A firearm is a weapon that fires either single or multiple projectiles, propelled at high velocity by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant. Firearms are powerful, and indeed most are highly effective weapons against the living dead, even at range. However, firearms have their drawbacks. Users are required to carry ammunition and frequently maintain and clean their weapons. Firearms are also loud, require time to reload, and are inaccurate in the hands of an inexperienced user.When choosing a firearm, it is always advised that one selects a weapon that fires a common ammunition type and has low to medium recoil. High-powered rounds will strain the shooter, and exotic ammunition may be difficult to find during a crisis.
Common types of firearms include: