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|First Found||Boston Quarantine Zone (Joel and Tess' hideout)|
|Clip Capacity||6 bullets (base), 14 (max)|
|Max Ammo||20 bullets (base), 28 (max)|
A compact handgun, while the 9mm Pistol is weaker and has less range than the revolver, the lower recoil allows for faster firing and more accuracy. There are two 9mm semi-automatic pistols in the game. One is a Colt Defender, the first firearm available in the game, the second is a Beretta Model 70, Ellie, Marlene and Hunters in the financial plaza in Pittsburgh use.
One of the most common firearms in the campaign, it is the first weapon acquired by Joel in the game, in the Boston Quarantine Zone, taken from Joel and Tess' hideout in their preparations to find Robert. Joel later gives a Beretta Model 70 Jaguar to Ellie in Pittsburgh, stating that it is "for emergencies only", but she uses it to great effect to provide cover for Joel whenever they encounter enemies. Ellie also uses it when the player controls her in Lakeside Resort and in the mall segments of Left Behind.
Many of the enemies faced by Joel and Ellie wield 9mm Pistols. While less dangerous than those with rifles and shotguns, they are more dangerous than those with melee weapons, so caution should still be taken.
The 9mm's roles are silence, accuracy, and suppression through rapid fire. The 9mm is a very versatile weapon, especially at close to medium ranges. While Revolver rivals the 9mm in close to medium range combat, the 9mm can be suppressed, allowing the player to remain undetected. The silenced 9mm only requires one loadout point to equip, making it the cheapest silenced weapon in the game in terms of loadout points.
The 9mm is weaker than the Revolver: it deals 20 damage per shot, and thus requires five body shots to down an opponent, compared to the revolver's three shot down potential. The 9mm deals 60 damage with headshots, meaning that one headshot and two body shots or two headshots can also down an opponent. It requires three body shots to execute unarmored opponents, or just one head shot. The lower damage of the 9mm and its mild but still noticeable recoil make it a poorer choice for longer range combat when compared to the more reliably damaging revolver. However, the 9mm's unusually high headshot damage makes it one of the best weapons in the game for those skilled at aiming for the head; its fast rate of fire makes it the most capable weapon of downing an enemy in the fastest time.
The 9mm makes up for its lower damage with a higher rate of fire, which the Revolver lacks. It has a magazine capacity of seven shots and a starting ammo capacity of a total of ten shots. The high rate of fire for this weapon makes it ideal for suppressing targets, hindering their ability to accurately return fire.
Players with a good trigger finger can also use this weapon to their advantage against melee weapons. The 9mm's fire rate gives it an innate ability to interrupt melee weapon attacks, ideal for disorienting Burst Rifle or Shotgun users.
|Reload Speed||Allows you to reload the weapon faster.|
|Fire Rate||Allows you to fire the weapon faster.|
|Magazine Capacity||Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload.|
- Ellie (temporarily)
- Sam (temporarily)
- The 9mm pistol is used by almost every group in The Last of Us.
- Along with the Shotgun, the 9mm pistol is the only other weapon used by Joel that is automatically acquired through game progression. All the other weapons must be picked up from predetermined location or from killed enemy and, as such, can be missed.
- Ellie and Marlene both use a different model Pistol based on the Beretta Model 70, which is actually chambered in .32 ACP, .380 ACP, and .22 Long-Rifle.
- Another model, a Beretta 92FS Brigadier, is used by a soldier in a cutscene.
- Ellie is shown cocking a 9mm pistol in The Last of Us story trailer, but this scene was not shown in the final game.
- The Colt Defender is one of the handguns used as a model for one of the 9mm firearms in the game. However, it is also chambered in .45 ACP.
- When the player reloads on a partially full magazine, they always pull back the slide. This isn't necessary as a round was already chambered.
- The slide markings on the 9mm read either Yae, or Tae Doken Series 85.
- Like the real-world US military, the Beretta looks to be standard issue for infantry soldiers. Outside of cutscenes, they use the Colt Defender model, however.
- The reload animation for the 9mm pistol suggests that the slide lock on the pistol is broken and that the user has to manually cycle the initial round into the chamber upon loading a new magazine into the empty pistol.
- When one has a magazine upgrade, there is no visible change in the length of said magazine.
- The 9mm Pistol shown in the E3 2018 Trailer for The Last of Us Part II appears to be based on the Beretta 92FS.
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