This article is about the ammunition in Deus Ex. For ammunition in other games, see Ammunition.

This page lists all munitions in Deus Ex, along with their descriptions.

7.62x51mm ammoEdit

Description: The 7.62x51mm (NATO) round was chiefly used by anti-terrorist units equipped with assault rifles for close-quarters combat until its widespread adoption among national security forces requiring enhanced combat responsiveness made it ubiquitous.

Used by: Assault rifle

10mm ammoEdit

Description: With their combination of high stopping power and low recoil, pistols chambered for the 10mm round have become the sidearms of choice for paramilitary forces around the world.

Used by: 10mm pistol, Stealth pistol

12 Gauge buckshot shellsEdit


Description: Standard 12 gauge shotgun shell; very effective for close-quarters combat against soft targets, but useless against body armor.

Used by: Sawed-off shotgun, Assault shotgun

12 Gauge sabot shellsEdit


Description: A 12 gauge shotgun shell surrounding a solid core of tungsten that can punch through all but the thickest hardened steel armor at close range; however, its ballistic profile will result in minimal damage to soft targets.

Used by: Sawed-off shotgun, Assault shotgun

20mm HE ammoEdit


Description: The 20mm high-explosive round complements the standard 7.62x51mm assault rifle by adding the capability to clear small rooms, foxholes, and blind corners using an underhand launcher.

Used by: Assault rifle

30.06 ammoEdit


Description: Its high velocity and accuracy have made sniper rifles using the 30.06 round the preferred tool of individuals requiring 'one shot, one kill' for over fifty years.

Used by: Sniper rifle



Description: The mini-crossbow dart is a favored weapon for many 'wet' operations; however, silent kills require a high degree of skill.

Used by: Mini-crossbow

Flare dartsEdit


Description: Mini-crossbow flare darts use a slow-burning incendiary device, ignited on impact, to provide illumination of a targeted area.

Used by: Mini-crossbow

Tranquilizer dartsEdit


Description: A mini-crossbow dart tipped with a succinylcholine-variant that causes complete skeletal muscle relaxation, effectively incapacitating a target in a non-lethal manner.

Used by: Mini-crossbow

Napalm canister Edit


Description: A pressurized canister of jellied gasoline for use with flamethrowers.

"The canister is double-walled to minimize accidental detonation caused by stray bullets during a firefight."

Used by: Flamethrower

Pepper cartridgeEdit


Description: 'ANTIGONE pepper spray will incapacitate your attacker in UNDER TWO SECONDS. ANTIGONE -- better BLIND than DEAD. NOTE: Keep away from children under the age of five. Contents under pressure.'

Used by: Pepper gun

Plasma clipEdit


Description: A clip of extruded, magnetically-doped plastic slugs that can be heated and delivered with devastating effect using the plasma gun.

Used by: Plasma rifle

Prod chargerEdit


Description: A portable charging unit for the riot prod.

Used by: Riot prod



Description: A gyroscopically stabilized rocket with limited onboard guidance systems for in-flight course corrections. Engineered for use with the GEP gun.

Used by: GEP gun

WP rocketsEdit


Description: The white-phosphorus rocket, or 'wooly peter,' was designed to expand the mission profile of the GEP gun. While it does minimal damage upon detonation, the explosion will spread a cloud of particularized white phosphorus that ignites immediately upon contact with the air.

Used by: GEP gun

NPC AmmoEdit

Gray spitEdit

Used by: WeaponGraySpit

Greasel spitEdit

Used by: WeaponGreaselSpit


Used by: WeaponMJ12Rocket


Description: Made by the ABC Widget ACME Corporation

Special case ammo used by all melee weapons.

Used by: All melee weapons


Used by: WeaponRobotRocket

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