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Needler is a fictional submachine gun in Counter-Strike Online obtainable randomly from Code Box only.

Overview

Needler is a coil gun that fires 100 rounds of nail for each clip. It has a high magazine size and is light in term of weight. When shooting at solid surfaces, the nails will be reflected.

Advantages

  • Nails can be reflected
  • High magazine size
  • High damage
  • Decent accuracy

Disadvantages

  • Low rate of fire
  • Nails cannot penetrate objects
  • Expensive
  • Rarely found in Coded Box
  • Nails are not hitscan

Release date

  • South Korea: 23 April 2013.
  • Taiwan/HongKong: 16 May 2013.
  • China/Japan: 16 May 2013.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 28 January 2014.
  • Indonesia: 23 September 2015.
  • CSN:Z: 8 June 2016.

Tips using Needler

  • Use the reflected nails to bounce nails to enemies in hiding.
  • It has low rate of fire. Avoid close combat.
  • The damage per shot is quite high. Every hit tolls enemies quite a lot.

Gallery

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Shooting sound

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Trivia

  • There is a "Coil Gun" print on the shell ejector plate.
  • This is the first weapon introduced with reflecting projectiles, though it was first introduced in Half-Life by Tau Cannon. (Note that Counter-Strike Online uses Half-Life's engine called GoldSrc)
  • The Needler has the highest magazine capacity of all submachine guns so far.
  • Oddly, the Taiwan/Hong Kong and Singapore/Malaysia regions use the Crossbow's firing sound instead. 

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