Tribes: Ascend/The Hammer
|Type||Bullet / Spread / Hitscan|
|Fire Rate||0.50 seconds|
|Manual Reload Time||1.80 seconds (1.44 seconds)|
|Auto Reload Time||2.84 seconds (2.28 seconds)|
|Magazine Size||5 (6)|
|Upgrade 1||+10 ammo|
|Upgrade 2||+1 clip size|
|Upgrade 3||+10 ammo|
|Upgrade 4||-25% reload time|
|Mastery Cost (XP)||3,750|
"Popular among smaller tribes with fewer resources, The Hammer was modified to be more ammo efficient. Ironically, the phrase 'Dropping the Hammer' refers to warriors who are cowardly in combat."
The Hammer is one of the five shotgun variations in Tribes: Ascend, and is an unlockable secondary weapon for the Brute, and a variant of the Automatic Shotgun, while holding less ammo, it deals more damage.
Below are the damage values for The Hammer. The shotgun fires 8 pellets.
|Deployables||480 (60 x 8)|
|Generator||384 (48 x 8)|
|Player||480 (60 x 8)|
|Shrike||312 (39 x 8)|
|Falloff Damage||144 (18 x 8) - 432 (54 x 8)|
The Hammer is a hitscan weapon, meaning that as long as the crosshair is on the target, it will hit instantly.
- Internally, The Hammer is named the Auto Shotgun MKD.