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Battlefield 4 Weapon comparison: 338-Recon vs Railgun
Symthic BF4 stats version
1.4
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Weapon 1

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Weapon
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Weapon 2

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338-Recon
+ None + None
vs
Railgun
+ None + None
Advantages of 338-Recon + None + None
Slightly higher fire rate
42 rpm
vs
37 rpm
338-Recon fires rounds 14% faster
Bigger magazine
6
vs
1
338-Recon has 500% bigger magazine
A bit faster tactical reload (Bullets left)
3 s
vs
3.5 s
338-Recon reloads 14% faster when there is a bullet in the chamber
Much faster empty reload
4.5 s
vs
5.8 s
338-Recon reloads 22% faster when there's no bullet in the chamber
Significatly less upwards recoil
1
vs
2
338-Recon has 50% less upwards kick
Significantly less spread (ADS, moving)
1.125
vs
1.2
338-Recon has 6% lower ADS base spread (Moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Stand, Not moving)
3.75
vs
5
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Not moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Not moving)
3
vs
4
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Not moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Prone, Not moving)
2.25
vs
3
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Not moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Stand, Moving)
5.5
vs
6
338-Recon has 8% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Moving)
4.5
vs
5
338-Recon has 10% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Prone, Moving)
3.5
vs
4
338-Recon has 13% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Moving)
Advantages of Railgun + None + None
Much more max damage
110
vs
100
Railgun does 10% more damage at close range
Much more min damage
110
vs
59
Railgun does 86% more damage at long range
Damage-drop off starts a lot further
100 m
vs
12.5 m
Railgun's Damage drop-off starts 700% further
Damage-drop off ends a lot further
200 m
vs
150 m
Railgun's Damage drop-off ends 33% further
Way less bullet drop
0 m/s²
vs
9.81 m/s²
Railgun has 100% less bullet drop
Much longer maximum distance
18000 m
vs
2800 m
Railgun's bullets fly 543% further
Much higher muzzle velocity
3600 m/s
vs
560 m/s
Railgun's bullets fly 543% faster
Equal stats on 338-Recon + None + None and Railgun + None + None
Same Recoil decrease
12
vs
12
Both guns recover from recoil as fast as the other
Same first shot recoil multiplier
1 x
vs
1 x
Both guns have same first shot recoil multiplier
19.957065582275