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Fallout 2PPK12 Gauss pistol
Fallout 76Gauss pistol Gametitle-FO76 WL
Fallout TacticsPPK12 Gauss pistol
Van BurenUnnamed Gauss pistol
 
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Gauss pistols are hand-held weapons utilizing electromagnetic coils to propel metal slugs at extremely high velocities. They fire an incredibly small 2mm EC round at tremendous speed, tearing through just about any armor.

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PPK12 Gauss pistolEdit

Fo2 Gauss Pistol
F76WL Gauss pistol

The pistol alternative to the M72 Gauss rifle, the PPK-12 is a German weapon. Although it is used without the stock and features just three conductive stages, the pistol is nevertheless extremely powerful, retaining its big brother's range and penetrative power, at the expense of sheer damage. It is still a respectable weapon in the hands of a competent shooter, capable of piercing all but the strongest armors.[1][2]

Unnamed Gauss pistolEdit

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Gameplay article: Van Buren

An unnamed Gauss pistol was going to appear in Van Buren.

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  1. Fallout 2 item description: "{39400}{}{PPK12 Gauss Pistol}"
    "{39401}{}{Praised for its range and stopping power, the PPK12 Gauss Pistol is of German design. The pistol uses an electromagnetic field to propel rounds at tremendous speed and punch through almost any armor. Min ST: 4.}"
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  2. Fallout Tactics item description: "name_gaussPistol = {PPK12 Gauss Pistol}"
    "desc_gaussPistol = {Praised for its range and stopping power, the PPK12 Gauss Pistol is of German design. The pistol uses an electromagnetic rail to propel 2mm steel rounds at tremendous speed and punch through almost any armour.}"
    (Items.txt)
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