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M1000 Classic
GearGraphic BoltActionRifle.png
Equipment Details
Type Semi-Automatic Rifle
Used by Scout
Slot Primary
Hitscan Yes
Availability Unlock
The original design for the M1000-pattern DRG-issue precision rifle goes back hundreds of years, practically unchanged. High damage, respectable fire rate... and that "Ping". A prime example of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".
~ Item Description

About[edit | edit source]

The M1000 Classic is the Scout's alternative primary weapon. It is a semi-automatic rifle with a long, singular barrel. The barrel and receiver are made out of metal whereas the stock and grips seem to be made of wood. Pressing the fire button will fire a single round which has high accuracy and damage. The weapon is considerably accurate when standing still but has strong recoil, and suffers from pronounced spread growth when rapidly firing.

It is one of few weapons to boast an alternative firing mode. Holding down the fire button will cause the weapon to enter Focus Mode. In this state, bullets fired have perfect accuracy and deal double damage but consume two rounds out of the magazine at once. Focus Mode requires a brief charging state, indicated by the crosshair rotating. While Focus Mode is active, the screen zooms in slightly to assist with aiming. When aiming for weak points, Focus Mode shots can deal extreme damage to targets, often more than enough to kill them in one shot. Focus Mode shots can be cancelled by reloading or swinging the Pickaxe.

It is a stark contrast to the Scout's Deepcore GK2 assault rifle, being a semi-auto high-precision rifle with much less reserve ammo. It's most effective at longer ranges being used to pick off key targets such as Glyphid Praetorians, Glyphid Wardens, Glyphid Acid Spitters, Spitball Infectors, Mactera Spawn and Cave Leeches. Due to the weapon's unique firing style, it is possible to create builds which improve either the hip-firing or the Focus Mode.

The M1000 suffers to perform in close-quarters combat where mobility and responsiveness are key to survival. Without appropriate Mods or Overclocks the weapon's spread growth will prove to be a hindrance when firing on the move, often causing shots to land in poor spots or miss targets entirely. For this reason the weapon pairs excellently with the Zhukov NUK17 dual SMGs, which perform much better in situations such as these and have plenty of ammo to take out what few foes the M1000 can't handle.

Icons Campaign.png Unlocked through an assignment.
Requires Scout Level 10
Purchased for:
Credit.png 7600 Credits
Croppa 80 Croppa
Jadiz 120 Jadiz
Initial Stats
Damage 50
Magazine Size 8
Max Ammo 96
Rate of Fire
(per second)
4
Reload Time 2.5s
Focused Shot Damage Bonus +100%
Weakpoint Damage Bonus +10%
Armor Breaking 30%
Focus Mode Movement Speed 30%

Modifications[edit | edit source]

There are five tiers and each tier has up to three upgrades, only one upgrade can be equipped per tier.

Scout Upgrades
Mod Effect Description Price
Tier 1 Icon Upgrade Ammo.png
Expanded Ammo Bags
+32 Max Ammo You had to give up some sandwich-storage, but your total ammo capacity is increased!
Credit.png 1200 Credits
Bismor 25 Bismor
Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Increased Caliber Rounds
+20% Damage The good folk in R&D have been busy. The overall damage of your weapon is increased.
Credit.png 1200 Credits
Enor Pearl 25 Enor Pearl
Tier 2
Level 4
Icon Upgrade ChargeUp.png
Fast-Charging Coils
x1.6 Focus Speed Faster focus when holding down the trigger.
Credit.png 2000 Credits
Croppa 24 Croppa
Enor Pearl 15 Enor Pearl
Icon Upgrade Recoil.png
Better Weight Balance
x0.5 Recoil Improved hip-shot accuracy
Credit.png 2000 Credits
Croppa 15 Croppa
Bismor 24 Bismor
Tier 3
Level 8
Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png
Killer Focus
+25% Focused Shot Damage Bonus Greater focus damage bonus
Credit.png 2800 Credits
Magnite 50 Magnite
Enor Pearl 35 Enor Pearl
Icon Upgrade ClipSize.png
Extended Clip
+6 Clip Size The good thing about clips, magazines, ammo drums, fuel tanks... You can always get bigger variants.
Credit.png 2800 Credits
Jadiz 50 Jadiz
Enor Pearl 35 Enor Pearl
Tier 4
Level 12
Icon Upgrade BulletPenetration.png
Super Blowthrough Rounds
+3 Max Penetrations Shaped projectiles designed to over-penetrate targets with a minimal loss of energy. In other words: Fire straight through several enemies at once!
Credit.png 4800 Credits
Jadiz 72 Jadiz
Magnite 48 Magnite
Enor Pearl 50 Enor Pearl
Icon Upgrade Weakspot.png
Hollow-Point Bullets
+25% Weakpoint Damage Bonus Hit 'em where it hurts! Literally! We've upped the damage you'll be able to do to any creatures fleshy bits. You're welcome.
Credit.png 4800 Credits
Croppa 48 Croppa
Enor Pearl 50 Enor Pearl
Bismor 72 Bismor
Icon Upgrade ArmorBreaking.png
Hardened Rounds
+220% Armor Break Bonus We're proud of this one. Armor shredding. Tear through that high-impact plating of those big buggers like butter. What could be finer?
Credit.png 4800 Credits
Croppa 48 Croppa
Jadiz 72 Jadiz
Enor Pearl 50 Enor Pearl
Tier 5
Level 16
Icon Upgrade Stun.png
Hitting Where it Hurts
+100% Focused Shot Stun Chance Focused shots stagger the target
Credit.png 5600 Credits
Croppa 140 Croppa
Magnite 64 Magnite
Bismor 70 Bismor
Icon Upgrade ScareEnemies.png
Precision Terror
+Focus Shot Kill AoE Fear Killing your target with a focused shot to the weakspot will send nearby creatures fleeing with terror!
Credit.png 5600 Credits
Magnite 64 Magnite
Umanite 140 Umanite
Bismor 70 Bismor
Icon Upgrade Speed.png
Killing Machine
+Quick Reload After Kill You can perform a lightning-fast reload right after killing an enemy.
Credit.png 5600 Credits
Magnite 70 Magnite
Umanite 64 Umanite
Enor Pearl 140 Enor Pearl

Overclocks[edit | edit source]

M1000 Classic
Overclock Effect Description Price
Hoverclock
Frame Overclock Clean.png
Icon Overclock Slowdown.png


Pos.svg +Focused Shot Hover Your movement slows down for a few seconds while using focus mode in the air.
Credit.png 7350 Credits
Croppa 135 Croppa
Jadiz 65 Jadiz
Bismor 105 Bismor
Minimal Clips
Frame Overclock Clean.png
Icon Upgrade Ammo.png


Pos.svg +16 Max Ammo

Pos.svg -0.2 Reload Time

Make space for more ammo and speed up reloads by getting rid of dead weight on the clips.
Credit.png 8200 Credits
Jadiz 130 Jadiz
Magnite 75 Magnite
Enor Pearl 95 Enor Pearl
Active Stability System
Frame Overclock Balanced.png
Icon Upgrade MovementSpeed.png


Pos.svg +70% Focus Mode Movement Speed

Neg.svg -25% Focused Shot Damage Bonus

Focus without slowing down but the power drain from the coils lowers the power of the focused shots.
Credit.png 8150 Credits
Magnite 70 Magnite
Umanite 135 Umanite
Bismor 90 Bismor
Hipster
Frame Overclock Balanced.png
Icon Upgrade Aim.png


Pos.svg x1.75 Max Ammo

Pos.svg +3 Rate of Fire
Pos.svg x0.5 Recoil
Neg.svg x0.6 Damage

A rebalancing of weight distribution, enlarged vents and a reshaped grip result in a rifle that is more controllable when hip-firing in quick succession but at the cost of pure damage output.
Credit.png 8900 Credits
Croppa 125 Croppa
Umanite 80 Umanite
Enor Pearl 105 Enor Pearl
Electrocuting Focus Shots
Frame Overclock Unstable.png
Icon Upgrade Electricity.png


Pos.svg +Electrocuting Focus Shots

Neg.svg -25% Focused Shot Damage Bonus

Embedded capacitors in a copper core carry the electric charge from the EM coils used for focus shots and will electrocute the target at the cost of a reduced focus shot damage bonus.
Credit.png 8850 Credits
Croppa 95 Croppa
Umanite 75 Umanite
Bismor 120 Bismor
Supercooling Chamber
Frame Overclock Unstable.png
Icon Upgrade DamageGeneral.png


Pos.svg +125% Focused Shot Damage Bonus

Neg.svg x0.635 Max Ammo
Neg.svg x0.5 Focus Speed
Neg.svg x0 Focus Mode Movement Speed

Take the M1000'S focus mode to the extreme by supercooling the rounds before firing to improve their acceleration through the coils, but the extra coolant in the clips limits how much ammo you can bring.
Credit.png 8500 Credits
Jadiz 130 Jadiz
Magnite 70 Magnite
Enor Pearl 90 Enor Pearl


Stats Breakdown[edit | edit source]

Understanding the Weapon[edit | edit source]

Unique Modifications[edit | edit source]

Hitting Where It Hurts[edit | edit source]

Icon Upgrade Stun.png

Hitting Where It Hurts causes each charge shot from the M1000 Classic to stun a target at a rate of 100%.

Precision Terror[edit | edit source]

Icon Upgrade ScareEnemies.png

Precision Terror causes nearby enemies to be scared off in a 3.5m radius area-of-effect (AoE) when a nearby enemy is killed via a Focus Shot to a weakpoint. This modification helps the M1000 perform much better in Swarms by giving the player space to switch out to a secondary weapon such as the Zhukov NUK17s, which can easily deal with fleeing Glyphids.

Killing Machine[edit | edit source]

Icon Upgrade Speed.png

Killing Machine drastically reduces the M1000's reload time when attempting to manually reload right after killing an enemy. This Mod is best suited to hipfiring builds by allowing the M1000 to continue firing immediately after expending its clip.

Unique Overclocks[edit | edit source]

Hoverclock[edit | edit source]

Frame Overclock Clean.png
Icon Overclock Slowdown.png


Hoverclock is a Clean Overclock

Electrocuting Focus Shots[edit | edit source]

Frame Overclock Unstable.png
Icon Upgrade Electricity.png


Electrocuting Focus Shots is an Unstable Overclock

Skins[edit | edit source]

Full gallery of skins can be seen at Weapon Skins.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The M1000 Classic is based on the American M1 Garand semi-automatic rifle, and includes the trademark 'ping' when ejecting spent clips
  • Mission Control expresses fondness for the M1000 when unlocking it via its corresponding Weapon License Upgrade assignment. He calls it a "good choice", and it is the only weapon he doesn't express bemusement or caution with