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BALROG-VII
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Game(s)
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Overview
Aliases
  • BL-VII / BL7
  • Balrog-7
  • Balrog-VII
  • Balrog machine gun
  • 炎魔Balrog-VII (China)
Type

Machine gun

Designer

Aegis Institute

Added since

South Korea
12 July 2012
24 July 2014 (BLUE)

Taiwan/Hong Kong
5 August 2014 (BLUE)

China/Japan
6 August 2014 (BLUE)

Singapore/Malaysia
5 June 2013

Indonesia
19 June 2013
7 January 2015 (BLUE)

CSN:Z
23 September 2014 (Craft)

Vietnam
26 March 2015 (Craft)
4 June 2015 (BLUE)

Origin

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Source

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Recommended in

Zombie original 1Zombie scenario

Price
Cash point

South Korea
9800 (Permanent)

Taiwan/Hong Kong
399 (Permanent)
1199 (Permanent + 50 Code Boxes and 50 Code A Decoders)

Japan
1,880 (Permanent)

Singapore/Malaysia
13000 (Permanent)
25000 (Permanent + 30 Code Boxes and 30 Code Decoders)

Indonesia
120000 (Permanent)
250000 (Permanent + 30 Code Boxes and 30 Code A Decoders)

Price in match

$9000

Statistics
Base damage

31

Accuracy

84%

Recoil

19%

Rate of fire

90%

Percentage speed reduction

16%

Knockback Power

Low

Stun Power

High

Magazine Size

120 / 240

Fire Mode

Automatic

Ammunition

7.62 AHE

Reload Time

4.0 seconds

Secondary fire / Modes

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Affiliation
Used by

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Others
Variants

Balrog7 blue

System name

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For the original version, see M60E4.

BALROG-VII or BALROG-7 is a BALROG machine gun in Counter-Strike Online.

Overview

The BALROG-VII is a belt-fed machine gun that fires 120 rounds of 7.62 AHE bullets that were both developed at the Aegis Institute, based on the M60E4. It is equipped with the Balrog Charging System which enables the BALROG-VII to fire explosive rounds after every 10 consecutive shots.

Advantages

  • Deals high damage to both humans and zombies
  • Large magazine capacity
  • High rate of fire
  • Moderate recoil
  • Balrog Charging System will be activated 1 time after each 10 continuous shots
  • Usable scope

Disadvantages

  • Heavy weight
  • Not accurate in long range
  • Zooming decreases rate of fire
  • Expensive price and ammunition cost
  • Only available for a limited time
  • Obtainable through Find the Zombies event only (BLUE edition)

Tactics using BALROG-VII

  • Not recommended in Original as it can burn out all of your money.
  • Recommended in Deathmatch for rushing/tanking/defending purposes.
  • BALROG-VII is accurate. Aim for the head to deal maximum damage.
  • BALROG-VII's firepower is high. The weapon's damage is similar with the AK-47 and the SKULL-7.   
  • The Balrog Charging System for Balrog-VII has low damage due to game balance. Nonetheless, it is still powerful as it delivers additional damage. 

  • Recommended. The weapon's Balrog Charging System works like small HE Grenades. It can kill packs of soft zombies in just one explosion. This can save $1000 from buying a pin of HE grenade.
  • The user is advised to aim at the ground and shoot when trapped by a large group of zombies.
  • Use the explosive shots to help/release your teammates when they are surrounded by zombies.
  • BALROG-VII's explosives does not hurt the user. Recommended for breaking walls alone or covering other teammates to break walls.
  • Be careful when dealing with mini zombie bosses such as  DeimosGanymede or Juggernaut due to BALROG-Vll's weight.
  • BALROG-VII costs $9000, so use your money wisely.
  • Not recommended for beating bosses due to low damage to bosses. A 120 rounds of BALROG-VII can deal 25,000 damage to bosses.
  • Also recommended in Human Scenario. It can kill Titans and large groups of Vanguard troops easily but should not be used when fighting bosses.

  • A 120 rounds of BALROG-VII can do 3720 ~ 7440 damage to Zombies.
  • BALROG-VII can deal tremendous damage to a zombie with its ammo. Aim for newly infected zombies for quick annihilation.
  • Use in ducts or hard-to-reach areas for maximum performance.
  • Combine with Deadly Shot for maximum damage output.
  • Try to avoid direct contact with Light zombies or Sting Fingers when in open areas as they are fast and hard to hit.
  • Normal or Heavy-type zombies are good targets for BALROG-VII.

Events

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BALROG-VII was released alongside Angra Nest on:

  • South Korea: 12 July 2012.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 5 June 2013.
  • Indonesia: 19 June 2013.

BALROG-VII was released through Craft system alongside Open Beta Test on:

  • CSN:Z: 23 September 2014.
  • Vietnam: 26 March 2015.

The BLUE version was released on:

  • South Korea: 24 July 2014.
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong: 5 August 2014.
  • China/Japan: 6 August 2014.
  • Indonesia: 7 January 2015.
  • Vietnam: 4 June 2015.

Comparisons

M60

Positive
  • Higher accuracy (+1%)
  • Higher magazine size (+20)
  • Higher stun power
  • Has Balrog Charging System
  • Usable scope
Neutral
  • Same damage (31)
  • Same fusillade (90%)
  • Same knockback
Negative
  • More expensive (+$4300)
  • Heavier (-2% speed)
  • Higher recoil (+1%)

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Positive
  • Can shoot an explosive shot after 10 continuous shots
Neutral
  • Same damage (31)
  • Same accuracy (84%)
  • Same rate of fire (90%)
  • Same price ($9000)
  • Same reserve magazine size (240)
  • Usable scope
  • Same ammo cost ($200 for 30 rounds)
Negative
  • Heavier (+2% speed reduction)
  • Lower penetration (-2)
  • Higher recoil (+1%)

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Positive
  • Able to activate the Balrog Charging System
  • Higher damage for A mode (+2)
  • Higher reserved ammo (+40)
  • Shorter reload time (-0.7 sec)
  • Usable scope
  • Higher accuracy for A (+1%) mode
Neutral
  • Same rate of fire
  • Same weight
  • Same knockback power
  • Same stun power
Negative
  • Lower damage in B mode (-27)
  • Higher recoil for both A (+1%) and B (+19%) mode
  • Lower magazine size (-80)
  • Unable to activate the Janus Transformation System

Gallery

Gameplay of Balrog-VII "Demonic Firepower!"08:50

Gameplay of Balrog-VII "Demonic Firepower!"

CSO Singapore Malaysia First Look On Balrog 701:59

CSO Singapore Malaysia First Look On Balrog 7

CS Online 赤獄魔龍BALROG-7 殭屍3(遛屍加圍毆)災厄(打炎魔)團死(一小段)亂玩06:04

CS Online 赤獄魔龍BALROG-7 殭屍3(遛屍加圍毆)災厄(打炎魔)團死(一小段)亂玩

Counter Strike Online China BALROG BLUE Series Trailer-140731133301:45

Counter Strike Online China BALROG BLUE Series Trailer-1407311333

Counter strike online blue balrog 7 vll vii18:15

Counter strike online blue balrog 7 vll vii

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Firing sound

Balrog7-2

Explosive ammunition fired sound

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Reload

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The poll was created at 01:35 on May 12, 2014, and so far 29 people voted.

Trivia

  • Balrog is a fictional creature in Greek mythology.
  • BALROG-VII is the fourth machine gun equipped with a scope. The first one is SKULL-7 followed by MG36 and FN Mk 48.
  • Before firing the explosive bullets, the muzzle will flash red.
  • The custom red muzzle flash is the same as Ethereal. The only difference is the color.
  • There is a Balrog head crafting on the weapon scope.
  • The scope model of BALROG-VII is similar to SKULL-7.
  • The BALROG-VII shares the same animations with the K3 except the scope.
  • In the first release of this weapon, when the Balrog Charging System is activated nearby the user, it can inflict self damage to him/her.


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