Kar98K vs M24 vs AWM – Which is the best Bolt Action Rifle in BGMI?

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There are many types of weapons in BGMI/PUBG like Assault Rifles, SMG, LMG, Pistols, Snipers, Melees. These weapons are divided into different categories on the basis of their character. In this article, we will know which guns are there in BGMI which is called Bolt Action Rifle.

First of all, we need to know what is a Bolt Action Rifle, so that we will be able to identify it easily. A bolt action rifle is one in which the firing process is accomplished by the bolt, which is mounted in the gun itself. We can identify it by just looking at it. It is always longer in size, convenient for mounting the scope, and always has a protruding handle which we can call Bolt Handle. The guy who fires using Bolt Action Rifle is usually called a sniper. Generally, this rifle works in single mode. After firing one bullet, the second bullet is loaded into the gun and fired again after some time. For this reason, the aim of the sniper should be accurate, so that the enemy can be eliminated in a single bullet.

Also read | Which are the Assault Rifles in BGMI?

Which is the Bolt Action Rifle in BGMI?

Talking about sniper rifles, everyone knows that the most lethal sniper rifle in BGMI is AWM. So BGMI currently has 5 bolt action rifles which are mentioned below.

1) AWM – Arctic Warfare Magnum

Weapon nameArctic Warfare Magnum (AWM)
Weapon typeBolt Action Rifle
Ammunition.300 Winchester Magnum
Hit damage105
Firing modesSingle
Magazine capacity5 cartridge (Extended capacity 7)
Attachment points4

Just like the M416 is everyone’s favorite assault rifle, the AWM is everyone’s favorite in the sniper’s category. AWM stands for Arctic Warfare Magnum. This is the deadliest bolt action rifle in BGMI, just a headshot of it can eliminate your opponent, even if he’s wearing a Level 3 helmet. It is a sniper, so obviously it is only for long-range. In PUBG, AWM is available only in airdrops in classic mode, along with its 25 bullets are also available.


2) M24

Weapon nameM24
Weapon typeBolt Action Rifle
Ammunition7.62mm
Hit damage75
Firing modesSingle
Magazine capacity5 cartridge (Extended capacity 7)
Attachment points4

M24 doesn’t need any introduction, because nowadays everyone keeps playing with M24 in the TDM mode of BGMI. This gun can be identified from far distance by its amazing firing sound.


3) Kar98K – Karabiner 98 Kurz

Weapon nameKarabiner 98 Kurz (Kar98K)
Weapon typeBolt Action Rifle
Ammunition7.62mm
Hit damage79
Firing modesSingle
Magazine capacity5 cartridge
Attachment points3

Karabiner 98 Kurz is commonly known as Kar98K. This rifle has its existence in real life as well. Its outer body is made entirely of wood, which makes it look most beautiful in the sniper category. This ancient look of this rifle attracts many people and compels them to pick up the Kar98K in the game, however, there is nothing special in this rifle. Neither does it use any special ammo nor does an extended magazine can be installed. The designers of PUBG also give utmost importance to this gun, so most of the skins among the snipers have been designed only of Kar98K.


4) Mosin Nagant

Weapon nameMosin Nagant
Weapon typeBolt Action Rifle
Ammunition7.62mm
Hit damage79
Firing modesSingle
Magazine capacity5 cartridge
Attachment points3

Mosin Nagant is the new most Bolt Action Sniper Rifle added in BGMI. This sniper is also normal, which is easily found anywhere on the map. Nowadays it has become a sniper rifle found more than the Kar98K, but its popularity is slightly less than the Kar98K. This gun is very similar to the Kar98K in appearance and features, so there is confusion about which one to pick up. Its sound is similar to that of Win94.

Where to find Bolt Action Rifle in BGMI?

Bolt action is the gun category whose gun spawn least in BGMI, that’s why these guns are rarely found. This guns spawn somewhere in all the maps in BGMI. There is no such certain location where do find this category guns. It can be found lying anywhere in the map. Out of these, we only know the fixed location of AWM. Because only this is a bolt action rifle which is available only in airdrops. The Mosin Nagant is mostly found from bot. Kar98 and M24 don’t have a fixed location but can be found by searching properly.

Frequently asked questions

1) Is Win94 a Bolt Action Sniper Rifle?
→ No, Win94 is a Lever Action Sniper Rifle.

2) Which is the best bolt action rifle Kar98K or M24?
→ According to damage, Kar98K is better than M24.

3) Which is more deadliest Kar98K or Mosin Nagant?
→ These both are the same according to their damage. The Kar98K is more heavily used, so it proves to be deadlier than the Mosin Nagant.

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