The SPAS-12 is the one of the starting primary weapons, the others being the AKS-74U, the TOZ-34, and the MP5. It is a powerful, pump-action shotgun. The player must click after every shot to rack the weapon. Although often set aside due to its status as a starter weapon, the SPAS-12 boasts a surprisingly long range for a shotgun as well as a large pellet count. Coupled with the weapon's high damage, only a few pellets need to connect with the target to result in an instant kill.
The Franchi SPAS-12 is a combat shotgun manufactured by Italian firearms company Franchi from 1979 to 2000. The SPAS-12 is a dual-mode shotgun, adjustable for semi-automatic or pump-action operation, (The SPAS-12 cannot be semi-automatic in-game)