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Quote
"MP5 is the first weapon to be given out for free to every single survivor, principally those who are new to the apocalypse. Quite weak and all, but it's definitely a good start."
―Maksim Bacchus
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Summary

An automatic weapon as a starter. What's wrong with that?

This was an extremely powerful starter weapon, and easily fended off normal zombies. Like with all automatic weapons, this was not a weapon to go all trigger-happy with, and conserving ammo was still something you had to keep in mind. However, its decent range, accuracy, and damage coupled with its fire-rate made it an amazing weapon to start out with.

Background Story

This weapon was manufactured by L-Brain Sidework and it was one of their first weapons to be sold. Since it was their first ever and mostly a prototype of sorts, there weren't a lot of people interested on buying the MP5. That was just before the SANI Virus outbreak.

Guns are expensive and people were dying, so in a decision that would define the rest of their history, the MP5 was made cheap. People's lives were being saved, but not enough lives were being saved. A program was quickly started to attempt to send the MP5 to every person out there for free, and refunds were sent around.

With how many people needed help, it wasn't long until production started cutting corners to keep up with demand. This led to a massive recall when the MP5 started breaking down in the field of battle.

Tips

  • This may be a good starting weapon, but it's still a starter weapon.
    • Obviously, better weapons are out there.
    • Don't discredit this weapon completely though, as this is still good for experienced players.
  • Keep in mind that the Kalashnikova and the MP5 have nearly the same statistics.
  • If zombies are dodging your shots, you can always use semi-auto to finally land one.
  • The MP5 has many Attachments to choose from, so choose the best one for it!

Trivia

  • This was the first weapon to be added to R2DA.
    • As a given, it's also the first SMG and automatic weapon added to the game.
  • During the Alpha phase, the MP5 used to have infinite ammo.
  • The in-game model resembles more of an HK416 than a MP5.
    • A sliding stock and buffer tube, a staple on the MP5, aren't visible at all.
  • With 10 Attachments, the MP5 holds the title for having the most Attachments out of all the guns in R2DA.

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