XDefiant How to Unlock All Weapons

Screenshot before the match starts in XDefiant

To use almost every weapon in XDefiant, you have to unlock them first; luckily, unlocking weapons in the game is pretty easy. XDefiant launched with an arsenal of weapons players can use to bring down their opponents. Stick with our guide, and we will explain what is needed to unlock all the weapons that are currently in the game.

How to Unlock All Weapons in XDefiant

The preseason of XDefiant launched with 24 guns spread across six different weapon categories, including everything from assault rifles to handguns and grenades. Although each weapon category comes with one unlocked gun, completing in-game challenges is required to unlock the rest. However, these challenges are all based on the use of specific weapon classes, so simply playing will be enough.  

Assault Rifles

  • M4A1 – Unlocked by default
  • AK-47 – Deal 4,000 damage with Assault Rifles
  • M16A4 – Get 20 Headshot kills with an Assault Rifle
  • MDR – Unlocked by reaching level 10 in Battle Pass
  • ACR 6.8 – Get 10 Longshot kills with an Assault Rifle


  • MP5A2 – Unlocked by default
  • Vector .45 ACP – Deal 10,000 damage with SMGs
  • P90 – Get 10 Hipfire kills with SMGs
  • MP7 – Get 10 Point-blank kills with SMGs
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  • M870 – Unlocked by default
  • Double Barrel – Get 10 Hipfire kills with Shotgun
  • AA-12 – Get 15 Point-blank kills with a Shotgun


  • M249 – Unlocked by default
  • RPK-74 – Deal 10,000 damage with LMGs
  • M60 – Deal 5,000 damage to enemies equipped with LMGs

Marksman Rifles 

  • MK 20 SSD – Unlocked by default
  • SVD – Get 15 Longshot kills with a Marksman Rifle

Sniper Rifles 

  • M44 – Unlocked by default
  • TAC-50 – Get 10 One-shot kills with a Sniper Rifle

Handguns / Secondary Weapons 

  • M9 – Unlocked by default
  • 686 Magnum – Get five Quick-swap kills with a Secondary weapon
  • M1911 – Get four Point-blank kills with Secondary weapons
  • 93R – Sprint for 240 seconds with a Secondary weapon
  • D50 – Deal 1,000 damage with a Secondary weapon


  • Frag Grenade – Unlocked by default
  • Sticky Grenade – Inflict 25 Status Conditions on enemies
  • Proximity Mine – Deal 1,000 damage with devices
  • Flashbang Grenade – Kill 20 enemies suffering from status conditions
  • EMP Grenade – Deal 400 damage to enemies equipped with devices

This is all the weapons for now. We are sure that more weapons will be released, and we will promptly update this article when that happens.


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