Tribes: Ascend/Holdout Shotgun
|Type||Bullet / Spread / Hitscan|
|Fire Rate||1 per second|
|Manual Reload Time||0.6 seconds per shell|
|Auto Reload Time||0.95 seconds|
|Magazine Size||4 (5)|
|Upgrade 1||+8 ammo|
|Upgrade 2||+1 clip size|
|Upgrade 3||+8 ammo|
|Mastery Cost (XP)||3,750|
"This weapon didn't gain popularity until it won the duel between Blood Eagle Nira Magnus and The Usurper. Magnus won by clubbing The Usurper in the face after she ran out of ammo."
The Holdout Shotgun is one of the six shotgun variations in Tribes: Ascend, and is an unlockable secondary weapon for the Pathfinder. The Holdout Shotgun deals more damage than the Shotgun, but has less total ammo, and a smaller carried ammo capacity.
Below are the damage values for the Holdout Shotgun. The Holdout Shotgun fires 8 pellets.
|Deployables||680 (85 x 8)|
|Generator||544 (68 x 8)|
|Player||680 (85 x 8)|
|Shrike||440 (55 x 8)|
|Falloff Damage||200 (25 x 8) - 680 (85 x 8)|
Internally, the Holdout Shotgun is named the Shotgun MKD.
The Holdout Shotgun is a hitscan weapon, meaning that as long as the crosshair is on the target, it will hit instantly.