Weapons: Shotguns – 5 shown
The in-game name of the base weapon; weapon upgrades will change each weapon's code and number; heavy weapons are used regardless of class and only be Shepard; exclusive weapons may only be used by a given character, and possibly Shepard under certain circumstances; DLC weapons are only available if you have installed the relevant content
Some weapons may only be used by certain characters; heavy weapons are all exclusive to Shepard; Shepard may use any unique weapon by choosing it at a certain point in the game (including those normally unique to other characters); however, you may only choose a weapon if Shepard is already proficient with that class of weapon
Exclusive To
The style of fire of this weapon; note that semiautomatic means the weapon will fire repeatedly until the clip runs out, while single shot means there is a significant delay between shots
Shot Type
The default number of shots you can take with this weapon before reloading; upgrades may increase this value; heavy weapons do not use clips
Clip Size
The default amount of reserve ammunition you can hold for this weapon; upgrades may increase this value
Reserve Ammo
When this weapon becomes available; most basic weapons are given at the start of the Freedom's Progress mission; most downloadable content weapons are given automatically, and can be accessed once you have the Normandy
- Single shot 5 10 Found on Normandy SR-2
- Single shot 3 12 Found on Normandy SR-2
- Single shot 5 10 Start Freedom's Progress mission
- Single shot 8 16 Found in Commercial Spaceport
Grunt Single shot 1 10 Found on Disabled Collector Vessel