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The M133 is a shotgun originally designed in Russia, which appears in Far Cry 3, Far Cry 4, and Far Cry 5.

Far Cry 3Edit


(FC3) M133 Icon

FC3 cutout shotgun m133
Category Shotgun
Price $660
Bull: $3,010
Ammunition Shotgun Shells
Magazine size 7
Bull: 11
Maximum ammo 50
Attachment slots None
Bull: 2
Supported attachments None
Bull: Extended Barrel, Reflex Sights
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
"The M133 is a pump-action shotgun with a shorter barrel that disperses buckshot in a wider pattern. It excels at clearing out rooms and hits hard close up."
— in-game handbook
"The M133 is a Russian pump-action shotgun, as opposed to Natasha, who does Russian pump-action down at the docks. The gun was designed for civilian and law enforcement use. These relatively inexpensive shotguns were purchased in bulk by Vaas and his men."
— Survival Guide

Tips and UsesEdit

The M133 is the first shotgun the player can acquire in single and multiplayer. It fires more slowly than the SPAS-12, and is weaker and shorter ranged than the 1887. Despite this, it is still an effective weapon at close ranges and easily obtained from killed enemies.

It cannot be fitted with attachments, limiting its capacity of being improved. However, paint jobs for it are available.


The M133 can be acquired in single-player in the following ways:

  • Purchased at a store for $660 at any time after deactivating the first Radio Tower.
  • Unlocked for free at stores by deactivating 5 Radio Towers.
  • Picked up for free (and made free at stores) by picking it up off an enemy.
    • The first mission in which you'll encounter enemies carrying shotguns is mission 8, Prison Break-in.
    • You can also find enemies carrying shotguns towards the eastern part of the North Island.

In Co-op the Privateer Chargers have their SMGs replaced with the M133.

Signature VersionEdit

The Bull is the signature weapon version of the M133. It can be purchased early in the game in Far Cry 3 after the player has discovered 10 Relics. It is the strongest shotgun in Far Cry 3 and comes with an alternate paint job, reflex sights, and an extended barrel, and the Far Cry 4 version also including a suppressor. It also has improved stats which include damage and shell capacity. Signature weapons must be purchased at full price from the shop which is $3,010. The Bull features the best mobility in the game out of all weapons, with the mobility stat bar being maxed. 

The power of this weapon comes at the cost of range and rate of fire that can be found in the other shotguns in the game: 1887 and the SPAS-12 respectively.


Far Cry 4 Edit

The Far Cry 4 variant of the M133 works almost identically to the Far Cry 3 variant. However, the commonality of the weapon in arena mode, and the close-quarters nature of the mode, as well as the large amounts of animals makes it very good for this mode, capable of easily dispatching many enemies and animals.

The Bull signature returns as well, mostly unchanged save for the addition of a suppressor and a different price (K228,750), and is unlocked for purchase after completing two Bomb Defusing quests. It will dispatch Honey Badgers, Yaks, Bengal Tigers, Rhinos, White Chested & Himalayan Brown Bears with a single shot at 5-8 feet when a Recurve Bow might take 3 to 5 well-placed arrows at the same distance.


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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

Far Cry 5 Edit

The M133 shotgun returns in Far Cry 5 as seen in the E3 2017 showcase. The cult appears to be using it commonly.


  • M133 is an abbreviated name for the Russian Baikal MP-133 shotgun, which in its original design, does not have an accessory rail on the top. The original pump has also been replaced with that of a Remington 870 shotgun.
  • Although the in-game M133 has an accessory rail mounted on top of the receiver, there are no additional sights to be unlocked except by the Bull variant, which includes a reflex sight. There is also neither serial number nor "Made in Russia" text on the left side of receiver in-game. This suggests that the weapons were either produced in Kyrat/Rook Islands, and made for the Royal Army/Vaas's pirates, or were smuggled in, and the serial numbers were filed off in order to prevent border security from tracing them back to an arms dealer, had they been caught. They were mostly stolen to Rook Islands, but might have more likely been bought in Kyrat.


  • It can kill most unarmored or lightly armored enemies with a single shot at close range.
  • The M133 is made for close quarters, not for hit-and-run like the SPAS-12 since its low rate of fire will endanger the player if they miss a shot. However, Far Cry 4's Bull signature can be handy for stealthy encounters, as it includes a suppressor.
  • Far Cry 4's M133 has a significantly faster rate of fire when the player is aiming down the sights.

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