The best type of Powerful Air Rifle is one that is accurate and sturdy. The pellets should be able to leave the barrel at a high velocity while the correct padding easily absorbs the recoil. Any of the below air rifles would be excellent for varmint hunting and leave the user satisfied.
The ones listed are highly rated for quality and accuracy and come with their own scope or scopes. They are mostly .22 caliber models or multi-functions. They come with standard shockwave absorbers and up to 3 scopes for range and accuracy shooting.
9. Gamo G-Magnum 1250 Jungle Air Rifle with 3-9x40mm Scope
The Gamo G-Magnum 1250 is an accurate and powerful airgun. It is lightweight and compact. It comes with SWA shock wave absorber which will absorb 74 percent of the recoil and the recoil pad absorbs the rest.
The recoil reduction rail system of the Gamo G-magnum absorbs the shockwaves of the recoil. The trigger is adjustable in the 1st and 2nd stages. It comes with 3 9×40 mm scopes.
8. Hatsan Mod 125 Combo Vortex with Included 3-9X32 Scope
The Hatsan Mod 125 Combo Vortex that has gas piston technology that smothers the sound the high power air rifle makes. The Hatsan air rifle is a 22 caliber with a velocity of up to 1000 fps. The rifle measures 48.8” and has a barrel of 19.6”.
It has the Triopad Butt System that provides the maximum recoil absorption coupled with comfort. It has a break barrel gas piston system. This allows for velocities that are strong and accurate.
The rife has a steel barrel and a polymer stock that weighs almost nothing. The air rifle comes with 3 9×22 mm scopes and a Monte Carlo cheekpiece. Together the pieces work seamlessly to provide a comfortable and accurate way to shoot without feeling the recoil as much.
7. Hatsan Flash QE (Quiet Energy) .22 Caliber PCP Air Rifle with Included Pack of 250 Pellets Bundle
The Hatsan Flash QE (Quiet Energy) rifle is .22 caliber high power air rifle that comes with 250 pellets ready to shoot. It also has a wearable cloth sling to make carrying easy. The air rifle has 2 indexing magazines and a single shot tray that come standard. They QuietEnergy technology barrel helps muffle the sound.
The rifle is a bolt action precharged pneumatic. It has a 2 –stage trigger for safety and takes 165 cc air cylinders for fuel. It comes weighted for 2,900 psi power. The entire rifle is easy to use in all types of weather.
6. Umarex Legends MP40 GEN-3 CO2 Full Metal Semi/Full Auto SMG .177 Airgun W Universal Speed Loader
The Umarex Legends MP40 Gen-3 is an air rifle that t is .177 caliber, 450 FPS and weighs 7.7 lbs. It has a Umarex Universal 177/4.5 mm speed loader that comes standard. It is required two 12 gram CO2 cartridges to operate and has full or semi-automatic firing features.
The air rifle is made to look like the MP40 of WWII. The body and folding shoulder stock are made of metal and the front and rear sights are as adjustable as the original. The original model use in WWII was completely metal and had a great deal more weight.
5. Hatsan Mod 125 Sniper Camo Vortex QE (Quiet Energy) .22 Caliber Powerful Air Rifle with Included 3-9X32 Scope
The Hatsan 125 Sniper air rifle comes with QuietEnergy technology to muffle sound and a longer barrel than older models. The barrel on this air rifle is longer to create better velocities. It has a TRIOPAD Stock system that adjusts the pull required for firing.
The single-shot barrel comes with 3 9×32 scopes including a full and multi-coated optima scope. It has SAS Shock absorption and anti-bear-trap safety for when cocked. The inlays of the grip and forearm are made of soft rubber to help with grip and comfort. The cheekpiece and forearm grip are also adjustable to make shooting more comfortable and accurate for all people using the air rifle.
4. Crosman DPMS SBR Full Auto CO2, 177 Caliber BB Flat Dark Earth Synthetic Stock Bundle
The Crosman DPMS SBR Full Auto CO2 Air Rifle is made of metal and polymer and weighs 6.2 lbs. It a semi-automatic/full-automatic air rifle that takes 4.5 mm steel BBs. It is capable of firing 25 rounds with an FPS of 430.
The stock is adjustable up to 6 different positions. The bundled unit comes with 72607 CenterPoint Optics Scope that has a 1×30 lens with a red dot. The bundle is a cost-effective way to get the most out of the air rifle capabilities.
The handle must be cocked to firing with a short and light trigger. This M4 replica can be taken apart at the bottom and top like the original. All moving parts are metal, the buffer tube, the magazine, and the internal mechanisms.
3. Gamo Swarm Whisper, Multi-Shot Powerful Air Rifle
The Gamo Swarm Whisper air rifle is .177 1300 PS and .22 975 FPS caliber. It is capable of shotting 10 shots with the 10X quick shot system. It has a polymer jacketed steel barrel with the Gamo Whisper technology that dampens the sound.
Gamo Swarm Whisper has an IFT gas piston and an all-weather stock. The barrel has a rubber recoil pad built-in. It also comes with an 11 mm dovetail scope rail and a 4×32 scope to mount on it. A manual safety is mounted on the butt of the air rifle making this rifle safe and secure for all users.
2. Gamo Swarm Magnum, Multi-Shot Air Rifle [Best Selling]
The Gamo Swarm Magnum, Multi-Shot Air Rifle is a 10 shot repeating air file that comes with gas-piston powerplant Mach 1 technology that uses inert gas as the propulsion. It has a break barrel that is steel with the patented Whisper Fusion Sound Suppression that is a Gamo trademark.
It comes with the RRR technology (Recoil Reducing Rail) that has 99.9% absorption. This expands the life of the scope. It also has the Gamo SWA technology (Shock Wave Absorber) in the recoil pad which reduces the recoil up to 74 percent. The scope is 11 mm rail scope.
1. Gamo 6110017154 Varmint Powerful Air Rifle .177 Cal [Best Selling]
The Gamo 6110017154 Varmint Air Rifle .177 Cal is a single barrel, single cock air rifle. It has a fluted polymer steel barrel with a synthetic Monto Carol stock. This is a well built and sturdy air rifle that is made of an all-weather synthetic. It has a non-slip texture applied to the grip and the forearm and weighs only 7.15 lbs with a length of 43”.
Gamo 6110017154 comes with raised cheek pieces and a spring-piston. It also comes with a manual safety and a 4×32 scope complete with mount. It can take .177 BBs and fire them at a velocity of 1250 FPS and has ventilated rubber to absorb the recoil.