Karna Rifle

Assault rifle manufactured by Kastak Arms
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Karna Rifle
ManufacturerKastak Arms (KSAR)
ClassificationAssault rifle
Base price4,377 aUEC
Mass6.9 kg
Production stateIntroduced in Alpha 3.3.0
Damage typePlasma
Effective range50 m
Fire rate500 rpm (rapid), 700 rpm (burst), 60 rpm (charge)
Fire modeRapid, burst, charge
Muzzle velocity600 m/s
MagazineKarna Rifle Battery (30 cap)
OpticsEmpty (S2 max)
BarrelEmpty (S2)
UnderbarrelEmpty (S2 max)

The Karna Rifle, produced by Kastak Arms, is a plasma-based, selective-fire assault rifle with a maximum effective range of 50 meters. This weapon is designed for mid-range combat and offers a range of firing modes, including burst, charged, and full-auto, to enable rapid and flexible responses to changing tactical situations. In addition to its impressive firepower, the Karna Rifle is also highly regarded for its robust construction and reliability, making it a favored choice among Kastak Arms' extensive arsenal of weapons. Its popularity is a testament to its exceptional performance and durability in the field.[1]


Damage drop 0.11 / m
Max range 1200 m
Type 0 m 25 m 50 m 100 m
Alpha 8.22 8.22 6.13 1.30
DPS Single 95.90 95.90 71.52 15.17
DPS Burst (3) 68.50 68.50 51.08 10.83
Charge (3)* 21.21 21.21 19.12 13.62
  • at 60 rpm, Alpha equals DPS

Buyable at

Last updated with info from patch 3.11.1

Location Store Price (aUEC) Editions
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Image Name Description
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(Default) Dark grey colouring with dark red accents.



The Karna Rifle was formerly known as the Berserker in the early concept art. It is introduced in Alpha 3.3.0.[2]


  1. In-game survey. Alpha 3.12.0 - Star Citizen
  2. Star Citizen Alpha 3.3.0 release. Comm-Link. Retrieved 2021-02-12
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