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Heavy pistol are handheld weapons in Anthem.

Heavy Pistols have a very low fire rate and small ammo capacity. They operate on mid range, but punch a pack. They can do severe damage to enemies. Heavy pistols have exceptionally high weak point damaging capability, making them ubiquitous in weak-point builds.

Due to their size, Heavy Pistols can only be equipped by Ranger, Storm, and Interceptor.

List of Heavy Pistols

Epic and Lower Masterwork and Higher


Heavy Pistol Weapon class are affected by several inscriptions.

Damage Inscriptions

The following inscriptions affect Heavy Pistol damage:

  • Weapon Damage
  • Physical Damage
  • Damage
  • Heavy Pistol Damage
  • Weak point Damage

Quality Inscriptions

The Following inscriptions affect other qualities of Heavy Pistols:

  • Weapon Ammo
  • Weapon Magazine Size
  • Weapon Hip Recoil
  • Weapon Reload
  • Heavy Pistol Ammo


Heavy Pistols are affected by the following consumables:


  • There are heavy pistol components that aren't available to the player in game.
  • Along with Grenade Launchers, Heavy Pistols are classified as special arms.