Alternator SMG

From Apex Legends Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Alternator SMG
Alternator SMG.png
Twin barrel full-auto SMG
Profile
Type Sub machine gun
Fire-Modes Auto
Ammo Type Light Rounds.svg Light rounds
Rate of Fire 600 RPM
Damage
Head 24 (1.5x)
Body 16
Legs 13 (0.8x)
Body DPS 160
Tactical
Magazine Size 19 / 22 / 25 / 27
ADS Movespeed -15%
Recoil Vertical

The Alternator SMG is a sub machine gun that utilizes Light Rounds.svg Light Rounds. As the name implies, it fires through two alternating barrels.

Damage Profile[edit | edit source]

Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 24 5 6 7 8 9
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 22 5 6 7 8 10
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 21 6 7 8 10 11
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 20 6 7 9 10 12
Body 16 7 8 10 11 13
Leg 13 8 10 12 14 16
Low Profile.png Low Profile Legends[note 2]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 25 4 5 6 7 8
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 23 5 6 7 8 9
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 22 5 7 8 9 10
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 21 6 7 8 10 11
Body 17 6 8 9 11 12
Leg 17 6 8 9 11 12
Fortified.svg Fortified Legends[note 3]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 20 5 7 8 9 10
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 19 6 7 9 10 12
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 18 7 8 10 11 13
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 17 6 9 10 12 14
Body 14 8 9 11 13 15
Leg 11 10 12 14 16 19
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Body Shield.svg Body Shields and Evo Shield.svg Evo Shields increase hitpoints.
  2. Low Profile.png Low Profile increases damage taken by 5%.
  3. Fortified.svg Fortified decreases damage taken by 15%.

Attachments[edit | edit source]

Main article: Attachments
Optics
Others

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros
  • Low recoil with a predictable path.
  • Very tight hipfire spread.
  • High damage per magazine.
  • Good iron sights.
  • Low ADS movement speed penalty.
Cons
  • Lower DPS than other weapons in its class.
  • Slow rate of fire.
  • 1× headshot multiplier at 39+ meters.
  • Not great against shielded targets.

Skins[edit | edit source]

There are a total of 60 weapon skins for the Alternator SMG: 14 Legendary, 8 Epic, 22 Rare and 16 Common.

  • The Illuminator - needs LED Rez and Legend Tokens 6,500
  • Code Blue - needs Search & Rescue and Legend Tokens 10,500

History[edit | edit source]


See also[edit | edit source]