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"Automatic shotgun designed and produced by Maxwell Atchisson, the creator of the successful USAS-12 shotgun with a rich history of service in the Korean War. It most prominent feature includes minimal recoil during sustained automatic fire, high mobility and exceptional reliability. Despite having excellent statistic, this weapon is not widely used due to high cost and limited availability. This version has been heavily modified with an internal smart choke which tighten pellet spread."
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The AA12 Automatic Shotgun is a secret SPEC shotgun available for purchase once every other SPEC weapons are unlocked.
The AA12 Automatic Shotgun is one of the most powerful shotgun in the game. It boasts an excellent mix of extremely low recoil, high firerate and accuracy for a shotgun. As with any other shotgun, it has high damage, medium reload speed, penetration and short effective range comparing to other weapons. However, its most powerful feature is a much tighter pellet spread than other shotguns allowing the AA12 to be much more effective at ranges where other shotguns would not able to deal damage, and the use of a more-than-generous high capacity 30 rounds magazine. Despite the low ammunition reserve, with proper trigger discipline, this weapon has almost no competition in close range combat.
"AA12 Automatic Shotgun equipped with explosive high-accuracy FRAG12 ammunition, developed specially for the FBI, Navy SEAL SOCOM and deployed in limited number to the USMC. Actively used by both top USEC and BEAR elites for tactical breaching in urban scenario."
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AA12 W-Task is 15 LegendaryKills. Completion of the W-Task will replace its 12 gauge buckshot ammo with explosive FRAG12 rounds and renaming the weapon to AA12 FRAG12 Demolition. This is an extremely powerful task that greatly increases the effectiveness of the weapon with longer range capability, accuracy, penetration and increased-damage explosive rounds that deal splash damage out to 2 metres radius. However, the grenade rounds are not hitscan, requiring the operator to compensate from muzzle velocity and bullet drop. No known player was able to complete this extremely difficult task.
Achievements you can unlock using this gun.
|Hunter||600 kills with shotguns||7000|
|Merc||Kill 50 enemies||500|
The original design of the weapon was the basis of several later weapons, including the USAS-12 combat shotgun.
The Saiga Full Auto in real life has a fire-rate similar to a AK rifle, however in game it ties with the lower firerate of the AA12.
Disclaimer: This page is for testing purpose only and does not reflect an actual weapon in the game.