Shotguns are a class of handheld short range special weapons which fires multiple projectiles at a target to inflict heavy damage on the target.
- Very-High-Impact: High-impact shotguns have a Rate of Fire value of 8 and an Impact value of 67. Examples include Astral Horizon, Matador 64 and Felwinter's Lie.
- High-Impact: Medium-high-impact shotguns have a Rate of Fire value of 14 and an Impact value of 61. Examples include 44 Curtain Call, Deidris's Retort, and Her Courtesy.
- Medium-Impact: Medium-low-impact shotguns have a Rate of Fire value of 23 and an Impact value of 52. Examples include Hard Luck Charm, Jingukogo-D, and Patch-A.
- Low-Impact: Low-impact shotguns have a Rate of Fire value of 35 and an Impact value of 40. Examples include Stolen Will, Dry Rot 32, and Wolfborne Oath.