Apex Legends Peacekeeper Shotgun: Damage Stats, How To Use Like A Pro, Skins And More

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There's a certain sense of nostalgia surrounding the Peacekeeper shotgun.

Whilst the likes of the Mastiff and EVA-8 have made their way to the Battle Royale title in recent months, the Peacekeeper remains the OG shotgun for long-serving members of the Apex community.

On this page, we're going to tell you everything you need to know about the Peacekeeper, including whether this vintage shotgun still has the necessary power to force its way into your inventory.

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Peacekeeper Basic Information

Here is the basic information that you need to know about the Peacekeeper:

  • Weapon Type: Shotgun
  • Firing Modes: Single
  • Ammo Type: Shotgun Shells
  • Magazine Size: 5
  • Range: Close
  • Tac Reload Time: 2.5s
  • Full Reload Time: 3.5s
  • Rate of Fire: 44 RPM
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  • Projectile Speed: 16,000 UPS

Peacekeeper Damage Stats

How much damage does a Peacekeeper do in Apex? That's what you really need to know. Just below you'll find the damage stats for the Peacekeeper. Do note these are just the basic damage stats and do not reflect stats for Fortified Legends (Caustic, Gibraltar)where damage stats are typically reduced by 15%.

Target Damage Shots To Kill: 100HP 150HP 175HP 200HP 225HP
Head12112222
Level 1 Helmet12112222
Level 2 Helmet11012223
Level 3/4 Helmet11012223
Body9922233
Leg7722333

Peacekeeper Attachments

All short-range optics work with the gun, so you can use Holo, HCOG, Variable Holo and even the Digital Threat Legendary attachment with it.

A shotgun bolt can be fitted to increase reload speed, while a Precision Choke hop-up can be fitted to narrow the spread of each shot. That essentially increases the gun’s lethality, so you should definitely be looking for it when possible.

Sights

  • 1x Holo
  • 1x HCOG Classic
  • 1x-2x Variable Holo
  • 2x HCOG Bruiser
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  • 1x Digital Threat

Other

  • Shotgun Bolt

Peacekeeper Skins

At the time of writing, there are a total of 65 weapon skins available for the Peacekeeper. This includes 14 Legendary, 10 Epic, 25 Rare and 16 Common.

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The prices of the skins range from 30 CM (Common) to 1,200 CM (Legendary).

Peacekeeper Review - Is It Good?

We made a big deal above about how the Peacekeeper looks, but it’s also a devastating shotgun. Its small magazine size means accuracy is key, something helped by using the Precision Choke hop-up mod.

Thankfully, the gun hits like a truck – meaning you can do a huge amount of damage, killing unarmored enemies in a single shot and fully-armoured ones in just two.