FC3 IconFC4 Icon

The 1887 is a shotgun that appears in Far Cry 3 and Far Cry 4.

Far Cry 3Edit


(FC3) 1887 Icon

FC3 cutout shotgun 1887
Category Shotgun
Price $130
Ammunition Shotgun Shells
Magazine size 7
Maximum ammo 50
Attachment slots 1
Supported attachments Extended Magazine
Night Sight
Red Dot Sight
Reflex Sight
The  Far Cry 3  Weapons
Melee Machete · Japanese Tanto ·
Tribal Knife
Handguns .44 Magnum · 1911 · 6P9 · D50
Assault Rifles ACE · AK47 · F1 · MS16 · P416 · STG-90
SMGs A2000 · BZ19 · MP5 · Skorpion · Vector .45 ACP
Shotguns 1887 · M133 · SPAS-12
Explosives C4 · Grenade · Mine · Molotov
Sniper Rifles M-700 · SVD · Z93
Launchers RPG-7 · GL-94
Machine Guns DShK · PKM · U100 · MKG
Specials Flamethrower · Flare Gun ·
Recurve Bow · Repair Tool
"A classic lever-action shotgun that is devastating in close quarters. This variant has a 28-inch barrel which gives a slightly more range than other shotguns."
— in-game description
"The 1887 is a classic lever-action shotgun that’s been knocking around since the Wild West. It showed up in action movies and video games and, bang, it was as popular as Swedish furniture. A couple of years ago, Vaas’s men somehow managed to get their hands on a shipment of 1887s. Sure, there are newer designs, but you can’t flip cock them and flip cocking makes a man."
— Survival Guide

This weapon becomes free after deactivating 4 Radio Towers.

The 1887 has a significantly tighter spread than other shotguns, making it more effective at medium ranges. However, it is still not effective at long range and has a lengthy reload time. It is recommended to use cover between shots to maximize damage while minimising exposure.

Tips and UsesEdit

  • In the middle of a battle, consider switching to another weapon rather than reloading when your magazine is empty, since the 1887 reloads slowly.


Far Cry 4Edit

Category Shotgun

The 1887 returns in Far Cry 4.

The signature version of the weapon is called the 87. It is unlocked after collecting 4 of Mohan Ghale journal entries. It features a shortened, sawed-off barrel and a reflex sight. The signature version also has greater damage capabilities compared to the regular version. Unlike the regular version, the 87 can be used in vehicles as a sidearm due to its shorter length, but it's not recommended for use in vehicles as the player will take lots of damage trying to get close to enemies since they're sitting in the vehicle instead of moving around.


[v · e · ?]
Far Cry 4 Weapons
Melee: Kukri
Handguns: Mark IV  •  M-712  •  1911  •  6P9  •  A.J.M. 9  •  .44 Magnum  •  D50
Shotguns: D2 (Sidearm)  •  M133  •  1887  •  SPAS-12
SMG: A99 (Sidearm)  •  Skorpion (Sidearm)  •  MP34  •  A2000  •  MP5  •  Vector .45 ACP  •  BZ19
Assault Rifles: AK-47  •  STG-90  •  F1  •  MS16  •  P416  •  A52
Sniper Rifles: Dragunov SVD  •  M-700  •  Z93  •  SA-50
Machine guns: PKM  •  U100  •  MKG  •  MG42
Launchers: M-79 (Sidearm)  •  RPG-7  •  GL-94  •  GL-A87  •  LK-1018
Specials: Auto-Crossbow (Sidearm)  •  Flare Gun (Sidearm)  •  Flamethrower  •  Harpoon Gun  •  Hunter Bow  •  Recurve Bow  •  .700 Nitro
Far Cry 4 Equipment
Explosives: Grenade  •  Molotov Cocktail  •  Throwing Knife  •  C4  •  Mine


  • 1887 is short for Winchester Model 1887.
  • Like the SPAS-12, the 1887 is not carried by the Rakyat, Pirates or Privateers.
  • The Galleria 1991 in Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is based on the 1887.
  • The survival guide entry to flip cocking is likely to be a reference to the movie Terminator 2: Judgement Day, and the way the titular Cyborg reloads his shotgun. In real life attempting to flip cock any lever action firearm requires an enlarged lever loop so your fingers do not break. It is also impossible with the 1887 due to its feed path. Upon trying to flip cock an 1887 without an aftermarket feed path cover will result in the shell flying out of the top of the shotgun rather than feeding in to the chamber.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.