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Current game stage: 1
Machine Gunner
'Removed: '
Attribute Fortitude
Group Combat
Max level 5
Experience to level
Experience Multiplier
Experience Multiplier
Skill points to level
Skill points multiplier
Effects Machine Guns

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5

Machine Gunner is a Combat Perk in the Fortitude Attribute.

"Become a commando using assault rifles to slay your foes."


This perk impacts both the AK-47 Machine Gun and the M60 Machine Gun. It will also likely affect the Tactical Assault Rifle once it is completely added.

Requirements and Effects[]

Skill Level Level Name Effect Description Fortitude Level Buy
1 Grunt Spray and Pray is your thing.

Craft quality 2 poor machine guns.

Deal 10% more damage, 5% faster fire rate and 10% faster reload.

Unlocks AK-47 Machine Gun Crafting.

1 1 PT
2 Guerrilla You are no commando, but you do what it takes to get the job done.

Craft quality 3 fair machine guns.

Deal 20% more damage, 10% faster fire rate and 15% faster reload.

3 1 PT
3 Soldier All the combat has sharpened your skills and you are now a soldier.

Craft quality 4 good machine guns

Deal 30% more damage, 15% faster fire rate and reload 20% faster.
Commando Adrenaline: Each shot scored with automatic weapons gives you 2 stamina.

5 1 PT
4 Special Forces Your skill now matches the special forces.

Craft quality 5 great machine guns.

Deal 40% more damage, 20% faster fire rate and reload 25% faster.
Commando Adrenaline: Each shot scored with automatic weapons gives you 4 stamina.

7 1 PT
5 Machine Gunner You are now the ultimate machine gunner.

Deal 50% more damage, 25% faster fire rate and reload 30% faster.
Commando Adrenaline: Each shot scored with automatic weapons gives you 6 stamina.

10 1 PT


The following recipes are gained when unlocking Rank 1: Machine Gunner

Item Required Materials Workstation Implement Time
Ak47.png AK-47 Machine Gun MachineGunParts.png Machine Gun Parts *4, ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *10, DuctTape.png Duct Tape *2, ScrapPlastics.png Scrap Polymers *10, Spring.png Spring *2 Workbench - 02′ 08"

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