PKR Maelstrom

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PKR Maelstrom
PKR Maelstrom.png
Weapon Type Shotgun
Rarity Rare
Faction Korolev
Unlock Level 5
Weight 25 Weight icon.png
Buy Price 22,000 KMarks.png
Faction Reputation 66
Damage 7
Weakspot Multiplier 1.2
Penetration 23
Firerate 0.4
Projectile Speed 30000
Movement Multiplier 1
Reload time 2.2s
Magazine Size 8


The PKR Maelstrom is a Rare automatic shotgun manufactured by Korolev. It is able to quickly dispatch of any close-quarters threat a prospector might encounter.


The PKR Maelstrom can have 8 different Attachments installed on it, one for each slot. The type of attachment must be compatible with the weapons type, so only attachments that have Shotgun as a category can be installed onto a PKR Maelstrom.

In-Game Description

A semi-automatic shotgun, it's heavy and a poor choice at range, but utterly devastating up close.


Korolev's first attempt at a building a phase weapon, the Phase-Kinetic Reactive ""Maelstrom's"" ammo pack carries more than enough energy to fulminate whatever gets in its way in a matter of seconds, provided it's close enough.

Detailed Stats

Stat Value
Ammo Type Shotgun Ammo
Direct Damage 7 Damage
Weakspot Multiplier 1.2×
Pellets per shot 6 Pellets
Penetration 20 Penetration
Refire Rate 0.4s
Rounds per minute (RPM) 150 Shots
Projectile Speed 300 m/s
Falloff Range 1.0m-3.0m
Falloff Multiplier 0.5×
Magazine Size 8 Bullets
Reload Time 2.2s
Equip Time 1s
Unequip Time 0.5s


This item is used in the following missions, jobs, upgrades, printing recipes:


This item is not required to complete any missions.


This item is required to complete the following jobs.

And two smoking Barrels

Update History

PKR Maelstrom
  • REduced spread by 20%.
Patch 1.3.5
  • Reduced recoil.
  • Increased spread to be more in line with that of other shotguns.
  • Hip fire spread 3.5 --> 5
  • ADS spread 3 --> 4.5
  • Weapon spread increase Speed 0.5 --> 0.65
  • Reduced camera shaking intensity.
Closed Beta 2.5
  • Damage reduced from 8 to 7
Closed Beta 2.3
  • Reduced weight to 25
Closed Beta 2.2
  • Damage increased from 7 to 8