9 Current Available Guns in Rust and Their Required Crafting Materials

Weapons are very important in Rust. It dramatically increase a chance to survive in this wasteland(If you are really new to a game, go and read this rust surviving guide first). It does not only give you a great protection against wildlife and player, it’s also an important tool to hunt an animal and make food out of it. Gun is the most dangerous so far. Currently there are 9 types of gun available in the game. Most of them could be obtained through crafting with a required blue print and materials.

Hand Canon

Required Materials: 20 Wood and 10 Metal Fragments

Hand Canon is very powerful. Its damage is even higher than an M4. Nevertheless, it has a very short range and only 1 round per magazine.


Required Materials : 60 Wood, 10 Cloth, and 80 Metal Fragments

A crude pistol is not as reliable as 9mm or P250. It has a slow fire rate and high recoil.

rust revolver

Revolver is quite hard to handle but its damage is very reliable.

9mm Pistol

Required Materials : 10 Low Quality Metal

Although the damage is not too high, 12 rounds in a clip is very useful and easy to handle.


Required Materials : 12 Low Quality Metal

P250 has the most accuracy and damage in pistol types. The only weakness is a low rate magazine size.

Pipe Shotgun

Required Materials: 50 Wood and 40 Metal Fragments

Because of its slow reloading time, Pipe Shotgun is not recommended to use against fierce enemies such as wolves or bears.


Required Materials : 12 Low Quality Metal

Powerful weapon in close range. It even can kill a man in one shot.

rust pump shotgun

Nothing could compare to a shotgun in a close range gunfire.

Bolt Action Rifle

Required Materials :: 50 Wood, 30 low Quality Metal, 20 Leather

The most deadliest rifle in the game. It also comes with a silencer.


Required Materials : 30 Low Quality Metal

The rapid fire rate and automatic mode makes M4 a popular choice.


Required Materials : 20 Low Quality Metal

A great sub machine gun which has the most magazine capacity in the game.

How to Build a Workbench in Rust


Some crafting requires workbench. Workbench is needed to craft be making those items. When workbench is ready crafter is required to stay near the workbench to receive “Workbench 1” status. In the process of crafting, player is not allowed to leave the workbench or the crafting will be canceled. Even the item which doesn’t require workbench, player will craft it faster when standing near the workbench. This is a secondary intermediate crafting tool after furnace.

Workbench requires 8 stones and 50 woods to make it. When the material is sufficient to make, go to the crafting menu and select workbench. It will take 30 seconds to make it.
Try to keep this tool in the house, since most of item in the game can be destroyed. 40 hits of hatchet can take it down.

Below is the list of items which require workbench.

  • Low Quality Metal
    A basic material to craft building like metal fragment for upgrading wall parts and weapon.
  • Metal Door
    A durable door which can be destroyed by explosive and grenade only.
  • 9mm Pistol
    A standard handgun with 12 rounds magazine.
  • Pipe Shotgun
    Pipe shotgun is effective in hunting, it can do a massive damage in close range.
  • Metal Pillar
    It give more durability than wood pillar. The base becomes stronger.
  • Metal Ramp
    A good grade component for building house.
  • Metal Wall
    Only an explosive charge can destroy this wall.
  • Explosive Charge
    A trouble solver for metallic building.
  • Silencer
    Attachment for a gun, it will make a gunsound quiet and give more accuracy.
  • Flashlight Mod
    An add-on for guns, very needed in night time.
  • Holo Sight
    Add this attachment to weapon for more accuracy.
  • Laser Sight
    Aiming will be easier but the laser point will notice the target.
  • F1 Grenade
    A hand grenade is used for area target and destroying building.
  • P250
    A fastest handgun with quickest firerate
  • Shotgun
    The best weapon in close-quarter combat
  • Revolver
    Don’t underestimate it because of slow reloading time and high recoil. The damage is reasonable.
  • Last Medkit
    Replenish a health overtime and instantly remove bleeding status.