In Starfield, where interstellar exploration and combat are part of everyday life, having a reliable arsenal is key to survival. Among the array of weapons available to players, the Reckless Bombardment stands out. This unique heavy weapon isn’t just formidable in combat, but it also boasts a rare effect that can turn the tide in challenging battles. Here’s everything you need to know about the Reckless Bombardment and how to get it from UC Vanguard faction.


Getting The Bombardment Legendary Weapon In Starfield

To acquire the Reckless Bombardment the player must jump into the UC Vanguard faction questline. This faction, known for its formidable military presence and technological prowess, offers the quest “Hostile Intelligence.” It’s during this quest that players have the opportunity to purchase the Reckless Bombardment.

The vendor you’ll need to visit is Gualter, located on Mars. Known for his eclectic collection of arms, Gualter offers the Reckless Bombardment for sale. It’s essential to have a substantial amount of credits on hand, as these unique weapons don’t come cheap.

Weapon Overview and Stats

The Reckless Bombardment is a heavy weapon, utilizing 40MM XPL ammo. It’s not just its firepower that impresses, but also its suite of stats that make it a versatile option in combat:

  • Type: Heavy Weapon
  • Ammo: 40MM XPL
  • Weapon ID: 002E0727
  • Mass: 14.15
  • Value: 80136
  • Mod Slots: 6
  • Base Damage: Phys 120
  • Mag: 8
  • Fire Rate: 12
  • Range: 40
  • Accuracy: 65.5%
  • Mod Slot 1: Stabilizing Barrel
  • Mod Slot 2: Recon Laser Sight
  • Mod Slot 3: Reflex Sight
  • Mod Slot 4: Tactical Stock
  • Mod Slot 5: Hornet Nest
  • Rare Effect: Crippling (+30% damage on the next attack after hitting an enemy’s limbs).
  • Item ID: 002E0727

One of the weapon’s standout features is its rare effect, “Crippling,” which deals an additional 30% damage on the next attack after hitting a target’s limbs. This effect is particularly useful in skirmishes where targeting limbs can provide a strategic advantage.

Regarding mods, the Reckless Bombardment comes with 5 pre-installed modifications. However, it’s also compatible with mods for its base weapon, the Negotiator, allowing for further customization.