Assault Rifle

The Assault Rifle is an accurate, powerful, and fully automatic rifle that fires 5.56 rifle rounds. It has a moderate rate of fire which allows for proficiency at close to medium range. Strong recoil makes it more difficult to fire in full-auto at long range, but experienced users may be able to control it more effectively. The Assault Rifle is generally used as an end-game multipurpose weapon, able to take fights at any range.

Damage 50
Rate of Fire 450 RPM
Aim Cone 0.2°
Capacity 30
Reload 4.4 sec
Draw 1 sec
Assault Rifle
  1. Loot
  2. Craft
  3. Blueprint
  4. Repair
  5. Recycle
  6. Mods
  7. Damage
  8. Skins
  9. Tips
Container Condition Amount Chance
Locked Crate 100 % 1 19 %
Elite Tier Crate 10–20 % 1 3 %
Supply Drop 100 % 1 3 %
Helicopter Crate 100 % 1 1 %
APC Crate 100 % 1 1 %
Heavy Scientist 100 % 1 1 %
Blueprint Ingredients Time Workbench Level
Assault Rifle Blueprint Assault Rifle Blueprint High Quality Metal×50Wood×200Rifle BodyMetal Spring×4 1 min 30 sec Work Bench Level 3
Metal Spring Blueprint Metal Spring Blueprint High Quality Metal×2Scrap×50 1 sec Work Bench Level 3
Tool Max Repair Cost Condition Loss Blueprint Required
Repair Bench Repair Bench High Quality Metal×13Wood×40 20% Yes
Recycler Yield
Recycler Assault Rifle>High Quality Metal×25Wood×100Metal Spring×2Rifle Body50%
Modifications Damage Rate of Fire Aim Cone Hip Aim Cone Velocity Recoil Aim Sway
16x Zoom Scope 16x Zoom Scope - - -30 % - - -20 % -
Weapon flashlight Weapon flashlight - - - - - - -
Holosight Holosight - - -70 % -70 % - - -
Weapon Lasersight Weapon Lasersight - - -20 % -40 % - - -90 %
Muzzle Boost Muzzle Boost -10 % +10 % - - -10 % - -
Muzzle Brake Muzzle Brake -20 % - +0.5 +2 -20 % -50 % -
Simple Handmade Sight Simple Handmade Sight - - - - - - -
Silencer Silencer -25 % - -30 % -30 % -25 % -20 % -20 %
8x Zoom Scope 8x Zoom Scope - - -30 % - - -20 % -
Ammunition Damage DPS Headshot Aim Cone Velocity
5.56 Rifle Ammo 5.56 Rifle Ammo 50 181 ×2 0.2° 375
Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo 50 +5 200 ×2 0.7° 225
Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo Incendiary 5.56 Rifle Ammo 56 203 ×2 0.2° 225
HV 5.56 Rifle Ammo HV 5.56 Rifle Ammo 50 181 ×2 0.2° 450
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Andreassandsmark 6 pts. 2 years ago

The Assault Rifle, more commonly knows as 'AK' is known as one of the best weapons in Rust. Capable of annihilating close range foes as well as mid-range with full automatic fire. AKs also do really well at long-range using tapfire, ak's are however somewhat hard to use as it has a rough recoil and a steep learning curve. AK is the most expensive weapon to craft.
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zukey[contributor] 1,130 pts. 2 years ago

The AK is an extremely powerful and popular weapon in Rust for its versatility and the ability to beat most other weapons at close and far range. It is expensive with the 50 HQ and the rifle body requirements.
For close range, recoil is mostly minimal and you will be focusing on the movement of an enemy when spraying at them. Unless absolutely necessary crouching is highly unadvised because of the slower movement speed making you an easier target and the unnecessary accuracy boost as the AK is very accurate even when moving and shooting.
Below 30 meters this gun will take 4 chest shots to wound a person with any armor. Above 30 meters the amount of hits required rises up to 5-6. Depending on what helmet the target has, a head shot will do as much damage as 2 chest shots.
Up to medium and long range you will want to avoid full spraying and shoot in bursts, not just to conserve ammo but also improve bullet efficiency and have a higher accuracy as the first few bullets are more accurate then the latter ones. Up to 100 meters it is beneficial to crouch however you will be vulnerable as it is easy to hit slow moving targets, even at long ranges. Bursting 3-7 bullets at a time are effective.
Here is the spray pattern, image provided in "RUST - Learn-Able Gun Recoil Pattrern Preview!" by SloppyGaming (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbi-J5UiKKI)
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N3xT[contributor] 286 pts. 5 months ago

Due to its cost, the AK (assault rifle) is a thing of its own .. which means, every AK has its own story - and therefore on (near) vanilla servers what matters most is the existing circulation of AK's.
Rather than crafting, most of them are acquired directly from the existing circulation, e.g in PVP after killing someone (that's why the AK is a focus whilst looting enemies), raids, or 'introduced' into the circulation from high end loot containers such as on cargo, oil rig, etc. Occasionally, a pretty rich clan can permit to craft a considerable amount of them. Crafting just isn't sustainable due to HQM and the rare rifle body component demands.
This tip explains why you always see clans of all sizes, no matter how much farming capacity they might have, collect as many AK's from the ground as they possibly could. The AK is really valuable, and a single one may have switched hands over 50 times.
Note: selling an AK in your vending machine on a (near) vanilla server is unlikely to work, because clans rather make PVP and raiding their main source of AK's, and most people don't want to research it because crafting them isn't a sustainable source of AK's, so it would purely be a convenience sale (needing to use the gun). Selling more than 1 at once (or selling AK's regularly) is also very likely to get your shop raided or your group base (if it's near) scouted, so take caution with that.
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