Headshot's not working


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Issue Description:

Steps to Reproduce:
[Please add the steps that can help our QA department in reproducing the issue. For example:]

  1. Play any class and focus on mailny side heavy swinging headshot. Starting lasgun works too.
  2. Just aim for the head in all the ways you can
  3. Notice the severe lack of dmg being output by the weapon, like an ogryn with a club, or a sharpshooter Hitting a headshot, the game playing the sound or showing blood but no reaction or dmg.
  4. Get stuck being annoyed at this bug and post to fix it.

Mission Name (If Applicable):
All of them.

[Steam/Microsoft Store]
Player ID:
[Steam ID/Steam Profile URL/GamerTag]
Steam Community :: acrudedude acrudedude
Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:
Every Game I have played since post Beta
Reproduction Rate:
Once - Rare (<10%) - Unusual (<25%) - Common (<50%) - Often (<75%) - {[(Constant (100%))]}

Upload Supporting Evidence:
[Screenshots, recordings, links to Twitch VODs, etc.]
My computer is too weak to do the required demonstration

Upload Console Log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide\console_logs
  4. Locate the console log that corresponds with the session in which the issue occurred, by looking at the timestamps in the log names
  5. Upload here

console-2022-12-20-20.06.11-76d740ba-5b9b-41ab-b43e-40075e504057.log (540.3 KB)

console-2022-12-15-23.04.23-be8d1480-968d-4ef7-bf83-56fa5eb78ac6.log (438.6 KB)

console-2022-12-04-16.23.39-84e8bfc5-6776-45f8-ba0a-a2528625fee6.log (515.2 KB)

Upload darktide_launcher.log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide
  4. Locate the darktide_launcher.log in this directory
  5. Upload here