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.