How to get more ammo in Starfield

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September 13, 2023: Starfield is finally out now, so make sure you know how to get more ammo using our guide.

Thanks to an extensive selection of guns and weapons, knowing how to get more ammo in Starfield is essential information if you're looking to take on plenty of enemies on your journey through the Starfield galaxy.

There's nothing worse than running low on bullets when attempting to defeat pirates or looking to make the most of the best sniper builds, capable of dealing huge amounts of damage to anyone in the surrounding area.

Before we reveal how to get more ammo in Starfield, don't forget to take a look at our other guides revealing how to upgrade your ship and the max level to reach.

How to get more ammo in Starfield

Although the exact methods on how to get more ammo in Starfield haven't appeared yet, we expect the game to feature plenty of options to guarantee your magazine never runs dry in the heat of battle.

Here are just a few methods that are likely to yield plenty of bullets:


Looting is bound to be a simple, and effective, method of obtaining ammunition in Starfield. With most buildings in each city featuring containers to open, there's a possibility you can add a few extra rounds to your inventory.

Of course, there's a chance containers don't have any ammo inside them, so it's best not to rely on this particular method if you're after a steady supply.

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Although the ability to craft Starfield ammo hasn't been confirmed, we already know you can earn recipes by completing research projects. These recipes could allow you to craft specific ammo types if you've got the right ingredients.

Once the game is out, we'll update the guide with everything you need to know.

All Starfield ammo types

Not all guns use the same ammo in Starfield which is good to know depending on which weapons are in your possession. It's a standard part of how combat works in Bethesda's latest release.

Here are all of the known Starfield ammo types and the weapons capable of firing the rounds:

As we acquire new weapons, we'll add them to the list so you know which ammo is required to use them to eliminate any nearby enemies.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about how to get more ammo types. For more Starfield, take a look at our guides showcasing the best thief build and whether the game features Creation Club.

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