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Type: Semiautomatic
Quality: B Quality Item
Magazine Size: 8
Max Ammo: 200
Reload Time: 1.2s
DPS: 35.6
Damage: 3x7 (Bullets, 21) + 3 (Beam)
Fire Rate: 0.60
Shot Speed: 23
Range: 20
Force: 30
Spread: 0
Sell Creep Price: 30 Money
Unlock Method: Reward from hunting quests.
Ammonomicon Entry
Snakes On A Gun
The Rattler was one of Emmitt Calx's worst, and last, ideas. This is a Winchester shotgun with an extremely venomous snake wrapped around it, adding a poisonous blast to each volley. Requires extreme dexterity to reload.

Rattler is a gun that simultaneously fires a shotgun blast and a beam that poisons enemies.

Notes[ | ]

  • Synergy Not So Sawed-Off - If the player also has Buzzkill, Buzzkill's saw blades move slower and are linked with lightning.
  • Synergy Twin Snakes - If the player also has Snakemaker, all of the Rattler's shots become beams that have a chance to poison and the Snakemaker's shots gain a homing effect.
  • Despite visually appearing to be and firing like a shotgun, the Rattler is not a part of the SHOTGUN gun class and as such does not benefit from the Synergy Shotgun Affinity synergy.

Trivia[ | ]

  • The pickup line, "Snakes on A Gun," is a reference to the film Snakes on a Plane.
  • The Twin Snakes synergy is a reference to the Metal Gear Solid series.
  • The gun's name is likely a reference to the poem "The Rattler," in which a man is confronted by a snake similar in color to the one wrapped around the gun.

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