M1 Garand

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M1 Garand
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Type Semi-Automatic Rifle
Faction Us.png United States
Statistics
Damage 49
Damage Far 35
Rate of Fire 240 rpm
Near Range 65 m
Far Range 150 m
Upward Recoil 1.8°
Rightward Recoil 0.2°
Recoil Variance 0.7°
Ammunition
Magazine Size 8
Reload Time 2.8 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 standard weapon of the US Army. A hard-hitting effective semi-automatic rifle, that uses an 8 round ‘en-bloc’ clip.

History

The M1 Garand is a semi-automatic rifle chambered for the powerful .30-06 Springfield round. The rifle was designed by John C. Garand of Springfield Armory in 1928, and underwent significant setbacks and revisions until it was finally perfected and adopted by the U.S. military in late 1937. The rifle features an integral eight round magazine, loaded via en-bloc clips, which remained in the weapon and continued to feed its ammunition until the weapon was emptied or the clip was manually removed. The M1's famous "ping" noise is the result of the clip being ejected from the breech at high speed as the final round is ejected. Contrary to popular belief, the M1 Garand's en bloc clip can be removed before running out of ammunition by holding the release button on the left side of the receiver while retracting the bolt.

The M1 served as the primary service rifle for the U.S. Army and Marines throughout World War II, its success owing to its simplicity of design and operation, and incredible reliability despite the harsh conditions it was exposed to. Its sights are extremely accurate, and support zeroing up to and beyond 1000 yards. In 1944, the U.S. Army implemented the M1C sniper rifle, a version of the Garand modified with a scope mount. This effectively turned it into what came to be known as a designated marksman rifle, and supplemented the role already filled by the M1903 Springfield.

The weapon continued to see use throughout the Korean War, and its design was carried over into the M14. Its derivative designs, including the M21 Sniper Weapon System, remain in use by the United States Army, Marines, and Navy. The original M1 Garand remains an icon of the United States Armed Forces. It remains its service as a parade, drill, and ceremony rifle in the United States Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force, and Coast Guard. It also remains in use by J/ROTC drill, exhibition, and color guard teams throughout the United States.

Gameplay

The M1 Garand is a flexible weapon, sporting good accuracy at any range. It deals decent damage with a moderate rate of fire, but suffers with stability and magazine size, also the weapons sight is fixed at 100m. While it may not boast the high rate of fire of an SMG, or the higher damage of a bolt action rifle; It succeeds where both will fail, making it a more versatile weapon and giving it an edge in medium range engagements. This rifle encourages good tactical positioning when facing opponents with specialized loadouts, andits adaptability in combat can be very rewarding to a savvy tactician.

Tips

  • This weapon performs well at close range, but performs best at medium range. The ideal distance to use the M1 Garand is 50m or more, which is well out of the effective range for Sub-Machine Guns.

Camouflage

Factory Dark Walnut Beech Pepper Wood Carbon Black Frogskin Army Green Death or Glory American Black Walnut
Price (Credits) 79,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 15,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 49,000 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[1] HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 470 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 85 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 290 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 570 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 850 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 190 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 950 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 381 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Specialist Ribbon[edit source]

Weapon Required: M1 Garand
SP M1Garand.png M1 Garand Specialist
Using the M1 Garand 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-US-Symbol.png American Unlocks
Black Hornet
Field Trigger Job
Beech
Army Green
Stainless Steel Barrel
Dark Walnut
Match, M72
Heavy Spring
Death Or Glory
Pepper Wood
Field Adjusted Sights
Lightened Spring
Frogskin
Scout II
Carbon Black
Bertie Clay Mk III (h)
M84 (German#1) [2.2x zoom]
M84 (T-Post) [2.2x zoom]


Modifications[edit | edit source]

Semi-Automatic Sniper
Part Modification
Ammunition Match M72
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight M84
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the M1 Garand to be a two hit kill. With the M84 scope attached, the M1 Garand 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 and damage, but a decrease in rate of fire.

Pros:

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

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Requires M1 Garand Specialist Ribbon to be Rank 12

( Note : this Build will make your rifle ineffective at clearing buildings, forcing you to either act as a marksman, or

bring along a pistol or a melee weapon ).

All-Around Build
Part Modification
Ammunition Match, M72
Trigger Field Trigger Job
Barrel Scout II-s
Internal Lightened Spring
Sight Field Adjusted Sights
Other Equipment None
Recommended Badge None
Description
This build mods the M1 Garand to be a powerful weapon without being extremely expensive or requiring a high level of the M1 Garand Specialist Ribbon.

Comments:

  • Please Note: The M84 scope can also be used, but requires M1 Garand Specialist Ribbon to be Rank 12 and is fairly expensive.

Pros:

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

Cons:

  • Moderately Expensive

( Note : Recoil is significantly increased, although, its an aceptable sacrifice, because your weapon now is now capable to antagonize most Automatic rifles ) For more see Weapon Modifications.

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