PUBG Beginner’s Guide: How To Find Guns And Their Effect Range
(Last Updated On: August 30, 2017)

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG is picking up mad traction quickly, and with that traction comes new players. If you happen to be new and not a veteran and need help with finding guns, their effective range and other information that may be useful, hopefully this guide will be of use.

Notice: Some of the stats and information noted below are subject to change given that Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is still in Early Access. Information, read now or in the future, should be cross-referenced to avoid confusion, even if you happen to be new.

Whether you are reading this now while the game is still on PC via Steam Early Access or you are from the future, be it on console or PC, this guide aims to help newcomers learn some of the weapons found in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. To help improve your knowledge of the game you can visit its official Gamepedia page that lists all types of weapons, armor, items, vehicles, maps and much more.

Sniper Rifles

If you want to know the effective range, damage and other stats surrounding Sniper Rifles in PUBG, a new video by Doctor Paully sits below for you to view. The video in question looks over the Kar98k, M24, and AWM, and stands to be over 10 minutes in length, however active timestamps are up for your convenience:

Assault Rifles

The same YouTuber has another video guide up, except this time it is about ARs. The Scar-L, M416, M16 A4, AKM, and GROZA, are detailed below. Again, active timestamps are up along with the video guide:

Sub-Machine Guns

If you need to know the effective range, damage and what SMG fairs rather well during combat, the Uzi, UMP, VSS, Vector, and Tommy Gun are reviewed in a single video. Timestamps accompany said video, as seen below:


The last weapon guide features the pump-action S1897 shotgun, the over and under S686 shotgun, and the automatic S12K shotgun. Attachments, ranges and other material regarding named weapons sit below:

More information on weapons can be found by hitting up Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is available right now on PC and will launch soon on Xbox One and Xbox One X.

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