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    Weapon Guide by davee-p

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    (thanks to http://www.network-science.de/ascii/)
    
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    Welcome to my Guide. This guide is focused on the main aspect of Black, the
    weapons themselves! Enjoy, and good luck.
    
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    VERSION INFO
    
    1.00 Wrote most of the guide. Added all weapons and stats.
    1.01 Corrected a few things, wrote about the Uzi, added Version Info
    1.02 Added 'Use:' row for all guns.
    1.03 Added legal stuff and sites that can use this guide.
    1.04 Added Hidden Weapons chapter.
    
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    1. Weapons
       Pistols (WePi)
        - DC3 Elite
        - Glock
        - Magnum
       Sub Machine Guns (WeSMG)
        - Mac10 Elite
        - Uzi
        - P90
        - MP5
       Assault Rifles (WeAR)
        - AK47
        - M16
        - G36C
       Shotguns (WeSh)
        - Remington
        - S.P.A.S. 12
       Machine Guns (WeMG)
        - M249 SAW
       Rifles (WeRif)
        - Walther 2000
       Grenade Launchers (WeGL)
        - RPG-7
        - M203
    2. Hidden Weapons (HiWep)
    3. Thanks
    4. Legal stuff (Lglstff)
    5. Contact (Cntct)
    
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    Pistols (WePi)
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    DC3 Elite
    
    It is based on the Desert Eagle and the Beretta 92. It is the only 'hybrid'
    gun in the game, the rest all being based on real life guns.
    
    Clip Size: 15
    Power: 7/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 15 rounds in 4.6 seconds = 196 rounds per minute.
    Reload Time: 3 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Short to medium range. Not very useful in the long term when you could
    swap it for a shotgun or a sniper or whatever.
    
    A good solid handgun, surprisingly powerful. Usually a 2 shot kill. Slightly
    slow on the reloading side, but it does carry more rounds than the Glock.
    Can be equipped with a supressor, making a pretty lethal gun.
    
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    Glock
    
    The in-game Glock is based on the Glock 17, a very popular gun with law
    enforcement agencies and the military.
    
    Clip Size: 12 
    Power: 7/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 12 in 3.6 seconds = 200 rounds per minute.
    Reload Time: 2.2 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Same as the DC3, short to medium ranges. Swap it early for a better gun.
    
    Another basic handgun, favourable since it can be equipped with a supressor. 
    It has a slightly faster fire rate than the DC3. However you will find you 
    seem to get through your rounds faster than with the DC3, but it's your choice.
    
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    Magnum
    
    The in-game Magnum is based on the Colt Python .357 Magnum and the Smith &
    Wesson .500 Magnum.
    
    Clip Size: 6
    Power: 9/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 6 in 9.2 seconds = 39 rounds per minute.
    Reload Time: 4.3 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Against armoured enemies at medium ranges. Not too good because ammo
    is rare. Basically just a fun gun.
    
    Well well... Can't say much here, apart from the fact that is the sickest
    gun in the game (sorry, my humble opinion). One shot kills on everyone. Just
    that the ammo is a bit scarce and if you miss your target you have to wait
    for the gun to be cocked again, and that takes a bit of time.
    
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    Sub Machine Guns (WeSMG)
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    Mac10 Elite
    
    The Mac10 is a compact machine pistol developed by Gordon Ingram in 1964.
    It is built almost entirely from steel stampings. The reason it became so
    recognised is because of its revolutionary supressor, which was about as
    long as the gun itself.
    
    Clip Size: 70
    Power: 5/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 70 in 5.7 seconds
    Reload Time: 3.4 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: With a supressor at short ranges. Any further than that and it is
    pretty much useless.
    
    Used by the shielded terrorists, they are quite potent at close ranges but
    are pathetic at medium ranges. Not really recommended as it wastes a valuable
    slot with a gun that really isn't anything much.
    
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    Uzi
    
    The Uzi is an Israeli-designed sub-machine gun and has proved highly effective
    for elite troops who need a compact, fast-firing gun to clear bunkers and other
    compact spaces.
    
    Clip Size: 90
    Power: 7/10
    Rate of Fire: 90 rounds in 3.6 seconds = 1500 rounds per minute
    Reload Time: 2 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Against multiple enemies in an enclosed area at short ranges. Awesome
    killing power.
    
    The classic Uzi. Outrageous fire rate to cream anyone within about 30 degrees
    of where you're aiming. No, seriously, it's just fun to use and quite good with
    a supressor.
    
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    P90
    
    The P90 is a Belgian-designed sub-machine gun. It is a selective fire weapon
    and fires from a closed bolt. It is fully ambidextrous, and so left handed
    people can use it as well.
    
    Clip Size: 100
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 100 in 4.2 seconds = 1429 rounds per minute.
    Reload Time: 4.2 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Against multiple enemies in an enclosed area at short ranges. Better than
    the Uzi, but rarer.
    
    A massive clip is the only way to justify the huge fire rate. This is a real
    crowd clearer. The slightly ironic thing about this gun is that it takes
    just as long to empty the clip as it does to put in a new one. Don't even
    bother aiming this baby, as 90 of those rounds won't go where you want them.
    Just point in general direction and yank that trigger. Uses both SMG and
    assault rifle ammo, so you shouldn't be in any shortage of ammo, even with
    that insane fire rate.
    
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    MP5
    
    The Heckler & Koch MP5 (short for Maschinenpistole 5) has been in service for
    more than 40 years in many law enforcement agencies, as well as the military
    and SWAT teams. There are currently over 30 variants of this weapon.
    
    Clip Size: 80
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 80 in 6.5 seconds = 738 rounds per minute
    Reload Time: 4.1 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Against normal terrorists at medium ranges with a supressor.
    
    The MP5 is the most respected SMG in the world, and is widely used by SWAT
    teams, the police and the army, and there's a reason for it. The MP5 has the
    power of an assault rifle with the size and maneouverability of a sub-machine
    gun. Good power and accuracy but an annoying scraping sound every time you
    shoot. Unfortunately you hardly ever get to use this gun and it is a shame
    as it is such a great gun. Get it if you can.
    
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    Assault Rifles (WeAR)
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    AK47
    
    The Kalashnikov 1947 assault rifle was one of the world's first assault rifles
    and, due to its durability and ease of use, remains the most widely used
    assault rifle in the world. More AK-type rifles have been produced than any
    other assault rifle.
    
    Clip Size: 60
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 60 in 4.6 seconds = 783 rounds per minute
    Reload Time: 2.8 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Against pretty much anyone, at short to medium-long ranges. A base gun,
    very useful. Good with a supressor.
    
    The most popular assault rifle in the world, and for a reason. They are very
    powerful and very reliable, and have a good fire rate. A brilliant gun and
    should be your weapon of choice for assault rifles.
    
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    M16
    
    The Colt M16 is the standard military issue rifle for infantry in the USA. 
    It entered service in 1964 and is still widely used. It is currently in use
    with 15 NATO countries.
    
    Clip Size: 95
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 95 in 7.8 seconds = 731 rounds per minute.
    Reload Time: 4.3 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Against almost anyone at medium ranges. Great with a supressor.
    
    A solid and powerful rifle with an (unrealistically) huge clip. Combined
    with a fire rate that tops the G36, it is quicker to take down a bunch
    of terrorists, which is, at the end of the day, what these guns are measured
    on. Gets even better when you add the M203 onto the bottom after you complete
    the game on Black Ops.
    
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    G36C
    
    The compact variant of the Heckler & Koch G36 has Picatinny rails, a common
    rail design to attach scopes and other tactical accessories. It has a free-
    floating barrel, where the barrel does not come in contact with the handguard.
    It is widely used by many special forces, including the German forces and the
    United Kingdom Special Forces.
    
    Clip Size: 70
    Power: 7/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 70 in 5.8 seconds = 724 rounds per minute
    Reload Time: 3.1 seconds
    Supressor: Yes
    Use: Against almost anyone at medium ranges. Powerful and reliable.
    
    A great gun, reliable and powerful with a huge clip and great fire rate. Can
    be used with a supressor as well so good stealth capabilities. Strangely
    enough, the real life G36 looks almost nothing like Black's construction of
    it. Meh, I think Black's G36 looks cooler anyway.
    
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    Shotguns (WeSh)
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    Remington 870
    
    The Remington Model 870 is a pump-action combat shotgun commonly used with 
    12 gauge cartridges. It holds the record for the best selling pump-action
    shotgun in US history.
    
    Clip Size: 8
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 8 in 11.9 seconds = 40 rounds per minute
    Reload Time (from empty): 6.4 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Blast down enemy shotgunners and doors. Also against multiple enemies
    in an enclosed area at short range.
    
    The Remington 870 is a very powerful gun at close ranges, however at distances
    over 30 metres, it is pretty much useless. Use to take out enemy shotgunners
    and blast down doors and foes at close ranges. 
    
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    S.P.A.S. 12
    
    The Franchi S.P.A.S. 12 is a combat shotgun using a 12-gauge cartridge. It is
    an automatic pump-action gun. S.P.A.S. officially stands for Sporting Purpose
    Automatic Shotgun, but many believe it stands for Special Purpose Assault
    Shotgun.
    
    Clip Size: 6
    Power: 8/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 6 in 6.8 seconds = 53 rounds per minute
    Reload Time (from empty): 4.8 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Blow away doors and body-armoured enemies, and guys in an enclosed area
    at short range.
    
    An awesome-looking Italian shotgun. Clip is smaller than the Remington, but
    the S.P.A.S has a higher fire rate, making it easier to blow away guys than
    ever before. It also reloads faster than the Remington, but has the same
    effective range. I would recommend this over the Remington. 
    
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    Machine Guns (WeMG)
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    M249 SAW
    
    The M249 SAW is a US Military light-machine gun which uses a 5.56x45mm round.
    It is a fully automatic-only firearm which fires from an open-bolt position.
    It can take rounds either from a belt-fed system, or M16-type magazines through
    the side-mounted port.
    
    Clip Size: 150
    Power: 9/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 150 in 18.1 seconds = 497 rounds per minute
    Reload Time: 5 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Against almost anyone at medium ranges. Ammo is sometimes scarce but you
    don't really get through it quickly.
    
    It's called the BFG for a reason. It looks outrageously big when you hold it, 
    and usually ventilates the guy on the business end pretty well. The clip seems
    endless with 150 rounds and 'only' 500 rounds per minute. The M249 SAW (Squad
    Automatic Weapon) is supposed to be a 'light' machine gun, but in this game,
    it looks anything but. Great to spray around, and better if you hit something
    in the process.
    
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    Rifles (WeRif)
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    Walther 2000 Sniper Rifle
    
    The Walther WA 2000 'bullpup' sniper rifle is a specialised police rifle which
    uses a standard NATO 7.62x51mm round. It is an incredibly rare gun, since only
    176 rifles were ever produced.
    
    Clip Size: 5
    Power: 10/10
    Rate of Fire: Clip of 5 in 8.7 seconds
    Reload Time: 3 seconds
    Supressor: No
    Use: Against anyone at medium to long ranges. Incredibly powerful and useful,
    so take it if you see it.
    
    The Walther 2000 is a massively powerful sniper rifle, taking down anyone in
    one shot. It is very useful for taking out RPGs that annoy you, and anyone up
    to a kilometre away (says the loading screen intel). Headshots look especially
    cool. If you see it somewhere, chances are you will need it, so take it.
    
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    Grenade Launchers (WeGL)
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    RPG-7
    
    The Rocket-Propelled Grenade is a shoulder-launched anti-tank weapon developed
    in the Soviet Union. It is very popular among insurgents as it is easy to get
    hold of and very cheap, as well as being very powerful.
    
    Clip Size: 1
    Power: 10/10
    Rate of Fire: n/a
    Reload Time: 2.8 seconds
    Supressor: n/a
    Use: Against bunkers and enemy RPGs. Just to cause huge destruction.
    
    Does exactly what it says on the tin. Fires a whopping great grenade and turns
    the target to terrorist dust. Use generally to cause havoc.
    
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    M203
    
    The M203 is a single-shot stand-alone grenade launcher that can attach to the
    M16. It fires 40mm grenades and is effective up to 150 metres, although it
    can fire up to 400 metres.
    
    Clip Size:  1
    Power: 10/10
    Rate of Fire: n/a
    Reload Time: 3.7 seconds
    Supressor: n/a
    Use: To destroy targets at medium to long ranges, and to destroy bunkers and
    armoured enemies.
    
    A stand-alone grenade launcher that can be attached to the M16 once you
    complete the game on Black Ops difficulty. (Good luck!) The grenade is a bit
    loopy and unpredictable at first, but the blast makes up for that. After
    all, a grenade launcher is not a sniper, it wasn't designed for aiming, was
    it? If it was, they would put a scope on it, and that... well.. just doesn't
    work.
    
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    ( ARMAMENT OBJECTIVES) (HiWep)
    
    I don't know why so many people have trouble with this. I'll put the locations
    in here for the sake of clarity, and especially as this is a Weapons Guide.
    
    1. Veblensk City Street:
       UZI
       Just before you meet up with your team to assault the museum, there is a
       building to your right which has the front blown away. Inside there is the
       blue scroll, and if you go up the stairs, the Uzi (which is the objective)
       is lying on the floor.
    
    2. Treneska Border Crossing:
       RPG
       Right after you exit the tunnel but before you go across the bridge with
       crates, boxes and trucks on it, turn left and head up the grassy hill up to
       a log on the top with the RPG (which is the objective) leaning against it.
    
    3. Naszran Town:
       M203
       When you are told to take up sniper positions in the round mausoleums, go
       behind the left mausoleum and you should see a small wooden shed guarded
       by a couple of guys behind sandbags. Take them out and then carefully shoot
       door away as there is an explosive barrel inside. Once you're through, you
       should see the M203 (which is the objective) on the window sill.
    
    4. Naszran Foundry:
       Magnum
       When you go into a huge building with huge glass windows on the front 
       (which is your first big firefight) there is a small concrete bunker on the
       right-hand side. Blow the door away to find shotgun ammo, magnum ammo,
       and the mighty Magnum .357 (which is the objective).
    
    5. Tivliz Asylum:
       M16 Assault Rifle
       When you go into a corridor of cells with weak walls, blow away all the cell
       walls on the left side of the corridor to find the M16 (which is the
       objective) leaning against the wall.
    
    6. Vratska Dockyard:
       Walther 2000 Sniper Rifle
       After your first 'building fight' where you go up the stairs into a control
       room (I can't describe it any way else!) carry on until you reach some open
       containers, and in the open one, the sniper rifle (which is the objective)
       is leaning against the container wall.
    
    7. Graznei Bridge
       RPG
       When you go through the gap in the big concrete barricade (the one where you
       find M203 ammo) run up the pillars on the right and at the top is the RPG
       (which is the objective.
    
    8. Spetriniv Gulag
       Walther 2000 Sniper Rifle
       In the building complex, just before you drop down onto the steel steps
       into the area with the cars, you should see an RPG guy shooting you. The
       Walther 2000 (which is the objective) is next to the window adjacent to the
       steps.
       
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     -Criterion (For making this game)
     -GameFAQS (For an awesome site)
     -www.network-science.de/ascii/ (For all the ASCII art on my guide)
    
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    If you see anything wrong with my guide, or you want to make an addition,
    just email me and I will give you full credit. 
    
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