A high powered sub-machine gun used for retaking the lead in a deathmatch. Easily the best automatic weapon at low levels, dominating with its firing speed compared to the King Cobra and G18. Even at higher levels this weapon can be a great backup weapon, especially if your primary has a long reload. The pros of this gun: nice reload, decent fire speed. The cons: poor damage. The Calico is a much better choice, providing you have the accuracy point in. All in all, the Scorpion is still a solid choice in close/medium ranged combat.
In real life, this is known as the
and is a blowback operated weapon.