Escape From Tarkov: Gunsmith Part 18 Quest Guide

Escape from Tarkov is a popular first-person shooter game that is known for its intense gameplay and complex quests. One of the most challenging quests in the game is Gunsmith – Part 18, which requires players to modify an AKMN to meet specific requirements. In this article, we will guide you through the requirements, objectives, rewards, and building process of Gunsmith – Part 18.


Before you start Gunsmith – Part 18, you need to ensure that you meet the following requirements:

  • You must be at least level 33 to start the quest.


The primary objective of Gunsmith – Part 18 is to modify an AKMN to comply with the required specifications. The specifications are as follows:

  • 60 Durability
  • 300 or less recoil
  • 50 or more ergonomics
  • 5 kg or less in weight
  • 500 or greater sighting range

To modify the AKMN to these specifications, you will need to purchase specific attachments, which we will discuss later in this article.

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Completing Gunsmith – Part 18 comes with the following rewards:

  • +23,100 EXP
  • Mechanic Rep +0.03
  • 50,000 Roubles
  • 52,500 Roubles with Intelligence Center Level 1
  • 57,500 Roubles with Intelligence Center Level 2
  • 1× EOTech Vudu 1-6×24 30mm riflescope
  • 1× AK-74 Hexagon Wafflemaker 5.45×39 sound suppressor
  • 1× AK Hexagon Reactor 5.45×39 muzzle brake
  • Unlocks purchase of Steiner LAS/TAC 2 tactical flashlight at Mechanic LL3
  • Unlocks purchase of AKM 7.62×39 Kiba Arms .308 muzzle device adapter at Mechanic LL3


Below we mentioned how you can modify the AKMN in Escape from Tarkov to complete the Gunsmith Part 18 quest.

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Gunsmith Part 18

Building Your AKMN

To build your AKMN, you will need to purchase specific attachments from various traders in the game. Here is a shopping list of the attachments you will need to buy:

  • AK Magpul MOE AKM handguard (Black) – Sold by Skier LL3
  • Magpul M-LOK AFG tactical foregrip (Black) – Sold by Peacekeeper LL3
  • AKM/AK-74 Magpul Zhukov-S stock – Sold by Peacekeeper LL4
  • AK Magpul MOE pistol grip (Black) – Sold by Mechanic LL3
  • AK 7.62×39 Magpul PMAG 30 GEN M3 30-round magazine (Black) – Sold by Peacekeeper LL2
  • Rotor 43 7.62×39 muzzle brake-compensator – Sold by Mechanic LL2 (Barter)
  • EOTech HHS-1 hybrid sight (Black) – Sold by Peacekeeper LL4
  • AK AKademia Bastion dust cover – Sold by Skier LL1
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It’s important to note that the AK 7.62×39 Magpul PMAG 30 GEN M3 30-round magazine must be black to meet the quest requirements.


Gunsmith – Part 18 is a challenging quest in Escape from Tarkov that requires players to modify an AKMN to comply with specific specifications. By completing this quest, players can earn valuable rewards, including experience points, in-game currency, and powerful weapons attachments.

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