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Apex Legends R-99 stats: DPS, TTK, spray pattern, R99 SMG tips

R-99 time-to-kill and other stats

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The R-99 is rightly feared and coveted by a majority of Apex Legends players, rightly so as the fastest-firing gun in the game. This quick and deadly SMG is capable of tearing apart a full armoured opponent in less than a second, provided you hit your shots.

Our Apex Legends R-99 guide will walk you through various useful things to know about this supremely potent SMG, from damage and fire rate to time-to-kill (TTK) stats. So let’s get started, and see why the R-99 is the favourite SMG of many an Apex Legends veteran.

This R-99 guide is just one tiny part of our massive Apex Legends tips series, which we’ve packed with general info and advanced tips and tricks. If you’re looking for comparative stats on all the weapons in Apex Legends together, look no further than our Apex Legends guns & weapons guide.

Apex Legends R-99 stats – DPS, TTK, fire rate

The below tables go through just about every statistic that might be useful to know about the R-99 SMG. The first gives basic stats, and the second gives the Time To Kill (TTK) under different circumstances.

R-99 stats (basic)

Name R-99 SMG
Ammo Light Rounds
Mag Size 20/22/24/27
Tactical/Full Reload 1.80s/2.45s
DPS 198
Body/Head/Leg DMG 11/16.5/8.8
Fire Rate (SPS) 18
Att. Slots Barrel, Mag, Optic, Stock
Modes Auto
Projectile Speed 21000
Draw Time 0.35s
ADS Movement Speed
(% of non-ADS speed)
Max Headshot Distance 1500

R-99 stats (TTK)

Note: the below figures are displayed in the format of how long it takes to deal 100/150/175/200 HP damage, as this reflects the TTK depending on the enemy’s Body Shield quality.

DMG Type DMG Shots To Kill Time To Kill
Bodyshots 11 10/14/16/19 0.50s/0.72s/
Headshots vs
No Helmet
16.5 7/10/11/13 0.33s/0.50s/
Headshots vs
Lvl 1 Helmet (10%)
14.85 7/11/12/14 0.33s/0.56s/
Headshots vs
Lvl 2 Helmet (20%)
13.2 8/12/14/16 0.39s/0.61s/
Headshots vs
Lvl 3/4 Helmet (25%)
12.38 9/13/15/17 0.44s/0.67s/

All Apex Legends Weapons

Click any of the links below to head over to another individual weapon page within our Apex Legends series. For an overview of how gunplay works and comparative stats on all the guns in Apex Legends, check out our larger Apex Legends guns & weapons guide.

Assault Rifles SMGs/LMGs Shotguns Snipers Pistols
VK-47 Flatline Alternator Mozambique Longbow DMR P2020
Havoc Prowler Peacekeeper Triple Take RE-45 Auto
Hemlok R-99 EVA-8 Auto Kraber .50-CAL Wingman
R-301 Carbine M600 Spitfire Mastiff Charge Rifle
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