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This page about the Military Pistol, a Handgun in The Last of Us Part II. Read on to learn how to get the Military Pistol, as well as the best weapon upgrades for it, and how to use the Military Pistol.
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|Description||Short-range handgun with high fire rate and moderate accuracy.|
|Fire Rate||40||Replace the hammer spring to increase fire rate.
+50% Fire Rate
|Stability||50||Replace the pistol grip to decrease weapon sway.
|Recoil||30||Attach a compensator to reduce weapon recoil.
|Capacity||50||Craft an extended magazine to hold more rounds.
+4 Magazine Capacity
Stability is the best upgrade to get, as it supplements the pistol's mediocre accuracy, and allows you to land more critical shots on your enemies via head shots. The recoil upgrade is good for a similar reason, and these two upgrades will allow you to make better use of the weapon overall.
Capacity would be the next upgrade to go for, as being able to hold up to 10 bullets per magazine lets you hold more bullets and go longer without reloading (this upgrade can be prioritized sooner if you tend to miss many of your shots). The Fire Rate upgrade is the last one you will want to upgrade, since the pistol already has a decent fire rate, and the other upgrades are more useful.
The military pistol is pretty much the same as the semi-auto pistol, so its usage is basically the same. Due to its high fire rate, it is great in scenarios where enemies like runners are rushing toward you. It will not deal as much damage as some of the other weapons, so landing headshots is extremely important, as it will take several shots to take down foes with it otherwise.
This pistol is really best made use of at short range, so in smaller spaces when accuracy is less of an issue. One trick for conserving ammo, which will work against most enemies is to shoot them in the leg to stun them, and then run in to follow up with a melee attack than can finish them off. Clickers will be hard to take down with this gun alone, so a shot in the head or legs to stun them is the best tactic to deal with them.
When dealing with several enemies at once, such as runners, make sure to stay moving. Although the weapon is great for close range crowd control due to its quick fire rate, you don't want to get surrounded with no ammo in the clip, so place your shots carefully.
The military pistol is obtained automatically in Seattle Day 1 - The Stadium. Once you reach this point in the story, you are guaranteed to pick up the weapon.
|Military Pistol||Hunting Pistol|
|Bolt-Action Rifle||Pump Shotgun||Bow|
|Semi-Auto Rifle||Double Barrel Shotgun||Crossbow|
|Flamethrower||Silenced Submachine Gun||-|
|Stun Bomb||Trap Mine||Pipe Bomb|
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This walkthrough was helpful but I did not appreciate Lev being misgendered. He is a boy/man (can’t remember his age). I hope your choose to edit the pronouns to be correct.
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