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This page about the Hunting Pistol, a Handgun in The Last of Us Part II. Read on to learn how to get the Hunting Pistol, as well as the best weapon upgrades for it, and how to use the Hunting Pistol.

Hunting Pistol: Basic Information

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Hunting Pistol
Description Long-range handgun with high damage and slow reload speed.
Type Handgun
Capacity 1

Hunting Pistol: Best Upgrades

Hunting Pistol: List of Upgrades

Name Parts Effect
Stability 50 Replace the pistol grip to decrease weapon sway.
+25% Accuracy
+35% Stability
4x Scope 60 Add a scope to aim at distant targets with greater accuracy pressing X
Damage 80 Replace the barrel to fire more powerful shots.
+25% Damage

Best Upgrades for the Hunting Pistol

Upgrade Upgrade Priority
Stability ★★★★
4x Scope ★★☆☆
Damage ★★★☆

Upgrading the Stability of your Hunting Pistol is a must to improve the accuracy of this weapon. This will help you guarantee a kill with every shot you take, even at mid-range fights.

The second upgrade you would want to prioritize on the Hunting Pistol would be the Damage, as this can help you secure kills even if you miss landing your shots at the enemy weak points.

Lastly, investing in the 4x Scope will not be able to help much, since your other weapons work better in long-range fights, so this is the last upgrade you should get.

How to Use the Hunting Pistol

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Similar to the Revolver, the Hunting Pistol has a slow fire rate, and creates an extremely loud sound when used. However, its powerful damage makes up for these drawbacks. The Hunting Pistol packs a strong punch with every shot, especially in mid to close-range fights.

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The Hunting Pistol is best used when taking out solo targets because of its exceptional damage. Because of this, it can take out most enemies with one shot, even without aiming at their weak points.

How to Get the Hunting Pistol

Found in a Safe

Found in Seattle Day 1 - On Foot, hidden in a safe. Before cutting through the Railyard, squeeze through a broken wall and you will find it inside the safe.

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Safe Code

Last of Us 2 Weapons

List of Weapons


Semi-Auto Pistol Revolver
Military Pistol Hunting Pistol

Long Guns

Long Guns
Bolt-Action Rifle Pump Shotgun Bow
Semi-Auto Rifle Double Barrel Shotgun Crossbow
Flamethrower Silenced Submachine Gun -


Throwable Weapons
Bottle Brick Molotov
Stun Bomb Trap Mine Pipe Bomb


Other Weapons
Machete Hammer 2x4
Axe Pickaxe Pipe
Sickle Club Baton
Pipe Wrench Switchblade Shiv


Recovery Items
Health Kits

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    • I’m more of a stealth player so I didn’t enjoy the boss fight in the hospital. One touch and you’re dead, that’s not enjoyable or realistic. Might as well run outside and kick a bear. I’d get the same thing happen, dead. Too much story in this game as well, I feel like it’s hours of videos that takes away from the game play. Just give me the details and move it along. I don’t need to know who’s screwing who.

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