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Apex Legends R-301 Carbine stats [Season 9]: damage, handling, and more

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The faithful R-301 Carbine is one of the favourite guns of many an Apex Legends player. Its high rate of fire and DPS is combined with a wonderful absence of recoil, allowing you to turn enemies even at longer ranges into swiss cheese. Our Apex Legends R-301 Carbine stats page will go through the various stats that you ought to know before using this powerful Assault Rifle.


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Apex Legends R-301 Carbine stats

The R-301 Carbine is one of the most accurate weapons in Apex Legends, and the fact that its main disadvantage (a low natural magazine capacity) can be overcome with the right attachment makes it one of the strongest and most reliable mid-range weapons available. The high rate of fire gives this low-damage weapon a very respectable DPS, but the real strength of the Carbine is the fact that you can hit your shots much more easily than with almost any other gun. It's just that accurate.

The below sections go through just about every statistic that might be useful to know about the R-301 Carbine in Apex Legends. The first gives basic stats, the second focuses on damage, and the third section displays various handling stats for the R-301.


R-301 Carbine basic stats

  • Weapon Type: Assault Rifle
  • Ammo: Light
  • Firing Modes: Full-Auto, Single
  • Attachment Slots: Barrel, Mag, Optic, Stock, Hop-Up
    • Hop-Up: Anvil Receiver
  • Mag Size: 18
    • With Extended Mags: 20/25/28

R-301 Carbine damage stats

  • Damage (Body/Head/Leg): 14/25/11
    • Anvil Receiver Damage: 35/63/28
  • RPM: 816
  • Body DPS: 182
  • Body Shots To Kill: 8/11/13/15/17
    • Fortified: 9/13/15/17/19
  • Max Headshot Distance: 11,828m
  • Projectile Speed: 29,000

R-301 Carbine handling stats

  • Tactical Reload Time: 2.40s
    • Full Reload Time: 3.20s
  • Draw Time: 0.60s
  • ADS Movement Speed: 50%

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 weapon stats guide.

Assault Rifles Havoc, Hemlok, R-301 Carbine, VK-47 Flatline
SMGs Alternator, Prowler, R-99, Volt
LMGs Devotion, L-Star EMG, M600 Spitfire
Marksman 30-30 Repeater, Bocek Bow, G7 Scout, Triple Take
Snipers Charge Rifle, Kraber .50-CAL, Longbow DMR, Sentinel
Shotguns EVA-8 Auto, Mastiff, Mozambique, Peacekeeper
Pistols P2020, RE-45 Auto, Wingman

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