Hi everyone, ThrillGame back again with another Apex Legends video. In this video I will be reviewing and ranking all the shotguns in Apex Legends. This will be the first part of my Apex Legends Weapon Review Series. Next up are SMG’s. First I’ll review every gun individually and then I’ll rank them. I’m not going super in-depth on the Mozambique’s flaws. If you’d like more info about that gun, check out this video here. Don’t forget to like and subscribe! Let’s start with the EVA-8. The EVA-8 is a fully automatic shotgun. It fires 9 pellets each doing 7 damage to the body for a total of 63 damage. On headshots it does 10 damage per pellet for a total of 90 damage.
It can hold up to 8 shotgun shells. The attachments it can use are the shotgun bolt and an optic. It’s recoil is vertical and has a minor curve to the left. The EVA-8 packs a punch and is very reliable in close range. It is not as good at slightly longer distances as the Peacekeeper with Precision Choke Attachment or the Mozambique. However, with it’s fire-rate and larger mag size it makes it more consistent in a fight and let’s you take on multiple enemies. Next up is the Peacekeeper Shotgun. The Peacekeeper is a lever-action shotgun. It fires 11 pellets each doing 10 damage to the body for a total of 110 damage. On headshots it does 15 damage per pellet for a total of 165 damage. It can gold up to 6 shotgun shells. The attachments it can use are the shotgun bolt, optic and Precision Choke Hop-Up. It’s recoil is negligible because it’s lever-action.
The Peacekeeper hits hard, especially when you land a headshot with it. The Precision Choke let’s you charge the shot to reduce it’s spread to increase the chance of you connecting with your pellets. The reduced pellet spread also makes it useful at slightly longer distances than close range. However, it’s fire rate is lower than that of the other shotguns and it can only hold 6 rounds so if you don’t land your shots you will be punished. On to everyone’s favorite weapon, the Mozambique! The Mozambique is a fully automatic shotgun pistol. It fires 3 pellets each doing 0 *cough cough* I mean 14 damage to the body for a total of 45 damage. On headshots it does 22 damage per pellet for a total of 66 damage. (yeah right) It can hold up 3 shotgun shells.
The attachments it can use are the shotgun bold and an optic. It’s recoil is negligible. The Mozambiqye does less damage than the other shotguns but has a higher fire rate and has the highest effective range due to it’s spread. The Mozambique is better than nothing. And that’s probably it’s best trait. And last but not least, the Mastiff Shotgun. The Mastiff is a powerful semi-automatic shotgun. It can be found in care packages that drop on the map or even Lifeline’s care packages that she can call in. Notably, it’s spread is completely horizontal. It fires 8 pellets each doing 18 damage to the body for a total of 144 damage. On headshots does 36 damage per pellet for a total of 288 damage. It can hold up to 4 shotgun shells. Because it’s a legendary weapon it can’t use any attachments. It’s recoil is negligible. The Mastiff dominates in close range, being the highest damaging weapon in the game if all pellets hit. It’s downside however, is that it has a horizontal spread which almost guarantees that some of your pellets will miss unless you are in very close range.
Depending on the distance you’ve got monster in your hands or you’re better off with a fully-kitted Peacekeeper. So, how do I rank them? #1 Mastiff #2 EVA-8 #3 Peacekeeper #4 Mozambique The Mastiff is statistically the strongest shotgun and performs well as long as you stay in close range like you should with a shotgun. The EVA-8 is more reliable than the peacekeeper and is more forgiving if you don’t perfectly land your shots in high pressure situations. It also doesn’t require a hop-up attachment to reach it’s maximum potential. The Mozambique ranks lowest because it’s the Mozambique. To hear about why it’s so bad, click this video right here. That does it for the shotguns. In the next video I will review the SMG’s. Don’t want to miss that video or see more helpful content like this video? Subscribe and hit the bell button to be notified. Enjoyed the video? Leave a like! Do you agree with my ranking and my review of the guns? Let me know in the comments down below! Thanks for watching, ThrillGame out!.