in the rainforest region of Caimanes. It is indexed as "556xi", similar to the version in Rainbow Six: Siege. A variant called "SIG556 Llama" is awarded to all players who have participated in the open beta, but can be bought from the store.
The IWI TAR-21 is another assault rifle that returns from Future Soldier. It is found in the town of Choza Padre in the Montuyoc province. The weapon's description refers to it as the "IDF standard rifle", although the IDF has replaced it with the MTAR-21. By default, it is actually a CTAR-21 with the 64cm barrel, but can be turned back into a normal TAR-21 with the long barrel modification.
Los Extranjeros footmen also use the CTAR-21 as their service weapon, although only using a 20 round magazine and oddly, with iron sights instead of any kind of optics.
The POF P416 appears in Ghost Recon Wildlands as the first assault rifle available to the player. Its description refers to it as a "high end update" to the M4, but due to it being one of the game's three starting weapons (along with the MP5 and FNX-45), its stats are abysmally low and has very little customization options. A variant called the P416 "Micteca" was awarded to players who completed Season 2's challenges.
The Vektor R4 is an assault rifle, introduced into the game in the "Fallen Ghosts" DLC, where it is called simply the "R4" and obtained after defeating Tomas Ortega. For some reason, the game states that the weapon uses 7.62x39mm rounds, which logically means that it either feeds from the AK-12's 20-round 5.45mm magazine or the default 35-round Galil magazine (though it only gets a standard capacity of 30). It is also the main weapon of Los Extranjeros heavy armored soldiers, who use it with the stock folded.
War Sport LVOA-S
The War Sport LVOA-S from The Division is part of a thematic Ghost pack available for free for any player that owns both The Division and GR:W. It cannot be customized for some reason, and only holds a meager 20 rounds in 30 round PMAGs. Another variant of the LVOA-C was added with the Tier 1 update called LVOA-C Bad News which is unlocked by reaching Tier 5 in Tier 1 mode, it has an EXPS3 with a G33 magnifier, an M203 grenade launcher, an ATPIAL laser sight and a detachable suppressor. The magazine correctly holds 30 in this variant.
Winchester Model 1894
An engraved Winchester Model 1894, called "Stampede", can be bought as part of the "Last Chance" or "Antique Weapons" packages.
A custom M16/SP1 with a detachable carry handle and M203 heatshield is included in the Predator Ghost Pack, the contents of which are based on the eponymous film franchise. Thus, the M16 is intended to represent the M16/SP1 used by Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) in Predator. The visible castle nut between the buttstock and receiver and M203 groove on the barrel shows how UbiSoft reused some of the M4A1's model components. It is equipped with an M203 grenade launcher by default, even if the player hasn't unlocked the grenade launcher skill.
In the cartel security arm, Carl Bookhart, and El Muro briefing videos, operatives are seen conducting CQB training with AR-15 carbines with EOTech sights and Keymod handguards. No such weapon appears as usable in the game.
Soldiers armed with M16A2 rifles can be seen in Carl Bookhart's briefing video. One has an M203 attached.
Unknown M16 carbine
An unknown M16 carbine can be seen in a picture of Bookhart and his squad.
M16A1 rifles can be seen in some briefing videos.
An M16A4 is also seen in Bookhart's briefing video.
Colt Model 733
What looks like a Colt Model 733 with a carry handle-mounted scope is seen in El Muro's briefing video.
MG Industries MARCK-15 HYDRA
What appears to be an MG Industries MARCK-15 HYDRA or similar type of rifle is seen on an idol of Nidia Flores in her briefing video.
DSA SA58 OSW
What appears to be a DSA SA58 Para Tactical Carbine is seen in the hands of a cartel sicario in DJ Perico's briefing video.
In addition to the SA58 Para Tactical Carbine above, another sicario in Perico's briefing video has a standard FN FAL.
In the same image, another cartel sicario has an M1 Carbine.
SIG-Sauer SG 556 Classic
A SIG-Sauer SG 556 Classic, as opposed to the SG 556xi Russian that is usable in the game, is seen in a briefing video.
Serbu Super Shorty
The Serbu Super Shorty shotgun based on the Remington 870 variant is usable in the game. Because guns cannot hold an extra round in the chamber when reloading in Wildlands, the Super Shorty can only hold two rounds, essentially making it even more redundant than a sawed-off double barreled shotgun as the Shorty has to be rechambered between shots. It is stored in at a UNIDAD FOB where an early main story mission occurs in Itacua. A unique variant, "El Cuentista" (Spanish for "storyteller") is awarded to the player when they defeat El Wey. It has a custom red paint job.
The SPAS-12 can be found in the province of La Cruz, by default it has its stock folded and holds 5 shotgun shells. A unique version called "El Obsequio" ("The Gift" in Spanish) awarded to the player when they defeat El Pulpo, it has a black and grey two tone with "Para Papa" engraved into its pump handle.
The same custom Saiga-12K from Rainbow Six: Siege appears in Wildlands, with the same "SASG-12" moniker that several recent Ubisoft games have used for some reason. The Saiga-12 can be unlocked from a weapon crate located in an outpost in the far northeastern corner of the Agua Verde (this province contains several Russian weapons, for some reason). A unique variant of the SASG-12, "¡SILENCIO!", is awarded to the player when they defeat El Sueño.
Over and Under Shotgun
An Over and Under Shotgun known as the "Wilderness" is available in a Ghost Pack.
Named the "Ice Shard", the Remington 870 is available in another Ghost Pack (Yeti Hunter).
Benelli M4 Super 90
Benelli M4 Super 90 shotguns are seen being fired by U.S. Marines in the briefing video for the cartel's security branch. Unfortunately, the M4 Super 90 is not a usable weapon in the game, despite being featured in the previous game.
Ithaca 37 "Stakeout"
An Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" is seen wielded by a soldier in a briefing video.
Accuracy International L115A3
The Accuracy International AWM, known in-game under it's UK military designation of L115A3, is located on a coca farm in the Monte Pucnu region. The rifle's description mentions it's (now former) record of holding the longest confirmed sniper kill at 2,475 meters by a British Army sniper. A unique variant, "The Warhawk", is awarded to the player when they defeat Boston Reed. It has a unique paintjob based on the Flying Tigers' nose art.
The Barrett M82A1 appears on "Private Property" signs on cartel-owned buildings throughout Bolivia. It does not appear in the game as a usable weapon.
Blaser R93 LRS2
A Blaser R93 LRS2 is included in the Predator Ghost Pack as another reference to the Predator film franchise, this being the rifle used by IDF sniper Isabelle (Alice Braga) in Predators. It is incorrectly shown with a rotating bolt handle (probably just to reuse animations from the other sniper rifles) rather than being accurately depicted as a straight-pull bolt action rifle.
Desert Tech Hard Target Interdiction
The base game's original .50 caliber sniper rifle, the Desert Tech HTI can be unlocked from a weapon crate from a base in the Montuyoc region. A variant called the Desert Tech HTI "BDC" was added with the Tier 1 update and is unlocked by reaching Tier 40 in Tier 1 mode. It has significantly more damage than the standard HTI, it comes with a unique hexagon camo and detachable suppressor.
The HTI is the most powerful firearm in the game, capable of destroying a helicopter with a single, direct hit (while other bolt-action rifles needs 2 hits).
Desert Tech SRS Covert
The Desert Tech SRS Covert appears in the game as the "SRS A1" and is located in a tunnel in the central part of the Mojoyoco province. The gun currently boasts the fastest rate-of-fire for any bolt-action rifle.
A DSR-1, indexed as the "SR-1", is stashed away at a checkpoint on the massive dried-up lake in the Koani sector, along the northwestern boundary of the map.
M40A5 Sniper Rifle
In one of the released screenshots, Weaver can be seen with an M40A5 Sniper Rifle slung on his back. It is one of the first weapons players are meant to find in the beginning of the game, in the starting Itacua region. Santa Blanca and Katari rebel snipers also use M40A5s.
Added in an update, the McMillan TAC-50 is another weapon only available from the Ghost Store. The TAC-50's inclusion appears to be the result of resurgent fame after a Canadian JTF-2 sniper restored the rifle's claim of having made the longest confirmed kill at 3,540 meters in May 2017, against an ISIS goon in Iraq.
Heckler & Koch G28
The Heckler & Koch G28 is another sniper rifle available in the game. It is located in a cartel prison in the San Mateo province, however, the unique scope (also indexed as "G28") has to be found separately, in Inca Camina, at an archaeological site in the southwestern-most corner of the playable area.
Heckler & Koch PSG-1
The PSG-1 is one of two sniper rifles introduced in the "Fallen Ghosts" DLC. It can be turned into a Heckler & Koch MSG-90 lookalike by changing the stock and equipping the 20-round magazine; it isn't a true MSG-90, however, as it still has a PSG-1 trigger group, handguard, and barrel.
A unique variant called the "PSG-1 Mercenary" can be unlocked from the Ubisoft club for 30 points, which makes the gun immediately available for use upon starting a Fallen Ghost game once purchased.
Knight's Armament SR-25 ECC
An SR-25 Enhanced Combat Carbine is found in Camines. It has superior accuracy compared to other semi-automatic sniper rifles, but lacks damage. Santa Blanca snipers use the SR-25 in the Fallen Ghosts DLC due to the limited loadout options in that mode.
Mosin Nagant "Archangel"
Classic Mosin Nagant rifle in a modern stock made by Archangel Manufacturing. Known simply as the "M1891". It can be found in a crate on a makeshift runway in La Cruz, near the eastern town of Santa Elena. The weapon is also the only sniper rifle in the game that cannot mount a silencer (a bit odd since it has a threaded barrel that can accept an upgraded compensator).
Mk 14 Mod 0/1 EBR
The Mk 14 EBR appears in the game as the "Mk 14". It is fitted with the stock of the Mk 14 Mod 1 by default, but the Mod 0 stock in both extended and collapsed form can be unlocked. It is found in the northeastern part of Koani. It is also the only sniper rifle in the game capable of firing on full-auto and is the only one that has the option of using its built-in iron sights. Weaver carries a Mk 14 Mod 1 equipped with a 10-round magazine, long barrel mod and G28 scope as his weapon of choice.
The Remington MSR is the sniper rifle of choice for UNIDAD marksmen. The MSR can be found in a rather dangerous mining tunnel in the Montuyoc region, towards the western boundary of the map, which also happens to be the base of Carl Bookhart, Montuyoc's buchon.
Weaver is also shown during using a camouflaged MSR in several artworks, such as the boxart and loading screen, but ended up with an MK14 in the final product.
The Serbu BFG-50A is one of the sniper rifles added in the Fallen Ghost DLC and is the only semi-automatic anti-materiel rifle in the game. It is obtained upon successfully completing all 3 information gathering missions on Luis Rocha. It is also the weapon of Los Extranjeros elite snipers, who are able to incapacitate the player in a single hit, regardless of how much health they have.
The Dragunov SVD is located in a weapon crate in a camp in the southwestern-most corner of the Villa Verde province. An SVDS can be made from the appropriate stock and barrel mods. A unique SVD called "Lanza Sagrada" (meaning "Holy Spear") is awarded to the player when they defeat La Santera.
Krytac Trident LMG-E (Ares-16 AMG)
The Krytac Trident LMG-E, an airsoft gun based on the Ares Shrike is available in the game, under the odd designation of "MK249" despite not being based on the M249 SAW or any other FN Minimi derivative in the slightest. It is the weapon of UNIDAD heavy soldiers.
It is stored in a weapon box in a cartel outpost in the Malca province. A unique variant called the "Llamativo" (which means Flashy) is awarded to the player after they have interrogated Carzita. It has an EXPS3, a foregrip and sports a flashy black and gold paintjob.
A heavily engraved Bren Gun is the primary weapon of the "Veteran" Ghost Pack. It's missing both the carry handle and the bipod, the latter of which is replaced with a vertical wood foregrip.
Heckler & Kock HK121
The Heckler & Koch HK121, indexed in game as the "MG121," can be found fairly early on in the game, at a cartel outpost in the starting province of Itacua. It is modeled with a 50-round drum magazine that is incorrectly given a capacity of 90 rounds. It also has a three-round burst mode that the real HK121 lacks.
Knight's Armament LMG A1
Nomad is armed with a Knight's Armament LMG A1 machine gun in the "Stealth Takedown" trailer, and also appears to be his preferred weapon in his appearances in artworks. It is referred to as the "Stoner LMG A1" in game, and it is the only light machine gun that can be fitted with a sound suppressor. The KAC LMG can be found in the fortifications around El Sueño's massive mausoleum in Pucara.
Mk 48 Mod 0
In the debut trailer, Nomad is seen using a Mk 48 Mod 0 to great effect. Cartel gunman are seen using them in the "Fight or the Wildlands" trailer. It is located at a Santa Muerte pilgrim house in eastern Espirtu Santo.
The PKP Pecheneg is the standard machine gun used by the heavy soldiers of both the Santa Blanca cartel and the Katari's 26 rebels. As with other Ubisoft titles, it appears as the "6P41." It also has the railed forend of the Zenitco bullpup conversion. The PKP is stored in weapon crate in a large UNIDAD base in Media Luna. Strangely, it cannot mount an underbarrel grip, despite clearly showing that it has rails on the underside capable of supporting such attachments.
A unique variant called "El Bastón" ("The Cane" in Spanish) is awarded to the player when they defeat Madre Coca, which sports a wooden stock and grip, making it a look like a pseudo-PKM.
Known in game simply as the "Type 95", the QBB-95 also returns from the previous game and is stored in a UNIDAD forward operating base in the Remanzo province. Although the menu icon and several official images shows it loaded with the standard drum magazine, the Type-95 uses a extended magazine that somehow carries 75 rounds. The game claims it also uses 5.56x45mm rounds, however, it does not have any of the features of the Type-97 variant; if anything, the magazine looks mostly like some extended 7.62x39mm AK mag.
A heavily customized RPK is available as DLC or as part of the Deluxe Edition. It has a custom RIS handguard/scope mount combo and Magpul PRS stock, and somehow manages to cram a whopping 175 rounds into a normal 75-round RPK drum magazine. It is incorrectly named as "UNIDAD's RPK-74".
An M249E2 SAW appears in Carl Bookhart's briefing video.
M60 Machine Gun
An M60 machine gun is seen in a briefing video.
Orion Flare Gun
The Orion Flare Gun appears as a unlockable skill in the Item skill tree where it can be used to attract enemies. Nomad can be seen firing the flare gun into the air in the "Fight for the Wildlands" trailer.
The Crossbow, introduced into the game in the "Fallen Ghosts" DLC, It is also the main weapon of Los Extranjeros Covet Ops soldiers.
A Musket with a "Long Malcolm" scope is included in the Civil War and Antique Weapons packs.
The Yautja creature encountered by Nomad's team in Caimanes uses a Plasmacaster as its primary ranged weapon.
GE M134 Minigun
GE M134 Minigun appears as the most commonly mounted gun in the game, largely fulfilling the role of the game's heavy machine gun. It has an unusually (if not unrealistic) wide-spread availability, given that everyone from UNIDAD, to SB sicarios, to even the Bolivian rebels use M134s as their mounted guns of choice.
The AH-1W Cobra attack helicopters used by UNIDAD have rather short-looking M197 Vulcan guns mounted in the chin turret, although they behave similar to the M134 Minigun mentioned above.
M203 grenade launcher
The M203 grenade launcher appears as an underbarrel accessory for a number of assault rifles such as the M4A1, SCAR-H, and others. Judging by the style of RIS mount, it appears to be based on an airsoft model. A real M203 appears on an M16A2 in Carl Bookhart's briefing video.
Heckler & Koch GLM
The Heckler & Koch GLM appears as the "Standard Grenade Launcher". It is only available on certain rifles, namely the AR-15 pattern weapons and the SCAR-H. It is incorrectly shown as muzzle-loaded like the GP-25.
The stand-alone FN EGLM appears as an underbarrel accessory for the bullpup assault rifles, namely the FAMAS, TAR-21, L85A2, and the Desert Tech MDR. Rather confusingly, it shares the name "Standard Grenade Launcher" with the aforementioned GLM. It is incorrectly depicted as muzzle-loaded like the GP-25; the EGLM is loaded similar to the M203 in real life, by sliding the barrel forward.
GP-25 Grenade Launcher
The Russian counterpart to the M203, the GP-25 grenade launcher, appears in Ghost Recon: Wildlands as the "GP-25 GL" and mounts to the AK-47, AK-12, and the SR-3M.
M26 Hand Grenade
M26 hand grenades are seen sitting atop ammunition resupply boxes.
M18 Smoke Grenade
Midas has two M18 smoke grenades on his LBE.
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