The M16A2 in DayZ.
|Damage:||3555, 2722 Blood|
|Raw Damage:||8, 7|
|Fire Modes:||Single, Burst|
|Magazines:||30Rnd. STANAG, 30Rnd. STANAG SD|
- "Assault rifle
Caliber: 5.56x45mm NATO"
- — In-game description
The M16A2's 5.56mm cartridges deal moderate damage of 3555 blood, have moderate-low recoil, and when firing, have an audible range of up to 80 meters from the shooter's position.
When using 30Rnd. STANAG SD cartridges, the damage is reduced to 2722 blood, the recoil is similar and the audible range is reduced to 0.35 meters. The effective range of the M16A2 using both types of ammunition is up to 300 meters.
The M16A2 is a rare assault rifle that has a 2.04% chance of spawning in Military Barracks, a 2.25% chance of spawning in other Military loot piles and a 1.85% chance of spawning in Deer Stands. These chances are equal to 51 out of 2 500, 9 out of 400 and 37 out of 2 000, respectively.
As the M16A2 uses 5.56mm cartridges, it has great versatility and quantity of ammunition available. It can fire 30Rnd. STANAG SD rounds, but the sound suppression effect will only apply to zombies; player's will see and hear the same muzzle flash and unsuppressed shots.
The M16A2 has a no attachments but the standard iron sights which cannot be zeroed. It occupies ten slots in a backpack, as do all primary weapons.