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The M-27 Scimitar is a semi-automatic shotgun in Mass Effect 2. It is acquired during Samara's recruitment mission. It is the best semi-automatic shotgun.


The M-27 Scimitar has a 16 rounds, and 8 rounds per clip (before upgrades). Through player driven tests, It has been determined that it has a a base DPS of 103 damage per second. According to an official post on the Bioware forums, it does 1.5 extra damage to shields and barriers. This makes it an effective weapon against enemies with shields (such as Geth) or barriers (such as Collectors).

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