For the Quake Live version see Heavy Machine Gun
The Heavy Machine Gun is a weapon in Quake Champions, it fires hitscan Bullets each dealing 10 points of damage with good accuracy. It is a improvement over the normal Machinegun and deals higher damage per bullet.
|“||The Heavy Machinegun ups the firerate and damage over the starting variety, but the same properties still apply. Compared to the Lightning Gun, the spread on the HMG allows for a little more leniency in aiming in exchange for lower damage, but with the added ability of being able to return fire against champions holding the Railgun.||”|
—Quake Champions Overview
- Use the Heavy Machine Gun to return fire against long range enemies with the Railgun.
- The Heavy Machine Gun can be used to finish off wounded opponents hit by a Rocket Launcher.
- Circle strafing around your target also helps if the opponent has a slow firing weapon.
- The Heavy Machine Gun is a returning weapon from Quake Live, the design of the weapon is similiar now with a grey color scheme.