Escape From Tarkov can be a tough game to wrap your head around if you have just started playing. Maybe you got the game as a gift for the holidays or just want to learn more about it. This Escape From Tarkov Ammo Chart is fully up-to-date for the 0.12.6 patch and can come in handy for even veteran players.
The chart below breaks out each of the best ammunition for each weapon type. It’s broken out by Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol. You can find columns for the best value ammo, as well as the best overall ammo.
Escape From Tarkov Ammo Chart for 0.12.6
The chart uses colors so you know which ammo is effective against certain armor types. Green means the ammo type is effective against the highest class of armor. Orange means it is effective against class 3-4 armor. Red means that it is flesh damage round and not effective against class 3 armor. Purple means it deals 80+ flesh damage, and one-shot kills unarmored enemies with a chest shot. Blue means the ammo deals 80+ flesh damage and is effective against all armor.