Prowler Burst PDW

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Disambig.png This article is about the weapon whose name is often shortened to "Prowler". For the prowler creatures, see Creatures.
Prowler Burst PDW
Prowler Burst SMG.png
5-round burst SMG
Profile
Type Sub machine gun
Fire-Modes Burst, Auto
Ammo Type Heavy Rounds.svg Heavy rounds
Rate of Fire 800 RPM
Magazine capacity
Default 20
Level 1 25
Level 2 30
Level 3 35
Damage
Head 23 (1.5x) per bullet
115 (5x23) per burst
Body 15 per bullet
75 (5x15) per burst
Legs 12 per bullet
60 (5x12) per burst
Body DPS 200
Tactical
ADS Movespeed -15%
Recoil Kick + vertical + curve left

The Prowler Burst PDW is a sub machine gun that uses Heavy Rounds.svg heavy rounds.

It fires in a 5-round burst unless it is equipped with the Selectfire Receiver.svg Selectfire Receiver Hop-Up attachment, which enables the weapon to switch to fully automatic fire.

Damage Profile[edit | edit source]

Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 115 1 2 2 2 2 2
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 105 1 2 2 2 2 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 90 2 2 2 2 3 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 85 2 2 2 3 3 3
Body 75 2 2 2 3 3 3
Leg 60 2 3 3 3 4 4


Low Profile.png Low Profile Legends[note 2]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 120 1 2 2 2 2 2
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 110 1 2 2 2 2 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 95 2 2 2 2 3 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 90 2 2 2 2 3 3
Body 80 2 2 2 3 3 3
Leg 80 2 2 2 3 3 3


Fortified.svg Fortified Legends[note 3]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 100 2 2 2 2 3 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 90 2 2 2 2 3 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 80 2 2 2 3 3 3
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 75 2 2 3 3 3 3
Body 65 2 2 3 3 4 4
Leg 50 2 3 3 4 4 5
  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%.

The Prowler can switch to full-auto when equipped with the Selectfire Receiver.svg Selectfire Receiver Hop-Up.

Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 23 5 6 7 8 9 10
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 21 5 6 8 9 10 11
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 18 6 7 9 10 12 13
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 17 6 8 9 11 12 14
Body 15 7 9 10 12 14 15
Leg 12 9 11 13 15 17 19


Low Profile.png Low Profile Legends[note 2]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 24 5 6 7 8 9 10
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 22 5 6 7 8 10 11
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 19 6 7 8 10 11 12
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 18 6 8 9 10 12 13
Body 16 7 8 10 12 13 15
Leg 16 7 8 10 12 13 15


Fortified.svg Fortified Legends[note 3]
Target Damage Shots to kill [note 1]
100 HP 125 HP 150 HP 175 HP 200 HP 225 HP
Head 20 6 7 8 9 11 12
Helmet.svg Lvl 1 Helmet 18 6 8 9 10 12 13
Helmet.svg Lvl 2 Helmet 16 7 9 10 12 14 15
Helmet.svg Lvl 3/4 Helmet 15 7 9 11 13 14 16
Body 13 8 10 12 14 16 18
Leg 10 10 13 15 18 20 23
  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
Hop-Ups
Others

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros
  • 5-shot burst instead of 3.
  • High burst damage.
  • Highest SMG magazine capacity.
Cons

Skins[edit | edit source]

There are a total of 55 weapon skins for the Prowler Burst PDW; 11 Legendary, 8 Epic, 20 Rare and 16 Common.

  • The Final Judgement - needs The Lightworker and Legend Tokens 10,500
  • Total Eclipse - needs Spacewalker and Legend Tokens 6,500

  • The Old Ways Raven's Watch - Apex Coins 1,000

  • Season 5 Battle Pass All Systems Go - Level 63

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Prowler is based on two "personal defense weapons" (PDWs) from real life: the FN P90 and the Magpul PDR-C. It also a homage to Seburo, Masamune Shirow's fictional arms manufacturer from Ghost in the Shell and Appleseed.
  • The Prowler also bears a striking similarity to the MA5 series of assault rifles form the Halo universe; the triangular ammo counter and bull-pup frame are the most noticeable aspects that both weapons share. More so, the maximum magazine size of the Prowler when fitted with a Level 3 Extended Heavy Mag comes close to that of the current iteration of the MA5 series from Halo 5: Guardians; at 35 rounds and 36 rounds, respectively.

History[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]