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PKM (ПКМ, Пулемёт Калашникова Модернизированный: "Kalashnikov's Machine-gun Modernized") is a Russian general-purpose machine gun in Counter-Strike Online.

Overview

The Russian PKM is a belt-fed, general-purpose machine gun that holds 150 cartridges of 7.62 NATO per belt container. It is equipped with the same operation system that the AK-47 utilizes and its successful light weight body boasts excellent mobility as well as reliability. It uses three-round burst for its secondary fire mode.

Advantages

  • High magazine size
  • Conserves ammunition when switched to burst fire mode
  • High accuracy in burst fire mode
  • High rate of fire
  • High damage
  • Can undergo Weapon Enhancement
  • High stun to zombies

Disadvantages

  • Expensive
  • High recoil
  • Heavy weight
  • Long reload time
  • Purchasable only by cash points
  • Low knockback power

Release date

  • Japan: 19 October 2011.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 13 February 2013.
  • Indonesia: 11 September 2013.
  • CSN:Z: 23 September 2014.
  • Turkey: 22 October 2014.
  • Vietnam: 26 March 2015.

  • South Korea: 5 December 2013.
  • Taiwan/HongKong: 17 December 2013.
  • China/Japan: 18 December 2013.
  • Singapore/Malaysia: 18 June 2014.
  • CSN:Z: 1 April 2015.
  • Vietnam: 21 May 2015.
  • Indonesia: 23 September 2015.

Tips

Range 0m 36m
Armor Armor on Armor off Armor on Armor off
Automatic 99 132 96 128
Burst fire 105 140 96 128
  • 150 rounds of PKM can deal 4500 ~ 9000 damage to zombies if all bullets hit the target.
  • In Zombie mods, combine with Deadly Shot for better damage. 
  • PKM deals the same damage as MG3.
  • Rate of fire and reloading time are same as M249.
  • Treat this weapon just like FAMAS and MG3.
  • Primary fire mode is very inaccurate. Only use it in close and personal battle.
  • Use primary fire mode when dealing with enemies in middle/close range and secondary fire mode for far distances.

Weapon Enhancement

PKM can undergo Weapon Enhancement to upgrade its performance.

Statistic +1 +2 +3 +4 +5
Damage x x x - -
Accuracy x x x - -
Recoil x x x x x
Rate of fire x - - - -
Weight x - - - -
Clip size x x x x x
x = available, - = not available

Users

Counter-Terrorist:

  • Soviet: Used by Spetsnaz.
  • Usa flag: Seen used by a SEAL operative in posters.

Terrorist:

Variants

PKM gold edition

PKM Gold Edition is the gold-plated version of PKM. It is lighter than the original weapon. PKM Gold can only be obtained rarely from Code Box.

Blockmg

This is a 200-round machine gun built from a special set of blocks to resemble the PKM. Its B mode transforms the weapon into a tank for better performance, depending on the situation.

Comparison to MG3

Mg3
Positive
  • Lighter (+1%)
  • Cheaper (-$150)
  • More accurate (+4%)
  • Has burst-fire mode
Neutral
  • Same reload time (4.5 seconds)
  • Same damage (30)
Negative
  • Smaller magazine size (-50)
  • Lower rate of fire (-1%)

Gallery

CSO PKM IN ACTION

CSO PKM IN ACTION

PKM Gold Edition

PKM Gold Edition

Pkm-1

Firing sound

Pkm reload

Reloading sound

Pkm draw

Drawing sound

Trivia

  • PKM does not have a burst-fire mode in real-life.
  • Its reloading animation is similar with HK121 and its upgraded variant HK121 Custom.
  • This is the only machine gun in-game that has a burst-fire mode. Its version in Counter-Strike Online 2 only has automatic mode.
  • Although in-game it uses 7.62 NATO, the weapon info states that it is chambered with 7.62×54mm Russian.

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