SMG (Sub Machine Gun) is an automatic carbine designed to fire pistol cartridges. It combines the automatic fire of a machine gun with the cartridge of a pistol. The submachine gun was invented during World War I (1914-1918) but the apex of its use was during World War II (1939-1945) when millions of the weapon type were manufactured. Today, the submachine guns have been replaced by the assault rifles for military use but still in use for close quarter battle and by law enforcement.
Submachine guns are categorized as one of the primary weapons in Counter-Strike Online. A submachine gun can usually be identified by its high rate of automatic fire using small caliber ammunition and has standard magazine capacity. Its rate of fire is higher than assault rifles and machine guns. It is suitable for close quarter combat due to its low recoil even when fired continuously.
Submachine guns are widely used by players in the first few rounds. It is then usually replaced by the assault rifles and sniper rifles on later rounds. Submachine guns are oftenly used when the player has low money possession.
These are the submachine guns have been adopted in the game:
- Main article: TMP.
TMP fires 30 rounds of 9×19mm Parabellum ammunition which has a nondetachable silencer, making it quiet and good for silent missions. However, its penetration power is relatively weak and inaccurate in long range. It is cheap, has moderate recoil, very high fire rate and light weight. Thus, it has a very short reload time.
- Main article : MAC-10.
MAC-10 (Military Armament Corporation Model-10) is an American machine pistol loaded with 30 rounds of .45 ACP cartridge. It has a very high recoil when fired continuously due to larger caliber size. On the other hand, MAC-10 deals a high damage for a machine pistol.
- Main article: MP5.
The MP5 is a Germany submachine gun fed with 30 rounds of 9mm ammunition. It is well-balanced between performance and rate of fire aspects, making it nicknamed as "The Mother of All Submachine Gun" among most players.
- Main Article : UMP45.
UMP45 is a German submachine gun chambered with 25 rounds of .45 ACP. It has a good firepower, accuracy and low recoil but it has a lower rate of fire than other submachine guns.
- Main article: K1A.
This 30 rounds, 5.56mm submachine gun has a penetration power like an assault rifle. It can be used as a safe middle distance weapon.
- Main article: MP7A1.
This 20 rounds, 4.6mm submachine gun has a fast firing speed to spread its bullets. Depending on the situation it can be equipped with a reflex lens and used on middle distance.
- Main article: MP7A1 60R.
This is the extended magazine version of MP7A1 chambered with 60 rounds of 4.6mm. It can be fired in automatic mode only and lacks of sharpshooter mode.
- Main article: Kriss Super V.
Kriss Super V is an American submachine gun fed with 30 rounds of .45 ACP. It boasts excellent accuracy even in continuous fire, making it reliable in various situation. Silencer can be attached for silent operation. It can be upgraded to Dual Kriss via Upgrade Event.
- Main article: MP40.
This is a submachine gun originated from Nazi Germany to hold 32 rounds of 9mm. It was firstly invented in 1940 and later involved throughout the World War II, Cold War and Vietnam War. MP40 was used extensively by paratroopers, platoon and squad leaders during World War II.
- Main article: Sten Mk2.
This open bolt sub-machine gun boasts a big advantage and dominated the second world war with its 32 rounds of 9mm Parabellum, light weight and cheap price.
- Main article: Uzi.
Firstly built in 1948, the Uzi is an Israeli submachine gun fed with 32 rounds of 9mm. It has a very high fusillade as well as light mobility, making it as a perfect quick kill weapon.
- Main article: Dual Uzi.
- Main article: PP-2000.
Firstly introduced in 2006, this is a Russian SMG PDW fed with 44 rounds of 9mm. Even though the damage is low, its rate of fire is superb.
- Main article: PP-19 Bizon.
Firstly introduced in 1996, this is a Russian SMG fed with 64 rounds of 9mm Parabellum. It has a very high magazine capacity and able to deal with multiple hostiles. However, the damage is relatively low.
- Main article: SKULL-3.
This is a submachine gun which holds 35 rounds for each round with special bullet of 45 calibers. It boasts with multi-purpose usage due to its good mobility, strong fire power with dual-mode and is equipped with silencer. The special bullet invested and developed by the government has a high penetration rate towards zombie and can deliver a vital damage to them.
- Main article: BALROG-III.
This is a submachine gun which holds 30 rounds of specialized 9mm that were developed by the Aegis Laboratory. It continuously delivers critical damage to zombies as it is equipped with the Balrog Charging System which loads bullet with each consecutive shot.
- Main article: JANUS-3.
Developed by Aegis Lab, this Janus Transformation System-equipped prototype version of Thompson Chicago is chambered with 50 rounds of .45 ACP. It can be transformed into Janus form after hitting with a certain number of shots, causing tremendous damage to the victim.
- Main article: K1A Maverick.
K1A Maverick is fed with 30 rounds of 5.56 mm bullets fabricated by an unknown terrorist group. It boasts a faster reload due to the use of dual magazines, plus a remodeled barrel which is able to change to either automatic or semi-automatic mode.
- Main article: THANATOS-3.
A submachine gun developed by Aegis Institute based on the MP7A1 and fed with 60 rounds of 4.6×30mm. After firing a pre-determined number of rounds, the Thanatos Blade System will be unlocked to yield additional firepower through the generated blades.
- Main article: VULCANUS-3.
A submachine gun developed by Aegis Institute based on the Kriss Super V and fed with 45 rounds of .45 ACP. It is equipped with Vulcanus Parts System that allows the gun to expand up to 4 muzzles, after firing a certain number of rounds. The extra muzzles will disappear if stop shooting.
- Main article: CROW-3
This remodeled version of PP-19 Bizon is fed with 64 rounds of 9mm. It is equipped with CROW Reload System that can speed up the reload when reloaded correctly.
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- Main article: Lightning SMG-1.
It has been created by Gunsmith who was inspired by water guns. Its strong water pressure helps to nullify enemies and with its constant accuracy rate, it's a weapon that everyone could easily use.
- Main article: Tempest.
This submachine gun holds 35 rounds 45.ACP. It has a low recoil and fast firing rate. It also boasts of an excellent mobility due to its light weight.
- Main article: Needler.
A weapon that is specially made and modified which holds 100 iron needle rounds. You can enjoy its bigger capacity storage to hold the needles as well as the shooting which used the elasticity of the enhanced iron needle.
- Main article: Newcomen.
A steam-operated submachine gun fed with 30 rounds of 4.6×30mm based on the H&K MP7. It is equipped with a Steam Engine that accumulates its damage for each shot and a 30-round burst as the secondary fire function.
- Main article: Sterling Bayonet
This is a 50-round British submachine gun that was tested with the British Army in 1944–1945 as a replacement for the Sten Mk2 but it did not start to replace it until 1953. It remained in use until 1994, when it was phased out as the L85A2 assault rifle was phased in. It is equipped with extended magazine and a special bayonet to fight the zombies. The bayonet can break when used frequently.
- Main article: Brick Piece S1451
This is a modified version of Dual Uzi with 80 rounds of plastic bullets. It can be recombined to be a mini rocket launcher for a splash attack.
- Main article: Dual Kriss Custom.
The Dual Kriss Custom is a special modification of Kriss Super V, fed with 70 rounds of 7.62 NATO (35 rounds for each gun), Holographic Sights and fitted with a muzzle brake. It has 1x zoom as the secondary mode.
|Firearm||Firepower||Accuracy||Recoil||Fusillade||Speed reduction||Clip size||Cartridge|
MP7A1 Mode A
|MP7A1 Mode B||25||90%||12%||87%||3%||20||4.6mm|
Kriss Super V
SKULL-3 Mode A
SKULL-3 Mode B
- TMP and MAC-10 are machine pistols while P90 and MP7A1 are personal defense weapons instead of submachine gun.
- K1A uses 5.56mm NATO which is a rifle cartridge.
- Some of submachine gun's view models are aligned improperly for hands animation after the transition of last frame for reloading sequence to the idle sequence. This occurs to most of "classic" submachine gun such as UMP45, P90, TMP, MP5.
- So far, the MP5 has the largest variants in submachine gun category.
- Submachine gun at Wikipedia.