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Magnum .357
Magnum .357
General
Category WeaponsHandguns
Required slots 4 (2 × 2)
Ammunition
Cartridge .357 rounds
Packet .357_20_rounds
Magazine(s) Internal cylinder magazine
.357 speedloader
Specifications
Bleed chance {{{bleed chance}}}
Blood damage {{{blood damage}}}
Effective range Unknown
Fire mode(s) Semi-automatic
Health damage {{{health damage}}}
Shock (Head) {{{shock (Head)}}}
Shock Unknown
Attachments
Wraps {{{wraps}}}
Occurrence
Location(s) Military
Rarity Uncommon
Other
Class name(s) Unknown
Absorbency Unknown
Fragility Unknown
Dexterity Unknown
Dispersion Unknown

The Magnum .357 is a type of handgun that is chambered for six .357 rounds in a magnum speedloader in DayZ.

The magnum deals more damage (but somehow much lower accuracy) than the FNX45, and can only contain six rounds compared to fifteen rounds in the FNX45. The magnum also produces a lot of noise when fired, which can attract zombies and players. The Magnum .357 can be quickly loaded using a magnum speedloader.

The Magnum can be uncommonly found in general military loot spawns like barracks, control towers and fire stations.[1]

Note that once any amount of ammo is loaded into a magnum, all of the ammo must be fired prior to being able to load any additional rounds.

Game history

The Magnum .357 was added in the 0.30.113860 update.[2] [3]

Its spawn issues were later fixed in the 0.30.113925 update.[4]

Real life

The real life counterpart to the magnum .357 is the Colt Python - a .357 Magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company from 1955 to 1996.[5]

See also

Weapons in DayZ
Assault rifles AK101AK74AKMM4A1Steyr AUG Automatic Rifle
Bows CrossbowImprovised Ashwood Short Bow
Carbines AKS-74USKS
Handguns 19111911 EngravedAmphibia SCR75DerringerFlaregun
FNX45LongHornMagnum .357Makarov IJ70P1Red 9
Rifles Blaze 95 Double RifleCR527 CarbineIzh 18 RifleMosin 9130Repeater
Sawed-off Izh 18 RifleSawed-off Mosin 9130Sporter 22TrumpetWinchester Model 70
Shotguns Izh43 shotgunMP-133 shotgunMP-133 Shotgun with pistol gripSawed-off Izh43 shotgun
Sniper rifles SVDVSS Vintorez
Submachine guns MP5-KPM73 RAKUMP 45
Planned weapons FN FALGolden EagleRecurve Hunting BowRemington 870
RDG-2 Smoke GrenadeScorpion CZ-61
Up-to-date as of update 0.57.128177

References

  1. DayZDB, Chernarus+: Magnum, viewed 29 January 2014, <http://dayzdb.com/map#6.046.052;item=Magnum>.
  2. HICKS_206, 2013, Change Log - 0.30.113860, viewed 29 January 2014, <http://steamcommunity.com/games/221100/announcements/detail/1495491571550201802>.
  3. rocket, 2013, Rolling Update Rev. 0.30.113860, viewed 29 January 2014, <http://forums.dayzgame.com/index.php?/topic/155922-rolling-update-rev-030113860/?p=1562076>.
  4. HICKS_206, 2014, Change Log - 0.30.113925, viewed 29 January 2014, <http://steamcommunity.com/games/221100/announcements/detail/1495491572534533529>.
  5. Wikipedia, Colt Python, viewed 1 January 2014, <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colt_Python>.

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