To win a war, you need weapons, and if you want to purchase them in Mass Effect 3, you need credits. Spending credits on the regular weapons that can be found for free during different missions is a waste of the precious resource.
If you are having difficulty in spotting these weapons, then the following guide will help you in finding them. For more help on Mass Effect 3, read our War Assets, Armor Locations and Armor Sets Guide.
Mass Effect 3 Weapons Locations
Following are the weapons you can use against your enemies in Mass Effect 3, listed by category.
Location. You will get this weapon during Prologue.
Location. During Priority: Mars mission, before you enter the archive chamber, head inside the security room off the main path to find the weapon.
Location. During Grissom Academy Investigation mission, you will find the weapon after you leave the classroom in the hallway.
Location. Tuchanka: Turian Platoon mission, when you come across some dead Turians, look beside the bodies to find this rifle.
Location. You can have the weapon after coming across the engineer. Take him out and search the rest room for the weapon.
Geth Pulse Rifle
Location. During Priority: Geth Dreadnaught mission, when you get into the control room, the rifle can be found on the shelf.
Location. You will get this weapon during Priority: Horizon mission.
Location. You will get this weapon during Priority: Cerberus HQ mission.
Mass Effect 3 Pistols
Location. This will be your first weapon during Prologue.
Location. During Priority: Sur’Kesh mission, when Mordin asks you to reactivate the elevator power source. Look for it on the floor.
Location. During Priority: Tuchanka mission, the weapon can be found on the ground just before the Reaper starts shooting the laser at you.
Location. You will get this weapon during Priority: The Citadel mission. In C-Sec HQ, from the dark hallway, you will find one office locked. To open it, follow the path to the console. Once the door is unlocked, you can grab your weapon from inside the room.
Location. Arrae: Ex-Cerberus Scientists side-mission is the time when you get this weapon. You can find the weapon in the maintenance hallway before you can climb the ladder.
Location. It can be obtained during Priority: Geth Dreadnought mission. You can see the weapon being delivered to Tali.
Mass Effect 3 Submachine Guns
Location. During Priority: Mars mission, you can find the weapon in the security room where Liara also works.
Location. During Tuchanka: Turian Platoon mission, you will find the weapon deep inside the caves before you climb the ladder after defeating the enemies.
Location. During Priority: Citadel mission, when you take the elevator above, the weapon can be found to the right side to find it.
Location. You will get this weapon during Priority: Horizon mission. Explore the right wing of the early lab to find the M-12.
Mass Effect 3 – Sniper Rifles
Location. During Priority: Mars mission, when you climb down the ladder, explore the nearby section to find the weapon.
Location. You will find the weapon during Priority: Palaven mission. Look for the weapon on the boxes placed in the center of the Turian camp.
Location. Priority: Sur’Kesh mission is the time when you acquire this weapon. The weapon can be found on a bench where Mordin asks you to reset the elevator power source.
Location. During Tuchanka: Bomb side mission, after the first enemy wave zone, you will soon spot the weapon on a ramp.
Location. Priority: Thessia mission is the time when you acquire this weapon.
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