The FG42 (German for "Fallschirmjägergewehr 42" or "Paratroop Rifle Model 1942") was a German selective fire automatic rifle. The FG42 is available in all Nazi Zombie maps for Call of Duty: World at War from the Mystery Box. On Der Riese, it can be bought of the wall for 1500 points (750 for ammo).


  • High rate of fire.
  • Long range.
  • High penetration.
  • Weapon and ammo can be bought off the wall in Der Riese.


  • High recoil.
  • Second most costly weapon to buy off the wall.
  • Ammunition runs out very quickly.


  • On every map, the FG42 is equipped with a bipod. This bipod is only usable on Verruckt by performing the deployable glitch.