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Shooting Star is a grenade launcher in Counter-Strike Online based on the M79 Saw off obtainable randomly from Code Box.

Overview

Shooting Star will be equipped in the pistol slot. This is a modified version of a grenade launcher that fires flares. It holds 5 rounds for each round with 40mm flare and its mobility has been increased by cutting the gun barrel and butt plate. The secondary fire mode can make the grenade bounce before exploding.

Advantages

  • Grenades can bounce
  • Light weight
  • Short reload time

Disadvantages

  • Expensive
  • Extremely hard to see surroundings when the firecracker explodes
  • Available via code boxes only
  • Low magazine size

Tips

  • 1 round of Shooting Star can deal 200 damage to a zombie.

Events

  • South Korea: 3 May 2012.
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong: 15 May 2012.
  • China & Japan: 16 May 2012.
  • Indonesia: 8 October 2013.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 7 May 2014.
  • CSN:Z: 1 April 2015.
  • Vietnam: 21 May 2015.

Comparison to M79

M79 icon.png

Positive

  • Grenades can rebound when using the secondary fire mode

Neutral

  • Same damage (70)
  • Same recoil
  • Same accuracy
  • Same weight (0% speed reduction)
  • Same rate of fire (10%)
  • Same price ($2100)

Negative

  • Obtainable via Code boxes only

Gallery

Bounce sound

Ditto

Ditto

Draw sound

Explode sound

Fire sound

Ditto

Wick sound

Trivia

  • This weapon is also called Firecracker as the rounds explode similar to normal fireworks or as shown in the game files.
  • The bouncing grenade can get stuck in the machine used to level up walls in Double Gate, if shot in the right angle.
  • The word "Firecracker" can be seen on the grip.
  • The iron sight is removed.

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