R97 Shotgun

Shotgun manufactured by Gemini
R97 - x2 with 2 clips - Flat.jpg
R97 Shotgun
ManufacturerGemini (GMNI)
Base price1,177 aUEC
Mass4 kg
Production stateIntroduced in Alpha 3.1
Damage typeBallistic
Effective range15 m (shotgun), 35 m (single)
Fire rate300 rpm (shotgun), 150 rpm (single)
Fire modeShotgun, single
Muzzle velocity300 m/s
MagazineR97 Shotgun Magazine (10 cap)
OpticsEmpty (S1 max)
UnderbarrelEmpty (S2 max)

The R97 Shotgun is a 12-gauge, semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Gemini. It can be fired in the widespread shotgun mode and focused single mode that trade damage with additional range. It has an effective range of 15 meters in shotgun mode and 35 meters in single mode.[1]

In-game description

The R97 combines sleek design and stopping power for an elegant and effective close quarters weapon. This ballistic shotgun from Gemini features two distinct fire modes — a semi-auto wide spread mode ideal for dealing quick damage and a focused mode that offers increased range at the expense of some power. This combat flexibility has made the R97 a popular personal defense weapon across the Empire.


Damage drop 1.2 / m
Max range 600 m
Pellets per shot 12
Damage per pellet: Normal / Single 1.80 / 2
Damage over distance
Type 0 m 15 m 20 m 25 m 50 m
Alpha Shotgun 21.60 21.60 15.96 15.96 15.96
DPS Shotgun 108 108 79.80 79.80 79.80
Alpha Single 24 24 18 15.96 15.96
DPS Single 60 60 45 39.90 39.90

Buyable at

Last updated with info from patch 3.12.1.

Location Store Price (aUEC) Editions
Area18 Cubby Blast 1177 Default
GrimHex Skutters 1388 Default


Image Name Description
R97 - Default - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
(Default) Classic Gemini Dark Grey colouring


R97 - x2 with 2 clips - Flat.jpg
R97 - Dark background - Above Right.jpg
R97 - Dark background - Below Right.jpg
R97 - Black background - Right.png
R97 - x2 with 2 bullets and a clip - Flat.jpg
R97 - On dark background - Upper Right.jpg
R97 - Opened - Below Left.jpg
R97 - x2 with 4 clips - Flat.jpg

R97 - Standard skin - Shop display.jpg


The R97 Shotgun is introduced in Alpha 3.1.[2]

See also


  1. In-game description in Alpha 3.12
  2. Star Citizen Alpha 3.1.0 patch notes. Comm-Link. Retrieved 2021-02-12
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