The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Zombies
For the similarly named killstreak, see EMP.

"Semi-auto energy pistol. Reliably delivers consistent stopping power."
— In-game description


The EMC (Electro-Magnetic Compact) is a energy handgun featured in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Campaign[edit | edit source]

The EMC is SDF's standard issue sidearm[1] and can be found throughout the campaign. When all side missions are completed, the EMC unlocks the Spread Shot upgrade, which modifies the pistol to shoot a spreadshot blast of energy.

The Spread Shot appears in the game's multiplayer as the Epic gun perk Supercell.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Weapon Type - Handgun
  • Bullet Type - Energy
  • Special Features - None

Multiplayer[edit | edit source]

The EMC is unlocked by default.

Attachments[edit | edit source]

Optics[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

Variants[edit | edit source]

For variant images, see EMC/Variants.
Name Image(s) Gun Perks Cost Notes
Brawler 75px Steady Gun Perk Icon IW.png 200Salvage Currency Icon IW.png
Heavy Weight 75px Lights Out Gun Perk Icon IW.png 200Salvage Currency Icon IW.png
Mulligan 75px Refund Gun Perk Icon IW.pngSharpshooter Gun Perk Icon IW.png 500Salvage Currency Icon IW.png Previously named "Mulligen". Still appears as "Mulligen" on the in-game HUD.
Headrush 75px Head Rush Gun Perk Icon IW.pngStockpile Gun Perk Icon IW.png N/A Unlocked via supply drops.
Calamity 75px Nuclear Gun Perk Icon IW.pngStockpile Gun Perk Icon IW.png 2000Salvage Currency Icon IW.png
Champ 75px One-Two Gun Perk Icon IW.pngLights Out Gun Perk Icon IW.png 2000Salvage Currency Icon IW.png
Avalanche 75px Lucky 7 Gun Perk Icon IW.pngReadiness Gun Perk Icon IW.png 4000Salvage Currency Icon IW.png
Switchblade 75px 50pxStability Gun Perk Icon IW.png 4000Salvage Currency Icon IW.png

Zombies[edit | edit source]

The EMC is available from the Magic Wheel for 950 points. It is unlocked for customization at level 13.

When upgraded the EMC becomes the Star Bright and gains a bullet-seeking effect when hip-firing, similar to the DMR-1 when upgraded[2].

Gallery[edit | edit source]

For camouflage images, see EMC/Camouflage.
For attachment images, see EMC/Attachments.
For variant images, see EMC/Variants.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Collector's Guide, page 27
  2. https://youtu.be/xi1MKCWClpw
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