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.500 Smith & Wesson Magnum


The .500 S&W Magnum or 12.7×41mmSR is a .50 caliber semi-rimmed revolver cartridge. It is the single most powerful production handgun cartridge in existence. The .500 S&W Magnum is capable of putting down most creatures, natural or unnatural.


Note: 343.2 m/s is the subsonic barrier - anything below that is considered subsonic. Subsonic ammunition removes the bullet crack down range making the round better suited to stealth.

Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration
300GR FTX 44 632 3.6
620GR Hollowpoint 55.2 370 2
750GR Hollowpoint 67.5 303 0.9
Devastator 23 + [email protected] 480 0.2
Ratshot 1.2x220 305 0.4

Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.