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The '''SCARMK17''' (Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle, Mark 17) is the tier three weapon designed for the [[Commando]] class. Compared to its predecessors (the [[Bullpup]] and the [[AK47]], it does suffer with a significantly smaller magazine size (maximum 25 rounds); however it deals a staggering amount of damage per shot, and can fire very rapidly. It appears in game with modular attachments of a red dot sight (making tackling tougher targets like [[Siren]]s and [[Husk]]s a lot easier) and a vertical front handle, with only the former having an effect on gameplay. The [[Achievement#Scar.27d|SCAR'd]] achievement is earned upon killing one thousand specimens with the weapon.
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The '''SCARMK17''' (Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle, Mark 17) is the tier three weapon designed for the [[Commando]] class. Compared to its predecessors (the [[Bullpup]] and the [[AK47]]), it does suffer with a significantly smaller magazine size (maximum 25 rounds); however it deals a staggering amount of damage per shot, and can fire very rapidly. It appears in game with modular attachments of a red dot sight (making tackling tougher targets like [[Siren]]s and [[Husk]]s a lot easier) and a vertical front handle, with only the former having an effect on gameplay. The [[Achievement#Scar.27d|SCAR'd]] achievement is earned upon killing one thousand specimens with the weapon.
  
 
Compared to the [[Bullpup]] and the [[AK-47]], aside from the weight and cost difference, is that it's more accurate, has a higher damage per shot and rate of fire, but also a higher recoil and has a smaller magazine.
 
Compared to the [[Bullpup]] and the [[AK-47]], aside from the weight and cost difference, is that it's more accurate, has a higher damage per shot and rate of fire, but also a higher recoil and has a smaller magazine.

Revision as of 21:24, 17 March 2010

Commando
SCARMK17
Trader Scar.png
Statistics
Pricing: £2500 (£1875)
Weight: 5 blocks
Ammo: 20 Hud Ammo Clip.png 14 (300)
Power:
Range:
Speed:
Related achievements
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The SCARMK17 (Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle, Mark 17) is the tier three weapon designed for the Commando class. Compared to its predecessors (the Bullpup and the AK47), it does suffer with a significantly smaller magazine size (maximum 25 rounds); however it deals a staggering amount of damage per shot, and can fire very rapidly. It appears in game with modular attachments of a red dot sight (making tackling tougher targets like Sirens and Husks a lot easier) and a vertical front handle, with only the former having an effect on gameplay. The SCAR'd achievement is earned upon killing one thousand specimens with the weapon.

Compared to the Bullpup and the AK-47, aside from the weight and cost difference, is that it's more accurate, has a higher damage per shot and rate of fire, but also a higher recoil and has a smaller magazine.

Tactics

  • Rate of fire:
    • The semi-automatic function is advised to conserve ammo and maintain accuracy, useful over long distances.
    • The automatic-fire function is very useful for taking down tougher enemies such as Husks, Scrakes and Fleshpounds.
  • Try to use your red dot sight as much as possible to maximize hit efficiency, so you can save on purchasing ammo.
  • Though headshots are always advised with all weapons, the SCAR's red dot sight makes it incredibly easy to headshot specimens who might be approaching you, even from a distance.
  • You can usually (depending on commando level and difficulty) take down a Scrake by lowering it to approximately 60% health, (stopping before you rage it) reloading, and then unloading a full magazine into his face. But if there's anyone else around, expect them to mess this up for you.

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages

  • Has an un-intrusive red dot sight.
  • Accurate.
  • High damage per second, higher damage per shot than AK47 or Bullpup.
  • Select fire.

Disadvantages

  • Expensive.
  • Compared to the bullpup and AK-47:
    • Expensive ammunition.
    • Low magazine size.
    • High recoil.

Cost

Weapon cost

The Commando perk gets a discount on the SCARMK17 from the Trader. Template:WeaponCost

Ammo cost

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