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The Bronco is a small-scale shotgun that can be wielded with one hand. Only effective at close range, it has a limited clip size.

The Bronco functions like a cross between a shotgun and handgun, that comes in a handy package to complement long range primary weapons.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000; it is also a requisite ingredient for AkbroncoDual Broncos.png Akbronco (x2).

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
20,000
Neurode64.png
2
AlloyPlate64.png
1,200
Ferrite64.png
700
PolymerBundle64.png
800
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 25
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 190 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000

Characteristics

This weapon deals primarily Impact DamageDmgImpactSmall64.png Impact damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low Puncture DamageDmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture and Slash DamageDmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage – less effective against health.
  • Linear damage falloff from 100% to 75% from 7m to 14m target distance (distances are affected by Projectile Speed).
  • Extremely small magazine size of just 2 rounds; requires frequent reloading.
  • Wide pellet spread cone makes the weapon ineffective beyond medium range.

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Tips

  • The weapon's spread cone can be shrunken by zooming in.

Notes

Trivia

  • The word Bronco is a term in a Spanish Dialect meaning "rough".
    • It is also a common term for wild horse in Western culture.

Media

Patch History

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Damage increased from 38 to 40 (per pellet).
  • Status chance increased from 20% to 22%.
  • Critical chance increased from 2.5% to 6%.

Update 21.0 (2017-06-29)

  • Damage increased from 15 to 38.
  • Damage fall off added starting from 7m and ending at 14 with a minimum damage of 10.
  • Status Chance increased from 14% to 20%.

Update 18.0 (2015-12-03)

  • Bronco series are available for use in Conclave.

Hotfix 8.3.1 (2013-07-05)

  • Sound tweak to Bronco.

Update 8.3 (2013-07-04)

  • Sound changes.

Update 7.11 (2013-05-17)

  • Market changes: was 35,000 credits, now blueprint and 190 platinum.

Update 7.x Weapon Balance (2013-03-22)

  • Tweaks to Recoil feel and Accuracy, generally sharper Rotation and Translation Springs, added Noise & better spread control when firing while aimed. Added force feedback to all firing sounds.
  • Total number of pellets now 7, was 8.
  • Reload time now 1.05, was 1.
  • Crit Chance now 2.5%, was 5%.

Vanilla (2012-10-25)

  • Introduced with game release.

Last updated: Update 22.15 (2018-03-07)

See also