3.5x Head 2x Body 1x legs/arms
Damage drops off after 40 meters to 80 meters
RecoilForceLeftRight -0.2 - -0.2
Does not affect spread
(standing, crouching or prone)
(maximum deviation by moving) 0.2 (moving forward/backwards) 0.2 (add for moving sideways) 0.1 (reduce per server-frame (30 fps)) Turning 0 (maximum deviation by turning) 0 (turning up and down) 0 (turning left and right) 0 (reduce per server-frame (30 fps)) Jumping 2.5 (maximum deviation by jumping) 2.5 (performing a jump) 0.1 (reduce per server-frame (30 fps))
Increase per bullet
Decrease per second
2.5 (first shot)
1.5 (added per shot)
(amount reduced per server-frame (30 per second))
Walther P38 is a weapon featured in as the standard issue pistol of the Battlefield 1942 Wehrmacht, the Afrika Korps and Imperial Japanese Navy. It has a medium rate of fire, moderate accuracy, moderate damage and moderate recoil. It can kill in 3-4 shots, or two headshots. Naturally because of its status as a sidearm, the P38 is not a very effective weapon. Its main use is for last resort or close-quarters purposes only.
The Road to Rome
expansion features the Walther P38 as the standard sidearm of the
Royal Italian Army
Secret Weapons of WWII
expansion features it as the standard sidearm issued to the
German Elite Forces
. Its is identical to the Allied
and is identical in terms of stats.
The Walther P38 in first person
Reloading the Walther P38.
A Wehrmacht soldier with a P38
There is an unused menu icon in the game files, featuring a black finish rather than the current brighter finish.