It has a magazine size of 6 and fires 12 pellets per shot. When reloading, one shell will be loaded at a time, and the reloading action can be interrupted to fire any loaded shells. Its damage can vary, dealing as low as 6 damage or as high as 123 depending on how many pellets struck the player and whether or not they landed in the head.
- It appears to be based on the real-life Winchester Model 1897.
- The Shotgun is one of the few weapons that can be found at all general weapon locations.
- The Shotgun is one of the two weapons that fire more than one bullet at once, with the other being the SPAS.
- By extension, they are the only two weapons that deal bonus damage by landing hits on the head.