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Weapon stats:
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Maximum damage; the minimum is always 1 Effective firing range, in pixels (for reference, the game field is 400px wide by 600px tall) Firing rate, in ticks (20 ticks = 1 second); the less, the better Clip size Reload time, in ticks (20 ticks = 1 second); the less, the better; the unit's exp is deducted from this value, getting faster as it ranks up
100 200 1-32 32 150
CQC (close quarter combat) bonus multiplier; the unit's rifle skill is multiplied by this value when firing at a distance of 100px or less Range malus; the unit's rifle skill is divided by this penalty when firing beyond the weapon's range AP (anti-personnel) explosion radius; area of the blast that damages all units, but deals reduced damage to vehicles AT (anti-tank) explosion radius; area of the blast that deals special damage to mechanical units Gib explosion radius; area of the blast that blows all organic units caught in it to pieces
2 2.5 N/A N/A N/A
32 round clip, fast reload, more accuracy than Tommy Gun over long distance.
high range malus, low range.
The equivalent to your Tommy Gun, but with less range malus.

The MP-40 is the German equivalent of your Thompson SMG. It has a high rate of fire, and has a clip with 32 rounds of ammo. Very deadly in the right hands, and will become even deadlier later in the game. Germans who use this weapon have lot higher chances of pinning your men inside bunkers, which makes this weapon even more dangerous. Waffen SS can prove themselves disastrous with this weapon.


Real Life

Waffen SS soldiers holding MP-40's.

The MP-40 was somewhat a machine-pistol. It was made of stamped metal and had a relatively low max fire rate, 400 rounds per minute (still enough to turn a person into hamburger). The MP-40 did not have a semi-automatic mode, because an experienced soldier was expected to be able to shoot 1 bullet at a time. Compared to its rival the Tommy Gun, the MP-40 was more accurate, had a longer range, was lighter, and was cheaper, all at the cost of stopping power and fire rate.

Who uses this?

Waffen SS

Assault Pioneer


  • When a Sabotage operation fails, your Frenchie will be executed with an MP-40.


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