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Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition

Shotguns

By
Claire Farnworth

Shotguns is a combat talent in Mass Effect 1 which improves proficiency with Shotgun weapons and is available to Soldiers, Vanguards, Wrex (Krogan Battlemaster) and Tali (Quarian Machinist). The Shotgun talent tree allows the use of the Carnage skill which improves the accuracy, damage and radius of the shot spread for any shotgun equipped.

Carnage Power Levels

CarnageMass Effect 1 Legendary Edition Screenshot

Only available when using shotguns.
Fires a projectile inflicting damage equal to 200% of weapon DPS to any enemy within 2m of impact point.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Advanced Carnage

Only available when using shotguns.
Fires a projectile inflicting damage equal to 225% of weapon DPS to any enemy within 2.5m of impact point.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Master Carnage

Only available when using shotguns.
Fires a projectile inflicting damage equal to 250% of weapon DPS to any enemy within 3m of impact point.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Talent Levels

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    14 May 2021
  • Last Updated
    18 June 2021
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  • In-depth look at the major choices and consequences of each.
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  • Class builds to get the most out of your chosen class.
  • Details on every Talent.
  • How to spec your squad.
  • Breakdown of all Paragon and Renegade opportunities.
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