Recoil Tweaker 3.1.1

Change recoil to all guns, by class, or specific weapons. Completely customisable.

  • Version 3.1.1

    Updated to latest version of SPT. :thumbup:


    Changed the file download location, hopefully this fixes this issue of Mediafire blocking the file.

    And changed again... Moved off Mediafire to Google Drive.

    And changed again again. We're on Github finally, should've done this ages ago.

  • Version 3.1.0

    Updated to AKI 3.5.0. :thumbup:

  • Version 3.0.0

    • Added completely new GUI editor, so you don't HAVE to stare at the config files. Just some more user accessibility with a modern looking Python GUI.
      • Just enter the RecoilTweakerGUI folder, and run the RecoilTweakerGUI.exe.
      • Explanations for all variables are in the description.


  • Version 2.4.0

    • Added presets! Please send some feedback, or other preset ideas to me, or place some in the comments. Feel free to share your own presets for other people to use!
    • Added new variables:
      • hiddenBonusRecoilToggle
        • Toggle for the hidden recoil bonus added by Tarkov by default.
      • aimProceduralIntensity
        • Value for controlling the weapon sway of the weapon overall, even when not firing.
      • RecoilXIntensityByPoseX
        • Values used for changing recoil when standing, crouching or prone.
      • ProceduralIntensityByPoseX
        • Values used for changing ADS weapon sway when standing, crouching or prone.
    • Cleaned up the config a little bit as to make the values clearer.
    • Global settings have been split to differentiate between values that are togglable and not.
  • Version 2.3.0

    Updated to AKI 3.4.1

    Sorry for the late update, it's been busy over the holidays.

    Hope you enjoy!

  • Version 2.2.1

    Minor update

    • Changed how weapons are categorized. If you noticed that weapon categories were a bit iffy, the weapon category options should be as per the wiki.
    • Credit to k4a for the suggestion.
  • Version 2.2.0

    Updated to AKI 3.3.0.

    This should still be compatible with AKI 3.2.5.

    • Added new global values to play with.
    • Removed all hidden recoil bonuses from the game. If you noticed that no matter how low you set your recoil settings, recoil didn't fully go away, this should fix that problem for you. This was something I overlooked, this should work exactly as intended now.
  • Version 2.1.0

    For version AKI 3.2.5

    Ever got really annoyed when your PMC breaks his neck whenever he is shot and flings your view into the stratosphere? Well no more! By default, the mod will now turn this off.

    • Turns off aim punch by default. You can reset this value in the config.json by setting it to 1.
  • Version 2.0.1

    • Made code more future proof. It will be easier to add additional guns to the config, or if ID changes ever happen. :thumbup:
  • Version 2.0.0


    • Added the ability to change the recoil stats on ALMOST ALL WEAPONS.

    Took ages, but now we done. :)

    Please let me know if any guns don't seem to be changing when the values are changed in the config.

    • Created toggle for weapon classes and specific weapon toggle.

    If there's any weapons that you want included that I've missed, please let me know.

  • Dangerous File Blocked

    The file you attempted to download was determined to be dangerous. For your protection, MediaFire does not enable distribution of dangerous files.

    • This file contains an executable to change the recoil settings in the config file. Sometimes, anti-virus (or in this case, Mediafire) detects this executable as dangerous. The file is completely virus free, and the best thing is, you don't need to use the executable for this mod to work. If you need a re-directed download, please direct message me.

      I've changed the download link, I hope this fixes the issue for everyone. <3

    • Just tried and link still says Dangerous File Blocked unfortunately

    • Just changed the link again. I think I know why people don't host their files on Mediafire now...

  • Will it work on version 3.7.1

    • Yeah it does work, I've using for two weeks and no issues

    • Thanks a lot

  • The update to 3.7.0 will be?

  • Can you please do a mod for changing ONLY the bot recoil? Like SAIN does it but without all the performance-heavy changes to AI.

  • Should this work with 3.5.5?

  • It seems the camera recoil doesn't change for the Rhs-12 revolver.

  • I know this is a HUGE asking, but is there any chance we'll get the ability to tweak each gun's recoil?

    I want to lower the FAL's recoil but I have to lower Assault Rifle in order to do so which makes every other AR really laser beamy. If nothing else, a dedicated FAL option would be really nice if it's possible. Pretty please :)

    • Replying to myself because why not, this already exists because Cheese is a chad, just not in the GUI yet.

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  • I apologize for the idiot newbie question, but what file(s) should we be looking for to import?

    I've tried importing several different files, such as globals in aki_data/server/database, and the input boxes stay empty.

    • Import the config file found in the mod's config folder. Values will be read into the program, and then you can change any of the values within it, and then export those values back to the config file.

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  • avg went berserk as soon as i entered the website of the link.
    is there any chance that you can upload the file elsewhere?

    • I use AVAST, and can confirm, it also went BERSERK when trying to load the website, it auto-blocked the download link.

      According to AVAST, its been blocked because it's infected with URL:Blacklist.

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    • I'll make alternative download links soon

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    • the reason it's "infected with black list" is because most of these sites deal with illegal pirating downloads, so your antivirus will block them, because they view the site as 'untrustworthy' and well, ILLEGAL, even if you're just downloading legal mods.

  • i think this still works on 3.4.1

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  • @CreamCheese, do we have an ETA for the 3.4.0/3.4.1 update? Thanks

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  • It wors with the latest patch, no problem. But I'm not sure whats going on with AI's rate of fire. They started shooting their semi weapons like crazy. :D

  • Hello, love this mod, does it work with 3.4.0?

  • Awesome, I think the next step is presets, but either way this is great, as it fixes one of the biggest gripes anyone can have with Tarkov.

    • When I update the mod next, I'll add presets for the user to choose from to make the installation a little less tedious.

      I've seen heaps of people asking for them, so you shall receive.

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  • A good starting point to make the recoil feel more like real life is by setting

    "recoilCrank": true

    and adjusting

    VerticalRecoil: 0.5

    HorizontalRecoil: 0.8

    Using a stock AK-74M as a benchmark, it looked really close to it being fired in full auto in real life on YT.

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  • Is there a way to customize recoil ingame?

    • Not as of yet, that would require all gun data to be reread into the game during runtime, which may not be possible. Client sided mods could possibly do what you're asking for.

  • Could someone tell me a setting that makes recoil easier, like the recoil of the SPT REALISM mod. I tried to do it myself, but I couldn't get anywhere.

    EDIT: I found a similar setup already.

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  • I changed some of the values on global weapons and now I get a message saying the client had a critical error when trying to start up the aki server.

    • This is the message:

      SPT-AKI 3.3.0 │

      │ │

      │ This work is free of charge │

      │ Commercial use is prohibited │


      ModLoader: loading 8 mods...

      Mod AKGUY version3.3.0 by Fershte loaded

      Mod armalite-reloaded version3.3.0 by Fershte loaded

      Mod RecoilTweaker version2.2.1 by CreamCheese loaded

      Mod GearGal version3.3.0 by Fershte loaded

      Mod degredationremover version1.4.1 by Kiki loaded

      Mod NLE version4.2.0 by Revingly loaded

      Mod SVM version1.5.8 by EmuRC&#x2F;GhostFenixx loaded

      Mod AmmoStats version2.1.6 by RaiRaiTheRaichu loaded

      The application had a critical error and failed to run

      Exception produced: SyntaxError: C:\stp2\user\mods\CreamCheese-RecoilTweaker-2.2.1\config\config.json: Unexpected token . in JSON at position 1335


      SyntaxError: C:\stp2\user\mods\CreamCheese-RecoilTweaker-2.2.1\config\config.json: Unexpected token . in JSON at position 1335

      at parse (<anonymous>)

      at Object.Module._extensions..json (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:1173:22)

      at Module.load (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:981:32)

      at Function.Module._load (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:822:12)

      at Module.require (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:1005:19)

      at Module.require (pkg/prelude/bootstrap.js:1855:31)

      at require (node:internal/modules/cjs/helpers:102:18)

      at new RecoilTweaker (C:\stp2\user\mods\CreamCheese-RecoilTweaker-2.2.1\src\CreamyRecoilTweaker.js:5:23)

      at Object.<anonymous> (C:\stp2\user\mods\CreamCheese-RecoilTweaker-2.2.1\src\CreamyRecoilTweaker.js:1205:25)

      at Module._compile (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:1105:14)

      Press Enter to close the window

    • Please post your config.json into the support thread:

      I think you've made a mistake in the config file.

    • if you set values lower than 1, make sure you include the zero before the decimal

      ".5" wont work, "0.5" works

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    • Thank you

  • Hi, was wondering if this also affected AI/Scavs? Assuming it does as I'm getting laser beamed from across maps by full auto weapons, It might also just be the PMC AI

    • All weapons recoil stats are affected. I can only assume that they will also get an increase in accuracy. If you want a similar experience to live, use a difficulty modifier mod like POOP, to change how they behave. I'm sure you'll find a preset you like that comes with the mod.

    • Yeah I've definitely noticed the AI is much more accurate and I die more often to them, but it's mostly just a skill issue on my part :D Thanks for the reply

  • Hello, I wanted to ask - in config.json everything is 1, which line should be edited to reduce recoil, for example, I run with AK-74. And in "////Global Settings":"////",

    "gVerticalRecoil": 1,

    "gHorizontalRecoil": 1,

    "gConvergence": 1,

    gDispersion: 1

    "gCameraRecoil": 1,

    "gCameraSnap": 1,

    "aimPunch": 0, - also needs to be changed

    • To reduce recoil, set gVerticalRecoil and gHorizontalRecoil to something lower than 1 but not 0. So something like 0.5 will halve the recoil for ALL WEAPONS, minus 20. So play around with the values until you find something that feels realistic and fair for you.

      Also, reduce gCameraRecoil to reduce the recoil seen by the player. It makes it easier to place shots as your PMC fires.

  • can you add ergo option for this mod?

  • May I ask what the Convergence and Dispersion in the data represent, and where did they affect the weapon?

  • thanks for the mod!

    Can anyone tell me what Yims default settings used to be in his recoil tweaker?

    thanks again

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    • Sorry for the late reply, here are the Yim default values:

      I might make a config preset for these values if enough people want it.

      If you want to use these values, just copy the individual values to the right values in my config.

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  • Absolute lifesaver of a mod, but unfortunately it doesn't affect the MP5

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      I tried it with the MP5, seems to be working fine. What mods are you running, and what values have you set?

    • LMFAOOOOOO noice

    • CreamCheese, that looks like irrefutable proof it does in fact work :)

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    • I'm not running any mods that affect recoil or the guns at all, I usually set the global value to around 0.5 and the other guns in my stah are affected

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      I tried it with the MP5, seems to be working fine. What mods are you running, and what values have you set?

      Please, what would be the global settings for my weapons to look like the one in the video?

      I got it, thanks.