Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K
The Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K is a semi-automatic shotgun that can be used and unlocked by any class in Battlefield 4. The SAIGA-12K is very comparable to the M1014, but features a larger magazine. It’s main advantages are a fast firing rate and a magazine that holds seven 12 gauge shells.
The Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K is a shortened version of the shotgun (hence the “K” suffix). The Russian-developed shotgun has been used since the 1990s in the Russian military. It was first featured in the Battlefield series in BF2, where it was the starting shotgun for the MEC faction. An improved version of the shotgun, the DBV-12, is also available in the game.
Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K stats
The SAIGA-12K in Battlefield 4 is a powerful close quarter weapon suited for infantry combat. It’s a fast firing shotgun that has a bit better accuracy and range than the full auto USAS-12.
- Minimum damage: 6
- Maximum damage: 18
- Firing mode: semi-atuomatic
- Firing rate: 220 RPM
- Bullet velocity: 300 m/s
- Weight: 3.6 KG
- Ammo count: 7 shells (expandable)
- Reload time: 3.5 seconds (per clip)
Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K tips
The Battlefield 4 SAIGA-12K has a powerful recoil after each shot, meaning it needs a bit time to get used to. On the good side, it’s more accurate and has a bit longer range than the other semi-automatic shotguns in the game.