The basic pistol is the first and weakest weapon you obtain,however,it does have infinite ammo,like all pistols,and is useful for clearing common infected on Wimpish,very easy and easy.
- Survivors:Most survivors found in SomaHara island have this as a Sidearm,untill later on.
- Plane Crash Site:Not really a location,but is still listed as the player starts off with this weapon.
The Basic Pistol uses the same Pistol model as Left 4 Dead 1.
|Tier 1||Submachine Gun / Pump Shotgun / Homemade Hunting Rifle / Grenade Launcher|
|Tier 2||Assault Rifle / Auto Shotgun / Hunting rifle / Flamethrower|
|Tier 3||Light Machine Gun / Heavy Attack Shotgun / Dragunov SVD / Missile Launcher|
|Tier 4||Portable Minigun / Quadruple Barrel Shotgun / 50.Cal Sniper Rifle / RPG Launcher|
|Sidearms||Basic Pistol / USP Pistol / .44 Magnum / Desert Eagle|
|Melee Weapons||Baseball Bat / Fire-Axe / Katana / Chainsaw / Crowbar|
|Unlockable Weapons||Laser Rifle / Laser Launcher / Rail Driver / Mega Barrel Shotgun / .500 Magnum / Lightsaber / Nuclear Catapult|
|Gag Weapons||Rubber Hammer / Cork Gun / Toy Sword|