Weapons

Recommended weapons for beginners:

  1. MP5 [SMG] Lightweight with low recoil. Reasonably priced.
  2. M4 [Shotgun] – Very high damage output for close-quarter combats.
  3. P90 [SMG] – High rate of fire and ammunition capacity. Suitable for close-quarter combat. Rush B no stop.
  4. FAMAS / GALIL [Assault Rifle] – A good balance between price and performance. An introduction on to assault rifle recoils.

Recommended weapons for intermediates/ experts:

  1. M4A1/ AK-47 [Assault Rifle] – Extreme firepower and good range.
  2. Desert Eagle [Pistol] – Powerful sidearm which can serve as a primary substitute when money is an issue.
  3. AWP [Sniper Rifle] – Excels in range and firepower. High risk, high reward.

PISTOLS

USP

USP (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F6)

Price$500
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count12/ 100
Ammo Type.45 ACP
Secondary FireAttach/ Detach suppressor
Glock-18

GLOCK-18 (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F5)

Price$400
Firepower★☆☆☆☆
Ammo Count20/ 120
Ammo Type9x19mm Parabellum
Secondary Fire3-rounds Burst Fire

NEO’s default spawn sidearm.

A high-performance pistol, with an attachable suppressor (default: MOUSE2). Depending on the distance, a user can take down an unarmored enemy with a single headshot.

CSF’s default spawn sidearm.

Although the damage per shot is low, switching its firing mode (default: MOUSE2) enables it to fire in 3-rounds bursts.

Desert Eagle

DESERT EAGLE (SHORTCUT: F11)

Price$750
Firepower★★★★☆
Ammo Count7/ 35
Ammo Type.50 Action Express
Secondary Fire
P228

P228 (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F7)

Price$450
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count13/ 52
Ammo Type.357 Magnum
Secondary Fire

The most fearsome pistol with immense firepower.

One shot deals more damage than an assault rifle’s, not to mention that a headshot usually results in a guaranteed kill. Capable of bullet penetration (wallbang) through boxes and surfaces.

Slightly more powerful than the USP with an additional round in the clip.

However, the recoil is stronger as well.

Dual Berettas

DUAL BERETTAS (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F8)

Price$600
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 120
Ammo Type9x19mm Parabellum
Secondary Fire
Five Seven

FIVE-SEVEN (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F8)

Price$650
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count20/ 100
Ammo TypeFN 5.7x28mm
Secondary Fire

CSF-exclusive pistols.

Dual-wielded Berettas with 30 rounds in total and above average firepower. Like the P228, it suffers from massive recoil if fired rapidly.

NEO-exclusive pistol.

Average firepower and a generous 20-rounds in the magazine, but prepare for a longer reload time.


SHOTGUNS

M3

M3 (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F11)

Price$1700
Firepower★★★★★
Ammo Count8/ 32
Ammo Type12-Gauge
Secondary Fire
XM1014

M4 (SHORTCUT: F7)

Price$2500
Firepower★★★★★
Ammo Count7/ 32
Ammo Type12-Gauge
Secondary Fire

Pump-action shotgun which deals considerable damage at close range.

Due to its massive spread, it becomes less effective at longer distances.

Full-auto shotgun serving as a successor to the M3. Fires up to 7 shells of slightly lesser damage.

Like the M3, it becomes less effective when the target is further away.


SUBMACHINE GUNS (SMG)

MP5

MP5 (SHORTCUT: F2)

Price$1500
Firepower★★☆☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 120
Ammo Type9x19mm Parabellum
Secondary Fire
TMP

TMP (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F9)

Price$1200
Firepower★★☆☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 120
Ammo Type9x19mm Parabellum
Secondary Fire

A submachine gun that is easy to handle, even for beginners.

It lacks in sheer firepower but recoil handling is good, even while moving.

NEO-exclusive submachine gun.

High rate of fire, quick reload speed, quieter from an attached suppressor and slightly cheaper than the MP5. As a trade-off, it has massive recoil and provides low damage.

P90

P90 (SHORTCUT: F6)

Price$1900
Firepower★★☆☆☆
Ammo Count50/ 100
Ammo TypeFN 5.7x28mm
Secondary Fire
Mac-10

MAC-10 (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F9)

Price$1350
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 100
Ammo Type.45 ACP
Secondary Fire

Higher rate of fire than other submachine guns in its class.

Good for spraying since it is generously loaded with 50 rounds to compensate its massive recoil pattern.

CSF-exclusive submachine gun.

Suffers from the worst recoil control of all submachine guns, but has better than average damage output.

UMP-45

UMP-45 (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F10)

Price$1400
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count25/ 100
Ammo Type.45 ACP
Secondary Fire

Despite having the highest firepower among the other submachine guns, it only has 25 rounds per clip and has the slowest rate of fire in its class.


ASSAULT RIFLES

FAMAS

FAMAS (SHORTCUT: F3)

Price$2150
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count25/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire3-rounds Burst Fire
Galil

GALIL (SHORTCUT: F3)

Price$2100
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count35/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire

NEO-exclusive assault rifle.

While it deals low damage for an assault rifle, the firing mode can be switched to fire in 3-rounds bursts (default: MOUSE2). 

CSF-exclusive assault rifle.

The cheapest assault rifle with moderate recoil control.

In addition, there are 35 rounds per clip.

M4A1

M4A1 (SHORTCUT: F4)

Price$3000
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire
AK-47

AK-47 (SHORTCUT: F4)

Price$2650
Firepower★★★★☆
Ammo Count30/ 90
Ammo Type7.62x51mm NATO
Secondary Fire

NEO-exclusive assault rifle.

An easy-to-use carbine with high firepower and an easily manageable recoil control. Comes with an attachable suppressor (default: MOUSE2). 

CSF-exclusive assault rifle.

A formidable assault rifle with immense stopping power from its larger 7.62 rounds, capable of killing an armored enemy with just a headshot.

The only downside is that it has massive recoil and is heavy.

AUG

AUG (SHORTCUT: F5)

Price$3400
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire1.5x Scope Zoom
SG 553

SG 553 (SHORTCUT: F5)

Price$3100
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count30/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire1.5x Scope Zoom

NEO-exclusive assault rifle.

Activate the 1.5x zoom (default: MOUSE2), making it easier to aim at distant enemies, at the cost of a reduced rate of fire.

CSF-exclusive assault rifle.

Activate the 1.5x zoom (default: MOUSE2), making it easier to aim at distant enemies, at the cost of a reduced rate of fire.


SNIPER RIFLES

Scout

SCOUT (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F12)

Price$2600
Firepower★★★★☆
Ammo Count10/ 90
Ammo Type7.62x51mm NATO
Secondary FireScope Zoom
AWP

AWP (SHORTCUT: F9)

Price$4700
Firepower★★★★★
Ammo Count10/ 30
Ammo Type.338 Lapua Magnum
Secondary FireScope Zoom

It is the cheapest bolt-action sniper rifle, killing most armored enemies in two non-head shots.

Also, the user gains a minor speed boost. Activate the scope zoom (default: MOUSE2) to aim at distant enemies.

The most powerful bolt-action sniper rifle with a one-shot-kill policy on any part of the body except the feet.

Extremely heavy, expensive and inaccurate without using the scope zoom (default: MOUSE2).

G3SG1

G3SG1 (SHORTCUT: F10)

Price$4600
Firepower★★★★☆
Ammo Count20/ 90
Ammo Type7.62x51mm NATO
Secondary FireScope Zoom
SG 550

SG 550 (SHORTCUT: F10)

Price$4000
Firepower★★★★☆
Ammo Count30/ 90
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary FireScope Zoom

CSF-exclusive assault rifle.

Full-auto sniper rifle with high damage output, killing enemies in 2 – 3 shots depending on the part of the body.

Activate the scope zoom (default: MOUSE2) to aim at distant enemies.

NEO-exclusive assault rifle.

Full-auto sniper rifle with a lower damage output than the G3SG1, yet still capable of killing enemies in a few shots depending on the part of the body.

Activate the scope zoom (default: MOUSE2) to aim at distant enemies.


MACHINE GUN (MG)

M249

M249 (SHORTCUT: F8)

Price$4000
Firepower★★★☆☆
Ammo Count100/ 200
Ammo Type5.56x45mm NATO
Secondary Fire

A 100-rounds machine gun with the firepower of an assault rifle. 

Recommended to crouch while firing to reduce recoil.


EQUIPMENT (MISC)

Knife

KNIFE (STANDARD EQUIPMENT)

Left-click (primary attack) for a quicker stab with low damage.

Right-click (secondary attack) for a slower stab with high damage.

A secondary attack at the enemy’s head or from behind (backstab) guarantees an instant kill.

HE Grenade

HE GRENADE (SHORTCUT: F13)

A $300 high explosive grenade that deals splash damage upon explosion.

Flashbang

FLASHBANG (SHORTCUT: F14)

A $200 flashbang that temporarily blinds exposed players for several seconds.

Smoke Grenade

SMOKE GRENADE (SHORTCUT: F15)

A $300 smoke grenade that releases clouds of smoke for a short period of time.

C4 Explosive

C4 EXPLOSIVE

Randomly given to a CSF player on every round.

Successfully detonate the C4 at any targeted (A/ B) bombsites on the map to win.

Detonates 45 seconds after planting.

Bomb Defusal Kit

DEFUSAL KIT (SHORTCUT: SHIFT + F13)

Only available to the NEO faction.

Reduces the C4 defusal time by half.