Gewehr 43

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Gewehr 43
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Type Semi-Automatic Rifle
Faction Icon-GR-Symbol.png Germany
Statistics
Damage 47
Damage Far 35
Rate of Fire 220 rpm
Near Range 64 m
Far Range 160 m
Upward Recoil 1.98°
Rightward Recoil 0.22°
Recoil Variance 0.7°
Ammunition
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 3.1 s
Specifications
Starting Weapon Yes
Class Restriction Infantry, Paratrooper, Recon
Equipment Points Points 5.png
Credits Cost 24,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Gold Cost 280 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png

Description[edit source]

The G43 is a hard-hitting semi-automatic rifle with a 10 round magazine for fast and easy reloads.

History

The Gewehr 43 (or G43) is a semi-automatic rifle manufactured by Walther GmbH from 1943 to 1945, meant to replace the inefficient, jam-prone Gewehr 41. When German soldiers invaded the Soviet Union, they were met with stiff resistance by Soviet soldiers wielding Tokarev SVT38 and SVT40 semi-automatic battle rifles. Walther GmbH, the manufacturer of G41 semi-automatic rifles, reverse-engineered the simple gas-operated mechanism of the Tokarev rifles and incorporated their superior design into the G43. The design and construction materials of the weapon were also streamlined, making mass production faster and cheaper. Production of the Gewehr 43 began in Oct 1943, and in 1944, the design was renamed Karabiner 43 (or K43). Between 1943 and 1945, approximately 403,000 were built; 53,435 of the most accurate selections were configured as sniper rifles, sporting factory-fitted ZF43 4x magnification optics. Immediately following World War II, these scoped K43s remained in service with the Czechoslovakian army for several years.[1]

Gameplay

Gewehr 43 is flexible weapon giving fair chances at any range under 150m (if you're a good shot). It's accurate, deals good damage with a decent rate of fire but lacks in stability, range and it's sights can't be adjusted. It compensates its low fire rate compared to SMGs with higher damage and shoots faster than bolt action rifles. It requires a tactical approach when facing more specialized opponents but it's highly rewarding due to having everything in one piece. Starting weapon of German infantry.

Camouflage

Factory Dark Walnut Beech Pepper Wood Carbon Black Autumn Oakleaf Dunkelgrau Gott Mit Uns Unavailable European Bog Oak
Price (Credits) 79,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 15,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 81,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 95,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 142,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 32,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 158,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 64,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 64,000[2] HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 470 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 85 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 485 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 570 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 850 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 190 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 950 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 380 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 380 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Specialist Ribbon[edit source]

Weapon Required: Gewehr 43
SP G43.png Gewehr 43 Specialist
Using the Gewehr 43 rifle in battle will earn you points on this ribbon. More points are awarded for hitting or killing enemy soldiers. The highest award is given for headshots.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-GR-Symbol.png German Unlocks
S.S. Patrone
Beech
Field Trigger Job
Dunkelgrau
Dark Walnut
Stainless Steel Barrel
Anschusspatrone S.S.
Gott Mit Uns
Heavy Spring
Pepper Wood
Field Adjusted Sights
Autumn Oakleaf
Lightened Spring
Carbon Black
Scout II
S.M.K. Hart
ZF-4 (German#1) [4.0x zoom]
ZF-4 (T-Post) [4.0x zoom]

Modifications[edit | edit source]

Until you get access to the Scout II-s Barrel, which greatly increases damage, you will need to keep upgrading your ammo as you level the Gewehr 43 Specialist Ribbon, as any upgraded ammunition will make the weapon a two hit kill. After upgrading to the Scout II-s Barrel, however, even the default ammunition will be a two hit kill. See Weapon Modifications.

Semi-Automatic Sniper
Part Modification
Ammunition Anschusspatrone s.S.
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight ZF-4
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the Gewehr 43 to be a two hit kill. With the ZF-4 scope attached, the Gewehr 43 become a truly versatile weapon, with both long range and close quarters capabilities.

Comments:

  • Please Note: The Heavy Spring can be added for an increase in stability, but a decrease in rate of fire.

Pros:

  • Very Accurate
  • High Damage (Two Hit Kill)
  • Decent Rate of Fire
  • Decent Range

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Requires Gewehr 43 Specialist Ribbon to be Rank 12


2 Hit-Kill Build
Part Modification
Ammunition Anschusspatrone s.S.
Trigger None
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Heavy Spring
Sight None
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the Gewehr 43 to be a two hit kill, while maintaining stability.

Pros:

  • Stable
  • High Damage (Two Hit-Kill)

Cons:

  • Slight Low Rate of Fire

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]