The Spas-12 Shotgun (spas) is a mid-ranged, high-rate of fire gun in RUST. They are the only directly purchasable shotgun type and are one of two weapons of this type that can fire more than two shots in quick succession.
This weapon functions best as a raid defense tool, unleashing virtually impassable barrages of pellets and fire when paired with 12 Gauge Incendiary Shells. Shotgun weapon types, in general, aren’t of much use over 10 meters unless using a 12 Gauge Slug, which is a compact pellet shot instead of spread like the other ammunition types. Spas’ are the best shotguns all around, performing better than all other types, with the possible exception of the Pump Shotgun. The spas has a higher rate of fire but does less upfront damage.
The spas accepts the following bullet types:
Spas’s are not a good option for Auto Turret defense systems.