A pistol is a weapon appearing in Daxter, Jak II, Jak 3, and The Lost Frontier. It appears to be the weapon of choice for many supporting characters, though its shots are neither fast nor powerful.
- Taryn carries a pistol in Daxter.
- Erol is seen carrying a pistol during Jak II, only drawing it during his capture of Jak.
- Torn carries two pistols in Jak II and Jak 3, but is never seen holding or firing them during the games.
- Vin keeps one in Jak II, only seen using it upon meeting Jak at the strip mine.
- Ashelin uses a pistol during Jak II and Jak 3.
- Jinx, Grim and Mog each carry their own pistol in Jak II, and will use it for self-defense during the mission "Escort men through sewers".
- Veger uses a pistol to threaten Jak at the Planetary Defense System in Jak 3.
- Phoenix threatened Jak with one on two occasions in The Lost Frontier. His pistol looks notably different and more primitive than those seen in previous games.
- Keira Hagai carried two pistols in The Lost Frontier, but they were never unholstered.
- The Saucy Pirate used a pistol (identical in appearance to Phoenix') in some stages of her boss battle.
- Klout is seen wielding one (identical in appearance to Phoenix') during his betrayal of Phoenix in The Lost Frontier.
- Pirates use them during some bar brawls and during the seige on Aeropa.