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Game     : Mafia
Platform : PC
Author   : a_heavenly_body
Version  : Final
FAQ Type : Weapons FAQ
E-Mail   : a.heavenly.body@gmail.com

Copyright 2005 a_heavenly_body

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1-Introduction
2-Copyright Notice
3-Version History
4-Weapons FAQ
 A.Melee
  I.Bare Fists
  II.Knuckle Duster
  III.Baseball Bat
  IV.Knife
  V.Crowbar
  VI.Plank
  VII.Steel Bar
  VIII.Bucket
 B.Handguns
  I.S&W Model 10 M&P
  II.COlt 1911
  III.Colt Detective Special
  IV.S&W Model 24 Magnum
 C.Shotguns
  I.Pump-Action Shotgun
  II.Sawed-Off Shotgun
 D.Rifles
  I.U.S Rifle M1903 Springfield
  II.Mosin-Nagant 1891/30
  III.Thompson 1928
 E.Projectiles
  I.Molotov Cocktails
  II.Grenade
5-FAQ
6-Contact
7-Credit

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1-Introduction

Hello and welcome to my weapons FAQ for Mafia, the very brilliant game for
the PC. In this FAQ I will give every possible detail about every type of
weapons in this game. I hope you enjoy the FAQ.

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2-Copyright Notice

This document is copyright 2005 a_heavenly_body. It cant be altered reproduced
or published under any circumstances without my permission. The only websites
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That's it. If I find it on any other website without my permission then the
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action. If you spot it on an un-authorized website inform me via e-mail as
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3-Version History

22 September 2005...v 1.0...Everything is done. I might recheck it.

25 September 2005...v FINAL...Probably no more updates.

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4-Weapons FAQ

Welcome to the meat of the FAQ. I hope you find it informative.

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A.Melee

These weapons are only good for beating innocent civilians.

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I.Bare Fists

A.What is it?

Do I even need to explain?

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does extremely low class damage. It is only somewhat effective if you
fighting an unarmed enemy.

C.What is it's size?

They are attached to your body.

D.What is its Range?

It has extremely small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a very short range. It does very little damage.

G.When should I use it?

To be frank, NEVER. Anyhow, only use it you are facing a SINGLE unarmed
enemy.

H.What much does it cost?

They are attached to your body.

I.Rating

1/10

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II.Knuckle Duster

A.What is it?

These are brass knuckles and add an extra crack to your punches.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does very low class damage and is only effective against one unarmed enemy.

C.What is its size?

They are very small sized.

D.What is its Range?

It has extremely small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a very short range. It does very little damage.

G.When should I use it?

To be frank, NEVER. Anyhow, only use it you are facing a SINGLE unarmed
enemy.

H.What much does it cost?

They are NOT for sale at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

1.5/10

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III.Baseball Bat

A.What is it?

It is a baseball bat (duh!).

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does low class damage and is effective against one or two unarmed enemies.
However, this weapon has a one hit kill option. If you hit some one with a
fully charged swing, you take him out in one hit.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a small range. Apart from the one hit kill, it does very little damage
in open combat.

G.When should I use it?

You should use it to take down unsuspecting enemies in one hit using a fully
charged swing. Otherwise, don't use it against more then two-three unarmed
enemies.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 10 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

4/10

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IV.Knife

A.What is it?

It is a small blade.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does medium class damage (for a melee weapon) and is effective against one
or two unarmed enemies. However, this weapon has a one hit kill option. If you
hit some one with a fully charged hit; you take him out in one hit.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a small range. Apart from the one hit kill, it does little damage
in open combat.

G.When should I use it?

You should use it to take down unsuspecting enemies in one hit using a fully
charged hit. Otherwise, don't use it against more then two-three unarmed
enemies.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 10 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

4.5/10

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V.Crowbar

A.What is it?

The name says it all.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does low class damage and is only effective against one or two unarmed
enemies.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a small range. It does little damage in open combat.

G.When should I use it?

Only use it against one or two unarmed enemies.

H.What much does it cost?

Not for sale at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

2.5/10

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VI.Plank

A.What is it?

The name explains everything.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does medium class damage (for a melee weapon) and is effective against a
couple of unarmed enemies.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium range (for a melee weapon).

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

Slow attacks.

G.When should I use it?

Only use it against a couple of unarmed enemies.

H.What much does it cost?

Not for sale at Yellow Pete's Gun shop. It is a secret weapon only found in
a particular mission. Read the full FAQ/walkthrough's for more information.

I.Rating

3.5/10

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VII.Steel Bar

A.What is it?

It's a steel bar (Duh!).

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does medium class damage (for a melee weapon) and is effective against a
couple of unarmed enemies.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium range (for a melee weapon).

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

Slow attacks.

G.When should I use it?

Only use it against a couple of unarmed enemies.

H.What much does it cost?

Not for sale at Yellow Pete's Gun shop. It is a secret weapon only found in
a particular mission. Read the full FAQ/walkthrough's for more information.

I.Rating

3.5/10

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VIII.Bucket

A.What is it?

It's a bucket.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does low class damage (for a melee weapon) and is effective against only
one unarmed enemy.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a small range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

You don't need any ammunition.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

Everything about it is bad.

G.When should I use it?

Only use it one unarmed and unsuspecting enemy.

H.What much does it cost?

Not for sale at Yellow Pete's Gun shop. It is a secret weapon only found in
a particular mission. Read the full FAQ/walkthrough's for more information.

I.Rating

2/10

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B.Handguns

These are the weapons that every self respecting mafia guy carries.

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I.S&W Model 10 M&P

A.What is it?

It is the handgun that the police carry.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does medium class damage. It is effective at taking out lightly armed
enemies at close-medium ranges.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium range. The longer the range, the lesser the accuracy and damage
done.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 6/36 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It is not that accurate or damaging if compared with the other handguns.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a small group of lightly armed enemies at
close-medium ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 30 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

6/10

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II.Colt 1911

A.What is it?

It is another type of a handgun.

B.How damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does medium class damage depending upon the range. It has very high
accuracy due to which it is pretty effective at subduing its targets.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium range. The longer the range, the lesser the accuracy and damage
done.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 7/35 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It hardly has any disadvantage. It is not as powerful as other handguns like
the magnum.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a small group of lightly armed enemies at
close-medium ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 50 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

6.5/10

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III.Colt Detective Special

A.What is it?

It is another type of a handgun and itss the worst one of the game.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does low-medium class damage. It is effective at subduing a couple of
lightly armed enemies. 

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has small-medium range. The longer the range, the lesser the accuracy and
damage done.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 6/36 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has plenty of disadvantages. First of all, it lacks decent raw power.
Secondly, it has the worst accuracy. It has a small range alongside a small
clip if put in comparison with a handgun like the Colt 1911.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a couple of lightly armed enemies at
close ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 10 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

5.5/10

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IV.S&W Model 24 Magnum

A.What is it?

It is the only revolver of the game.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does high-class damage for a handgun. This handgun is the most powerful
among the choices available to you and can effectively take out a group of
lightly armed (maybe one or two moderately armed) enemies at medium range.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 6/36 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

Slightly less accurate in comparison with other handguns. It also has a high
recoil.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a group of lightly armed enemies (maybe
one or two moderately armed enemies) at close-medium ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 100 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

6.5/10

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C.Shotguns

These weapons pack a massive punch, but not without some disadvantages.

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I.Pump-Action Shotgun

A.What is it?

It is a shotgun packing lots of raw power but not without some flaws.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

This weapon does extreme high-class damage at close ranges. This weapon can
easily kill most enemies in one-two shots at close ranges. However it is very
ineffective at long ranges.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a short range. The longer the range, the lesser the accuracy and damage
done.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 8/32 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a relatively slow rate of fire. It is very ineffective at long ranges.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a group of moderately armed enemies at close
ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 500 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

7/10

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II.Sawed-Off Shotgun

A.What is it?

This is the better shotgun of the two available.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

This weapon does extreme high-class damage at close ranges. This weapon can
easily kill most enemies in one-two shots at close ranges. But like its other
type, it is ineffective at long ranges. However, it has a faster rate of fire.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a short range. The longer the range, the lesser the accuracy and damage
done.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 2/34 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a short range and it has to be reloaded after every two shots.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a group of moderately armed enemies at close
ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 500 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

7.5/10

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D.Rifles

Rifles are the most deadly weapons in the game. Due to their high rate of
fire, long range, accuracy and raw power, they will be the weapons that you
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I.U.S Rifle M1903 Springfield

A.What is it?

The rifle that is presumably used by the US army. Now by you :-)

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does high-class damage. It can easily take out a group of moderately armed
enemies. However, it's effectiveness is significantly decreased if you enemies
are heavily armed and plenty in number.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has a long range and its power or accuracy is NOT affected by the range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 5/15 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a relatively slow rate of fire. Plus you have to reload frequently due
to it's small clip and ammo capacity.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against a group of moderately armed enemies at long
ranges.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 2,000 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

7.5/10

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II.Mosin-Nagant 1891/30

A.What is it?

It is a sniper rifle.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does extremely high-class damage. It can take out most enemies in one hit.
Some may require more then one. It is equally effective at even the longest
range. It also has a built-in scope.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has an extremely long range and its power or accuracy is NOT affected by
the range.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 5/35 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a relatively slow rate of fire.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used to snipe enemies at long ranges. Since the range
does not effect the power or accuracy; you should take out your enemies from
as far as possible. It does NOT matter how well armed your enemy is.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 2,000 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

9/10

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III.Thompson 1928

A.What is it?

It is a high caliber rifle and arguably the best weapon of the game.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does high-class damage. This weapon can take out any type of enemy once you
get the hang of it. Although it has some range issues, once you have enough
practice with it, it doesn't matter how well armed your enemies are or at what
range they are.

C.What is its size?

It is a large sized weapon.

D.What is its Range?

It has medium-long range. It depends on how much practice you have had with
it.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

It has 50/200 clip and ammo capacity.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

It has a relatively short range.

G.When should I use it?

This is one of the best weapons of the game. Due to its high rate of fire,
raw power, high accuracy and acceptable range, this weapon can be used against
any type of enemy at any time. It just depends on how much practice you have
with the gun.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 1,000 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

9/10

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E.Projectiles

These are the weapons that have to be thrown with your hand. You only get a
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I.Molotov Cocktail

A.What is it?

It is bottle containing a mixture a gases and liquids which bursts into
flames upon exposure to air.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does high-class damage. It can pretty badly hurt a large group of enemies.
It doesn't matter how well armed your enemies are as it is equally effective
on all type of enemies.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its range?

It has medium-far range depending on how far you throw it. You can throw it
right next to your self if you want. It is equally effective at all ranges.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

Since it is a projectile, it does NOT have any clip/max ammo. It's the no of
bottles you can carry.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

The biggest disadvantage of this weapon is that you can very easily hurt your
self. It takes plenty of practice to get used to the throwing and you will
end up illuminating yourself many times. Plus you cannot use it if your
enemies are nearby as you end up damaging yourself.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against enemies at medium-far range. It does not
matter how well armed they are. NEVER use this weapon on enemies nearby as you
will end up hurting yourself.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 1,000 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

7/10

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II.Grenade

A.What is it?

It is your regular grenade that fragments a short time after detonation
creating a very damaging (read deadly) explosion.

B.How much damage does it do and how effective is it?

It does extremely high-class damage. It is effective against all types of
enemies whether heavily armed or unarmed. It can easily kill enemies and
destroy cars.

C.What is its size?

It is a small sized weapon.

D.What is its range?

It has medium-far range depending on how far you throw it. You can throw it
right next to your self if you want. It is equally effective at all ranges.

E.What is its Clip/Max Ammo?

Since it is a projectile, it does NOT have any clip/max ammo. It's the no of
bottles you can carry.

F.What are its Disadvantages?

The biggest disadvantage of this weapon is that you can very easily hurt your
self (read kill yourself). This weapon can easily kill you if you are near its
blast radius. Plus it takes some time to get used to the throwing since it is
a projectile and you have to throw it yourself. You cannot use this weapon on
enemies near you because the blast will also kill you.

G.When should I use it?

The weapon is ideally used against enemies at medium-far range. It does not
matter how well armed they are. NEVER use this weapon on enemies nearby as you
will end up killing yourself.

H.What much does it cost?

It costs 1,000 dollars at Yellow Pete's Gun shop.

I.Rating

8/10

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5-FAQ

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7-Credits

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