Sharps 1874
The 1874 Sharps rifle, known as the Heavy Rifle is a weapon featured in Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood. It is the most powerful rifle available. A scoped variant is also available.


The 1874 Sharps rifle was a single-shot falling-block rifle developed by Christian Sharps during the War Between the States, it was renowned for its accuracy and long-range abilities (up to 500 yards). The rifle used in game appears to be using the .45-70 Government Round.

Call of Juarez: Bound in BloodEdit

In single player the Heavy Rifle rarely appears. Scoped versions seem to be available more readily than scopeless
Heavy rifle

Heavy rifle with scope.

versions. In Chapter VI, after the player completes the Cattle side-mission, a Mexican Sniper uses the Superb Scoped Heavy Rifle (it's only appearence in single player), but it is not dropped when he is killed. Like most weapons, it is anachronistic. During a shootout at an abandoned Gold Mine. one of Barnsby's men will use a Heavy Rifle.


  • Miscellaneous Criminals (Not useable by the player)
  • Barnsby's Renegades