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5.56mm Round: Misc



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The 5.56mm round is a type of small guns ammunition found in Fallout 3 and Fallout Tactics, named after the size of the bullet's diameter.


Fallout 3

5.56mm Round
used in: Assault Rifle
Chinese Assault Rifle
Xuanlong Assault Rifle
weight: 0
value: 1
base id: 00004240
00078CC4 (Jericho's special version)

Relatively speaking, the 5.56mm round is the third most common small guns ammunition found in the game, compared to the .32 Caliber Round and 10mm Round. After The Waters of Life, the 5.56 round becomes more common as enemies will use Assault Rifles more often than Hunting Rifles. The 5.56mm rounds' world model is a black banana magazine (resembling the magazines from the Chinese Assault Rifle).


Obtaining 5.56 rounds

5.56 rounds are typically found in Raider, Talon Company and Super Mutant camps. Notable areas to search include Downtown DC and the Metro tunnels underneath the Downtown area . However, 5.56 rounds appears to be scarce early in the game. Large amounts of 5.56 rounds can be acquired quickly through several means:

Weapons using this ammunition

Fallout Tactics

ammo type: 5.56mm
capacity: 30
penetration: +0%
damage: +0%
used in:
weight: 1 lbs.
value: n/a

Weapons using this ammunition

External links

Ammunition in Fallout 3
Ammunition in Fallout Tactics

This article uses material from the "5.56mm Round" article on the Fallout wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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