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For an overview of submachine gun models in the Fallout series of games, see submachine gun.
Tactics mp38.png
Damage & attacks
DamageSingle: 12 - 24
Burst: 11 - 22
Damage TypeNormal
Attack Modes
SingleAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 4
RangeIcon range.png Range: 20
BurstAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 5
RangeIcon range.png Range: 16
Assault carbine extended magazines icon.png Burst size: 6 rounds
Ammo Type9mm
Weight7 lbs.
Mini-FOT Logo.pngThe following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.

The MP38 is a small gun in Fallout Tactics.

The Schmeisser MP-38 9mm machine pistol was introduced as the standard sub machine gun of the German Army in 1938. Cheap and reliable.


The MP38 has damage comparable to the Sten Gun, except with slightly better range. It's a useful SMG at low levels until better weapons such as the Ruger AC556F are obtained.


Behind the scenes

  • In 1938, on the eve of World War Two, the German army needed a compact weapon that provided more firepower than a simple pistol to arm its paratroopers, tank crews and officers: the Maschinenpistole 38, commonly known as the MP38, was born.
  • The description is factually incorrect, as Hugo Schmeisser had nothing to do with the MP-38's development.