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Weapon/Attachment Locations - This article is part of a series.
Part 11: This Article
Where to find the Pistol and the requirements to obtain it in the Sons of the Forest.
Pistol in Sons of the Forest>

Pistol in Sons of the Forest #

The pistol is a ranged weapon that requires 9mm ammunition rounds to fire the gun.

The pistol has no durability, so there is no concern about losing the item due to this.

Requirements to Obtain>

Requirements to Obtain #

None - Some items require the player to solve a puzzle or use other collected items to obtain. For example, you may need to dig into the ground to find an item, so in situations like that, you will need a shovel.

Thankfully the Pistol is not one of the items that require additional items or puzzles to obtain it. Just swim up to it and collect it! However…

Shark Warning - While there are no requirements to obtain the pistol, you do need to fight a shark after obtaining the pistol. As a shark will appear around the boat after you pick up the pistol. Attempting to swim to shore without killing the shark will result in your death as the shark is ruthless.

Pistol Map>

Pistol Map #

Below is a world map with all the known locations for the Pistol.

Sons of the Forest Pistol Map Location

The Pistol also has a GPS Marker, so if you follow the pink circle with the !, you will head directly to it.

Pistol Location #1>

Pistol Location #1 #

The green marker on the map above is location 1. Head to that spot on the map and swim out to the boat in the water. Climb upon the boat (You will need to interact ‘E’ to do this.) and then pick up your new shiny pew pewer!

Sons of the Forest Pistol Location 1

Tips for Finding the Pistol>

Tips for Finding the Pistol #

Follow the West-most Pink ! Marker that is on your map as it will lead directly to it. It will be the only GPS Marker in the water. That will be the best way to locate the Pistol.

Pistol Location 2>

Pistol Location 2 #

Head towards the green location 2 marker on the map above. While heading to that location, look for the pulsing green icon on your map to appear so you can follow that. Once you reach the location, you will find the cave entrance.

Sons of the Forest Pistol Location 2 Cave Entrance

Once inside, you will need to use the Guest Keycard to progress further in. Once you can start exploring the residential areas you want to look inside the first residential room to find the Pistol next to the Pistol Rail on the ground.

Sons of the Forest Pistol Rail Location 2

Location 2 Requirements>

Location 2 Requirements #

Guest Keycard, Maintenance Keycard, Gun Rope, Rebreather, & Shovel - Location 4 requires the Gun Rope, Rebreather, Shovel, Maintenance Keycard, and the Guest Keycard to access the bunker.

Items Nearby>

Items Nearby #

You can find a 3D Printer in this bunker, so if you still need to craft anything from that you can do so. Additionally, you can find the Leather Suit, Pistol Rail, Katana, Shotgun Rail, and Golden Mask in this same bunker.

More Possible Locations>

More Possible Locations #

Currently, there is only 2 known location for the Pistol. More locations may come in future updates, but at this time players can only obtain it at the location above. We will make sure to update our map with any new spots when Sons of the Forest gets any new updates for the Stun Baton.

Obtain Once>

Obtain Once #

The Pistol can only be obtained once. If the item had other spawn locations (Which may happen in the future), they would despawn preventing you from picking up multiple versions of the item. This is how Sons of the Forest enables the players to have multiple options when looting major items.


Conclusion #

There are no requirements for the Pistol and there is only 1 known location to obtain it. So, if you want to collect all the items in Sons of the Forest, make sure you head to the marked spot and collect your Pistol and kill that Shark!

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Weapon/Attachment Locations - This article is part of a series.
Part 11: This Article