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Big Ben is a unique pistol that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.

A gun that is already powerful, reworked to fit rifle bullets. Truly a killing machine for close-range combat.
- Inventory description



Lost Alpha

  • Weapon cannot be upgraded (v1.3003)

Developer's Cut


  • Weapon cannot be repaired (v1.3003 only).
  • Found in an unmarked stash inside the Sarcophagus (-v1.4005, in v1.4007 it is a Big Deagle).
  • Can be bought from Arnie in Pripyat, after you disable the Brain Scorcher and get to the Pripyat. But be careful, due to it's superiority over his current weapon, he might keep it.
  • Big Ben has higher durability than common Black Kite (v1.4002 - v1.4005).
  • Despite using rifle cartridges, Big Ben is actually weaker than the more common Black Kite (-v1.4005).
  • Black Kite is more valuable than Big Ben.
  • It is only piece of Black Kite, which can use a silencer.
  • The internal ID has changed from wpn_eagle_m1 in v1.4005 and before to wpn_eagle_m2 in v1.4007, with wpn_eagle_m1 becoming the Big Deagle in v1.4007.
  • The v1.4007 PRM Weapons Pack removes the option to attach a silencer.