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csgo get bettter with pistol

CSGO Get Better with Pistol is a blog post about how to improve your skills with the pistol in csgo.

Counter-Strike:
Global Offensive
requires you to be at the top of
your game.

This means that
in order to be a one of the elites, you have to be good at teamplay, economy
management and skills on an individual level. Pistols can be very effective if
you know when and how to use them.

Did you know?

Pro players who
are good at aiming with pistols can kill you in one shot.

Yes, that’s
right!

They know that
its either going to be that one shot or them being killed. So, they try to make
the best use of the pistol.

Tips and Tricks

Do you feel like
you are not good at aiming with pistol or lack the skills that are necessary to
be better with pistol? If you do, then you are at the right place as we get
into the details on how you can dominate a pistol round;

The Pistol Round

You can’t
penetrate armor without if you use Glock-18, P2000 or USP-s for that matter.
They simply aren’t effective when your opponents are wearing armor especially
the head armor.

So, what do
you do?

You invest more
in your armor then in the pistol. A pistol round leaves you with $800 and
building your own defensive strategy is the right way to get through this
round. Another addition that you can buy is grenades. It has been emphasized
on, even before. If you have a plan, make sure that grenades are a part of it.

The Glock-18

Glock-18 has 20
bullets with a very little spread, although it is not as accurate as the P2000
or USP-s.

It makes it
running and shooting easier for you. The best way to make use of it is to get
as close to your opponents as you can because only then you can aim for their
head. Glock-18 doesn’t penetrate armor but it surely inflicts high damage on
someone without armor.

How can you
get close to your enemies without them noticing you?

Well, one way to
do it, is to carry smoke or flash bangs. This way you can get close to the
defending enemies and pull up a head shot, killing them with one bullet. If you
don’t make the head shot, you might end up against an enemy with a body armor
where your Glock-18 won’t be able to do anything.

Tip: Don’t
ever use Glock-18 on eco rounds. Until and unless you need to make a full buy
in the next games.

P2000 and USP-s

If you don’t
want to rush in on your opponent and take the aim from the distance, then these
two guns are your best shot. They are extremely accurate and can help you
against terrorists. They want to take the fight near to you while you can
counter that with P2000 and USP-s.

Stay back and
sharp. Make every shot count and aim for their head. As soon as you catch them
off-guard, make the shot.

P250

A pistol that
has body armor penetration and is really operative at medium range is P250.
Talking about body armor, it is way better than P2000, USP-s or Glock-18 as it
makes a good companion if you are heading to the second round. That is of
course, if you lose the pistol round.

Tip: Buy P250
in only one case when you are sure that you can pull off a headshot and steal
SMG in an instant.

Tec-9 and CZ75-Auto

Let’s talk
about some of the most powerful pistols in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

As we said
earlier that CS: GO is a team game where your strategy matters. You can
buy yourself a Tec-9 and get your teammate an armor. This leaves your enemy
with no chance. It’s a powerful weapon and fires pretty quickly.

However, you will need to get up close because it doesn’t have great
accuracy. If you are good at running with gunning then this pistol is your best
friend. It will make you force of nature.

CZ75-Auto is
really hard to control, you can simply take a headshot even when your opponent
is wearing a helmet. It shoots really quick and has 12 bullets in one magazine.
It requires you to be agile and catch enemies in their weakest moments.

Getting better
with pistols in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can also be linked with
getting better at aiming. Learn to take the headshots, make sure when you are
firing, your aim stays where you want it to be.

This way you can turn the tides of the match to your sides.

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