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The D50 is a handgun that appears in Far Cry 3.
“Hollywood made the D50 famous, and tucked into a shipment of pirated DVDs, it’s arrived at Rook Island. When it comes to large pistols, few handguns top this monstrosity. Its massive .50AE round is more than capable of bringing down large animals, humans and even honey badgers. Nearly all D50s on Rook Island were brought here by privateers.”
— Survival Guide
Far Cry 3
This weapon becomes free after deactivating 12 Radio Towers.
It is based upon the IMI Desert Eagle. The Desert Eagle is widely known for being a powerful mass-produced semi-automatic handgun. It has the highest damage stat of any handgun in the game. This weapon becomes available in shops after reaching the Southern Island.
The D50 is without rival the strongest handgun in the game. Unlike the .44 Magnum, the D50 sports a larger magazine, and a much faster reload time. While the D50 is more powerful, the .44 is more accurate. The D50 is recommended for those who need something big taken down quickly, and is much more adept at killing larger game and enemies, being able to kill an Asian Black Bear in four shots to the body, and one clean headshot will neutralize a rushing Buffalo. It can accept a magazine upgrade and optical attachments helping make target acquisition easier.
The D50 in Far Cry 3 can be fitted with several sights and an extended magazine, increasing the capacity from eight rounds to ten, but can not be fitted with a suppressor.
The look of D50 can be customized with one of six available paint schemes. Each scheme costs $200 and does not affect weapon performance.
- Although the D50 is very powerful, it should only be used at close range since firing any further will render it almost useless unless a sight is attached.
- If the player has the Gunslinger Takedown skill, they will stab the enemy and pull out a D50 from their holster regardless of what the enemy has.
- The D50 is ideal for clearing out squads of enemies, as most of them will be unarmored and can be killed with one shot.