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The Starfield Negotiator appears to be a heavy-duty grenade launcher which uses 40mm explosive projectiles.

Weapon Types Heavy weapon
Damage 165
Damage Types Physical
Ammo Types 40mm XPL
Magazine Capacity 8
Mass 10
Value 21200
Item Code 0026D970

Seen briefly during the Starfield Direct showcase, the Negotiator reloading animation was seen, but it is not clear if this is a grenade launcher or an explosive shotgun. Given the size of the chambers in the magazine drum, we think it’s a grenade launcher.

Negotiator overview

The Starfield Negotiator is a Heavy weapon found in the Settled Systems. Manufactured by an unknown entity, the Negotiator Starfield weapon has a credit value of 21200, and a mass of 10.

Negotiator stats

The Negotiator deals 165 Physical damage per hit.

As a weapon which specializes in Physical damage, the Negotiator is boosted by the Heavy Weapons Certification and Demolitions skill.

Fire rate: 12

Range: 40

Accuracy: 62.3%

The Negotiator has a baseline fire rate of 12, though the speed at which you reload will ultimately determine how close you can get to this rate of fire. Accuracy determines the spread of your gun, with lower accuracy weapons having more spread than others.

Some ammunition and magazine weapon mods can drastically alter the rate of fire, accuracy and effective range of any weapon, so it’s worth experimenting with the Negotiator weapon mods to make the Heavy weapon better fit your playstyle.

Without any installed mods, Negotiator comes with 6 mod slots.

Negotiator ammo

The Negotiator requires 40mm XPL ammunition, and has a magazine capacity of 8.

Negotiator mods

To really make the most of your Negotiator weapon, you’ll want to head to a weapon workstation and install some Negotiator weapon mods. You may need to complete some Starfield research projects first, and get your hands on some Starfield resources, but weapon mods will massively enhance your firearms, and your playstyle.

The Negotiator has a total of 6 mod slots with which you can customize your weapon.

Here are all the compatible Negotiator weapon modifications:

No weapon mods have yet been confirmed for this weapon.

Where to find Negotiator

Bear in mind that base and upgraded versions of any weapon are scaled to your Starfield level, with many weapons not spawning unless you have reached a specific level. So, if you visit any of the below and can’t find the Negotiator, check back later once you’re a higher level.

You can purchase or find the Negotiator in the following Starfield locations:

It is currently unknown where this weapon can be found.