Escape From Tarkov: Gunsmith Part 3 Quest Guide

If you are a fan of Escape from Tarkov, you must be familiar with the Gunsmith quests. These quests are essential for players who want to level up and improve their skills in the game. One of the most important Gunsmith quests is Gunsmith – Part 3, which requires players to modify an MP5 to comply with specific specifications.

In this article, we will provide you with a complete guide to Gunsmith – Part 3, including the requirements, objectives, rewards, and a step-by-step guide to building the perfect MP5.


To start the Gunsmith – Part 3 quest, you must be at least level 7. This quest is given by the Mechanic and is required for obtaining the Kappa container. The Kappa container is the best container in the game, offering more slots than any other container. Therefore, completing Gunsmith – Part 3 is crucial for players who want to maximize their inventory space.

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The objective of Gunsmith – Part 3 is to modify an MP5 to comply with the given specifications. The MP5 must have 60 durability, 45 or greater ergonomics, 200 or less recoil, 200 or more excellent sighting range, 4 kg or less in weight, and any tactical device, such as the NcSTAR Tactical blue laser LAM module. Additionally, the MP5 must have an HK MP5 9×19 X Products X-5 50-round drum magazine and a silencer.


Completing Gunsmith – Part 3 will reward you with +2,800 EXP, 0.01 Mechanic Rep, and 250 dollars. If you have Intelligence Center Level 1, the reward will be 263 dollars; with Intelligence Center Level 2, it will be 288 dollars. You will also receive two SwampFox Trihawk Prism Scope 3×30 and two Magpul RVG foregrip (FDE). Moreover, this quest will unlock the barter for the Glock 17 9×19 pistol (variant Tac 3) at Mechanic LL1.


Now that you know the requirements, objectives, and rewards of Gunsmith – Part 3, let’s get into the details of building the perfect MP5.

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HK MP5 9×19 Tarkov
Gunsmith Part 3

MP5 Specifications

  • 60 Durability
  • 45 or greater ergonomics
  • 200 or less recoil
  • 200 or greater sighting range
  • 4 kg or less in weight
  • Any tactical device (such as the NcSTAR Tactical blue laser LAM module)
  • HK MP5 9×19 X Products X-5 50-round drum magazine
  • A silencer


One possible configuration is based on the standard MP5SD from Peacekeeper LL2, which can be purchased after finishing his quest Scrap Metal. Players who can’t purchase an MP5SD can barter one at Mechanic LL2. They can also convert a standard MP5 from Peacekeeper LL2 into the SD variant with the parts described in the second table below.

After acquiring the necessary parts, players can combine them and replace the original HK MP5 9×19 upper receiver with the silenced one they just created. They should also transfer the stock and rear sight over from the old receiver as well.


Gunsmith – Part 3 is a challenging quest that requires players to modify an MP5 to meet specific requirements. By following the guide above, players can successfully complete this quest and earn valuable rewards.

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It is important to note that there are other possible configurations for the MP5, so players should experiment with different builds to find what works best for them.