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The Wellmax Assault Rifle is a modular weapon available to Sam, and is seen in use by Bridges teams and Homo Demens. First unlocked at the Eastern Region, upgraded models of the Assault Rifle can be unlocked along with its non-lethal variant. The disassembled components of the rifle are stored and carried in a cargo case, and can be quickly assembled when the need arises.
In-Game Description Edit
Standard-issue Bridges firearm. Originally developed as a folding assault carbine for the US Army's airborne division, it has been adapted for use as a multi-purpose assault rifle in the post-Stranding world.
Standard-issue Bridges firearm. Improvements upon its predecessor, the WM.556, include a scope mount, a cheek pad, and a grip adaptor. These features add a degree of augmentability, and increase stability while firing. Ammo capacity has also been increased.
Furthermore, an optical scope has been added, and the gun can now be loaded with hematic rounds. This allows for instant aiming, and makes it effective against BTs.
Standard-issue Bridges firearm. Improvements upon its predecessor, the WM.556 (Lv. 2), include a retractable suppressor that greatly reduces firing noise. Also features a scope mount, a cheek pad, and grip a adaptor. These features add a degree of augmentability, and increase stability while firing.
An optical scope has been added, and the gun can now be loaded with hematic rounds. This allows for instant aiming, and makes it effective against BTs.
Standard-issue Bridges firearm. A custom version of the WM.556, with an increased ammo capacity. This model is also capable of firing both hematic rounds and gold rounds, making it highly effective against BTs.
It has also been fitted with a grenade launcher that can fire both lethal and non-lethal grenades, as well as an optical scope and suppressor. These allow for instant aiming, and greatly reduce the amount of noise produced.
- As with other weapons, Sam's ammo stores can be replenished by resting in a Safe House.
- Blueprints for the Assault Rifle are first provided upon reaching Connection Rank 1 with the Waystation North of Mountain Knot City. Lv. 2 is unlocked upon reaching Connection Rank 1 with the Distribution Center North of Mountain Knot City, and Lv. 3 is unlocked upon reaching Connection Rank 3 with Mountain Knot City.
- The HG Custom rifle variants are both unlocked by reaching the max Connection Rank with Peter Englert.
- The scope mounted on the upgraded models includes the text "FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT/BDG USE" stamped on one side.