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The Family Business is a pump action shotgun for the Heavy released on June 23, 2011 during the Uber Update. The weapon has an increase in ammo clip size by 40% but at the cost of doing 15% less damage.

This weapon is part of the Black Market Business set which consist of:

*The set does not add any additional stats while on

Weapon Abilities

  • +40% clip size (from 6 to 8)
  • -15% Damage

Weapon Stats

  • Pellet Count: 10
  • Base Damage: 5 damage per pellet
  • Point Blank: 74-76
  • Medium Range: 20-52
  • Long Range: 3-22
  • Critical Hit: 15 damage per pellet
  • Mini-Crit: 7 damage per pellet
  • Attack Speed: 0.625 seconds
  • Reload Speed: 0.50 seconds per shell
  • Ammo: 8
  • Max Ammo Held: 32

*10 pellets are shot per ammo counted shot.

How to Unlock

x1 Reclaimed Metal + x1 Frontier Justice + x1 Homewrecker

or

x1 Class Token - Heavy + x1 Slot Token - Secondary + x1 Scrap Metal = 1 in 4 chance of getting either Sandvich, Dalokohs Bar, Buffalo Steak Sandvich or Family Business

Can also be purchased in the Mann Co. Store or Dropped

Additional Info

  • Released: Uber Update (June 23, 2011)
  • Tradable: Yes
  • Giftable: Yes
  • Craftable: Yes
  • Nameable: Yes
  • Use in Medieval Maps: No
  • Price in Mann Co. Store: $4.99 / £3.49 / 3.74€

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