Halo Reach Weapons Guide: Weapon Stats, Best Weapons

Halo Reach Weapons

Halo Reach is now available to play on PC and there are plenty of weapons that you can use in the game. In this Halo Reach guide, we are going to go over all the weapons and tell you about their stats. So that you know which of these weapons are the best for you to use.

All Weapons In Halo Reach And Their Stats

The following are the weapons that you can use in Halo Reach and their stats that you should know about:

M45 Tactical Shotgun

This is a new shotgun in Halo Reach which is more powerful than the one in Halo 3. The range is better and the cone is fire has improved as well. The following are the stats of the weapon that you might find useful:

  • Range: Close
  • Magazine: 6
  • Max Ammo: 30
  • Firing Rate: Single Fire

M319 Individual Grenade Launcher

This is a great dual-purpose weapon that you can use in Halo Reach. Normally this weapon fires a frag grenade. If you hold the fire button it will fire the frag grenade but will not detonate until you press the detonate button. This can be very useful indeed. The following are the stats of the weapon:

  • Range: Close to Long
  • Magazine: 1
  • Max Ammo: 15
  • Firing Rate: Single Fire

Halo Reach Weapons

M392 Designated Marksman Rifle

The Designated Marksman Rifle is one of the primary weapons that you are going to use in Halo Reach. It replaces the Battle Rifle. It does take some skill to land headshots but it is a great weapon for medium to long-range combat. The following are the stats of the weapon that you might find interesting:

  • Range: Medium to Long
  • Magazine: 15
  • Max Ammo: 60
  • Firing Rate: Semi-Automatic

Needle Rifle (Covenant Type-31 Rifle) 

This is what you would call the alien version of the UNSC Designated Marksman Rifle. The following are the stats of the weapon that you need to know about:

  • Range: Medium to Long
  • Magazine: 21
  • Max Ammo: –
  • Firing Rate: Fully Automatic

Concussion Rifle ( Covenant Type-50 Directed Energy Rifle)

The rifle has about the same amount of firepower as a grenade launcher which makes it a great weapon to have with you. It shines at choke points when you need to clear waves of enemies. The following are the stats of the weapon that you need to know about:

  • Range: Medium to Long
  • Magazine: 6
  • Max Ammo: –
  • Firing Rate: Single Fire

Plasma Repeater (Covenant Type-51 Directed Energy Rifle) 

This is essentially the assault rifle for the Covenant. This is great for taking down a shield before swapping to another weapon of choice. The weapon does overheat but instead of going into a cooldown, the rate of fire is decreased. The following are the stats of the weapon that you need to know about:

  • Range: Close to Medium
  • Magazine: 100
  • Max Ammo: 100
  • Firing Rate: Automatic

Focus Rifle (Covenant Type-52 Special Applications Rifle) 

This is one of the best weapons in the game. Not only does it pack a punch, but it also looks great while doing so. The weapon has a lot of range which makes it a great option to have in your arsenal. The following are the stats that you should know about:

  • Range: Long
  • Magazine: 100
  • Max Ammo: 100
  • Firing Rate: Continuous Beam

Plasma Launcher (Covenant Type-52 Guided Munitions Launcher)

This is probably what you could get if the grenade launcher and a Spartan Laser had a baby. This is a pretty powerful weapon that is very fun to use. The following are the stats of the weapon that you should know about:

  • Range: Long
  • Magazine: 4
  • Max Ammo: –
  • Firing Rate: Burst

That is all for our Halo Reach Weapons guide. If you are interested in learning more about the game then you can check out our guide on how you can level up fast in the game.