Due to the ramshackle nature of Ork weaponry, every Slugga is different, but most if not all Sluggas are semi-automatic, large-calibre, ballistic side arms.
Though not as sophisticated as most other weapons used in the Imperium, Sluggas are no less effective than other, more advanced side arms when used correctly.
However, as far as the melee-focused Ork holding it is concerned, the effectiveness of a Slugga is of little importance, as long as it is big and makes a loud noise when it fires.
- Codex: Orks (4th Edition), pp. 90-91
- Freebooterz: Space Ork Army Lists, pg. 100
- Gorkamorka: Da Roolz (RPG), pp. 53-54
- Imperial Armour Volume Eight - Raid on Kastorel-Novem, pg. 32
- Orks Collectors' Guide, pg. 21
- The Imperial Infantryman's Uplifting Primer, pg. 65
- Warhammer 40,000: Rulebook (6th Edition), pg. 203
- Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (Artbook)
- Forge World - Ork Weapon Set