Bolt Action Rifles In BGMI: All You Need to Know

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) offers a variety of weapons such as Assault Rifles (ARs), SubMachine Guns (SMGs), Light Machine Guns (LMGs), Designated Marksman Rifles (DMR), Sniper Rifles and Pistols. Each weapon has its own utility and players should try and use every weapon to have utmost knowledge of those weapons. In this article we will talk about Bolt Action Rifles or Sniper Rifles in BGMI.

What are Bolt Action Rifles in BGMI

The Bolt Action Rifles in BGMI are one shot weapons and can be the most effective in long range battles. There are various kinds of Sniper Rifles in BGMI such as Kar98, M24, Mosin Nagant, Arctic Warfare Magnum (AWM) and the Lynx Anti Material Rifle (AMR). Each weapon has its pros and cons and players are required to practice with these weapons on a daily basis in order to master them. 

These are the Bolt Action Rifles in BGMI and their stats:

AWM: The AWM is an Air Drop weapon which makes it a special weapon. It is one of the most powerful weapons in BGMI as it can easily break level 3 helmets and vests. The weapon works best when used with a suppressor and 8x scope attachment. 

These are the stats of AWM:

  • Ammunition – 300 Magnum.

  • Damage – 105.

  • Magazine – 5 (without extended magazine).

  • Reload Speed – 4.6 seconds.

AWM

Kar98: The Kar98 is the most popular Bolt Action Rifle in BGMI. It uses 7.62mm ammunition and can be effective in long range battles. Players are required to hit headshots with this weapon as body shots won’t deal as much damage. 

These are the stats of Kar98:

  • Ammunition – 7.62mm.

  • Damage – 79.

  • Magazine – 5.

  • Reload Speed – 4 seconds.

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Kar98

M24: The M24 also uses 7.62mm ammunition but has a slightly increased reload time and deals less damage compared to the Kar98. It is a great alternative to the Kar98 and is the most effective with 4x and 8x scope attachments.

These are the stats of M24:

  • Ammunition – 7.62mm.

  • Damage – 75.

  • Magazine – 5 (without extended magazine).

  • Reload Speed – 4.2 seconds.

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M24

Mosin Nagant: The Mosin Nagant was introduced in BGMI in 2022. It has a lot of similarities to the Kar98 in terms of damage, magazine size and reload speed. But it’s only downside is that it has a significant bullet drop when compared to other 7.62mm Bolt Action Rifles.

These are the stats of Mosin Nagant:

  • Ammunition – 7.62mm.

  • Damage – 79.

  • Magazine – 5.

  • Reload Speed – 4 seconds.

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Mosin Nagant

AMR: The AMR is an Air Drop weapon and was recently introduced in BGMI. It is one of the most dangerous Bolt Action Rifles and unlike other Snipers, it can fire back to back shots without having to reload. It deals the highest damage when compared to other weapons and can easily knockdown and finish enemies wearing Level 3 helmets and vests. 

These are the stats of AMR:

  • Ammunition – .50 BMG.

  • Damage – 118.

  • Magazine – 5.

  • Reload Speed – 4.6 seconds.

Bolt Action Rifles In BGMI All You Need to Know

Lynx AMR

Players who wish to master these Bolt Action Rifles will have to rigorously practice with them as these weapons require precision in long range fights. The Kar98 and M24 are one of the best for beginners compared to the AMR as it has a higher vertical recoil compared to any weapon in the game.