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The Small submachine gun is a submachine gun in Battle Royale. It is available in the epic and legendary Variant.

statistics

Small submachine gun
Details
Bullet Type
DPS 200
Damage 20
Fire rate 10
Magazine size 40
Reload time 3.135
Structure damage 21
Small submachine gun
Details
Bullet Type
DPS 210
Damage 21
Fire rate 10
Magazine size 40
Reload time 2.97
Structure damage 22

Availability

Compact SMG has a chance to appear among the same weapon class in the following circumstances:[1]

Class Chest Loot Floor loot Supply drop Supply llama
Epic4.3%4.3%n / An / A
Legendary1.6%1.6%100%n / A

Compact SMG has a chance to appear among all weapons in the following circumstances:

Rarity Chest Loot Floor loot Supply drop Supply llama
Epic0.74%0.22%n / An / A
Legendary0.28%0.08%14.6%n / A

Changes

5.20 Weapons and buildings balance changes (August 9, 2018)
Small machine gun
  • Damage reduced from 22/21 to 21/20
  • Magazine size reduced from 50 to 40

5.10 Submachine Gun Update (July 25, 2018)

  • Submachine gun and small submachine gun precision bonus reduced from 35% to 15%.
  • Submachine gun damage reduced from 19/20/21 to 17/18/19.
  • Small submachine gun damage reduced from 23/24 to 21/22.
  • Submachine gun rate of fire reduced from 13 to 12.
  • Small submachine gun rate of fire reduced from 11 to 10
  • Damage to the submachine gun, small submachine gun, and silenced submachine gun.
    • Range reduced from 2400/3500/5000 to 2000/3000/4000.
    • Percentage reduced from 100/80/65% to 100/70/40%.
  • Rare SMG and Compact SMGs drop rates slightly reduced.

5.10 Patch Update (July 24, 2018)

Small submachine gun added.
  • Available in epic and legendary versions.
    • 23-24 base damage.
    • Uses light cartridges.
    • 50 round capacity.
    • Can be found from floor loot, chests, supply drops, and vending machines.

Gallery

  • The small submachine gun as advertising

Trivia

  • The Compact SMG takes inspiration from the FN P90, though it has a longer handguard, shorter rear end with a small stock and the railed frame is moved further from the trigger grip. Also, the shell ejection port is moved directly under the thumb grip hole.

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