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The world of Starfield is filled with enemies, so players will need to find some good weapons to make their way around in one piece. Weapons can also be modified to upgrade certain features or add effects.

There are several different types of weapon to choose from to fit into any preferred playstyle, whether it's up close and personal combat or sniping from afar, and each deals a particular kind of damage. The effectiveness of particular types of weapon or damage can be boosted by upgrading certain skills. The different weapon types are:

Starfield weapon types

Types of ammo in Starfield

There are several types of ammo in Starfield needed for a variety of guns including shotguns, rifles, pistols, laser guns and more.


  • 6.5mm mi
  • 11mm xpl
  • 11mm
  • 7.77mm
  • 9x39mm
  • 7.62mm
  • .50 mi
  • 6.5mm
  • .50 caliber
  • 7.77mm


  • .27 caliber
  • 7.5mm
  • .43 ultramag
  • 7.77mm
  • 6.5mm
  • .43mi
  • .45 caliber
  • .7.5mm

Starfield weapon guides

despite there be a number of weapons in the game, some are better than others. You can check out the Best Starfield weapons in our dedicated guide on