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"A hard-hitting hand cannon, operatives in the Naboo Security Forces chose the S-5 for its greater precision and range."
— In-game Description

The S-5 is a primary weapon in DICE's Star Wars Battlefront II available for the Officer class after getting 50 kills with the Officer.

Design Edit

The S-5 is a large and unwieldy pistol, each of its three modifications only making the pistol even larger. Besides its size, the pistol is distinct for its wooden grip and gold rod under the main barrel.

Overview Edit

The S-5 is the first unlockable blaster for Officers. It is one of the more powerful blasters in the game and has the highest base damage out of all Officer blasters. This comes at the expense of a very slow rate of fire, meaning its follow-up shots few and far in between, and making it weaker in close-quarters.

The S-5 is best used at medium range to take advantage of the weapons increased range and damage. The dual-zoom modification can be used to reach even further ranges, although the S-5 is not as capable as other weapons, when it comes to engaging enemies at such a long distance. The S-5 can also equip a ion shot mod, which makes it more effective at taking down enemy equipment and vehicles. This comes at the cost of reduced base damage against enemy players and heroes, although it is still relatively powerful even with the reduction. The reduced recoil mod makes the blaster significantly easier to use, as you don't have to compensate for its very high recoil.

Statistics Edit

S-5
Damage 67-45
SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Icon Ion Shot
Lowers damage to 60-40
Rate of Fire 140 RPM
Damage per Second 156.33-105 DPS
SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Icon Ion Shot
Lowers DPS to 140-93.33
Range Start damage drop-off: 15 meters
End damage drop-off: 50 meters
Projectile Speed 700 meters/sec
Venting 1 seconds
Overheat 10 shots (0.1 heat per shot)
Overheat Penalty 1 seconds
Passive Cooldown Delay 1.5 seconds
Passive Cooldown 0.3 heat per second

Modifications Edit

Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Extension Icon
In-game Description Reinforced barrel extension that absorbs much of the recoil with each blast.
Effect Reduces recoil of the weapon
Prerequisite 25 kills with the S-5

Name Dual Zoom
Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Scope Icon
In-game Description Macroscope that can toggle between two magnification levels while zooming.
Effect Adds second zoom to the weapon
Prerequisite 75 kills with the S-5

Name Ion Shot
Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Icon
In-game Description Ionized bolts that change weapon efficiency.
- Increased damage against turrets, vehicles and shields.
- Reduced damage against troopers, special units and heroes.
Effect Increased damage to vehicles, turrets, and shields; decreased damage to infantry and heroes
Prerequisite 150 kills with the S-5

Trivia Edit

  • Like the CR-2, the S-5 made its first appearance in The Phantom Menance being used primarily by the Royal Naboo Security Forces.
  • In Legends, the golden rod under the barrel served as a dart launcher.[1]

Updates Edit

Battle of Geonosis Update

  • S-5: Reduced distance before damage fall off starts (20->15 meters).

1.2 Patch

  • All Classes - Fixed an issue on Blaster Rifles and the S-5, weapons that can be toggled with a high zoom level through Dual Zoom, where the scope glint would always appear when zooming. It now only appears when the dual zoom scope is equipped and toggled to its highest magnification level.

Gallery Edit

Reduced Recoil Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Reduced Recoil modification
  • With Reduced Recoil and Dual Zoom modifications
  • With Reduced Recoil and Ion Shot modifications

Dual Zoom Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Dual Zoom modification
  • With Dual Zoom and Reduced Recoil modifications
  • With Dual Zoom and Ion Shot modifications

Ion Shot Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Ion Shot modification
  • With Ion Shot and Reduced Recoil modifications
  • With Ion Shot and Dual Zoom modifications

References Edit

  1. Wookieepedialogo S-5 heavy blaster pistol on Wookieepedia


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