The Chains of Command
Item 17
Price: 30 Shilling
Creator: Svdl (Model)
+50% faster firing speed
+35% clip size
50% more accurate
-60% damage penalty
65% slower reload time
On miss: Decreased fire rate

The Chains of Command is a secondary weapon for the Soldier. It's a SMG type weapon with chains at the beginning of the weapon's barrel, and with a handle over the weapon.

The weapon itself was introduced shortly after The Matador. While the gun is called a shotgun, and has simularities to one, being that the weapon is more accurate than a normal shotgun, and fires faster than any, it makes the weapon itself work like a minigun. It contains 10 bullets and will shoot quickly if you keep hitting the enemy. Otherwise, the fire rate will be lowered.

Damage and Function timesEdit

Damage and Function Times
Damage type Bullet
Maximum ramp-up 150% 4.2 / pellet
Base damage 100% 2.5 / pellet
Maximum fall-off 50% 1.3 / pellet
Critical 12.6 / pellet
Mini-crit 5.6-8.5 / pellet
Pellet count 10
Pellet spread 60:1
Function Times
Attack interval 0.3125/0.625 s
Reload (first) 1.65 s
Reload (consecutive) 0.825 s


This weapon is a prefarable weapon in a room with space or outdoors. The weapon is very hard to use close-combat and needs a bit of space to handle. This weapon makes a great combo with The Matador, since when the enemies are mid-air, it becomes easier to hit them. By using the matador's increased push force, it sends the target more straight into the air and gives you more time to hit them.


  • This weapon is one of the weapons that survived the transition from AW to AW2
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