M-27 Scimitar is a Shotgun Weapon in Mass Effect 2. M-27 Scimitar is manufactured by Ariake Technologies. Shotguns are brute force Weapons that deal tremendous damage at close range. They may have a slow rate of fire, but if a shell is delivered point-blank, you may need only one squeeze of the trigger.
An elite military shotgun capable of rapid fire, this weapon is deadly at short range, but ineffective at long range. Effective against shields and biotic barriers, but weak against armor. Upgrades the Katana Shotgun.
Manufactured by Ariake Technologies, the Scimitar features twin mass effect generators, giving it a more rapid rate of fire than a traditional shotgun. This weapon was created for the Eclipse mercenary band, but is rapidly becoming popular with Blood Pack mercs, as well.
M-27 Scimitar Information
- Manufactured by Ariake Technologies
- Type: Shotguns
- Related Powers: Cryo Ammo, Disruptor Ammo, Incendiary Ammo and Concussive Shot
- Accuracy: Low
- Recoil: Moderate
- Fire Mode: Semi-Automatic
- Ammo per Clip: 8
- Clip Size: 16
M-27 Scimitar Location
There are tree ways to acquire the M-27 Scimitar. The first one, is during Samara's recruitment mission "Dossier: The Justicar" on Illium. Can be found in the room with a weapons locker, after taking the elevator to the mercenary base, and fighting through the first wave of Eclipse mercenaries.
A second M-27 Scimitar can be found in the room prior to the Gunship fight.
And finally, the third M-27 Scimitar can be found after your encounter with Niftu Cal, just before the final encounter with Captain Wasea.
Also, if you didn't pick up at any of these locations, it will be awarded at the end of the mission.
M-27 Scimitar Availability
M-27 Scimitar Available Upgrades
- Microphasic Pulse: Increases damage by 50% against shields and biotic barriers.
- Thermal Sink: Shotguns, heavy shotguns and assault shotguns double their rounds.
- Synchronized Pulsar: Provides +10% shotgun damage.
M-27 Scimitar Tips & Notes
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