Looking for all Weapons locations and upgrades in The Last of Us 1? You're going to need firepower if you intend to survive Naughty Dog's harsh post-apocalyptic world. Fortunately, there are 9 Weapons to find and use. You can then upgrade these at Workbenches using the Weapons Parts you scavenge and your Workbench Tools.

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
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Weapons are offensive armaments that once collected will be permanently added to your arsenal. You'll know you can pick up a Weapon when a yellow icon appears next to it. Once you've found a Weapon you can upgrade it at Workbenches using Weapons Parts and Workbench Tools. Weapons Parts are located in many different places, but you'll predominantly find large quantities behind Shiv Doors and inside Safes. Below is a list of all Weapons locations and upgrades as part of our The Last of Us 1 guide, as well as some choice statistics.

9mm Pistol

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Short-range handgun with high fire rate and moderate accuracy — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type Location Statistics
9mm Pistol Pistol Beyond the Wall
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades Description Level Weapons Parts Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 15
  • 20
  • 25
Fire Rate Allows you to fire the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
Magazine Capacity Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 15
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40

Revolver

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Mid-range revolver with moderate damage and slow reload speed — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type Location Statistics
Revolver Pistol
Downtown
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades Description Level Weapons Parts Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 15
  • 20
  • 30
Fire Rate Allows you to fire the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40

Shorty

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Short-range shotgun with low fire rate and low accuracy — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type Location Statistics
Shorty Pistol
Sewers
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades Description Level Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 15
  • 30
Fire Rate
Allows you to fire the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50
Clip Capacity Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50
Recoil Decreases the kick of the weapon when fired
  • 1
  • 2
  • 20
  • 30
Spread Increases the spread of the weapon when fired
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50

El Diablo

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Long-range handgun with high damage and slow reload speed — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type
Location
Statistics
El Diablo
Pistol
Hydroelectric Dam
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 15
  • 25
Fire Rate
Allows you to fire the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 50
Clip Capacity Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload
  • 1
  • 2
  • 30
  • 50
Armour Piercing Rounds fired by the weapon can go through armour
  • 1
  • 2
  • 75
  • 75

Hunting Rifle

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Long-range rifle with high damage and slow fire rate — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type
Location
Statistics
Bolt Action Rifle
Long Gun
The Capitol Building
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 15
  • 30
Clip Capacity
Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload
  • 1
  • 2
  • 20
  • 40
Scope Adds a scope to the weapon
  • 1
  • 2
  • 25
  • 35
Armour Piercing
Rounds fired by the weapon can go through armour
  • 1
  • 2
  • 75
  • 75
Power Rounds fired by the weapon deal more damage
  • 1
  • 60

Bow

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Mid-range bow with silent shots and slow draw speed — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type
Location
Statistics
Bow
Long Gun
The Woods
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 30
Range
Increases the range of the weapon
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 50
Draw Speed
Allows you to draw the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 50

Pump Shotgun

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Mid-range shotgun with high damage and slow reload speed — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type Location
Statistics
Pump Shotgun
Long Gun
Graveyard
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
Fire Rate
Allows you to fire the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 15
  • 40
  • 50
Clip Capacity
Lets the weapon hold more rounds before having to reload
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 15
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50
Recoil
Decreases the kick of the weapon when fired
  • 1
  • 2
  • 15
  • 40
Range Increases the range of the weapon
  • 1
  • 2
  • 30
  • 50

Flamethrower

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Short-range flamethrower with moderate damage and spread — Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type
Location
Statistics
Flamethrower
Long Gun
Go Big Horns
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
Reload Speed
Allows you to reload the weapon faster
  • 1
  • 2
  • 20
  • 40
Range
Increases the range of the weapon
  • 1
  • 40
Power
The weapon deals more damage
  • 1
  • 60

Assault Rifle

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Image: Push Square

Overview

Name Weapon Type
Location
Statistics
Assault Rifle
Long Gun
The Hospital
  • Fire Rate:
  • Reload Speed:
  • Damage:
  • Accuracy:

Workbench Upgrades

Upgrades
Description
Level
Weapons Parts
Workbench Tools Level
None
There are no Assault Rifle upgrades
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Holster Upgrades

The Last of Us 1: All Weapons Locations and Upgrades Guide
Holster upgrades allow you to quick-draw a second weapon without having to use your backpack — Image: Push Square

Short Gun Holster

  • Secondary Holster: Create an additional weapon cross slot to quick-draw a second short gun

Long Gun Holster

  • Secondary Holster: Create an additional weapon cross slot to quick-draw a second long gun

Did you find all Weapons locations and upgrades in The Last of Us 1? Reload in the comments section, and be sure to check out our The Last of Us 1 guide for more information.