Ability none
Weapon Type Heavy Machine Gun
Weapon AP 7
Damage 49-69
Skill Requirement 7 Big Guns
Ammo Type .50 Ammo
Ammo Capacity 30
Range 15
Weapon Stats
Base Hit Chance 50%
Crit. Damage x2.2
Crit. Chance 25%
Penetration 99
Failed Requirement Penalty
Hit Chance -10%
Critical Chance -100%
Strike Rate -100%

Nidhogg is a Big Gun weapon in Wasteland 3Nidhogg requires 7 Big Guns skill, it is a Heavy Machine Gun, has 15 range, and 30 ammo capacity. Each weapon's stats and/or effects can be changed or upgraded by slotting Weapon Mods to it, apart from mods, some weapons also include its own unique ability.


Designed to punch holes in armor plates and customized to handle explosive ammunition


Nidhogg Information

  • Weapon Requirement: 7 Big Guns
  • Weapon Type: Heavy Machine Gun
  • Weapon Rarity: Unique
  • Weapon AP: 7
  • Damage: 49-69
  • Ammo Type: .50 Ammo
  • Ammo Capacity: 30
  • Range: 15


Nidhogg Acquisition

  • Can be found inside a locker in the bunker of Aspen


Nidhogg Weapon Ability

  • none


Nidhogg Stats

  • Penetration: 99
  • Critical Chance: 25%
  • Critical Damage: x2.2
  • Base Hit Chance: 50%


Nidhogg Weapon Penalties

NOTE: Each weapon requires a certain level of skill in order for the character to be able to manage it. This doesn't mean that you can't equip weapons that don't meet your skill level, you can, however, still equip weapons at the result of weapon penalties when it is used in combat. So for example, if you equip an Assault Rifle that requires a Lvl. 4 Automatic Weapons skill, but you're only at Lvl. 2, you can still use it but you'll be penalized with negative effects such as a less chance of inflicting critical hits, decreased critical damage, and more.

  • Hit Chance: -10%
  • Critical Chance: -100%
  • Strike Rate: -100%

Builds that use Nidhogg



Nidhogg Notes & Trivia

  • Other notes, tips, and trivia.
  • Weapons can be modified by placing Weapon Mods to it. There is a variety of weapon mods that are specific to certain types of guns which changes the statistical value or adds effects to it once it is slotted. Players cannot remove a slotted mod to a weapon, however, you can replace it, but the previously slotted weapon mod will be lost. So make sure to decide properly when it comes to weapon modification - check our Weapon Modding skill page to learn more about weapon modification.



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    • Anonymous

      Btw, this gun benefits from the explosives skill and can easily reach double the damage listed on a heavy/ explosive build.

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