M-27 Scimitar Assault Shotgun
 In-Game Description
An elite military shotgun capable of rapid fire, this weapon is deadly at short range, but ineffective at long range. Effective against shields and biotic barriers, but weak against armor. Manufactured by Ariake Technologies.
The M-27 Scimitar is the found during the mission to recruit Samara on Illium.The Shotgun is found in a locker room after taking the elevator into the Eclipse Mercenary base. Initially only the Soldier and Vanguard classes are the able to use Shotguns. During the mission to the Collector Cruiser, all other classes are given the opportunity to specialize in using Shotguns.
 Squad Member Usage
The following squad members may use the M-27 Shotgun:
|M-3 Predator • M-6 Carnifex|
|M-4 Shuriken • M-9 Tempest • M-12 Locust|
|M-23 Katana • M-27 Scimitar • M-300 Claymore • M-22 Eviscerator|
|M-92 Mantis • M-97 Viper • M-98 Widow • M-29 Incisor|
|M-8 Avenger • M-15 Vindicator • M-76 Revenant • Geth Pulse Rifle • Collector's Assault Rifle|
| M-100 Grenade Launcher • ML-77 Missile Launcher • M-622 Avalanche • M-920 Cain|
Collector Particle Beam • M-490 Blackstorm • M-451 Firestorm