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Just show me where to shoot!
— The Gunner

The Gunner is one of the four Dwarves in the game. He is also the Dwarf you begin with in the Tutorial.
He is equipped with the "Lead Storm" Powered Minigun, the "Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon, and the "Hurricane" Guided Rocket System as his primaries, and the "Bulldog" Heavy Revolver, the BRT7 Burst Fire Gun, and the ArmsKore Coil Gun as his secondaries. He has the Zipline Launcher, the Shield Generator, and the "Barracuda" Armor Rig as his equipment, and his Sticky Grenade, Incendiary Grenade, Cluster Grenade, and Tactical Leadbuster as his throwables.


As the Gunner, your position is at the forefront of any battle, cutting down aliens using your high-caliber Minigun and Heavy-Duty Revolver. You are also equipped with an extremely handy Zipline Launcher, allowing the entire team to easily get across almost any chasm or obstacle.
— Class Description

As the Gunner, you are equipped with a heavy Powered Minigun, Autocannon, or Missile Launcher packing high amounts of damage, while your secondary "Bulldog" Heavy Revolver, BRT7 Burst Fire Gun, or ArmsKore Coil Gun allow for high damage shots. To navigate the depths, you are equipped with a Zipline Gun, launching a steel-reinforced cable across any pit or chasm. Finally, you are equipped with a Shield Generator, which allows the gunner to protect himself and others.

The Gunner can choose from four different kinds of grenade: the Sticky Grenade which is able to stick to anything while inducing a strong fear response; the Incendiary Grenade which coats everything nearby in fire; the Cluster Grenade which explodes into several, smaller grenades; and the Tactical Leadbuster which sprays the area around where it lands in a deluge of bullets.


All classes have twelve pieces of gear, each of which can be individually upgraded using Credit.png Credits and crafting resources. There are currently four unlockable weapons per class. Each weapon has their own assignment. Once an assignment for a weapon has been completed it then can be purchased within the upgrade terminal.

"Lead Storm" Powered Minigun
Heavy Weapon
"Thunderhead" Heavy Autocannon
Heavy Weapon
"Hurricane" Guided Rocket System
Heavy Weapon
"Bulldog" Heavy Revolver
Burst pistol.png
BRT7 Burst Fire Gun
ArmsKore Coil Gun
Zipline Launcher
Support Tool
Shield generator.png
Shield Generator
Support Tool
"Barracuda" Armor Rig
Armor Undersuit
Grenade sticky.png
Sticky Grenade
Grenade incendiary.png
Incendiary Grenade
Grenade cluster.png
Cluster Grenade
Grenade leadbuster.png
Tactical Leadburster

Voice Responses

Class Selected / Joining An Active Mission
  • "So what if I like really big guns?"
  • "Time to turn some aliens into thin green paste!"
  • "Just show me where to shoot."
  • "It ain't a gun if it don't weigh at least one hundred pounds!"
  • "Born to kill, baby!"
  • "Two thousand rounds of depleted uranium. Aw, yeah!"
  • "Pumped up and ready to kill!"
  • "Trigger finger is itchy again."
  • "I'll kill anything with more legs than two!"
  • "Lock and load!"