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The H&K XM8 (Heckler & Koch eXperimental Model 8) is an American assault rifle available in Counter-Strike Online exclusive to the Terrorists.


XM8 is a free assault rifle for the Terrorists. It does moderate damage and has the ability to zoom. Through an upgrade event, It can be upgraded to XM8 Limited edition. It can be switched to XM8 Sharpshooter in the middle of the battle, which is a semi automatic sniper rifle. XM8 Carbine's Counter-Terrorist counterpart is the FN SCAR L.

Details: Press the main weapon key (default: 1) to select the mode. Switch modes by clicking.


  • High rate of fire
  • Has the ability to zoom
  • Medium recoil
  • Cheap price
  • High damage
  • Can perform a kill with just one headshot


  • Loses accuracy in just several shots
  • Loud sound which will attract enemies
  • Inaccurate when spraying
  • Heavy for an assault rifle
  • Purchasable only for the Terrorists


  • Aim for head, as it takes only one shot to perform a headshot kill.
  • Use the scope when the crosshair has spread. The crosshair will go back to normal.


Firing sound

Draw sound

Reload sound

Changing barrel