The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 The subject of this article appeared in Zombies mode The subject of this article appears in Blackout
For a similarly named rotary light machine gun, see Auger.

"Semi-auto tactical rifle. Highest damage in class with reliable accuracy at range."
— In-game description

The Auger DMR is a tactical rifle featured in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

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The Auger DMR is the first unlocked tactical rifle in the game, available as soon as Create-A-Class is unlocked. The weapon boasts strong damage, netting consistent three-shot kills out to medium range, as well as a medium firecap that gives it a strong time-to-kill both in close-quarters and at range. Recoil is moderate, but the centerspeed is high enough that the weapon settles between shots, meaning that recoil isn't a problem except when tracking targets at long range. The weapon is particularly effective when holding down long sightlines from a distance. The magazine size of 20 rounds is perfect for the weapon, as the lower RPM and high damage means that less bullets are required to secure a kill.

Despite the Auger DMR's designation as a tactical rifle, it can be surprisingly effective in close-quarters given sufficient accuracy. Its hipfire spread is somewhat large, but is still tight enough to be used in close-quarters when spraying as a last ditch option. However, as engagements move closer to point-blank, the Auger DMR becomes increasingly dependent upon accuracy, as missing shots drastically increases the time-to-kill and makes it more likely that the player will lose the engagement. 

By default, the Auger DMR comes with a scope that provides a similar level of zoom to the Recon Force. For the most part, the scope is clear and the reticle is easy to use. However, if using the rifle on a close-quarters oriented map, optics with less zoom such as the Reflex may be in order.

Zombies[edit | edit source]

The Auger DMR appears in the zombie maps Voyage of Despair, IX, Blood of the Dead, and Classified, where it's available as a weapon within the Mystery Box for 950 points. When upgraded via Pack-a-Punch Machine, it becomes the Dead Man's Refracker with the magazine size increased to 30 rounds and its ammo reserve increased to 210.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "Santa Monica CA" and "7.62 x 5" can be seen written on the side of the weapon.
  • "DMR" stands for Designated Marksman Rifle.
  • The Auger DMR was originally called the TAC-MOD 700 in pre-alpha images.
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