Movement Speed

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Movement Speed is one of the variables a player is subject to in BATTLEGROUNDS. Movement is affected by both your position and the weapon you have equipped.

Movement Speeds

While it was initially rumored that movement speed was heavily influenced by weapons and position, it was unconfirmed until recently. The currently known movement augmentation levels are as follows:

Position Variables

Variable Speed Comparison
Standing Sprint 6.3 m/s Baseline
Crouch Sprint 4.8 m/s 24% Slower
Standing Run 4.7 m/s 25% Slower
Crouch Run 3.4 m/s 46% Slower
Standing Walk 1.7 m/s 72% Slower
Crouch Walk 1.3 m/s 79% Slower
Crawling 1.2 m/s 81% Slower
Swimming 2.9 m/s 54% Slower

Weapon Variables

Variable Speed Comparison
Unarmed 6.3 m/s Baseline
Pistol 6.32 m/s 0.3% Faster
Melee 6.3 m/s 0.1% Slower
Throwables 6.29 m/s 0.1% Slower
Submachine Guns 6.15 m/s 2.3% Slower
Crossbow 6.01 m/s 4.51% Slower
Rifle 6.01 m/s 4.60% Slower
Sniper Rifle/DMR 5.99 m/s 4.80% Slower
Shotgun 5.91 m/s 6.11% Slower

Update history

Update #35 (Season 5 - Update 5.2) - vN/A
  • Adjusted swimming and diving balance.
    • Swimming speed has increased by about 27%.
    • Diving speed has increased by about 20%.
    • Breath recovery speed has increased by about 10%. Now it takes 9 seconds for full recovery.
    • The maximum diving time has increased by about 33%. Now you can dive for about 20 seconds.



This movement data was sourced from the following video: