|First Obtained||The Power Station|
The Rifle is the basic starter weapon for Chasm: The Rift, similar to the pistol from games such as Doom. The weapon is a low powered weapon with an unlimited amount of ammunition. Mong use a more powerful version of the weapon, although his Backpack shells for the Super Shotgun. While the weapon is ideal for killing Scorpions and Mong, once the player gathers the Super Shotgun or another weapon, the Rifle becomes fairly useless.
- This weapon is referred to as the "Shotgun" in the games manaul.