With the amount of available weapons and equipment it is not easy to decide what to spend your em$ or gm$ on.

Use this guide to help you pick and choose what might be best suited to your hunting style

TheHunter_Classic_BUYING_GUIDE

What Rifle Should I Buy?

There are many weapons to choose from, but the choice is especially difficult when it comes to Rifles.

Consider the following criteria when selecting a new rifle:

Criterion Buying Help
Which and how many Sights will fit on this rifle? Sights in the Wiki / Sights in the Store
If I buy a sight, will this fit on other rifles? Sights in the Wiki / Sights in the Store
What reticles of the available sights do I prefer? See Sights.
What is the reload speed? Ask in the forum or watch the video below
Does it have a magazine for faster reloading? See "magazine capacity" for every rifle (on the page of each rifle).
How is the stability when aiming? Ask in the forum or watch videos
Do I like the overall look? Compare here or watch the video below
Which firing sound appeals to me? Watch the video below
Which iron sights appeal to me? Watch the video below
What is the list of ethical animals to kill? See Permitted Ammo.
How much capacity does it take up in my inventory? Compare capacities based on information in the Store
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Stand Hunting

Many and one hunter enjoys a quiet time in the stand waiting for animals to pass by. Be ready when they come.

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Ground Blind
Tree Stand
Tripod Stand
Ghillie Suit
Close Range Weapons
Scents

Traditional Hunting

Warp back into a time where the clothes were made of leather and fabric, and the weapons of wood. The according equipment is available.

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Classic Rifles
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Trapper Outfit
Doc Monsignor
Outfits
Traditional
Arctic Outfit
Classic Rifles
Cap Lock or
Inline Muzzleloaders
Longbow or Cable-backed Bow

Bow Hunting

Bow hunters claim to be their own guild. Get your hands around the many magnificent bows, and anything else that will be useful for those close bow kills.

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Compound Bows
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Ghillie Suit
Compound
Bows
5-Pin Rangefinder
Bow Sight
Recurve Bow
for fun / challenge
Longbow
for fun / challenge
Scents

Baiting

Place your baiting stations right into the woods and fields where an abundance of your prey of desire can be found. In combination with a strategic stand placement, you can build a deadly trap.

Bait Barrel
Hog Feeder
Goat Mineral Feeder
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Bear Bait Container
Hog Feeder
Goat Mineral Feeder
Ground Blind
Tree Stand
Tripod Stand
Close Range Weapons

Waterfowling

Lure those birds down from the skies and be ready for when they come in. Increase your chances by setting your place up with the right equipment.

General Equipment

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Shotguns
Labrador
Retriever
Waterfowling Clothes
Cowboy Hats
Shotguns

Duck Hunting

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Waterfowl Blind
Swamp Camo
Duck Decoys
Long Range
Caller
Short Range
Caller
Duck Caller Lanyard

Goose Hunting

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Waterfowl Blinds
Decoys
Long Range Callers
Short Range Callers
Flag Lures

Competitive Hunting

You like a competitive style and are constantly on your toes to go after every possible trophy animal? Do not miss a good competition rank due to the lack of the according tools and toys. The many ongoing competitions require you to be fully packed and ready for every animal in the hunting reserve you are in.

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Boone & Crockett,
Trapper or Army Outfit
Increased Capacity
Pump Action Shotgun
Universal weapon for all species except cow species
High Performance Rifles
Crazy Caller Bundle [1]

Long Range Shooting

If you enjoy those really long shots, get the best possible equipment available. That's what the pros do after all.

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Tents to fast travel to
Tree Stands to gain height
High Performance Rifles
High Performance Scopes
Rangefinder Binoculars
Baiting Stations
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