SMG manufactured by Behring Applied Technology
StarCitizen-Preview BEHR P8SC 01-pcgh.jpg
ManufacturerBehring Applied Technology (BEHR)
Base price2,091 aUEC
Production stateIntroduced in Alpha 3.0
Damage typeBallistic
Effective range30 m
Fire rate800 rpm
Fire modeRapid, burst (3)
Caliber10 mm
Muzzle velocity550 m/s
MagazineP8-SC SMG Magazine (45 cap)
OpticsEmpty (S1 max)
BarrelEmpty (S1)
UnderbarrelEmpty (S1 max)

The P8-SC SMG is a 10-mm, selective-fire submachine gun manufactured by Behring Applied Technology. It has an effective range of 30 meters and can be fired in rapid or burst mode. It has a folding stock. It is the standard submachine gun for the United Empire of Earth Marines.[1]


Damage drop 0.10 / m
Max range 950 m
Damage over distance
Type 0 m 25 m 30 m 40 m 50 m
Alpha 4.44 4.04 3.54 2.54 2.04
DPS 65.80 60.47 53.80 40.47 27.13
DPS Burst 65.80 60.13 53.05 38.88 24.72

Buyable at

Last updated with info from patch 3.12.1.

Location Store Price (aUEC) Editions
R&R ARC-L1 Live Fire Weapons 2250 Midnight
Area18 CenterMass 2260 Desert Shadow, Midnight, Nightstalker
R&R CRU-L1 Live Fire Weapons 2169 Boneyard, Stormfall
R&R HUR-L1 Live Fire Weapons 2293 Desert Shadow, Nightstalker
R&R HUR-L4 Live Fire Weapons 2334 Warhawk
R&R MIC L1 Live Fire Weapons 2250 Midnight
New Babbage CenterMass 2260 Desert Shadow, Midnight, Nightstalker
Port Olisar Live Fire Weapons 2166 Stormfall, Warhawk


Image Name Description
P8-SC - Standard skin - Shop display.jpg
(Default) Very light grey colouring with Dark Grey accents (Currently not in-game for 3.12.1)


(All are available in-game only)

Image Name Description
P8SC - Boneyard - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Boneyard" Light grey colouring with gold accents
P8SC - Desert Shadow - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Desert Shadow" Sand and dark tan colouring
P8SC - Midnight - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Midnight" Dark grey colouring
P8SC - Nightstalker - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Nightstalker Light and dark grey square pattern
P8SC - Stormfall - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Stormfall" Light and dark grey camo colouring
P8SC - Warhawk - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
"Warhawk" Army camo colouring

Special editions

Image Name Description
P8-SC Executive Edition SMG Star Marine loadout.jpg
"Executive" Not available as of Alpha 3.12.
"Red Alert" Introduced in 2952 CitizenCon as part of the "Red Alert" Weapons & Armor Collection gear pack or could be purchased alone for USD$5.00.[2] The “Red Alert” edition mixes grey and a vibrant red for a bold and dynamic design.



The P8-SC SMG is introduced in Alpha 3.0.[3]


  • In October 2019 it was revealed that the P8-SC SMG had been the most popular submachine gun for the January–October period of the same year, with 418,575 aggregate kills.[4]

See also


  1. In-game survey in Alpha 3.12
  2. RSI Subscription store: GEAR - P8C-S "RED ALERT" SMG. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-12-20
  3. Star Citizen Alpha 3.0.0 patch notes. Transmission - Comm-Link. Retrieved 2021-02-12
  4. Playable Now - The Stats. Transmission - Comm-Link. Retrieved 2021-02-28
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