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How to find the Shotgun in Sons of the Forest

Alright, you primitive screwheads, this is my BOOMSTICK!

Firearms are a rare commodity in Sons of the Forest. While scarce, they give the player a great tactical advantage over the mutants and cannibals wielding hand-crafted tools for weapons. The Shotgun is probably the king of firearms, dishing out immense damage and bringing stopping power that can kill even the hardest mutants. This guide will help you find the shotgun, the most powerful firearm in Sons of the Forest!

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Where to get the Shotgun in Sons of the Forest

Finding the Shotgun in Sons of the Forest requires a shovel first. It's buried in the coffin with a dead soldier at the location of the second purple marker, so finding the exact place shouldn't be hard. Just follow the ping on your GPS tracker.

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You can use the middle mouse click or options on controller to zoom in on your tracker for a more accurate picture of where you're supposed to go. The grave can be tricky to spot since it's hidden in the shrubbery. It will have a red piece of cloth on it. The GPS tracker will beep with increasing frequency the closer you approach it. Dig up the grave using your shovel to find a dead body inside with the Shotgun.

Be careful, though, because a large cannibal camp is nearby, so make sure you have a Pistol or an amazing melee weapon like the Katana or Chainsaw to help you deal with them.

Looking for more survival hits for Sons of the Forest? Find out How to find the Machete in Sons of the Forest.


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Luka Rakočević
Luka Rakocevic works as a full-time staff writer at Pro Game Guides and is a new-generation gamer. Backed with old-school gaming knowledge, his oldest gaming memories are on SNES, trying to beat Super Mario. Games are his big inspiration, and he frequently draws from that well to create new art. He prefers narrative-driven games like God of War, Killzone, Half-life, Uncharted and similar. Luka mainly writes science fiction in his free time. When he's not home banging away at his computer keyboard, you will most likely find him at a local pub or a metal concert in the middle of a mosh pit.

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