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The Maelstrom is a rapid-fire SMG with 40 rounds of ammunition, and great for starting a fight or ending it.

Weapon TypesRifle
Damage TypesPhysical
Ammo Types6.5mm CT
Magazine Capacity40
Item Code002984DF

The Maelstrom SMG looks like a futuristic MPX or UMP. Its magazine capacity of 40 is quite high, though the ammunition type is currently not known. At present, we don’t know the name of the manufacturer, but the Maelstrom it looks more like a jury-rigged gun compared to Combatech’s arsenal.

Crucially, the Maelstrom’s rate of fire seems to be far beyond anything else we’ve seen in Starfield so far – though that does come at the expense of ranged accuracy. If you’re getting up close and personal with your enemies, the Maelstrom may be one of the best Starfield guns for you.

Equipped with an iron sights, the Maelstrom is well-suited for mid-range combat but will suffer from inaccuracy at longer range.