Thompson Sub-machinegun

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Type Sub-machinegun
Availability All Worlds
Damage per hit 5 (Heart.svgHeart.svgHalf Heart.svg)
Damage/Range Modifier Not effective at long or medium range
Block Penetration 0
Enemy Knockback 0
Recoil 1
Accuracy (less is better) 4, becomes 3 when crouching
Projectile Speed 50
Rapid Fire/Burst Fire Yes, 300 Rounds per min
Number of projectiles fired 1
Delay between shots/bursts 0.25 seconds
Ammo Item Flint
Ammo Capacity 30
Reload Duration 2.5 seconds
Splash damage
Makes explosion? No
Explosion Radius N/A
Explosion Damage % (more is better) N/A
Explosion Effects N/A
Accuracy becomes 1 when using scope
Does 20% more damage against undead mobs (Zombies, etc)
Temporarily slows any mobs/players it hits


The Thompson Sub-machine gun AKA chicago typewriter AKA a thousand other names is a sub-machine gun. Like most SMG's it is best used at close range (around 3 to 5 blocks distance), and does little damage at longer ranges

Its powerful bullets do a good job against the undead, and rips through rotting zombie flesh and easily breaks exposed bones

Getting this gun

This gun can be bought from the shop at spawn

Attachments, Upgrades, and alternate ammo types

  • Drum Magazine- Allows the gun to hold 100 bullets instead of 30. To upgrade, put the gun and a trapped-chest anywhere on a crafting table
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Thompson with Drum magThompson Sub-machinegun +
Trapped Chest
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  • Like many weapons which may not be very accurate, bullets APPEAR to go flying randomly and much more inaccurate than they should. Even though a bullet looks like it does not hit an enemy, it still can


  • This gun is based off the real-life Thompson SMG. This gun was made infamous by gangsters like Al Capone in the 1920's and later used against the Nazi's in WWII
  • This gun is best used at close range, and does a good job at slowing down zombie hordes, or the hard to hit baby zombie