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Main L96A1 Black-Magnum
L96A1 Black-Magnum
Information
Supply Cases

Supply Crate MYST-N

Mega MYST Crate

Transport Locker

Supply Crate MYST-Golf

Supply Crate MYST-Victor

MYST-Infinity Case

Supply Crate MYST-SvS

Supply Case GIFT-N

Restrictions

None

Popularity

High

Features

Pre-attached Scope

Muzzle Brake

Ammo capacity

6/18

Statistics
Damage100
Portability45
Rate of Fire14
Accuracy90
Recoil65
Firing modes

Bolt-Action

Modifications

Magazine



A heavier variant of the fearsome L96A1 chambered for an even more powerful Magnum round. The bolt has been reworked for faster reload.
  — The Arsenal 

The L96A1 Black-Magnum is an NX-Rare variant of the L96A1, and a Cosmetic Variant of the L96A1 Super-Magnum.

OverviewEdit

The Black-Magnum features a fast rate of fire, high portability, and extra ammunition. It surpasses the original L96A1 in almost every aspect, and the Super-Magnum in terms of reload speed.

Like the Super-Magnum, the Black-Magnum incorporates a muzzle brake to help control recoil, but prevents you from toning down its loudness. It also has a slightly lower draw speed in comparison to the rest of the L9 series.  

As a Super WeaponEdit

In Cabin Fever, the Black-Magnum appears as one of the Super Weapons - enhanced to fight the Infected.

This version of the weapon can kill a Mauler or a Charger with a single shot, which no other rifle (not even the ordinary Black-Magnum) is able to do.

Variants



Variants

GP Standard L96A1
GP Rare L96A1 Ghillie
NX Standard L96A1 Arctic Wolf
NX Rare L96A1 Super-Magnum
L96A1 Black-Magnum
Festive L96A1 Holiday Wolf
Cousin L115A2
L115A2 Arctic Wolf
L115A3
L115A3 Ghillie
S 58 Musket


Item of the WeekEdit

On 4/23/2010, the Black-Magnum was the item of the week. Here is what the review included:

"This week’s item of the week is the L96A1 Black-Magnum. This is a heavier variant of a classic sniper rifle chambered for an even more powerful Magnum round. The bolt has also been reworked for a faster reload. Like most sniper rifles, the L96A1 is best on larger maps with lots of open space and hidden positions where a sniper can set up a "nest" to take out unsuspecting victims. According to our Combat Arms soldiers, you'll definitely appreciate the qualities of the L96A1 Black Magnum on Snow Valley, Road Kill, Wave Rider and Two Towers. Fans of this gun also point out that it's more powerful shot can take out opponents even if they're wearing protection and have reported some success in destroying Enforcers in Cabin Fever."

Let’s see what a few of your fellow Combat Arms players had to say:

“The L96A1 Magnum is a perfect weapon for all-around situations, for popping that annoying sniper's head in Snow Valley, (and) using its one-hit kill power and quick scoping for Junk Flea games.” – Gus A.

“Its tremendous power makes it more or less impossible top tank a shot from this beast of a gun. This gun is in a class of its own. No L9 variant even comes close to the power of this gun. Its bolt speed is so fast one can even say that it is semi-automatic. Overall the best sniper I have used.” – Diego W.

“I feel the Black Magnum is best on Snow Valley, sitting on top of the tower picking off opponents like they were sitting still. One beautiful shot to the skull sending the rest of their team into a panic. The best kill is in the dead silence, a shot rings out from your gun, the opponent falls dead.” - Joshua P."

EventsEdit

The Black-Magnum was available through the following events:

  • In Combat Arms EU, the Black Magnum was on sale from 5/6/11 to 5/8/11.
  • The L96A1 Black-Magnum could be won from the 8/16/12 5-Shot Returns event.
  • This weapon was available for permanent duration during the  NeX-Mas Sale, for the price of 28,980 NX.
  • The L96A1 Black-Magnum was given to players who logged in during the 5th Anniversary Hot Shot Event on July 11th, 2013 at 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Pacific (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Sydney, July 12th).

TriviaEdit

  • The desire for a Permanent Black-Magnum is satiringly-referenced in-game, most notably in Combat Arms the Musical, with a song named Oh, What a Beautiful Permanent Black-Magnum.
  • The draw rate of this gun is the same as L115A2/3 and L96A1 Artic Wolf/Ghillie; slower than the standard L96A1.
  • Although said to have increased damage, the L96A1 Black-Magnum still tanks frequently (but not as much as the L96A1), even on light vesters.

MediaEdit

  • The drawing animation of the L96A1 Black-Magnum.
  • The firing animation of the L96A1 Black-Magnum.
  • The scoping animation of the L96A1 Black-Magnum.
  • The reloading animation of the L96A1 Black-Magnum.
  • The sprinting animation of the L96A1 Black-Magnum.

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