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The Erad (capitalized as the ERAD in pre-release) is a Mashimo energy submachine gun featured in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Heroes.

Call of Duty: Infinite WarfareEdit

Erad menu icon IW
Weapon Class

Submachine Gun

Magazine Size

30 rounds (SP & MP)
20 rounds (ZM)


Level 1 (MP)
Level 11 (ZM)

Cost (Zombies)

950 (Magic Wheel)

Starting Ammunition

30+60 (MP)

Maximum Ammunition

30+180 (SP & MP)
20+160 (ZM)

Used by

Special Combat Air Recon
David Hasselhoff
Settlement Defense Front

HUD icon

Erad HUD Icon IW

"Full-auto energy firearm. A wide dispersion muzzle dampens recoil, providing highest accuracy in class."
— In-game description


Unlike the multiplayer variant, the Erad is equipped with a Master Key underbarrel shotgun by default, which often kills both SDF troopers and C6 units in two shots or less. When combined with the Retractable Shield, the two can be a devastating combo on even higher difficulties.

When all side missions are completed, the Erad unlocks the Splitter upgrade, which converts the primary firing pattern into a slow-firing, vertical spread shot. It also converts the shotgun mode to have the weapon fire in a horizontal pattern.


The Erad is the first submachine gun available, being unlocked by default.


"Beam energy firearm. An exotic design of unknown origin, some speculate it was a prototype for the Steel Dragon."
— In-game description for the Erad - Cyclopean prototype
Name Rarity Gun Perks Cost (Salvage) Notes
Ascendant Common Sharpshooter 200
Reckoning Rare Jackpot, Steady 500
Scalpel Rare Head Rush, Everlast 500
Merciless Legendary Refresher, Stockpile 2000
Destiny Legendary Roll the Dice, Readiness 2000 Formerly exclusively unlocked via a supply drop.[1]
Cyclopean Epic Particle Beam, Focus 4000
Cerberus Epic Master Key, Stability 4000


The Erad can be bought as a wall gun in numerous locations in Zombies in Spaceland for 1250 points. It is available for customization at level 11. The Erad's magazine appears as 20 rounds as opposed to 30 rounds (presumably for balancing reasons), and is generally a good weapon for dealing with crowds of zombies.

David Hasselhoff also equips this weapon whilst fighting Zombies.

Its greatest weakness is its surprisingly rapid fire rate. Combined with the smaller magazine, it is easy to waste a magazine without having many kills. Because of this, the Erad should be fired in controlled bursts.

When upgraded via the Pack-a-Punch Machine, the Erad becomes the Extra Radical, gaining increased damage, a larger magazine, and more reserve ammo. When re-Pack-a-Punched, it becomes the Death's Calling Card.


For camouflage images, see Erad/Camouflage.
For attachments images, see Erad/Attachments.
For variant images, see Erad/Variants.

Call of Duty: HeroesEdit

The Erad is used by ETH.3n.


  • This weapon is still referred to as "ERAD" in Zombies mode.
  • The Erad has two different reflex sights in the Campaign.

References Edit

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