Which Primary Weapons are equipable depends on the Soldier Class.
What follows is a brief summery of weapons available and their relevant Soldier Class requirements.
Shotguns are a primary weapon type restricted to the Ranger Class.
|“||Shotgun-style weapons are extremely effective at close range, but their accuracy drops off quickly at longer range.||”|
–Tactical Info. XCOM 2
Cannons are a primary weapon type restricted to the Grenadier Class.
Sniper Rifles are a primary weapon type restricted to the Sharpshooter Class.
- All primary weapons receives a second mod slot at the second tier and will remain so. A third slot is only possible by obtaining the Armed to the Teeth Continent Bonus.