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Battlefield Bad Company 2 Weapons Guide

When it comes to weapon selection in any FPS game, one should always choose the weapon that suits one’s gameplay.If we have  basic idea about all the available weapons in the game,we can easily select the one that suits our gameplay style.

Many out there might still be confused about the weapon selection in recently released FPS thriller Battlefield:Bad Company 2. Well, If you are one of those out there you can read the strengths and weakness of all the weapons available in BFBC2 multiplayer to have an idea.

Note:All the weapons won’t be available from the very beginning as you will have to unlock them by earning experience in the game.

Now lets get things started:

Assault Class Weapons
Assault weapons are good for those who like to play safe and shoot from distance.These weapons are good at long range (range is lesser than the sniper rifles).Some of them are accurate with less damage while others have more damage with more recoil. Lets see what sort of Assault rifles are included in BFBC 2

AEK971
This Russian Assault weapon is available from the start.It is  fully automatic assault rifle with recoil dampers.This weapon has become the standard  weapon of Russian army. Here are it’s stats:

Damage – 11/22
Accuracy – 13/22
Rate of Fire – 17/22

In short it’s an alternate for old Ak-47.

M16
This American assault rifle is famous for its accuracy and 3 round burst.It’s a classic weapon useful for players having patience and nerves of steel.You will need 47,000 assault points to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 11/22
Accuracy – 17/22
Rate of Fire – 17/22

M416
Its a fully automatic assault rifle more or less an upgrade of old M16 and M4 rifles.It has more damage than M16 but less accurate, all you need is 30000 assault points to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 15/22
Accuracy – 15/22
Rate of Fire – 13/22

AN94
Its another Russian semi-automatic rifle with 2 round burst.Weapon is famous among many special forces of Russia.28000 assault points are needed to unlock this weapon.Its stats are similar to that of M416.

Damage – 15/22
Accuracy – 15/22
Rate of Fire – 13/22

Xm8
A fully-automatic experimental weapon of US army.This weapon resembles more or less G36 of Germany.You only need 3000 assault points to unlock this fancy weapon.

Damage – 12/22
Accuracy – 15/22
Rate of Fire – 16/22

F2000

Its a Belgian assault rifle with various customizing options.Can fire faster than any other assault rifles in the game.8000 assault points are needed to unlock it.

Damage – 11/22
Accuracy – 9/22
Rate of Fire – 19/22

STG-77
Although this weapon facilitates mobility but its accuracy is lesser than other assault rifles.If you like to rush through the battlefield with an assault weapon in your hand than you may like this weapon more than the others.

Damage – 14/22
Accuracy – 11/22
Rate of Fire – 15/22

Engineer Class Weapons
Engineers play important role as they can repair the damaged vehicles with their skills.Following weapons are available in engineer class:

9A-91 Avtomat
This weapon is available from the start. Its a fully automatic Carbine weapon with more stopping power than any other 9mm. Not suggested for long range assault.

Damage – 9/22
Accuracy – 11/22
Rate of Fire – 13/22

SCAR
It’s a fully-automatic light weight sub machine gun. It is SMG so comes with the improved mobility and 3200 engineer points are needed to unlock this weapon.

AKS-740
It’s the short version of the AEK, useful at short range but not good for long range shooting.Need 6500 points to unlock this one.

Damage – 9/22
Accuracy – 13/22
Rate of Fire – 15/22

X8-Compact
Its a compact version of the XM8 rifle. This weapon basically has been designed for personal defense only.You need 6500 points to unlock this weapon.

Uzi
Uzi is a famous weapon in SMG category.It’s high fire rate and descent stopping power makes it a formidable short range weapon. 26000 engineer points are needed to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 8/22
Accuracy – 9/22
Rate of Fire – 19/22

UMP.45
Its an accurate SMG slightly more damage  than Uzi. It can be useful in crowded areas of the map, 43000 points are needed for its unlock.

PP-2000
Its a modern Russian SMG and  has the highest fire rate in the game(even more than Uzi), 32000 points are needed for its unlock.

Damage – 7/22
Accuracy – 9/22
Rate of Fire – 22/22

Recon Class Weapons
Weapons belonging to this class are usually long range weapons like snipers.

Type 88 Sniper
This semi-automatic rifle is usually equipped with red dot sight for accurate mid range shooting.You need 2200 recon points to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 14/22
Accuracy – 17/22
Rate of Fire – 6/22

SV98 Snaiperskaya
This Russian rifle with scope is an effective for long range targets.6000 recon points are needed to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 13/22
Accuracy – 18/22
Rate of Fire – 6/22

GOL Sniper Magnum
This highly accurate and reliable rifle is available in a wide range of configurations.This bolt action sniper has been used by German police.You need 21000 recon points to unlock this rifle.Full marks for its stopping power and accuracy.

Damage – 18/22
Accuracy – 22/22
Rate of Fire – 4/22

M24 Sniper
Its another bolt action sniper rifle available from the start.It has descent accuracy can be effective for long range kills.

Damage – 19/22
Accuracy – 20/22
Rate of Fire – 3/22

M95 Sniper
Its a  bolt action version of the M82A1 weapon  with reduced size.Its smaller size makes this weapon preferable as mobility of the unit increases compared to other weapons.You need 34000 recon points to unlock this weapon.

SVU Snaiperskaya Short
This is a shorter version of old SV98.Its a silenced weapon with lesser damage but increased fire rate.You need 15000 recon points to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 13/22
Accuracy – 18/22
Rate of Fire – 6/22

VSS Vintores
Its a light weight sniper rifle with a sound suppressor.It has high penetration power inspite of being light weight, 26000 recon points are needed to unlock this weapon.

Damage – 9/22
Accuracy – 14/22
Rate of Fire – 13/22

Medic Class Weapons
Are you a good healer?If yes then you should be interested in the following weapons available in medic class. Obviously medics too can’t move in the battlefield without any weapons.Can they?

Type 88 LMG
Since its  LMG, mobility with this weapon is slow.It has a descent range with considerable stopping power.8600 medic points is its price in the game.

Damage – 12/22
Accuracy – 11/22
Rate of Fire – 14/22

MG36
Its a LMG version of German G36.It is equipped with red dot sight and drum magazine for faster reloading, 42000 points are needed for it’s unlock.

Damage – 9/22
Accuracy – 14/22
Rate of Fire – 16/2

PKM LMG
This Russian high calibre machinegun is famous for its power and reliability and is unlocked from the beginning.

Damage – 11/22
Accuracy – 11/22
Rate of Fire – 14/22

XM8 LMG
Its a LMG version of XM8 assault rifle.It contains a duel drum magazine so that it can cause more damage than the same version of assault rifle, 34000 medic points is it’s unlock requirement.

Damage – 9/22
Accuracy – 13/22
Rate of Fire – 16/22

MG3
Its an upgraded version of old MG42 used in WWII.It has got a descent fire rate and stopping power, 57000 points are needed to use this weapon.

Damage – 7/22
Accuracy – 9/22
Rate of Fire – 22/22

M60 LMG
Its an important American rifle and its design has been inspired greatly by WWII LMG’s, 25000 medic points are required to unlock this one.

Damage – 13/22
Accuracy – 12/22
Rate of Fire – 15/22

M249
This American weapon was originally designed in Belgium.Its an efficient LMG with a descent fire rate and damage. 3300 points is it’s unlock requirement.

Damage – 10/22
Accuracy – 11/22
Rate of Fire – 16/22

This wraps up all the available weapons in BFBC2 multiplayer. If I have missed any weapon do let me know so that it can be added in the list. What are you waiting for?Choose the weapon  you like and start pawning!