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"Versatile but expensive, the German-made MP7 SMG is the perfect choice for high-impact close-range combat."
―Official description
Alternate name(s)





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9mm caliber

Magazine capacity


Firing mode(s)


Rate of fire

800 RPM

Weight (loaded)

1.9 kilograms

Muzzle velocity

2,411 feet/second

Used by
  • Counter-Terrorists
  • Terrorists
Movement speed (units per second)


This article is about the new submachine gun from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. For its predecessor, see MP5.

The MP7 is a submachine gun featured in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, available to both factions.


The MP7 is a personal defense weapon (PDW) designed by Germany-based Heckler & Koch in 2001, chambered in the special 4.6x30mm caliber, and designed to use 20, 30 or 40-round magazines. The MP7 in CS:GO uses a 30-round magazine and costs $1700. Despite the fact the real life version uses the 4.6x30mm cartridge, in game it is coded to use the same 9x19mm Parabellum that the Glock-18, Dual Berettas, Tec-9, MP9, and PP-Bizon use, likely to avoid having to program in a new ammunition type specifically for it. As such, it carries a reserve of 120 rounds. As with other SMGs, the MP7 awards 2x the money per kill than normal ($600 in Competitive Mode, $300 in Casual Mode).

Hitbox Primary Attack
Unarmored Armored
Head 115 60
Chest & Arm 28 15
Stomach 35 18
Leg 21 21
Red signifies a fatal hit.


  • High rate of fire
  • Useful for hit-and-run tactics
  • Lightweight compared to most other weapons




  • At close proximity with targets, spray bullets.
    • Aim at the chest/stomach to ensure all bullets hit an enemy player. Be sure to hold down your mouse to control the recoil.
    • Strafe and burst-fire at medium ranges. Aim at the head for maximum efficiency.
  • Switch to your pistol if you have to reload or engage enemies at longer ranges.
  • The MP7 lacks sufficient range thus forcing users to ambush enemies at close proximity.
    • Disengage enemies that have shotguns and automatic rifles, unless you can catch them off guard. These weapons inflict more damage and/or are more accurate which can easily overwhelm MP7 users.
  • This is a good SMG to counter snipers at close range, especially the AWP. However, be warned that they could (still) hit you in the head, stomach, or any other unprotected area if you are alone.


  • Powerful assault rifles and shotguns in close range can overpower MP7 users.
  • Keep strafing. Inexperienced users will empty their ammo and they will have to either take cover and reload or switch to a pistol. If this happens, swiftly eliminate that enemy player.
  • At longer ranges, assailants will burst-fire. Keep your distance and counter with more accurate weapons, such as a rifle.


Counter-Strike: Global OffensiveEdit

Weapon SpecialistEdit

MP7 Expert csgo MP7 Expert
Kill 250 enemies with the MP7.



  • Originally the MP7 was slated to be exclusive to the Counter-Terrorists, similar to the PP-Bizon for the Terrorists.
  • In the game, MP7 is based on the MP7A1 variant.
  • The firing sound of the MP7 is reused from the MP5.
  • The reload animation of the MP7 is similar to the MP9.
  • In real-life, the MP7 does not fire in 9x19mm Parabellum.

External linksEdit

  • MP7 at Wikipedia
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