MW3 Pistols

Here is an official list of all the handguns / pistols in the MW3 multiplayer.

USP .45

This handgun is available from the beginning. This gun also featured in COD 4 and MW2; and is set to make a comeback for MW3. In Call of Duty, this is an all-round good sidearm, as it has great accuracy and a large magazine. Unfortunately, it has mediocre hip fire accuracy.



The P99 is a new addition to Call of Duty. This handgun, which is unlocked at the beginning, is a semi-automatic pistol that was developed in Germany. Also known as the Walther P99, production of this handgun began in 1997.

P99 MW3


The MP412 REX is a Russian .357 magnum revolver that is unlocked from the start of the MW3 multiplayer. This revolver has a break-open frame and an automatic ejector. REX stands for Revolver for EXport. Unfortunately, this pistol never made it onto the market.


.44 Magnum

This revolver first appeared in MW2. In MW3, it can be unlocked at Level 46. It is extremely powerful in-game and it usually only takes 2-3 shots to kill, regardless of Stopping Power. This gun was developed in the United States by Elmer Keith/Smith and Wesson.

44 magnum mw3

Five Seven

The Five Seven is another new addition to the Call of Duty series. Also known as the FN Five-seven, this pistol was developed in Belgium. It is semi-automatic. This weapon is used by many law enforcement agencies in the United States. In-game, it is unlocked at Level 58.

Desert Eagle

The Desert Eagle makes a comeback in MW3. It was previously featured in both Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfare 2. Unlocked at Level 76, this pistol is described as a large-framed gas-operated semi-automatic pistol that was designed by Magnum Research in the United States.

Black Ops 2 Pistols