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Before your first mission after the opening mission, I'm given the choice of four weapons:

  • Stun Gun
  • Tranquilizer Rifle
  • Combat Rifle
  • Revolver

One factor I'm considering is how long it will take my to find the weapons I do not choose, since ideally I would like to get my hands on them all at some point.

How long into the game am I able to retrieve each of these weapons?

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The combat rifle is probably the easiest to get to. Almost every soldier, even at the start, will carry one.

A revolver is also carried by some soldiers, but less frequently, so I would put that on number two. It still won't take too long into the game though.

The first I've seen a stun gun was also somewhere in the early game, when I started for pacifist.

Seeing as I've had a tranquillizer rifle from the start, I've never bothered to look for one, but they are also present quite a bit in the first few missions.

To sum up, I don't think you'll have to wait long for any of the weapons, but the ones for up close are going to take a bit longer than the ones with distance.

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  • Stungun - You can find one after completing the first mission. It's in a storage locker locked in an alleyway near Jensen's apartment. A hacking level of two is required to open it.
  • Tranq - There are a couple of storage lockers in Detroit, also see the arms dealers.
  • Combat Rifle - Soldiers and better armed gang members. Also look in your apartment for a few.
  • Revolver - Some soldiers at the Milwaukee Junction factory may have them. I know they are found in Highland Park for sure though. (thanks @ArdaXi).
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Soldiers in the plant carry revolvers before you even get to Detroit. – user56 Sep 4 '11 at 13:12
Huh, I mussed have missed that guy. Will update. – CyberSkull Sep 4 '11 at 13:14
Am I able to get the stun gun right after I finish the first mission, Back in the Saddle? – Wipqozn Sep 4 '11 at 13:19
@Wipqozn Before getting in the VTOL. See solution above. – CyberSkull Sep 4 '11 at 13:24
I believe you are mistaken about the Stungun. I checked, but it doesn't contain one. It does contain a weapon upgrade though. – Wipqozn Sep 4 '11 at 14:12

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