The 3

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The 3
T Icon W The3.png
skillHeavy Weapons
base hit chancePoint blank: -21%
Above optimal range: -39%
critical chance+4%
15.0x damage
fire modesBurst shot x9 (6 AP)
chance to jam2%
6 AP to unjam
rangeMaximum: 18m-9m
Optimum: 9m-3m
Point blank: 3m or less
bonus-0.7 Combat speedrequirements?
ammo used7.62mm ammoammo capacity204
6 AP to reload
value$ 1800weight36.0 lbs.
item idMachineGun_Tier_6_1_The3

The 3 is a tier 6 machine gun in Wasteland 2.

Description[edit | edit source]

No idea what happened to "The 1" or "The 2" but you don't need 'em. "The 3" is all the machine gun you'll ever need - times three!

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

One of the most powerful heavy weapons in the entire game (and definitely with the longest, baddest bursts). This weapon has an exceptionally high critical hit damage multiplier (x15), making a good combo with Combat Shooting skill - this will make the game's finale a breeze to walk through, being able to score over 500 damage in a single burst. It's up to the player whether to use this 'legal cheat' or not - but even without it, The 3 is still a very, very powerful minigun that redeems the whole class of heavy weapons.

The weapon alerts enemies (generates noise) in a 36 unit radius.

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